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No Parking

This artist curated collective exhibition takes its cue from the PS’ former use as a car park. Fuelled by this departure point, select Fremantle based artists have been invited to respond, intervene and revisit the building's ground floor. With installation, performances, sound and other disciplines ‘NO PARKING’ is a light hearted and open ended approach to place through contemporary practice. Marcel Christobal, Bevan Honey, George Howlett, Jessee Lee Johns, Tom Mùller, Ron Nyisztor, Ric Spencer, Andrew Sunley Smith, Alexander Tandy RSVP essential for opening on 1 Feb 2019.

Boomerang Throwing

Join former Fremantle Docker, Scott Chisholm for a cultural activity that will teach you a new skill! Boomerang throwing is not as easy as it looks, but Scott will make sure you hear a little of his story and show you how to make the boomerang come back!


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Cultural Storytelling Activity

Join Justin Martin, a qualified tour guide and Aboriginal artworks specialist as he shares his culture through story telling, talks about seasons, symbols and tools, language and local knowledge. Justin’s traditional lands stretch over the Perth metropolitan region and a large part of the mid-west of Western Australia. These tribes are formally identified as the Wadjuk, Ballardong, Widi and Budimia people.

Magpie Goose Pop Up

Magpie Goose is returning to WA for a two day pop up at Stackwood in Fremantle!We have some fabulous new prints from Borroloola artists Nancy McDinny and Stewart Hoosan, as well as great prints from our recent collaboration with Jinibara artists Uncle Noel Blair and Jason Murphy (Woodford/Kilcoy/Mt Nebo country north of Brisbane, QLD).Sat 23rd + Sunday 24th of Feb, Stackwood (10 Stack St Freo), 1.30pm - 5pm both days!We look forward to seeing you there! Photo by Sarah Mackie.


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Learn to Sail Adult Dinghy Keelboat Courses

Have you always wanted to learn to sail? We are running a Learn to Sail Adult Dinghy course over 4 Sundays, commencing the 10th February from 8.30am - 12.30pm. No experience is necessary! $140 members | $160 non-members. We are also running an Adult Keelboat course over 4 Saturdays commencing 16th February from, 8.30am - 12.30pm. $260 members | $300 non-members. For more information please contact us on 9339-8111.


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Sunday Music

Sunday Music is Fremantle Arts Centre’s free weekly live music program every Sunday from 2-4 pm. Enjoy the best local and touring bands every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden. Bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from our bar. Some chairs provided.


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Sunday Music | Bluegrass Parkway

Hold onto your hats, FAC is celebrating all things bluegrass. Led by renowned mandolin maker Paul Duff, Bluegrass Parkway (WA) is highly respected in the bluegrass world and regularly charm festivals of twang around the globe. Sunday Music is FAC’s free weekly live music program. Enjoy the best local and touring bands every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden. Bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from our bar. Some chairs provided.

Sunday Jazz

Wrap up your week with live jazz from 4:00-7:00 every Sunday at Helm.  Book a spot via our website to secure your favourite table, or simply cruise on in. Enjoy our fresh, season sharing menu, paired with an ecletic array of wines, beers and cocktails - eveything you need for the perfect Sunday afternoon.  Sunset? Oh yeah, we've got the best view in town. Love your music?  We host live local bands every Friday from 5pm. Come join us for some funky beats, drinks, nibbles, and a great evening soaking up the best Fremantle has to offer! 

Harbour Sundays 2019

After a wonderful third season, Harbour Sundays is back for 2019 for your perfect Sunday night local music fix at one of Perth’s most picturesque venues, the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle. Join us on the Museum’s balcony at Victoria Quay for four weeks throughout February for local music, DJs, drinks, and the best spot in Perth to watch the sun go down. The 2019 season kicks off on Sunday February 3 with psyche rock styling’s of Fuzz Toads, alongside the legendary sounds of Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp, plus DJ Jamie Mac of Homegrown. On Sunday February 10, we are blessed with the talents of singer songwriter Grace Armstrong and the…


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Sunset Concert

Sunset Concert Army Museum of Western Australia Artillery Barracks Burt St Fremantle Sunday 24th February 5.30pm Tickets 

Gaelic Gumbo with Lucky Oceans

Relax on the grass in front of Kidogo Arthouse. Bring a picnic or grab a bite nearby and a drink from the Kelp Bar. Settle in for a great evening's entertainment as Lucky Oceans and the Zydecats blend their foot tapping Louisiana beats with the spirited Irish music from Fiona Rea and Tommy O'Brien. Get tickets soon as this event was a 'sell-out' at the 2018 Fenians Festival. 

Kids Yoga course

Kids yoga (5-8yrs) in FremantleMondays for 4 weeks from February 4th to February 25th4.30pm - 5.00pmCost:4 weeks: $503 weeks: $40casual rate: $15Contact Jo to register: jo@yogagrooves.comLearn some fun yoga moves, partner / acro work. Learn techniques to improve mental focus, relaxation, empowerment, body awareness, spinal alignment, & self-confidence. Improve balance, strength and feel calm. Improve connection with the self and others. Increase energy and feel good!


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AcroYoga Fremantle Mondays

4 weeks of AcroYoga in FreoMondays from February 4th to February 25th 20196.00pm - 7.30pmCost:4 weeks: $85 3 weeks : $652 weeks: $45 Casual rate: $25To book, contact Jo: jo@yogagrooves.combookings essential**please note, no refund or credit on missed classes.We will be working on the foundational and technical aspect of acroyoga involving transitions. Students progress at their own level and partners can be changed around to enhance skills and also get to know everyone in the group. The course is available for beginners and/or experienced. No prior knowledge is necessary.AcroYoga combines acrobatic concepts with a yogic consciousness. It involves yoga, partner yoga, partner…


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CrafTea for a Cause

Something super lovely and crafty is brewing in Fremantle, and anyone and everyone is invited. Cirqlate, Sun & Flower Studios and The Local have teamed up to provide you with exciting plans for Monday nights. We like to think of it as 'craft club for people who don't do craft club', which means there are no prerequisites or expectations or snobby crafters telling you you're not crafting right. All forms of arts and craft are encouraged, and we will have ample wool and collage materials available for anyone who needs project inspiration. Everyone is welcome, so come along! WHERE: The Local, South…

Tom Collins Poetry Prize at Voicebox

Announcing the Tom Collins Poetry Prize, WA's premier poetry competition. All shortlisted poets will read their work and then Judge Dennis Haskell will read his report. Hear some of the best poets in WA and across the country while enjoying food and drink from the Cafe.

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Events and festivals

Fremantle has a legendary festival and events scene that stretches across the whole spectrum of music, arts, heritage, food and entertainment from the fantastic Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival and the biennial Sculptures @ Bathers. Plan your next visit to Fremantle by checking out what’s on in Freo today. And don’t forget to look at our eat and drink listings to find a great spot for dinner or a drink when you’re here.