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Brilliant. Home

Brilliant. Home showcases new works from multi-disciplinary established and emerging artists and makers who have a cultural connection with Fremantle. The show is the inaugural exhibition in an intended annual series, which will see a new curatorial theme explored each year. Opening Fri 24 Mar | 6pm

The Fremantle story magazine | Autumn 2017

This edition:  It is all about festival & events, with a season that runs through autumn into winter We chat with Kate Hulett about the amazing MANY 6160 and discuss the transition to a new Many 2.0 space on Adelaide Street Enjoy cooking the chili and lemon prawns recipe from Bottega chef, Jamie Galloway Celebrate the internationally reknowned street art in Freo (on walls) Explore the urban wanderlust in Freo's malls, arcades and piazzas  Discover eight foodie delights you need to try when you’re next in Freo Plus discount coupons, Instagram captures and much more Enjoy  Look out for our printed magazine at visitor centres, cafés, galleries, cinemas, restaurants, bars, universities in Perth and Freo. 

Wildlife Zoo at the Markets

We love having West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading wildlife petting zoos, at Fremantle Markets. They provide a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas, snakes & dingoes. You can usually only glimpse such animals amidst big crowds in larger reserves or zoos. Our Wildlife Zoo offers a more intimate approach, allowing both children and adults to experience these animals in a smaller and more relaxed setting. Entry by Gold Coin Donation. Don't forget your camera!

Yoga at South Beach

Join us for yoga at the beautiful South Beach, Fremantle. Beach Yoga classes are a moving meditation in the sun, flowing with the breath and taking the time to relax and experience each posture. Suitable for all levels, including beginner students. Start your weekend enjoying your yoga practice in nature at the beautiful South Beach! Classes are located at Ocean Road, South Fremantle, just north of the South Beach Cafe.   7am to 8am Saturday throughout summer

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Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Hachikó

Have you ever loved an animal? Have you ever wondered why they are so loyal? Based on a true story from Japan, Hachikō is a theatrical celebration of the remarkable joy and companionship that an animal can bring to our lives and a perfect family outing. Simplicity, beauty and gentle poetic storytelling in this carefully crafted Spare Parts production ensures both children and adults alike will be drawn into the true story of a dog that waited at a Tokyo train station every day for nine years for his master to return. Time: 10am & 1pm Daily plus 6.30pm performance…

Leeuwin Parent Project

The Leeuwin Foundation and Relationships Australia WA have joined forces to create an extraordinary and unique family voyage experience. Our experienced facilitators will support you to strengthen your family connections and increase the flow of communication, in a safe, supportive and fun environment. There is no doubt negotiating the teenage years can sometimes be challenging, and occasionally even overwhelming. Staying connected as a family and keeping the lines of communication open are essential to having a healthy and happy family. Join us on board the Leeuwin to learn a range of skills that will help improve your family communication and…

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Junior Fishing Clinic

Join one of Recfishwest’s popular and free SunSmart fishing clinics at the WA Maritime Museum. Participants will learn how to be SunSmart while learning some fishing basics like casting and fish handling, as well as how to fish sustainably and look after their fishing environment.All participants must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian. Fishing rods and equipment will be supplied. Ages 8 - 14.    

Cirquepop | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

Cirquepop is the space where explosive contemporary popculture meets muscular circus manipulations. Experience live music, aerials, acrobatics, contortion and extreme hooping, all from Fremantle’s home-grown youth talent - the Sliders.Directed by Ross Vegas. Asst Director Rachel Collier. Circus WA, Fremantle. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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Mario Queen of the Circus | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

This Latin lothario has wooed audiences all over the world with his mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal, fuelled by the arena-rocking anthems of his favourite supergroup, Queen. Expert in both circus artistry and comedy, Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion – you’ll laugh till you swoon. USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

Romantic Botanic | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

For thousands of years humans have been developing the art of seduction, but plants have been doing this for millions! Romantic Botanic is an interactive, profound and hilarious look into the plant realm and its relationship with us that blends ancient plant lore, modern botanical science and local environmental knowledge on a charming tour through Fremantle. The Miraculous Theatre Company, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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Family friendly

There are plenty of family friendly events throughout the year to keep the kids amused especially during one of the Fremantle festivals. Sunday Music at the Fremantle Arts Centre during summer is a popular way to spend a chilled Sunday afternoon with family and friends. Enjoy one of the simple Freo family rituals, fish and chips or an icecream at Fishing Boat Harbour or stop by the Esplanade Youth Plaza and be inspired by some very talented skateboarders demonstrating their skill.