Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2016

RTRFM heads to Fremantle once again for the 10th edition of its North Freo takeover Fremantle Winter Music Festival, featuring 25 acts across five venues. At the Swan Lounge, bask in a tuneful array of soulful sounds from the likes of Matt Cal, Michael Savage, Mo Wilson and the Drivers, Simon & Girlfunkle and Stella Donnelly. Step into the Swan Basement for an eclectic offering of brass-heavy, worldly delights courtesy of Barefeet Sojourns, The Brow, Ladywood & POW! Negro. Journey to the North Fremantle Bowls Club for a smorgasbord of country, blues and folk brilliance courtesy of Galloping Foxleys, The Justin Walshe Folk Machine, Los Porcheros, Ralway Bell and Tom Fisher and the Layabouts. Or head to the Railway Hotel where things get raw, weird and loud, with a glorious cacophony of screeching guitars and deep howls from High Horse, moistoyster, Red Engine Caves, Rag n’ Bone and Scalphunter. And at Mojos, immerse yourself in a weird and wonderful array of sounds from the finest electronic experimentalists and beatmakers, with Akioka, Consulate (DJ set), Craig McElhinney, Hugo Gerani and Sacred Flower Union taking you into the wee hours. Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2016 – the biggest local music event in the port city. Tickets on sale now from

Winter Festival

Winter Festival docks in Fremantle for the second year, transforming the Esplanade Reserve into a winter haven full of fun activities for the whole family. Australia's biggest ice rink returns with 12 sessions a day, kicking off every hour on the hour from 9:00am to 9:00pm, with special late night sessions at 10pm for the big kids on Friday and Saturday nights. This year promises to be even bigger with exhilarating rides, local Fremantle food vendors, The Winter National pop-up bar and captivating entertainment for the whole family.

Explore Fremantle

Grab your mother, brother, lover, BFF or go solo but get out and explore Freo on one of our self-guided walking tours.Choose from iconic Fremantle tourist attractions, history, cultural heritage and the arts or try our special winter umbrella tour!  

Winter school holidays

We’ve collected a snapshot of activities for all age groups including circus skills, discounted prison tours, art workshops and sailing classes. Remember that school holiday events continue to be added to so check for the latest updates.

Hidden Treasures - Winter Music Series 2016

Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is a month long concert program celebrating all that is special about Fremantle’s historic yet still boundary-pushing music scene. Nationally-recognised legends, hype-worthy up and comers and loveable weirdos play side by side in a series of shows programmed in unusual venues along High Street. Come and get a glimpse into quirky nooks like The Buffalo Club, Navy Club and PS Art Space as they fling open their doors for a series of gigs every Thursday in July. Line-up: Beni Bjah, Bluegrass Parkway, Carus Thompson, David Craft, Dave Brewer Band, Elli Schoen, Fisher & Son, Gunns, High Horse, Human Buoy, Jacob Diamond, Joel Barker, Kill Devil Hills performing Heathen Songs, Leaf Crown, Lucy Peach, Mathas, Maurice Flavel’s Intensive Care, Mei Saraswati, Mt. Mountain, Patient Little Sister, Peter Bibby, Pow! Negro, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Red Engine Caves, Riley Pearce, Salary, Sean O’Neill, Segue Safari, Soukoss Internationale, Southern River Band, Squidfinger, Stella, The Durongs, The Flairz, The Floors, The Honeyriders, The Last Fair Deal, Spunloves, Tim Rogers, Timothy Nelson, Usurper of Modern Medicine, Verge Collection and more to be announced soon!   Stay tuned for more details.

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Happy Hour Fremantle

Thirsty? Just one more stitch then it's Happy Hour at Marine Lounge Bar! Join us at every day, 5pm to 6pm for Happy Hour. Selected wines and draught beers, $4. Standard spirits, $5. Cocktail of the week, $10. Conditons apply.

Sticky BBQ Ribs

Sticky BBQ pork ribs served with your choice of chuncky chips or garden salad for $21.50 come down and get your hands on a serve today. 

Fitness Infused Yoga Classes

Come strengthen your mind & body with a fun Vinyasa flow to upbeat music, incorporated with fitness elements. The class starts by building heat through fluid movements and breath work and ends on the mat with Yin stretches.  Core and glute-building exercises incorporated into the flow! Advanced and beginner variations offered throughout the class.   Feel free to come and flow at your own pace.  ALL levels welcome! FIRST VISIT $10! Check us out at for timetable & prices

Perth to Fremantle Tour Fremantle Markets and Dinner

Take a guided tour from Perth to Fremantle following the Swan River. See some of Perth's most expensive real estate on a relaxing drive along the river, visit the Victorian Fremantle Markets, take an Indigenous Heritage Tour that also includes a visit to an Indigenous gallery and enjoy a delicious dinner at the Fremantle fish markets. You'll also stop at Sir James Mitchell Park for spectacular views of Perth city and visit the historic Old Mill and Millers Cottage. After meeting your guide at the pick up point in Perth, you'll travel along the Swan River towards Fremantle. Along the way your guide will point out some of Perth's most expensive real estate. In Fremantle, take an Indigenous Heritage tour which will explore the Roundhouse prison and Whaling Tunnel and hear a Dreamtime story amongst the Tea Trees. Also visit the beautiful grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre.Next stop is the Fremantle Markets. Housed in a Victorian building, the market that first opened in 1902. You'll have time to browse through the markets -- there are over 150 stalls offering fresh local produce, jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs.Stop for an Australian traditional fish and chip dinner (vegetarian options are also available) at the award winning Kailis Fish Market Cafe.Following dinner head to South Perth, a unique, charming and popular area located across the Swan River, just 2.5 miles (4 kms), from Perth Central Business District. Take in the view across the river to Perth and then visit the Old Mill and Millers Cottage.

Daily Psychic and Tarot Readings

We have the privilege of being able to offer you the services of some of Australia’s most experienced and gifted mediums, tarot and clairvoyant readers daily at all our stores.  Our highly experienced readers are using different tools (tarot/oracle cards, pendulums, crystals, etc) to read what is happening in your life right now and what is coming, based on your current circumstances, your belief system, your emotional state etc.  A reading session is a positive and empowering experience, an insight into our life from a different perspective, which is especially helpful in a situation when we feel stuck or indecisive. Available Monday to Sunday by appointment, walk-ins also welcome. 

Circus Level 1 Adult 15+

Our professional circus trainers lead participants to develop safe and accurate technique in tumbling, handstands, group balances and trampoline. Also included in this fun and exciting introduction to circus is juggling, tight wire, unicycling, devil sticks, basic trapeze and silks and diablo. This is the perfect introduction to circus, as it covers a little bit of everything. This class is also perfect for people who are wanting to improve their fitness in a fun, social environment. No previous experience required. Circus Level 1 (Adult/15+) Monday 7:30pm – 9:00pm $266.50 for a 9 week term

Flying Falafels

Flying Falafels  - Lebanese Street Food.  This is no ordinary Falafel, this is made by Lebanese chef Ali Sarhan (from the old Cedar Tree). His hommus is legendary too, along with fabulous cabbage salads drizzled with creamy tahini. Falafel is a popular vegetarian street food in the Middle East made from chick peas, broad beans (fava beans) cumin, parsley and coriander. It can be served with a salad, in pita bread and with tahini or hommus. As usual Ali will add his own unique twist to his falafel. Check our Facebook page for locations around Fremantle.

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