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Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different exhibition that showcases, in Australia’s driest state, our connection to the world’s most essential life source. Commissioned by the Perth Festival, UK artist Amy Sharrocks and the Museum custodians have been towing their rusty trailer around the State for over a year, turning strangers into friends and liquid into art as they collect watery donations and the memories that go with them. The exhibition is the culmination of the last year’s work. View the ever-growing collection as you walk through more than 500 bottles of water, each with its own remarkable story. There…

The Alliance Française French Film Festival

The Alliance Française French Film Festival will return in 2018 for its 29th season from 14 March – 4 April at Cinema Paradiso, The Windsor and Luna SX. Once again, this beloved, yet very avant-garde ‘grande dame’ will delight with a superb line-up of contemporary French cinema including, for the first time, a LGBT strand spread across categories such as “We are Family” and “Crazy in Love,” in celebration of Australia’s recent ‘Yes’ vote for same-sex marriage.  

St Patricks Day | Bonkers Party

Ska and British Music Events  St Patricks Day 'Bonkers Party'  Join  'Little Pedro", BritPop sensation Vox Box & DJ Upfront n Central playiing the best of the Irish with a twist. If you want to join the fun, put on your Dr Martens, your Fred Perry or Ben Sherman and bring your skankin legs to the Flyby Night Club. "It's Gonna BeLARGE".  

Sunday Music | Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall

Andrew Winton & Dave Brewer’s Electric Blues Dancehall (WA) will deliver an exuberant, full band blues party. Get your dancing shoes ready for an afternoon of up-tempo rhythm and blues. Sunday Music is FAC’s annual summer concert series sponsored by Bendigo Bank – Fremantle Community Bank Branch. Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday from October to March.

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen is playing her most intimate Australian shows to date in support of her latest release Phases, a revealing and intimate collection of B-sides, rarities and demos from the past several years. Performing across two nights in the beautiful surrounds of FAC’s Inner Courtyard, don’t miss this very special chance to see Olsen up close and personal. Hear tracks from across Olsen’s stellar career, including the never-before-released tracks from Phases. Whether you’re a diehard fan or just discovering Olsen’s enormous musical range, these shows are not to be missed.


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Vikki Thorn (The Waifs)

Vikki Thorn is touring Australia for the very first time in March this year, fronting her own Trio along with Heath Cullen and long term ‘The Waifs’ bassist Ben Franz. After 25 years of singing and touring as one third of ‘The Waifs’, Vikki Thorn found her own voice deep in the canyons of Utah. Known for her powerful vocals and blues harp playing, she is a dynamic & passionate performer who has sung with Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Paul Kelly, John Butler and Missy Higgins. Now with her feet on stone and hands in the dirt, her new collection…

Gaslight Club

Fly By Night presents Freo’s newest Blues Club ‘for people with open minds’- The Gaslight Club! Named in honor of one of the most important venues in Perth in the 60s! The Gaslight Club is an intimate venue directly under the main stage of Victoria Hall. Check our website for performance times and artists.  

Terry vic with Jill and Alsy The Triffids

CAMP DOOGS presents Terry (Upset The Rhythm)Terry is a latent man of mystery. Terry is also a band from Melbourne, Australia. Divide him in half and you split the genders, into quarters and you get Amy Hill (also of Constant Mongrel, School Of Radiant Living), Xanthe Waite (Mick Harvey Band, Primo), Zephyr Pavey (Eastlink, Total Control, Russell St Bombings) and Al Montfort (UV Race, Dick Diver, Total Control). Guitars, bass, drums, all four sing. Terry are busy people and Terry is a particularly active project too, having released two EPs and a full length album ('Terry HQ') in 2016 on Upset…

Harry Manx (Canada)

Bonjour Holiday presents the return of Harry Manx (CANADA) Canadian Harry Manx has been one of the most successful international touring musicians ever to grace stages in Australia. He will be returning in 2018 to perform at Port Fairy Folk Festival , The Blue Mountains Music Festival and Byron Bluesfest as well as side shows in Sydney ,Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth. This deeply original multi-instrumentalist has entertained audiences in more than 10 extensive tours since 2001. The explanation is simple. Harry’s created his own genre, often referred to as the ‘Mystissippi Blues’. His mesmerising sound is an organic fusion…

Shadows and Landscapes

Chris Kotchie, a Perth based classical guitarist and composer brings to Fremantle a night of original compositions for solo guitar and flute created by the inspiration of the Australian landscape, ancient cities, artefacts, mythology and the visual arts. Featuring guest artist Kirsten Smith (flute). Come down to be transported into an evocative sound world, of a night of story telling through music.

Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market

Aboriginal art centres and independent Aboriginal artists from across the state will be selling original, affordable works at the Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market. This once-a-year opportunity to buy art directly from emerging and established Aboriginal artists has become a firm favourite on the FAC calendar and definitely not to be missed. Bringing together artists from all over WA, with works starting from $50 and all profits from sales returning to the makers and art centres, this is a great chance to purchase quality new artworks. Browse a range of craft and artworks, including paintings, textiles, woven items, artefacts, clothing,…

Lights Camera Action Filmmaking 3 Days

Let's creatively find ways to make YOUR movie! What does a director do...what is a 1st AD, why do they use a clapper board, how to devise a script, what is improvisation? All these questions and more, will be answered during this 3 day in depth filmmaking course. Learn what goes on in front and behind the camera. You will acquire basic/intermediate skills that will enable you to make your own films with friends and family at home. Not only will you walk away with the knowledge to create your own masterpieces, but after our 3 day filmmaking bonanza you…


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Mark Wilkinson Wasted Hours Tour

After a huge year that saw the Sydney singer-songwriter release his self-produced EP “Lost in a Dream” and stage some 100+ shows across the globe, Mark Wilkinson doesn’t look to slow down in 2018 as he unveils his much anticipated full length record “Wasted Hours” (out Feb 9) and returns to the road. This collection of songs showcases the full dynamic range of Wilkinson’s songwriting, from delicate and emotive tracks like “Time Machine” to the more driven and anthemic “Moving On”. What remains ever present though is his captivating vocal and rare ability to engage and connect with an audience.…

Contemporary Hand Stitching for Teens

Join us for a creative and inspirational contemporary workshop, suitable for teens looking for new creative expression. We’ll learn the art of ‘Slow Stitching’ to create some really unique and funky hand stitched artwork to hang on the wall.

Fuzzy Felted Friends 5-8 years

Kids working with an adult. Design your own colourful toy, from a shark to an elephant, snake or bird, then make it come alive in felt. A fun way for kids and adults to learn feltmaking techniques.  This is a class for parents and kids to do together, each child must be accompanied by an adult.Friday 27th April | 10am-3pm | $92

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Fremantle arts organisation

Fremantle is a centre for arts and culture. Arts organisations based in the port city represent many sectors of the Western Australian cultural community including Artsource – the peak membership body for artists, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle Literature Centre, Fremantle Press and the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra. Check our listings to find out what’s on in Fremantle in the arts & cultural community.