Events & Festivals

Strange Editions

Introducing Strange Editions, a winter book series at Strange Company in Fremantle. At the end of each month you’re invited to sit down with a Fremantle-based author to discuss their book over vino. The exciting line-up of authors include: Monday 26th June: Joan London with The Golden AgeMonday 31st July: Deb Fitzpatrick with The BreakMonday 28th August: Dr Leigh Straw with LimestoneTuesday 26th September: David Whish-Wilson with Old Scores Strange Editions is a free evening, however as places are limited, RSVP is essential. Head to the Strange Company Facebook page for more information.

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Wide Open Mic night

Open Mic Night, talked about in all languages & countries of the world, the one & only Wide Open Mic! As this is the premier Open Mic Night the schedule books up in advance. To play, there’s two requirements, first you must email Tash Shanks via mojosopenmic@gmail.com. Secondly, once you’ve secured a gig, you must invite everyone you ever met to see your Mojos Bar performance! Venue open from 5pm. Live music starts at 8pm. Entry is free!

Workshops Mosaic

Learn to design and make your own mosaic wall piece with experienced ceramic artist Jenny Dawson. Jenny Dawson's (J Shed Art Studio) enrollments are open for her next classes at the J Shed Fremantle. This series is called hand made "Mosaic wall works for exterior or interior." The workshops will run for 6 weeks and cost $320. carefully structured classes small groups beautiful studio setting at J Shed on Bathers Beach Tuesdays 2pm-4.30pm starts 29th of August Thursdays 2pm-4.30pm starts 31st of August Sundays 2pm-4.30pm starts 10th of September Email or call for enrollment details. Classes start soon.Email: jennydawsonjshed@yaoo.com.au or Mobile 041 7911 078 (studio: 9430 7900)

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Explore Yoga Course

One class a week for six consecutive weeks. You may have heard of a variety of Yoga styles and wondered, what is best for me?  Now that you’ve completed Begin Yoga, it’s time to explore and experience some different styles of Yoga, such as Hatha, Yin and Flow, to widen your exposure to what is available.  Each week will explore a different style of Yoga, suitable for those new to the practice.  Each of these styles offers unique benefits, this course will leave you well equipped to develop your personal practice and help you to determine what style will suit your…

Hexagon Blankets with Tash Jones

Knit your own vintage inspired hexagon blanket by taking a traditional patchwork idea and translating it to knitting. Over two weekends you will complete a fun and colourful blanket knitted in a merino/cashmere yarn, locally hand dyed by Fishermans Rib. You will learn how to create your ‘moss stitch’ hexagon and then how to join them. The process will take you on a joyful journey, creating your very own family heirloom that will be cherished by many.   To participate in this workshop you need to have basic knitting skills - cast on, cast off, plain stitch (commonly know as…

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Fashion Upcycling Workshops

Transform outdated, unwanted, vintage or other clothing. Learn how to re-design, sew and create stylish fashion pieces in these Fashion upcycling workshops series. Facilitated by the emerging local eco fashion designer and clothing upcycler, and founder of EcoFashionSewing.com: Mariana Kirova. These workshops are offered for the first time and are part of the uprising interest in clothes refashioning, recycling and upcycling. If you love sewing, don’t miss out this unique opportunity. The workshops will run over four weeks are open to young people aged 15-25 years. Spaces are limited. Registration is essential: https://cityoffremantle.wufoo.eu/forms/ryd520g16ea3qp/

Terri Turner | Ancient Beauty

The Ancient Beauty connects us all to the main root of the Tree of Life, at the very center and in perfect balance. Terri’s interwoven photographs point towards that ancient place, still resonating and echoing through time and space singing to us all to remember how we are all connect, all leaves on that one Ancient Tree, all flowers of one Beautiful Garden. Terri’s Ancient Beauty exhibition has at its very conception, a desire to reflect that center where the physical and the spiritual realms coexist, interweave and dance together. That core is where the seen and the unseen, the visible and the invisible unite It is this realm that Terri is reflecting in her uniquely crafted interwoven photographs. Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh 2017 Official opening 4-9pm Friday 1 September 2017.

Sharing Reflexology

This is a 2 x Saturday afternoon course, that will teach participants how to give a relaxing and stimulating reflexology treatment.   It is for those who would like to be able to share reflexology with friends and loved ones, and will leave the participant confidant to practice at home. This is not an accredited course, but is taught by Fiona and Josi, who have over 20 years experience in the industry.   Included are a reflexology chart, comprehensive notes, a handy tool, afternoon tea and a $10 off voucher for a treatment with either Josi or Fiona. 

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Gillian English | A Bitter Shrew

Gillian English has farted herself awake in a stranger’s bed, taken a pregnancy test in a food court bathroom, and watched her 26 year old boyfriend almost die from a heart attack. All the ingredients to make her …A Bitter Shrew! 

Pete Murray

Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia’s most loved musicians, Pete Murray has released his new single, Take Me Down, alongside the announcement of his sixth studio album, Camacho — available 2 June. With over one million album sales to his name, the quiet achiever of Australian music will showcase new tracks and old favourites on this epic national tour. This is an 18+ event. 

Comedy @ Kidogo

Comedy @ Kidogo Comedy showcase featuring... Tomás Ford (MC - direct from Edinburgh!!!!) Matt Storer, Gillian English, Alissia Marsh, Mickey J, and Lucy Ewing.

Run Aground Presented by the Lost Quays

All male choir singing sea shanties & songs of the sea! The harsh, inspiring and sometimes tragic tales of WA's "shipwreck coast" - from barrel thumping traditional shanties to gentle songs of the sea.

Tomas Fords Craptacular

International cabaret sex god Tomás Ford (Crap Music Rave Party) reaches for international stardom with his biggest, dumbest pop extravaganza yet. Hear the trashiest pop songs of all time in ways you never asked to hear them. Think Kylie, Madonna and Bieber in a unique mix of stadium spectacular and hostage situation. ‘It’ll leave you grinning from ear to ear’ ★★★★ (Scotsman).‘Marvellous and memorable’ Highly Recommended Show (FringeReview.co.uk).‘A thrilling performance… not to be missed’ ★★★★★ (West Australian).

Fathers Day at Coast Port Beach

Celebrate Father's Day at Coast Port Beach and enjoy our new breakfast, lunch or dinner menu in the beautiful Boathouse Beach Side Restaurant.Make a lunch or dinner booking for 4 or more adults before August 30th and receive a complimentary bottle of white or red wine to enjoy with your meal. We expect our tables to fill up fast so early bookings are strongly recommended - call 9430 6866 or book online: http://bit.ly/2v4Y7aC

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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.