Events & Festivals

Steamsub Going Ballistic

Develop your physics concepts and construction skills with our ancient Roman naval missile weapon in the ballista workshop! This crossbow of the high seas was built to sling missiles at enemy ships. Join us in making your own miniature ballista to take home. How did the ancient Romans build one of the biggest empires Earth has ever seen? Thanks to their amazing inventions and supreme army!  Come and discover how Roman innovations in military weaponry and tactics forever changed our world.   *Note: This workshop requires construction skills, techniques and equipment that are not suitable for younger children. Cost - $10…

Electronics Coding 7-10 years old class

STEM Learning - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - using a Raspberry Pi SBC (single-board computer) to gain a basic understanding of ‘Physical Computing'. Physical Computing means building interactive physical systems by the use of software and hardware that can sense and respond to the real world. Gizmo Cats identify computer components, learn programing concepts using Scratch API (Application Programming Interface) with Raspberry Pi GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output), Collaborate as a team to develop a video game with external controls (own imagination or sample project). Four (4) consecutive days of classes (Tue-Fri during School Holidays). For ages 7-10. Pre-requests: None. {Optional: bring your own USB memory stick to for own back-ups; purchase a Raspberry Pi single-board computer -  not required} Objective: To Have Fun! Develop an appreciation for creativity, reasoning, problem solving and collaboration. Understanding basic concepts of electronic circuits and input/outputs to/from a SBC. Learn by doing fun hands-on physical computing activities to understand our human relationship to the digital world. We're located just 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

School Holiday Progressive Workshops

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Now is the time to run away with CircusWA. Join our 3 day progressive workshop, where you will learn circus skills and get to showcase them at the end of the 3 days. School Holiday Progressive Workshops: 5 - 7 years Old 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday 26th - Thursday 28th September 2017

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Pilates for the whole family

During school holidays children aged 6 -14 can join their parents or grandparents in a class for free. The aim of the class is to improve postural and movement awareness to enhance overall health and well-being.  ​Fremantle Primary School Hall,1 Brennan St, FremantleTuesdays: 6.30pm -  7.20pm St Paul's Anglican Church, 162 Hampton Rd, BeaconsfieldThursdays: 9.30am - 10.20am  

Creative Junior Photography Workshop

Back by popular demand! Get creative with a hands-on photography workshop, presented by Kingsley Klau. Kingsley became an AIPP Accredited Photographer in 2005 and is an experienced photography teacher. In this workshop learn how to capture engaging images using your camera, tablet or smartphone. $15 per child, includes photography workshop and *child’s ticket to the  Escape from Pompeii exhibition.Ages - 8 – 14 years (participants must be accompanied by an adult)                    

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Alice in Wonderland Book Celebration

Come to a celebration of this enduring children's classic. Dress up as your favourite character, play games and puzzles beloved by Lewis Carroll, and more! For booklovers aged 5+.  

Pizza Perfetto by WA Maritime Museum & Pizza Bella Roma

Come and learn the secrets of making ‘pizza perfetto’ (perfect pizza), with expert chefs from Fremantle’s Pizza Bella Roma restaurant. Just like their imaginative ancestors who used ideas from other countries to make their boats mightier, Italians used their imagination and accepted new ideas (like tomatoes and peppers) and made them a cornerstone of Italian cooking! This workshop will have you getting your hands fit, flouring and punching dough with the best of them! *All children must have an accompanying adult guardian for this workshop. Adult exhibition entry fees apply Pizza making workshops are presented in partnership with Pizza Bella…

Vino Vinyasa

Love Yoga? Love Wine? Then you will LOVE Vino Vinyasa. As we guide you through a practice that will suit all levels (seasoned yogis or first timers), we will share in the delight of sipping the wine of the month! Join Renee and Marg (200RYT Yoga Instructors) on September 28 at 6pm at the Federal Hotel (upstairs in the John Forrest Room). Grab some friends and stay on for dinner. Bookings are now open for our FIRST EVER Vino Vinyasa Class!Get booking now! We have limited space for this first session.

Romans vs The Pirates | Historical combat spectacle

Step back into ancient times with The Grey Company for a lively and fantastic encounter! A local unit of Roman soldiers face-off against the ruthless band of pirates that have been threatening the Empire’s supply ships on the seas near Pompeii. Who will triumph in this clash of forces? The Grey Company specialise in historical combat spectacle and re-enactment. They are bringing their unique kind of family-friendly demonstrations to the WA Maritime Museum for the start of the Escape from Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue season. Come and join us to explore the wonders of ancient Roman military techniques and…

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Make an Embroidered Necklace

Wear your art on your sleeve! Or failing that, why not wear it around your neck? Embroidery is no longer your nanna’s domain. In this three hour workshop, you will learn the basics of embroidery and how to apply it to fabrics to make your own wearable piece of art. Your nan would be proud! In this class, you will learn the basics of decorative embroidery, including how to set up your fabric, hoop and floss. You will also learn and practice common embroidery stitches before applying your skills to a fabric of your choice. By the end of the…

Holiday Kids Art Classes

Are you stuck for something fun to do during the holidays? Sign up now for a Creative Kids Art Club holiday workshop. On Monday October 2 you can create a Mandala artwork on fabric, a personalised artwork incorporating all of the things your child loves! All materials provided. (7 to 12 yrs) To see our full program or to book online visit www.creativekidsartclub.com.au.

Makerspace Its All About Play Rhyme and Story

This holiday activity invites you to hear stories, songs and rhymes and stay to make play resources or publish books. We’ll be mixing playdough, making simple shakers and toys for babies and toddlers, writing and illustrating 8-page books and publishing them.

Fremantle Craft Beer Tour Cruise

Love beer? Fremantle has quickly become a haven for beer enthusiasts and what better way to immerse yourself in beer than with Captain Cook Cruises’ new Fremantle Craft Beer Tour and Cruise. The full day tour and cruise allows you to take in amazing sights as you cruise down the Swan River, before disembarking for an informative walking tour to three of Fremantle’s top bars. This tour includes extensive beer tastings of some of the best beers Western Australia and Fremantle have to offer, along with a mouth-watering pub lunch.  Alternatively, enjoy a cider or other replacement drink of your…

Helen Townsend and The Wayward Hearts

Hot off the plane from Nashville ready to play some tunes back home! Join Helen Townsend and the Wayward Hearts as we help you get your weekend started! Helen Townsend is one of those rare artists who genuinely lives music, understands it’s power and knows how to harness it to tell a story which gathers you up and sweeps you along.

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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.