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Handbuilt Ceramics

Join Ceramic Artist Lucy Abogye from Not Yet Perfect for a full morning (three hours) hands on pottery workshop. Lucy will guide you from design and hand-building techniques through to making your own functional ceramic piece from start to finish. You will learn how to prepare, manipulate and join clay to ensure success, as well as about the firing and glazing processes. Incorporating your own style through adding texture, pattern and colour, each person's handmade artwork will be entirely unique and something to treasure.

Make Your Own Woven Vessel with Sian Boucherd

Explore the ancient craft of basket weaving and take home your own functional work of art. Weaving is a wonderfully meditative practice that allows you to unplug, slow down and craft something with your own hands. In this workshop you will learn techniques to build and shape your own unique vessel to take home. We will be using ethically sourced raffia and other natural fibres such as cotton, wool and feathers allowing you to personalise your vessel. This workshop is perfect for those just starting out as well as those with some experience who want to expand on their skills in a constructive and creative community environment. All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Date and time: Sunday 12th of August, 10am - 1pm Sunday 2nd of September, 10am - 1pm Sunday 7th of October, 1pm - 4pm About Siân: Siân Boucherd is a fibre artist specialising in basket weaving. Following the completion of her Art and Design Degree 2007, Sian has worked across many aspects of the arts, including a stint curating Land Art projects in ancient woodlands of Kent, UK.  Sian continues to explore the natural environment through her studio practice and the delivery of weaving workshops. Images by Lyndley Mill * Tickets are non-refundable, but you are more than welcome to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend. You can find more details in our Terms and Conditions.

PVF The Local Hotel Fremantle Aug 2018

Come on down for a dig on Sunday 12th Aug to The Local Hotel in South Fremantle. 1000's of vinyl cakes to dig through, plus an awesome selection of drinks and wholesome food from The Locals menu :-)Last event for the Fremantle area for 2018. Rhubarb Records is hauling down a full table and giving away a $50 voucher as a door prize! New and old faces have booked into this event, and heavyweights are re stocked.Ample parking for patrons surrounding the venue, with the event and bar opening at 11am. Look out for the street signs!

Bookmaking Short Course

Monday evenings from 6pm - 8pm at The Meeting Place, South Fremantle. 13th 20th and 27th August. Learn three different bookmaking methods and take home your own beautiful hand made books. Learn how to bind, stitch, cover and assemble your own books made from leather, book cloth and specialist materials.  Individualise your books by hand embellishing and making your own end papers. Take home a set of ‘how to’ notes each week so that you can continue the craft at home. Absolutely everything is provided.  Spaces limited - Please book by 10th of August.

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Pub Choir

Well it’s time for YOU to perform at Clancy’s! Join our conductors Jim Fisher and Natalie Gillespie as they unite a pub full of punters in a joyful bar room chorus. Warm up with some fun classics and then work up a number with our conductors to perform at the end of the session and we shall film it for prosperity. Come and join the PUB CHOIR. 3rd Wednesday of every month. Gold coin donation.

Stackwood Made Local Winter Market

The Made Local Market is back at Stackwood! This edition of the market will focus on local makers and will host more than 25 stalls selling locally made wares such as ceramic planters, artist prints, clothing, textiles and jewellery. The market will host food trucks serving up winter eats. There will be coffee by STACKED CAFE and doughnuts by MARY STREET BAKERY.We will open the Stackwood bar for a live unplugged performance (artist TBC) at 7pm on Friday, plus there will be kid-friendly activities happening right throughout the weekend. The Stackwood studios will also be open so you can get a behind the scenes look into the warehouse, and our concept store will be full of plants to add to your urban jungle.The market event will take place:FRIDAY 17 AUG | 3PM - 9PM (BAR OPEN)SATURDAY 18 & SUNDAY 19 AUG | 9AM - 3PMStackwood, 10 Stack Street, Fremantle. $2 ENTRY | tickets at the doorFull list of stallholders to come!

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Mono Freo Book Launch

MONO FREO 2 is a book of black and white photography by James Kerr set in and around Fremantle WA. The book will be launched at 6pm, Friday 17 August 2018 at Earlywork, Shop 9/330 South Terrace (cnr Wardie St), South Fremantle. This book is a sequel to the original MONO FREO. The launch will feature an exhibition of images from the book as well as a selection of previous photographs. The exhibition will also open 10am-4pm Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018. http://jameskerrphotography.com

Macrame Plant Hangers

Learn to make a beautiful macrame plant hanger for that special piece of greenery. In this three hour workshop, Sam Pace from The Threaded Wall will guide you through the art form of knot tying to create a striking, wall art style design. This is not your average macrame plant hanger! You will have the option to include beads and if you're feeling confident, to bring your own ideas into the work. You will be using beautiful sustainable, recycled t-shirt yarn for this project and complete your work with a wooden hanger, ready for installation.  About the Artist:Sam is a local artist born and raised in Perth, Western Australia and known for her bespoke wall art and stylist services. Her meticulous attention to detail and unique ability to interpret her client's ideas have her in high demand to stylize boutiques, restaurants and most recently creating bohemian influenced wedding arbours.The Threaded Wall was created by a chance meeting with a vintage window in downtown Fremantle that was begging for a makeover. Plain and lifeless, Sam challenged her artistic abilities to create a stunning window display.The window display sits proudly at The Gypsy and The Stylist and since then Sam has continued her journey creating awe inspiring textiles with her individual craftsmanship.What you will learn:-How to create a macrame artwork using a series of specialised knots-How to finish your wall art using a wooden dowel hanger What you will get:-Beautiful, sustainable recycled t-shirt yarn to work with-Pot to fit your design-Wooden dowel hanger so that your work is ready to hangWhat to bring:No need to bring a thing, but if you like the rustic look, you could bring a stick/ branch to use as a hanger if you prefer.What to wear:Closed toe shoes preferredAppropriate forSuitable for adults of all levels

Ban the Bag Crochet Edition

Plastic bags have just been banned in WA from July 2018! Hurrah! Not only are they horrendous for the environment but they are an abomination to fashion. In this workshop you will learn how to crochet a basic shopping bag using yarn made from 100% recycled products. Suitable for both beginners and the more advanced crochet lover, you will learn to follow a basic crochet pattern as well the 3 basic stitches used throughout the pattern. We will spend time practicing these stitches before moving on and creating our beautiful shopping bags. About the Teachers: Cass and Maddy met as neighbours 6 years ago and bonded instantly over their love of crafting and crochet. After many a crafternoon they decided to turn this crafty love into a business, blooming into their collective of Coral and Cactus at the beginning of 2017. Cass discovered a love for crochet whilst nursing her first kidlet and passed on her passion & knowledge of the craft to Maddy, teaching her to make her first granny square only 3 years ago and from that point on Maddy was as hooked as Cass for making everything from blankets, to teddies, to jumpers and more & more…!

Courtney Barnett at Metropolis Fremantle

Since the release of her debut full-length "Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit", Courtney Barnett has been celebrated as one of the most distinctive and compelling voices in indie rock, a singer-writer who mixes deeply insightful observations with devastating self-assessment. Flipping between the political and personal with face-melting guitars to boot Barnett’s rise to global prominence is unprecedented. From the housing crisis of 'Depreston' to the hell of internet trolls in 'Nameless Faceless', the 30-year-old's everyday narratives have now weaved into collaboration with The Breeders, Kurt Vile and long-term partner Jen Cloher.Rolling Stone praised her as “one of the sharpest, most original songwriters around—at any level, in any genre… a self-strafing humorist á la Lena Dunham who’s also a Dylan-style word ninja”. She's a critical darling with an adoring fanbase to match. Barnett's electric live shows have seen her grace the stages of the biggest festivals of the world, playing to adoring audiences across 5 continents.2017 saw the release of the wonderful album "Lotta Sea Lice" an album of duets with Kurt Vile and a gorgeous place-holder while we awaited the release of “Tell Me How You Really Feel”.“Tell Me How You Really Feel” will be released May 18th through Barnett’s own label Milk! Records followed by a string of worldwide tour dates.One of the most unique Australian voices to emerge this century, see Courtney Barnett tear up the stage with whiplash wit and a full band this August and September.

Alcohol Inks with Monique Ford

In this three hour workshop, art practitioner and teacher Monique Ford will introduce you to working with alcohol inks. A beautiful, free flowing and fun medium, alcohol inks can be used to create luminous, layered artworks emphasising colour, composition and balance. You will explore the properties of the ink and specialised papers, and learn to achieve vibrant effects with translucent and metallic colours . The possibilities are only limited to what you are willing to try!What you will learn:-The application of different alcohol ink colours and effects (including metallics)-How to create a successful, balanced composition-How to use layers to create depth in artwork What you will get:  -Yupo paper in a range of sizes to work with -A selection of colours and brands of alcohol inks to use-Use of a selection of tools to create different effects including blending solution.What to bring:No need to bring anythingWhat to wear:Closed toe shoes preferredSuitable for adults of all levels ALCOHOL INKS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

Notre Dame Open Day

Discover the Notre Dame difference while exploring our Campus in Freo’s West End on Open Day. There will be delicious eats, live music, course advice and more!