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Nyoongar Nature Painting

Capture the vibrancy of nature in the palm of your hand in a stunning painting class at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The Nyoongar Nature Painting class is facilitated by Nyoonger Bibbulman Artist Esther (Kickett) McDowell and runs for 4 weeks through March. Materials supplied. Please bring any found objects that inspire you. The 4 week course is from 12-2pm on the following dates: Thursday 7 MarchThursday 14 MarchThursday 21 MarchThursday 28 March

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Free Film Fridays

Relax and learn through aboriginal film at at Free Film Fridays at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre from 12-2pm. Bookings essential. Friday 8 February - Mabo Friday 15 February – Deadly Yarns 3 Friday 22 February - Deadly Yarns 4 Friday 1 March - Deadly Yarns 5 Friday 15 March - Zach's Ceremony Friday 22 March - Sisters, Pearls and Mission Girls Friday 29 March - The Last Tasmanian * Films may be subject to change  

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Dont Judge A Book By Its Cover Living Library

Borrow a human library book each week in March at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre and hear some of the most fascinating, heart wrenching, challenging, personal stories with a focus on Aboriginal issues and culture. Take the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and prepare to come away forever changed. Topics range from Aboriginal justice, health, military involvement, family, language, the arts, history and so much more... 

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Walyalup Artist in Residence Sharon Calgaret

Meet and see local Nyoongar Artist, Sharon Calgaret in action at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Sharon creates beautiful artwork on canvas, pots and anything else she can get her hands on, using a mix of traditional and contemporary painting techniques. Sharon is the Artist in Residence at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre on February 12, 20 and March 3, 10, 26, 27.

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Photography CoursesPeter Zuvela of J Shed Art Studio

LEVEL ONE for beginners LATE SUMMER series enroll now. 6 Week Course for a very cool $290.00. Late summer - autum is a wonderful time to take photos in Fremantle. Classes will start SUNDAY 31st of March running for six weeks from 2PM to 4.30pm. or  WEDNESDAY starting 27th of March running for six weeks from 10am to 12.30pm. Experience Digital photography classes in small groups with tutor and freelance photographer Peter Zuvela (with an Adv Dip. in Photography). Very practical courses with fun excursions with your camera around beautiful Bathers Beach Fremantle and the West End of Fremantle. learn…

Make Your Own Woven Wall Hanging with Sunday Weaves

Create a beautiful woven wall hanging for your home on a simple handloom.  Learn about the weaving process and various simple techniques. Define your colour palette, incorporating natural and recycled fibres into your design. This class is suitable for those with no experience weaving, to those with an intermediate level understanding who want to expand their knowledge. Each participant will take home their own wooden handloom.  All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided. Dates and times:Sunday 27th of January, 10am - 2:30pm Saturday 6th of April, 10am - 2:30pm About Phoebe: Phoebe Phillips was introduced to weaving by her mother who led…

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Propagation Knowhow with Claire Greenhill

Why buy when you can propagate? Join plant guru Claire Greenhill for this session covering the basics of plant propagation for common house plants such as devils ivy, ficus, monstera, succulents, and pilea.  This seminar will cover how to choose the right indoor plants, what you need to create the ideal environment for propagation and tips for growing in water, soil and air layering.  Perfect for the plant obsessed and those wanting to learn a new skill. Sign up and turn your home into a green oasis!  Date and time:    Saturday 2nd of March, 10:00am - 11:00amSaturday 25th of May, 10:00am - 11:00am 10% off plants at…

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Cultural Storytelling Activity

Join Justin Martin, a qualified tour guide and Aboriginal artworks specialist as he shares his culture through story telling, talks about seasons, symbols and tools, language and local knowledge. Justin’s traditional lands stretch over the Perth metropolitan region and a large part of the mid-west of Western Australia. These tribes are formally identified as the Wadjuk, Ballardong, Widi and Budimia people.

Make Your Own Ceramic Mugs with Sarana Haeata

Learn to hand build and glaze your very own ceramic mugs with artist Sarana Haeata across two-weekend sessions. In the first session, students will learn a slab technique to create the unique shape of their mugs. By the end of this session each student will have at least four cups ready for firing. In the second session, Sarana will guide the group through glazing techniques that will best achieve each participant’s individual design. Collect your mugs from Stackwood the following week ready for you to sip your morning coffee out of. This skill is easily transferable to your home space so you can keep…

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Aromatic School for Aromatherapy

At Aromatic Notes, School for Aromatherapy. The mission is to further the education standards in all aspects of Aromatic Studies. Learn how to use Aromatherapy holistically & professionally! We offer education designed to give you a level of training so that you can confidently add the practice of Aromatic Medicine to your chosen speciality.

Art Kids

Our classes are perfect for students who love making art. In term 1 we will be engaging in a series of projects including life drawing, creative collage, mandalas, printmaking, small cities, photography, painting, sculpture, paper mache, origami and lots more. Each class has two teachers and students will have a great folio of artwork to take home at the end of term. Cost – 8-week course $160, casual bookings are available at $25 per class if spots are available. Materials – All materials are included in the course fee. Afternoon Tea – A healthy fruit platter is provided during art class.

Circus WA

Come down to the Big Top at 92 Adelaide Street and discover the thrill and joy of Circus! And get fit! Take on the challenge of walking the tight-wire, mastering juggling, diablo or devil-sticks, hanging from the trapeze or ascending the silks. Whether you are 2 or 82, CircusWA has something for you - Term classes, workshops for schools, community groups and businesses, Circus birthday parties and Tiny Tumblers for 2-4 year olds. Book a trial class or visit our website www.circuswa.com for more information.    

Creative Kids Art Club

Creative Kids Art Club runs art and craft activities for 4 to 14 yr olds. Our classes are run by experienced art teachers, for 8 weeks during the school term, with all materials provided. We cover a range of new projects every term including activities from: painting on canvas, mask making, drawing, decoupage, sewing, sculpture, clay work, papier mache, print making and more. Our classes are suitable for new and continuing students. We also run a holiday workshop program and art birthday parties.

Em McGuire Artist Architect PSAS Fremantle

Em McGuire is an artist, writer and architect based in Fremantle with a passion for drawing, materials, building, surfing, yoga, meditation, beetroot, travel, sound and nature. Em facilitates Find Your Flamingo Workshops to help people develop their creative pursuits; and works in both the creative and corporate fields on private art commissions; architectural designs; low CO2 emission geopolymer concretes; the titanium sphere project. Em also writes books and business plans. What do you want to create or build? Contact Em McGuire. M. 04123 44452.

Embody Wu Tao

Wu Tao is a dancing way to balance and flow.  By working with the five elements and meridians of traditional chinese medicine, this restorative sequence of dances reveals harmony & joy.

Fenians, Fremantle and Freedom Festival

 As you wander through Fremantle in early January, make sure you listen carefully. You’ll hear the sweet sounds of one of Ireland’s greatest fiddlers, Martin Hayes and the echo back from his musical confidante, American guitarist Dennis Cahill as they capture the essence of traditional Irish music in a contemporary rhythm to uplift your spirits. Focus again and you’ll pick up the enchanting, rich melodious voice of gifted, Irish singer and songwriter Declan O’Rourke. If you know something about the hidden treasure spots of the West End, you might uncover the textured language of one of Ireland’s best loved poets, Tony Curtis.  There’s…

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Workshops and classes

Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill or feed your creative soul there are always workshops, classes and events happening in Fremantle. Take an evening class at Fremantle Arts Centre or check out the Kidogo Arthouse program. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.