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#Freo_Babble

Join in the free fun word trail that takes you in and around Freo.  Be in the draw to win great prizes valued at over $800 and enjoy the extra kids activities.  Download or pick up your #Freo_Babble map from any of the participating businesses listed below. Visit our businesses with a Babble sticker on their window to solve the mystery “song title”. You could be in the running for a $500 Shopping Spree or other great prizes. Terms & Conditions apply. Be sure to stop at Market St Piazza, each weekday, from 11am – 3pm to enjoy playing the giant games including Babble, Jenga, Dominos, chalk and bubbles .  Share your adventures with us on social media #Freo_Babble and #fremantlestory Participating Businesses (#Freo_Babble hunt stops) Fremantle Prison A Maize Homewares Escape Hunt The Pickled Fairy Sara's Lolly Shop The Grumpy Sailor Wear 2 Fremantle Opals Parlapa Oxfam Jacksons Drawing Supplies Fremantle Barber Co Boost Juice Spec Savers Rabblemaster Games Milk Belly Gelatissimo The Blue Budha Margaret River Hemp Co Stay Lucky Archive Home The Home Provedore Mini Marche Reeds Lottery Centre OPSM San Churros Jim Kidds Istanbul Turkish Restaurant Gabriels Chocolate Chart & Map Shop Cos Baby Anjel MS New Edition Bookshop Paperbird Cicerellos Bathers Beach House WA Shipwrecks Museum The Round House WA Maritime Museum Any queries regarding #Freo_Babble contact Fremantle BID, 9430 6504 or admi@fremantlebid.com

April School Holidays at Rolloways

We offer school holidays sessions, which run every day of the week from Monday to Friday. We have three sessions per day, which are 10 am to 12 pm, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. During the week end we have on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 11 am a learn to skate lesson. Then we have our normal sessions which from 11 am to 1 pm, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm. In the evening of Friday and Saturday we have a family fun filled session…

Artists of Ampilatwatja | Welcome to Paradise

‘Welcome to Paradise ’ reveals the traditional country of Alyawarr people of Central Australia. The community of Ampilatwatja is north-east from Alice Springs, and its art centre has operated there since 1999. The paintings focus on the landscapes of locations that form the ancestral grounds of the people. Many artists depict Arreth, the bush medicine plants traditionally harvested by the people. The reflections of the artists and the on-going ties to the land are seen in the paintings, which are formed by the use of tiny dots that create the features of the country. Traditional knowledge is viewed through the…

Horrible Histories - Pirates: The Exhibition

Batten down the hatches! A gruesome band of horrible pirates will be taking over WA Maritime Museum in March 2018 when it presents this interactive, hands-on exhibition based on the bestselling Horrible Histories books: Horrible Histories – Pirates: the exhibition.Discover if you have what it takes to be a really horrible pirate. Take command of a pirate ship, design your own pirate flag and try out different weapons – from cutlasses to cannons. Along the way, you’ll discover why pirate women were just as wicked as the men and practise talking the patter of a pirate. You’ll also learn about…

Leeuwin Short Explorer 1809

Short Explorer – Voyage 1809 A five-day voyage on STS Leeuwin II, Australia’s largest sail-training tall-ship, will see you sailing on some of the most beautiful water in Australia – you will face new challenges and reach new heights – you will make new friends and build new levels of confidence – ending your journey at Australia’s most westerly point Shark Bay – listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage area. This voyage can also be put towards a Duke of Edinburgh’s International Gold Award – Residential Project.

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Official guide to Fremantle autumn school holidays

Sharpen the kids’ word sleuth skills with the #Freo_Babble hunt. All you need to do is collect the letters to reveal the mystery song title–there’s some fab prizes up for grabs including a $500 shopping spree.   After you’ve exhausted the kids there are plenty of kid friendly places to pick up lunch or a drink (the nature play area behind Moore & Moore and Paperbird Bookshop is a favourite).   Keep an eye on fremantlestory.com.au for new school holiday listings published daily. And don’t forget to tag @fremantlestory on Instagram–we’d love to see what you get up to.

Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure

Lace up your shoes and prepare to embark on an extraordinary adventure! The WA Museum and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre present you the world premiere of Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock. You can expect hands-on fun as you are taken through a sensory feast of sights, sounds, tastes, and smells. Adventurers will follow a trail through public and private spaces within the Museum and be transported around the world with this unique experience. At the heart of the work is an invitation to consider how small acts of kindness can have a great impact over time…

Tradie Specials

$14 Coffee and Food Deals at JAC and the BEAN! Medium Coffee with the choice of our famous BACON EGGS BENNY WRAP,  CHICKEN and AVOCADO BAGEL or BACON and EGG BRIOCHE ROLL! Come see us and just ask for the tradies special.  Call orders ahead if you are strapped for time. 9430 7568 Jac x   

Transportation Exhibition

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to arrive in Australia, Fremantle Prison’s new exhibition Transportation examines the forced migration of convicts from Britain to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries. Transportation presents the stories of men, women and children forcibly sent to convict sites around Australia, exploring the social tragedy of the convict system as a whole as well as individual stories of personal achievement. Exhibiting convict material from the Mitchell Library (State Library of New South Wales), Western Australian Museum and the Prison’s own collection, Transportation demonstrates the impact…

Warakurna Artists Welcome to Paradise

Warakurna artist Eunice Porter Yunurupa says, “We’re painting about our country, our home. About the places we go hunting, and where we were born. These places are like paradise to us.” Gallery1 exhibition features work from Warakurna community located near the Rawlinson Ranges on Ngaanyatjarra lands in Western Australia, close to the Northern Territory border. For these artists the role of the art centre is to contribute to cultural maintenance. They want to ensure that traditional practices and culture are kept alive and strong. This provides an avenue for educating younger people through stories and paintings, passing down important Tjukurrpa…

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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.