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Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2018

RTRFM’S Fremantle Winter Music Festival returns to the port city.RTRFM is taking over North Fremantle once again for our 12th annual celebration of the sounds of the port city on Saturday, June 16.Featuring 36 acts across six venues, including a new space at Guildhall Event Space. FWMF will also be filling Mojos Bar Fremantle, North Fremantle Bowling Club, The Railway Hotel, Port Beach Garden Bar, The Swan Hotel and the Swan Basement, from 7pm ‘til late.At the Swan Lounge, bask in an eclectic mix of alt folk and roots with the sounds of Tanaya Harper (Bells Rapids), CHIP HAZARD, Emlyn Johnson, Hugh Jennings, TASHI and Mystic Rebellion. Step into the Swan Basement for blues, ska and swinging roots courtesy of Lightnin Jack, Little Pedro, Mister and Sunbird, Mama Red & the Dark Blues – Heavy Harmony and the MoreDidge Brothers.Journey to the North Fremantle Bowls Club for a smorgasbord of indie pop delights from Fox scully, Kaitlin Keegan, The Psychotic Reactions, Jack Davies and Trolley Boy.  Or head to the Railway Hotel and the newly revamped Port Beach Garden Bar outside where things get loud and fast with Zerodent, Last Quokka, HUSSY and Heavy Flow and a little bit soulful, indie and psyche driven with J.F.Kk, The Spunloves, Davey Craddock and Spacey Jane. At Mojos, immerse yourself with some local hip hop, blissed out beats and rolling electronica of COIN BANKS, Beni Bjah, Hyclass, Mystic Fortune, Baby Kool and Kid Dingo , taking you into the wee hours. Plus, catch the team from Bun Dem in the courtyard. And across the road at The Guildhall, catch the party vibes of Recycled Rainbow DJ’s, Din Da Da DJ’s and DJ Jane Jaya Ayres (Trainwreck). Plus, the live electronic vibes of Cow Cablin & Mei Saraswati and Lana. Roll into North Fremantle for the Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2018, now bigger and better!WHAT: Fremantle Winter Music Festival 2018WHEN: Saturday June 16, 7pm-late WHO: Baby Kool, Benji Bjah, Bun Dem DJs, Chip Hazard, Coin Banks, Cow Cablin & Mei Saraswati, Davey Craddock, Din Da Da DJs, DJ Jane Ayres, Emlyn Johnson, Fox Scully, Heavy Flow, Hugh Jennings, Hussy, Hyclass, J.F.K, Jack Davies, Kaitlin Keegan, Kid Dingo, Lana, Last Quokka, Lightnin’ Jack, Little Pedro, Mama Red & The Dark Blues, Mister & Sunbird, Moredidge Brothers, Mystic Fortune, Mystic Rebellion, Recycled Rainbow DJs, Spacey Jane, Tashi, The Psychotic Reactions, The Spunloves, Trolley Boy, Zerodent. WHERE: Mojos Bar, North Fremantle Bowls Club, Railway Hotel, Port Beach Garden Bar, The Guildhall, The Swan Lounge & The Swan Basement TICKETS: Presales $15 + BF RTRFM subscribers, $20 + BF general public via or Oztix. All BF are contributed by Oztix back to RTRFM. Limited door sales available on the night. Gold/Platinum subscribers receive free entry.

Cook For Syria

For the Month of June, Moore & Moore will be taking part in the #CookForSyria Campaign. Winding up the month with a Fundrasing Dinner, to raise money and awareness for the Children of Syria.  The Cafe is also featuring a Syrian inspired dish, for the whole month. With $5 from each dish sold, being directly donated to UNICEF's Syria Crisis Appeal. The Fundraising Dinner will take place on the 30th of June. With welcome drinks and roaming canapes on arrival, followed by an array of Middle Eastern dishes, and a dessert grazing table. There will be live music, souq inspired market and…

Family Portrait School Holidays Special Offer

We're offering a studio portrait shoot PLUS one 8x10" matted print for only $25.00 (Save $550!). Come speak to our experienced studio team and mention this offer to book in your photo shoot today.  With over 20 years’ experience, we capture our clients at every significant moment in their life through a choice of beautiful portrait sessions including family, children, pets, pregnancy, newborn, singles, couples, glamour and weddings.

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…

Land and Sky | Warlpiri Artists of the Tanami Desert

The paintings in this exhibition refer to different Jukurrpa related to aspects of the land and the sky. As many senior and well-known artists of the Warlukurlangu art centre have passed on, the younger artists are starting to make their mark and continue the culture of their forebears. Generations of Warlpiri artists have carried on the traditions of their culture and and the preservation of Jukurrpa - now new artists at the community of Yuendumu are coming forward to take their place in culture and Law. Paintings are grounded in the Jukurrpa or Dreaming Law of the Country, and this…

Ngala Wongga (Come Talk)

 Ngala Wongga (Come Talk) - Cultural significance of languages in the Goldfields is a collaboration with the Aboriginal community in Goldfields, WA. The conceptual body of multimedia work goes beyond documentary and photojournalism creating an aesthetic and creative platform highlighting the Elders connection to land whilst illuminating the cultural significance of Australia's endangered languages.    

Omie Barkcloth Art Papua New Guinea

Japingka Gallery is proud to present exquisite barkcloth textiles of the Omie Artists from Oro Province in Papua New Guinea.  The traditional textiles called barkcloth, which are decorated and painted with family and tribal designs are used during important ceremonies and are also part of everyday life in villages. These have been produced by Ömie women for gallery exhibitions since the cooperative was founded in 2004.

Post Contemporary Institute Of Modern Art

In the year 2020, Western Australia will secede from the Commonwealth and become the Republic of Westralia. At which point it will promptly collapse under the weight of overwhelming incompetence and grift. In early 2020 CIOMA (2020) will be built. Utilising an exploit in the algorithm that runs the Department of Burnouts and Jetskis (and the arts), Jessee Lee Johns (2020) secures all W$200.42 of the last round of funding before the Westralian government slides into complete disfunction. He builds the gallery in a former industrial area on the southern coast of Perth, completing it just prior to being summoned…

Songs of land and sea

‘Songs of land and sea’ is an integrated exhibition of sculptural clay objects and paintings inspired by the oceans and landscape.The exhibition features a small group of local artists includingRobyn Varpins ( Kurz ( Stevens ( andLucy Henry ( work ranges from abstract through to realistic.‘Songs of land and sea’Open and staffed: Daily 8th - 24th June 2018Venue: Moores Contemporary Art Gallery, 46 Henry Street, FremantleOpening night event: 8th June, 6pm onwards, full details on the event facebook page.EFTPOS available onsite. Questions regarding exhibition details or media enquiries are welcomed and can be directed to Kate Stevens at

Take a on us

Why do they need dinner every single night?   It’s time to take a break, Mum, with this great Perth dining special. Bring your family to the Atrium Garden Restaurant in Fremantle for a delicious buffet lunch or dinner this weekend and the kids are on us*! There’s food for the whole family to enjoy with fresh seafood and salads, tasty hot dishes, Chef’s carvery and dessert galore. Your kids will be happy and fed, so you can relax and enjoy a great meal. Open for all-you-can-eat lunch Saturdays and Sundays, and dinner Friday to Sunday. Adults $55 per person, kids under…

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…

Refugee Week Market Activity Stall

 In support of this year's Refugee Week, the Freo Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) and Mums4Refugees are hosting an Activity Stall on Sunday, 17 June at the Grower’s Green Farmers Market, Lefroy Rd, Beaconsfield. 8am - 12 midday. Activities include: stories, arts and crafts, making postcards, letter writing, and photo messages for refugees, to be posted on social media. All families, children and individuals are welcome.  

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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.