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Make Your Own Nested Hanging Basket with Wilding

Make your own Japanese style hanging basket for an indoor or outdoor plant. In this workshop, Anna Macoboy of Wilding will teach you the contemporary technique of random weaving and take you through creating a basic basket form using natural or dyed cane. You will then add various foraged natural elements to build upon this until you finish with a beautiful sculptural hanging basket. The basket will suit a plant in a 17cm pot and will be completed with braided wire and optional coconut fibre.  Bring: All tools, materials and morning tea will be provided.  Date and time:Sunday 4th of November, 1:00pm…

Fremantle Melbourne Cup Lunch

Frock up to Freo for Melbourne Cup 2018 Lunch on Tuesday 6th November - we've got your day covered.  Join us for a great family-friendly Melbourne Cup lunch in Fremantle at the Atrium Garden Restaurant. Kid’s activities will keep the little ones busy while you enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and LIVE race coverage on multiple screens throughout the event. Atrium Garden Restaurant, Tuesday 6 November 2018 Ticket link: Lunch, 11am – 2pm. Includes normal buffet lunch menu, live race coverage, kids entertainment by the Freedom Fairies & a glass of sparkling wine on arrival. PLUS $5 from every adult ticket will be…

Melbourne Cup Lunch Parents & Prams

Do you wish you could celebrate Melbourne Cup along with the rest of the country, but you're stuck with the kids? Not any more... Book now for this great family-friendly Melbourne Cup lunch in Fremantle at the Atrium Garden Restaurant. Gather the whole family to watch the race that stops the nation in Fremantle’s family buffet restaurant. Kid’s activities will keep the little one’s busy while you enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with glass of sparkling wine on arrival and live race coverage on multiple screens throughout the restaurant. PLUS this year we'll be donating $5 from every adult ticket…

Fremantle BeerFest

A full weekend, jam-packed with 50 Western Australian signature Craft Brewers, Cider Makers and Distillers brewing exclusive highlight festival brews just for you; perfectly complimented by WA's most decadent local street food. A comprehensive range of beer & food matching, cooking demonstrations and craft beer master-classes; and a dedicated Live Stage packed with iconic live music and DJs, live comedy and roving performances. Fremantle BeerFest will cross all boundaries, delivering the only craft beer and cider festival with a totally local, Western Australia focus and the most exclusive, farm-gate to Freo range of WA craft beers, ciders and premium spirits.


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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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The Pretty Littles

We have been able to play with The Vasco Era, The Smith St Band , Bad//Dreems, The Mess Hall, Custom Kings, Band of Skulls, The Cribs, DZ Deathrays, C W Stoneking, West Thebarton, Cosmic Psychos, King Gizzard, Ships Piano, Neighbourhood Youth and lots more. These are the ones that spring to mind right now. We have toured with Northeast Party House, The Living End, Ceres, The Delta Riggs, Kingswood and played festivals like Party In The Paddock, Inca Roads, BigSound, St Kilda Fest, Kennedys Creek, Chopped and By The Meadow. The most recent release titled ‘Soft Rock For The Anxious’  was released mid-2016. For the most part we all liked the CD and for the…

Eco Fashion Week Australia

Eco Fashion Week Australia 2018 is the most significant event on the Perth fashion calendar. As Australia’s first and only Eco fashion week event, Hosted by ‘’Green Embassy’’ from November 15th-21th. EFWA provides the perfect platform to promote local and international talented eco designers, emerging designers and student designers showcasing their unique designs while providing Perth with one of a kind Eco fashion event in sustainability which involves community. Eco Fashion Week Australia- EFWA 2018 bring people together to celebrate amazing sustainable designs, runway shows, conferances, design and textile art exhibitions,fashion swaps , student shows and awards.  The week will feature collections created using organic and natural materials as well as sustainable and ethical production methods. EFWA is passionate about creating a world where garments have a clean and positive story to tell. Celebrating garments that have been created with organic , re-cyled and up-cyled fabrics with traditional and hand crafted textile techniques.  EFWA collaborates with designers, artists, local community and remote interstate Aboriginal communities, media, businesses and educational programs as well as local governments to raise awareness for environmentally conscious fashion while providing support to inspire all community members towards to sustainable future while fashion as vehicle. At international Eco Fashion Week Australia we aim to integrate Australia’s very own Eco Fashion Week celebration of Sustainability, design excellence and education. This innovative forward thinking event will feature:  •Seminar with industry experts • Spectacular runway shows from international, national and local eco designers featuring the best in organic, handmade, local , re-cycled , up cycled , fair trade, ethical fashion and textiles • Designer Showroom • Fashion Swap • Student design & excellence awards • Opening gala night • Designer challenge The festivities will run 15th-21th November 2018. The goal is the ignite and inspire our community to change their perspective on fashion and its relation to environment and sustainability while providing platform to emerging designers, artists and models in fashion and creative industry. Tickets on sale now!

Made On the Left Christmas Market

The Made on the Left 2018 Christmas Market will be held at Princess May Park, Cantonment St Fremantle, on the 17th & 18th November 2018, between 9am and 5pm both days.This free outdoor event will feature over 60 designer and artisan stalls. Bring the kids along to enjoy the free children's activities.Come and help us celebrate our 10th year of being Perth's longest running designer market.  


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Inversion Immersion with Julie Smerdon

Yoga invites us to play at the edge of our own consciousness and experience, and many yogis say that their biggest challenge in yoga practice is inverting. But turning upside down is an invitation to release fear, rock your body, and sharpen your mind! Inversions are taught in class often, but not always safely. In this workshop we will sequentially unpack the keys to proper technique that provide safety and freedom in these powerful poses. Suitable for teachers and for students of all levels who want to go deeper with these magical poses. Expect your world to be shifted by…

Disposable Planet 2 EFWA 2018

There is no planet B, yet we are consuming and disposing at a rate far from sustainable. The time to change is now! Learn from industry leaders and experts about the issues that matter most and how we can make a difference.  Speakers include:  Sass BrownBrad PettittJeff HansenDr Anne FarrenMarina ChahbouneJane MilburnNicki CollsChiara Spagnoli GabardiNatalie Shehata Click here to read more about our speakers.

Stackwood Plant Swap

Have a plant that doesn't look right in your home? Delving into plant propagation? Curious to see what house plants other people are hiding? Come along to the Stackwood Plant Swap on Saturday 14th of July, hosted by the ever-wonderful Anna from Wilding.  Anna is a plant and floral designer and educator who is passionate about creating wild and beautiful designs with nature. Anna has just returned home from New York where she was working with New York Botanical Garden, Chelsea Garden Center and the Japan Society of New York.  To get involved bring along a cutting, seedling or established plant. Indoor varieties are preferred, but any type…

Mediation Made Easy with Julie Smerdon

Join us for an afternoon exploring the zesty, life-affirming practice of meditation.  Meditation is a tool for helping us thrive in the world. Meditation can be fun and playful, and can lead you toward a life filled with more pleasure, passion and purpose. Let go of the idea that in order to meditate you must sit still, close your eyes and be in a quiet space. Let go of the legend that meditation is about stilling the mind and having no thoughts. There are thousands of meditation techniques, and If you want the benefits of meditation you need to find…

Yoga Masterclass with Julie Smerdon

Life is full of peaks and valleys and twists and turns and the invitation to be your greatest self throughout. Our experience on the mat is much the same. Join Julie Smerdon for a full spectrum class designed to serve up all that yoga has to offer, from sun salutations to savasana.  Master classes are NOT just for ‘masters’! Anyone who wants a joyful morning of yoga play will will be empowered, whether you’re a beginning yogi or a seasoned practitioner. Expect step-by-step instructions, attention to alignment and a supportive environment with stages appropriate for all levels. LocationWhitespace Studios and…

Afternoon Retreat Restorative Yoga with Julie Smerdon

Join us for 2 hours of deep rest. There is often confusion about the difference between Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga.  In Yin Yoga the purpose of relaxation is to go deeper into a stretch.  In Restorative Yoga the purpose of relaxation is RELAXATION.  Expect gentle movement, breath work and plenty of sweet rest in this class devoted to nurturing you on every level. Suitable for all levels. LocationWhitespace Studios and Gallery, 1 Packenham Street, Fremantle.There is covered parking available at Collie Street and the gallery is a 3 minute walk from Fremantle Train Station. Investment$50 early bird / $60 after 1 November.Attend…

Make Your Own Mounted Elkhorn with Claire Greenhill

Learn about this fabulous fern and make your own mounted Elkhorn trophy in this dynamic hands-on workshop. Our plant guru Claire will guide you through the process of preparing your surface board, attaching and presenting your Elkhorn plant. You will also learn how to care for your new mounted trophy, including when and how to water as well as tips for placement and feeding. Elkhorns are in fact native to Australia and traditionally grow on tree trunks and absorb nutrients and water through their fronds, making them ideal for a mounting. These unique plants have had a recent resurgence in popularity;…


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Made Local Market this November

The Made Local Market is back this November bringing you all the best local makers, just in time for Christmas! This edition will focus on local makers and will host more than 30 stalls selling locally-made wares such as ceramic planters, artist prints, clothing, textiles and jewellery. The market will host brand new stallholders and some of our staple favourites under the one warehouse roof, and the Stackwood studio residents will be opening their doors so you can get a behind the scenes look into the warehouse. The market will host food trucks with fresh Summer eats, coffee and treats and the Stackwood…


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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.