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As Eye See It Photographic Exhibition

The As Eye See It Photographic Exhibition, coordinated by the Department of Communities, offers the opportunity for young people living in care in Western Australia to express what is important to them through photography. Participants were given a camera and encouraged to take four photographs of things which hold a special significance for them. The collection of photographs aims to raise awareness about what it means to live in out-of-home care and provides an insight into the worlds of these young people. Visit the free exhibition at the WA Shipwrecks Museum, 45 Cliff Street, Fremantle from 31 August – 14…

Bib Tucker Trades Buckets or Babycinos

This coming spring school holidays the team at Bib & Tucker are taking a stand against rubbish by offering families the opportunity to trade in a bucket of litter from the beach in return for a complimentary babycino and a muffin for each child who fills a bucket and complimentary coffee for mum or dad if they fill a bucket also! Bib & Tucker believes in getting young beach lovers involved early by educating them about the importance of keeping Western Australia’s pristine beaches and waterways free of rubbish. According to the University of Plymouth ingestion of man-made debris and…

French Explorers in WA

You are invited to view two exquisite exhibitions that celebrate Western Australia’s French connections. The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804 For the first time since they were completed over 200 years ago this exhibition brings original paintings and drawings from the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre, France to Australia. Baudin’s ships, Géographe and Naturaliste embarked from Le Havre in October 1800 carrying an impressive group of scientists. Lavishly funded by Napoléon Bonaparte, their agenda was the discovery and study of natural sciences, underpinned by the emergence of new ideas and philosophies of reason. Never seen before in Australia,…

Take a break...kids 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…

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…

10% Discount | Whale Watch WA Experience

Learn the language of the whales these school holidays with Western Australia's premier whale watch experience with a 10% discount. Departing daily from the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour to view the epic southern Humpback Whale migration as the largest population of Humpback Whales in the world make their way back to the cold waters of Antarctica for their summer feeding season. Our live and educational commentary will teach you the Language of the Whales and how they achieve such an extraodinary migration. Onboard toy boxes and colour in pages for the enjoyment of our young whale watchers along with our first…

School Holidays at the WA Shipwrecks Museum

Don’t know your north from south, east from west? Find out with us at the WA Shipwrecks Museum. Take the Navigate! trail and find your way around our Museum, making grand discoveries along the way. Craft a boxed compass to point the way and play the Great Trade Race Game to find your way around the world. See if you can navigate on a moving ship with our touch table of nautical instruments. Dates: Saturday 22 September – Sunday 7 OctoberTimes: Navigate! Trail: 9.30am-5pm; Compass Craft and Game: 10am-2pmCost: FreeAge: 4+Bookings: Required for groups 10+. To book call 1300 134 081

The Antarctica Experience | Virtual Reality Adventure

Few are fortunate enough to travel to Antarctica. Even fewer experience what it is like to live there.That's all about to change. A unique opportunity to explore a day in the life of Antarctic scientists as they research this mysterious continent and the effects of climate change. This is the first documentary of its kind, filmed in Antarctica in 2018 in spectacular 360-degrees with 4K, high-resolution images. You will see first-hand the work that goes into understanding climate change, managing eco-systems, researching sustainability and conserving wildlife. Along the way you will: Explore Antarctica from a helicopter cockpit, even landing on…

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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.