School holidays

Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Fremantle summer school holidays - official PDF guide

There is so much to do in Fremantle these summer school holidays. From learning how to juggle and walk a tight rope to defending a yacht club from a pirate attack, there are many workshops and events on offer around the port city. Summer is also the perfect time to soak up the sun, sand and water at the many amazing Fremantle beaches. Download our PDF guide for ideas on how to spend your summer holidays. Happy holidays!

January 2018 Telethon Holiday Makers Program

Our Telethon Holiday Makers Program for 5-18 year olds with autism is a great introduction to Autism West and our social groups! We aim to offer a range of activities based on the special interests our participants have identified, which creates a natural social environment where participants have the opportunity to meet like-minded peers and have some new fun experiences along the way! NEW – We are now offering a group of teens aged 13-18 one day a week! To check out the schedule of activities for the program and to register, please download the Expression of Interest Form. So you don’t miss out on a place, please return your Expression of Interest form ASAP to Trudi at at tgribble@autismwest.org.au. For more information, call Autism West on 08 9431 2111 or email the Program Coordinator, Trudi-Anne Gribble, at tgribble@autismwest.org.au. Note: All NEW participants are required to attend a meeting at Autism West before having their position confirmed. 

Stay in Fremantle with the kids without queuing around

School Holidays can be a stressful time for the kids if we don't plan in advance. Freo is not full of queues and can be the perfect spot for a fam stay-cation! We do have interconnecting rooms that can accommodate your family. Call us now and get to know more details about it: (08) 6160 6800, or simply drop us a line: reservations@hougoumonthotel.com  

WA Circus School Summer School Holiday Program

Do you  fancy learning how to juggle, walk a tight rope, climb a silk or swing on a trapeze?  Now is your time to experience CircusWA.  Join one or more of our progressive workshops, where you will learn a variety of circus skills and then get to showcase them on the last day. CircusWA will be running a series of workshops for ages 5+ years. Our progressive workshops are 3 and 4 sessions. These programs are structured to be progressive, to allow each student to be able to  display their newly learnt skills at the end.  Specialist Intensive Workshops  Please note: Limited to 10 students, book now…

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Art Heroes Potter Junior Workshop

Be inspired by the watercolour illustrations of this scientist and artist. Explore the wonder of nature and character design to create adorable masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 6 to 9 years oldDate: Tuesday January 16thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if…

Art Play | Thread | Tiny Studio

In this unstructured class you are free to explore art and making with cotton and thread at your own pace. A professional artist will be on standby to help if you get stuck. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 3 to 5 years old & their Parent / CarerDate: Tuesday January 16thTime: 1 Hour Art Play starts @ 10amFee: $15 (This fee covers all art supplies and entry for 1 adult & 1 child) USEFUL  INFORMATION This class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Adults stay and participate with…

Make a Video Game Controller, Wire Button and Code

A 1-Hour School Holiday Activity making a working push-button to run a video game you can re-program. This is an introductory activity to get a taste of learning about electronics and coding, or 'Physical Computing'.Groups are kept small, maximum of 6 (please contact to accommodate a big group). All Ages 7+ years Introduction to Physical Computing with Video Game Electronics!{Under 10's will require parental supervision} Learn by doing a fun hands-on activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the push-button to a Raspberry Pi computer’s input/output wiring to drive a video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can also make the game controller, colour & re-animate the game characters, and change the program through simple Scratch block coding. Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $28 When: Several 1-hour sessions available during School Holidays, 15-26 January 2018.Where: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

Remarkable Rome

Join us for a celebration of all things from ancient Rome, as we dig into this world to uncover the story behind the exhibition Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue. Explore our Roman military uniform touch-table as well as our In Fashion toga draping and Roman ladies’ costume demonstration. Decorate your own paper-craft centurion helmet to take home, or craft a ​colourful mosaic frame or picture. You can also decorate a Roman battleship and watch it sail across our digitally animated screen!Activities free. WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply.

Trade Winds School Holidays at the WA Shipwrecks Museum

Step back in time to an era of traders, treasures and triumphant discoveries. Become a legendary Spice Captain working for the Dutch VOC Shipping Company. Collect your Trade Winds clue sheet and set sail across the oceans to collect exotic and valuable spices! Decorate a special spice bottle with beautiful ​colours to take home and use to store your valuable treasures.Storytelling: 10.30am dailyCost: Vary from free – $3Age: 4+Bookings: Only required only for groups of 10+. Call 1300 134 081

Fremantle Round House - 1pm cannon firing

Discover WA’s oldest public building . Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House is open…

Learn to dig it before you can spell it

Share in the thrill of discovery during the Kings Square archaeological dig with these excavation workshops designed specially for children aged 3 - 8 years.  What artefacts will you unearth from your excavation box and what will you create with what you discover? 

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January Family Buffet Movie Nights

Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, enjoy a delicious family buffet dinner and movie night at the Atrium Garden Restaurant, Fremantle during the school holidays.   For More Information:https://www.hotelesplanadefremantle.com/atrium-garden-restaurant  Book now and enjoy a great family night out in Fremantle with all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, family movie on big screen, unlimited popcorn & punch for kids and unlimited coffee & tea for adults.

Learn How to Code for Parents Adults

No idea about coding or even how start to "Code"? This course is for parents and grand-parents who wish to learn how to be involved in coding with their children and grand-children. Or, any adult just curious to learn a bit about coding. Class is kept small, maximum of 6 adults. Prerequisite: MUST bring your own WiFi enabled Windows device. No computer programming knowledge required. This is a class for adults. Objective: Learn how to facilitate coding with your kids, code project ideas, and learn some coding yourself by doing some fun hands-on simple coding activities: Introduction to various coding platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other electronics Dive into block coding, and create an account for and be guided in how to use Scratch (scratch.mit.edu) (Optional) more ambitious parents and grand-parents download Python for line-coding to their laptop Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $47 per person When: Several 2-hour evening sessions starting promptly at 6:30 pmWhere: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

Art Heroes Olsen Senior Workshop

Be inspired by the paintings of this modern Australian artist. Explore line, maps and aerial photography to create abstract and landscape masterpieces. CLASS INFORMATIONFor students: Aged 10 to 12 years oldDate: Wednesday January 17thTime: 3 Hour Workshop starts @ 9.30AMFee: $45 (This fee covers all art supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATIONThis class is messy. Please wear old clothes or bring an art shirt.Sometimes we make art outside. Please bring a hat. Making art makes kids hungry! Please bring a little snack for morning tea. Everyone is welcome - physical and neurological diversity is beautiful. Please let us know if you…

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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.