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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…

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.

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.

Room Escapes at Escape Hunt

Come and attempt a world famous room escapes at The Escape Hunt in Fremantle. Bring family and friends with you and see if you can escape! You'll only have an hour and you'll need a team of 2-6 people.  To receive 15% discount on booking made during the school holidays use code SH15 at checkout.

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…

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…

Free Interactive Aquarium Tours

Join our aquarium manager for a fun and educational interactive look out our aquariums and all the animals that live in them.  We will run our free aquarium tours every day of the holidays but spaces an times are very limited and filling fast. Bookings must be made online for this tour and booking can be made from our website if you follow the event link.

Autumn Holiday Programs

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. We have a fantastic flexible holiday program especially designed for 5-12yr olds. Choose single or multiple sessions. Come all day long or just for a session. Anything is possible at the circus! We are also running an evening program of Adult (15+) Conditioning classes. 

Pirate Combat workshops

Get ready for the pirate battle and join our interactive pirate combat workshop. Using foam ‘boffer’ swords, Joshua Pantera Davidson from Pyro Panther Entertainment will make sure that all trainee pirates have an opportunity to sharpen their combat skills and have fun. 

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Pirates Ahoy

Get your hands on our Wicked Weapons touch-table and explore fascinating facts with our Pirates Ahoy cart. Craft a pirate hat to take home, or show stamping good style in our Me Fierce Pirate Stamping Book and decorate it with stripes, skulls, swords and other fancy stuff. Swashbuckle your own pirate design and watch what happens on our digitally animated screen. Listen to some salty pirate stories and learn how to load a cannon to ward off pirate marauders. Pirate storytelling at 10:30am Cannon loading demonstration at 11am Activities free.  WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply

Free Bouncy Castles at Cicerellos for the Holidays

Join us in Fishing Boat Harbour and the kids can burn up some energy on our Free bouncy castles, located on Mews Park directly adjacent to Cicerello's. Bouncy Castle will be available every day of the holidays from 10.30am until 2pm so come down as many times as you like.  Whilst you are there check out our range of other Free School Holiday activities for the kids to enjoy, all available on our website.

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…

Inflatable School Holiday Fun

There’s a croc on the loose! April school holidays From Monday 16 April –  Friday 27 April, the Fremantle Leisure Centre will be letting the giant inflatable crocodile out of its cage and into the outdoor pool. The crocodile will be open for two sessions on weekdays during the school holidays from 1.00–2.00 pm and 2.00–3.00 pm. Entry is $2 per person, per hour (this does not include centre entry or public holidays).

Pilates for the whole family

During school holidays children aged 6 -14 can join their parents or grandparents in a class for free. The aim of the class is to improve postural and movement awareness to enhance overall health and well-being. Booking essential please contact Christiane on 0416 469 071. The Village Church, 217 High St Fremantle Mondays: 10 am - 10.50 am St Paul's Anglican Church, 162 Hampton Rd, Beaconsfield Thursdays: 9.30 am - 10.20 am    

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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.