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Museum of Water

Museum of Water is a radically different exhibition that showcases, in Australia’s driest state, our connection to the world’s most essential life source. Commissioned by the Perth Festival, UK artist Amy Sharrocks and the Museum custodians have been towing their rusty trailer around the State for over a year, turning strangers into friends and liquid into art as they collect watery donations and the memories that go with them. The exhibition is the culmination of the last year’s work. View the ever-growing collection as you walk through more than 500 bottles of water, each with its own remarkable story. There…

2018 | The Obscure Tour | Fringe World

Imagine The Amazing Race, you know, that show? Scale it down to the back streets of Freo. Imagine hosts without plastic surgery, teeth whitening or soul-deep tans. They're dressed oddly and asking you to do strange things for your next clue. You want your next clue, right? There are points but they're arbitrary. There are prizes but they're terrible. Speed doesn't matter but you will need to navigate stairs and walk for about 2km. From makers of sold-out shows: The Quest (2017) and The Great Saunter (2016 FRINGE WORLD award nominated -Theatre). ​Review of The Great Saunter 2016 - "The execution of…

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Queens Baton Relay

The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Fremantle as the baton journeys towards its final destination, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 4 April 2018. Setting off in Australia on Monday 25 December 2017, the Baton will travel for 100 days to connect with as many people as possible in every state and territory. The Queen’s Baton carries a message from Her Majesty The Queen through the entire Commonwealth. The Games are declared officially open when the message is read aloud. The Baton will arrive in Fremantle by sea from Bathers Bay onto Bathers Beach before it sets off through the streets of Fremantle. Join Mayor Brad Pettitt on the boardwalk at Bathers Beach to mark this momentous occasion with a traditional Welcome to Country and live music. 11:30am until 1:00pm – A free community celebration will take place at Bathers Beach including a Welcome to Country, live music from The Lost Quays and interviews with some of the baton bearers. 12:45pm – Arrival of the baton from Rottnest at Bather’s Beach 1:00pm to 2:30pm – The baton will leave Bathers Beach and travel through the streets of Fremantle carried by the baton bearers, through Norfolk Street, South Terrace, High Street, Cliff Street, Phillimore Street, ending at Princess May Park on Adelaide Street. To see the baton’s full route please visit www.gc2018.com/qbr See attached for route and batonbearers. Road closures in Fremantle on Saturday 24th February, 2018: Mews Road will be closed to traffic between 12:30 and 1:30pm South Terrace and intersecting streets including Norfolk Street, Norfolk Lane, Essex Street, Collie Street, Nairn Street and Bannister Street will be closed to traffic between 1:00 and 2:00pm High Street, Phillimore Street and intersecting streets including Packenham Street, Henry Street, Mouat Street and Cliff Street will be closed to traffic between 1:30 and 2:30pm Traffic management will be in place to direct traffic on Queen and Adelaide Streets between 2:00 and 2:30pm The Phillimore Street entrance to Fremantle Port will be closed between 1:00pm and 2:30pm, however all port traffic including ferry passengers, will still be able to access the port via gate 2 on Beach Street (near Officeworks) along Peter Hughes Drive during this time. Carpark closures in Fremantle on Saturday 24th February, 2018: Carparks at the far end of Mews Road in front of Be.Serviced apartments will be closed from 6:00am to 2:00pm All other carparks in Mews Road including 6 Molfetta Quays, 35 Mews Road, car parks on both sides of Kailis Fish Market, 34 Mews Road and 38 Mews Road will be closed from 1:00 – 2:00pm. Cars remaining in these car parks at the commencement of the road closures must remain parked for the duration of the closure. Carpark 2 will be closed from 6:00am to 3:00pm Little High Street and Captains Lane carparks in the West End will be closed from 1:00 to 2:00pm. Cars remaining in these car parks at the commencement of the road closures must remain parked for the duration of the closure. For more information visit https://www.gc2018.com/qbr#gc2018-qbr-parent-map

A Fabulous Teleportation Experiment | Fringe World

Brand new production - absolutely not to be missed.  World class imaginative magic for all ages!  A mad scientist is trapped between dimensions. Will he find a way to teleport back? All will be revealed in this crazy and dynamic show that is part magic & illusion, part science, all fun and learning! This original show incorporates story telling, visual illusions, strong moments of magic, educational science, modern clowning, physical comedy and fun interactive routines involving young assistants from the audience.  International mystery performer Pierre Ulric is coming back to FRINGE WORLD 2018 with an exciting production that will appeal to…

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Day of Love Pop up Fremantle Weddings

Love is love at the Esplanade so we’re celebrating with a pop-up wedding package in Fremantle, Perth on Saturday 21 April 2018. From just $3,500 you can celebrate your special day at one of Perth’s most iconic wedding venues – the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. The Day of Love wedding package includes a poolside ceremony, celebrant, photographer, reception and accommodation for the Bridal couple. Find out more today at www.fcec.com.au/day-of-love 


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