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Brewery Tours at Little Creatures

One shared belief when Little Creatures was just a twinkle in our eyes was that breweries over the years have hardly been the most romantic of places. Hidden behind big brick walls and imposing gates, very little was visible to the passing community. It is our ambition to change all that, to become an open and transparent Brewery that welcomes all walks of life to experience the wonder of brewing. Come on down, say hi and explore our little piece of brewing happiness. Not sure what style of beer is for you? Want to learn about all things brewing along…

CrafTea for a Cause

Something super lovely and crafty is brewing in Fremantle, and anyone and everyone is invited. Sun & Flower Studios has teamed up with fellow local businesses Cirqlate  and Anjel Ms to provide you with exciting plans for Monday nights. We like to think of it as 'craft club for people who don't do craft club', which means there are no prerequisites or expectations or snobby crafters telling you you're not crafting right. All forms of arts and craft are encouraged, and we will have ample wool and collage materials available for anyone who needs project inspiration. Everyone is welcome, so come along! WHERE: Anjel…

Time Out For Me

Self care for carers.  A restorative session moving gently with music. Participate seated or standing, all ages and abilities are welcome. Using the Wu Tao Relaxation sequence of movement, self-shiatsu massage and meditation, we connect with breath, body and a small supportive group in a friendly space. Give life a dance. What participants say “Gave me a big lift” “I really look forward each week to Wu Tao” “I love the group - very beneficial both the exercise and companionship”  “I leave feeling deeply relaxed with my heart open wide”  “Emma is such a calming influence and knows how to get you involved and really enjoy yourself” Free thanks to City of Fremantle - bookings required – call or SMS Emma on 0404 029 519:: About the facilitator ::Emma Jack is a family carer, a qualified Wu Tao Dance instructor and a member of the 2016 Memory Bridge alumni. She has completed over 100 hours of training in dementia care and compassionate communication, including the Spark of Life practitioner course and Dance for PD workshops. Plus over 100 hours in professional behaviour change and group learning and facilitation training, with years of experience in these fields. Emma says: "My vision is to provide creative and nurturing spaces for people with Dementia and their Carers to connect and enjoy life." Building on two decades of personal development, yoga and meditation practice, Emma receives inspiration from Open Floor Dance and Tamalpa Art Life Institute teachers. She works closely with Wu Tao founder Michelle Locke, who developed a dementia specific Wu Tao offering in collaboration with DBMAS (the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service).

Yoga Flexi Legs Happy Hips 5 week course

Flexi Legs - Happy Hips Yoga - 5 weeksTuesday evenings from July 17th to August 14th6.00pm - 7.00pmSuitable for all levels.Cost:5 weeks: $80 4 weeks: $65 3 weeks: $50 2 weeks: $35 casual rate: $18To book, contact Jo: jo@yogagrooves.com bookings essential**please note, no refund or credit on missed classes. Learn to access your optimal flexibility of the lower body which can have a profound effect on your balance, posture and on your sense of well-being.Move freely and easily. Prevent injury by working with a blend of active and passive stretching.We will focus on learning how to relax in a posture and safely improve flexibility in the…

Playgroup

Take time to play. Explore and learn some skills to re-activate our inherent creativity and playfullness. The significance of ‘play’ extends way beyond the early years; play is a core human need and a key to lifelong, rich and self-directed learning.  This workshop is geared to help expand your sense of experimentation, wonder, and fun. Using various means, such as acting games, imagination, dramatic play and improvisation.  

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Hacking Jackets from Op Shop to Couture

Susie Vickery & Trish Bygott present  Hacking Jackets.. from Op shop.. to Couture..  In this workshop.. we will transform a shapeless large men's jacket into a well-fitting stylish little number.. inspired by the hacking jacket. Op shops are full of old jackets.. and what better fate awaits them than to be reimagined in such a unique way. You won't need to be a 19th century gentleman checking over your estate on horseback though to enjoy it. It will be just as fetching for outdoor cinema going.. Fremantle cycling.. coffee shop trawling.. or viewing the wildflowers. A  3-week course..    $220  Wednesdays,  9:30am-1:00pmJuly 4th, 11th & 18th  AbstractYou will be taken through…

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Peter Zuvela Photography Courses

Peter Zuvela of J Shed Art Studio - Photography Courses Level 1 for beginners WINTER series enroll now. 6 Week Course for a very cool $290.00. Classes will start Sunday 8th of JULY running for six weeks from 10am to 12.30 noon on Sunday mornings. or  WEDNESDAY 11th of JULY running for six weeks from 2pm to 4.30pm. Experience Digital photography classes in small groups with tutor and freelance photographer Peter Zuvela (with an Adv Dip. in Photography). Very practical courses with fun excursions with your camera around beautiful Bathers Beach Fremantle and the West End of Fremantle. learn more…

Christmas in July Ceramic Decorations Workshop

Learn to create personalised impressed Christmas decorations with Philippa Gordon, experienced artist (ceramicist) / art educator.   Create Personalised Ceramic Gifts Learn The Art of Impressing Clay Experienced Tutor in a Max Group of10 Materials Glazing Firing Included Suitable for adults of any level. The workshops run over two consecutive Saturdays: July 21 (making) 10 am-2 pm at STACKWOOD Fremantle & July 28 (glazing) 10 am-12 pm at Clay Space WA Studio Wembley Downs. Bookings / info: Pip 0405 478 093 clayspacewa@gmail.com

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Macrame Wall Art

Learn to make a beautiful macrame wall hanging to adorn a deserving space! In this three hour workshop, Sam Pace from The Threaded Wall will guide you through the art form of knot tying to create a striking design. You will have the option to include beads and if feeling confident, to bring your own ideas into the work. You will be using beautiful sustainable, recycled t-shirt yarn for this project and complete your work with a wooden hanger, ready for installation.   About the Artist: Sam is a local artist born and raised in Perth, Western Australia and known for…

Intro to Plantbased Eating

Plant-based eating has been in the spotlight recently and the secret is out that it needn't be boring, difficult, 'dangerous' or unpalatable - rather, it can be some of the most delicious, satisfying and nutritionally dense food you've ever eaten!Come and join the owner of The Raw Kitchen and long-term naturopath, Heath Daly, alongside owner of Holistic Health Nut, Aurora Gilbert, as they cover this comprehensive and DELICIOUS introduction to all things plant-based! They'll delve into the very best foundational knowledge of plant-based eating, answer common questions and concerns, and showcase six hand-picked plant-based recipes that demonstrate a breadth of…

Ear Candy

Got a passion for fashion?! Show off your style with some glam statement earrings designed and made by you. In this three hour class, you will learn basic jewellery making skills, including how to assemble hardware and decorative elements using pliers, jump rings and eye pins. You will also learn various techniques to make your own pom-poms and tassels out of yarn and leather. You’ll be able to use your new skills to adorn future jewellery or craft projects. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with one or two pairs of fresh and fabulous earrings and…

Make Your Own Leggy Planter with Sarana Haeata

Learn to hand build and glaze your very own leggy planters with artist Sarana Haeata across two-weekend sessions. In the first session, students will learn a slab and coiling techniques to create the unique shape of their planters. By the end of this session, each student will have one or more forms ready for firing. In the second session, Sarana will guide the group through glazing techniques that will best achieve each participant’s individual design. Participants can collect their creations from Stackwood the following week and will get to choose an indoor plant to complete their work. This skill is easily transferable to your home space…

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Diaphonize wet specimen workshop

Learn this very unusual but eye catching method of preserving wet specimens.  Students will be working with fish, eels or pinky mice using diaphonization techniques. This new technique, established in the 70s, involves the staining of muscles and cartilage, rendering them transparent.All students will receive their own diaphonizing kits to take home. You will begin the process of preservation in class, and continue at home following detailed instructions. You will also receive the gift of a ready-made specimen displayed in a glass vial. CLASS INFORMATION For: adultsDate: 22/07/2018Time: 1 day workshop starts @ 10.00 am - 3.00 pm 5 hours.Fee: $370 (This fee covers all supplies and tuition.) USEFUL INFORMATION - Chemicals, distilled/deionized water, formaline, glacial acetic acid, ethonal, potassium hydroxide, sodium borate, hydrogen peroxide, thymol, trypsin, glycerin/glycerol. - Please bring your own lunch. - All materials are ethically sourced, where possible. - Please bring a box or bag to carry your work home in. - Our studio is behind Paper Bird, go through the shop and down the alley to the Nature Play Courtyard.

Embroider a tee with Sally from Deli

Sally Bower from local Fremantle label Deli will be joining us for a special Summer workshop. Sally makes-to-order clothing from Fremantle focusing on simple shapes and lines with a distinctly fun feel. You will learn how to design your own embroidered scene to be transferred onto any piece of clothing that you desire. Take inspiration from Sally's pre-illustrated designs or create your own scene. Think Fremantle summer, sea creatures, items from the supermarket shelf or the leaves of your favourite plant.  You will come away with a piece of clothing that you have customised yourself and the confidence to keep embroidering at home. We…

The Needlecase and the Pincushion

The tool kit of any maker is an indispensable feature of the creative process. It can also be replete with beautiful.. treasured items.. unique in hand-touched qualities that inspire your craft.. and nurture your longing for beauty.Whether you're a beginner.. or an experienced stitcher.. this is an opportunity to set yourself up with two of the most utilitarian & beautiful accoutrements of your kit..The Needlecase and the Pin-Cushion.More than mere accessories.. these items will contain your pins & needles.. as well as your aspirations for future makings.Worthy of coffee table contemplation within the home..  these small stitched jewels will spark…

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Workshops and classes

If you’re looking for creative or active things to do in Fremantle then taking part in a workshop or class is the perfect activity. Our listings include free yoga classes and raw food workshops to night classes at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.