Know Your Nation – Join the Conversation

02 Sep 2015
September 2, 2015

Would you like to immortalise the history of Fremantle and those who live there?

A social start-up, Know Your Nation, is setting up a recording booth in the East Room of Fremantle Town Hall over a four day period September 24th, 25, 29th and 30th. If you’d like to get involved here are the details of what will happen over the four days…

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Short Order Burger Co. – Best Burgers in Perth

28 Aug 2015
August 28, 2015

The best burgers in Perth are on our doorstep.

Yes really and they’re only available Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at The Mantle. The menu is small but you don’t need variety as these burgers are pretty much perfect. Brioche buns, Kraft cheese, crunchy pickle with hand-made burgers served medium-rare. You can even get a generous spoonful of mac ‘n’ cheese in there. Seating is really limited so there’s lots of people standing around eating. Be prepared to queue and watch the staff grill up a storm while you wait.

Instagram: ShortOrderBurgerCo
BYO: yes!
Where: The Mantle, 1 James St, Fremantle WA 6160
When: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6pm

South Side Symphony

18 Jul 2015
July 18, 2015

South Side Symphony Orchestra is Perth’s youngest community orchestra. Rehearsing in Melville but now performing in Fremantle for the first time! They have quite a repertoire… orchestral standards, opera, movie soundtracks and contemporary music. This concert will be quite unique as all the music preformed is composed by Australians.  The night will also feature the premiere performance from their Inaugural Young WA Composers Competition.

What: ‘Australian Made’ Concert
When: 2pm Sunday 2 August 2015
Cost: Adults $15, concession $12, kids $5, family pass $30 (two adults & two children)
Where: Fremantle Town Hall 8 William St Fremantle
Web: www.ssso.org.au www.facebook.com/southsidesymphonyorchestra

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Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series 2015

16 Jul 2015
July 16, 2015

Time for the West End to come alive, well actually came alive last week but we’ve been away so we missed the first week! Locals know the deal: every Thursday night in July four venues – PS Art Space, The Navy Club, The Buffalo Club and The National Hotel host a great mix of musical performances.

Tickets: $15 available at the door on the night, no pre-sales
Listings: Download Program (PDF  4.2 MB)

A $15 ticket give you access to all four venues on one night. Performances are staggered so you can spread yourselves around and get your ears full of music.

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Winter Market Pop-up Shop

08 Jul 2015
July 8, 2015

Around Hilton today or tomorrow? There’s a pop-up shop selling lovely handmade homewares and wears open for the school holidays. Hand-crafted clothes and pottery, see for yourself…

Where: 24 Chadwick Street, Hilton.
When: July 7-9th
Web: You can follow Simone and her beautiful ceramic creations on Instagram @WinterWares.

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Space can be folded!? Sound can be folded!?

14 May 2015
May 14, 2015

In our lunch break we popped into PSAS for the brilliant SpaceFolding SoundPlastic exhibition, part of this year’s Totally Huge New Music Festival. Walking through a labyrinth of light and sound you wonder – Are they connected? What do they mean? The exhibition has been evolving over the past weeks, including two performances which involved volunteers and the artist being wrapped in plastic. Read more →

Loving the Fremantle Street Arts Festival

04 Apr 2015
April 4, 2015

The CBD is cracking this weekend. So much to see and do plus this year there’s great outdoor licensed areas where you can have a tipple. High Street and South Terrace have been closed to traffic and opened up to fun things.

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Movies in the Square

16 Jan 2015
January 16, 2015

Free movie screenings! What’s not to love about that!

This time… How to Train Your Dragon 2 and it’s on tomorrow night at 7:30pm. It’s the second in the season of family friendly movies brought to you by the City this Summer. Next time… Rio 2. Read more →

Breakfast at Bib & Tucker

13 Jan 2015
January 13, 2015

Beachside breakfasting options are limited in Freo and Bib & Tucker really have nailed it with their location in North Freo. In the mornings The Doctor isn’t around and the terrace is a great shady spot to sit and hang out over breakfast.  Read more →

The Night Zoo at Spare Parts

09 Jan 2015
January 9, 2015

We’ve been to Spare Parts quite a few times now and enjoyed every show. Every performance is so unique and so much effort is put into each production. Their latest show runs until the 31st of January so there’s plenty of time to catch the performance.

Dancing with meerkats, penguins or elephants! These were only things Jamie could dream of – that is until The Night Zoo came to visit!

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s production of The Night Zoo is the perfect summer holidays entertainment full of music, dancing and laughter. It features a stunning puppet cast of life-size animal characters, including Elephant, Giraffe, Penguin, Cranes, Thorny Devils, and the hilarious dancing Meerkats brought to life by performers Ben Mortley and Sarah Nelson through puppetry, dance, animation, masks – and a light sprinkling of manure!

Be reminded of the joy that animals bring to our lives as Jamie goes on a wild night-time adventure with the inhabitants of The Night Zoo. The summer season runs from January 5 to 31 with two shows daily at 10am and 1pm, Monday to Saturday (no shows Sundays or Public Holidays). There are also two special Friday evening performances n January 16 & 30 at 6.30pm. At 45 minutes and suitable for ages three and above, The Night Zoo is a joyful summer experience for all family to share.

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