Fox – At Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

26 Sep 2015
September 26, 2015

The images released form this production just look beautiful and it’s looking to be a wonderful performance. Adapted from the award winning book by Margaret Wild & Ron Brooks it takes you on a journey through scorched scrubland and ochre deserts told through a fusion of puppetry and dance.

Fox highlights the constant battle between remaining faithful and falling for temptation, and reminds us that the strength of friendship can give us the courage to get through difficult times. Fox, Dog and Magpie’s timeless story will leave you with questions that may take a lifetime to answer…

Duration: 50 minutes
Age group: All ages, perfect for ages 6+
When: September 26- October 10
Where: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, 1 Short St, Fremantle WA 6160
Time: 10am & 1pm daily, 6:30pm performance on September 30th & October 9th. No Performances Sundays or public holidays
Bookings: | (08) 9335 5044

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

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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 →