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29 September 2021

It’s no secret — Fremantle consistently produces some of Western Australia’s most talented musicians, artists, performers and creators. Maybe it’s the salty sea air that gets the creativity flowing. Discover for yourself how Fremantle’s unique culture draws in creative types from all around the world to collaborate and create.

Fremantle is WA’s cultural epicentre and we’re home to plenty of legends! See What’s On to plan your visit to Fremantle around exhibitions, festivals, live music and theatre, and if you’re feeling inspired to learn a new skill and create your own masterpiece, try your hand at a class or workshop.


Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill or feed your creative soul there are always workshops, classes and events happening in Fremantle. There's music, art and circus classes for kids and just as much choice for adults. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.
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Fremantle's annual calendar of events and epic festivals is a highlight when visiting Western Australia. Become one with the music, watch something that defies belief or learn new things from an ancient culture. Fremantle's events and festivals invite you to experience other worlds. Fremantle puts on a show.
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Fremantle has long been a centre for arts and culture and there is always a great program of exhibitions and events to discover at the many galleries and studios. These art spaces and galleries in Fremantle offer an ongoing program of exhibitions featuring local, interstate and international artists.
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Live Music Venues

Fremantle is the home of live music in Western Australia and the search for the best local live music venues in the port city starts here. You'll find small basement bars cranking up on a Friday night, upstairs bars home to local jazz clubs, Australian pubs providing a stage for indie garage bands right through to large open air venues welcoming major touring acts.
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Fremantle is fertile ground for original theatre productions and home-grown talent. See a locally devised performance by the Fremantle Theatre Company at the historic Victoria Hall or learn the art of puppetry at a performance or workshop by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.
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There’s never a dull moment in the port city with events happening throughout the year; from laugh out loud stand-up comedy, local and international touring acts, weekend festivals, exhibitions, home-grown theatre and more.
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