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16/10/2016 - 28/10/2018 Worship at Trinity

Our sermon messages are very contemporary, Scripture based and life-applicable with Powerpoint presentation. Our music is beautiful with stylish traditional hymns. Afrikaans worship services are offered once a month (8.30am last Sunday of the month) to mainly South African, Zimbabwean and Namibian immigrants speaking or understanding Afrikaans, led by a Dutch Reformed Church minister. Awaken is a group of young people, consisting of students, young workers and those who are young at heart who run worship services (6.00pm) on the first and third Sunday of every month. The music and messages are very contemporary, Scripture based and relevant to life today.

10/02/2017 - 13/08/2017 VISUAL ARTS Festival

The hottest international contemporary art is presented alongside celebrated local talent in our 2017 PIAF Visual Arts program. Renowned local artists working in film, jewellery, performance and installation are on show at PICA, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery and Fremantle Arts Centre. At the John Curtin Gallery, ambitious projects by a leading international artist have their Australian premiere, while at Moana a prominent Australian artist invites you to take a break in a hi-vis TV lounge. Experience the city, turned upside down and inside out, get involved in a project on desalination and celebrate the Fremantle Dockers inclusion in the inaugural AFL Women’s League at a Freo art party.

25/02/2017 - 23/12/2017 Old Perth Road Twilight Markets

Enjoy an evening of tasty treats, creative crafts and more. With the start of the warmer weather the very popular monthly market in Bassendean has once again moved from Sunday morning to Saturday evening. From Saturday 26 November the Old Perth Road Twilight Markets will light up the town centre with music, food, market stalls featuring local craft and produce plus much more.

18/03/2017 - 23/09/2017 Meet the Winemaker Lunches

Join us for a relaxing long table lunch with wine guru, Peter Forrestal and guest winemaker sharing funny anecdotes, fascinating stories and great wine moments fromWinemaker Banner their experiences and travels within the industry. With bottles on the table and platters to share this open forum will be an afternoon of great company, great food and of course great wine. Cost per luncheon: $120pp 2017 Schedule Date: Saturday, Mar 18 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: Paul Nelson Date: Saturday, Apr 8 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: Steve James from Voyager Estate Date: Saturday, Apr 29 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: Nic Peterkin from L.A.S Vino Date: Saturday, May 20 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: TBA from Castelli Date: Saturday, Aug 12 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: TBA from Brash Higgins Date: Saturday, Sep 9 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: TBA from Castagna Date: Saturday, Sep 23 – 12.30-4.00pm Guest: TBA More

09/05/2017 - 30/06/2017 TINY DISCOVERERS – EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM

Join the Western Australian Museum’s Discovery Zone team as they help your child become a backyard explorer. Our eight week program is packed with games, stories and craft. All experiences are open ended, hands on and are linked to the Early Years Learning Framework. This is an opportunity for enquiring minds to explore, learn and play with real artefacts from WA Museum’s collections. Tiny Discoverers runs from the Museum's Discovery Zone at the State Library of Western Australia.

13/05/2017 - 04/09/2017 The Rise of Sneaker Culture

More than 150 rare and iconic sneakers are coming to Perth After popular showings in Toronto, Brooklyn and Atlanta, the international exhibition The Rise of Sneaker Culture heads to AGWA for its only Australian presentation. The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world.

13/05/2017 - 04/09/2017 The Rise of Sneaker Culture

The Art Gallery of WA presents a major international exhibition, The Rise of Sneaker Culture, from 13 May - 4 September bringing iconic sneakers out of the box and into the public realm of the Gallery as part of SNEAKERHEADS Season 2017. Originating at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first museum exhibition in North America, and now in Australia, to examine the sneaker's complex and fascinating social history, from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century to its role in the present day as a status symbol of urban culture.With its dynamic combination of scholarship and popular appeal, Perth audiences will be introduced to iconic and incredibly rare shoes from the 1830s to today. The Rise of Sneaker Culture features sneakers from a range of significant private collectors, museums, and archives, including Adidas AG, Converse Archives, Kosow Sneak... More

27/05/2017 - 03/09/2017 RIGHT WRONGS: ’67 REFERENDUM

On 27 May 1967, Australians recorded the largest ever ‘Yes’ vote in a referendum to change the constitution. After a decade of campaigning, the 'Right Wrongs, Write Yes' catch-cry led to a symbolic victory for political and social recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 50 years on, we are challenged to consider just how far we have come, and where we are going. Through a unique partnership, Right Wrongs: '67 Referendum explores the significance of this anniversary within the complex history of the ongoing struggle for Aboriginal rights in Western Australia. A major exhibition at the State Library of Western Australia reveals decades of activism through personal stories and powerful objects; satellite displays at the Western Australian Museum's regional sites give local focus as members of the community reflect on the referendum and its meaning; and an educ... More

27/05/2017 - 16/07/2017 Marcus Beilby | Sightings – City of Fremantle Art Collection

Following 2014’s Fremantle Realists exhibition, Marcus Beilby returns to FAC to resume his quest to reveal the fabric of everyday life through a visual language of finely tuned realism. Sightings brings together a body of new paintings and artworks from the City of Fremantle Art Collection which set intimate moments against a backdrop of public settings. Marcus Beilby is an established Fremantle-based realist painter who forged a career with like-minded image makers Ray Beattie and Ken Wadrop and exhibited nationally under the moniker of the High Street Studio Realists in the early 1980s. The City of Fremantle Art Collection, established in 1958, is the largest municipal collection in WA with over 1,400 works. The Collection’s focus on Fremantle artists and Australian prints celebrates the enduring importance of the visual arts to Fremantle.

01/06/2017 - 01/11/2017 BOY RACER - BRENT HARRISON

Located at the Grand Lane Light Locker Art Space, Boy Racer runs from June until November. Boy Racer is an investigation into the hypermasculinity of the working class male arena of car culture within Western Australia. This new body of work interrogates the motor vehicle as a symbolic extension of masculinity.