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Events

27/07/2017 - 25/07/2019 Crystal Cave Tours

Experience the underground world of a limestone cave on a 45 minute guided tour. See Perth’s only tourist cave and experience an underground wonderland full of natural cave decorations such as stalagmites, helictites, columns and shawls throughout this 'stream cave'. During the guided walk you will discover the cave’s history, geology and the ecosystem that lies within. Crystal Cave’s constant temperature makes this tour a comfortable all-year-round experience. Booking not required

13/09/2018 - 09/12/2018 French Explorers in WA Exhibition

You are invited to view two exquisite exhibitions that celebrate Western Australia’s French connections. These two exhibitions are exclusively showing at the WA Maritime Museum from Thursday 13 September. The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804 For the first time since they were completed over 200 years ago this exhibition brings original paintings and drawings from the Museum of Natural History in Le Havre, France to Australia. Never seen before in Australia, items include Baudin’s chronometer, beautiful coastal profiles, hand drawn maps, and Baudin’s personal journal from France’s National Archives. Return to Australia: Freycinet 1818 Discover the science and stories behind this amazing journey as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of Freycinet’s expedition to Western Australia in the Uranie.

13/10/2018 - 14/01/2019 Beyond Bling (Free)

Are you ready for bling! Building on the success of The Rise of Sneaker Culture and Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures, AGWA presents the next exhibition in its Culture Juice program: Beyond Bling! celebrating, exploring and making jewellery and adornment. Centred on 300 varied pieces from the State Art Collection from the 1800s to today, Beyond Bling! unlocks the vaults to showcase the best, the bizarre and the most sophisticated jewels in its historical and contemporary collections. Moving from bold and captivating wearable art to quiet and subtle, almost private, personal interventions, the show will change how you think about what jewellery is and can be.

22/10/2018 - 30/04/2019 Map Your World: Scitech Exhibition

Go on a quest across land, sea, and space to discover the fascinating ways maps and navigation are used in everyday life in Scitech’s newest feature exhibition, Map Your World in the BHP Exhibition Gallery. In Map Your World, you will use different methods of navigation to find your way through shipwrecks, escape a virtual building, and pilot a simulated underwater exploration vehicle. Take on the challenge of a giant game of Battleships, operate a sonar scanner or learn to use the stars to find your way across both land and ocean, just as our ancestors did thousands of years ago. Map Your World will be featuring at Scitech until April 2019, entry available through General Admission tickets.

01/11/2018 - 01/12/2018 SFOL - Swan Festival of Lights

The Act-Belong-Commit Swan Festival of Lights (SFOL) 2018 – ‘Celebrating Deepavali Together’ is set to take Perth once again on a multicultural journey of the senses, through a vivid experience of colours, rhythms, and flavours, with events from the 1st Nov – 1st December 2018. SFOL 2018 consists of an impressive line-up of events across the Perth CBD area over the month-long period, including Soul Speak an art exhibition at the State Theatre Centre of WA, an afternoon discussion with Vikku Vinayakram, the Act-Belong-Commit Swan Festival of Lights 3-day outdoor festival, Gandhi – the movie at the Perth Cultural Centre, ‘Conversations’ a theatre production at the Heath Ledger Theatre and Rangoli – Indian Street Art at the Perth Cultural Centre. Since its inception in 2008, the Act-Belong-Commit Swan Festival of Lights has flourished, attracting 35,000 patrons in recent years to ce... More

01/11/2018 - 25/04/2019 Scarborough Sunset Markets

The Scarborough Beach Association (SBA) are delighted to announce the return of the ever popular Scarborough Sunset Markets, commencing 1 November and running every Thursday night until 25 April, 2019.Kicking off Thursday November 1 and now spanning from the purpose built Scarborough Square down to the crisp white sands of the Amphitheatre , each week the beachfront will once again ignite into a celebration of all that makes this location truly special - mesmerising sunsets, crystal blue ocean, crisp white sands, a foodies’ oasis, thirst quenching bevies, live music, creative artists and curated pop up stores- while encouraging locals, families and visitors to continue rediscovering Scarborough.

02/11/2018 - 30/03/2019 Rooftop Movies

Rooftop Movies is Perth’s first rooftop cinema. It is open during Perth’s summer months and screens a variety of films from cult classics to recent releases. Producers of FRINGE WORLD Festival present an open-air cinema experience like no other, six levels above the ground in the centre of the city, complete with an exciting film program. Make sure to get a shot of the panoramic views from the beanbags of the Perth city skyline.

16/11/2018 - 29/03/2019 Twilight Hawkers Market

The Twilight Hawkers Market is Perth’s original & biggest Street Food Market bringing the tastiest street food from around the globe to the heart of Perth. Held in Forrest Place from 4.30pm – 9.30pm this is the place to be on a Friday night over summer – meet with friends after work, grab a bite to eat pre-show or bring the family into town to enjoy the ambience of this wonderful market serving up authentic, delicious street food with live local music to add to the atmosphere. Running all the way through the balmy summer months you’ll find us in the centre of the city every Friday night from October – April each year.

16/11/2018 - 24/12/2018 Christmas Lights Trail

The city will shine brighter this Christmas with 18 mesmerising light installations and vibrant Christmas decorations lighting up the evenings. Select from two mapped out journeys or go your own way as you marvel at the stunning animated lights, festive street decorations, lively projections and festivities that brighten malls, streets and parks across the city. There's something illuminating at every stop and the 18 stops include various Christmas features like Santa's Magical Castle, the Lifeline Christmas Tree, the Tinsel Tunnel, The Giant Bauble, Santa's Train and much more. Visit the City of Perth website to download their map.

21/11/2018 - 02/12/2018 The Gruffalo's Child

CDP presents Tall Stories' magical musical adaptation of The Gruffalo's Child, based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood... If you loved The Gruffalo, don't miss the sequel, which returns following previous sell out Australian tours - now in a new West End production! Join the Gruffalo's Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved picture book.