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Fremantle Prison Art Tour, first Saturday of every month

Fremantle Prison Art Tour, first Saturday of every month

Fremantle Prison Art Tour

Fremantle prison was used as a place of incarceration and punishment for 136 years.  Throughout the Prison's long history, some inmates were granted special permission to paint as part of their rehabilitation, however for most of this time convicts and prisoners were prevented from painting or drawing on the walls.

Prior to the Prison's closure in 1991, discipline was relaxed and inmates were given wide ranging permissions to draw on the walls of their cells and exercise yards.

Join one of our experienced guides for this exclusive art tour which showcases a variety of convict and prisoner artwork, including Aboriginal and European Landscapes, Dot Paintings, Graffiti and Tattoo Art, as well as "hidden" art from the convict era.

Upcoming Tour Dates:

  • Saturday 07 May
  • Saturday 04 June

4.00 pm - on the first Saturday of the month

Further information available at: http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Visit_Us/tours/arttour/ 

The IGA Perth Royal Show, 23 - 30 September 2017

The IGA Perth Royal Show, 23 - 30 September 2017

The IGA Perth Royal Show, 23 - 30 September 2017

Perth's biggest community event attracting thousands of visitors every year.

 With a rich history spanning 170 years, the Show is an iconic social and cultural event which showcases WA agriculture, small business and entertainment.

 From cattle to cavies and hens to horses, here is your chance to get up close to your favourite animal. See the cuddly animal farm at the City Farms Animal Nursery. With 10,000 animals expected at the Show there will be endless displays and competitions to enjoy.

 There is also non-stop entertainment including a thrilling one-man aeronautical display at the main arena, sandsculpting, circus and of course, heaps of rides and games at Sideshow Alley!

 Don't miss the best fireworks in WA each night at 8pm at the Peters Drumstick Main Arena as the IGA Fireworks Spectacular will complete a perfect Show experience.

 Visit www.perthroyalshow.com.au for details of what's on offer.

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