Soroptimist International of Fremantle is delighted to present the eighth annual Help the Homeless Art Auction at the Fremantle Town Hall, on Saturday 17 June, preceded by public viewing. The auction has steadily built a reputation as a premier event, while providing a much needed financial boost for services to the homeless. Beneficiaries the Freo Street Doctor, The Sisters’ Place and the Fremantle Multicultural Centre all provide an invaluable service to those in need medically and psychologically, who by a culmination of circumstances, have found their lives devalued and their self esteem lost: Freo Street Doctor mobile health clinic serves…
FSN was at the Soroptomist Help the Homeless Art Auction’ on the Weekend.
What a wonderful event to support Freo Street Doctor, The Sisters Place, and the Fremantle Multicultural centre.
It was a joy to be there to take the photos.
Three Indian Naval vessels arrived in Fremantle last week.
The INS Shivalik, INS Kamorta and INS Jyoti.
FSN was on the Shivalik on their open day to chat to and photograph the fabulous people on board.
United Nations Association of Australia (Environment committee) hosted a community land and water beach clean up and BBQ for World Oceans Day 2017. FSN was there to get some snaps of all the fabulous folk involved.
The Lost Quays are a popular 11 voice male choir dedicated to singing sea songs and shanties. How more Fremantle could they be! A sea shanty (chantey, chanty) is a type of song that was commonly sung by old time sailors to pass the time and the hard labour when sailing large merchant vessels across the seas. The rhythms of the songs tended to co-ordinate the work efforts of the men. Whether that was the sailors' idea or their bosses is a good question! At their concerts, traditional as well as contemporary folk songs, mostly a…
The Australian Heritage Festival is celebrated in Western Australia between 18 April and 21 May 2017. As part of the Festival, the Samson Merchant Museum in Cliff Street will be open to the public on two mornings in May to present "Mrs Samsons of Fremantle". This will enable visitors to discover the voices of the wives of the early merchants in the colony, and to view artefacts relating to this West Australian business of Lionel Samson dating from 1829. Listen to the words in the recently discovered letters which give glimpses into these remarkable women’s lives, enjoy a presentation by…