Saturday 18th November @ 0432 hrs from Bali
DEPARTURE Saturday 18th November @ 1838 hrs for Broome
Andrew Ryan is a very thoughtful guy who's plainly driven to make music happen, especially in Freo. Ladies and Gentlemen, FSN is pleased to introduce (drum roll) ...Andrew Ryan!
Freo Gig Guide in Gig Guide
The optimal Freo Gig Guide has arrived here on FSN. We have our eyes on the edges, our ears to the ground and our network buzzing to bring you the latest gig news each week.
Interview with Dominic Perissinotto in Fremantle People
Dominic Perissinotto is yet another Freo connected musician - in his case a highly creative and passionate pipe organist - one of Australia's best.

10 great things to do in Fremantle this week

1. Singsingsing At The Navy Love singing? Love a chat? Then maybe this is the place for you! Each week a new song. Get the lyric sheet, listen to the songs and then turn up! It’s that easy! No auditions, no reading music required. Just turn up and join the group of highs, mids or lows. By the end of the night you will have mastered a three part harmony for a song or two. It’s a lot of fun! Come along and see if this is for you. Tue 14 November 7.30-9.00pm Cost: $5.00 Suitable for Adults Fremantle Navy…
Seen at the BeerFest in Seen in Freo
FSN headed to the Fremantle Craft Beer and Food festival at the Esplanade on Sunday. A show case of award winning craft beers, ciders and spirits and fabulous food.
Seen at Maritime Day in Seen in Freo
FSN headed down to their favourite part of Freo to enjoy the annual Maritime Day. All sorts of great activities, events, tours and information. It was fabulous fun. Thanks Fremantle Port Authority!
Seen Looking for Whales in Seen in Freo
FSN attended the opening of ‘Looking for whales’, an exhibition of photography by Wade and Robyn Hughes at Kidogo Arthouse. Incredible B&W images of Fin, Sperm and Humpback whales taken in the Azores and Vava’u Tonga.
John Boyle O'Reilly
The Voyage of the Hougoumont – Entry 3 in Life, Law & Culture
Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in…
Ship Ahoy! Cosco Shanghai in Shipping News
Cosco Shanghai is this fortnight's Ship Ahoy, which sailed into Fremantle Port during last Saturday's Maritime Day festivities, much to the delight…

Fashion Central

Last Thursday evening FSN had the enviable assignment of photographing the Fremantle Fashion Collective Runway Show, launched by Pete Stone from the Fremantle Festival. The FFC Runway Show was started back in 2007 by a group of local fashion desgners, with the aim of showcasing their collections to the community of Fremantle. The PS Art Space was the perfect venue for this event - yet another sensitively restored, heritage listed building in the West End. As the doors opened to the public and the punters spilled into the space, there was a tangible buzz in the air. The fashion watchers were watching…
Female Crew Command the Seas in Shipping News
It’s not every day that you see a 56 - foot naval vessel arriving into port from distant shores, crewed…
Shiver me Timbers! It’s Maritime Day! in Life, Law & Culture
Anchors aweigh! Maritime Day is here again! This family friendly celebration of all things maritime has become the largest event…
Making our blessings count in Life, Law & Culture
The waves of post-war immigrants who settled in Fremantle over the course of the Twentieth Century brought with them the…

The Voyage of the Hougoumont – Entry 2

Shipping News readers have the opportunity to journey with the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to Australia which arrived in Fremantle on 10 January 1868. On board were 62 Irish Fenian political prisoners as part of a total of 280 convicts. The 150 year anniversary of this event will be commemorated from 5 - 14 January 2018 at the Fenians Fremantle and Freedom Festival. There will also be an Exhibition of Transportation at the Fremantle Prison from 9 January 2018. Much of the information we have about this journey comes from the diary of Denis B Cashman. * Let’s take a moment…

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