Perth city

calendar of events: perth + fremantle

 

Here's all the news on events, shows, concerts, festivals and anything else you should see if you're in town. There's always something on, whether it be concerts, theatre, sport or something for the kids that you're interested in. Click on the individual event for more information. Details are subject to change, check the organisers' websites for the latest information.

 

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to 6 Apr Inglewood Night Markets Markets|Shopping

On Monday nights, Beaufort Street in Inglewood turns into a lively marketplace; a mini festival with hundreds of people, delicious food, buskers and a variety of stalls. Come along and experience the atmosphere.
Beaufort Street, Inglewood inglewoodonbeaufort.com/inglewood-night-markets

to 12 Apr Lotterywest Festival Films Theatre|Dance|Film

Once again the world's finest dramas, comedies, thrillers and love stories light up the outdoor screens from November to mid-April this summer. For more than half a century, our Festival has presented the quintessential Perth summer experience; the very best arthouse films outdoors at the Somerville. Come early with a picnic or choose from the selection of food available at the venue. A Perth Festival event.
Somerville Auditorium, UWA, Winthrop Ave, Crawley www.perthfestival.com.au

to 18 Apr Telethon Community Cinemas Theatre|Dance|Film

We're Perth's community cinema group screening blockbuster films, classics and all your favourite movies throughout Perth's Summer months at four outdoor locations. Run by over 700 volunteers, we proudly donate all profits to kids charities through Telethon.
Burswood Parklands, Gt Eastern Hwy, Burswood. BIC Reserve, Guildford Road, Bassendean. Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch. ECU Joondalup Pines, Joondalup Drive, Joondalup. www.communitycinemas.com.au

continuing Pulse Perspectives Exhibitions|Displays|Talks

WA's talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase, gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in. The selected works provide a window into young people’s private, social and artistic concerns. It is in turns an inspiring, rewarding and insightful look at the world through the minds of our most talented young artists.
Art Gallery of WA, Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge www.artgallery.wa.gov.au

continuing Tom Malone Prize 2020 Exhibitions|Displays|Talks

The Tom Malone Prize is a highly respected annual event within the Australian glass arts community and it has played an integral role in the Gallery's acquisition of works by Australia's most inspiring, innovative and accomplished artists in this medium. Mark Elliott’s piece was selected as the winning piece from a competitive shortlist and is on display with other previous winning pieces.
Art Gallery of WA, Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge artgallery.wa.gov.au

24 Mar to 12 Apr War Horse Theatre|Dance|Film

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s Tony Award®-winning production of War Horse is coming to Perth. This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
Crown Theatre, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

1 Apr Australian Chamber Orchestra: Arvo Pärt & Shostakovich Music|Concerts

Joy and creativity can’t be held down forever, so even in the darkest decades of cruel oppression that spread from Soviet Russia through Eastern Europe in the 20th century, music bloomed and imaginations flew. 
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth 9231 9999 www.perthconcerthall.com.au

2 Apr WAAPA: Rejoice Music|Concerts

The WAAPA Chorale and soloists, brass, strings and organ entwine in St Mary’s Cathedral as we continue our tradition of presenting the greatest choral music performed by the finest young performers. Featuring Allegri’s haunting Miserere, Schubert’s beloved Mass in G with legendary organist Stewart Smith, and culminating in Mascagni’s Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana with Australia’s opera sensation and WAAPA Classical Voice lecturer Nicole Youl, this concert will move and delight you.
St Mary’s Cathedral, Victoria Square, Perth 9370 6895 waapa.ecu.edu.au

3–4 Apr WASO Special Event: The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein Music|Concerts

When Broadway was on the pulse of mainstream culture and musicals provided the popular music of the day, Rodgers and Hammerstein were winning awards and the hearts of millions. Here we celebrate their reign as one of the world’s most successful Broadway writing teams with two of the  brightest shining stars in musical theatre today, all backed by WASO.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth Ph: 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

3–8 Apr WAAPA: A Chorus Line Theatre|Dance|Film

Step, kick, kick, leap, kick, touch… Again! Seventeen professional dancers are auditioning for only eight spots in the chorus line of a Broadway show. Through drama, dance and song, A Chorus Line presents a true picture of what it’s like to be in the theatre: glamorous at times but also tough, heartbreaking and sometimes even tragic. One of only nine musicals to ever win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this singular sensation scooped a whopping nine Tony Awards and eight Drama Desk Awards when it premiered in 1976 and has been a classic of the musical theatre canon ever since. Memorable musical numbers include What I Did for Love, I Hope I Get It and the wow-factor finale, One.
Geoff Gibbs Theatre, ECU, Bradford St Mt Lawley 9370 6895 waapa.ecu.edu.au

4 Apr Australian Football League Sport

West Coast Eagles v Geelong Cats
Optus Stadium, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

5 Apr ASICS Bridges Fun Run 2019 Sport

A community fun run comprising 5km and 10km events starting and finishing at Elizabeth Quay with all proceeds donated to Beyond Blue.
Elizabeth Quay, Perth Ph: 9227 7281 www.wamc.org.au

5 Apr Coal Miner’s Daughter Music|Concerts

Multi awarded, look alike songstress, Amber Joy Poulton, brings Coal Miner’s Daughter - the mega-hits and stories of inspirational pioneer and superstar Loretta Lynn, to WA following a sold-out national tour run in 2017. Coal Miner’s Daughter includes ‘friends’ Lizzie Moore as Patsy Cline and Denis Surmon as Conway Twitty accompanied by The Holy Men, in this sensational musical tribute to three legends.
Regal Theatre, 474 Hay St, Subiaco Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

6 Apr Goldner String Quartet & Piers Lane Music|Concerts

These are concerts of masterpieces, performed by masterly artists the equal of any in the world. Australia's most recognised and beloved pianist, Piers Lane, joins his dear friends the Goldner String Quartet in a national tour that marks the quartet's 25 years of musical brilliance. This quintessence of musical royalty plays with unprecedented cohesion and authority, drawn from decades of recordings and performances together.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth www.perthfestival.com.au

7 Apr International Soccer Sport

AFC Champions League 2020: Perth Glory v Ulsan Hyandai FC
HBF Park, 310 Pier St, Perth Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

8 Apr WASO Special Event: Bach’s Easter Oratorio Music|Concerts

JS Bach is one of the greatest composers of sacred music and in the hands of Joseph Nolan and a stellar cast with WASO, his magnificent Easter Oratorio will take you on an unforgettable divine journey, from a tomb of dark grief to the blazing light of joy. But before we rejoice in the miracle of Easter, we set the scene with Duruflé's exquisite Requiem for organ and chorus. Composed just after World War II, it is a moving work of timeless beauty - intimate, tranquil and profound.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth Ph: 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

9 Apr Daniel Sloss Comedy

International superstar Daniel Sloss returns to Australia with a brand new show. 2019 was a huge year for Daniel with a world tour that spanned 40 countries and culminated in the release of his latest critically acclaimed comedy special on HBO across Canada and the United States. He is one of the hottest touring comedians in the world, so don’t miss your chance to see him live when he comes to Australia.
Riverside Theatre – Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, Mounts Bay Rd, Perth Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

10–13 Apr Fremantle International Street Arts Festival Festivals|Celebrations

The historic streets of Fremantle burst to life as performers transform the city into a world stage every Easter.
Assorted venues in Fremantle www.streetartsfestival.com.au

11 Apr Australian Football League Sport

Fremantle Dockers v Gold Coast Suns
Optus Stadium, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

12 Apr Hyundai A-League Sport

Perth Glory v Wellington Phoenix
HBF Park, 310 Pier St, Perth Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

15 Apr Stone Temple Pilots + LIVE + BUSH Music|Concerts

Under The Southern Stars is is coming to Perth. Playing together for the first time in Australia will be Live, Bush and Stone Temple Pilots. Also on this killer bill for Perth only are local legends Figurehead. Experience the greatest hits from some of the worlds’ greatest bands all in the one huge night of incredible rock and roll.
HBF Stadium, Mt Claremont Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

15 Apr Under the Southern Stars Music|Concerts

The line up for this year’s Under the Southern Stars Summer Music Festival headliners are +Live+, Bush and Stone Temple Pilots. They will be joined by Rose Tattoo, Electric Mary and more for one epic Rock Carnival.
HBF Stadium, Mt Claremont Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

16 Apr WASO Morning Symphony: Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Music|Concerts

The final masterpiece from the master of melody. Tchaikovsky’s greatest symphony captures with intense beauty the pain, fleeting joys and fragile triumphs of life. Opening with Anna Clyne’s dramatic and colourful music, and led by the fast-rising conducting star, Ben Gernon, this concert is full of superb artistry that will stir the soul.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth Ph: 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

17–18 Apr WASO MACA Limited Classics Series: Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Music|Concerts

Two acclaimed artists make their WASO debuts; the fast-rising star of the conducting world, Ben Gernon and prize-winning Chinese violinist Bin Huang. Tchaikovsky’s greatest symphony captures the pain, fleeting joys and fragile triumphs of life with intense beauty. With a program also featuring the elegance and grace of Mozart and the colourful inventions of Anna Clyne, this is an evening of superb artistry that will stir the soul.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth Ph: 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

17 Apr Australian Football League Sport

West Coast Eagles v Richmond
Optus Stadium, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

18 Apr Gypsy Kings Music|Concerts

World-renowned flamenco, rock and pop musicians, The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, the original songwriters and guitarists on hits such as Bamboleo, Volare, Djobi Djoba and Bem Bem Maria are returning to tour Australia.
Riverside Theatre – Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, Mounts Bay Rd, Perth Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

20 Apr Ben Elton: Live 2020 Comedy

Since Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago he has achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director. He's written television shows, feature films and 16 best-selling novels, six of which became number one bestsellers. Elton is also widely known for his writing for the stage which includes three smash hit West End plays and the global phenomenon We Will Rock You based on the music of British rock legends Queen.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth www.perthconcerthall.com.au

22–27 Apr The 91-Storey Treehouse Families|Children

Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider! But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge ever! Mr Big Nose has sent his grandchildren to the Treehouse, and they don’t want to just sit quietly. Can Andy, Terry & Jill master this extreme babysitting challenge? What does mysterious fortune teller Madam Know-It-All really want? And will the Big Red Button really destroy the world?
Heath Ledger Theatre, Cnr William and Roe Sts, Perth Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

22 Apr So Pop Music|Concerts

It's time to begin, now count it in… So Pop, the ultimate pop experience, will return to Australia, delivering an unforgettable night of 00s nostalgia.
RAC Arena, 700 Wellington St, Perth Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

23 Apr WASO Naked Classics: Playing with Fire Music|Concerts

Giver of heat, light and wonder, fire is a force of nature that can destroy kilometres of bushland in the time it will take your pot roast to slow cook over a low flame! Conductor and presenter extraordinaire Guy Noble will ignite this red hot program that expresses through music the awesome power of fire to destroy, create or illuminate a night sky in dazzling technicolour bursts.
Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Tce, Perth Ph: 9326 0000 www.waso.com.au

25 Apr Anzac Day Festivals|Celebrations

Numerous services are held throughout Western Australia to commemorate the 25,000 casualties suffered by Australian troops at Gallipoli during World War 1. In Perth the Dawn Service commences at the State War Memorial Precinct in Kings Park at 5.30am, followed by a march of returned servicemen and women through the centre of the city.
State War Memorial, Kings Park, West Perth www.rslwahq.org.au

25–27 Apr Marvel Universe Live! Exhibitions|Displays|Talks

Australians, assemble! Super Hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country with the highly anticipated launch of Marvel Universe Live! nationwide. Fans will be brought to the edge of their seats as the iconic Marvel Super Heroes including; Spider-Man, The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy, join forces in a legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Immersive video projection and cutting-edge special effects will captivate and transport audiences across the universe from the fantastical Savage Land to New York City and beyond.
RAC Arena, 700 Wellington St, Perth Ph: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au

26 Apr Hyundai A-League Sport

Perth Glory v Central Coast Mariners
HBF Park, 310 Pier St, Perth Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

26 Apr Australian Football League Sport

Fremantle Dockers v Geelong Cats
Optus Stadium, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

26 Apr The Megastar Sharon: My Forty Years Australian Tour 2020 Music|Concerts

In Australia for the first time, Megastar Sharon Cuneta will perform her classic all time hits from the Philippine pop charts. The tour will celebrate her 40-year career and will also be a thank you gift to loyal ‘Sharonian’ fans.
Crown Theatre, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

28 Apr Memories of Sanremo Music|Concerts

The Sanremo Song Festival, a catalyst for the Eurovision Song Contest, has been a must watch spectacular on the international music calendar for all Italians and Italians-at-heart since 1951. It is responsible for launching the careers of some of Italy’s greatest singers. Memories of Sanremo is a must-see concert for all lovers of the great and unforgettable melodies that make up the great Italian songbook.
Crown Theatre, Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood Ph: 13 61 00 www.ticketmaster.com.au

 

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