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Fringe is back and filled to the brim with even more events to keep you entertained throughout August!

This year we have a HUGE line-up of supporting fringe events in Port Hedland to coincide with the Pilbara music weekender, which will be announced within the following weeks.

The town is set to become a vibrant hive of activity across the week with Fringe providing an array of community and local based activities and events suitable for everyone to enjoy!

See below for a list of fringe events around Town this August.

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Spring into Cider

The newest affair to be added to the fringe calender is an absolute must on the Saturday afternoon. Taking place from 12 – 4pm, join...

Spring into Cider

Date: 20 August 2016

Location: ibis Styles Hotel

The newest affair to be added to the fringe calender is an absolute must on the Saturday afternoon. Taking place from 12 – 4pm, join the IBIS team for the first year of ‘Spring into Cider’ where you can enjoy live music across the venue with several varietals of delicious cider accompanied by tasty treats including pulled pork sliders!

For more information contact the ibis Style Hotel on 9173 1511. 

Larry the Lizard Painting Session & Sausage Sizzle Lunch

Larry the Lizard is getting a well-deserved makeover ahead of the 2016 festival. Head down to the Hartz Studio to be a part of his...

Larry the Lizard Painting Session & Sausage Sizzle Lunch

Date: 14 August 2016

Location: HATRZ Edgar St Studio (down the road from Dome)

Larry the Lizard is getting a well-deserved makeover ahead of the 2016 festival. Head down to the Hartz Studio to be a part of his transformation, enjoy a sausage sizzle lunch and some festival tunes while you’re at it. Be sure to wear old clothes as you will get paint on them! All Ages Welcome!

TIME: 10.00am

Family Fishing Fun Day

Local children, families and youth are invited to take part in Port Hedland Fishing Fun Day. Participation is free, and you can learn fishing basics...

Family Fishing Fun Day

Date: 6 August 2016

Location: Finucane Island Boat Ramp

Local children, families and youth are invited to take part in Port Hedland Fishing Fun Day. Participation is free, and you can learn fishing basics and tips in a fun filled fishing clinic. From newcomers to old salts – all are welcome! Please contact the Town of Port Hedland’s Community Activation Team on 9158 9600 for more information.

TIME: 10am – 12.30pm

North West Skate Fest

The North West Skate Fest returns for 2016 with coaching workshops run by the team from Freestyle Now, culminating in an exciting evening of competition....

North West Skate Fest

Date: 11 August 2016

Location: South Hedland Youth Space

The North West Skate Fest returns for 2016 with coaching workshops run by the team from Freestyle Now, culminating in an exciting evening of competition. Workshops are lead by founder of Freestyle Now, Shaun Jarvis and current Top 5 world ranking scooter champion, Ben Thomas.

For more info please contact the Town of Port Hedland’s Community Activation Team on 9158 9600.

DATES/TIMES:

Thursday 11 August Coaching Workshop 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Friday 12 August Coaching Workshops 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 13 August Competition [registrations open at 1pm] 3.00pm – 8.30pm

Sunday Morning YOGA

All North West Festival ticket holders will have access to a free Yoga class on the lawn at the Civic Centre Gardens. Ease into your...

Sunday Morning YOGA

Date: 21 August 2016

Location: Civic Centre Gardens Yoga

All North West Festival ticket holders will have access to a free Yoga class on the lawn at the Civic Centre Gardens. Ease into your Sunday with the class overlooking the ocean. For more information please call 9158 9300.

TIME: 9.30am – 10.30am

Free Fitness Classes

All North West Festival ticket holders will have access to free group fitness classes at the YMCA Wanangkura Stadium for the whole North West Festival...

Free Fitness Classes

Date: 19 August 2016

Location: Wanangkura Stadium

All North West Festival ticket holders will have access to free group fitness classes at the YMCA Wanangkura Stadium for the whole North West Festival weekend. For more information call (08) 9140 0400.

West End Movies – Purple Rain (M)

Starring prince, Purple Rain tells the story of a a young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer,...

West End Movies – Purple Rain (M)

Date: 13 August 2016

Location: Courthouse Gallery Gardens

Starring prince, Purple Rain tells the story of a a young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise. Free deckchairs will be available on the night with limited numbers. We encourage all community members who are attending to bring a chair or rug to ensure all patrons can be seated comfortably. It is also recommended to pack a picnic basket of nibbles and refreshments. For more information contact the Town of Port Hedland’s Events Officer on 9158 9600.

TIME: 6pm

North West Festival Burlesque

Reminiscent of the 1920’s through to the 60’s, Sugar Blue Burlesque presents a unique blend of classic burlesque and elaborate vintage costumes, with authentic vintage...

North West Festival Burlesque

Date: 18 August 2016

Location: Matt Dann Theatre and Cinema

Reminiscent of the 1920’s through to the 60’s, Sugar Blue Burlesque presents a unique blend of classic burlesque and elaborate vintage costumes, with authentic vintage dances, circus, comedy, music and crowd pleasing theatricality! For more info click here.

 

TIME: 8pm (doors open at 7pm)

The West End Markets

Port Hedland’s favourite artisan markets the West End Markets, will set up at the heart of the fringe activity just off Wedge Street in the...

The West End Markets

Date: 20 August 2016

Location: West End and the Courthouse Gallery Gardens

Port Hedland’s favourite artisan markets the West End Markets, will set up at the heart of the fringe activity just off Wedge Street in the Courthouse Gallery Gardens on Saturday 20th from 9am to 1pm. The markets will showcase the very best in locally made products, delicious international cuisine, family friendly entertainment and a program of local artists and buskers. An ideal opportunity to grab a coffee, sample the gourmet offerings and browse the creative wares before heading to the Turf Club for day two of the North West Music Weekender.  

For more information click here.

 

Hedland Art Awards

On the eve of the North West Festival on Thursday 18th August from 6 – 8pm, FORM will present the celebrated Hedland Art Awards at the...

Hedland Art Awards

Date: 18 August 2016

Location: Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

On the eve of the North West Festival on Thursday 18th August from 6 – 8pm, FORM will present the celebrated Hedland Art Awards at the Courthouse Gallery. The Awards are an opportunity for emerging talents from the Pilbara, Gascoyne, Mid-West, Kimberley and the Goldfields-Esperance regions to display their work alongside established artists at an event attracting more than 4,000 people each year.