There’s a lot that we love about our city, but when you can get runway shows, night markets, world-travelling theatre productions, international artists and even a kiteboarding competition all in one week—well we've gotta say, we couldn't think of anywhere better to live! You’re spoilt for choice Perthlings.
Here are 5 awesome things to do in Perth this week.
Monday 22 January
COCO KINGDOM RUNWAY IN INGLEWOOD
Fancy starting your week with a bit of fashion and some market stalls? Our beloved Monday night Inglewood markets on Beaufort will be hosting a runway show for Coco Kingdom tonight. Come and support your local as sisters Melanie Louise and Telisha Robyn showcase their boutique on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Beaufort Street. Find out more here.
Wednesday 24 January
THE MUSICAL BOX IN MOUNT LAWLEY
PSA Genesis fans! The Musical Box is coming to perform a tribute theatrical production featuring music from the prog pioneers’ 1973 album Selling England by the Pound. Endorsed by Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel, this iconic show is sure to take you on a trip down memory lane. Find out more here.
Thursday 25 January
NORMAN JAY IN NORTH FREMANTLE
Pioneer and veteran music selector and DJ, Norman Jay MBE is gracing us with his divine presence. If you’re a fan of this man, you’re aware that his remarkable selection of soul and jazz makes him one of the most knowledgeable and crowd-pleasing selectors. Find out more here.
CLUB SWIZZLE DUBET AT THE ICE CREAM FACTORY
From the creators of La Soiree—the show that sold out three Fringe seasons in a row thanks to its sassy cabaret and acrobatics that defy the laws of physics—comes the brand new Club Swizzle. It debuts this Thursday night at our favourite new Fringe venue, The Ice Cream Factory. This one is just about guaranteed to knock your socks off. Get your tickets here.
2018 AUSTRALIAN FREESTYLE KITEBOARDING NATIONALS IN SAFETY BAY
Ahoy Perthies! If you want to do something different with your Thursday, why knot go and watch the Kiteboarding Nationals? The WA Kitesurfing Association and Kiteboarding Australia are teaming up to bring the Cocos Keeling Islands and Zephyr Tours Freestyle Nationals to our unbeatable coastline so you'll be sure to get a few Insta worthy pics! Find out more here.
Don't forget, Fringe kicks off this Friday! If you haven't already figured out what you're going to see, check out our guide to all the best shows!
Image credit: Elle Borgward