Art & Design

This Weekend in Perth

By Shelby West
19th Nov 2015

After all the beer, wine and food related events throughout the past few months, its finally time to sit back and relax with some good tunes, chilled out vibes and even a spot of yoga. And some eating obviously, weekends must always involve excellent eating!

Here’s what Perth has to offer this weekend.

Friday 20 November


Please welcome this young and spunky red wine from the Burgundy region of France. Alliance Francaise de Perth will be hosting this soiree for us and will also be tantalising our tastebuds by supplying French pates, cheeses, charcuterie and French bread, along with this delicious wine! Oui Oui!

Where: Alliance Francaise de Perth, Nedlands
When: 6.30pm, 20 November
Tickets: $35, book here
For more information click here


The crème de la creme of the comedy world will be on stage this Friday at the Fremantle Comedy Gala. Triple J’s Dave Callan will be there, along with the hilarious MC Andrew Horabin and a secret special appearance (we’re not one for spoilers!) There will also be a paella dinner on offer. Funnies and yummies all in one place!

Where: Fremantle Town Hall, Fremantle
When: 6pm, 20 November
Tickets: From $18, book here
For more information click here

Saturday 21 November


HELLLOOOO GORGEOUSSSS! We are keen as a bean for this year’s Margaret River Gourmet Escape! Pack your bags and head douth for a weekend full of good food, good wine and good everything else frankly. There will be loads of well-known chefs travelling from around the globe to our little corner of WA cooking up more food than you could poke a stick at. Find out more infomation on this incredible festival here.

Where: South West, WA
When: 20 – 22 November
Tickets: Prices may vary, book here
For more information click here


Every Saturday morning in the lead up to Christmas, Aliment Café in Leederville will be holding a morning for all you zen-babies to do some yoga, meditate, relax and then eat!  Yoga lord Rachael Berry will take you through an hour’s worth of yogi goodness and meditation following a delish and healthy brekky put on by Aliment Café. Sign me up.

Where: Aliment Café, Leederville
When: 6.30am, 21 November
For more information click here


This Saturday and Sunday the City of Perth will be hosting the Made On The Left Christmas Markets. It will be a hotbed of unique and antique treasures, which will mean the perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind pressie. Featuring jewellery, artwork, photography, clothing and so much more, the goodies at these markets are all locally designed and made. Make sure you check out their website for a sneak-peak preview.

Where: Forrest Place, Perth
When: 10am, 21 – 22 November
For more information click here

Sunday 22 November


Back for its 14th season of music and good vibes and this year featuring James Reyne, A Day On The Green graces us with its presence once again with ‘the big day out for grown ups’. The day is always filled with great food, great wine and an even better array of international and Australian artists. The chilled out festival allows you to bring your own food and even holds a ‘picnic of the day’ prize! Artists will be doing meet and greets all day at the merchandise tents, which are also hugely popular. The prefect way to end your weekend.

Where: Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Perth
When: 4pm, 22 November
Tickets: From $90, book here
For more information click here


‘Manoeuvres’ is the latest exhibition by Rebecca Baumann and it is now on display at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Didactic Tools artists Kynan Tan, Keg de Souza and Tarsh Bates, along with Rebecca will be discussing their works and chatting to you about the collaborative and interdisciplinary approach they take. This arty opportunity will allow you to ask questions and delve a little deeper into their brilliant minds.

Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
When: 11am, 22 November
For more information click here


This one-stop-dog-shop is bringing all things doggy-dog to the city of Bayswater. Riverside Barkfest is a dog market where you can bring along your little pooch and enjoy dog beach and party games, gourmet food, dog clothing and accessories, dog photo booth, vet stalls and the latest and greatest technology when it comes to pet care. You can even take your dog on the Canine Adventure Course to get your little couch potato some exercise. We are so there.

Where: Bayswater Riverside Gardens, Bayswater
When: 8am, 22 November
For more information click here

Want more? Click here for more things to do in Perth!

Image credit: Margaret River Gourmet escape

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