Free Family friendly Fringe at Fr’Inglewood
Introducing Inglewood’s first dip into the world of Fringe! Adding a slice of Fringe’s family fun to Monday nights at the Inglewood Monday Night Markets from January 14th for 5 WEEKS!
Fr’Inglewood features a fun mix of child-friendly dance, singalongs, circus, acrobatics and music as part of Perth’s annual Fringe World Festival. With a wide variety of acts performing highlights from their Fringe World shows – all in the ‘Wood!Check them out from 6:15pm on Mondays at the Inglewood Town Square.
Fringe World for those who don’t know, is an annual event with 700 acts, around 138 venues and performance spaces over 31 days from January 19th.
The Monday Night Markets has a selection of artists and performers that fit the markets vibe perfectly; from a nine-piece Soul band to pirate fun for the kids. The free family event, aims to support the artists of Perth’s Fringe World Festival, including WA’s‘Homegrown Heroes’ – talented local artists and performers.
There’s musical variety in the form of the amazing nine-piece Milford Street Shakers with a live showcase from its Soul Slap! performance. Forever in my Life is a tribute to performer Prince which will feature a taster of songs, stories and musingswith Fringe artist Michael Wheatley, who performed the lead role in the Australian Prince Show in the early 90s. Even more Soul music comes in the form of Movin’ Melvin Brown’s, 50s 60s Black Soul music plus tap.
Family entertainment is well covered at Fr’Inglewood with entertainment for children of all ages. Do you SEA me? is a singalong, LED-light juggling, sea shanty circus show on the high seas. While Let it go! Singalong and Dance encourages everyone (that’s you too Mum and Dad!) to join in the fun with favourite songs from kids’ films. While unicorns Skyla and Felicity take children on an enchanted, magical journey to try and find their very own unicorn friend in the ever popular How to Catch a Unicorn.
And lastly, Pirates!! takes groups of children on an imaginary adventure in search of treasure while seamlessly integrating the children’s input into the plot. Join Pirate Captains, Boots and Redbeard for the experience! It seriously cannot get any more entertaining can it?!
Want to see the funny side of Fringe World? That’s covered too! For fun, circus entertainment try YUCK! Circus – a powerhouse of female circus performers using high-flying acrobatics combined with comedy and dance.And for those looking for a serious Monday night laugh – I can make you Irish, stand-up comedy from award winning comic Mary Bourke presents a hilarious show on what it means to be ‘authentically Irish’.
The Monday Night Markets are thrilled to be able to bring you a taster of Fringe at Fr’Inglewood! Want to know more about times, dates and the Monday Night Markets? Go to the Monday Night Markets Facebook page, or the Inglewood On Beaufort website to view the Fr’Inglewood full programme and line up.