Commemoration Ceremony

09:00 am - 10 January 2018

@ Fenians, Fremantle & Freedom Festival

Mews Road, Bathers Beach
Fremantle WA  6160



The Heart of the Fenian Fremantle and Freedom Festival

Wednesday 10 January 2018 marks the 150 year anniversary of the arrival of the convict ship Hougoumont in Fremantle. It will be the moment when we pause to remember all who arrived on the Hougoumont, the Noongah people of the south west and those who were here in Fremantle.

8.30am: Descendants and Festival Supporters meet on Bather’s Beach, north of Kidogo Arthouse
9.00am: Commemoration Ceremony begins
10.00am: Walk of the Descendants and Supporters to Fremantle Prison (transport available if needed)
11.30am: Fremantle Prison acknowledgement of Fenians and their descendants
Invitation to view ‘The Wild Goose’ and Exhibition of Transportation
3.00pm: Sharing the Stories - Descendants and history lovers invited to share stories at Kidogo
7.30pm: Tradiational Irish Music session at Kidogo Arthouse

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