Perth Walkabout January Monthly Wrap


The Perth Walkabout Monthly Wrap is published at the start of each month to provide a snapshot of articles that hit the headlines in the last 4 weeks.

Here is Perth Walkabout's Monthly Wrap for the month of January:

Black Swan State Theatre Company’s 2013 Season – Drama, Romance, Laughs and More

Black Swan State Theatre Company is now getting ready for its extravaganza line up of shows for 2013, and they’ve got some treats in store for play lovers.

Here is the line-up of plays for the 2013 subscription season.


Black Swan State Theatre Company Presents the Mother F**ker with the Hat

The play Mother F**cker with the Hat held from 17 January 2013 to 3 February 2013 was the first play of the season for the Black Swan State Theatre Company. You can view the remainder of Black Swan State Theatre Company’s plays for the subscription season at Perth Walkabout's article on the Black Swan State Theatre Company's 2013 Season.


Highgate’s Hidden Gems Where the Locals Go

Highgate may be one of the smallest suburbs in Perth but don’t be deceived as it has many temptations to lure you in for a visit, including some hidden gems that you may not be aware of if you’re not from this neck of the woods.
Its popular café strip on Beaufort Street has a fantastic mix of pubs, restaurants and shops and is easy to get to, being only 2 kilometres north of the Perth CBD and an easy bus ride from the city.


Brewing up a Storm in Broome – Matso’s Legendary Ginger Beer and Ciders

Broome…..laid back and balmy, a great escape during the winter time in Perth or anytime really. If you’re looking to quench your thirst, then make sure to visit the Matso’s Brewery for their range of ciders and beers. A visit to Broome wouldn’t be complete without tasting the range of brews  that this family owned company crafts.

My Top 10 Picks for What to do in Perth

A morning run along the banks of the Swan River, basking in King's Park in January, or heading over to Fremantle for fish and chips along the harbour; these are just a few of my favourite Perth memories.

I also found it pretty tough to name just a few of the things I love about this laid-back Australian city, so I've done one better and given you my top 10 picks for what to do in Perth.


Review of The Motherf**ker with the Hat by the Black Swan State Theatre Company

While the warning proved to be 100% accurate, playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis has taken all these elements and put them together in such a way that the most shocking parts of the play are not the profanities, sex talk, drugs or nudity, but the interactions between the characters.


Fasten your Seat Belts for the Fringe Festival 2013 in Perth

Fasten your seat belts for the World Fringe Festival in Perth which began with a bang on the 25 January 2013 and will run until the 24 February 2013. You can look forward to a star studded line up of shows - some guaranteed to tickle your funny bone, others to shock, and some that are purely great entertainment.


Speed Networking Hits Perth for a Worthy Cause

The PMH Speed Networking Event was held on the 31st 2013. It was organised by Westpac Premium to raise funds for the PMH Foundation.

Stay tuned for Westpac Premium’s next business and fund raiser event to be held sometime in 2013.


InterNations: a Platform for the Perth Expat Scene

Despite the attractions that delight locals and tourists alike, life in Perth isn’t always easy for the newly arrived expat or immigrant., on the other hand, is a global expat community:  in fact, it’s the biggest social network for expatriates worldwide.

2,300 of these expats and global-minded people live in Western Australia, mainly in Perth.

So, if you are an expat, a recent immigrant, or a “global mind” yourself, why not check out the InterNations Perth chapter?


Grab a Bargain at the Flight Centre Travel Expo in Perth

The Flight Centre Perth Travel Expo was held on the 3rd and 4th February 2013.

Stay tuned for next year’s event to be held sometime in early 2013.


Speed Networking Event – A Fun Night for a Good Cause

A fun night was had by all at the PMH first speed networking event, which was kindly organised by Westpac Premium to raise funds for the PMH Foundation. $2100 was raised, with Westpac generously matching the money collected at the event to double the donation to PMH Foundation to $4200.

Stay tuned for Westpac Premium’s next business and fund raiser event to be held sometime in 2013.

Interview with Xavier Toby - White Trash at the Perth Fringe Festival 2013

“How racist are you? How racist am I? In Australia, how racist are we?...”

These questions and more are what comedian Xavier Toby will be addressing in his stand up show White Trash. He performed White Trash at the Melbourne Fringe 2012 and now he’s in town to share his funny and thought provoking show at the Perth Fringe Festival 2013.

Stay tuned to Perth Walkabout to explore our beautiful city of Perth.

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