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Girls School

The historic 1930s Old Perth Girls School building is iconic in its ‘Egyptian Art-Deco’ grandeur. The castle-like building operated as a school for thirty years and then a Police centre for fifty years.

Some remember going to school there. Others remember going there for traffic branch business. A few remember going there to visit major crime and the dog squad. Some of them are still in prison. 

In early 2019, Girls School hosted the FRINGE WORLD Festival run-away success event A Midnight Visit. Part choose-your-own-adventure, part theatre, part film-set, part playground; A Midnight

Visit transformed 34 rooms into an unbelievable fantasy world, introducing a whole new audience to the area. 

This winter it's home to Girls School Cinema, a winter pop-up cinema experience that really is more than just the movies.

Girls School Cinema is one part of a larger plan to transform this historic building into a thriving creative precinct.

Stay tuned for more events being announced at Girls School soon!
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    9227 6288

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    Open Hours

    17 May to 12 October

    Tuesday to Sunday

    6pm to midnight

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    Wheelchair Access

  • Luke Bolland

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    From the people that bring you the FRINGE WORLD Festival, Girls School Cinema is a boutique winter cinema experience that’s housed in a stunning castle-like building and is one of Perth's hidden gems.

    Girls School Cinema is more than just the movies, it’s the place to experience winter warmer entertainments with tasty treats, places to meet and good times.

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    East Perth

    Chameleon is a charming blend of satire, physical comedy, and storytelling, smashing stereotypes, exploring gender dynamics, and the harmful effects of social conditioning. With wit, vivacity, and whip-smart intelligence, Plummer draws frankly on her own experiences of living and loving in small town Australia and the big smoke of Paris to tell of escapades both heartfelt and hair-raising.

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    Claire Sullivan (VICE, PO PO MO CO) returns to FRINGE WORLD with her latest cardboard-filled sublime creation - Toast Rat. Like the Mighty Boosh meets Fleabag. Sex, death, love and toast.


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