Gorman House Arts Centre Gorman House Arts Centre is an ACT Government facility - Admin office open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm


Gorman House Markets

Saturdays 10am – 4pm

For a quarter of a century, the Gorman House Markets have been Canberra’s much loved meeting place providing opportunities for the community and visitors alike to express themselves creatively, trade and shop in a vibrant environment, access to an audience, engage in the arts and be a part of living heritage.

Please note the market will be open on the 21st December, closed 28th December and will reccomence on 4th January 2014.


For all enquiries, please contact Cathy Lippmeier – markets manager
Mobile: 0432 776 349
Email: gormanmarkets@bigpond.com
Please note: The Gorman House Markets are independently operated under sub-licence.


Markets Highlights (every Saturday)

Kids Land

An arts, craft and activity tent bursting with fun for the little ones

Multicultural food & coffee courts

Café Lil, Egyptian pastry, Andy’s Gozleme, Chinese Dumpling, Juice co, Ethiopian Healthy Choice, Salvadorian food and Hostel 3 café & BBQ

Regular Happenings

Music @ the markets

If you are interested in playing a gig at Gorman House Markets, please contact Cathy Lippmeier with your details.

Poetry Open Microphone – 2nd weekend of each month

Ghost of the Gorman House Man Hatin’ Matron Poetry Open Microphone (without a microphone but with a milk crate) provides a forum for you to take to the milk crate with poetry or if you want to listen take in some words from poets on the open mic (with-out a microphone but with a milk crate.) Each month we will also be featuring two new Canberran poets.

Zine Tent – 2nd Saturday of each month

Gorman House Gatling G’Zine Machine and Galleria is the place to locate and purchase locally produced zines from Canberra’s poetry and arts scenes; or if you are a zinester yourself, a place for you to peddle your publications.

Become a stallholder

The markets welcomes enquiries from prospective stallholders.
Download information for stallholders