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The Front Gallery Bookings

Gallery SpaceThe Front Gallery is in Lyneham in Canberra's inner north and is an independent, artist run venue hosting art exhibitions, music, poetry and comedy events. The Front is a popular café and music venue that attracts a diverse and educated demographic. 


The Front hosts gigs 3 – 5 nights a week. It’s an intimate, small and cozy space. We like to let the performers exercise their own discretion or preference when it comes to the layout or logistics of their evening, but gladly help you in these respects and oblige in any way we can. There is no charge for the gig space. Contact us to discuss possible dates and please include the details requested in the Information Sheet.

The Front Gallery hosts a dynamic artist-run gallery showcasing diverse contemporary exhibitions by emerging and established local and inter-state artists. The Front Gallery accepts proposals year-round, and is available to hire on a weekly basis. To enquire about holding an exhibition at The Front, or to submit a proposal, email Paul at Exhibitors are required to submit a one-page exhibition proposal, current CV and up to ten images of work to be exhibited, or representative work.


Venue Location: Wattle Street Lyneham shops, ACT 2602 


Phone: (02) 6249 8453




Venue capacity: 60


Age restrictions: 18+ for gigs


Doors open for shows: 7.30pm Monday. 8.00pm Fri & Sat. 6.00pm Saturday – flexible! 


Doors close: midnight (sound curfew)  


Set times: artist’s discretion 


Load in: via front or back entry


Parking: out the front of The Front, additional parking in car park behind the venue 


Venue Deal: artist takes full door charge (no guarantees). No venue hire fee. 


PA/Sound: In house 6 channel Yamaha powered mixer. Some in house mic’s, leads and stands available. Please remember we are in a suburban area and keep this in mind with regard to sound levels. No sound engineer provided.