Fitters' Workshop

Located in the Kingston Arts Precinct the Fitters’ Workshop is a pristine venue awaiting your inspiration and creative touch. With its high ceilings and large windows it is a space best for arts and cultural use. It can seat approximately 400 people comfortably in a performance setting and is an ideal venue for live music, choir performance, chamber music and other acoustic performances. As a diverse gallery space for visual arts exhibitions, various performances, individual artists or community projects the Fitters’ Workshop will add that simple sophistication to your next event. The Fitters’ Workshop can also be hired for other purposes which demonstrate an artistic or cultural connection to the Kingston Arts Precinct.

The property is located on Wentworth Avenue, Kingston

Fitters' Workshop Photo Credit: Peter Hislop, CanberraFitters’ WorkshopCanberra Glassworks Hindmarsh Prize 2016 and Photographer: Adam McGrath, HCreations


Constructed in 1916-1917 and designed by John Smith Murdoch, the Fitters' Workshop formed a key part of a wider industrial complex that enabled maintenance of government plant and equipment, and construction work. As a part of the Kingston Power House historic precinct the Fitters' Workshop oozes old school charm earning its listing as a heritage building.