Welcome To The Palais Theatre Franklin

This beautiful theatre has been a symbol of the social heart and great tradition of the Huon region since 1912, serves a variety of functions and is available now for bookings.

Located in Franklin in the heart of the Huon Valley, a 30 minute drive south of Hobart Tasmania, the Palais is available to hire for concerts, dances, weddings, meetings and private functions.

Please take the time to explore our website, get in touch to make a booking or send a general enquiry.


Huon Valley Summer Concert at the Palais – 2 December

The Huon Valley Concert band and Huon Valley Swing band combine forces for a wonderful afternoon of music from 1:00pm on Sunday 2 December 2018.

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Twelve Times He Spoke : Live on stage at the Palais 21 November

In TWELVE TIMES HE SPOKE we ask you to bear witness to a man’s life through his speeches.  It begins simply enough, mapping the twists and turns of one man’s unremarkable life.

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The Franklin Palais Collective Open again from Friday, 5 October!

The Franklin Collective is currently open for business.  The Collective operates every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm.

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Join us for a Musical Evening with Richard Gilewitz

American fingerstyle guitarist extraordinaire, comedian and story teller Richard Gilewitz has wowed audiences all around the world and been rated among the top 50 acoustic guitar players alive!

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Franklin Palais features in Dress Circle Magazine

Deb Combes from Palais ‘Team Movies’ recently submitted an article that has been published in this month’s Dress Circle Magazine. Dress Circle magazine is a small publication primarily aimed at film societies.

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Electric Vehicle Charging bay @ The Palais

A new electric vehicle charging bay has been installed at the Palais theatre and is available for use 24 hours per day.  This service is currently offered on a no fee basis to users.

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