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.


Giant Garage Sale on this Monday 10 June!

Our Giant Garage Sale will be held again this year on Monday, 10 June, 2019.  Monies raised assist in the continued restoration and management of the Franklin Palais Theatre. Open from 9:00am! 

Van Diemens Band is live at the Palais on 4 June 2019!

Tasmania’s own Baroque super-group, Van Diemen’s Band, is joined by internationally acclaimed singer, Lotte Betts-Dean, for a coast-to-coast tour of Baroque favourites by Vivaldi, Handel and Scarlatti.

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FREE TSO Concerts At The Palais Theatre were well supported by the local community

Please click on the ‘read more’ link below to see photos from the event

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The Franklin Fireys Concert was a huge success raising over $8000!!

On Saturday 16 March, the Franklin Folk Club and the Palais Theatre presented a concert to thank our local fireys.  All proceeds went to purchase essential equipment for the Franklin Fire Brigade. (Click on the ‘read more’ link below for photos from the night)

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The Palais Presents Alchemy: Guitar Duets from Around the World

Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi have been playing as a guitar duo since 2014. They have been described as “two stunning young guitarists…virtuosic” (Sydney Arts Guide) and have been praised for their “dazzling guitar playing” (ArtsHub).

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The Palais Collective is open again every Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

The Collective operates every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm. The Collective only uses local suppliers and provides a great range of fresh farm produce.

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