Whilst trolling through the photo archives, came across this very amusing photo of an Anzac day ceremony, including a horse in the hall! Wouldn’t happen now with our newly treated floor!

Photographers dream

Photographers often find themselves wandering through the Palais, with stunning results. This is one of our favourites

Franklin Quilt


Amazing project completed by the local ladies of Franklin celebrating the historical main street of Franklin, including The Palais Theatre




Weddings are a popular event held at the Palais. The Art Deco grandeur is perfect for your special day as past happy couples have shown.

Perfect ‘Petit Palais’


Visitors to the Palais Theatre during Franklin Collective days (Friday to Sunday) will notice a beautiful donation box, in the shape of a mini Palais Theatre.

The Palais a Recording Studio?

There is no end to the Palais’ versatility, The main hall has been regularly booked by a production company to record a band!