TSO at the Palais

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra brass band played to an appreciative crowd at the Franklin Palais on Thursday, 9 November, 2017 and the night was a great success for all involved.

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PMC Meeting 8/1/19

The Palais  Management Committee meet the 2nd Tuesday monthly. Community  are welcome to observe or address the committee (with notice). Please use the General Enquiry Form to notify the PMC of your intent.

Memorial Services

The Palais has put together a package that can be used by funeral directors or directly by the community. This includes;

  • Hall hire
  • Insurance
  • Use of the cinema projector (technical assistance provided if required).
  • Use of the sound system
  • Heating.

Please speak to your funeral director if this is suitable for you.

Contact us via our general enquiry or booking form.

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Friends of the Palais

The Franklin Palais is now over 100 years old and needs lots of assistance to maintain her glory and keep her functional for the community to enjoy. Friends of the Palais is a new group set up to encourage locals to become involved with the Palais in an informal way. Investing what time they have to give without formal commitment. If you’re interested in joining, go to our contacts page and fill out a general enquiry form.

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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.

The Little Boat Choir

The Little Boat Choir, who make the Franklin Palais its home, meet every Wednesday night during school term for rehearsals in the supper room at 7.30 pm. contact Tiffany Eckhardt on 0409 896 877


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!