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Van Diemen’s Band ‘Christmas’ concert – Tuesday 17 December 2019

Back by popular demand Van Diemen’s Band takes a whole new ‘VDB Christmas’ on the road again this year. Artistic Director, Julia Fredersdorff has put together a large 17th Century band featuring weird and wonderful instruments of the renaissance.

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Looking for some inspiration to purchase those last minute Christmas gifts?

The Franklin Palais Collective has a range of beautiful handmade gifts and Christmas trims to fill up those Christmas stockings. Come and support your local community! The Palais Collective is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 9:30am and 3:00pm during the Christmas period

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Free CPR & AED demonstration at the Palais – 2:30pm on 23 November 2019

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The Camino Voyage – Saturday, November 23

The only Tasmanian screening of the multi award-winning documentary “The Camino Voyage”. An epic tale of constructing and rowing a traditional Irish curragh 2500 km from Ireland to northern Spain.  The Camino Voyage has it all – adventure, danger, courage, endurance, friendship, emotion and humour – and a tragic final twist to the tale.  This is all…

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Halloween in Franklin – October 31

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Free Premier Movie Event on 26 October

There will be a free premiere screening of the movie – ‘Castle in the Sky’, on Saturday 26 October at 6pm. All welcome!!

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Dance the night away at the 1920 Prohibition Grand Ball!

Live Music and Dancing is guaranteed at this licensed event at the Palais Theatre on 2 November, 2019. Set up your own table, win prizes and dance the night away – last week for pre-bookings!

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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! 

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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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