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Location

The Palais Theatre is in the middle of the picturesque town of Franklin in the Huon Valley, approximately 30mins drive south from Hobart. Click to view map

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Facilities

The Palais Theatre is an iconic venue which is perfect for a variety of functions. Please view our list of rooms and facilities and feel free to enquire or fill out our bookings form.

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Rooms

The Palais Theatre is a greater than 100-year-old Heritage building with a blend of federation and art deco style architecture. It is used for a variety of activities including large meetings, performances and dancing, receptions and concerts. We have 3 main rooms for you to choose from for your next function.

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History

For over 100 years the Palais Theatre has been a place where memories were created: children performed for family and friends, young women came out at debutante balls, people of all ages enjoyed films, weddings, dances and concerts. In a region renowned for its cultural, social, religious and political diversity, the Palais has remained the repository of the community's common unifying experiences. 

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Management

The Palais Management Committee is voted for by the community and appointed by Council to administer the theatre according to the terms of reference established by Council.

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An active Franklin community

Franklin has many community groups that work together to ensure people of Franklin have plenty to occupy them through-out the year. The Palais management Committee (PMC), Franklin Traders, Women on Water, Franklin Progress Association and the Friends of St John Church, just to name a few. We often work together to fund raise and bring larger events to the community. New members with ideas and energy to implement them are always welcome.


An active Franklin community

VENUE BOOKINGS

If you, your local community group or club are planning an event, then why not consider hiring the Palais? Costs for hiring the Palais are very reasonable and the Palais Management Committee may be able to help with your event.

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NEWS & EVENTS

For all the latest news at the Palais check out the Palais news page today!

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PMC Meeting 9th May 6.30 pm

Community members are welcome to observe Palais Management Committee meetings.

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