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.


For Sale: Historic upholstery fabric

The Palais Theatre in Franklin wishes to sell remnants of circa 1930’s art deco upholstery fabric, recently removed from approx 80 theatre seats. Offered for sale in one lot, the largest pieces of fabric are approximately 40cm x 40cm; however other pieces are smaller in size. Remnants are in variable condition (from very good to worn) and may still contain upholstery studs.

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TSO: 09/11/17

The TSO comes to the Franklin Palais to play all your favorites. Tickets range from $10 for children to $35 for adults. Tickets at

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New Website!

We’re excited to launch our new website. While we loved our old one, there were some technical difficulties that necessitated an upgrade. There will be some familiar and some new features. If you have any problems navigating the event calendars, don’t hesitate to contact us on 0455 568 965.

Franklin Folk Club

The Franklin Folk Club plays in the Palais Theatre Supper room every 3rd Saturday of the Month. For further deatils check out https://www.facebook.com/The-Franklin-Folk-Club-125036204263414/?fref=nf




PMC Meeting 12/12/17

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. NB in September the meeting is on the 5th due to the AGM being on the 12th.

Friends of the Palais

We’re currently trying to re-invigorate the Friends of the Palais group. If you’re interested in helping out at fundraisers, functions, spring cleaning or anything else, contact us at via our general enquiry form.

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