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.


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.

Classic Movie: Fail Safe

6/ 08/17 6.30 pm : The classic 1964 cold war film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda. Larry Hagman (Dallas fame) and Walter Mathau, portrays a fictional first strike Nuclear war scenario between the US and Russia, which is as relevant today as it was in the 60’s.

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 5/09/17

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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The Franklin Palais Collective

The Franklin Collective has local produce, arts and craft and runs Fri – Sun from the Palais Library. You can also take the opportunity to tour the Palais and enjoy it’s Art Deco interior. Unfortunately Jill (the operator) is moving on, so unless someone else expresses interest in running the collective it will close after the last weekend in August. For EOI please contact us via the general enquiry form