November 2017 saw a new experience for the Palais. A flower master class! This resulted in some amazing floral sculptures from attendees.
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.
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.
The Palais has put together a package that can be used by funeral directors or directly by the community. This includes;
- Hall hire
- Use of the cinema projector (technical assistance provided if required).
- Use of the sound system
Please speak to your funeral director if this is suitable for you.
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.
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, 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
There is no end to the Palais’ versatility, The main hall has been regularly booked by a production company to record a band!
The Franklin Collective is currently open for business. The Collective operates every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm.
Last Sunday of the month at the historic Franklin Palais theatre, 10am – 2pm all year round @ Palais Theatre, Franklin selling fresh local produce, food, plants and crafts from the Huon Valley. Breakfast, refreshments and great coffee available.