Write time, Write Place – Creative Writing Course

Write time, Write Place – Creative Writing Course

A ten-week course, from Wednesday 17 April to Wednesday 19 June 2024, 10.15am to 12.30pm (new start time). This ten-week course is an opportunity for those who enjoy creative writing to have fun sharing work, ideas and motivation. It is suitable for beginners as well...
Tea for two?

Tea for two?

We host regular afternoon teas in our event suite, Stage Left. Not just any afternoon tea but teas with a very theatrical flavour. Some include local musicians including the ever-popular Chris at the grand piano. Others have a murder mystery theme with Moonstone...
Friends and Donors Update

Friends and Donors Update

The Palace Theatre is managed by Jazz Hands, a Community Interest Company, set up in 2018 by Maureen McAllister and Deirdre Makepeace to take on the Palace and bring new life to this ‘grand old lady of Palace Avenue’. Our small team is supported by a gang of lovely...
Welcome to the Palace…

Welcome to the Palace…

Palace Theatre Video Thanks to our friends at Silver Swan Productions for their amazing work in capturing some special moments at the theatre during 2023. We hope to see you here soon.
Walk another mile in my shoes

Walk another mile in my shoes

Theatre Director, Maureen McAllister, is inviting you to walk another mile in her shoes as she takes to the road heading for Rome next month. She raised over £2,500 last year for the theatre’s community activities and for children caught up in humanitarian crises on a...
Award nomination – we need your votes

Award nomination – we need your votes

Thanks to your votes and support we won the Muddy Devon ‘Best Theatre/Arts Venue’ Award last year and we would very much love to win it again.  We’ve been nominated again so now the voting begins! Click on this link and you can nominate us and any...
Torbay and South West of England Festivals

Torbay and South West of England Festivals

The Torbay and South West of England Festival is a member of the British and International Federation of Festivals, one of over 300 festivals throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. This year the Music Festival has already taken place with the Dance and...
Best year yet for Paignton Pantomime Productions

Best year yet for Paignton Pantomime Productions

It was a record breaking Panto at the Palace this year. Paignton Pantomime Productions is an award-winning amateur company that has been producing panto in the town since 1935 – yes you read that right – nearly 90 years of fabulous entertainment! The...
Where would you like to be?

Where would you like to be?

The art of producing stage cloths (backdrops) is one designed to take you to another place – a palace, a spooky wood or Cinderella’s kitchen. Over the years we have ended up storing around 50 of these, folded and stored in giant sacks, and with various...
2022 – the Palace’s Year in View

2022 – the Palace’s Year in View

2022 was an amazing year for the Palace Theatre and we simply couldn’t do it without you! Our wonderful Panto was practically a sell-out and this was absolutely the icing on the cake of a year that has had much to celebrate… 191 shows and performances 616...

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