Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND FUNDING SETS POETRY IN MOTION FOR PALACE THEATRE PAIGNTON  The Palace Theatre in Paignton is delighted to have received funding from National Lottery Players and Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund to support the theatre since the...
From the heart

From the heart

Two years ago, Jazz Hands CIC took to the stage at the Palace Theatre, we were looking forward to a bright future managing and operating this cultural gem.  We started to update the theatre, the programme and create a new vibe to complement our established...
Our programme so far, so good!

Our programme so far, so good!

We’ve worked hard to change our programme quickly, it’s been a tricky time but we are pleased to say that we still have lots to look forward to and you can still book tickets online or by calling the box office (01803 665800) and leaving us a message...
Thank you

Thank you

A big thank you to everyone who has supported our crowdfunder, it is making a real difference to us as we try to navigate our way forward. We are now planning as much as we can for the future, and every penny you donate means that this theatre can continue to thrive...
News this week at 6 April 2020

News this week at 6 April 2020

We still miss you all, but we are heartened every day by your support and good wishes, it does make a real difference to us, so please keep sharing the love for live theatre! In our last note, we updated you on March and April shows, we are now updating you on our...
The current position at 27 March 2020

The current position at 27 March 2020

Hello to all of our lovely customers. Here is our current position, as far as we know today (27 March 2020). We will keep you updated, as and when we make any changes or amends, and rest assured, we are so looking forward to hearing your laughter, oohs and aahs,...
Spotlight on ‘Stage Left’ at the Palace Theatre

Spotlight on ‘Stage Left’ at the Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre in Paignton is a community theatre, managed and operated by Jazz Hands CIC, a not for profit community interest company. It has a lease from Torbay council to operate the Palace for 25 years – and it is a CIC with great plans to increase the reach...
Groovy Movies

Groovy Movies

We’re bringing fabulous movie nights (and matinees) to the Palace! But not just any old film showing, we’re inviting you to get involved – dress up, sing-a-long, celebrate and have some fun. And also, sip a cool glass of fizz during our evening performances....
Christmas Wreath Workshops on sale

Christmas Wreath Workshops on sale

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace. Come and join us for a fun session making your own traditional wreaths to take home. We will have a vast array of natural materials on hand for you to use and lots of ideas to help you...
THE INTERNATIONAL AGATHA CHRISTIE FESTIVAL PRESENTS

THE INTERNATIONAL AGATHA CHRISTIE FESTIVAL PRESENTS

A Reading of AGATHA CHRISTIE’S A Daughter’s a Daughter A Play in Three Acts on 14 September 2019 at Palace Theatre, Paignton.  The play takes place between 1945 and 1949 at the flat of Ann Prentice, in a red brick Victorian mansion block near Sloane Square, London....
Palace in finals of Tourism Oscars

Palace in finals of Tourism Oscars

Delighted to be finalists in The English Riviera Tourism Awards! We’re finalists in the Access and Inclusivity category and the Tourism Innovation category and we will hear how we have done in October. In the meantime, we’re having a celebratory glass of...
The pies the limit

The pies the limit

We’ve teamed up with Passion for Pies to offer our customers a brand new food offer at the theatre. Our first pie night will coincide with Jack Dee – Off the Telly on 22 SEPTEMBER, so if you’re planning on coming to see Jack and wanted to have...
Put your meeting on centre stage

Put your meeting on centre stage

If you are looking for a new venue for your meeting or conference, look no further than the Palace Theatre.  We have a number of options available, perhaps a board meeting on our stage, a one to one in our dressing rooms, a conference or meeting in the 380 seater...
A surprise gift

A surprise gift

If you’re planning a trip to the theatre for a special day, a birthday or anniversary perhaps, why not book one of our special packages? We will arrange a balloon at the seat, with a card and two glasses of fizz at the interval. All for just £10. Simply let the...
An Audience at the Palace

An Audience at the Palace

Starting this October, we’ll be hosting a new series of monthly daytime talks on fascinating themes such as local history, the arts, and the world of theatre entertainment delivered by popular local speakers, historians and enthusiasts with a wealth of knowledge. ...
Christmas. Time.

Christmas. Time.

Have you been given the job of organising the office Christmas party? Do you feel like doing something a little different this year? Let us take the stress and strain away from you.  We’ve a great idea, how about a play, pie and a pint? Or a play, Prosecco and a...
Paws at the Palace.

Paws at the Palace.

We do have lovely audiences at the Palace and we offer a warm welcome to each and every one of them. Whatever the request, we do our very best to deliver. It’s not often a customer asks us if they can sleep in our box office during the show, whether they can have some...
Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

We love reading your reviews on our Facebook page, on Google reviews and on TripAdvisor, it means so much to us to hear how much you love coming to the Theatre and how much you have enjoyed yourselves.  It’s equally nice to hear directly from TripAdvisor that we...
Comedy in the spotlight

Comedy in the spotlight

An exciting new collaboration with South West based, Laughable Entertainments will bring some of the best-known names in the comedy world to the Palace Theatre. The first show to kickstart the season will be on Friday 21 June when top comedian, BBC Radio 4...
We’re Muddy Devon Finalists

We’re Muddy Devon Finalists

We remember when the Muddy Stilettos (Devon) finalists were announced last year (2018), we had only been in business for a couple of weeks and we said ‘we’ll go in for those next year’ (In the style of Del Boy saying to Rodney ‘Don’t...
One year on

One year on

On 1 May 2019 Jazz Hands celebrated its first year managing and operating the Palace Theatre, and what a fabulous year it has been. We have welcomed new faces and regular performers, we’ve laughed, sung and danced, we’ve listened to some exceptional stories, we’ve had...
Celebrating our fabulous team

Celebrating our fabulous team

We cannot deny the fact that we are a small team at the Palace, in numbers and some of us in stature, but we work hard and deliver our very best for our customers. As a team we award ‘employee of the month’ where the winner is rewarded with a natty trophy and a...

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