English Riviera Literature Festival Coming in 2022

English Riviera Literature Festival Coming in 2022

A new literature festival for the English Riviera has been developed by the team at the Palace Theatre. The festival, the first of its kind, will take place from 10 to 13 March 2022 and will include a host of well-known authors with a strong connection to the local...
Learn to Dance in 2022 with Strictly Champion Flavia

Learn to Dance in 2022 with Strictly Champion Flavia

We are delighted to announce that Strictly Champion Flavia Cacace-Mistry will be coming to our venue in 2022. Flavia is one of the UK’s favourite dancers, being a firm favourite from the popular television series, Strictly Come dancing and wowing audiences across the...
Support Your Co-op Local Cause

Support Your Co-op Local Cause

We are delighted to have been chosen for the next round of the Co-op Local Community Fund, starting on Sunday 24 October 2021 and running for 12 months. This means that every time members spend £1 on selected Co-op branded products and services, 2p will go into the...
Bingo’s Back in 2022

Bingo’s Back in 2022

Due to popular demand we’re delighted to announce that Bingo will be returning in 2022, starting on Thursday 6th January. Our fabulous Stage Left function space, adjacent to the theatre, will be the new regular venue for our afternoon bingo sessions from 2pm to...
Stage Left Sounds

Stage Left Sounds

Our new Stage Left party nights with live performances of hits from across the decades to sing and dance along with. Singer, Barry Palmer, has a wide history in rock and pop, most notably with the German prog-rock band Triumvirat and in the 80s as lead vocals with...
Jazz Hands team celebrates prestigious #SBS win

Jazz Hands team celebrates prestigious #SBS win

The multi award-winning, Jazz Hands Community Interest Company which operates the Palace Theatre in Paignton is celebrating another national success this month. Every Sunday evening throughout the year the Jazz Hands team has taken part in Small Business Sunday or...
Poetry workshop to celebrate identity and difference

Poetry workshop to celebrate identity and difference

A poetry workshop celebrating identity and difference, home and belonging is the latest creative initiative from the Palace Theatre.  The participatory workshop, which is part of the very successful Poems from the Palace project, highlights the theatre’s importance as...
FUNDRAISER IS MUSIC TO PALACE THEATRE’S EARS

FUNDRAISER IS MUSIC TO PALACE THEATRE’S EARS

A fundraising concert in aid of the Palace Theatre in Paignton is taking place at 3pm on Sunday 27 September. Talented local musician, piano teacher and music festival organiser, Chris Blurton, who first performed on the Paignton stage as a child thirty years ago, has...
TORBAY’S PALACE THEATRE JOINS RANKS OF SMALL BIZ 100

TORBAY’S PALACE THEATRE JOINS RANKS OF SMALL BIZ 100

PAIGNTON, 3 SEPTEMBER 2020: Jazz Hands Community Interest Company operating the Palace Theatre based in Paignton will be given a spell in the limelight as part of this year’s Small Biz 100, a national campaign highlighting some of the UK’s most inspiring small...
We’re Opening Our Doors Soon!

We’re Opening Our Doors Soon!

Whilst the theatre doors have been closed during the first half of the year we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to reschedule as many shows as possible. We’re delighted to be welcoming you back from Thursday 17 September when our ‘Audience at the Palace’ series...
Become a Theatre Angel

Become a Theatre Angel

Theatre Angels is a new initiative to provide valuable cultural experiences to residents living in the Torbay area, who have been disenfranchised by COVID19 lockdown, are socially isolated, classed as vulnerable and/or experiencing financial hardship. As a multi...
Poems from the Palace

Poems from the Palace

Poems from the Palace is a new community-driven project supported by the National Lottery Players and Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund and Literature Works, a literature development charity for South West England. We are inviting a range of local...
Harriet Loveridge Takes Centre Stage

Harriet Loveridge Takes Centre Stage

Panto season and the Dance Festival, part of the Torbay and South West of England Festival are two of the Palace Theatre’s busiest and favourite times of year. Harriet Loveridge, a talented young performer and inspirational dance teacher is involved in both of these...

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