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Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.

Stanley Park Blackpool May 2018

We are a friendly group who work with the co-operation of Blackpool Council to make the park as attractive and interesting as possible. If you are interested in joining us or working as a volunteer please contact us.

The Visitor Centre is open  11am-3pm Thurs-Sun, except for our Monthly Meetings on the 3rd Saturday.

The Tuesday Craft Club is every Tuesday in the Visitor Centre at 11am

Stanley Park Dog Walkers Club every Wednesday in the Visitor Centre 10am to 12.30pm

Gardening Group meet alternate Thursdays, more info to follow

Bandstand Free Live Music.  Bandstand Family Theatre.

 

Next Monthly Meeting, Saturday 16th June 2018 at 2pm.  Talk by Wordpool.


Free Live Music on the Bandstand. 

17th June 2018 Sunday – Monster Squad, Louise Spiteri, Adam Soar, Mike Taylor and The Galleonaires  1pm to 4.30pm  Free Live Music

 

Theatre on the Bandstand – Shakespeare with a Midsummer Night’s Dream + Wordpool Family Day

Midsummer Night’s Dream Friday 22nd June 6.30pm. 

Tickets in the Visitor Centre or ring 01253 478358.

Plus Wordpool Family Day Saturday 7th July, register in the Visitor Centre from 12.30pm.

A Midsummer Night's Dream Stanley Park Blackpool Family Day 7th July 2018

Stanley Park voted the UK’s Best Park 2017 plus Best Field Day 2017 

Out of 360 parks Stanley Park Blackpool won twice at the Fields in Trust Awards November 29th at Lords Cricket Ground.  Thanks to those who voted for us!

Stanley Park Blackpool, Best UK Park 2017
Best UK Field Day 2017 Stanley Park Blackpool, 90th Summer Celebration
Stanley Park Blackpool, UK Best Field Day 2017

In the Visitor Centre

See above for upcoming opening times, meetings and activities in the Visitor Centre.  See our Events page for a full list for this year.

Opening times are weekends until the late Spring Bank Holiday when the Visitor Centre will be open from Thursday to Sunday inclusive 11am to 3pm.

Visitor Centre Opening Times in Summer

Ring 01253 699470 to find out what’s going on and to book for events shown on our Events page.


 90th Summer Celebration 2017

Saturday 8th July a big celebration marking the 90th Summer of Stanley Park with the opening being re-enacted by the 19th Earl of Derby and local Civic Leaders and schools.  The park was opened by the 17th Earl of Derby.    Read more and see our photos click here

The Earl of Derby with the golden key. The Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Blackpool Town Crier and the Chairman of the Friends of Stanley Park, Elaine Smith

 Join The Friends of Stanley Park as an individual, family or corporate member. Click here to find the application form.

Postal Address: Friends of Stanley Park & Salisbury Woodland, c/o Parks & Green Environment Service, Stanley Park Offices, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HU.
Membership matters please contact Jean Mildren as shown on the About Us page.

Ring us in the Visitor Centre: 01253 699470 or mobile 07554 4387700

Tweet to us @BlackpoolFoSP

Link to our Facebook Page – Friends of Stanley Park – Blackpool

MapPark0816Click here to download a pdf of the map above

Come and see the Italian Gardens, Rose Garden, Memorial Garden, Art Deco Cafe, Ice cream stall, Big Boating Lake, Clock Tower, Free live music, family events, fabulous children’s playground, train, high ropes, low ropes, zip wire, mini golf, BMX track, tennis, football, athletics and cricket ground, sports centre, full size golf course and more. Check for times.