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Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.

Stanley Park Blackpool Italian Gardens August 2016
Stanley Park Italian Gardens August 2016

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 at weekends 11am to 3pm.

 Next Meeting 2017:

Saturday 20th May, 2pm to 4pm in the Visitor Centre.  Business Meeting.  Guest Speaker – Vic Heavey, Pyrenees to Blackpool   Non-members welcome.

2017 Bandstand Events

Sunday May 28th 1pm to 4.30pm Touch the Pearl on the bandstand.  Will be a big one!

See our Events Page for more shows – Click here

Taking over the Park for just 4 days, circus artists will dance above your head, surprising you with extraordinary feats of physicality as they guide you through the space between life and death in this astonishing visual feast.

9.15pm book your place via the Grand Theatre.    https://www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk/event/lc-depart-by-circa/

DEPART by Circa


90th Summer Celebration  8th July 2017

Blackpool’s Stanley Park will be celebrating its 90th Summer on Saturday the 8th July 2017.  We will be having entertainment, parades, exhibitions and music on the bandstand.  If you’ve got personal memories of early days on the park, or any photos, we’ll be holding sessions in the Visitor Centre where you could share them for use in our exhibition.  

Edward Stanley, the 19th Earl of Derby, will be attending.  Several local schools will be attending and we’re hoping some more will respond to our invitation.

Click here to read more about the event as details are announced.

Also we welcome your cherished memories of Stanley Park on our Memories Page.  Take a look and add yours click here

90th Summer Celebration on Stanley Park Blackpool

Easter Fair 2017

Saturday and Sunday April 15th and 16th was our Easter Fair with children’s craft and Easter Bonnet Parade.  A good turn out made the event a big success for the park.  Thankyou to all who came.  Photos will be added.

Easter Fair Opening with the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Kath Rowson and Joan Goldin
Easter Fair Opening with the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Kath Rowson and Joan Goldin

The opening of the Christmas Fair which was on Sat, Sun 26th and 27th November in the Visitor Centre from 10am to 3.00pm with the Mayor coming to open it at 11am on the Saturday. Father Christmas attended from 11am to 2pm each day.

Opening the Christmas Fair 26/27th November 2016
Opening the Christmas Fair 26/27th November 2016 

Friends of Stanley Park Macmillan Coffee Days with the Mayor of Blackpool
Friends of Stanley Park, Macmillan Coffee Days, Elaine Smith with the Mayor of Blackpool, Kath Rowson, and Deputy Mayoress Joan Goldin.  The event raised £825, well done everyone!  Photo by Beverley Carroll

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