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Friends of Stanley Park
and Salisbury Woodland


Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.

Stanley Park, Italian Gardens, Blackpool

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.

Next Meeting: Visitor Centre 2pm to 4pm on Saturday 21st May. Speaker Ted Lightbown on Blackpool Winter Gardens.


Friday evening July 22nd to Saturday afternoon July 30th

Click here for a pdf version of the programme

or click here to read more on the website

Blackpool In Bloom 2016

Please get your entries in for 2016 Blackpool in Bloom by Friday 24th June.

Click here to download the entry form

Blackpool in Bloom 2016


Photos of Saturday 2nd April. Shakespeare Festival - Friends of Stanley Park performed 'Twelfth Night' in the Visitor Centre

Twelfth Night Blackpool

Twelfth Night Blackpool

Photos from the Easter Fair are on our news page Click Here

Easter Fair at Stanley Park Visitor Centre 2016

The Visitor Centre: From March 26th the Visitor Centre will be open at Weekend (plus Easter Monday) 11am to 3pm. From May it will be open Wed to Sun 11am to 3pm.

2016 is awake and the shows for spring and summer on the bandstand and around the park are announced. See our events page.

Park Map:
click to view larger version

The Mayor opened the Christmas Fair. Click here to see the news page for more information.

Visitor Centre Opening Hours

From March 26th the Visitor Centre will be open at Weekend (plus Easter Monday) 11am to 3pm. From May it will be open Wed to Sun 11am to 3pm.

Visitor Centre Phone: 07554 4387700

Hire the Visitor Centre, click here

Stanley Park Bandstand 14th July 2013 - packed
Photo: Beautiful day at the packed bandstand

Scottish visitors to Stanley Park had a great day and made a great YouTube video in July 2012:

Click here to view the video

On our website you can find out all about the work of our group as well as keep up to date with events, projects and developments on Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodland.

We welcome any comments on our website as well as our green spaces, so please don't hesitate to contact us. Our Facebook page 'Friends of Stanley Park - Blackpool' can be found on the news page.

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

Walks in the park and round about, click here

Postal Address: Friends of Stanley Park & Salisbury Woodland, c/o Parks & Green Environment Service, Stanley Park Offices, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HU.

Ring us in the Visitor Centre: 07554 4387700

Tweet to us @BlackpoolFoSP

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

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