This is the Home Page of the
Friends of Stanley Park
and Salisbury Woodland
Established July 2002
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.
Meet us in the Visitor Centre. Our volunteers are there most open days. Summer opening Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 3pm.
Photo: Beautiful day at the packed bandstand 14th July 2013, Belvadere, Poundstone, Rupert Fabulous.
(yes it's Belvadere with an 'a').
Friends of Stanley Park meet on the 3rd Saturday of every month in the Visitor Centre. Join us, non-members welcome. Next meeting:
Saturday 20th September 2014 2pm.
Sun 7th Sept. Whistle Test – Listen and dance to the music of the great bands who appeared on the legendary 70s & 80s TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test. Plus legendary blues guitarist John Carroll. 1pm to 5pm.
Thanks to Santander's volunteers for painting 600 metres of fencing and donating a very welcome cheque. Photo on news page.
The new children's playground is getting great comments.
Stowe School Big Band played at Stanley Park in their 'Big Band Lions Tour' linking to the lions from Stanley Park. The Deputy Mayor of Blackpool came to greet them.
What happened in Salisbury Woodland? Scarecrow Festival - click here for a few photos.
Visitor Centre opening hours in summer are Wed to Sun 11am to 3pm.
There is currently an exhibition celebrating 20 years of Heritage Open Days. It will be there until the end of the Open Days which are on between 11th and 14th September.
Full list of shows on the bandstand for 2014 on the Events page.
Starting on 20th April and finishing on 28th September - the long summer.
These Scottish visitors to Stanley Park had a great day and made a great YouTube video in July 2012:
Heritage Walks in Stanley Park and at the Winter Gardens. Click here to read more.
Heritage Guided Tours of Stanley Park.
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.
Postal Address: Friends of Stanley Park & Salisbury Woodland, c/o Parks & Green Environment Service, Stanley Park Offices, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HU.
Tweet to us @BlackpoolFoSP
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Link to our Facebook Page - Friends of Stanley Park - Blackpool
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