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Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.


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 Wed to Sunday 11am to 3pm until the end of September.  From October to next Spring it will be open at Weekend only and the Tuesday Craft Club, plus private hire.

In the Visitor Centre

–  Tuesday Craft Club every Tuesday 11am to 3pm.  Just drop in and ask for Mike or ring on the day 01253 699470.

–  Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th October our Halloween Fair lots of fun and scary times with a Ghost Walk, spooky effects, games, pumpkins and more.  All proceeds for the park. 

Click here to get Pumpkin Competition entry forms

Halloween at Stanley Park Blackpool

 Next Meeting in the Visitor Centre 2017:

Saturday 21st October at 2pm: Business. Guest Speaker – Alan Banes, Remembering Warm School Milk

2017 Bandstand Events have finished we are looking forward to 2018

 90th Summer Celebration

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.