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 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
On Stanley Park 1ST JUN TO 4TH JUN DEPART by Circa
Inspired by the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, Depart will take you on a path through the vast spaces, iconic features and intimate wooded areas of Stanley Park, transforming one of Blackpool’s most beautiful public spaces into the underworld.
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/
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.
Also we welcome your cherished memories of Stanley Park on our Memories Page. Take a look and add yours click here
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.
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.
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