The first meeting of the Friends of Stanley Park will be held in the Visitor Centre on Saturday 21st January 2017 at 2pm to 4pm. Non-members are welcome. The guest speaker is: Mr Alan Banes giving a talk entitled ‘Too Young to Remember the Coronation’.
Please note the Visitor Centre will close at 3pm on Sunday 18th December and re-open on Saturday 1st April 2017 at 11am.
Thanks to all who came, volunteered, bought, baked, provided prizes. Our Christmas Fair was a big success and raised an amazing £1972 for the park and events next year. Thanks again!
Our Christmas Fair will be In the Visitor Centre on Stanley Park on Saturday and Sunday 26/27th November from 10am to 2.30pm. The Mayor will officially open it at 11am on Saturday. There will be stalls, Santa, tombola and the popular bottle tombola, raffle, home made and great value cakes, coffee and tea. Please …
Our Coffee Weekend in the Visitor Centre raised £825 for Macmillan Cancer Care. Thankyou to everyone who attended and contributed through donations and volunteering.
We had an enjoyable 2 days at The Christmas Tree Festival in the Winter Gardens on 19/20th November. The Friends of Stanley Park tree was on show. Next to our Golden Tree is the Mayor of Blackpool, Kath Rowson, the Mayoress Ms Joan Goldin with Elaine Smith MBE, Chairman of the Friends of Stanley Park …
Stanley Park has been nominated as ‘the UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2016 Award’. This is a prestigious national award and the winner will be announced on 30th November at Lords Cricket Ground. Please vote using this link and scroll down to Stanley Park http://www.fieldsintrust.org/bestpark/northwest Voting ends on 9th November. Fields …
The Friends of Stanley Park will be entering a Christmas Tree into the Winter Gardens Christmas Tree Festival in the Derham Lounge on Saturday, Sunday 19th and 20th November. Please come and take a look, there is always a great selection of imaginative trees.
Our monthly meeting will on Saturday 15th October at 2pm to 4pm or start at 1.30pm if you want coffee or tea. The Guest Speaker will be Barry Shaw on Blackpool Seaside Traditions. In the Visitor Centre on Stanley Park, next to the car park and cafe. Please come along, non members are welcome.
Please note that the website was modified on the 6th October. This has changed all the links although you may not notice due to amazing jiggerypokery. Could you please visit any pages you favourited and re-favourite it or note the new address if you linked to it. Thankyou.