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Events on Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodland 2016

Stanley Park Bandstand 14th July 2013 Beautiful day and packed for Rupert Fabulous

Volunteers always wanted to assist with the bandstand events.

Bandstand and Other Events

Click here for Love Parks Week or scroll down the page

Musical groups wanting to play on the bandstand should contact Carole Thaw, via our Facebook page or using the instructions on there.

Keep looking, things change. More being added for 2016.


Free live music shows on the bandstand, events in the Italian Gardens, Visitor Centre and around the park.

Keep a watch for further announcements!

Saturday 25th June, Stowe School Big Band on their annual tour from Buckinghamshire. 11am.

Sun, 26th June, Blackpool Sixth Form College Music Tour, 1pm to 4.30pm.

Saturday, 2nd July, Wordpool by Blackpool Art and Library Services, 1-4pm.

Sun, 3rd July, Rupert Fabulous, 1pm to 4.30pm.

Sun, 3rd July, Stanley Park Motorcycle Show in the Italian Gardens.

Sun, 10th July,  Guardian Concert Band 2pm to 4pm

Sun, 17th July, Choir Festival, 1pm to 4.30pm.

Friday 22nd July opening at 6pm, to Saturday 30th July closing 4.30pm - Love Parks Week. Click here to read the full programme or scroll down the page

Sun, 24th July, Free Roll, Cadence, Brother Rabit  1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 31st July, Kudos and Friends, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 7th August, Politburo, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 14th August, The Shard, Genie, Venezuela Venezuela, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 21st August, Maiden Lancashire, Raven, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 28th August, Stanley Park Classic Car Show in the Italian Gardens.

Sun, 28th August, Soul in the Park on the bandstand.

Monday 29th August, Mod Life Crisis, Cartoon Food, 1pm to  4.30pm

Sun, 4th Sept   Brother Rabbit & Martini Blonde 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 11th Sept, Kazoobian & Friends, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 18th Sept,  The Best of Classic Rock from Twelve Paces, 1pm to 4.30pm

Sun, 25th Sept, Mr Mel's Big Chill at the Bandstand, 1pm to 4.30pm.

Fri & Sat 30th Sept and 1st Oct MacMillan Coffee Morning.



Friday evening July 22nd to Saturday afternoon July 30th

Click here for a pdf version

Love Parks Week Programme

Visitor Centre

Heritage Exhibitions in the Visitor Centre (as well as the usual environment displays).

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.

It is also open for hire, please see here.

In 2016 a display about Blackpool Transport history will be in the Visitor Centre from March until further notice.

Jessica Harwood on hippymrmel's great YouTube collection of over 25 videos at the park. Summer days to remember.

bandstand events

All events subject to change/cancellation based on artist availability/weather. Keep up to date on our Facebook page.

If you know of any bands or performers who are interested in playing, please contact us via the Facebook page.

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Want to organise your own event?

Parks are ideal venues for a range of indoor and outdoor corporate and community events. If you are interested in organising your own event on Blackpool's parks and open spaces, we would like to hear from you. Please contact our friends at Blackpool Council’s Parks and Green Environment Department to discuss your ideas and to obtain a Park Events Application Pack.