Volunteers always wanted to assist with the bandstand events.
Scroll down for family events, Friends Meetings, Craft Club, Dog Walkers Club and Gardening Group.
Free live music on the bandstand, unless otherwise stated
Musicians wanting to play on the bandstand should contact Carole Thaw, via our Facebook page or using the instructions on there.
In summer there are Free live music shows on the bandstand, events in the Italian Gardens, Visitor Centre and around the park. We also have special events in the Visitor Centre throughout the year.
2018 bandstand shows are completed.
A Year in the Life of Mike’s Bench
October 4th to 24th 2018 in the Visitor Centre, Tues to Sunday 11-3. – ‘A Year in the Life of Mike’s Bench’. A picture presentation of photos taken by users of the memorial bench to Mike Foster as created by his partner Elizabeth Gomm, former writer in the Blackpool Gazette. This story was also presented on BBC Radio 2 by Jeremy Vine on 1st October 2018 and comes highly recommended.
Sat 20th Oct 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – Guest Speaker Emma Heslewood (The Cyril Critchlow collection)
Sat 27th Oct 10.30am Halloween Festival Visitor Centre
Sun 28th Oct 10.30am Halloween Festival Visitor Centre
Saturday 10th November – Memorial Events on Stanley Park
Your Country Needs You – Theatre in the Visitor Centre, Stanley Park Blackpool. 10.30, 12.30, 3pm Tickets from the Visitor Centre or ring 01253 478358.
Plant your Poppy in the Veterans Walk – Stanley Park 1.45pm. Bring your own poppy or buy one of our hand made poppies, proceeds to British Legion.
Sat 17th Nov 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – guest speaker to be announced.
Sat 1st Dec 10.30am Christmas Fair in the Visitor Centre all proceeds to the park.
Sun 2nd Dec 10.30am Christmas Fair in the Visitor Centre all proceeds to the park.
Sat 8th Dec 11am and 2pm Theatre –Snow Queen by the Quantum Theatre, Visitor Centre
Sat 15th Dec 1pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – Christmas Party
Wed 19th Dec 7pm Friends of Stanley Park Christmas Dinner, Number One South Beach
Sat 22nd Dec 2pm Christmas Songs & Carols, Bandstand or Visitor Centre
Tuesday Craft Club every Tuesday 10am to 2pm February to December. Just drop in and ask for Mike or ring on the day 01253 699470.
Wednesday Dog Walkers Club every Tuesday 10am to 12.30pm February to December. Just drop in or ring on the day 01253 699470.
Thursday Gardening Group alternate Thursdays, information to follow or ring the Visitor Centre 01253 699470.
Heritage Exhibitions in the Visitor Centre as well as the usual environment displays.
The Visitor Centre: Open Wed to Sun 11am to 3pm from the end of May. Until then weekends only except for clubs mentioned above. Ring 01253 699470 to contact the Visitor Centre.
It is also open for hire, please see here for more information.