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 1pm to 4.30pm unless stated otherwise…..
20th May 2018 Sunday – Ska Face
27th May 2018 Sunday – Rupert Fabulous
28th May 2018 Monday – Rio Sanchez, Emma Louise Jackson, Stacey Rafferty
1st June 2018 Friday – 3pm – The Reluctant Dragon by the Quantum Theatre Company, Family Fun, For ticket prices see poster above.
3rd June 2018 Sunday – Shaun Preston and Steve McCartney
10th June 2018 Sunday – Dub Day Afternoon featuring Bob On and DJ Spinush Hashbrown – Also at 2pm approx the 56th Manchester to Blackpool Classic Car Run in the Italian Gardens.
17th June 2018 Sunday – Monster Squad, Louise Spiteri, Adam Soar and guests
22nd June 2018 Friday – 6.30pm – A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Quantum Theatre Company – Shakespeares great midsummer comedy. For ticket prices see poster above.
24th June 2018 Sunday – Stowe School Big Band 11am to 1pm. Preston Concert Band 2pm to 4pm.
1st July 2018 Sunday – Sixth Form College Bands
8th July 2018 Sunday – The Ask, Kudos. Plus The Motorcycle Show in the Italian Gardens
15th July Sunday – Johnny Bullitt and the Promise, Martini Blonde, Two Birds and a guitar.
22nd July 2018 Sunday – Dreamthieves and Go Getters, plus one more.
29th July 2018 Sunday – Rock ‘n Soul, Prime Mover, and Maakpaka Party Band
5th August 2018 Sunday – Love Cats, Bandit, Freeroll
12th August 2018 Sunday – Touch the Pearl ‘Touch the Bandstand’ and Special Guest.
19th August 2018 Sunday – Brother Rabbit, Jon Brindley, Melvyn Ankers
26th August 2018 Sunday – Soul in the Park with DJs Jimmy Scriv, Tim Rabjohn, Rod Allsworth. The Classic Car Show in the Italian Gardens
27th August 2018 Monday – Bad Moon, Electric Boogie Club, Jeannie and the Tonics
2nd September 2018 Sunday – Blackaways
9th September 2018 Sunday – Elvis rocks the Bandstand – The Sweet Aspirations, Prime Mover, wear your Elvis gear
16th September 2018 Sunday – The Cracked, Martini Blonde and Repeater
Note 23rd September is a Run and Music event on the promenade for Streetlife, Blackpool. People will be handing out leaflets for this event at some of our events through the summer.
Family and Friends of Stanley Park Special Events:
Thurs 3rd 10am First Aid Training Visitor Centre
Tues 15th 6pm Launch of Wordpool Art Deco Café
Sat 19th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting, Celebrating the Royal Wedding with Yuri & Tonya from the Circus School
Fri 1st 3pm Children’s Outdoor Theatre The Reluctant Dragon – book in the Visitor Centre
Sat 16th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting, Guest speakers are the Wordpool Girls
Sun 17th 2.30pm Heritage Tour in Stanley Park, book in the Visitor Centr
Fri 22nd 6.30pm Adult’s Outdoor Theatre Midsummer Night’s Dream – book in the Visitor Centre
Sat 30th 11am – 3pm 1940’s or Forces’ Day
Sat 7th 10.00am Wordpool AND Field Day for Fields in Trust
Sun 15th 2.30pm Heritage Tour in Stanley Park
Sat 21st 1.30pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – 16th Birthday Tea Party
Mon 23rd to Sun 29th Love Parks Week
Sun 12th 2.30pm Heritage Tour in Stanley Park
Sat 18th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – guest speaker to be announced.
Sat 15th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – guest speakers are the Wordpool Girls
Sat 29th 10.30am Macmillan Coffee Morning Visitor Centre
Sun 30th 10.30am Macmillan Coffee Morning Visitor Centre
Sat 20th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – Guest Speaker Emma Heslewood (The Cyril Critchlow collection)
Sat 27th 10.30am Halloween Festival Visitor Centre
Sun 28th 10.30am Halloween Festival Visitor Centre
Sat 17th 2pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – guest speaker to be announced.
Sat 1st 10.30am Christmas Fair in the Visitor Centre
Sun 2nd 10.30am Christmas Fair in the Visitor Centre
Sat 8th T.B.A. Theatre –Snow Queen, Visitor Centre
Sat 15th 1pm Friends of Stanley Park Monthly Meeting – Christmas Party
Wed 19th 7pm Christmas Dinner, Number One South Beach
Sat 22nd 2pm 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.