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.
Two days of Macmillan Cancer Support in Stanley Park Visitor Centre were held on the 1st and 2nd of October 11am to 3pm. The Mayor of Blackpool opened the event at 11am and then lots of home made cakes and coffee plus raffle with proceeds to Macmillan.
The last show of 2016: Sun, 25th Sept, Mr Mel’s Big Chill at the Bandstand, Happy Daze, Don’t Panic, Sofa Kings, April Moon, 1pm to 4.30pm. Also: Sat 1st Oct and Sunday 2nd October MacMillan Coffee Morning in the Visitor Centre. 11am to 3pm.
Sun, 28th August, Stanley Park Classic Car Show in the Italian Gardens. Sunday 28th August 11am Blackpool Heritage Guided Tour of Stanley Park, booking essential. See their website. Sun, 28th August, Soul in the Park on the bandstand. 1pm to 4.30pm Monday 29th August, Mod Life Crisis, Cartoon Food, 1pm to 4.30pm
Stanley Park Bandstand Sunday 21st August 2016, Maiden Lancashire, Raven, 1pm to 4.30pm