Pavilions for Music 

Bringing Bandstands Back to Life

St. Helens

Victoria Park

WA10 2UE

St Helen's Council

01744 676789

Events Team

Free of charge to community groups

Brand new bandstand, concerts being planned. Power supply.

St. Osyth

Point Clear

CO16 8JD

Tendring District Council/

St Osyth Parish Council

01255 821447

Contact for details

Stafford

Victoria Park

ST16 2QF

Stafford Borough Council

01785 619542

Sally McDonald

Available to community groups free of charge

No events programme. Reasonable condition. Power supply

Stafford

The Riverside

Stafford Borough Council

No details

N/A

N/A

Staines

The Lammas Park

TW18 4XZ

Spelthorne Borough Council

01784 451 499

May be some charges

Some small concerts held here but few.

Very small bandstand.No power supply

Stamford

Recreation Ground

PE9 1EN

Stamford Town Council

01780 753808

Contact for details

Stevenage

Fairlands Valley Park

SG2 0BL

Stevenage Borough Council

01438 353241

[email protected]

£51.50 for 2 hour session

No events programme

Stirling

King's Park

FK8 2JS

Stirling Council

Contact via email

Not usable? part of skatepark?

Stockport

Vernon Park

SK1 4AR

Stockport Borough Council

0161 2176111

Free of charge to community groups

No events programme but has power supply. Good condition

Stockport

Cale Green Park

Stockport Borough Council

0161 2176111

Free of charge to community groups

No events programme. No power

supply. Reasonable condition. 

Stockton on Tees

Ropner Park

TS18 4DR

Stockton on Tees Borough Council

01642 527318

Vicky Gater

Free of charge to community groups

Restored. Stunning location.

Friends of RP organise summer concerts 2-4pm every Sunday. Other ad hoc events. Power supply. 

Stockton on Tees

Preston Park

TS18 3RH

Stockton on Tees Borough Council

01642 527344

Graham Reeves Event Manager

01642 527982 Maggie Stewart-Piercy

Development Manager

Available to hire free of charge

Ad hoc usage

Power supply available 

Stoke on Trent

Burslem Park

ST6 1EA

City of Stoke on Trent

01782 234234

Available to community groups. Licensed for weddings

Some events, good condition

[email protected]

Stoke on Trent

Hanley Park

ST1 4DX

City of Stoke on Trent

01782 234234

Available to community groups

Some events, good condition

[email protected]

Stoke on Trent

Queens Park

Longton

ST3 4AU

City of Stoke on Trent

01782 234234

Available to community groups

Some events, good condition

[email protected]

Stonehouse

Alexander Hamilton Memorial Park

ML9 3LN

South Lanarkshire Council

01698 459447

Contact for details

Contact Gerry Kane

[email protected]

Stourbridge

Mary Steven's Park

DY8 2AA

Dudley MBC

Deborah Merrick, Senior Heritage Park Ranger

01384 815279

Contact for details

Fully restored in 2016. Power supply

Stouport on Severn

War Memorial Park

Stourport Town Council

01299 877214

Not usable

Poor condition.

Stourport on Severn

Riverside Gardens

DY13 3SA

Wyre Forest District Council

01562 732528

Free of charge

A few concerts as part of Bands in the Park.

Council keen to promote. Power to bandstand. Call Operational Services

Stranraer

Stair Park

DG9 8BS

Dumfries & Galloway Council

01776 702151

Area Office for Stranraer

Contact for details

Lovely bandstand. 

Stratford upon Avon

Recreation Meadow

Stratford upon Avon Town Trust

01789 207111

Contact for details

Leased from the District Council

[email protected]

Strathaven

George Allan Park

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture Ltd

01357 521995 (April-Sept)

01698 476198

Contact for details

Email here

Stroud

Stratford Park

GL5 4AF

Stroud District Council

01453 754405

Rozelle Jachowicz

[email protected]

Free to charities and community groups

Events held on Sunday afternoon in

June, July and August. Used for Church events too.

www.bandsinthepark.org.uk

Power supply to bandstand.

Sunderland

Mowbray Park

SR2 8DP

Sunderland City Council

0191 520 5550

Customer Services

Available to hire. Free?

No programme of events. Good condition. Power supply.

[email protected]

Sunderland

Barnes Park

SR4 7PY

Sunderland City Council

0191 520 5550

Customer Services

Available to hire.

Free?

No programme of events. Good condition, recently restored. Power supply.

[email protected]

Sunderland

Roker Park

SR6 9PL

Sunderland City Council

0191 520 5550

Customer Services

Available to hire.

Free?

No programme of events. Good condition. Power supply.

[email protected]

Sunderland

Silksworth Park

SR3 1AX

Sunderland City Council

0191 561 8401

Carol Souter

Available to hire. Free?

[email protected]

Fair condition, no power supply. 

Swadlincote

Maurice Lea Memorial Park

DE11 9QG

South Derbyshire District Council

01283 595782

Joanne Abbassi

Cultural Services

Free of charge to use

No events held here. No power supply. Good condition.

Swafham

Buttermarket

Swafham Town Council

01760 722922

Contact for details

Town Centre location. Stunning

Swanage

Beach Gardens Recreation Ground

Swanage Town Council

01929 423636

Contact for updates

Poor condition. Not usable. Roof removed.

[email protected]

Swansea

Ravenhill Park

SA5 5AN

City and County of Swansea

01792 280210

Contact for details

Concrete amphitheatre

Parks operations

[email protected]

Swansea

Manselton Park

SA5 8PP

City and County of Swansea

01792 280210

Contact for details

Parks operations

[email protected]

Swindon

Town Gardens

SN1 4EJ

Swindon Borough Council

01793 490150

01793 463285

Available to community groups

Events held. Good condition, power to the bandstand.

[email protected]

Swindon

Lydiard Park

SN5 3PA

Lydiard Park

01793 466664

Contact for details


Swinton

Victoria Park

M27 4EU

Salford City Council

 0161 9096500

Available to community groups

Some concerts in summer organised by Friends of Victoria Park. Good condition. 

Syston

Town Centre

Syston




Tamworth

Castle Grounds

B79 7ND

Tamworth Borough Council

01827 709 314

Laura Hastilow

Free to community groups

Free events held annually. Good condition, power supply.

Taunton

Wellington Park

TA21 8NG

Taunton Deane Borough Council

01823 217533

Free to charities / £50 to others

Has power supply. Friends of

Wellington Park hold concerts too.

[email protected]

Taunton

Riverside

Taunton Deane Borough Council

01823 217533

Free to charirties / £50 to others

Has power supply. No programme here

[email protected]

Taunton

Vivary Park

TA1 3JW

Taunton Deane Borough Council

01823 217533

Free to charities /£50 to others

Summer season of concerts, restored bandstand. Premises Licence and power

[email protected]

Tavistock

Tavistock Meadows

PL19 9PR

Tavistock Town Council

01822 613529

Contact for details

no info

Telford

Hartshill Memorial Park

TF2 6AJ

Telford & Wrekin Council

01952 384384

Derek Owen

Available free of charge

Small bandstand. Probably not used much. No power. Reasonable

condition

Telford

Town Park

TF3 3NZ

Telford & Wrekin Council

01952 382340

Nicola Allen,

Park Manager

Available to book, may be charges

Restored and a very busy park.

No power supply. Reasonable

condition

[email protected]

Tenby

Castle Hill

SA70 7BP

Tenby Town Council

01834 842730

Free to use

Under-used, great coastal location

[email protected]

Thame

Church Road

Thame Town Council

01844 212833

Not available

Adjacent to houses

Thorne

Public Park

DN8 5DZ 

 Doncaster MBC

01302 736575

Anita Johnson

Contact for details

Memorial park

Tiverton

West Exe Park

EX16 5BD

Mid Devon District Council

01884 255255

Free of charge to hire

[email protected]

No power available

Todmorden

Centre Vale Park

OL14 7BS

Calderdale Council

01422 288001

Contact for details

Torquay

Princess Gardens

TQ2 5EY

Torbay Council

01803 207797

Contact for details

Sea Front, lovely award winning

gardens.

[email protected]

Torquay

Pavilion

Torquay Pavilion and Theatre

01803 200210

Contact for details

Bandstand part of the theatre. Possibly not usable

Tranent

Polson Gardens

EH33 1NE

East Lothian Council

01620 827421

Contact for details

Email here

Tredegar

Bedwellty Park

NP22 3NA

Bedwellty House and Park

01495 353370

Available to use, contact for details

Fully restored. Stunning location.

[email protected]

Treharris

Treharris Park

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

01685 725000

Contact for details

Very poor condition

Trentham

Trentham Gardens

ST4 8AX

The Trentham Estate

01782 646646

Contact for details

Restored and stunning estate gardens

Trowbidge 

Trowbridge Town Park

BA14 8AH

Trowbridge Town Council

01225 765072

Contact for details

[email protected] if interested in helping in managing and getting involved in the park. Very unusual bandstand.

[email protected]

Truro

Victoria Gardens

TR3 6DA

Truro City Council

01872 274766

Contact for details

Sunday afternoon concerts in summer. Stunning bandstand. May till Sept.

[email protected]

Tunbridge Wells

The Pantiles

TN2 5SA

Pantile Traders

07514161963

Contact Markets Manager

Lots of events on here. Well used and great location.

[email protected]

Tunstall

Tunstall Park

ST6 6DX

City of Stoke on Trent

01782 234234

Available to community groups

Ventnor

Ventnor Park

PO38 1LF

Ventnor Town Council

01983 857840

Contact for details

Recently refurbished.

[email protected]

Wakefield

Clarence Park

WF2 8QE

Wakefield Council

Website link here

Contact for details

Used by the Wakefield Music Collective

www.themusiccollective.co.uk

Walkden

Parr Fold Park

M28 7DT

Salford City Council

0161 9096500

Available to community groups

Not in great condition, little usage. 

Wallasey

Vale Park,

New Brighton

CH45 1LZ

Wirral Borough Council

0151 639 5798

Contact for details

Regular summer concerts held here

Wallsend

Richardson Dees Park

NE28 8RH

North Tyneside Council

Carl McClean

Pixie Phelan 

Free of charge

Programme held.

[email protected]

[email protected]

Recently restored with power supply

Walsall

Arboretum

WS4 2BU

Walsall Council

01922 650465

07843501522

Free of charge to community groups

Some concerts but Council keen to

promote. Summer concerts May until September very popular. Contact Mark Hopson. Power supply.

[email protected]

Stunning bandstand

Walsall

Willenhall Memorial Park

WV13 2PW

Walsall Council

01922 652852

Clean and Green Services

Free of charge to community groups

[email protected]

6-8 events a year held here, power

supply available.

Walsall 

Palfrey Park

WS1 4AN

Walsall Council

01922 652852

Clean and Green Services

Free of charge to community groups

[email protected]

2-3 events a year. Lovely bandstand .

No power supply

Wantage

Manor Road Recreation Park

Wantage Town Council

01235 763459

Contact for details


Ware

Priory Park

SG12 0DE

Ware Town Council

01920 460316

Contact for details

Band concerts held here.

[email protected]

Warminster

Lake Pleasure Gardens

BA12 9NP

Warminster Town Council

01985 214847

Contact for details

Warrington

Walton Hall Gardens

WA4 6SN

Warrington Borough Council

01925 601617

Available to community groups

Licensed for events and lots of concerts, available if no clashes. Contact Gavin Gibbons. New bandstand. Heavily promoted by the Council.

Watford

Cassiobury Park

WD18 7LG

Watford Borough Council

01923 278250

Available to community groups free of charge

Moved to Cassiobury Park in

2016. Stunning. Contact [email protected]

Wednesbury

Brunswick Park

WS10 9QR

Sandwell MBC

0121 5693871

Avaialble free of charge

[email protected]

Good condition with power supply.

Wellingborough

Castlefields Park, NN8 1NL

Wellingborough Borough Council

01933 277400

01933 231986

(events officer Julia Wells)

Free of charge

Castlefields Community Group

organise events. No power.

[email protected] 

Wellingborough

Bassetts Park

NN8 4JG

Wellingborough Borough Council

01933 231986 (events officer Julia Wells)

Free of charge

No events here. No power.

[email protected]

Wells

Recreation Ground

Mendip District Council

0300 3038588

Free to charities and for childen's events

Has power supply. Used for some

events. 

West Bromwich

Dartmouth Park

B71 4AS

Sandwell MBC

0121 569 3871

Available free of charge

New bandstand erected in 2016

[email protected]

Weston super Mare

Madeira Cove

North Somerset Council

01934 427225

Contact for details

Sea front location.

Weston super Mare

Grove Park

BS23 2QJ

North Somerset Council

01934 427225

Sarah Vincent

Available to community groups.

£26 for charity collection to £57-£167 for an event. Bands paid for as hired. 

Programme of Sunday afternoon bandstand concerts. Power supply.

Excellent condition.

[email protected]

Wetherby

The Wilderness

LS22 6RF

Wetherby Riverside Bandstand Trust

Mrs Mary Gray

01937 520578

Available for bookings

Regular summer concerts here.

Popular

[email protected]

Whitby

Scotch Head

YO21 3AE

Scarborough Borough Council

01723 232582

Ian Vasey, Harbours

Available free of charge

No programme of events here. Good condition with power supply

[email protected]

Whitchurch

Victoria Jubilee Park

Whitchurch Town Council

01948 665761

Contact for details

[email protected]

Well used and beautiful bandstand.

Scope for further use. Contact the

Town Clerk. 

Whitehaven

Castle Park

CA28 7RR

Copeland Borough Council

01946 598515

Lynn McNeil

Available free of charge

No programme of events. No power supply. Condition average.

Whitworth

Whitworth Memorial Gardens

OL12 8JS

Rossendale Borough Council

01706 252519

Joe Kennedy

Free of charge and available to book

Only used on Remembrance Day,

good condition, power supply nearby 

Widnes

Victoria Park

WA8 7SU

Halton Borough Council

0151 511 7668

Available to hire

Programme of events here. New bandstand.

Paul Wright

[email protected]

Wigan

Mesnes Park

WN1 1TU

Wigan (Leisure & Cultural Services)-WLCT

01942 486999

£40 for half day, £80 full day

Events here, managed by WCLT. Restored bandstand with power

[email protected]

Wigan

Pennington Hall Park

Wigan (Leisure and Cultural Services) - WLCT

01942 486999

Free of charge

Not used and no power, needs to be

used

[email protected] 

Wigston

Peace Memorial Park

LE18 4YE

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council

0116 288 8961

Contact for details

Windsor

Alexandra Gardens

Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

01628 796468

Contact for details

New bandstand in 2016

Wisbech

The Park

Fenland District Council

01354 654321

Free of charge

Power in place but in poor condition

Withernsea

Valley Gardens

Withernsea Town Council

01964 613072

Contact for details

Events held in Valley Gardens

[email protected]

Woking

Woking Park

GU22 9BA

Woking Borough Council

01483 743696

Being reviewed

Summer Sounds event programme June to September. Good condition as refurbished. 

Wolverhampton

East Park

WV1 2BS

Wolverhampton City Council

01902 551155

Contact for details

[email protected]

Recently restored. Stunning too

Wolverhampton

West Park

WV1 4PH

Wolverhampton City Council

01902 551155

Contact for details

[email protected]

Recently restored. Stunning

Woodbridge

River front

Woodbridge Town Council

01394 383599

Contact for details

Woodbridge

Elmhurst Park

Woodbridge Town Council

01394 385599

Contact for details

[email protected]

Events held here

Woodhall Spa

St. George's Drive

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Woodhall Spa

Jubilee Park

LN10 6QH

Jubilee Park

01526 353478

Contact for details

Caravan park? with lido

Worcester

Gheluvelt Park

WR1 1SB

Worcester City Council

  01905 722233

£10 per hour

Regular concerts held on this popular bandstand. Organised by Derek Bruce Entertainment Agency. Power supply.

[email protected]

Fantastic condition. Island location. 

Worksop

Clumber Park

S80 3AZ

National Trust

N/A

N/A

N/A

Woodhall Spa

Jubilee Park

LN10 6QH

Jubilee Park

01526 353478

Contact for details

Caravan park? with lido

Worcester

Gheluvelt Park

WR1 1SB

Worcester City Council

  01905 722233

£10 per hour

Regular concerts held on this popular bandstand. Organised by Derek Bruce Entertainment Agency. Power supply.

[email protected]

Fantastic condition. Island location. 

Worksop

Clumber Park

S80 3AZ

National Trust

N/A

N/A

N/A

Worthing

Nr. Liverpool Gardens

Adur &Worthing Councils

01903 239999

Contact for details

Town Centre bandstand

Worthing

Sea Front Lido

BN11 3PX

The Lido

01273 706 773

Contact for details

Wrexham

Ponciau Park

LL14 1TD

Wrexham County Borough Council

01978 844028

Contact for details

Refurbished bandstand with power supply. Modern structure.

[email protected]

Wrexham

Llwyn Isaf Gardens

LL16 4NG  

Wrexham County Borough Council

01978 844028

Contact for details

Wrexham

Bellevue Park

LL13 7NH

Wrexham County Borough Council

01978 264150

Contact for details

Contact the Park Ranger. Events organised here. The Friends group is

also involved.

Barbara Jones 01978 262035

[email protected]

York

Rowntree Park Performance Area

YO23 1QJ

York City Council

01904 554666

Free of charge to community

groups

Power supply available

[email protected]

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Cowes

Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Council

01983 821000

£26.60 per day

Fair condition, power supply, more

like a "shelter". 

Hinckley

Argents Mead

LE10 9SG

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council

01455 255856

Contact Council

Birmingham

Summerfield Park

B18 4HW

Birmingham City Council

0121 3033008

Charges apply

www.birmingham.gov.uk/parkevents

Events Community Support Team.

Birmingham

Sparkhill Park

B11 4HB

Birmingham City Council

0121 3033008

Charges apply

www.birmingham.gov.uk/parkevents

Events Community Support Team.

Canvey Island

Eastern Esplanade

SS6 7NZ

Castle Point Borough Council

01268 882200

Available free of charge

No programme of events, no power supply but good condition. 

Hawick

Wilton Lodge Park

TD9 7LG

Scottish Borders Council

 01450 360688

Gordon Webber, Events Manager

New bandstand with programme of events [email protected]