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image for Carnival item typeSix Towns One City Carnival 2017 at Hanley Park

Carnival, Sun 9 Jul 2017, free entry

Hanley Park

Hanley Park

Address

Cleveland Road,
City Centre,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
ST1 4DX

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 4 Jan - Wed 20 Dec Closer to Home Health Walk - Joiners Square, Caldo
Mon 9 Jan - Mon 18 Dec Closer to Home Health Walk - Shelton and Hanley Pa
Sat 7 Jan - Sat 30 Dec Hanley Parkrun
Wed 11 Jan - Wed 20 Dec Staffordshire University's Midweek Mile
Tue 18 Apr Wildplay
Sat 24 Jun Stoke-on-Trent Pride 2017

Details

The city's BIGGEST FREE Event...
A day of celebration to highlight the positive aspects of our city. Community cohesion in action.

This year we boast live stages to cater for all musical tastes with Reggae, Calypso, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Soul, House, Funky and Urban beats.

Also there will be fun for all the family with activities such as face painting, fun fair, body art, bouncy castles and quad bikes.

We will be showcasing a formidable line up of local and national artists and a calypso corner featuring a live steel band, soca dj carnival costumes, dancers etc .

A taste of the Caribbean, not forgetting the mouth watering spicy jerk chicken, curry mutton rice and peas, ackee and saltfish and a variety of other foods will be available on the day.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Amenities at the park include: all weather, floodlit sport court; cricket wickets; bandstand; bowling green; fishing; lake and fountains. This park has been improved through the Greening for Growth programme with the support of Advantage West Midlands and the European Regional Development Fund. The Greening for Growth programme of environmental improvements was launched in 2003 and is the largest environmental regeneration programme in the West Midlands. Greening for Growth aims to create Well used and maintained landmark parks that offer more leisure opportunities and attract visitors to the area. A North Staffordshire network of safe, attractive off-road routes for pedestrians and cyclists. Canals, rivers and disused railways will link green spaces with homes, work places and leisure facilities, 28km of greenways will be created or upgraded. A landscape to be proud of where major transport routes and developments are set in interesting, high quality landscapes.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 9 Jul 2017 11:00 to 19:30
Gates opens at 11am, with the stage show kicking off at 11.30am until 7.30pm

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SJ 881467  Lat: 53.01745 Long: -2.17882

Hanley Park is in Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, within walking distance of Stoke-on-Trent mainline railway station. Pedestrian access is off the boundaries of the park - College Road, Avenue Road, Ridgway Road and The Parkway. The park can also be reached on the Caldon Canal, which runs through the park, and joins the Trent & Mersey Canal at Etruria Locks. Car parks are located off The Parkway and off Avenue Road.

Bus services 23, 23A every 10 minutes.
25 every 10 minutes.
24, 24A every 30 minutes.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Stoke-on-Trent station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

Amenities at the park include: all weather, floodlit sport court; cricket wickets; bandstand; bowling green; fishing; lake and fountains. This park has been improved through the Greening for Growth programme with the support of Advantage West Midlands and the European Regional Development Fund. The Greening for Growth programme of environmental improvements was launched in 2003 and is the largest environmental regeneration programme in the West Midlands. Greening for Growth aims to create Well used and maintained landmark parks that offer more leisure opportunities and attract visitors to the area. A North Staffordshire network of safe, attractive off-road routes for pedestrians and cyclists. Canals, rivers and disused railways will link green spaces with homes, work places and leisure facilities, 28km of greenways will be created or upgraded. A landscape to be proud of where major transport routes and developments are set in interesting, high quality landscapes.