The bandstand is a much loved attraction in Victoria Park, situated between Crown Gate East and Gunmakers Gate. It opens out onto a beautiful and open grassy field, with a leafy meadow area as a backdrop.
Visible from the Central Drive, it is ideal for promotional activations. The high footfall attracts passers-by to activities in this area.
- Bandstand provides an attractive focal point for event
- Medium-sized open space with the Burdett Coutts fountain as a backdrop
- Great location with good footfall in the middle of Victoria Park
- Perfect for performance-led and corporate promotional events
- Easy access from Grove Road
This event space is perfect for low-impact performances and small to medium-scale events. The bandstand provides both a stage and an attractive feature for your event.
The bandstand is often used for performances during festivals. It is a focal point during the free-to-access midweek content at "In the Neighbourhood", part of All Points East festival. The Victoria Park Friends group hosts a Summer Bandstand season on Sunday afternoons.
This central location has direct access from Grove Road at Crown Gate East and Royal Gate East. It also has good walking routes from other gates such as Terrace Gate and Gunmakers Gate on Old Ford Road.
The space is close to the Lido car park on Grove Road, which is a useful and accessible production entrance.
- Small scale performances
- Promotional activations
- Small to medium corporate parties
Bandstand Event Space size: 5,500 sqm
Bandstand Event Space capacity: up to 1,000
Please note the size and capacity stated is indicative only. You must rely on your own measurements for your event. Your capacity will depend on the type and nature of your event. You should also allow for loss of space for infrastructure onsite, such as stages and tents. Event capacity is at the council’s discretion subject to a planning process.