Cassiobury Park



  • 2020 Bandstand Programme is on hold due to COVID19. 
  • We have installed a temporary barrier at the entrance to Cassiobury Park to help combat littering and anti-social behavior. The operating hours will be from 7.45am to 10pm. The council have also increased the number of bins and litter picking in the park.
  • Cassiobury Car Park (Gade Avenue) reopened on 13 May (enforcement and charges applies). If you are visiting the park, please continue to follow the guidelines.
  • The paddling pools will remain closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
  • The ground floor toilets at the Hub will be open from 9am until 5pm. 

Every summer, we have a jam-packed programme of FREE world-class live shows, playing everything from jazz to ukulele - and of course, lots of traditional brass bands too, for you to enjoy at our BIG Bandstand in Cassiobury Park.

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Booking the Bandstand

Watford's Bandstand is back in the park where it was built over 100 years ago.

  • Between May and September there will be a band on the bandstand every Sunday (see the what's on section for details).
  • At other times the bandstand is available to book for your community group, band, choir, charity, social group or club.
  • It's free to book and includes use of the electrical supply. You will need to bring your own furniture. We'll even add your event / gig to the listings.
  • email to book your place

Big Bandstand 2017

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