The current bandstand was built in 1935 and is the busiest Bandstand in the UK offering a variety of live musical entertainment with over 140 events each year; from Tribute Shows to 1812 Firework concerts to kids entertainment. The Central Band week has been a regular attrraction since 1976 ? The current bandstand was built in 1935, with its unique semi-circular design and blue domed roof; there is no other like it in the United Kingdom. ? It has a main arena, middle and upper balconies and seats for 1,400.