Spalding Flower Parade
The 1977 Spalding Flower parade was extra special as the theme was 'A celebration of the Queen's Silver Jubilee'
Judy Beba was elected as Miss Tulipland for this 19th annual parade and her deputy was Jane Walker.
The weather was cool with odd showers. The parade was delayed due to large crowds being in the way of some of the larger floats.
The parade included:
The Life Guard entered by Lingarden
Spalding & District Society for mentally handicapped children entered a trailer made by Garth School pupils
Flowers for a Royal occasion entered by the Flowers Publicity Council
Miss Tulipland on a float by Sough Holland Council
The keys to comfort entered by C.I.S of Leicester
The English lion entered by Midland Bank
Mosaics entered by the Gleed Girls School
The Romsey Old Cadets
Marching Concert Band of Braintree
Royal British Legion Band
British Airways Marching Romettes
The Hadleigh Boys Band
Long Sutton & District Vintage Cycle Club
British Airways Silver Wing Band