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Spalding Flower Parade

The theme for the 1985 Spalding Flower Parade was 'British film year'

Helen Drake (19) was Miss Tulipland.

The 27th Spalding Flower Parade was held on Saturday 4th May and the floats left the Sir Halley Stewart Field at 1.30pm.

The parade consisted of:

  1. Belvoir Castle Jousters

  2. Romsey Old Cadets Association

  3. Miss Tulipland

  4. Super Ted Cares entered by East Midlands Electricity Board

  5. Marching and Concert Band of Braintree

  6. Peter pan entered by CIS Pilkington

  7. Popeye entered by National Farmers Union

  8. 13th City of Coventry Scout Group Marching Band

  9. Eastwood Arcadians Band

  10. Mary Poppins entered by British Sugar Corporation

  11. Breakdown vehicle

  12. Long Sutton & District Veteran Cycle Club

  13. Melton Mowbray Tally-Ho Band

  14. The Greatest Show on Earth entered by the Leeds Permanent Building Society

  15. Romford Royal British Legion Boys Band & Corps of drums

  16. Anthony & Cleopatra entered by George Adamas

  17. Chariots of Fire entered by British Rail

  18. Hasland Drum Corps

  19. Dumbo entered by Lingarden

  20. Chitty, Chitty Bang Bang entered by Young Farmers

  21. Breakdown vehicle

  22. Ely City Military band

  23. Follow the Yellow Brick Road entered by the Halifax Building Society

  24. The Jungle Book entered by Geest Industries

  25. Derby Serenaders Show band

  26. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs entered by the Midland Bank

  27. E.T entered by British Telecom


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