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Spalding Flower Parade

The theme for the 1988 Spalding Flower Parade was '30 years of Floral Entertainment'

This year was the first year where Miss Tulipland was elected as a 'Flower Queen'. It was 19 year-old Sally Atkins of Pinchbeck. 

The 1988 parade was held on the 7/8/9th May (Saturday - Monday)

The parade consisted of:

  1. Belvoir Castle Jousters

  2. Chairman vehicle

  3. Romsey Old Cadets Association

  4. 1988 Flower Queen

  5. Melton Mowbray Tally-Ho Band

  6. Discover the language of flowers entered by Flowers 7 Plants Association

  7. Avendo Dutch Band

  8. Springtime (1960) entered by National Farmers Union

  9. Ely City Military Band

  10. Captain Pugwash entered by Young Farmers

  11. Breakdown vehicle

  12. Long Sutton & District Vintage Cycle Club

  13. Derby Serenaders band

  14. Cinderella entered by Jarvis & Sons

  15. Decorated vintage car entered by Floret

  16. Gardening is fun entered by Baytree Nurseries
    16b Fun in the conservatory entered by Newholme

  17. Marching and Concert Band of Braintree

  18. Kodak 100 years ahead entered by Kodak Ltd

  19. Nursery Rhymes 1961 entered by CIS Windows

  20. Breakdown vehicle

  21. Hasland Drum Corps

  22. World Wild Life (1974)  entered by  Geest Industries

  23. Let's go gardening entered by Lingarden

  24. Eastwood Arcadians

  25. World of Sport (1980) entered by British Sugar

  26. Joy of Spring entered by E Four Sales

  27. Romford British Legion Boys Band

  28. George Adams - A Lincolnshire Tradition

  29. 13th Coventry Scout Marching band

  30. Maritime England entered by Midland Bank


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