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Spalding Flower Parade 2008

The 2008 Spalding Flower Parade marked 50 years of the parade and was held on Saturday 3rd May 2008. Barry Drew was Chairman of the Parade and the Carnival Trust.

Katie Morton was chosen as the 2008 Flower Queen. Tasmin White was elected as Deputy.

The parade consisted of:

  1. Bockers, carrying the flags of the nations that took part in the World Tulip Summit

  2. Tracks of our Years by ACT II Theatre Company

  3. Young Farmer's Club

  4. Breakdown vehicle supplied by Roger Tuby

  5. 50 Years of GFTLC (George Farmer Technology College)

  6. Breaston Highlanders

  7. Our house entered by Broadgate Homes

  8. Hope '08 by Churches Together

  9. Parachute Regiment Association

  10. Flower Queen 2008 entered by South Holland District Council

  11. Top of the pops entered by Tulip Radio

  12. Tulip Radio car

  13. Long Sutton & District Veteran Cycle Club

  14. Briggs Equipment, a forklift truck

  15. Welland Yacht Club

  16. Prince 7 Princess, Liam Matson & Mica Thomas

  17. Die Apfeltizers Band & Dance Troupe

  18. Refreshment support vehicle

  19. Combine harvester entered by the NFU

  20. Tulip Field Carnival part 1

  21. 13th Coventry Scout Band

  22. Miss Jersey Battle of Flowers

  23. Breakdown vehicle

  24. Matthew Flinders entered by Donington Parish

  25. Rickshaw entered by  Windmill Spices of Whaplode

  26. Old Geest to new Bakkavor

  27. Calamity Jane entered by SADOS

  28. Baden Powell entered by Girl Guides

  29. Tulip Field Carnival part 2

  30. Train entered by the Friends of the Parade

  31. Toy Soldiers of Melton Mowbray

  32. Lincolnshire Imp entered by St. John's Church of England School

  33. Streets entered by Dreamz Dance Studio

  34. The Making of Energy entered by Spalding Energy Group

  35. Polka Dot Memories

  36. Video Games entered by Spalding Grammar School

  37. 50 Years of conservation entered by the Lions Club

  38. Jungle Book entered by Allen School of Dance

  39. Samba Band

  40. Breakdown vehicle

  41. Confederates of Derby

  42. South Holland Rotary and Lions collection

  43. Spalding Ambassadors

  44. Cat and mice entered by Surfleet Parish Council

  45. cats entered by Endana School of Dancing

  46. Music of the world entered by The Priory School

  47. Yellow brick road entered by Brick Engineering Ltd

  48. Breakdown vehicle

  49. Coronation entered by Flower Plus (Flamingo)

  50. Hastings 1066 Pipes 7 Drums


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