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Spalding Flower Parade

The theme for the 1968 Spalding Flower Parade was '10 glorious years of flowers'

Elizabeth Barker was Miss Tulipland

The parade consisted of:

  1. Police escort

  2. Breakdown vehicle

  3. The Band of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Anglian Regiment

  4. Prelude to the Queens entered by the Gleed Girls School

  5. Cavalcade of cars carrying past Tulip Queens

  6. Miss Tulipland

  7. State Coach entered by the British Sugar Corporation

  8. Show Train entered by George Adams & Sons

  9. The Crown Jewels entered by the Lowland Bulb Company

  10. Delight entered by West Pinchbeck Village

  11. Show Days entered by a Syndicate of Growers from Long Sutton

  12. The Glamourettes

  13. Long Sutton & District Vintage Cycle Club

  14. The Peterborough Highland Band

  15. Romford Drum & Trumpet Corps

  16. Under the Sea entered by Geest Industries

  17. Players Navy Cut entered by John Player & Sons

  18. Quality Town entered by the Spalding Chamber of Commerce

  19. Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force

  20. The Band of the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force

  21. Peter Pan entered by Spalding Young Farmers

  22. South Lincolnshire and Peterborough Section Vintage Motor Cycle Club

  23. Wisdom in Learning entered by Boston College of Further Education

  24. Joy at the Mill entered by Messrs. Stassen Ltd

  25. 1935 Leyland Fire Appliance

  26. Stewarts and Lloyd's Ltd Recreation Club Pipe Band

  27. The Trumpets and drums of the 13th Coventry Scout Association

  28. Bulbs on Wheels entered by Ground's Transport Services

  29. Anytime is Springtime with Flowers entered by the Flowers & Plants Council

  30. Happy to Work entered by National Union of Agricultural Workers

  31. Donkey and trap

  32. Wine, Women and Song entered by Pinchbeck Village

  33. Spalding Royal British Legion Band

  34. Spalding Salvation Army Citadel Band

  35. Light entered by South Lincs District Toc H

  36. Air Training Corps

  37. Garden of Spring entered by Spalding Bulb Company

  38. Veteran Cars

  39. The Staveley Works Band

  40. Breakdown vehicle



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