Spalding Flower Parade
THEMES FOR THE 1980s PARADES
1980 - Past Lives Project
Valerie Whitworth was Miss Tulipland.
1981 - Film titles
Geraldine Davis was Miss Tulipland.
1982 - Maritime England
Doreen Murray was Miss Tulipland.
1983 - Let's go and grow
Wendy Johnson was Miss Tulipland, deputy was Sharon Johnson.
12,000 visitors arrived by train with 17 special trains being laid on.
1984 - Tuliptime heritage
Sharon Holmes was Miss Tulipland.
1985 - British film time
Helen Drake (19) was Miss Tulipland.
1986 - Fun time
This year there were 15 floats and the parade was on Saturday 3rd May.
1987 - Party time
Lisa O'Dell was Miss Tulipland.
1988 - 30 years of floral entertainment
The first 'Flower Queen' was Sally Atkins (19). Her deputy was Sharon Gammage (18).
1989 - Flower Fiesta
The Flower Queen was Debbie Parson and her deputy was Jayne Bailey.
The parade was held on the 6th May.
South Holland District Council released a special Royal mail, first day cover.