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Spalding Flower Parade
1966

The 1966 Spalding Flower Parade took the theme 'Frolics in Flowers' and Dawn Stockdale was Miss Tulipland

The parade left the Sir Halley Stewart Field at 3.00pm

The parade consisted of:

  1. Police Escort

  2. Breakdown vehicle

  3. Parade Control Vehicle

  4. Band of the Royal Marines, H.M.S Ganges

  5. The Tulip Queen and her two attendants

  6. Springtime entered by Messrs. Stassen Ltd

  7. Diamond Jubilee entered by the National Union of Agricultural Workers

  8. Leisure and Pleasure entered by Garden News

  9. Beauty and Elegance entered by Margaret of Broad Street

  10. The Kibworth Band, Leicestershire

  11. Parade Control Vehicle

  12. No4 regional Band of the Royal Air Force

  13. Adam's Showboat entered by Geo. Adams & Sons

  14. Swan Lake entered by the Lowland Bulb Co

  15. Flamingo entered by the British Sugar Corporation

  16. Gleed Frolics entered by the Spalding Gleed Girls School

  17. 50 Years of Cubbing entered by Spalding & District Cubs

  18. Noddy in Tulipland entered by Spalding Young Farmers

  19. Fisherman's Desire entered by A.Oliver & Sons

  20. The Peterborough Highland Band

  21. Parade control vehicle

  22. Spalding British Legion Band

  23. M.V.Geestcape entered by Geest Industries

  24. British Pork & Bacon entered by The Pig Industry

  25. A Coach Fantasy entered by West Pinchbeck Village

  26. Spalding Salvation Army Citadel band

  27. Wheels of Time entered by Ground's Transport Services Ltd

  28. Celebrating 100 Years of Wedded Bliss entered by the Potato Marketing Board

  29. Times Change entered by the Savings Committee

  30. Stewarts and Lloyds Ltd Recreational Club Pipe Band from Corby

  31. Breakdown vehicle

THE 1966 SPALDING FLOWER PARADE PROGRAMME

MISS TULIPLAND -SPECIAL CARD PRESENTED TO MISS TULIPLAND

This card has a photograph of Miss Tulipland and is signed by Dawn Stockdale (1966 Miss Tulipland), Valerie Fox and a celebrity

1966 PRESS CUTTINGS AND ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS

1966 ORIGINAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS