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Spalding Flower Parade
1964

THE SPALDING FLOWER PARADE OF 1964

1964 - Joy in Flowers

The Tulip Queen was Miss Joyce Green

The 1964 parade left the Sir. Halley Stewart Field at 3.00pm and consisted of:

  1. Police escort

  2. Breakdown vehicle

  3. Parade control vehicle

  4. The Band of the 1st Battalion, the Parachute Regiment

  5. The Tulip Queen, Miss Joyce Green and her two attendants

  6. Long Sutton & District Veteran Cycle Club

  7. Salvation Army band of Peterborough

  8. Flower Girl entered by Messrs. Strassen Ltd

  9. A Spring Coach entered by West Pinchbeck Village

  10. Pigs on Parade entered by the Pig Industry

  11. Aeromatics entered by the Spalding Air Training Corps

  12. Circus entered by Messrs. Machins Transport

  13. Organ Frolics entered by Messrs. Groom Bros Ltd

  14. Parade control vehicle

  15. The Melton Mowbray Tally-Ho Carnival Band

  16. The Happy Worker entered by National Union of Agricultural Workers

  17. The Discovery of the Potato entered by the Potato Marketing Board

  18. Salvation Army Band of Spalding

  19. Spalding & District British legion Band

  20. Springtime entered by Hortico Ltd

  21. Veteran Cars

  22. Barcaroll entered by the British Sugar Corporation

  23. The Joys of Motoring entered by the Spalding Car Club

  24. Birds of Splendour entered by Geest Industries

  25. Derby Midshipmen's Carnival Band

  26. Parade Control Vehicle

  27. Markham Main Colliery band, Doncaster

  28. Riddlings, Somercoates and Leabrooks Silver Band, Derbyshire

  29. Showboat entered by Margaret

  30. The pigeons entered by a syndicate of growers from Long Sutton

  31. Sea Harvest entered by the Spalding Townswomen's Guilds

  32. Beatlemania entered by Spalding Young Farmers

  33. Boston College

  34. Waggon Wheels entered by Grounds Transport Services

  35. The Firemen entered by the Lowland Bulb Company

  36. Stewarts and Lloyds Ltd Recreation Club Pipe Band

  37. The Peterborough Highland Band

  38. Breakdown vehicle

SPALDING FLOWER PARADE 1964 - OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

SPALDING FLOWER PARADE 1964 - ORIGINAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS

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