Theme/Event

Year

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Programme

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Early

1900's


1929


1932


CECIL ROBINSON'S NURSERIES

1934

FLOWERS OF THE FENS

1935

1940

1948

1949

1950

Joan Roberts

1951

Joyce Lister,

Tulip Time and first programme

1952

Beryl Patrick,


Tulip Time

1953

Jean Lambert

1954

Pat Stacey

1955

Janet Naylor

1956

Janice Grimwood

1957

Norma Foulsham

1958

Janet Bray



1959

Jill Whitehouse

The Splendour of Spring

1960

Fairy Tales in Colour

1961

Miss Norah Woods and her attendants Miss Megan Read, and Miss Davina Renoden

Melody in Flowers

1962

World in Flowers

1963


Rose Crunkhorn

Joy in Flowers

1964

Joyce Green


Fantasy in Flowers

1965

Monica Theaker

Frolics in Flowers

1966

Dawn Stockdale

Beauty in Flowers

1967

Ellean Flavell

10 Glorous Years of Flowers

1968

Elizabeth Barker


Charming Spring

1969

Judith Smith

Toward a New World

1970

Jane Hazeldine


Jewels of Spring

1971

Susan Martin

Tulipman - Celebrating 400 years of the Tulip

1972

Audrey Spriggs

The Famous Disney Flower Parade

1973

Maureen Cousins

Wildlife in Flowers

1974

Claire Parker


The World about us

1975

Elaine Packard

1976

Kim Waters

A Celebration of the Queens Silver Jubilee

1977

Judy Beba

The Circus Comes to Town

1978

Liz Shotbolt

21st Spalding Flower Parade

1979

Mandy Adcock

Past Lives Project

1980

Valerie Whitworth

Film Titles

1981

Geraldine Davis

Maritime England
Tulip Time

1982

Doreen Murray

Tulip Time Let's go and grow

1983

Wendy Johnson

Tulip Time Heritage 

1984

Sharon Holmes

Tulip Time British Film Time

1985


Helen Drake

Tulip Time - Funtime

1986

Helen Cave

Party Time

1987

Lisa O Dell

30 years to Floral Entertainment

1988

Sally Atkins

Flower Fiesta

1989

Debbie Parson

Say it with Flowers

1990

Helene Walsh

Children’s Fiesta

1991

Vicki Wadsworth, deputy Julie Garth

Flowers on Parade

1992

Sarah Crampton and deputy Joanne Higgins

The Heart of the Fens

1993

Caroline Anning


Mother Earth

1994

Joanna Green, Deputy Penny Cooper and Miss Spalding Guardian - Rachael Uffindell 

World of Books

1995

Miss Spalding Guardian Amanda Smith, Flower Queen Tracey Markham  and Deputy Rachael Murray

Growing for Gold

1996

Michelle Clayton

Children's World

1997

Joanna Higgins, 

Celebration Time

1998

Margaret Hawkins and deputy Clare Woolley

20th Century Parade

1999

Sam Nelson and Emma Hibbins Deputy

Year 2000 The New Millenium

2000

Alison Reed



2001

Claire Collins

Myths and Legends

2002

Clare Platt

Musical on Parade

2003

Vicki Gardner

TV Memories 

2004

Vickie Chapman

Anything Goes

2005

Tara Hosier

A Date to Celebrate 

2006

Lara Crowson

Planet Earth

2007

Rebecca Rayner

Thanks for the Memories 

2008

Katie Morton

Floral Cavalcade

2009

Amy Coates

Screen Heroes

2010

Claire Ailen

British Icon

2011

Daisy Ivatt

Food Glorious Food

2012

Amy Harrison


Let's Celebrate

2013

Inca Honnor

People's Parade

2014

People's Parade

2015

Flower Parade Construction

Flower Parade Com

1987 t0 2013

The Parade started in 1959 and by 1987 was probably past the height of its popularity. I experenced it for the first time as a Spalding resident in 1989. This video shows slide show highlights and video clips from 17 of the last 26 years culminating in the last parade in 2013.

"Looking Back 1959 - 2008"

1959 to 2008

A trailer of the Photo Colour SlideShow on DVD of the world-famous Spalding Flower Parade. Tthe full version contains over 250 full-colour photos from the 50 years of the Parade accompanied by music from the album 'Tulips'.

40 Floral Years

40 years begining 1959

Maling a Float 

2012

Flower Parade Construction