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Stunning Fens flower parade returns after 10 year absence

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The floats, stalls and classic cars returned in overwhelming numbers to ensure a successful return – after a 10 year absence – of one of the greatest spectacles of the Fens.

The Spalding Flower Parade.

The Spalding Flower Parade. The 2023 Flower Parade is organised and run purely with volunteers.
Spalding Saturday 13 May 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Spalding Flower Parade on Saturday was a year in the making but was a triumph of organisation, colour, and community enterprise.

The Spalding Flower Parade.

The Spalding Flower Parade. Picture by Terry Harris.

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Main organiser Stephen Timewell was widely praised by many for “putting Spalding back on the map”.

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It was Stephen who announced in April that all spaces for craft stall, the parade and classic cars were fully booked.

The Spalding Flower Parade.

The Spalding Flower Parade.
.Picture by Terry Harris.

The Spalding Flower Parade began in 1959.

The 2023 return was financed by volunteers who raised nearly £80,000

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