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2020 Bookings

2020 Bookings

The year 2020 appears to be extremely popular and with many of the weekend dates already secured we are fortunate enough to be able to offer a number of options. Having a small fleet of prestige ice cream trikes and a very rare and unique vintage ice cream van, our...

Kent Wedding Fair – East Quay, Whitstable

Kent Wedding Fair – East Quay, Whitstable

The  East Quay Wedding Fair will soon be upon us. Sunday 10th February 2019 brings some of Kents most professional wedding suppliers to Whitstable, together for one of the South Easts most sought after wedding venues.   Little Esther in her wedding 'dress' - 'Add some...

Vintage Ice Cream Van

Vintage Ice Cream Van

#LittleEsther as we have affectionately named her was brought into service following an extensive restoration service lasting for about two years. She was found sitting in a barn in the South of France before being shipped to the UK where a new chapter of her life...

Vintage Ice Cream Van Hire or weddings & private events

Vintage Ice Cream Van Hire or weddings & private events

Introducing 'Little Esther' who after an extensive restoration programme has recently undertaken her first three weddings. She has such an affectionate look about her, it is so hard not to fall in love with her. She has already secured bookings for both 2018 and now,...

Wedding Fairs & Open Days – 2018

Wedding Fairs & Open Days – 2018

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is as much as anything down to individual taste, style and want. With so many variables available the answer is simple; go and have a look, judge for yourself and be driven by instinct, reviews and recommendations. Kent has some very...

Wedding Fairs & Open Days 2017

Each year we discover even more fantastic venues across Kent and the South East and this year is no  Wedding fairs offer the opportunity to meet suppliers instead of just searching through websites and hoping for the best. Weddings can be as bespoke as you want them...

Happy New Year 2017

      As 2016 has finally drawn to a close, our final wedding attendance was that of  Kelly & Steve on the 30th December. Congratulations to you both. "What !!!, Ice cream in Winter" I hear you say!!!  But everyone loves an ice cream no matter the...

In the media – Business Awards

My husband Cliff put my business up for a nomination in the Medway Business Awards 2016 and I received an email asking for a picture. On Friday I opened the Medway Messenger (Kent Messenger) newspaper,  I certainly wasn't expecting this: We have had many lovely...

Some of our favourite photos

Over the years our clients have sent us some truly lovely pictures; regrettably we cannot show them all but we would love to share with you some of our favourites. The 2016 wedding season is coming to an end and this year has been truly amazing. Each and every wedding...

Whitstable Wedding – Truly joyous

We found ourselves at East Quay again on Saturday 17th September for the wedding of Emma & Paul but although the weather was a bit unkind outside, inside was warm and vibrant. The atmosphere really was great with 'Burt Butlers Jazz Pilgrims' jazz band playing, it...

Whitstable – Wedding Open Day 11th September 2016

The Autumn wedding fair season starts for us with the unique East Quay Venue in Whistable Kent, this Sunday 11th September where we shall be amongst some of the areas finest wedding service providers in this most unique seascape setting. Whitstable has so much to...

Wedding Venue Open Days

Wedding fairs are always a pleasure, and again we shall be attending some of the areas finest wedding venues over the next few months with our traditional ice cream bikes. Choosing the right venue is never easy, location, style, atmosphere and of course the staff all...

New Look Website

Just had our site upgraded for improved looks and ease of use. #exciting things will be announced very soon. The wedding fair season is due to start in #September2016 and we will be listing our attendances for this year to give you the opportunity to meet us in person...

Wedding Fair January 2016

We shall be at the East Quay Venue wedding fair in Whitstable on Sunday 24th January 2016 with our ice cream tricycle and we look forward seeing you there. Many exhibitors & stands to include flowers, wedding photographers, wedding cakes will be on hand to discuss...

2016 Bookings – Kent, East Sussex & Surrey borders

Weddings , ceremonies and special events can be as varied and as individual as you want, limited only by your imagination. From a country wedding in a meadow field to the Ball room of The Grand Hotel, Brighton, having one of our traditional ice cream tricycles on your...

Vintage Wedding Fair at Scotney Castle

Looking forward to the 26th & 27th September where we shall again be at the Vintage & Unique Wedding fair. Lots of inspirational ideas for all and always a pleasure to be in the company of such a lovely bunch of exhibitors too.

Tractorfest 2015

Saturdays glorious sun attracted a huge number of visitors to this years event and it was really great to see some familiar faces from last year. We had some really wonderful and interesting conversations throughout the day and our thanks to all our customers from...

A huge thankyou to Neden.uk

Having upgraded our computers to Windows 10, this left us unable to send emails and reply to our prospective clients and are sorry for the delay in responding. Our sincere thanks to www.Neden.uk who quickly resolved this issue for us and we are pleased to announce we...

Ideas for entertaining this Summer

Ice Cream vans for weddings, can sometimes have problems gaining access. Inside or outdoors, we have the perfect solution for your vintage or themed wedding. No noise, no fumes and no trailing wires – Just real Kent dairy ice creams served for you and your guests to enjoy.

Country Wedding in Kent

Congratulations to Charlotte & Sebastian who were married at The House Meadow, Biddenden. Perfect for a country wedding with lakes, meadow grass  and of course the island Gazebo where the ceremony took place. Another very lovely wedding completed; our best wishes...

Corporate Events catered for in Kent ,Sussex and beyond

If you want your event to stand out and be noticed then utilising our services may be a consideration, be it promoting your own product or to offer your clients or own staff something different. Covering mainly Kent & Sussex , we do on occasions travel further...

Country Fair 2015 in Kent

Tractor Fest is one of of the very few public events we attend each year. Full of rustic charm and nostalgia where skills from days gone by are displayed along with a fascinating collection of historic vehicles (and real dairy ice cream) for all to enjoy. We look...

Honnington Farm Gardens, Southborough

Congratulations to Stephen & Esther whose wedding took place on Saturday 23rd May 2015 at Honnington Gardens near Tunbridge Wells. We all had concerns about the weather, it was raining whilst setting up but as the groom made an appearance the rain stopped and we...

Chafford Park, Tunbridge Wells

Don't forget  - The Vintage & Unique Wedding Fair hosted by Chafford Park in association with Creative Brides is scheduled for this weekend, 9th & 10th May 2015. Hopefully good weather but if not there is loads of space for all inside. 'Lottie' the ice cream...

Marryoke & the ice cream bike

Ice cream bike and a wedding marryoke, The Orangery, Turkey Mill. Ice cream cart for celebrations for Kent/East Sussex weddings.

Chafford Park Wedding Fair

We will be at the Chafford Park wedding venue on Saturday 9th May 2015. Creative Brides has teamed up with Chafford Park and Beautiful World Tents to host  ‘Vintage & Unique Wedding Fair Spring' on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May 2015.  With a carefully...

Corporate & social events

Outside events provide a blank canvas, only limited by ones imagination. Vintage and rustic charm in a field sets the foundations for you to build a unique themed venue for your evening entertainment. Are you ready for Summer 2015??

Bluewater Wedding Fair with Creative Brides

We will again be at the Vintage Village at Wedding Fair, Bluewater on Friday 30th January until Sunday 1st March 2015, Expertly organised by Creative Brides. Looking forward to seeing some familiar faces and some new ones too. An opportunity to view one of our cream...

Our new 2015 logo

Our thanks to Adam at Pixel Patch for creating our new logo for 2015. Pixel Patch is based in Kent and was brought to our attention via a 'Twitter' feed, we thought we would give it a go! A simple but symbolic design which will be incorporated in to our website in due...

Creative Brides Vintage Wedding Fair at Bluewater

You will find a fantastic array of exhibitor stands situated on the first floor accessed from the main exhibition centre. With the emphasis on vintage, but not exclusively, you will find a host of interesting and delightful products, accessories and ideas to make your...

Coltsford Mills, Oxted – Wedding open day

The good old British weather, unpredictable and changeable. That of course did not deter our presence at the Coltsford Mills RH8 9DG wedding open day on the Kent / Surrey borders in Oxted where the rain eventually made its presence known and being outside, we bore the...

Scotney Castle Wedding – Vintage Fair

The wedding fair organised by Creative Brides last weekend saw us there with both  'Lottie' and 'Poppy' Lots of photos were taken so we are hoping some of the professional photographers will allow us to use some of their images in due course. Great weather and lots of...

‘Lottie’ on Channel 4

During the Spring of 2014, We had the pleasure of being filmed alongside Phil Jupitus & Richard Ayoade in episdode 3 of of the popular Gadget Man series which was filmed by North One Television at various locations in Kent. With a number or re-takes shot, How many...

Creative Brides Wedding Fair at Scotney Castle

Our second year at this popular wedding fair where we launched our Pimms tricycle. Not a cart, nor a stall, Poppy The Pimms trike in all her regalia proudly displaying her wares alongside 'Lottie' the ice cream bike. It was such a busy two days and thanks to Claire...

Great British Weddings

Weddings can be as simple or as diverse as you want them to be and are only limited by imagination (and money!) With one of our traditional ice cream tricycles and real dairy ice cream made in Kent for desert, why not have a hog roast by' The Patriotic Pig'. Free...

Wedding locations in Kent

During the past year we have had the pleasure of attending the weddings at many different venues; from isolated meadows to church halls and from traditional Kent barns to magnificent castles, each and every one individual and such a special event. Kent and East Sussex...

Devils Kneading Trough, Wye

Filming for series 3, Episode 3 of Gadget Man which was filmed in various parts of Kent was screened on 8th September 2014. Whilst the quick firing wit of Richard Ayoade was fortunately edited, Phil was sick to the back teeth of ice cream by the time they had...

Captured unaware

    Wedding photographers - which ones to choose? We found ourselves appearing amongst the most amazing photos by Catherine Hill Photography, they captured so much emotion and expression at the wedding of Kathryn & Mike.#

The beauty of Kent & East Sussex

With the North Downs of Kent spanning many miles of scenic views across Kent & East Sussex, is it a wonder that a series as popular as #gadgetman has chosen to put Kent on the map. It would appear that Richard Ayoade, his guests and crew have been busy here in...

More than just a wedding fair

If you are not able to visit us at the Creative Brides vintage wedding fair at Scotney Castle,Lamberhurst, East Sussex on the 27th & 28th September, we will also be at Bluewater in October 2014.

Tractorfest 2014, Biddenden Kent

The weekend of 23rd August saw us at the 2014 Tractorfest with an array of vehicles and side shows too. Tractors old & new, steam powered trucks, and an old original dutch street organ sounding out familiar tunes, in its own and unique style which can only be...

Mountains Country House Hilldenborough

Congratulations to Emma & Steve who were married on  Friday 22nd August. Our ice cream trike was in position in prior to arrival and ready to serve. Following our attendance we received an email from the happy couple expressing their gratitude. A brief extract...

Preston Court, Canterbury Wedding

  One of the beauty of weddings are the venues themselves. The rustic charm of a traditional  Kentish barn always creates the perfect back drop for our ice cream bikes. We absolutely loved the very unusual and stunning features inside at either end of this barn....

Bluewater Wedding Fair – October 2014

With so many to choose from, which wedding fair will you visit this October? Visit www.theweddingfairs.com and quote WA34 for savings on tickets. We will be at the Creative Brides Vintage Village on 17th-19th October 2014 ..... Will you be there too?  

Here comes ‘Poppy’

All our bikes are shown the affection they deserve,  each with their own personality they are named to reflect both their sentiment and purpose. Our latest bike is 'Poppy', bright and vibrant and bursting with energy; certainly one to catch the eye. A first glimpse...

Knowle Country House, School Lane, Higham, Kent

Standing at the edge of the lawn adjacent to the Summer House, 'Lottie was pitched, dressed and prepared for the arrival of the happy couple and their guests. The imposing side aspect of this old country house provided adequate shade from the sweltering sun whilst we...

Todays Weather from Whitstable

With weddings booked many months (sometimes years!) in advance, the weather can never be predicted and you can only hope that on the day itself, Lady Luck is on your side. With downpours predicted , exposing 'Lottie' the pride of our fleet to the coastal elements was...

Congratulations to Jessica & Richard

Saturday we were in Fawkham, Kent where St Marys Church hosted the wedding to Richard & Jessica. Strategically planned by the bride to be to surprise the guests on their special day, with timing so critical.... and she arrived late!! We sneaked into position with...

Ratsbury Barn Vintage Wedding, Tenterden

  Congratulations to Natalie & Dave. The Kentish barn was absolutely magnificent and despite a few drops of rain the weather held out for them and everyone appeared happy and to be enjoying themselves. Whilst traditional and vintage games were played, a...

‘Capturing a moment of bliss’

Kerry (kerryannduffy.com) demonstrates her ability to catch us totally unaware at this Kentish vintage wedding. As the bride & her 'maids' start to enjoy their real dairy ice cream, @kerryannduffy captures a genuine moment of happiness and enjoyment. "Life is like...

Wedding fayres in the South East

RSS feeder driven update to provide the latest wedding fairs in Kent, East Sussex and the South East of England and include hotels,barns,mills,and castles.

Truly Vintage Wedding Ideas

A lush meadow in the heart of Kent, a Ti-pi marquee discreetly towering on the horizon filled with traditional rustic charm; and of course a traditional ice cream tricycle!!  Vintage weddings truly are a work of art; Such creativity & imagination are a credit to...

Cycling event – The Medway Big Ride?

Last year Medway Council approached Treats on a Tricycle, inviting us to attend this event with two of our Pashley cycles. 'Lottie', she's our favourite ice cream trike, stylish, with instant appeal, .and then we have 'Stanley' our bakers bike; he holds himself well...

A Gloriously Vintage Day Out 2014

We are really looking forward to our next event this coming Sunday May 11th 2014 at Mount Ephraim near Faversham, Kent. Vintage & retro Stalls and stands, an absolute must for anyone with a passion for anything vintage. Amongst other things, you will find: Cake...

Another School May Day Fair – Borden C of E School, Sittingbourne

'Stanley' the bakers bike was loaded with vintage style snacks and tagging along with 'Bertie' carrying his wares of vintage & retro sweets proved very popular. Always pleased to help with a good cause.  And not forgetting 'Lottie' the ice cream bike, who was also...

Happy Easter 2014 – Introducing ‘Stanley’ & Friends

Easter time has many meanings, to many different people. Regardless of this, it's a time when friends and family get together. For some, it is about celebrating the 'new beginnings' which the season of Spring brings with it. For 2014, this includes a new lease of life...

Have you got your copy yet??

Wedding magazines - There are so many to look at! Well at least the Creative Brides magazine is still available at Bridal & wedding shops across Kent & East Sussex. This is a great size, making it easy to fit in your bag and to retain for future referral.

Forth Coming Events

As the long hot days approach, there is nothing more refreshing than a cool, smooth and creamy ice cream. Not any old ice cream, but a high quality, gluten free dairy ice cream made here in Kent!! We will be attending a number of events, both large and small across...

The Moat Wedding Fair – Wrotham, Kent

On Saturday 22nd March 2014, Our traditional ice cream bike wedding hire service will exhibited at The Moat Restaurant, London Road, Wrotham near Sevenoaks, TN15 7RR. On display will be a wide range of wedding services and products so for some creative ideas and...

The story of ‘Bertie’

'Bertie' started life in Stratford-upon-Avon just like our bikes 'Lotties and 'Stanley'. Also hand built by Pashley, Bertie spent his early life on the streets of Yorkshire. Bertie did not have it easy; but he was a hard worker and if he wasn't out getting pulled, he...

First glimpse of ‘Bertie’

Visitors to the Bluewater wedding fair got the first glimpse of 'Lotties' new partner 'Stanley' . Stanley the 'Bakers Bike' will soon once again have a purpose in life. Refined and sophisticated 'Stanley' has a business partner under construction. This is a sneak...

Love is in the air!!!

It's all happening here !!! Getting ready for the Bluewater Wedding Fair, then St. Valentines day and to top it all, our ice cream bike 'Lottie' has just got herself a new partner. We are not publishing photos just yet but he is a fine & upstanding gent and comes...

Free Tickets – Bluewater Wedding Fair

Creative Brides have kindly offered a very limited number of free tickets to the Bluewater Wedding Fair on 7th - 9th February 2014 for us to give away, each ticket will allow free entry for up to two people and will be on a strictly first come first served basis. Get...

Wedding Fair at Bluewater near Dartford.

With Christmas now behind us, the focus in now on this years weddings. We have embraced the experience of Creative Brides and  we again join them for their latest wedding fair which is on the 7th -  9th February 2014. Located at the Bluewater Shopping Centre,...

Miss Great Britain Finalist meets Treats On A Tricycle

With just two weeks to go, I have been saving this so we can wish Ayo Sokole the very best of luck in two weeks time when she is off to Leicester on the 14th & 15th November 2013. Ayo, Winner of Miss  SUSSEX 2013 will be amongst the glamour & celebrity judges...

‘The Toast Master & The Tricycle’

When the 'Toast Master' was asked if he had a grip on things and was ready to go, he went straight to Treats On A Tricycle and quite literally, did just that!! I think he was in love with 'Lottie' - He just  couldn't keep his hands off her!!  An Ice cream bike and a...

Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fair

On Sunday 20th October, Our vintage ice cream bike will be on display at Herstmoneux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN. What's On magazine presents the  Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fair where a huge range of suppliers will be on display for you to discuss the...

The Final day at Hempstead Valley

It had been a long week with 'Lottie', our ice cream bike in all her glory at the shopping Centre here in Kent. 'Lottie' managed to diversify her style several times during the week demonstrating her ability to adapt to most venues and Wedding styles. Many thanks to...

Hempstead Valley – Kent ice Cream Bike on display

People continue to admire 'Lottie' and a lot of interest generated. Is 2014 the big year for weddings???  We had several enquiries regarding wedding bookings for next year and getting asked if we are available for Halloween. Tuesdays Vintage afternoon tea display was...

Hempstead Valley – Outside Savacentre

Wednesday - I was going to update you about Tuesday but I feel compelled t0 share with you a short story which I was genuinely touched by. Our 'Pashley' tricycle which I have named 'Lottie'  attracts attention wherever she goes and this week has been no exception. The...

First Day at the mall!!!

The first day at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre over and getting ready for tomorrow. We are outside Wallis ladies fashions, opposite Timpsons shoes & key cutting. Hopefully foot traffic from Sainsburys will draw attention but tomorrow is another day. The Kentish...

Come and say Hello!!

From Monday 30th September 2013, for one week only, Treats On A Tricycle will be at the HEMPSTEAD  VALLEY shopping centre near Gillingham, Kent attending the 'Small Holders Event'. We will be available to discuss with you your wedding or celebration plans and can...

Wedding Fair – Scotney Castle

A Vintage & Unique Wedding fair at Scotney Castle, near Lamberhurst. The weather was warm and the 'sample pots' of real ice cream went down an absolute treat.  Planning for a wedding can be daunting for some, with many attending with a complete and open mind of what...

Yesterdays Wedding

The wedding reception of N & P yesterday afternoon really was a lovely event.  The soloist... really did have the voice of an angel, absolutely fantastic, who was she ?? We attended with the requested 'Shabby Chic' tricycle, which was adorned by many and...

Hi from Treats on a Tricycle

Hi All,   This is just a quick not to say Hi, we are testing our new blog on the new website. Once we have got to grips with all this 'tech' stuff we hope to start blogging and keeping you up to date with all the events we will be attending, along with the...

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