Events

Our Events team scoops our fabulous flavours at more than a hundred of the best summer venues and events each year across the South of England and into the London parks. Download our free App to locate your nearest event!

We currently hold the ice cream concessions for the Dorset County Show, Yeovil Show, Romsey Show as well as the RHS Cardiff Flower Show.

We have been awarded the highest accolade of 5 stars for our food safety standards by Purbeck District Council. In addition to a high standard of cleanliness, we are fully insured and accredited including:

  • SALSA
  • £10 million in product and public liability insurance
  • Robust food safety management systems

DEMOGRAPHIC APPEAL

Purbeck Ice Cream’s target audience are the 35-plus demographic. Our ice creams are also aimed at families who are looking for a luxury treat whilst on holiday. Our company story shows great providence and our ice creams are visually appealing to the eye and exude high quality and natural flavour.

We have flavours for the mature palate including Rum & Raisin, Salted Caramel and Berries & Clotted Cream, whilst our Honeycombe Hash, Raspberry Ripple and Mint Choc Baby Chip have greater appeal to the younger generation.

Our events fleet tend to see our most successful turnover at shows with a more mature audience such as the three major RHS Flower Shows; as well as popular family festivals like Camp Bestival and Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival.

OUR EVENT VEHICLES

We can provide up to 8 units, the details of which are shown in the table below.

Unity Quantity Unit Description
4 Scooping Vans Branded Parlour Van
1 Soft Ice Van Branded Whipped Ice Cream Van
3 Branded Gazebos With Scooping or Tub Freezer

PRODUCT RANGE

Our scooping event vehicles will offer our most popular flavours. Our ice cream is served in good quality branded British waffle cones, gluten free cones or recyclable cardboard tubs.

Our soft ice van offers a whipped real dairy ice cream, made from exactly the same ingredients as our award winning Madagascan Vanilla (60% Purbeck whole milk and 22% Dorset double cream). As well as a selection of the most popular flavours available in our 125ml tubs.

We also sell 100% Real Fruit Frenzy lollies.

TEAM

  • We provide Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene training for all our unit supervisors.
  • We provide basic food hygiene training for all our event buddies during induction
  • Each van has a file on board for reference pertaining to our food safety management systems
  • Our customer facing staff are dressed in branded livery (polo shirts, aprons and jumpers) in addition to smart / comfortable complementing clothing

Is there an event in your area?

RHS Cardiff Flower Show

07 – 09 April
Bute Park, North Road, Cardiff, CF10 3DX
https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-flower-show-cardiff

Love Food Live Great Missenden

14 – 17 April
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9AE
www.lovefoodlive.co.uk/

Taste Chocolate

16 April
Sansovino Hall, Bristol Habour Hotel, Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT
www.tastechocolate.co.uk/

Easter Food & Craft Fair

17 April
Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, BH7 7AF
http://www.afcb.co.uk/news/article/2016-17/black-label-events-host-easter-fayre-at-vitality-stadium-3574636.aspx

Surrey Food Festival

22 April
Old Deer Park, Richmond, TW9 2AZ
http://www.surreyfoodfestival.com/

A-Fest

23 April
Andover High Street, Andover, SP10 1LJ
http://afestandover.co.uk/

Exeter Food Festival

29 April – 01 May
Exeter Castle and Northernhay Gardens, EX4 6PD
http://www.exeterfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk/

Brighton Foodies Festival

29 April – 01 May
Hove Lawns, Brighton,BN3 2PE
http://foodiesfestival.com/event/brighton-hove-lawns/

Love Food Live Mapledurham

29 April – 01 May
Mapledurham House, Reading RG4 7TR
http://www.lovefoodlive.co.uk/

Dorset Venison Festival

29 April
Post Green, Lytchett Minster,BH16 6AP
http://dorsetvenisonfestival.org/

Downton Cuckoo Fair

29 April Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3NG
http://www.cuckoofair.co.uk/

Dorset Knob Festival

30 April Kingston Mauward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
www.dorsetknobthrowing.com/

Swanage Diesel Gala

05 – 07 May
Station Road, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EJ
http://www.swanagerailway.co.uk/events/detail/diesel-gala-and-beer-festival-2017

Rat Race Dirty Weekend

05 – 07 May
Burghley House, Stamford Linconshire, PE9 3JY
www.ratrace.com/dirtyweekend/

Christchurch Food & Drink Festival

06 – 07 May
Festival Village, The Quomps, Christchurch, BH23 1AU
www.christchurchfoodfest.co.uk/

Hamble Food Festival

06 May
Foreshore Car Park, Hamble, SO31 4JE
www.hampshirefarmersmarkets.co.uk/market-locations/?market=25

Jurassic Beast

06 May
National Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk/

Salisbury Artisan Market

07 May
The Market Place, Guildhall Square, Salisbury,
SP1 1JH
https://www.facebook.com/Salisburyartisan/

Lyme Regis May Fete

07 May
Anning Road Recreation Ground, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3DZ
www.lymeregiscarnival.co.uk/events/may-fete-lyme-regis/

Bristol Foodies Festival

12 – 14 May
Durdham Downs, Bristol BS9 1FU
www.foodiesfestival.com/bristol-food-festival/

Sparsholt College Countryside Day

13 May
Sparsholt College, Westley Lane, Sparsholt, S021 2NF
http://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/events/countryside-day/

Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival

14 May
Tollgate Park, Shaftesbury, SP7 8JE
https://www.foodevents4u.co.uk/shaftesbury-food-festival

Springtide Festival

20 – 21 May
Beach Road, Burton Bradstock, Dorset, DT6 4RF
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/d338779f-1ab9-4a03-8a35-c67292db46f2/pages/details

Highcliffe Revival

20 – 21 May
High Street, Christchurch, Highcliffe, BH23 5DZ
www.christchurchfoodfest.co.uk/whats-on/highcliffe-revival-food-festival/

Urban Village Fete

21 May
Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London, SE10 0ES
http://weareurbanvillage.co.uk/about/

Alresford Watercress Festival

21 May Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 9JG
http://www.watercressfestival.org/

Ibstock School May Fair

21 May
Ibstock Place School, Clarence Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5PY
http://www.ibstockplaceschool.co.uk/Forthcoming-Events

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

23 – 27 May
Royal Chelsea Hospital, Chelsea SW3 4SR
https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chelsea-flower-show

Bournemouth Sevens Festival

26 – 28 May
Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch BH23 6BL
https:/www.bournemouth7s.com/

Old Sarum Open Day

28 – 29 May
Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SD
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/old-sarum/events

Live at the Farm

28 May
Riverbourne Community Farm SP1 2SR
http://www.riverbournecommunityfarm.org.uk/events.html

Sherborne Castle Food Fair

29 May Sherborne, West Dorset DT9 5NR
http://www.sherbornecountryfair.com/

Steyning Country Fair

29 May Steyning BN44 3RF
http://www.steyningcountryfair.co.uk/

Wychwood Festival

02 – 04 June
Evesham Rd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH
http://wychwoodfestival.com/

Hatfield House Food Festival

02 – 04 June
Hatfield House, Hatfield , AL9 5NF
www.lovefoodlive.co.uk

South Hill Park Festival

03 – 04 June
Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA
www.southhillpark.org.uk/whats-on/festivals/

Headington Festival

04 June
Bury Knole Park, Oxford OX3 9HY
www.headingtonfestival.co.uk/

European FITASC Sporting Championship

08 – 11 June
Lulworth Castle, The Lulworth Estate, East Lulworth BH20 5QS
https://fitascuk.com/tag/lulworth-estate/

Hampton Court Palace Festival

07 – 22 June
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU
https://hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com/

European FITASC Sporting Championship

08 – 11 June
Lulworth Castle, The Lulworth Estate, East Lulworth BH20 5QS
https://fitascuk.com/tag/lulworth-estate/

Upton House Music Festival

08 – 10 June
Poole Road, Poole BH17 7BJ
http://www.uptonhousemusicfestival.co.uk/

Wimborne Folk Festival

09 – 11 June
Wimborne BH21 1EB
http://wimbornefolk.co.uk/

Salisbury Foodies Live

09 June
The Market Place, Guildhall Square, Salisbury SP1 1JH
https://www.salisburyfestival.co.uk/detail.php?id=460

Wimborne Folk Festival

09 – 11 June
Wimborne BH21 1EB
http://wimbornefolk.co.uk/

Cheese & Chilli Festival

10 – 11 June
Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch BH23 6AD
www.cheeseandchillifestival.com/

Kingston Mauward College Country Fair

11 June
Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PY
www.kmc.ac.uk/about-us/openday/

River Bourne Open Farm Day

11 June Riverbourne Community Farm SP1 2SR
http://www.riverbournecommunityfarm.org.uk/events.html

Taste of London

14 – 18 June Regents Park, London NW1 4HA
london.tastefestivals.com

Funk the Format

17 June Hove Park, Hove BN3 6LX
www.funktheformat.co.uk/

Waddesdon Feast

17 – 18 June
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH
http://www.waddesdon.org.uk/events/feast-festival-weekend-at-waddesdon

Funk the Family

18 June Hove Park, Hove BN3 6LX
www.funkthefamily.co.uk/

Cheese & Chilli Festival

24 – 25 June
War Memorial Gardens, Basingstoke RG21 3AA
www.cheeseandchillifestival.com/

Sherborne Jousting Event

24 – 25 June
Sherborne Castle, West Dorset DT9 5NR
www.sherbornecastle.com/events/

Abingdon Food Festival

24 June Rye Farm Meadow, Culham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3HP
http://www.abingdonfoodfestival.org.uk/

Beaminster Festival

25 June The Square, Beaminster DT8 3AX
http://www.beamfest.org.uk/

Bournemouth Sportive

25 June
Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch BH23 6BL
https://www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk/

Parsons Green Fair

01 July Parsons Green, New King Road, London SW6 4SA
http://www.parsonsgreenfair.com/

Winchester Hat Fair

02 July
Oram’s Arbour, Clifton Rd, Winchester SO22 5BU
http://hatfair.co.uk/

Broadstone Family Fun Day

02 July
Broadstone Recreation Ground off Lower Blandford Road BH18 8EA http://broadstonefieldsintrust.org.uk/broadstone-family-fun-day-community-picnic/

Salisbury Artisan Market

02 July
The Market Place, Guildhall Square, Salisbury SP1 1JH
https://www.facebook.com/Salisburyartisan/

Lymington Italia

02 July High Street, Lymington SO41 9AN
https://www.facebook.com/lymingtonitaliafestival/

RHS Hampton Palace Court Flower Show

04 – 09 July
Hampton Court Palace, London KT8 9AU
https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-hampton-court-palace-flower-show

Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival

08 – 09 July
Weymouth Old Harbour DT4 8EW
http://www.dorsetseafood.co.uk/

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

14 – 16 July
Tolpuddle DT2 7EH
http://www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk/

Yeovil Show

15 – 16 July
Yeovil Showground, Barwick, Yeovil BA22 9TA
https://www.yeovilshow.org/

Trowbridge Playdate

15 July Trowbridge Park, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge
BA14 7EH
http://activetrowbridge.co.uk/

Chenies Manor Flower Festival

16 July Chenies, Buckinghamshire WD3 6ER
www.cheniesmanorhouse.co.uk

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show

19 – 23 July
Tatten Park, Cheshire WA16 6SG
https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-flower-show-tatton-park

Curious Arts Festival

21 – 23 July
Pylewell Park, Hampshire SO41 5SJ ‎
www.curiousartsfestival.com/

Cheese & Chilli Festival

22 – 23 July
Shalford Park, Guildford GU4 8BL
www.cheeseandchillifestival.com/

New Forest and Hampshire County Show

25 – 27 July
The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7QH
www.newforestshow.co.uk/

Camp Bestival

28 – 30 July
Lulworth Castle, The Lulworth Estate, East Lulworth BH20 5QS
http://www.campbestival.net/

Swindon Chill Fiesta

29 July
Wharf Green, Swindon SN1 1LD
www.chillifest.net/swindon-chilli-fiesta/4581651818

Milton Abbas Street Fair

29 July
Milton Abbas, Blandford Forum DT11 0AT
http://www.miltonabbas.org.uk/street_fair/streetfair.htm

Swanage Carnival

30 July
Sandpit, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1LB
http://www.swanagecarnival.com/

Great Dorset Chilli Festival

05 – 06 August
St Giles Park, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5NA
http://www.greatdorsetchillifestival.co.uk/

Cheese & Chilli Festival

05 – 06 August
Lydiard Park, Swindon SN5 3PA
www.cheeseandchillifestival.com/

Poundbury Art Festival

05 August
Queen Mother’s Square, Poundbury DT1 3BW
http://www.dorsetfestival.org/

Dorchester One World

05 August
Borough Gardens, Dorchester DT1 1RG
https://www.facebook.com/Dorset.One.World.Festival/

Wessex Country Fair

06 August
Wilton House, Wilton, Salisbury SP2 8PX
http://www.wessexcountryfair.co.uk/

Salisbury Foodies

11 August
The Market Place, Guildhall Square, Salisbury SP1 1JH
http://www.salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk/f/foodie-friday-markets

Old Sarum Kite Festival

12 – 13 August
Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3SD
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/old-sarum/events

Summer Craft, Food & Garden Show

19 – 20 August Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne BH21 3AD
http://www.wessexfoodfestival.co.uk/entertainments.html

Cheese & Chilli Festival

19 – 20 August
North Walls Recreation Ground, Winchester SO23 7EG
www.cheeseandchillifestival.com/

Food Rocks

19 – 20 August
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3JF
www.hixrestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/food-rocks/

Canford Craft & Gourmet Summer Show
19 – 20 August
Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne BH21 3AD
http://www.wessexfoodfestival.co.uk/entertainments.html

Worthing Chilli Fiesta

19 August
Montague Place, Worthing BN11 3BG
www.chillifest.net/worthing-chilli-fiesta/4593512974

Buckham Fair

20 August
Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3SB
www.buckhamfair.co.uk/

The Big Feastival

25 – 27 August
The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire OX7 6UJ
http://www.jamieoliver.com/thebigfeastival/

Wokingham Festival

25 – 27 August
Elms Field, Wokingham RG40 2LD
www.wokinghamfestival.co.uk/

Alexander Palace Foodies Festival

26 – 28 August
Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
http://www.foodiesfestival.com/alexandra/

Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

26 – 27 August
Stock Gaylard Deer Park, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2BG
http://www.stockgaylard.com/the-oak-fair.asp

Old Sarum Open Day

27 – 28 August
Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3SD
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/old-sarum/events

Harmons Cross Gymkhana

28 August
Harmons Cross, Dorset BH19 3DZ
http://www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk/fieldday.html

Dorset County Show

02 – 03 September
Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7SD
http://www.dorsetcountyshow.co.uk/page/home

Romsey Show

09 September
Romsey, Hampshire SO51 9LQ
http://www.romseyshow.co.uk/

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

09 September
Sturminster Newton DT10 1DQ
http://www.cheesefestival.co.uk/

Fiery Food Festival

16 – 17 September
Victoria Gardens, Brighton BN1 1WN
http://fieryfoodsuk.co.uk/

Worthing Food Festival

16 – 17 September
Steyne Gardens, Worthing BN11 3DZ
http://www.visitworthing.co.uk/whats-on/major-events/worthing-food-festival

Fiery Food Festival

16 – 17 September
Victoria Gardens, Brighton BN1 1WN
http://fieryfoodsuk.co.uk/

New Forest 100

16 – 17 September
Somerley House, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 2DF
https://www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk/

Salisbury Food Festival

17 September
The Market Place, Guildhall Square, Salisbury SP1 1JH
https://www.salisburyfestival.co.uk/

Thame Horse & Country

21 September
Thame Showground, Kingsey, Oxford OX9 3JL
http://thamehorsecountrys.wixsite.com/home

London Wool Fair

24 September London Bridge EC4 R
www.sheepdrive.london/

Wimborne Food & Drink Festival

21 October
Wimborne Minster BH21 1JA
https://www.foodevents4u.co.uk/wimborne-food-festival

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