About Us 2018-02-20T22:59:25+00:00

Ice Cream Dreams is a family run business. Using our ice cream bicycles we cater for Weddings, Civil Partnerships, Corporate events, Country shows, Parties, Galas, and Fairs. It is owned and operated by Debbie Tilsley who is ably assisted by husband Steve.

We first had the idea of using the bike more as a fun and entertaining pastime. It doesn’t seem like much of a pastime when you are going flat-out  but it is still great fun.  Everyone who sees the bike wants to talk about it. It  gives people an extra reason to smile. In fact it went down so well we have bought another three to cover the demand.

Debbie and Steve first met on the miners strike in 1984.

Steve, a policeman with the Cambridgeshire Force met Debbie, a local girl from a small mining village, in the only pub the police were allowed to go to, in that area.

They have now been married for 31 years and have four children aged between 29 and 14.

Debbie has worked in the caring profession with young persons for many years. More recently she concentrates on voluntary work in the community.

When Debbie was a girl she used to help her dad working on an Ice Cream van in Chesterfield. He used to drive her to a pitch in the van and set her up, leaving her to it whilst he worked elsewhere. 

‘I used to get threatened with iron bars by rival Ice Cream vans if they thought we were on their area. I never thought that I would one day be serving Ice Cream again and actually enjoying it’.

Steve has now retired from the Force after 36 years. After stints as both a Chauffeur and as a security manager at the Wembley and Emirates Stadiums he is now concentrating on expanding the business.

‘I was always told that the older you get….the wiser you get.
I guess that’s true but I also believe that the older you get…. the dafter you get and that’s just the way it should be’ !!

Our bikes are traditional  Ice Cream Bicycles, a real show-pieces, which can be used equally both indoors or out. They are attended by smartly dressed serving staff. We are fully trained in food hygiene and fully insured.

We can decorate the bike however you want at no extra cost, to suit the occasion. Just let us know in advance and we will be happy to oblige.

Your guests will be surprised, delighted and impressed and leave with a lasting memory of the occasion. An Ice Cream Bike always causes much discussion and a great level of interest.

We serve only the finest Dairy Ice Cream from the award-winning Dennetts of Spilsby which is complemented with a range of delicious toppings.

We also offer the alternatives of Frozen Yoghurt or delicious Sorbet in a variety of mouth-watering flavours.

So if you would like to have the bike at any event or function you have planned please contact us for an informal no obligation chat or send us an e-mail via the contact us page. We will always strive to make your event even more special.

So if you like delicious Ice Cream just give us a ring today and we will do everything we can to help.