Vintage Pram Fan

For Fans of Silver Cross and all Vintage Prams

  • Pram walk – May

    I have been advised that the date of the Pram walk at Rochester is FRIDAY 2 nd MAY not Saturday 3 rd as I was informed earlier. Please check earlier posts for more pram events.

  • PRAMTASIA 2014 -”THE” Pram Event of...

    Pramtasia 2014 – don’t miss out on THE PRAM EVENT OF THE YEAR   why not visit the website http://www.pramtasia2014.com/ and have a look at what is on at this pram event to be held on Saturday 12th July 2014 between 10 am and 6 pm at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard, Kent.   This event has been organised by three ladies, Beth, Frances and Christine, who between them have a wealth of knowledge about vintage prams and after the success of two[...]

  • MORE PRAM EVENTS 2014 throughout the UK

    Here is an updated list of pram events for 2014, if you are organising a pram walk and would like to add it to this list please visit the website www.vintagepramfan.com and leave a comment ********************************************************* The Pantiles Pram Walk in Royal Tunbridge Wells Kent…12th April The Rochester Pram Walk, Kent…Friday 2 nd May – please note amended date. The Canterbury Pram Walk, Kent…17th May The Dulwich Park Event…31st May The Tonbridge Carnival, Kent…22nd June Pramtasia 2014, Kent…12th July The[...]

Pram walk – May

Posted by Lucy On April - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

I have been advised that the date of the Pram walk at Rochester is FRIDAY 2 nd MAY not Saturday 3 rd as I was informed earlier. Please check earlier posts for more pram events.

PRAMTASIA 2014 -”THE” Pram Event of the Year.

Posted by Lucy On April - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Pramtasia 2014 – don’t miss out on THE PRAM EVENT OF THE YEAR   why not visit the website http://www.pramtasia2014.com/ and have a look at what is on at this pram event to be held on Saturday 12th July 2014 between 10 am and 6 pm at Chatham’s Historic Dockyard, Kent.   This event has been organised by three ladies, Beth, Frances and Christine, who between them have a wealth of knowledge about vintage prams and after the success of two[...]

MORE PRAM EVENTS 2014 throughout the UK

Posted by Lucy On April - 10 - 2014 0 Comment

Here is an updated list of pram events for 2014, if you are organising a pram walk and would like to add it to this list please visit the website www.vintagepramfan.com and leave a comment ********************************************************* The Pantiles Pram Walk in Royal Tunbridge Wells Kent…12th April The Rochester Pram Walk, Kent…Friday 2 nd May – please note amended date. The Canterbury Pram Walk, Kent…17th May The Dulwich Park Event…31st May The Tonbridge Carnival, Kent…22nd June Pramtasia 2014, Kent…12th July The[...]

Reborn Baby Dolls

Posted by Lucy On April - 9 - 2014 0 Comment

As many of you like to display a reborn baby in your vintage prams I thought you may be interested in some dolls shows which are taking place throughout the UK. Doll shows are great places to buy a reborn as you can see exactlywhat you are buying and talk to the reborn artist who will be happy to explain about their work . Reborning is an art and it is essential to buy from a reputable reborner, this will[...]

Updated 2014 Pram Events

Posted by Lucy On April - 5 - 2014 0 Comment

Here are some pram events for 2014, if you are organising a pram walk and would like to add it to this list please visit the website www.vintagepramfan.com and leave a comment *********************************************************   NEW BRIGHTON PRAM WALK Sunday 11th May I received this message via the website, about an event being organised by Chris Priest. “Hi my name is Chris and I have just organised my first pram walk, from New Brighton outside the theatre, to Vale Park, where[...]

Pram Events 2014

Posted by Lucy On March - 29 - 2014 2 Comments

At the beginning of April I will be publishing  a list of this year’s pram events, in the UK and elsewhere, so if anyone is organising one and would like to publicise it please e mail details to me please by 31 st March, e mail to vintagepramfan@hotmail.co.uk     If you are in Perth, Western Australia, there is an event this weekend Sunday 30 th March, at the Guildford Heritage Fair, Guildford, from 10 am until 4 pm, plenty[...]

Pram events 2014

Posted by Lucy On March - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

At the beginning of April I will be publishing  a list of this year’s pram events, in the UK and elsewhere, so if anyone is organising one and would like to publicise it please e mail details to me please by 31 st March, e mail to vintagepramfan@hotmail.co.uk     If you are in Perth, Western Australia, there is an event this weekend Sunday 30 th March, at the Guildford Heritage Fair, Guildford, from 10 am until 4 pm, plenty[...]

Faded hood and apron – fabric spray paint

Posted by Lucy On March - 19 - 2014 19 Comments
pram in sun

I often get enquiries about using  fabric spray on a faded hood or apron, so here is an earlier article on this topic for those new to the joy of owning a vintage pram:   Recently a lady rang to ask my advice about her pram, so off I went to see if I could help. The pram is a Silver Cross Tenby, black coachwork and black hood and apron, a change from the usual navy blue. When this lady[...]

Pram bags for vintage coachbuilt prams

Posted by Lucy On March - 8 - 2014 3 Comments
jackie yellow pram and bag

This item appeared on my website some time ago, but as a lot of you keep asking where to obtain a pram bag I am repeating it. On older prams it was usual to have a pram bag which matched the hood and apron and fixed beneath the handle, shopping trays were a more recent addition in the seventies. These bags were box styled, with a zipped top and sometimes a flap at the front for things such as door[...]

Minuet carrycot2

How many of you remember the carrycot and transporter prams which were popular throughout the sixties and seventies? I had one for my own babies, as well as a “big pram” of course. The carrycot was perfect for using when the babies were newborn as the carrycot could be placed inside the large cot at night, it could be taken on visits to relatives or friends and was ideal for shopping instead of having to leave the pram outside. Carrycots[...]