Welcome to The Essence of Vintage

The EofV will assist with all your vintage needs. Specialising in  vintage tea parties and vintage styling for any event.

Meet Mr & Mrs EofV

Hello & Welcome to our little piece of vintage heaven! We are Mr & Mrs EofV, and we created The Essence of Vintage together over 5 years ago. When creating our business, we wanted to create a one-stop shop of all things vintage you may need for your special occasion. We are passionate about all things vintage, and we love taking people back to the 1940's & 1950's. 


Using our authentic vintage crockery & props we create traditional vintage tea parties for any occasion! We make all of our Homemade Afternoon Teas ourselves, using fresh seasonal produces. We adore attention to detail and making things personal to you, rather than just mass produced products, we pride ourselves with one off unique vintage items.  

What we have to offer...

  We offer our beautiful collection of vintage crockery and accessories for hire for any occasion. Including Weddings, Christenings, Birthday parties, Hen parties and the list goes on. We can cater for up to 500 guests, and have all the trimmings to compliment your tea party, from bunting and vintage doilies to vintage suitcases and vintage birdcages.  

We also have our vintage 'Tea party in a Trunk' package. Where you and your guest's can indulged in our delicate finger sandwiches, homemade savoury treats, scrummy homemade cakes, cocktail by the teapot or lashing of our wide range of Twinings Tea, which is all served on our quintessential English crockery. We deliver and set up everything for you to enjoy from the comfort from your own home or venue!

 Our ‘Travelling Tearoom’ is perfect for any event… Vintage Fairs, County & Craft Shows, Classic Car Shows, Tattoo Conventions, Village Fetes, the possibilities are endless! We have all the props and decorations to bring your event to the 1940s & 1950s... Our pop up tearoom has everything we normally offer but on the move! We have the facilities to serve outside too, which is ideal for outdoor weddings & events! 


  We have a range of vintage treats and favour’s on offer for your guest’s to carry on the experience of your special day. Some of this range includes our Candy Floss Machine & Favour bags, Vintage Style Popcorn Machine, Traditional Sweet Bags & More! With personalised hand stamped luggage tags as an additional little touch.  

  All of our packages include our 'Washing Up Service' to guarantee a stress free experience and to ensure that all you have to worry about is enjoying yourself!  

We are based in Barkham just outside of Wokingham, and do delivery for free that is within a 10 miles radius of The EofV home. There will be a charge for longer distances but we cover the whole of Berkshire & parts of Oxfordshire.

Contact Us

Better yet, let's speak over a pot of tea!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit us! Just pop us a email or give us a call for any of your enquires.

The Essence of Vintage

Barkham, Wokingham, England, United Kingdom

07562 640929

By appointment only.

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