Move over 99 Flake, Virgin Red’s Mr Whippy floating truck serves up free cones with a spectacular van in the sky, raised by 99 red balloons.
The 15-foot-tall ice cream van will float above the South Shore on Wednesday, July 14, propped up by a sky full of red balloons, as Virgin’s new rewards club, Virgin Red, cooks up the classic Mr Whippy for all – with a touch of 99.
The never-before-seen floating ice cream van will take to the skies at Observation Point for just one day, challenging people to find out what makes their bubble burst with a delicious cone of their choice.
Virgin Red will serve ice cream all day with an amazing selection of red toppings, from traditional nuggets to chili flakes, with visitors invited to create a truly unique ice cream just for them.
Plus, the Virgin Red 99 Red Balloons truck will play the iconic ’80s song – reimagined by Virgin Red, re-recorded by Grace Carter – throughout the day, scoring a whirlwind giveaway of 99 Virgin Points.
98 people will walk away with 10,000 Virgin Points, while one lucky ice cream lover will earn one million Virgin Points, giving the winner a year of fabulous rewards * which could include the following highlights:
- Virgin Atlantic round-trip flights to New York
- Monthly deliveries of virgin wines
- Two tickets to watch Gary Barlow in the exclusive Virgin Red Room private suite at the AO Arena
- Two tickets to see Jamie with London Theater Direct
- A three night stay for two at the Kasbah Tamadot of Virgin Limited Edition in Morocco
- A summer Virgin Voyage Weekdaze sailing from Portsmouth
- Plus regular donations to Carbon Engineering and over 10 charities in partnership with Virgin Red
Kelly Best, Director of Marketing at Virgin Red, says: “This summer we wanted to bring to life how the awards really revolve around the members of Virgin Red by creating a truly unique South Bank London experience inspired by our brand new film. ‘Find What makes your bubble jump?.
From sausage rolls to spaceport tours, Virgin Red has over 150 amazing rewards and experiences for anything that makes your bubble pop, so what better way to flaunt it than with a summer ice cream extravaganza. customizable, but also truly memorable. “
Virgin Red is the common thread that connects the Virgin family, where members can earn and spend Virgin Points, from the little things that make life better, to awesome extraordinary experiences. Virgin Red also makes it easy to support local communities, charities and the environment.
Virgin Red celebrates its members for living a more virgin life – giving them exclusive access to rewards from the Virgin family and beyond. It’s super easy for members to earn and spend Virgin Points – Virgin’s universal currency that never expires. Virgin Red has made earning points super easy, with just two clicks members can earn points on their daily spend with over 45 retailers and more being added every day.
To sign up for Virgin Red, go to: https://www.virgin.com/virgin-red or visit Observation Point, 56 Upper Ground, South Bank between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday July 14.
Dated: Wednesday July 14
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: Observation Point, 56 Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1 9PP