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Jennifer Kelly

County Down, Northern Ireland,

Contact: 07759766795 For Sale

Sept 2015

I have over 100 dresses mostly 2 piece most of which are new.they are bridesmaid /evening dresses which I am willing to sell for about £300 approx.there are many sizes and could be easily altered for performances.I am just enquiring if any drama grouped would be interested.
Posted 30/09/2015


Thimbleby & Shorland

Reading Auction Centre, Gt. Knollys Street, Reading, RG1 7HE

Contact: Sue Wheeler
or Tel: +44 (0)118 950 8611


For Sale by Auction

Saturday 26th September at 9.30am


We will be auctioning off in excess of 1000 ex-hire theatre and fancy dress costumes at our auction house on Saturday 26th September at 9.30am.
Viewing is on Friday 25th September from 10.30am to 4.30pm and on the morning of the sale from 8.00am.
Alternatively by appointment.
Please call me if you have any further questions about the sale.

Posted 15/09/2015


Tony Bontoft

South Lakeland

Contact: 01539 728000


For Sale (nominal charge)

Sep 2015

A selection of hats, including top hat, pith helmet, naval hats, Scots bonnets, etc.

Posted 15/09/2015


Turnstones Drama Group

Bangor,Northern Ireland




Oct/Nov 2015

set of peasant dresses for pantomime chorus .Adult sizes in a variety of sizes.

Posted 09/09/2015


Solomon Artistes


Contact: Anita Houser


For Sale

September 2015

Bugsy Malone
I have some tshirts and badges leftover from a few years ago.
They were actually made for a london production so no logos of a society or anything.
I've got 80 size 12-13 which is 152cm height and 36 size 9-11 which is 140cm height and hundreds of badges



Abergavenny Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (JUNIORS)

Monmouthshire, Wales



Wanted to Hire or Buy

22nd – 31st October 2015

Return To The Forbidden Planet
Costumes required for children/teenagers for the above production. 42 on stage.

Posted 01/09/2015


John Brown

South Lakes

Contact: or 01524 782066


Wanted hire or purchase

August/September 2015

A Vicars Vollar
I live in the south lakes and I entertain friends and groups I am involved with purely on an amateur non profit basis. In October I have to do a sketch involving dressing up as a vicar. As a result I need either to hire or purchase a vicars collar, can any one help please? Contact by e-mail or phone :-

Posted 29/08/2015


Charlette Ball

Cheltenham in Gloucestershire




August 2015 onwards

'Get Involved' with Hair, Makeup & Wardrope Department

I would like to work or volunteer within a drama group, school or society.

I am a freelance hairdresser and I concentrate on event styling mainly. Most recently I was working at Cheltenham Park Hotel doing hair styling for their weddings and events. I am currently studying an extensive makeup course, in order to expand my training I am looking for more experience within events and theaters. I was wondering if you could help with this aspect by working with the hair, make-up and wardrobe department. I have done some work experience at the Welsh National Opera working with the wig department on a period production. I also worked on a short fashion film for barkers clothing doing the hair styling. After doing more styling for events and productions I found my love for Hair and Makeup styling in the theater, it would be my dream job.

My name is Charlette Ball. I'm 27 years old and I live in Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. I am originally from Jersey in the Channel Islands. I qualified in hairdressing in 2010 in Cardiff, there I also competed further expert training.I am qualified in Indian Head Massage and also had some experience with sports massage. If you would like more information on packages I offer on Indian Head Massage please go to my website.

Charlette’s Hair Artistry and event styling is professional and affordable, with over 5 years experience. From race meets to weddings I can help you look your best for that special occasion.

Please look at my website for more information or alternatively any of my social media sites.



Touchwood Theatre Company / DJR School of Performing Arts

Plymouth, Devon

Contact: or 07958813540


Wanted to Hire

September / November 2015

Peter Pan (DJR) - Jack and the Beanstalk (Touchwood)
Need an Old English sheep Dog for Peter Pan early September and the Giants costume used at St Blazey last year for Late November for Jack and the Beanstalk

Posted 16/08/2015


Oxfordshire Drama Wardrobe Collection

Unit 25, Steventon Storage Depot, Hanney Road, Steventon OX13 6AP

Contact: 07704 283983 or


For Sale

Sat 26th September 10:00am to 4:00pm

Open Day
Refreshments and Costume sale rail

Posted 14/08/2015


Mossbourne Academy

Hackney, London

Contact: or 07969315138


Wanted - will buy if in budget or borrow or donated

start of October 2015

Production: Joseph
can you help?? We are producing a performance of Joseph and require any costumes / set / props that you may have available. We are a hard working staff that need support to give our children the best chance of experiencing high quality theatre.
We want to produce the highest quality we can to allow the children to express themselves through theatre. We think this is very important hence my post. Of course our budgets are tight and we are a non profit making school. We need help......
Prepared to travel anywhere to collect
Can you help us achieve this.
Please please help if you can.

Posted 08/08/2015


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Links to Professional Theatrical Makeup Suppliers / Artists

Make-Up Artist
I have recently became a fully qualified Make-Up Artist after studying Level 3 Make-Up Artistry at Worcester College of Technology and the areas I covered are; Theatrical, Fashion, Media, Casualty, Face Paining, Body Painting, Bridal, Day, Evening and Special Occasion. I am currently volunteering to do any Make-Up that Drama Groups may need for performances, shows or anything else! I am available to either do one offs or I can commit to groups to do regular Make-Up including at rehearsals and I am free most evenings to do this.
I am looking to build up my experience so all of the Make-Up I do wont be at any cost, as it will be a great help for me too!
If you know of anyone who may be interested please get in contact through this email address )
Thank you very much
Georgia Greene
Abi Thomas

Norwich, London

Contact: 07514305031 Voluntary Work Wanted

Jan 2014 onwards

I am writing to you to enquire whether there is any possibility of obtaining some voluntary work experience working alongside the makeup artists within your theatres. I am 18 years old and currently a student at City College in Norwich, having completed an extra year taking some additional GCSE's. I am now on the Hair and Media Make-Up level 2 Diploma course, following which I intend to apply to the London College of Fashion to study for a BA (Hons) in Hair, Make-up & Prosthetics for Performance.

Above you will see some samples of recent pieces of my work which I have achieved single handed through hours of research and practice, all of which was self taught. I have had many compliments on my work including a retweet on one of my photos on twitter from a walking dead fan page. I have also been asked by many people to do their makeup for fancy dress parties and events.
I live locally, and would really like to broaden my knowledge by shadowing someone already working in the industry ( I am happy to do this on an unpaid basis).
I would welcome the opportunity to show you some pieces of my work and to discuss any opportunities you may be able to offer me.
I look forward to hearing from you,

Posted 08/01/2014

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