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Petworth Players



UK
Petworth, West Sussex

Contact: Ruth Till: ruth.till@btinternet.com

Wanted to Buy

Jun 2016

I am the chairman of Petworth Players and we are looking to update our stock of costumes.
I would like to buy costumes, in particular adults costumes for Scrooge and Panto Dame.


Posted 12/06/2016

 

Michelle Chatwin



UK

Contact: michelle.chatwin@nationalgrid.com 07968 365977

Free to recycle

May 2016

Hospital scrubs tops and patients gowns (some unworn)


Posted 25/05/2016

 

Warminster School
www.warminsterschool.org.uk



UK
Warminster School, Church Street, Warminster BA12 8PJ

Contact: eharris@warminsterschool.org.uk

 

For Sale


May 2016

An amazing lion commissioned for 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' available to hire or buy. Made of plastazote so very light. Worn by three actors. Jaw opens and legs are jointed.


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Posted 22/05/2016

 

Demi Armstrong



UK
Newhaven, East Sussex

Contact: demiarmstrong@hotmail.co.uk

For Sale

May 2016

I have 400 costumes and hundreds of accessories for sale. Many of my costumes are from theatres originally and range from Henry the Eighth to Elvis Presley!
I bought the costumes only a few months ago in the hope of starting up a small business. Since then our circumstances have changed, so it's not going to be practical, but they will be perfect for someone who will have the time to either start up the business OR already has use for them e.g. theatres etc.
Many of the costumes are from theatres originally, and they came from a fancy dress shop in Hove that closed down due to retirement.
I am happy to be contacted through email anytime but will reply after 5 when I finish work.
We also have two manequins and three heavy duty clothes racks


Posted 04/05/2016

 

Musical Youth Company of Oxford

Musical Youth Company of Oxford
www.myco.org.uk

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UK
Oxfordshire

Contact: izzylewis@btopenworld.com

For Sale

May 2016

Production: 42nd St
24 gold sequinned skater style dresses in assorted sizes.


Posted 02/05/2016

 

The St George's Players



UK
London

Contact: via Twitter

Wanted

June 2016

Production: Oh What a Lovely War
any military uniforms that we could hire/borrow


Posted 04/04/2016

 


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Links to Professional Theatrical Costume Suppliers



Past On Vintage
Past On Vintage


www.facebook.com/pastonvintage

I own a vintage business in Croydon,Surrey. Past On Vintage is my vast warehouse that is full of ladies,men's and children's vintage clothing, accessories,homewear and furniture.
drama groups can come to for costumes, sets, furniture.
I both sell and hire out my collection.
I am adding a link to my Past On Vintage warehouse. There is a video on there which would give you an idea of the sorts of things I have in store.Lyzanne Barton-White
Past On Vintage Clothing and Accessories
07938461494
Lyzanne Barton-white lyzanne@icloud.com

 

BSP Wardrobe Hire & Haberdashery
BSP Wardrobe Hire & Haberdashery


www.bspwardrobehire.co.uk

www.facebook.com/BspWardrobeHire
www.facebook.com/BSPHaberdashery2014

My name is Kerry Jackman and I run BSP Wardrobe Hire & Haberdashery in Charminster, Bournemouth.

We have a huge stock of costumes available for hire , suitable for theatre and film and we design and make costume for all manner of productions. Our work in costume is also complimented by our retail fabric and sewing supply shop where we are able to offer large discounts to local drama groups for those that have in house costuming.

I look after all costuming needs for several long running production companies in and around Dorset and have won awards and many fantastic reviews for my designs.

please have a look at our website and facebook pages.
I have also started 2 facebook pages for anyone who is selling or buying vintage clothing and costumes - I do monitor and sell things on these pages however, they are open for all and we do not allow commission touting on the pages, it is just literally to buy and sell either costumes, or vintage clothing.

- Vintage clothing

- Costumes

Mrs Kerry A Jackman BA (Hons)
Senior Partner
BSP Haberdashery
Senior Partner / Designer
BSP Wardrobe Hire
317-319 Charminster Road Bournemouth, BH8 9QP
TEL: 01202 514624
info info@bspwardrobehire.co.uk

 

Jaspa


www.ninadesign.co.uk

My name is Angie and I run a business called Jaspa designing and making dance and theatre costumes.
I have had loads of experience and spent about ten years as part of a team of people working for NET (Nottingham Educational Theatre) base in Nottingham. Over the years there I was involved with not only costume design and making but also set design . This year Im celebrating thirty years in business and thought it would be a good idea to reintroduce myself to the dance and theatre groups in this area. Some of you will have heard of me but some may not. I am always looking for ways to enhance my services ,I know that some of you will have a net work in place already for your costumes but for those of you who find it difficult to make or find someone to make costumes for you (I have been told this can be extremely stressful) I can help. My prices are very competitive and I am always available to offer help and advice and this in itself can be good for someone stressing about an up and coming show. I also know the value of having a good fitting costume which can enhance performance.
Telephone 01623 656570 .
Email angela@angelawilliams5.orangehome.co.uk

 


www.fancydressball.co.uk

Fancy Dress Ball is a leading online retailer of fancy dress costumes and outfits.
Raglan Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 5QZ
Contact sales@fancydressball.co.uk
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www.lancelyn.co.uk

Lancelyn has been an active company since 1971, providing the very best equpipmemnt and advice! Drapes, Staging, Pyrotechnics, Lighting, Sound, Makeup, Paint and so much more.
See our hire site at www.lancelynhire.co.uk or our facebook at www.facebook.com/lancelyntheatresupplies
We are the complete theatre supplier so visit us today!
Hire 0151 555 3510 - Sales 0151 334 8991
Not on the website? Not in the catalogue? No problem!
If its not listed call me today, 0151 334 8991.
Lancelyn Theatre Supplies, Poulton Road, Bebington, Wirral CH63 9LN UK

 


www.marigoldcostumes.co.uk

Marigold Costumes is the largest costumier in Wales. 95,000 costumes and accessories in stock including vintage, uniforms, period and contemporary. Our costumes are regularly featured in major TV, Film & Theatre productions.
We also offer a huge range of ex-hire costumes for sale. Permanent Saleroom of ex-hire theatrical costume plus a stunning selection of haberdashery and vintage stock on sale at crazy prices.
Assuring you of 'a welcome in the hillside' as well as an excellent service - call, email or visit us. Orders also shipped by courier across the UK and Europe. Central Cardiff - free onsite parking, close to M4 and station.
02920 644664 info@marigoldcostumes.co.uk

 


www.somethingtheatrical.co.uk

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Something Theatrical Ltd
We have over 22,000 costumes in stock & staff with over 30 years of theatrical costume experience. We specialise in providing costumes for professionals, amateur drama groups, educational groups and individual hire. As our stock is huge we can offer full and part show costumes for Musicals, Operas, Pantomimes, Plays and Gilbert & Sullivan. We also offer a costume package price for Secondary Schools and Colleges, for more information about this please contact us directly.
Please book an appointment before visiting us.

Stephen Lowe
Something Theatrical Ltd, Building 4 Unit 6, Tameside Business Park, Denton, Manchester
Tel: 0161 3204345
email@somethingtheatrical.co.uk
www.somethingtheatrical.co.uk

 


Admiral Costumes
www.admiralcostumes.co.uk


86 Westbrook End, Newton Longville, Milton Keynes, MK17 0BX
01908 372504
info@admiralcostumes.co.uk

 


www.ultimatepartyshop.com

Ultimate Party Shop Ltd, 86 High Street, Cheltenham, Glos. GL50 1EG
Tel : 01242 524433
The Ultimate Party Shop Ltd, 4-6 Angel Place, Worcester, WR1 3QS.
Tel; 01905 745140.
Internet Orders: 01242 254480

 



www.fancydress.uk.net

131 Victoria Road, FERNDOWN, BH22 9HU
Lots of good quality costumes and single pieces. Characters, historical costumes, accessories.

 



Escapade
www.escapade.co.uk

150 Camden High Street, London NW1 0NE
020 7485 7384

 


Ariel Costume Hire
www.arielproductions.co.uk

We are pleased to announce a variety of theatrical costumes for hire.
See our website for just some in our range to wet your appetite!

 


Angels Fancy Dress

119 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2
020 7836 5678

 


Dressing Up Box
www.dressing-upbox.co.uk

Dunmow, Essex CM6 1HD
01371 875545

 


Mad World Fancy Dress
www.madworld-fancy-dress.co.uk

69-85 Tabernacle Street, London EC2A 4BA
0800 783 6582
1 Barns Court, Turners Hill Road, Crawley Down, West Sussex RH10 4HQ
0800 085 6959

 

Dress Circle Costumiers


www.dresscirclecostumiers.com


Costume Suppliers
Dress Circle Costumiers
Brook House, Maldon Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 3HY
Click here for map
Telephone: 01376 515500

 


Props 'n Frocks
www.fancy-dress.net

Unit 1, "Willow Acres", Rectory Lane, Battlesbridge, Wickford, Essex SS11 7QR
01245 327156

 


Wonderland Party
www.WonderlandParty.co.uk


Wonderland Party Fancy Dress, the UK's fastest growing online fancy dress costume store, where the customer comes first, the prices are unbeatable, and satisfaction is 100% guaranteed!. For any fancy dress party, the most important elements are the costumes that people wear. For this reason, Wonderland Party offers customers a large selection of fancy dress outfits. Whether they are for Halloween, Christmas, stag or hen nights, or any other fancy dress parties, you can be sure to find what you need with us.
Opening times: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays
Contact: sales@wonderlandparty.co.uk
or 0844 800 3959
SureShots Ltd trading as:
Wonderland Party, 1 Alvaston Cottages, Middlewich Road, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 6PB

 

Encore


www.encoreshowbiz.com

Encore The Show Business
Costumes, Accessories, Makeup, Workshops & Events
21a Brunel Road, SALTASH, Cornwall PL12 6LF
07715 557757
marilyn@encoreshowbiz.com
www.encoreshowbiz.com

 


Stage Style Costumes
www.stagestylecostumes.co.uk

Stage Style Costumes is a vibrant costume and properties hire service with a passion for theatre and film. From our costume collection of more than 4,500 items and experience of 40 years combined in both amateur dramatics and retail we can provide you with exactly the look you need. From Pantomime to Pinter, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers to Shakespeare, we've got you covered.
Come and visit us at our brand new unit in Kingswood, just 4 miles east of Bristol. We can be found above Burbage Joinery next to the Esso Garage. There is parking on site. 246a Soundwell Road, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 1PN
Opening hours: Viewings and fittings by prior appointment to suit.
Please call rob on 07929 963066 or Melody on 07739 364911 to discuss.
stagestylecostumes@gmail.com
website
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His n Hers Fancy Dress
www.hisnhersfancydress.co.uk

Fancy Dress Sales North East ~ Fancy Dress Costume Sales Newcastle ~ Costume Sales North East ~ Female Fancy Dress Newcastle ~ Female Costumes North East ~ Halloween Costumes Newcastle ~ Christmas Costumes North East ~ Mens Fancy Dress Newcastle ~ Childrens Ballgowns North East ~ Personalised Gifts Newcastle
01915641297
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website

 


Fancy Dress Fanatics
www.fancydressfanatics.co.uk

Theatrical quality costumes for hire in Bristol, including period costumes, pirates, clowns and circus themes, maids, and many other themes, plus some children's fancy dress for hire. We also provide a bespoke costume service along with our Bristol fancy dress hire.
212 Cheltenham Road, Bristol BS6 5QU
0117 329 0093
info@fancydressfanatics.com
website

 

Age UK Tameside

Costumes & Props


To support our work, we operate four charity shops across Tameside.
We can provide local theatre on a rental or sale basis, a range of goods and furniture to support their productions.
Not only does this enable us to support our local theatre but it also provides a great opportunity for us to generate income to support our charitable work.
Nigel Thompson
131, Katherine Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancs, OL6 7AW
0161 308 5015 - 07851 516783
ThompsonN@ageuktameside.com

 



Philip Whitfield Textiles
www.philipwhitfield.wix.com/textiles

A family run business who specialise in the sale of fabric, we can provide everything needed to make your dream costume!
1000s of fabrics available please contact us for more detail.
07580 234683
philipwhitfieldandsons@outlook.com
website
Philip Whitfield Textiles, Redmoor Mill, Buxton Road, New Mills,
High Peak SK22 3JT
T: 01663.746.220
F: 01663.746.158

 



Totally Fancy
www.totallyfancy.co.uk
Online Fancy Dress Shop

We are a family run business specialising in supplying quality fancy dress costumes and accessories and pride ourselves putting the customer first, providing excellent customer service. With our fantastic range of costumes and accessories we are sure you will find what you need for your occasion. New lines are added daily, if you can't find what you are looking for, send us an Email with the details and with our list of suppliers we will probably be able to source the items for you.
enquiries@totally-fancy.co.uk

 



Flash Fancy Dress
www.flashfancydress.com

Flash Fancy Dress, one of the North West's largest suppliers of fancy dress costumes wigs and accessories delivered straight to your door. Flash Fancy Dress holds thousands of accessories including wigs, hypoallergenic make up, feather boas, shoes and much more.
Contact: McWylie Ltd, 30 Ermine Road, Chester, CH2 3PL
Tel: 01244 409 353
Katy McDermot flashfancydress123@gmail.com


THEATRICAL MAKEUP

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 georgia_greene6666@hotmail.com )
Thank you very much
Georgia Greene

Abi Thomas



UK
Norwich, London

Contact: 07514305031
ali54@me.com

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

the makeup artist


Contact: amandagreen.uk@virgin.net

- Phone: 0208 325 0121
Professional Make-Up Artistry. It's a great career. We provide all the training you need and more to work in all areas of make-up.
Professional Kit and certificates provided - Training course12 weeks starts 1st October 2012
Amanda Green, make up artist and designer to some of the most famous faces on TV has created intensive professional makeup artist courses for anyone interested in learning the art of makeup. Amanda has worked in the media industry for over 25 years and some of her clients include artists such as ,Graham Norton, John Malkovich, Alicia Silverstone, Alesha Dixon, Ricky Gervais, Beverley Knight, John Barrowman, Jay Sean, Tom Jones, Isabella Rossellini etc., the list goes on...
If you are interested in becoming a make-up artist, you are creative or have a natural flair for either make up or hair and would like to train to become a session/media makeup artist then these courses are for you.
Our tutors are experienced working makeup artists/ designers and media professionals working in HDTV, Film, Theatre, Fashion, Advertising & Music videos and therefore the perfect people to help advise you on starting out in your new career. At 'The Make Up Artist' you will learn the skills and techniques to equip you ready to work.. After students have completed their course, we keep in touch with any opportunities that might arise for work experience and where possible help graduates find and secure work.
We will help you as much as we can to ensure you get the best possible start in your new career.

Cloud Nine

Algorfa, Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain Email: careylisahayes@hotmail.com

Makeup is Art by Jana Waru Ririnui - 16.00

Makeup is art. Every face is a blank canvas and every brush stroke creates something magical. Makeup enhances natural beauty but also builds confidence for everyday life. Jana Ririnui, makeup artist and founder of AOFM, and Lan Nguyen, makeup artist and creative director, have come together with a team of other top industry professionals to create a book dedicated to inspire other makeup artists, those wishing to enter this exciting career and anyone who wants to experiment with, and develop, their makeup looks.

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Quote 'DGMAKEUP' at the checkout to receive a 10% discount - only available to Drama Groups visitors.

Face of an Angel

Face of an Angel

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We have recently started promoting and selling make up made by a company called Younique which is extremely good quality and some of it's products we thought make up artists might be interested in.

A lot of the make up is water proof and hard wearing which would be good with the heat from the theatre lights and are perfect for covering marks, for example if you need a tattoo covered.

Please contact us via our website or Facebook pages