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Medieval Musicians/Reenactors

Notts/Derbyshire border

Wanted - to buy preferably

July 2014

Looking for a realistic full bear suit for Medieval dancing bear scenario.

Posted 30/07/2014


Cosmopolitan Players

Sheffield South Yorkshire

For Sale

July 2014 ongoing

several full costumes and wigs that fall under the description of cosplay. These pieces have been used for performances at sci fi and anime conventions. There are many different variants. The young people buy, commission or make the outfits themselves. They would like to sell some on to fund new materials for future performances. The costumes can be taken whole or split up as required. Many include wigs. Please feel free to contact me for a full list of costumes, photos and prices.
Thank you, Lisa.

Posted 15/07/2014


Sue Thomas

Billericay, Essex

For Sale

12th July from 10 am onwards

Costume sale ! so many to choose from !
Hi everyone . My name is Sue Thomas and I am a Drama Teacher and professional actress .
I wanted to let you know that we are holding a fabulous Costume Sale at Lake Meadows 12th July from 10 am onwards .
This is to raise funds for Billericay Arts Festival , so please come along and buy a costume or two .
We have from 18 months upwards . top hats fairies Goth fairies, 1960s clothes , ....characters such as Dorothy .. etc
I have many all with accessories to wear at our Picnic In The Park on the 20th July a free family festival again at Lake Meadows in Billericay .Shakespeare Snippets will be performed on the day come along its going to be fabulous !

Posted 06/07/2014


June Bailey


Wanted to Buy

September 2014

Victorian dress size 18 please not expensive please
need it for Country Weston charity week in September
Country Weston is the theme for the event

Posted 30/06/2014



West Lancashire


5 July 2014

Guys and dolls
Hi, we desperately need mission costumes for guys and dolls.
It is a childrens production
Can anyone help?

Posted 04/06/2014

Anne Kelly

Barnsley, S. Yorks

Contact: Please phone 07565 351449 or

First week of June 2014

Grease Costumes
The show is the first week of June and any items of Grease costume would be much appreciated, mainly Pink Lady Jackets, Prom dresses, cheer leader outfits, lads jackets and baby doll pyjamas.

Posted 02/05/2014

Musical Youth Company of Oxford


Contact: Isobel Lewis on 07976 246967 or
For Sale

April 2014

‘Guys and Dolls’ Costumes For Sale
8 pink basques and tutus (2 small (8 – 10) , 2 medium (10 – 12), 2 large (12 – 14) and 2 extra large (14 – 16) used for ‘Hot Box Girls’ in ‘Take Back Your Mink’. £80.00

16 pink and yellow checked tie-knot shirts used in ‘Bushel and a Peck’ - 5 x Size 14, 6 x Size 10 and 5 x Size 8. £2.00 each or £25.00 for the lot.

Posted 27/04/2014


515 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlon, Manchester M21 8AQ

Contact: Tel: 0161-881-0888
For Sale

Sunday 13th April from 12pm until 5pm

FANCY DRESS SALE - Celebration in Chorlton Manchester
Invitation to our annual fancy dress sale. We have over 200 ex-hire costumes, children and adults which we are selling off to make room for new outfits. The costumes will start from £3.00 each Our sale will be held at our shop on Sunday 13th April from 12pm until 5pm There will be offers on the day also, such as, buy three £3 outfits for £7.50 and three £5.00 outfits for £12.00 etc....
We would love to see you on the day, Come along and have a browse. I'm sure some of the outfits will come in handy for you!
Sharon McCarthy

Posted 01/04/2014|

Callington Prim-Raf

Callington, Cornwall

Contact: / 01579 383717
For Hire

Fri 11 / Sat 12 April 2014

Costume Showcase
We are putting on an evening to display some of our huge costume wardrobe. We hire out for Fancy Dress, Costume Events and many other things, so come along and see what we have available.

Posted 03/03/2014
Dress Circle Costumiers

Brook House, Maldon Road, Witham, Essex, CM8 3HY

Contact: 01376 515500
For Hire

Jan 2014

We hope that planning for your next 2014 season production is progressing well.
Dress Circle hopes to be included in your scoping exercise & to assist you in selecting your preferred costume supplier you are invited to review our website -
The Show Images tab will provide a flavour of our costume stock for many of the shows.
We appreciate that production team members often prefer to view the costumes in person & extend an obligation free invitation to visit our premises for a viewing appointment.
Please feel free to ring to confirm an appointment or discuss costume requirements either full or part set for the next show.
Please join us on either Facebook or Twitter.
Best wishes
Jan & Rachel

Posted 14/01/2014

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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.

I have attached 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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