Costumes

 

Costumes

We recommend that you book your order in good time to avoid disappointment.

Biblical

We can provide costumes for adults and children in any of the following categories.

Christmas Nativity (Birth of Jesus)

E.g. Mary, Joseph, shepherds, wise men, Herod, Roman soldiers.

Easter

E.g. Roman soldiers, Jesus, God, Mary, Mary Magdalene, Peter and any of the disciples, Pilate, priest and Pharisees, emperor.

Pentecost

E.g. Tongues of fire scarves, disciples, dove.

Other Biblical Costumes

Assyrian, Philistine, Joseph’s dream coat, Egyptian etc.

Historical

We have many costumes in the following historical periods:

  • Biblical – All biblical persons available, from Noah and the animals through to Jesus and the disciples, costumes for Christmas / Easter / Pentecost – including props.
  • Greek and Roman – including senators, slaves, high-born ladies and soldiers.
  • Medieval – from serfs to lords and ladies, kings and queens.
  • Robin Hood and his merry men.
  • Tudor and Elizabethan (from poor to posh including Henry VIII and his six wives & Elizabeth I and her courtiers).
  • Victorian – Ragged school children and teachers, rich adults and children. 
  • Early Victorian through to turn of the century, including characters such as Florence Nightingale and Crimean War soldiers.

Twentieth century costumes

  • Edwardian
  • Twenties (flappers)
  • Thirties (other than uniforms)
  • World War Two (including evacuees, and teachers’ costumes and some uniforms)
  • Forties (utilitarian)
  • Fifties (including ‘New Look’ and teddy boys)
  • Sixties  (flower power)

We also have smaller quantities of costumes and resources in the following historical periods.

  • Anglo Saxons, Viking and Egyptian; we are beginning to develop a larger collection
  • Normans (some knights and ladies plus serfs)
  • Stuart  (royal and peasants)
  • Georgian  (early and later)
  • Regency
  • Seventies (psychedelic)
  • Eighties (power dressing and glamour)

Pantomime

We can help you dress as:

  • Cinderella
  • Aladdin
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Peter Pan
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Old Mother Hubbard
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
  • Dick Whittington
  • Snow White
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • Babes in the Wood
  • Puss in Boots

Costumes for schools

We can dress most historical periods if your school is having a history day.

We also have ethnic costumes for Around the World Days.

If you have a curriculum day which needs theatrical costumes or props to illustrate we can help (e.g. an Indian day needing lots of sarees).

We have many book character costumes for Literature Days.

If your school is doing a performance of any production we will try to help with costumes. Phone us and find out what we have.  If you are doing a musical we have costumes and props for the following:

  • Aladdin
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Annie
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Bugsy Malone
  • Grease
  • HMS Pinafore
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Mary Poppins
  • Oliver
  • Peter Pan
  • Pirates of Penzance
  • Snow White
  • The Lion King
  • Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (Willy Wonka)
  • Wizard of Oz

Costumes Notice:

We cannot do fancy dress for private parties. However, we can do:

  • Book Week Characters for literature events
  • Character costumes for charitable events
  • Pantomime and fairytale characters
  • Historical re-enactments

We do not lend for Halloween.

Christmas Nativity (the birth of Jesus) costumes 

Due to these always being in high demand, we lend these costumes out on a first come first serve basis and clients will be put on a waiting list in the order they come in. 

We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

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