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  1. FANGS FOR HALLOWEEN!

    FANGS FOR HALLOWEEN!
    Know your gnashers! Fangs are a staple Halloween accessory for a whole host of costumes so it’s important to get the right ones for you! Full Set If you ever went trick or treating as a kid you will know all about the plastic full set fangs. Quite often these will come in a set with fake blood. These are a little plastic mouth piece that you fold in half and place over your own teeth to give the illusion of fangs. If you’re after something cheap and easy, these will serve you well; just don’t expect to be able to talk too much with them in. These tend to be better for kids as swallowing them is pretty much impossible. Continue reading →
  2. Blood! Blood! Gallons of the stuff!

    Blood! Blood! Gallons of the stuff!
    This Halloween gore is in and here at Hollywood we have made sure we’re ready for the flood! We have just about every kind of fake blood you can imagine so we’re here to tell you what the best blood is for you! We even have some new ranges this year so keep your eyes pealed. FAKE BLOOD Ok, ok, I know it’s ALL fake blood, but if the packet says “Fake” or “Vampire Blood” this is just your run of the mill fake blood, it's not very thick but it’s good for people on a budget or if you’re pouring it onto your costume. This stuff WILL sell out no matter how much we have in stock so be sure to pick it up as soon as possible! GEL For those true Halloween enthusiasts you’ll be in need of gel blood! This is the good stuff; the stuff that drips like real blood would, making it perfect for adding to face make-up and fresh looking wounds. For the most part all brands of gel blood have precision application tips so you can get it into the corners of your mouth and into the cracks and crevices you make in your wounds without the mess or fuss of the conventional blood tubes. Continue reading →
  3. Day Of The Dead

    Day Of The Dead
    The huge new theme for Halloween 2015 is Day of the Dead! The Mexican celebration of Dia de los Muertos has spread far and wide in recent years Day of the Deadand now Halloween will be overrun with sugar skulls! What is Day of the Dead? Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican festival held to remember loved ones who have passed. Typically you will see an abundance of colourful flowers, highly decorated skull ornaments or sweets and plenty of candles on alters in homes. It is believed that on October 31st the gates of Heaven are opened so that the spirits of children may return to their families on 1st November and then the adults on the 2nd. Happy spirits are said to bring good luck and protection to their loved ones so a lot of time, money and effort is put into the celebrations each year. Continue reading →
  4. Curves Are IN This Halloween!

    Curves Are IN This Halloween!
    Curves! Finally curvy ladies of the UK can unite as a whole new range of full figure fancy dress is unleashed for Halloween! Now if you’re a fuller figured lady, you’ll know that shopping can be hard at the best of times, but Halloween fancy dress can prove your worst enemy! Most of the pretty ladies costumes are reserved for the size 8-10 or 12-14, very few are made in larger sizes, but all of that is about to change. Gone are the days of having to settle for a few accessories, gone are the days of disappointment when you find a beautiful costume that only comes in SMALL! Continue reading →
  5. Top 10 Halloween Costumes For Men

    Top 10 Halloween Costumes For Men
    Halloween is nearing and it's time to start thinking about your costumes! Here's a handy top 10 to take the headache out of choosing something that's just right for you! Phantom Of The Opera Steal her heart in this classic phantom of the opera inspired costume. The deep red shirt is beautifully detailed with black filigree and an attached cravat. Also included in this sophisticated Halloween costume is the metallic mask and artificial rose to help you seduce the ladies. Grim Reaper The grim reaper is always a huge hit as its simple, it’s bold and it’s a bargain. The classic black robe can be dressed up or down for any style you’re comfortable with. For the guys who like to keep it simple, just add a scythe and you’re away! If you like to go all out with your Halloween costume, jazz up your reaper with ghoulish face paints and skeleton gloves to complete your look. Continue reading →
  6. Ringwood Carnival 2015

    Ringwood Carnival 2015
    Ringwood carnival Ringwood Carnival has come around once more so make sure you get down to the humble market town on Saturday 19th! There will be so much to do for all the family and of course a parade in the afternoon and evening to see. What To Expect From Ringwood Carnival? Continue reading →
  7. Bestival is Back!

    Bestival is Back!
    This week the Isle Of Whight is the place to be as Robin Hill springs to life for Bestival! From Thursday the 10th to Sunday the 13th hop on a ferry and party in the Summer of Love. What To Expect From Bestival? Bestival is always a firm favourite for festival goers. There is so much to see do and hear...
  8. Hollywood's Poole Grand Opening!

    Hollywood's Poole Grand Opening!
    Hollywood Fancy Dress Are Taking Poole By Storm! The Hollywood family continues to grow and expand as we open a brand new store at the heart of Poole in The Dolphin Centre. Come along and support us at our grand opening on Saturday 29th August from 10am. There will be plenty of goodies up for grabs so don't miss out...
  9. Weymouth Carnival 2015!

    Weymouth Carnival 2015!
    It’s great to see Weymouth holding on tight to their traditions and to show that the carnival is here to stay they will be making 2015 a year to Weymouth Carnivalremember! On Wednesday 19th August, the streets will be alive with excitement. What To Expect From Weymouth Carnival? This year's procession will be setting off from the ferry terminal and head down to Lodmoor Country Park. If you’re still thinking about entering this year, it’s not too late as they will be accepting entries right up until carnival day, so grab your friends and get involved. This year, for the first time ever, there will not only be a carnival Queen and Princess, but there is also going to be a King and Prince too! Continue reading →
  10. The Supreme Queen Concert Show

    The Supreme Queen Concert Show
    If you love Queen then, this month you need to see Champions of Rock! The Supreme Queen concert show will be in Bournemouth for one night only Queenon 27th August at The Pavilion, so grab your tickets now! Queen! This year marks a huge milestone for Queen fans worldwide, with the 40th anniversary of the Bohemian Rhapsody tour. In celebration Champions of Rock will be belting out your favourite classics like “We will rock you” “A kind of magic” and “We are the champions”. This is a tribute that is second to none; with even Freddy Mercury’s mother saying that it is “The next best thing” to the original, what more of a compliment could a show receive? Continue reading →
  11. Hollywood Is Taking Over Poole!

    Hollywood are proud to announce that we are expanding to the Dolphin Centre in Poole! Recruiting now! Watch this space!        
  12. James Bond Spectre

    James Bond Spectre
    Daniel Craig will be returning to our big screens as Britain’s most charismatic action hero, James Bond, for the fourth time running! On October 26th cinemas across the country will be full to rafters as people flock to see Spectre. Since 1962 people have been kept on the edge of their seats by thrilling action, amazing gadgets and a sprinkling of gorgeous women. Sean Connery was the first in a long line of hunky actors to play the daring super spy and women wanted him, men wanted to be him. Roger Moore held the 007 title for the most movies with a total of 7 under his belt, let’s see if Mr. Craig can rival him! Spectre will be the 24th James Bond movie to be released, which is a real testament to the staying power of such a strong and cunning character. We can’t wait to see what will be next for Mr Bond! Continue reading →
  13. Camp Bestival Goes Wild!

    Camp Bestival Goes Wild!
    It’s time to GO WILD! Camp Bestival is returning for the 8th year running and with head liners like Professor Green and Clean Bandit, you know it will Camp Bestivalbe one to look forward to this July! What Is Camp Bestival? Camp Bestival is the sister festival to Bestival held annually on the Isle of Wight. From the first event in 2008 it has won multiple awards including Best New Festival in its first year and Best Family Festival four times since! What more excuse could you need to treat the whole family? Set in the idyllic grounds of Lulworth Castle on Dorset’s famous Jurassic coast, you couldn't pick a better spot for a relaxed family festival experience. As always, there will be plenty to see and do for all ages including an enormous kid’s area where they can enjoy arts and crafts, circus workshops and go-carts! Continue reading →
  14. Swanage Carnival And Regatta

    Swanage Carnival And Regatta
    Prepare for a whole week of family fun and excitement with Swanage carnival and regatta! From Saturday 25th July to Saturday 1st August there will be non-stop entertainment that everyone can enjoy so come on down! A Little History The event dates back all the way to the mid 1800’s when it was a sailing regatta, after many years a...
  15. Harry Paye Day 2015

    Harry Paye Day 2015
    Arrrr! It’s that time of year again land lubbers! The Pirates of Poole are taking over the Quay for Harry Paye Day!Paye The Pirates of Poole are a local community group striving to keep the maritime history of Poole alive and they also hold events to raise money for local charities and causes. In 2006 they began an event to celebrate Poole’s most famous and notorious pirate of all and thus Harry Paye Day was born! The day was such a success that it became an annual celebration. Who Was Harry Paye? Harry Paye certainly made a name for himself in the 15th Century, so much so that you still hear the tales to this day. Both Paye and his ship, the Mary , appear in the Kings records as being a transport to Spain, but the Spaniards marked him as a thief. He is said to have stolen the gold cross from the Church of Finisterre... We wouldn’t put it past him! Paye became notorious for burning the Spanish city of Gijion, home of his lover Countess Isabel. All of his terrible escapades drove the Spanish to seek revenge on the dreaded Arripaye! In 1405 passing Spanish and French Galleys discovered that Poole was the home of their nemesis and unleashed a deadly fighting force upon the town. When Harry Paye got wind of destruction to his home and that his brother fell in the horrific battle, he took action! He gathered a fleet of ships and captured French and Spanish cargo vessels, seizing copious amounts of booty, including rather of lot of high quality wine. Paye took the cargo back to Poole and shared it with the town’s people in hope that it would ease the suffering that he bought to them. According to the stories they feasted and drank for days after. Continue reading →
  16. Hollywood's New Video!

    Hollywood's New Video!
    Check out our brand new video! If you need fancy dress, Hollywood is the place to come! If you need balloons, we've got you covered! Just about anything you could need for a party all under one roof, why go anywhere else? Visit Hollywood Hollywood really does have omething for everyone so why not pop in and see us now...
  17. Summer Ball Costume Ideas!

    Summer Ball Costume Ideas!
    It’s time for the biggest end of year blowout on the South coast! We bring you SUBU Summer Ball 2015 and it is set to be HUGE! You've Summer Ballgathered your friends; you've got your tickets now all you need to do is get your costumes! Summer Ball! Having fun in fancy dress is what Summer Ball is all about so make sure you get yourself ready as soon as possible. There is no set theme for Summer Ball fancy dress so you can literally be whoever and whatever you choose! The possibilities are endless and there is no limit on how creative you can be. As you can imagine, we've seen some really great Summer Ball costumes over the years and are proud to say that we've contributed to a lot of what you see while you’re partying it up! We thought it was only fair to give you some ideas and pointers to help you choose your fancy dress for this year’s SUBU bash. Continue reading →
  18. Summer Ball 2015!

    Summer Ball 2015!
    The days are getting longer and warmer and once again it's time to get ready for the legendary Bournemouth Summer Ball!Summer Ball What Is The SUBU Summer Ball? This renowned event has now been running for over 20 years, raising funds for the Bournemouth Student Union and giving students the opportunity for an epic end-of-semester blowout! This year it will be held on Saturday the 6th of June and with the site open for a full on 10 hours, running all the way through Sunday morning. There will be a whole host of entertainment at this year’s ball which will boast a huge music show on multiple stages, with the likes of Sigma, Sunset Sons and Artful Dodger to look forward too! The site will also be alive with colourful tents, plenty of food stalls and the highlight of the night, towering fun fair rides! It’s the perfect combination to make the night truly memorable so bring it on! Continue reading →
  19. Bournemouth 7's Festival

    Bournemouth 7's Festival
    Come and join the largest sport and music festival in the world! It’s back and bigger and better than ever! I am, of course, talking about Bournemouth 7'sBournemouth 7’s Festival. What Is Bournemouth 7's? Every year on the last Bank Holiday weekend of May, thousands gather for the biggest festival Bournemouth has to offer and this year will certainly be no exception! Over 30,000 visitors attend Bournemouth 7’s each year and it’s easy to see why. With a whole array of sporting events for local teams to take part in and a huge party atmosphere, it’s every student’s dream! Bournemouth 7’s Festival was launched in 2008 by Diamond Sporting Group and very quickly became known as “the sporting Glastonbury” There are almost 400 teams going head to head in rugby, netball, hockey and dodge ball tournaments so there will be nonstop sporting action all weekend. Continue reading →
  20. Hollywood’s Grand Opening! The Party Is Back!

    Hollywood’s Grand Opening! The Party Is Back!
    Here at Hollywood we could not be more excited to be opening the doors of our brand new Weymouth branch! On Friday 27th February Hollywood will be re-launching “The Party Shop” and you’re invited! Weymouth thought the party was over when their beloved Party Shop closed its doors at the start of the year, but the Hollywood team are here...

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