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  1. Halloween Make Up Kits

    Halloween is not all about the costumes, most of the magic happens when you break out the make-up and face paints! If you’re looking for new and exciting ideas to take your Halloween costume to the next level, then look no further! Check out our extensive range of Halloween make up kits. Day Of The Dead New for this year we have a whole host of Day of the Dead make-up kits available. Consisting of black, red and white face paints and black detail pencils, you can really run wild with your designs. If you want to get creative try some rose details and decorative spider webs to make your make-up unique. If you’re not such a dab hand with face paint, then definitely go for the Smiffy’s Day of the Dead make-up kit which has handy little stick on designs! Continue reading →
  2. 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 →
  3. 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 →
  4. 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 →
  5. Top 10 Ladies Halloween Costumes

    Halloween comes around every year, but that doesn't mean choosing a costume is easy! OH NO! We have such a huge range that even we struggle to pick, so here is a handy countdown of our most popular ladies costumes for Halloween.   Zombie Cheerleader This is a brain munchingly good costume! We love to zombify everything for Halloween and this is always a popular choice. It’s light, it’s comfortable and it’s covered in blood and the addition of the broken rib latex piece makes it that more gory! You even get the black and red pom poms in this costume so let’s cheer out Z.O.M.B.I.E!   Fever Devil Take them to hell and back in this sleek new dress! Unleash your dark side and rule the underworld with an iron fist. This stunning wet look dress has flame print and puff sleeve details to make you really stand out in a crowd; you even get some shiny devil horns to match. Finish off your costume with a devil trident and some red hot stockings! Continue reading →
  6. Talk Like A Pirate Day 2015!

    Talk Like A Pirate Day 2015!
    Arrrrrgh you ready for Talk like a Pirate Day?! This Saturday 19th September people around the world will be doing their best Captain Jack impressions and drinking plenty of grog so get involved! What is Talk Like a Pirate Day? Well as you can image, it’s not the most serious of celebrations and it is not recognised as an official holiday. But that hasn’t stopped Talk like a Pirate Day from becoming an international phenomenon celebrated by people across the seven seas! It’s a chance to get together with your friends, dress up in pirate gear and have a good time. Many people will hold pirate parties or head down to the nearest dock or beach for some pirate themed events. Continue reading →
  7. 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 →
  8. 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...
  9. Waterloo Comes To Bournemouth

    Waterloo Comes To Bournemouth
    Sweeny Entertainment presents “Waterloo” the best of Abba tribute show! On Sunday 6th September Bournemouth Pavilion will be alive with glitz asWaterloo it becomes a sing-a-long paradise with all of Abba’s greatest hits! Since smashing The Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with their hit Waterloo, Abba went from strength to strength. They transformed over night from a little known Swedish pop group to an international sensation! Even 40 years on they remain a household name worldwide and the songs are still as popular today. Who doesn’t know the words to “Dancing Queen” and “Take a Chance on Me”? Their success wasn’t just limited to the music industry either, as shows where created to incorporate their songs, like the world famous musical “Mamma Mia” which was also made into a film in 2008. Continue reading →
  10. 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...
  11. Bournemouth Air Festival 2015

    Bournemouth Air Festival 2015
    From Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd August we welcome back the best event of the summer. Bournemouth Air Festival is returning with a huge and impressive line up of shows and displays to look forward to! Air festival Now, we Brits don’t need much of an excuse to hit the beach, but Bournemouth Air Festival can draw a crowd from far and wide. Since it began in 2008, the air festival has not stopped growing. Not only do the organisers give you a spectacular show year in, year out, they also help raise money for charities chosen by the armed forces. This infamous event has even been voted the best tourism event in the country and was voted gold by Visit England. Continue reading →
  12. 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 →
  13. 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 →
  14. 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!        
  15. I've Got A Bad Feeling About This

    Nerdageddon strikes again! From the guys that bring us Southampton’s best film and comic conventions, we present “I’ve Got A Bad Feeling About This” the ultimate Star Wars event! Get yourself down to the Oasis Academy on the 8th August for a whole host of nerdy fun and games! Now if you’re a lover of all things Star Wars then you will probably have heard of Nerdaggedon. They are a Southampton based events team that deals with all things nerd. These are the lovely bunch that brought us Southampton Comic Con this year and last and also the annual DefCon events. With all of their growing success new and shiny events are popping up left right and centre, like their Nerd Mart where you’ll be able to go to find comics and collectables at bargain prices! Continue reading →
  16. 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 →
  17. 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 →
  18. Grease Is The Word!

    Grease Is The Word!
    Grease The Musical is coming to Bournemouth Pavilion from the 21st to the 25th July. Get your tight trousers and flick combsGrease at the ready for this smash hit show! BBLOC presents the action packed journey of young lovers Danny and Sandy along with the cool T-Birds and Sassy Pink Ladies and everyone at Rydell High. You’ll be jiving in your seats to the unforgettably catchy songs like “Summer Nights”, “You’re The One That I Want” and of course, “Greased Lightning” It’s a rock and roll party filled with 1950’s pop culture that you absolutely cannot miss! Ticket prices start at £17.20 so treat the whole family to a show they’ll never forget. Continue reading →
  19. 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...
  20. Bourne Free Does Broadway!

    Bourne Free Does Broadway!
    This year’s Bournemouth pride parade is going to be an extravaganza of glitz and feathers as Bourne Free Does Broadway! FromBourne Free the 10th-12th July the people of Bournemouth come together to celebrate LGBT community in a way only they know how! What Is Bourne Free? In 2004 Bourne Free was created when news spread that an organisation was coming to Bournemouth to preach that homosexuality is wrong. The gay community banded together to stand against them and celebrate their diversity and to hold Bournemouth’s first gay Pride march. Since then the event has flourished and grown into a huge three day party to bring everyone in the community together. Continue reading →