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  1. Trooping the Colour 2014!

    Trooping the Colour 2014!
    Trooping the Colour 2014 Calling out all patriotic Brits or any proud-to-be British person, trooping the colour is upon us! The Queen's Birthday parade will be held on 14th June 2014 on Horse Guards Parade. This is a special and honoured tradition held every year to honour the current King or Queens' birthday, their Unofficial Birthday, mind you. Trooping the...
  2. Avengers Movie Theme – The Perfect Fancy Dress Idea?

    Avengers Movie Theme – The Perfect Fancy Dress Idea?
    Avengers Black Widow CostumeSometimes it can be challenging to come up with a fancy dress idea for a party. There are so many different themes that have really been overdone, so you want to think of something original that will not be tired and boring. However, you don’t want to choose anything that is too difficult or obscure. Your guests should at least be familiar with your fancy dress theme, or they won’t know what to dress as. Stuck for ideas? What about an Avengers Movie Themed Fancy dress party? The Avengers is a very popular film franchise and an important party of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film “The Avengers” came out in 2012 and was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film was written and directed by the legendary Joss Whedon and includes an ensemble cast featuring Chris Evens, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Renner and Cobie Smulders. Continue reading →
  3. FIFA World Cup 2014

    FIFA World Cup 2014
    FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil The start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is only a day away! For those footie crazed fans out there it's unmissable. An event many have anticipated for the past 4 years. Now it's finally upon us. The first match kicks off tomorrow at 21:00 and it's Croatia vs. Brazil! The World Cup is officially...
  4. Celebrate D-Day Anniversary with 1940s Fancy Dress

    Celebrate D-Day Anniversary with 1940s Fancy Dress
    June 6 of 2014 marks the 70s anniversary of the Normandy Landings, also known as “D-Day” or “Operation Neptune”. This was the largest seaborne invasion in history and it was the act that began the invasion of Western Europe by the Allied Troups, which was then under German occupation. This invasion led to the Allied victory in the war. Continue reading →
  5. Summer Ball 2014

    Summer Ball 2014
    Summer Ball 2014 With tickets for this year’s Bournemouth Summer Ball all sold out there is only one thing left to do… COME TO HOLLYWOOD! Whether you’re a fresher or a seasoned summer ball goer you will know that it is the biggest fancy dress event on the student calendar which makes it all about the costumes. Just a glimpse...
  6. June 2014- Start of Summer!

    June 2014- Start of Summer!
    Welcome June 2014! See what's going on in this gorgeous start of Summer month! Make sure you are up to date with all the party months! The brilliant month of June marks the start of BBQ's, beach parties and of course festivals! No wonder we love the Summer. What's Happening this June?! Starting us off on June 1st is the...
  7. Maleficent 2014 Movie Release

    Maleficent 2014 Movie Release
    "The princess shall indeed grow in grace and beauty, beloved by all who know her. But... before the sun sets on her 16th birthday, she shall prick her finger, on the spindle of a spinning wheel - AND DIE!" - Maleficent, Disney's 1959 'Sleeping Beauty'. One of the most beloved Fairy Tales of all time is coming back to our...
  8. Fun Fancy Dress Ideas for Your Hen Party

    Fun Fancy Dress Ideas for Your Hen Party
    So you are planning a hen party before your big day? Why not get a little bit silly and wear a Fancy Dress costume? Getting dressed up for your hen party can be a lot of fun and will bring you and your girlfriends plenty of laughs. However, you don’t want to get dressed up in the same old boring fancy dress costumes. There have been a million nurses, Playboy bunnies and French maids on hen parties, so why not wear something more creative and interesting? If you are looking for some inspiration, here are some fun fancy dress ideas: Continue reading →
  9. Stand Out Suits - NEW

    Stand Out Suits - NEW
    Do you like to stand out when you’re on a night out? Well now you can do it in style with these brilliant new Stand out suits from Smiffys. These tailored suits come in a huge range of prints and colours, so you’re sure to find one that is just right for you. For the bargain price of £49.99 you...
  10. X-Men Film Offers Plenty of Fancy Dress Costume Inspiration

    X-Men Film Offers Plenty of Fancy Dress Costume Inspiration
    If you are looking for fancy dress costume inspiration for your next party, why not look to the silver screen and be inspired by the newest X-Men film? The excitement is building in the lead up to the release of the “X-Men: Days of Future Past” film, which will be released on May 22nd, 2014. Continue reading →
  11. Bournemouth 7s 2014

    Bournemouth 7s 2014
    It’s that time of year again boys and girls! Bournemouth 7s 2014 is on the horizon, it’s so close we can feel it and here at Hollywood we are certainly feeling the excitement! Get ready to witness the strongest sports teams in the country go head to head to prove they are the best. This year will see fierce competition in the sporting arenas and fierce fancy dress too with a zoo party and lederhosen theme! So ladies, don that leopard print cat suit, break out the Bavarian beer wench dress! Guys get your lederhosen on and prepare to monkey around because this is going to be mega! ANIMAL THEMED - Bournemouth 7s Continue reading →
  12. PARTY PONCHOS - BRAND NEW COLLECTION!

    PARTY PONCHOS - BRAND NEW COLLECTION!
    British weather… don’t we just LOVE it? Well now you really can with this amazing new range of party ponchos created by our biggest supplier just in time for the festival season! This beautiful British summer you can battle the elements in true style with these fun, colourful and waterproof animal design ponchos. The perfect accessory for every festival goer, these ponchos are light and compact so will fit in even the smallest of luggage cases. You can even attach the case to your belt and be ready to whip out when the bad weather strikes! They all come with a front pocket for your essentials or even your umbrella if you’re facing a serious down pour! Continue reading →
  13. Ten Fun Ideas for a Fancy Dress Theme Party

    Ten Fun Ideas for a Fancy Dress Theme Party
    Looking to host a fancy dress get-together, but don’t want it to be just like every other party? These creative ideas will make your fancy dress theme party even more fun! 1. Nostalgic Television Characters summer ball fancy dress hollywood bournemouthBring back the memories of your childhood years by dressing like a television character from your youth – it’s a great conversation starter and makes for a memorable party. Continue reading →
  14. May the Fourth Be With You On Star Wars Day

    May the Fourth Be With You On Star Wars Day
    May the Fourth just might be the geekiest day of the year, this holiday has developed thanks to a clever play on words. Star Wars Day is an unofficial holiday in May that honours the much-loved space science fiction franchise Star Wars, created by director George Lucas and our team have already been having some fun as you can watch below. Continue reading →
  15. Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser!

    Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser!
    Thursday 8th May is a date for everyone’s diary because The Real Brothers are back! For those of you aren't quite sure on who these delights are they host the biggest and best parties around! Celebrate and help fund-raise with this brilliant Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser! Here at Hollywood we love hearing these guys are back in Bournemouth, filling Cameo with students, fun and the best music around. Continue reading →
  16. May The 4th Be With You!

    May The 4th Be With You!
    A few days from now in a shop not so far, far away, several new versions of our favourite star wars character costumes are waiting to be worn. Here at Hollywood we’re ready and waiting to fulfil all of you Star Wars shaped needs. We have it all from the deluxe, movie quality hire costumes to the brand new second...
  17. How to Dress for a Roaring 20s Theme Party

    How to Dress for a Roaring 20s Theme Party
    One of the hottest themes for a fancy dress party at the moment is a 1920s look – especially after the release of the popular film “The Great Gatsby”. So if you want to recreate the look of the Roaring 20s, what should you wear to that big event? The 1920s was a very fun time when it comes to...
  18. New Vintage Hire Costumes Sale Rail!

    New Vintage Hire Costumes Sale Rail!
    We have an exciting new sale rail at our Castle Lane Store! This fantastic 'Vintage Hire Costumes Sale Rail' is located on our bottom floor at our Castle Lane Branch, on Castle Lane West. This genius new rail is not only a BARGAIN but a brilliant way to get your hands on an authentic/ vintage fancy dress costume! These fabulous and...
  19. How to Prepare for an Easter Themed Fancy Dress Party

    How to Prepare for an Easter Themed Fancy Dress Party
    Easter is coming up soon – are you ready? This holiday originates from an old Christian festival and it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after he was crucified. It is preceded by Lent, which is a 40 day period of prayer, fasting and penance. Easter occurs every year on the first Sunday after the full moon following...
  20. Student Traffic Geek Chick Night 2014!

    Student Traffic Geek Chick Night 2014!
    Do you have your Geek Costume for the Student Traffic Geek Chick night at the old fire station (Bournemouth) on 10th April (Tomorrow) yet?! Completely Nerd out in style with our fantastic Geek and School day accessories and costumes! This fantastic night is for students and one of the most memorable nights of the year! https://www.facebook.com/events/1476715729208513/ So grab a friend...