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  1. Rock Out! Let's Rock Southampton 2014!

    Rock Out! Let's Rock Southampton 2014!
    Let’s Rock Southampton! The ultimate 80’s festival is hitting Southampton common this summer! After resounding success with “Let’s Rock the Moor” in Berkshire and “Let’s Rock Bristol”, “Let’s Rock Southampton” is set for its first ever show on 12th July and I’m sure it won’t be the last! This is going to be a family friendly event with plenty for...
  2. Planning a World Cup Final Party? Read This First!

    Planning a World Cup Final Party? Read This First!
    The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has started, England have already played and to be fair didn’t do too badly. Are you planning a world cup final party to celebrate on June 13th? Getting a bunch of your friends together to watch the game can be a lot of fun, but how do you make the party the best it can be? Here are some things that you need to consider when planning the event: What is Your Budget? The first thing to do is determine how much you have to spend on the party itself. It is tempting to overspend when you are getting excited about the event, so setting a budget first will help you to keep things reasonable. Continue reading →
  3. Bourne Free 2014

    Bourne Free 2014
    Bourne Free If you come down to Bournemouth on Saturday 12th July, prepare to be dazzled! The streets will be flowing with colour, music and laughter and all the joy that Bourne Free brings to our town! For those of you that are yet to experience the marvel, Bourne Free is Bournemouth’s very own version of gay pride. People young...
  4. Blissfields Festival 4th July 2014

    Blissfields Festival 4th July 2014
    Blissfields Festival and 4th July 2014 Take a walk on the wild side this weekend with the brilliant Blissfields festival 2014. This amazing festival is happening on July 4th and the 5th. So if you celebrate the 4th July for independence day, this is a great way to celebrate whilst having fun! This awesome festival is located at Vicarage Farm...
  5. Funny Running – Choosing Fancy Dress Costumes for Races

    Funny Running – Choosing Fancy Dress Costumes for Races
    Marathon Woman Instant KitIf you have ever taken part in a marathon running event or watched one on television, you have probably seen a number of runners who have opted to complete the race in a fun and playful fancy dress costume rather than traditional running gear – such as in the Race for Life in Southampton for example (which will take place this year on July 6th). Why exactly do people like to run in fancy dress costumes for races? Isn’t running a race difficult enough without the extra weight an annoyance of a costume? Are these runners just attention seekers or is there a good reason why they are doing it? Continue reading →
  6. Summer Solstice 2014

    Summer Solstice 2014
    Summer Solstice 2014 Come one, come all. It's that time of year again where we celebrate the longest day of the year and the official start of Summer!  And where better to celebrate this marvellous event then Stonehenge of course? Rumour has it that it is the best place to be on the day as Stone henge has always been...
  7. Festival Season Kicks Off – Do You Have Your Fancy Dress?

    Festival Season Kicks Off – Do You Have Your Fancy Dress?
    Festival season will be in full swing soon, so it’s time to start thinking about how you can dress up! The Isle of Wight Festival took place from June 13-15th and the famous Glastonbury Music Festival will be taking place on the 25-29th of June. If you are attending these fun festivals, the experience is so much more entertaining when you can dress up in a fun and interesting outfit. But sometimes dressing up can be more difficult than it sounds. With so many options out there, how do you choose the best fancy dress costume? If you are looking for some inspiration for your festival fancy dress costume this year, here are some fun and playful ideas to keep in mind. Continue reading →
  8. Harry Paye Day 2014!

    Harry Paye Day 2014!
    Harry Paye Day Dust off your pirate hats and don your boots me hearties because on the 21st June Poole Quay will be brimming with pirates from far and wide in celebration of Harry Paye Day! Harry Paye day is an annual celebration held in honour of the renowned Poole pirate, made famous by his raids on French and Spanish...
  9. 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...
  10. 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 →
  11. 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...
  12. 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 →
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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 →
  17. 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...
  18. 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 →
  19. 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 →
  20. 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 →