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  1. Teachers World Book Day

    Teachers World Book Day
    Here we are again, World Book Day is here. It’s that time of the year when teachers can make books come to life. Here at Hollywood Fancy Dress we have costumes for the Teachers World Book Day. Why should the kids have all the fun! World Book Day is a great opportunity to inspire students to explore books they may...
  2. World Book Day 2024

    World Book Day 2024
    That time of year again, World Book Day 2024 is fast approaching. The children are getting excited for a fun day of dress up at school. Ignite their imagination and bring their favourite book alive with a fancy dress costume. The world would look very different without books, I mean what would libraries do? Ok joking aside, films, plays and...
  3. Valentine's Day 2024

    Valentine's Day 2024
    It’s time to dust off the good wine, look into roses and maybe find something cheeky to wear! Valentine’s Day 2024 is upon us. A Brief History of Valentine’s Day. Our research shows that Valentine’s Day was originally an attempt to “Christianize” the pagan festival of Lupercalia. A festival of fertility. Lupercalia was celebrated by the founders of Rome. They...
  4. Chinese New Year 2024

    Chinese New Year 2024
    February marks the Chinese New Year 2024. It’s Dragons!! Yes Dragons all year! That is to say it’s the Chinese New Year and the year of the Dragon. But what does this mean? The Dragon is the 5th animal in the 12 year cycle of animals in the Chinese zodiac calendar. The Dragon represents good luck, strength and good health...
  5. New Years Eve 2023

    New Years Eve 2023
    2023 is almost over, so time to brush of the dancing shoes and celebrate New Years Eve 2023 in style. It’s time to start organising parties and social get-togethers. This year why not give your party a theme and transport your guests to your favourite scene from a film?  Themed parties are a great way to inject fun into any...
  6. Christmas Present Ideas

    Christmas Present Ideas
    With Christmas fast approaching and not sure what to get your little one. Why not give them the gift to ignite their imagination. This little blog will be full of Christmas present ideas for the fancy dress mad child. We have it all from superhero's from comic books to every day hero's or even their favourite book character the choice...
  7. Halloween Horror Film

    Halloween Horror Film
    Who remembers that iconic moment when Freddy Kruger begins invading the dreams of teens living on Elm Street. Or when Reagan’s head began to rotate past normal movement in the exorcist. If your anything like us then horror movies are for every week, not just Halloween. Relive the horror classics with our wide selection of Halloween Horror Film Costumes. What...
  8. Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest
    October is not all about ghosts and ghouls, also the month of the German festival Oktoberfest. Brits being Brits have embraced Oktoberfest with various festival weekends and themed nights. So grab your Lederhosen and party! This is an annual festival in Munich, Germany, held over a two-week period and ending on the first Sunday in October. The festival originated on October 12...
  9. Halloween In Summer!

    Halloween In Summer!
    Yes that's right, Halloween In summer! With the weather resembling autumn why not start to plan you Halloween outfit now. Here at Hollywood Fancy Dress we are already starting to plan the shops layout for the up coming Halloween season. So be one step ahead of the crowds this year and pop along to one of our three stores, and...
  10. Bestival 2023

    Bestival 2023
    Its that time of year again! The best festival in the south for family's, Camp Bestival 2023! Camp Bestival is a family camping experience with all the entertainment of a festival. This festival is kid friendly with activities for children of all ages. From Mr Tumble to Dick and Dom. Not forgetting the adults with the likes of Sophie Ellis-Bextor...
  11. Harry Paye Day 2023

    Harry Paye Day 2023
    Arr me O’l land lovers, it be time to take up the cutlass and fly the Jolly Rodger with pride. Harry Paye Day 2023 is upon us.. Our gentleman pirate Harry Paye, needs you! It's time to take up arms and defend our shores from French and Spanish invaders. It is time to protect and pay tribute to our beloved...
  12. SUBU Summer Ball 2023

    SUBU Summer Ball 2023
    Calling all Bournemouth Uni students, the biggest and most fun filled date in all BU and AUB student’s diaries is upon us. June 3rd is SUBU Summer Ball 2023 time!!!! With so much happening between 2pm and 2am, this is the hottest date of the year. This year there will be free funfair rides, live bands, DJ sets, drag acts...
  13. Bournemouth 7's Festival

    Bournemouth 7's Festival
    That time of year again for Bournemouth 7's Festival. For those who don’t know Bournemouth 7’s is the world’s largest sport and music festival. The festival runs over three days on the 26th,27th and 28th of May. It includes the sports of Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Dodgeball, Touch rugby and fitness games . This year sees two new sports of Cheerleading...
  14. Eurovision 2023

    Eurovision 2023
    This year marks the 67th annual Eurovision contest. It is the UK's honour to host the Eurovision 2023 in place of Ukraine who are currently at war and unable to host the contest. Liverpool is a world heritage city and birthplace for the culture and creativity awards. So what better place to host. The Eurovision contest draws in the world’s...
  15. May The 4th Be With You

    May The 4th Be With You
    May 4th has become known as International Star Wars Day. The date was chosen due to its close resemblance to the famous saying from the Star Wars franchise "May the force be with you". Since then, this date has been a day to celebrate the 3 original films, additional 6 films and all the off-shoot series. May The 4th Be...
  16. Comic Relief 2023

    Comic Relief 2023
    It is that time of year again, Comic Relief 2023 is less than a week away, are you ready for your fundraising events this year? Whether at work, school or a personnel challenge, get dressed up in the name of fun. Hollywood Fancy Dress is the place to come for all things red and funny. Comic Relief is a British charity...
  17. St Patrick's Day 2023

    St Patrick's Day 2023
    Celebrate St Patrick's Day 2023 like the Irish do, with drink and silly hats. Here at Hollywood Fancy Dress we have all you need from hats to flags. So grab your Guinness and party. Why do we celebrate St Patrick? St Patrick day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the...
  18. Scream Movie

    Scream Movie
    The wait is finally over for the latest Scream movie. Scream VI hits the cinema's 9th of March. What better way to immerse yourself than dressing for the part. Here at Hollywood Fancy Dress we have just had a large delivery of scream costumes and masks, ready for all you scream fans. What's your favourite scary movie? It all started...
  19. New Years Eve 2022

    New Years Eve 2022
    Well what a couple of years we have had. Do not let covid put a dampener on your New Years Eve 2022 celebrations, whether meeting up with friends or having a small family get together, look to Hollywood Fancy Dress for your New Years party supplies. From balloons to costumes, table ware to fireworks we are you one stop party...
  20. Festivals Are Back

    Festivals Are Back
    August The Month of Festivals Summer is in full swing and with the lifting of restrictions means that festivals are back. Lots of local festivals are happening over the next few weekends, from the fairy festival in the new forest to pride festivals. Here on the south coast we are festival mad. Fairy Festival 14th - 15th August After being...

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