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  1. St Georges Day 2019

    St Georges Day 2019
    St Georges Day 2019 Are you ready to celebrate St Georges Day 2019? Well you will be thanks to us, here at Hollywood Fancy Dress! Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 - is the date for your diary. St Georges Flags and Decorations     Show off your support for England with this awesome St. Georges Bunting! It's approximately 7 meters long...
  2. 21st FIFA World Cup 2018

    21st FIFA World Cup 2018
    The wait is almost over, it’s nearly time to be sat in front of a big screen, munching on some nibbles and yelling at your favourite team to win!  That’s right on the 14th June Russia brings you the World Cup 2018! This is the 21st FIFA World Cup and will appear on your screens from 14h June to the...
  3. Happy St George's Day

    Happy St George's Day
    Happy St George's Day   St George the patron saint of England! Use all your power to slay; we have a dragon to fight! Well, maybe not in 2018, but you can still celebrate St George’s day in style. Let your English heritage shine through with all the fun costumes and accessories in stock at Hollywood now!   St George...
  4. Eurovision Contest Final: 2017

    Eurovision Contest Final: 2017
    Calling all Eurovision fans! The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv, which previously hosted the competition in 2005! The 13th of May 2017 is the date for the final on Saturday! Who doesn't love a bit of Cheesy pop music?! Eurovision: who is representing us this year? Lucie Jones, 25, comes from Pentyrch, a village on...
  5. St George's Day 2017

    St George's Day 2017
    Once upon a time lived George... and the Dragon! Guess what Brits, St George's Day is fast approaching! Sunday the 23rd of April is the date for the diary! For all of you that aren't to clued up about the origins of good ol' St George the tradition and myth is crucial! The medieval myth of St George and the...
  6. St George's Day Festival Poole!

    St George's Day Festival Poole!
    Celebrate our Patron Saint in style this April with the Poole St George's Day Festival! Fresh on the scene for 2016, this will be a family festival worth talking about, so for a weekend of fun, head down to Poole on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th. St George's Day As I’m sure you know, St George is England’s Patron Saint who is said to have slain a dragon and saved a princess. He is the name sake of our country’s flag and remembered each year when people across Britain fly it in his honour. Unfortunately over the years, St George's Day celebrations have become few and far between. Have no fear as Immense Events LTD is here to save the day! Continue reading →
  7. St George 2016!

    St George 2016!
    Thursday 23rd April marks the day of England’s Patron Saint, St George, the dragon slayer. It is a day when English people St Georgeacross the globe join together and celebrate their heritage. Although it is no longer a national holiday, the English still celebrate it with pride by wearing a rose, which is our national symbol and hoisting the St George crest which is our country’s flag and also the centre of the British Union Jack flag. Who Was St George? The legend of St George and the dragon is over one thousand years old and tells of a small town in Libya where a dragon decided to take nest. Each time the villagers went to get water from the nearby spring they would disturb the dragon so they gave it sheep to eat as a distraction. When the village was out of sheep they decided that the only other way to calm the dragon was to sacrifice a girl. The Princess whose name was drawn was sent to be sacrificed, but as she neared the dragons keep, a knight of the Crusade flashed by on his white steed. St George dismounted and drew his sword to fend off the beast and after moments the dragon was slain, saving the Princess’ life. Because of this great and noble act, the village converted to Christianity. Continue reading →

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