Avengers Assemble!..to promote new movie

Children's Superhero Fancy DressMovie fans are waiting with seriously bated breath for the upcoming release of Avengers Assemble, an ensemble superhero adventure flick which brings together some of the best loved Marvel Comics characters for what is sure to be one seriously fun action romp. The film is due to go on general release in the UK on the 26th April, so the promotional tour for the movie is in full swing. A group of the lead actors was spotted earlier in the week posing for cameras in Moscow at the movie’s Russian premiere. Continue reading

Liza Minelli celebrates 40 years of Cabaret

Charlston Headband with Black FeatherForty years after the cult musical first hit cinema screens, the stars of Cabaret have reunited once more to mark the anniversary at a star studded event in Los Angeles. As tends to be the way in Hollywood, Ms Minelli and other cast members didn’t appear to have aged overly much in the 40 years since the movie was filmed. Even the film itself has enjoyed something of a makeover, having been restored in a digitally remastered HD version in honour of its big birthday. Continue reading

How to plan a fancy dress party on a budget

There’s nothing quite like a fancy dress party. They’re fun, memorable and give everyone the chance to let their hair down with some over-the-top costumes, being the perfect way to celebrate any occasion imaginable. But what if you’re on a budget? You might think that something so involved will put far too much pressure on the purse strings, but if you go about it the right way you’ll easily be able to plan a party on a budget for a truly fantastic night. Continue reading

Life after Harry Potter: what JK Rowling wrote next..

Child Harry Potter Costume KitIt’s been nearly five years now since the final Harry Potter book was published, drawing to a close a literary phenomenon the likes of which the publishing world has rarely seen. Author J. K. Rowling’s boy wizard captured the hearts and the imaginations of readers young and old all over the world, while the ensuing Pottermania resulted in record global book sales. This incredible success transformed the notoriously publicity shy Rowling into both a household name, and a multi-millionaire. Continue reading

Embrace the sunshine with Hawaiian fancy dress

Who’s enjoying all this lovely spring sunshine? We certainly are, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. After months of cold weather we’re finally starting to see summer break through, and there’s no better way to embrace the warm weather than by throwing a Hawaiian-themed fancy dress party. Don’t believe us? Then just take a look around. Continue reading