01 Dec 2010

Nursing home resident looks forward to donning Christmas fancy dress again

He may be wheelchair-bound and a little hard of hearing at 78, but that won't stop nursing home resident Sam Hudson from getting out his Christmas fancy dress again this year.

The granddad lives at Redcote Residential Home in Lea and wears Santa fancy dress every festive season in order to entertain local children and other residents, the Gainsborough Standard reports.

He already has plenty of experience, having played St Nick every year since 1960, even going to

25 Nov 2010

Santa shunned for Christmas fancy dress this year?

Anyone going to a Christmas fancy dress party soon may notice a distinct lack of jolly fat men in red suits.

This year at Escapade, it has been noted with some surprise that sales of Father Christmas fancy dress are down to their lowest levels in the last ten years, with shoppers instead selecting other attire in which to dress up.

Our own Bhupendra Maisuria commented: "I think the general consensus is that Santa is an obvious choice for dressing up for Christmas

19 Nov 2010

Potato in Christmas fancy dress is sent up to space

In a somewhat unusual science experiment, a group of schoolchildren have sent a potato in Christmas fancy dress up into space.

Pupils from Landscove Church of England Primary in Devon created a spaceship out of a pop bottle and found a potato to sit inside it.

They then dressed the vegetable in Father Christmas fancy dress, placed him carefully inside his vehicle (called Spudnik 2, naturally) and tied a helium weather balloon to him before letting him drift

16 Nov 2010

Only Way Is Essex star shops for Christmas fancy dress

One of the stars of The Only Way is Essex has been spotted shopping for sexy Christmas fancy dress to help her festive season go off with a bang.

Glamour model Sam Faiers headed out in her home county to look for a Miss Santa fancy dress costume and was spotted by the Daily Mail trying it on.

Of course, she could have bought it online and tested it out in the comfort of her own home, but that wouldn't have presented such a great photo

15 Nov 2010

Elf yourself in Christmas fancy dress at Hull event

Anyone hoping to take part in a Christmas fancy dress event during December could find the very thing for them in Hull.

The city is hosting its annual elves activity day on December 11th 2010, something that is sure to be fun for all the family.

There will be carol singing, face painting, stilt walking and balloon modelling, as well as a treasure hunt in which people in elf fancy dress hand out maps to direct participants around the

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