02 Jul 2012

“The Amazing Spider-Man” box office takings on course to eclipse “The Avengers”

2012 among other, and slightly more important, things is the year of the blockbuster superhero film. With The Avenger’s already amassing a bank bailing $1.4bn on their way to becoming the third highest grossing film in the history of cinema (Number 1, Avatar, Number 2, Titanic). The reboot of the Spider-Man franchise whilst, guaranteed to have an audience, was not expected to get near these figures.

However, ahead of the films main release in the US and the UK on July 3rd early indicators are suggesting that the spidey franchise facelift could surpass the collective power of all of the Avengers in the box office.

18 Jun 2012

10% Discount on Comic Book and Superhero Costumes for Kendal Calling

Escapade has teamed up the fantastic team behind the Kendal Calling festival and we will be offering everyone attending this year’s event a fantastic 10% discount on the 2012 Kendal Calling fancy dress costumes.

All you need to do is pick your costume and use voucher code: “kendalcalling” and we will automatically deduct 10% from the cost of your costume on our checkout page.

Kendal Calling festival has won the UK’s Best Small Festival award for the last two years in a row and with their sterling line up and long list of extra curricular activities that the boutique festival has to offer during 2012, they look certain to continue this tradition.

27 Apr 2012

Marvel & Avengers Film Quiz Night

Love Film? Love the Cinema? Love Quiz’s? Then you will love the Film Quiz Night at the West India Quays Cineworld. The Cineworld team at West India Quay will be hosting their first ever film quiz so if you know the answers to questions like:

19 Apr 2012

Batman forced to leave the Escapade fancy dress store.

Batman has been spotted wandering around the Escapade London fancy dress store. The Dark Knight appears to have a little time off after the filming ended for the latest instalment of Chris Nolan’s trilogy. As Batman wandered around our store surprising and amusing customers he rather oddly told us that he was looking for British themed fancy dress accessories in order to celebrate this summers London Olympics.

05 Aug 2011

Henry Cavill enjoys wearing Superman fancy dress

Read entertainment news as you browse for superhero fancy dress with Escapade

Henry Cavill has revealed he is really enjoying wearing Superman fancy dress to shoot the new movie.

The Brit told Total Film magazine the famous suit – which is more toned-down than the classic one we remember thanks to more modern-looking material – is "extremely cool".

"They just put it on, I turned around and looked in the mirror and you can't play it cool – you sort of laugh," he commented.

However, Cavill has had to really bulk up to play

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