10 May 2010

Batman among superhero fancy dress in charity bike ride

If you’re going to do a sponsored bike ride in aid of charity, you may as well do it in Batman fancy dress, we say.

Shunning cycling shorts and traditional gear over the weekend were many riders taking part in the 24th annual Selby Lions Bike Ride, who opted for superhero outfits instead, the York Press reports.

Aiming to raise money for good causes including the British Heart Foundation and the RNLI, the fundraisers cycled for either 25 or 40 miles, cheered on by crowds who lined the footpaths.

Organiser David Jones said he

10 May 2010

Better stock up on scary Freddy Krueger fancy dress…

If you’ve got an adult fancy dress event to go to in the coming weeks, you may wish to stock up on Freddy Krueger fancy dress outfits.

Nightmare on Elm Street fever is sure to sweep the UK soon thanks to the release of a new version of the 1984 Wes Craven classic, directed this time around by Michael Bay.

It has already topped the box office charts in the US as people flock to see the movie villain – a terrifying child molester who attacks kids in their dreams – slash his way through a new generation of

07 May 2010

Scarlett Johansson: I got attached to my Iron Man fancy dress costume

Anyone thinking of sporting Iron Man fancy dress like Scarlett Johansson this summer may find that they get strangely attached to it.

The A-lister told MTV that she wore her skin-tight black catsuit for weeks on end to film scenes as her character the Black Widow – and ended up looking forward to seeing it again once it had been peeled off.

"When I was finished, the last time I had to wear it, it was kind of like, ‘Goodbye, unitard. I will hopefully see you in 16 months [for Iron Man 3]’,"

07 May 2010

Birmingham to embrace the ’80s with fancy dress costumes and music

Madonna fancy dress costumes are likely to be the order of the day in Birmingham later this month when the city welcomes its third annual 80s Mania event.

Billed as "the biggest reunion party in town", the one-day concert is a must for anyone who lived through the decade that fashion forgot and is now feeling nostalgic for shoulder pads, white stilettos and bubble perms!

Fancy dress is a must, so anyone in the West Midlands should expect to see plenty of Adam Ant costumes for the boys and Like a Virgin-style

06 May 2010

Inverness exhibition attracts scores of fancy dress costume fans

A museum in Inverness is achieving record visitor numbers thanks to a new exhibition which is appealing to fans of Star Wars fancy dress costumes and other sci-fi themes.

Invasion opened at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery at the beginning of this month and features a range of props and outfits from films like Star Wars, Alien, Mars Attacks and Predator, including Darth Vader costumes and other exciting pieces.

According to BBC News, some 300 people a day have been flocking to check out the event, which will go on until May 29th 2010.<br

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