28 Apr 2010

Over the Rainbow star stays hopeful – but leaves Dorothy costume behind

Emilie Fleming may be best known for sporting what looked like a Dorothy fancy dress costume on BBC One’s Over the Rainbow, but we could be seeing her in other roles soon.

The teenager had hoped to take a starring role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End musical of The Wizard of Oz, but lost out at the weekend.

However, Emilie believes she has learned a great deal from her experience on the TV show and will eventually get to take to the stage.

"Whatever happens, I’m not going to stop," she

28 Apr 2010

Fundraisers to sport superhero fancy dress costumes

Superhero fancy dress and other costumes are likely to be in demand in Buckinghamshire, as a charity is aiming to break a world record.

Iain Rennie Hospice at Home is staging its annual eight-mile walk in the area next month and will be hoping to improve on last year’s £120,000 fundraising total.

However, organisers want to try something different this year – to get more than 1,000 people wearing fancy dress costumes and doing a conga.

If they are successful, they could break a world record in the process, as well as fill the

28 Apr 2010

Man dons Elvis Presley fancy dress costume for charity

A man wearing an Elvis Presley fancy dress costume has helped to boost the coffers of a charity.

The Elvis fan was among the 150 people taking part in the annual Severn Bridge Walk, a five-mile excursion to raise funds for St David’s Foundation Hospice Care.

He was not the only one who stepped out in a fancy dress costume, as all sorts of weird and wonderful outfits were sported at the event.

Kris Broome, director of fundraising at St David’s Foundation Hospice Care, is delighted that everyone took part so

27 Apr 2010

Will Tess Daly wear a fairy tale fancy dress costume?

TV presenter Tess Daly is considering attending this year’s Camp Bestival, but what we really want to know is whether she will enter into the spirit of the festival by putting on a sexy fancy dress costume.

The Strictly Come Dancing star reveals in her Mirror column that she likes the idea of reliving her teen years by taking her daughters to Lulworth Castle from July30th – August 1st 2010 in order to see The Human League perform.

We think the kids may enjoy the event’s now legendary fancy dress parade more than watching The Human

27 Apr 2010

Footy fans wear superhero fancy dress for late-season party

There will be even more superhero fancy dress on show at football grounds than normal in the coming weeks, as it is the time of year when fans head to the match in costumes.

It’s unclear why it has become traditional for supporters to go to matches on the final day of the season wearing fancy dress costumes, but it certainly makes for a colourful sight.

A group of Rangers fans stole a march on supporters of other clubs by dressing up in superhero fancy dress for the game at Hibs on Sunday.

Photos in the Scottish Sun showed the

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