30 Jun 2010

Hartlepool fete reveals summer fancy dress ideas

Partygoers may be inspired to try a pirate fancy dress costume after seeing the outfits worn at a summer fete in County Durham.

Dozens of people entered the fancy dress contest at the Greatham Feast near Hartlepool last weekend and several swashbuckling pirates were among the crowd, the Hartlepool Mail reports.

Other imaginative costumes on show at the event included a giant sunflower, Pinocchio and members of the A-Team.

However, local residents Brian Walker and Dorothy Clark proved that

30 Jun 2010

Racers in baby fancy dress to hit Appledore

If you’re in the north Devon area and are stuck for something to do this weekend, then why not don baby fancy dress and take part in a pram race?

The Appledore Pirates will be holding their annual fundraising competition on Friday (July 2nd) night, which will see teams of two people race from pub to pub around Appledore.

One member should be in a pram and one should be pushing, so expect to see some hilarious sights as the costumed participants attempt to get hold of a quick half, sup it and then race on.<br

24 Jun 2010

Join the carnival at Welsh fancy dress event

If you’re from Wales, next month could present the perfect opportunity to don carnival fancy dress and make the most of the summer.

That’s because Llanidloes is gearing up for its annual Llani Fancy Dress Street Party on Friday July 2nd, an event that promises to be lots of fun, the Cambrian News reports.

Now in its 40th year after being established by a former police sergeant, 1,337 people have already confirmed that they will be attending via the event’s official Facebook page.

Attendees call it Wales’ answer

23 Jun 2010

Christmas fancy dress – in the middle of summer?!

If you’re the kind of person who lives for the festive season, then you may want to pack up your Santa fancy dress costume and head to Rotherham next month.

No, you didn’t read that wrong – we did say next month, because some slightly bonkers councillors have decided that staging Christmas in July would attract visitors to the town and boost its income.

As a result, bars, pubs and shops will be putting up Christmas decorations, throwing around artificial snow and offering cheap drinks for those

21 Jun 2010

Harry Potter theme park opening is a children’s fancy dress fiesta

Scores of Harry Potter fans turned up in children’s fancy dress on Friday (June 18th 2010) to witness the opening of a brand new theme park in Florida.

Universal Orlando Resort opened up the Wizarding World of Harry Potter ready for the weekend and muggles from all over the country (probably the world) queued for hours to see the amazing new attraction.

It features rides, rollercoasters and reproductions of famous locations such as Hogwart’s School and the village of Hogsmeade, as well as a special section

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