Costume Hire at Leiston Film Theatre

Oct 2011

As the first anniversary approaches, our costume hire department at Leiston Film Theatre has enjoyed a successful year of dressing up hundreds of eager party-goers, with the growing collection of quality, prize winning outfits, with hire fees starting from an impressive 5.50.

Fancy dress parties have never been more popular and a recent survey indicates that the Great British public are the most adventurous when it comes to dressing up and judging by the popularity of the new costume hire service at Leiston Film Theatre, Suffolk residents could be leading the way!

Many of the brand new costumes have been used in the venue's various stage productions and all items are maintained to a high standard, to look their very best every time and are available for 3 or 5 day hire, with longer periods by negotiation.

With the party season just around the corner, our impressive collection features a wide variety of costumes to suit most themes, in a selection of sizes. Whether you want to be an Indian chief, a trolley dolly air hostess, an American G.I, or simply Elvis, our friendly team are ready to offer their advice and can even recommend a selection of affordable wigs and accessories to complete your look.

New itemscntiue to be added on a monthly basis and the latest arrivals include many TV, cartoon and superhero favourites including Rainbow's Zippy and George, Scooby Doo, Toy Story's Woody and Buzz Lightyear and not forgetting Batman and Robin! Aside from the fancy dress range, a number of professional mascot costumes are being added and include a deluxe Easter rabbit, a pantomime cow and a selection of superb Father Christmas costumes - ideal for that festive celebration.

The venue has already gained a reputation for their huge selection of fantastic and colourful costumes from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's. From 50's teddy boys and 60's divas, to 70's groovers and 80's pop stars, the decade's collection of fabulous outfits and accessories is certain to turn heads at any party - and sure to create that party atmosphere.

Leiston Film Theatre costume hire is located on the first floor, via a narrow spiral staircase. Under 16's are unable to view or hire the costumes from the collection. Viewings are by appointment only and are generally available on weekday mornings and evenings, with other times by prior arrangement. Costume guides are available from the Leiston Film Theatre box office or can be sent to you on request. To receive the current costume hire guide, or to arrange a viewing, contact Wayne or Hannah on 01728 830549 or email:

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