Mad World Fancy Dress Old Street

CITY BRANCH

69-85 Tabernacle Street
London
EC2A 4BD
(Entrance in Singer Street, near Old St tube)

NORMAL OPENING HOURS

MONDAY to FRIDAY : 10am - 7pm
THURSDAYS : 10am - 8pm
SATURDAYS : 10am - 5pm
SUNDAYS : 12am - 5pm

CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

HALLOWEEN EXTENDED HOURS

FRI 20th OCT - 10am - 8pm
SAT 21st OCT - 10am - 8pm
SUN 22nd OCT - 12pm - 5pm
MON 23rd OCT - 10am - 8pm
TUES 24th OCT - 10am - 8pm
WEDS 25th OCT - 10am - 8pm
THURS 26th OCT - 10am - 9pm
FRI 27th OCT - 10am - 9pm
SAT 28th OCT - 10am - 8pm
SUN 29th OCT - 12pm - 5pm
MON 30th OCT - 10am - 8pm
TUES 31st OCT - 10am - 8pm

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone: 020 7253 1003

Email: cityshop@madworld.co.uk

Mad World Fancy Dress Old Street

LONDON WEST END BRANCH

Charing Cross Underground
441a The Strand
London
WC2N 4HZ
(Inside Charing Cross underground arcade, by exit 9)

NORMAL OPENING HOURS

MONDAY to FRIDAY : 10am - 7pm
THURSDAYS : 10am - 8pm
SATURDAYS : 10am - 5pm
SUNDAYS : 12pm - 5pm
CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

HALLOWEEN EXTENDED HOURS

FRI 20th OCT - 10am - 8pm
SAT 21st OCT - 10am - 8pm
SUN 22nd OCT - 12pm - 5pm
MON 23rd OCT - 10am - 8pm
TUES 24th OCT - 10am - 8pm
WEDS 25th OCT - 10am - 8pm
THURS 26th OCT - 10am - 9pm
FRI 27th OCT - 10am - 9pm
SAT 28th OCT - 10am - 8pm
SUN 29th OCT - 12pm - 5pm
MON 30th OCT - 10am - 8pm
TUES 31st OCT - 10am - 8pm

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone: 020 7836 6765

Email: westendshop@madworld.co.uk

GOOGLE MAP LINK

Mad World Fancy Dress Old Street

GATWICK SUPERSTORE

1 Barns Court
Turners Hill Road
Crawley Down
West Sussex
RH10 4HQ
(near Dukes Head roundabout)

NORMAL OPENING HOURS

MONDAYS : 10am - 7pm
TUESDAYS : 10am - 7pm
WEDNESDAYS : 10am - 7pm
THURSDAYS : 10am - 8pm
FRIDAYS : 10am - 7pm
SATURDAYS : 10am - 5pm
SUNDAYS : 11am - 4pm

CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

HALLOWEEN EXTENDED HOURS

MON 23rd OCT - 10am - 8pm
TUES 24th OCT - 10am - 8pm
WEDS 25th OCT - 10am - 8pm
THURS 26th OCT - 10am - 9pm
FRI 27th OCT - 10am - 9pm
SAT 28th OCT - 10am - 6pm
SUN 29th OCT - 11pm - 4pm

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone: 01342 714 056

Email: gatwickshop@madworld.co.uk

GOOGLE MAP LINK

Fancy Dress Costume Hire

A Quick Guide To......Liquid Latex October 06 2015

Liquid latex has fast become one of our best sellers at Halloween, coinciding with the rise in popularity of turning yourself into zombies!


Liquid latex is an easy starting point for beginners in special effects make up. It can be used to create wrinkles or aging make up, wounds, torn skin, bullet holes etc.  Did you ever used to put PVA glue on your hands and peel it off at school? Liquid latex is the same concept. You can build up the layers with thin sheets of tissue paper and then pick, peel or tear the latex and...

A Quick Guide To.......Face & Body Paints October 05 2015

Most Halloween costumes will require some kind of make-up or face painting to bring it to life. Skeletons, zombies, pumpkins, clowns.....all manner of costumes would just be incomplete without the make up. Of course you could wear a mask....and be hot, sweaty, uncomfortable and not drink or eat all night! 
There are many different types of face and body paint that you can buy and each has pros and cons.


Water based:
Water based make up (e.g. Snazaroo) is probably the most popular type of face paint...

Testing Ideas For An Out Of This World Summer April 13 2015

Hugely popular spring event London Rugby Sevens has announced their 2015 theme: Space! Rugby Sevens has proven to be a massive event on the fancy dress calendar for us so we are preparing early this year in anticipation of even bigger demand!
From the official England Rugby website:
"Last year’s Monster theme was a cracking weekend stuffed full of fantastic rugby action, some wild moves, both on and off the field, and some brilliant fancy dress efforts. With record breaking crowds again coming through the turnstiles, surpassing the records set...

Quick And Easy Halloween Make Up Tutorials October 19 2014

You've got your costume sorted, you have the right wig and even props and weapons.....what's left? Well, how about the make up? 

You don't need to be a professional make up artist to achieve super realistic scary special effects. All you need is some supplies from your trusty local fancy dress shop (that's us!) and some patience and confidence. There are hundreds of helpful tutorials out there on the internet - try searching on youtube or pinterest. 

I have picked out some of the simplest, most effective make up tutorials here. Why not try them out this Halloween?

SKELETON:

Skeletons...


Halloween gore make up lesson one - cuts September 13 2013

The nights are drawing in and we are looking forward to the spooky season. We have introduced a small range of Halloween items in-store for you well organised early birds. We have cosmetic contact lenses, horror make up, wounds, blood and prop decorations - with plenty more to come in the coming weeks. Watch this space for more details on Halloween stock. In the meantime, we have been practicing some make up techniques using Smiffys fake skin wax, blood and grease paints. Here is a step-by-step guide to creating a cut wrist. WARNING: THIS IS A GRUESOME AND GORY LOOK....