Over 14,000 costumes to choose from, all at very competitive prices!

fancy dress themed event hire

Fancy dress
& themed
event hire

fancy dress themed event hire


fancy dress themed event hire



Book your appointment and we’ll help you find just what you’re looking for

Tel: 01904 769 243

Email us via our contact form

fancy dress themed event hire

Make up
service &

fancy dress themed event hire

Huge range
of accessories
to buy


Welcome to York's BIGGEST resource for Fancy Dress and Theatrical Costume Hire!

With a fantastic choice of theatrical gear,
Dress Circle’s been established for over ten years.
Our friendly, helpful staff leave no one tense.
Why not visit our farm for a great experience?

We’ve costumes for budgets both big and small,
Principals, part shows or we can do them all.
Adults, children, theatre company’s and schools,
Here at Dress Circle we have all the tools.

Murder Mystery nights, war weekends,
Themed birthday parties, an evening with friends.
Our fancy dress selection is second to none,
People will wonder where the real you has gone!

Making you feel the part is our aim,
Be it a spiv, a showgirl or even a dame,
We offer make up workshops, you just need to book,
Then your cast really do get the full look.

Our experienced staff know their history,
Costuming to them is no mystery. 
For a personal appointment, phone or email,
With 14,000 costumes to choose from, you cannot fail.

Make up, wigs, accessories too,
Before you found us, what did you do?
Parking’s no problem, we’ve plenty of space,
You can take your time, there’s no need to race.

So why not contact Dress Circle today,
And let us costume your next show or play? 
We’re competitively priced, there’s no hidden cost,
We’re sure you’ll agree, its time not lost.

More about Dress Circle of York

What customers are saying

  • Many thanks to the team at Dress Circle for your helpful and friendly service.

    We had a wonderful evening at our son’s Venetian masked party. Everyone looked wonderful, thanks to your efforts.

    Hope to see you again sometime.

    Jane Dutton

  • The show was a triumph. And the costumes utterly wonderful. So many comments on how good the show looked.

    Thanks again for the amazing work you do. I will work with no other costume company.

    Dr. Tim Coker from Bradfield College, Reading

News & Announcements

Its that time of year again! The shows are rolling in and any spare space is filled with rails of Les Mis, Sister Act, 3 times Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Oaklahoma, Crucible, Aladdin, No Horizon and even more!!!

Pitman Painters, Addams Family, Sunset Boulevard, Snow White, Aladdin, O Clarence, Allo, Allo, The Wardrobe have all been out in the last few weeks or are in the theatre now.

Whilst we love to see customers and help you choose costumes, due to the show workload at the moment, we will also be closing on a Tuesday as well as Wednesdays until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We would also suggest that you definitely phone and make an appointment before coming to see us.

To make room for new stock, we are selling all of our Fancy Dress sale/packet costumes at HALF PRICE.