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Celebrate Game of Thrones with a Costume Party to Remember!

 

Celebrate Game of thronesBased on George R.R. Martin’s brilliant books, the hugely popular, multi-season show Game of Thrones continues to reign supreme on screens all over the world. We simply cannot get enough of it! The myriad colourful characters with their fascinating quirks and attributes make for endlessly compelling viewing.

Equally compelling is the prospect of dipping wholeheartedly into a medieval fantasy for a costume-fuelled celebration of this epic story. In terms of fancy dress fun, Game of Thrones is pretty hard to beat. The outfits are some of the best around, so as the eighth and final season looms, there was never a better time to fill your chalices with mead and ale… and invoke your inner warrior or medieval queen!

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How to Have Fun with the Easter Bunny in Melbourne

Easter Bunny in MelbourneEverybody is ready and willing to celebrate Easter, but does everybody know what the Easter Bunny has to do with it? Surprisingly few do, as the sole focus is often the chocolate… but who can blame them for that? However, in the name of tradition we’re going to not only shed some light on the origins of the Easter bunny; we are also going to give you some fun, Easter bunny-infused ideas to help you celebrate Easter in Melbourne.

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Harry Potter Hits Melbourne.

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Harry Potter hits Melbourne and fans will be fidgeting with glee at the news of the exclusive stage show at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre. The eighth story (eighteen years later) rocks in up in our beloved city; Harry Potter and The Cursed Child parts one and two will be on until February 2020 and tickets are on sale now.

This original new story by J.K. Rowling is the first official Harry Potter story to take to the stage. It is already a critically acclaimed play, having scored a whopping 24 major theatre awards in the UK alone, and many more elsewhere. So what does it all mean?

Well, it goes without saying that if you’re a Harry Potter fan, this is a golden opportunity to gather your cronies, dress up as the amazing characters and descend upon this epic show. Here is our pick of some of the best Harry Potter characters you can turn up as:

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Musical Movies are the Flavour of the Month

Greatest showmanMusical movies have long been popular, but in recent years they have taken on a whole new flavour. Cinemas are inundated with crowds who just can’t wait to be regaled with musical tales of their favourite artists, and the Box Office knows an opportunity when it sees one… it isn’t missing a trick!

Since the unprecedented success of musical movies such as The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia and the Pitch Perfect series, movies about singers and bands are popping up in higher numbers than ever. This has paved the way for some truly epic music fan movies.

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5 Of the World’s Best Parties for Your Bucket List

Bucket list partiesThe world is chock-full of festivals and parties. You could never run out of options, but as is the same in all areas of life, not all parties are created equal. If you’re the type who appreciates peak experiences, do yourself a favour and make a commitment to attend one of the world’s best parties. After all, when we look back over our lives, it’s always the people and the experiences we hold in our hearts. These are the details that make us feel like we had a great life or otherwise.

One way to make sure you’ve got at least one epic memory to convey to your grandkids is this: get dressed up and join the world’s most dedicated hedonists at an annual event to remember. There are some exceptionally well-organised events happening year on year, so if you like the idea of being part of them, read on.

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How to Costume like a Master

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Costume parties have been going for centuries and there is absolutely no way they will be dying out anytime soon. What a shame it would be if they did! After all, costume parties are just one of the many things that keep humans living in the moment, not taking life too seriously, and in celebration mode. There aren’t many parties as fun as a well executed costume party (whatever Hugh Heffner might have said), but for some people the prospect of dressing up in costume is a little daunting. We’ll show you how to costume!

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Celebrate Valentines Day in costume.

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The key element here is costume fun, but in new ways. If you’re cozily coupled up, we’ve got ideas to celebrate Valentines Day. If you’re trying to win him or her over, we know what to do. If you’re single… no worries! By the end of the night you may not be, but you’ll have had a blast regardless. Take a look at our fun ideas and see what works best for your Valentine’s Day:

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Summer Festivals Near Melbourne: Be inspired!

Summer festivalsSo 2019 is around the corner and it promises to be a lot of fun – on the music festival front at least! Next year is already chock-full of exciting Summer festivals from the last days of this year onward. As always, a festival is an opportunity to bring out your wild side and dress up in the most colourful, outrageous costumes you can come up with.

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve Melbourne 2018 Costume Style

New Years Eve MelbourneThat time of year is coming around again… the evening when everyone feels most free to let their hair down and celebrate the highs of a year gone by, coupled with the promise of the year that is about to start. Melbourne is no stranger to parties, and you can find them happening night in, night out, all year round… and yet there’s something special about New Year’s Eve Melbourne.

Melburnians love to dress up and let rip, and this takes on a whole new level when New Year’s Eve comes around. If you’re lucky enough to be in Melbourne this year, we’ve got some ideas about how you can maximise your costume fun, and of course which venues are hosting the themed events to cater for it.

Check out the below themes, what’s going down and where to find it this New Year’s Eve in Melbourne:

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Get into the Christmas Spirit in Melbourne

Get into the Christmas SpiritMelburnians love a celebration, so you can imagine how much fun Christmas will be in this city. If you haven’t been fortunate enough to experience this first hand yet, it’s never too late… and 2018 is a fantastic year to start. This December, Melbourne is brimming with festive activities that should get keep a smile on your face for the rest of 2018, and get your 2019 off to the best possible start!

Whether you’re here with kids, friends, your dog or just yourself, there’s something for you to get involved in. Here are our best ideas for getting into the Christmas spirit in Melbourne:

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How to be a Truly Memorable Christmas Santa

Christmas SantaChristmas wouldn’t be the same without Santa Claus. He’s always been an integral part of the Christmas anticipation for youngsters, and it’s fun to witness their excitement when they get an opportunity to meet him. Dressing up as Santa isn’t difficult, we know that. But doing it well? That’s another story!

If you want to maintain the Christmas Santa mystery, he will have to do a grand job of convincing his little disciples that he’s the real deal. Arranging for Santa to come and do a few visits this year will make this Christmas memorable for everyone involved. We’ve got a little gift for you: our best tips on what makes an authentic Santa experience for all involved – including Santa himself.

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Scariest Halloween Costume Ideas for 2018

Silent hill nurse costumeHalloween is one of the most entertaining times of the year. It’s a given that people of all ages can dress themselves up as some terrifying ghoul or other, all vying to be the most horrific sight in town. The general consensus is that if we can make someone else jump out of their skin or recoil in horror, our Halloween costume has been a success!

We may get a kick out of frightening others, but there’s something appealing about being frightened, too. That’s why we’re glued to the screen when ghoulish flicks are on, mentally putting ourselves in the position of the hapless victim. Halloween is a chance to play-act the horrors we’d never really want to face, and dressing up in costume is the main part of that.

Here are 8 of the scariest Halloween costume options we could think of for your 2018 celebrations:

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