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Angels The Costumiers Tour

1 Garrick Road, London NW9 6AA, England
+44 20 8202 2244
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Fascinating insight into the world of costumes.

Rails and rails of costumes, 3 tiers high....what an awesome sight! If you're interested in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
opera
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Cardiff, Wales
A sneaky peak behind the seams.. of the largest costumiers in the world!

A fascinating intro was given on the history of 7 generations of the largest and most acclaimed... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Kermit1frog
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London, United Kingdom
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1 Garrick Road, London NW9 6AA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rails and rails of costumes, 3 tiers high....what an awesome sight! If you're interested in costumes this is the tour for you. A separate room full of jewellery, crowns tiaras and necklaces, a room dedicated to nothing but military badges and medals and a chilly...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

A fascinating intro was given on the history of 7 generations of the largest and most acclaimed costume houses, followed by a tour inside, and over 8 miles of costumes. A glimpse of working costumes being altered or made, combined with anecdotes and stories about...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Our craft group booked a private tour and it was fantastic, interesting, amazing and Mark the guide not only kept 16 positive women under control - he was very funny as well. It gave an insight to an involved and multi layered industry that I...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you have a couple of hours this is an excellent way to spend them. 'Angels' have provided the costumes for stage and screen for well over 100 years and this tour takes you through all the departments at their HQ in NW London. Mark,...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife is a textile major and has done many, many outfits, sewing, etc so this was the one special tour we have been seeking to attend for some time. Tours have very limited days and times so if you are interested look and book...More

Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent, informative, funny. Just an amazing place and Mark the tour guide should be on tv . He's a star!

Thank grannybHertfordshire
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Would thoroughly recommend this tour of Angels costumiers. Mark our guide was excellent. There are 8.5 miles of rails of theatre costumes from all periods. From now I will really look closely at the costumes in TV and cinema dramas.

Thank Sallyrb2014
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We loved this tour. The place as so interesting and the guide, Mark, was excellent. It was a real insight to see how our favourite TV and films are dressed for the occasion.

Thank Geralyn60
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I've always wanted to work here so I decided to take a tour and find out more which I did. I learnt so much about films and musicals and the costumes and how they put things together. The tour was interesting and the guide knew...More

Thank Alex K
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took my daughter (12) and the tour held her interest the entire time (though we did arrive late). Mark, our tour guide, (an employee of 28 years, no longer working there except for doing these tours because he obviously loves the place) took us...More

Thank Emma G
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You would have to check their website to see how often they have tours, The nearest tube station is Hendon Central, which is in Zone 3/4 but the station is not in walking distance. Again, check their website for travel... More
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