Mr Benn’s Magical Costume Shop

Ever wanted to to be like Mr Benn? Both televised and written in book form in the 1970s, Mr Benn’s adventures are all the stuff of cult children’s adventure. Mr Benn, a man in a black suit and bowler hat, ventures from his house at 52 Festive Road and visits a fancy-dress costume shop where […]

The 5 Most Important World Book Day Costumes

If you’ve had a child enter school since the mid-nineties, you might have taken notice of a new holiday that involves a bit of planning, fancy dress and imagination. Not just your child’s imagination, but yours as well. That’s because UNESCO (you know, the same people who protect Stonehenge, Edinburgh Castle, the Standing Stones of […]