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Angels The Costumiers Tour

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GRed65
Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 12 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Diana B
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sallyrb2014
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Geralyn60
Reviewed 18 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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Alex K
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

Date of experience: March 2016
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Response from Sallyrb2014 | Reviewed this property |
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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