Costume Hire

We’re taking a little break!

Our costume department will be closed from Sunday 1st December until Sunday 8th December because our lovely wardrobe staff are taking a well-deserved break. We apologise for any inconvenience caused – they’ll be back soon.

 

Costumes from the Maddermarket Theatre are available for theatre groups, business organisations and the general public to hire.

The Maddermarket Theatre has one of the most comprehensive collections of theatrical costumes in East Anglia. Period costumes have been skilfully created, restored and donated over its eighty-plus year history. To date, the collection boasts some 30,000 costumes, over 3,000 hats and 1,000 pairs of shoes. The collection is an outstanding resource for those interested in the history of fashion, with numerous items from the Victorian and Edwardian eras and early 20th century.

Wardrobe and Costume Research

Researchers who are interested in studying the collection are invited to contact our wardrobe department on 01603 626560 or email office@maddermarket.org

Hire Charges

£30 per week, per full outfit | £5 per week, per additional accessory

A £70 cash or cheque deposit will be required in addition to all hire charges, on all costumes. This is fully refundable on satisfaction that costumes are returned complete and in good condition. Costumes returned late will be charged accordingly. A form of ID will be required when hiring.

Please call on 01603 626292 alternatively you can call in during wardrobe opening hours:

Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00

Wednesday 17:00 – 19:00

Saturday 11:00 – 13:00

 

Take a look…

Have a scroll through the gallery below to see the sort of costumes available to hire; but remember with a collection of over 30,000 pieces, we are sure to have something in-store for you!

Box Office 01603 620 917
Mon to Fri from 10am to 5pm