Fancy dress news and events

New Childrens Costumes

New Childrens Costumes

We’ve been busy adding a massive new range of childrens fancy dress costumes. Lots of new lines based on popular characters including Robin Hood, Little Red Riding Hood, Victorian Costumes and many more. Click here for Childrens costumes.

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New Years Eve Fancy Dress Costumes Ideas

It’s nearly then end of another year, and what a year its been here at the Online Joke Shop!   This year has seen a massive increase in stocked lines, we added hundreds of new licensed lines to our ever growing range of fancy dress costumes. Did you know we have nearly 5,500 products in our online fancy dress shop?   The most common problem people face when dressing up to Celebrate the striking of Big Ben on New Years Eve is what to dress up as, so...

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New Range Of Christmas Hats

New Range Of Christmas Hats

Our buying department has been busy this year in choosing a fanastic new range of Christmas hats including Elf Hats, Santa stuck in the chimney hat, plush pink santa hats to name a few.   Prices start at an amazingly low £1.49!   Our range of Christmas hats means you’ll be sure to stand out in the crowd and are ideal for office parties. With such a big choice everyone can wear a different style.

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Sesame Street Costumes

Sesame Street Costumes

Sesame Street fancy dress costumes are now available at the Online Joke Shop!   Choose from Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird.   All include a colourful jumpsuit and oversized padded headpiece, you’ll be sure to stand out in the crown in these great colourful fancy dress costumes.   In stock now starting from just £33.26!   Did you know? … Sesame Street premiered on November the 10th, 1969 - making...

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Read What Our Customers Think About Us

We’ve created a new and easy to use customer reviews page which you can view here : http://www.onlinejokeshop.co.uk/customer_testimonials.html Take some time to read what our happy customers are saying about their purchases of fancy dress costumes and accessories from the Online Joke Shop. Placed an order with us? We’d love to hear from you! Simply fill in the form at the top of the page and we’ll display your comments.

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Freddie Mercury Day

Freddie Mercury Day

September 3rd 2010 A celebration of all things Freddie Mercury! The Mercury Phoenix Trust are encouraging Freddie fans everywhere to dress up as Freddie Mercury for the day on 3rd September to raise awareness and funds in the worldwide fight against AIDS. September 5th is Freddie Mercury’s birthday. The Phoenix Trust will be running the Freddie for a Day event annually, either on September 5th or, if this falls on a weekend, the preceding...

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End of Summer Party: Fun Ways to Mourn the Completion of Summer Break

Once again the summer Bank Holidays are upon us! This marks the last holiday of the year while the warm weather prevails, before schools start back and the cold and melancholy of winter sets in. Holidays of this kind should be used wisely as they only come around a couple of times a year.   When school starts so begins the traditional cycle of stress and strife for the average student. Tests, homework, lectures- enough to make kids mourn the end of summer. What better way to say...

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Kids Costume Ideas

If there is one thing that unites all kids it is dressing up in funny costumes. Dressing up in a costume takes play one step further and gives children a chance to ‘be’ their favourite character.   It is something that stays with a child all his/her life and gives a child the chance to express themselves in a new way as well as practicing their new superhuman powers on mum and dad! Even adults can remember getting dressed as their favourite character be it...

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How to throw a 70′s party

So you want to throw a 70′s party do you? Well, you have come to the right place. Here are some tips for a swinging 70′s style party. Flares The first thing that anyone from the 70′s will say is flares! You can’t have a 70′s party without a decent pair of flairs. The bigger the better! Sadly the days of walking into a Charity Shop and finding a pair is over as they have become rather popular with collectors! So you can either make a pair or if you are...

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New Halloween Costumes

Yes we know its early, but we’ve already started to add our new range of halloween costumes so our customers can see the huge range long before they sell out!   There will be literally hundreds of new fancy dress costumes added over the next few weeks, and we’re going to completely re-do our halloween costumes section to make it even easier to find the perfect halloween fancy dress costume.   We’ll be adding new: Mens costumes ...

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Morphsuit Fancy Dress Costumes

Morphsuit Fancy Dress Costumes

The latest craze has arrived at the Online Joke Shop – Morphsuits! Morphsuits don’t need explaining, the pictures say it all. You can see through them and drink through them!   As Morphsuits are made of stretchy Lycra we have found that one size pretty much fits all but for the perfect fit please follow this simple guide:   Over 15,000 sold worldwide!!! Available in a range of colours including black, blue, gold, green, orange, pink,...

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Wallace and Gromit Fancy Dress

Wallace and Gromit Fancy Dress

Another fantastic liscensed product range has arrived at the Online Joke Shop fancy dress shop…Wallace and Gromit!   What do the packs contain? The Wallace Costume Includes a green and black top with white sleeves, shirt top and red tie, a pair of green trousers and a mask.   The Gromit Costume Includes a long sleeved beige jumpsuit with a zip up front, headpiece with eyes, nose and ears, hand and foot covers.   Makes a great couples...

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New Bananaman Fancy Dress

New Bananaman Fancy Dress

Due to the success of the Adults Bananaman Costume, a childs version has now been produced and we have them in stock.   The Childs Bananaman Costume includes a long sleeved padded blue top, a pair of trousers, yellow cape with attached blue eye mask, banana split gloves and a pair of matching boot covers.   Available in one size which fits 7-9 years (approx)

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Mr Blobby Costume

Mr Blobby Costume

Wahay, its finally here!   This amazing Mr Blobby Costume   Includes an inflatable pink and yellow spotted costume with an attached yellow dotted bow tie and an integrated pink and yellow headpiece with eyes, bushy eyebrows, nose and mouth.

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South Park Fancy Dress

South Park Fancy Dress

South Park comes to town! Well, to the Online Joke Shop anyway.   These great inflatable south park fancy dress costumes include a fan to stay inflated on your night out.   You’ll be sure to be noticed in these Official Licensed costumes.   Choose from Kenny, The Chef and Cartman costumes.   View them all here : South Park Fancy Dress Costumes.   All in stock, ready for shipping to your door!

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Fancy Dress Ideas List

With such a massive selection of fancy dress costumes now available from us, some people are having trouble choosing what or who to dress up as!   So, to help we’ve put together a list of popular fancy dress themes to help you. Ok here goes… Pirates Sailors Superheroes (Batman, Superman, Dangermouse etc) Army costumes Star wars Boxer costumes Golf fancy dress Ghostbusters Spongebob Lifegaurd fancy dress (We stock official...

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Robin Hood Fancy Dress

New Robin Hood costumes have been added to our website from our Tales of Old England Range.   The newest line can be found here .. Deluxe Robin Hood Costume which Includes a brown, green and golden long sleeved top with a lace-up front section, a pair of matching trousers, brown belt, a pair of boot covers and a green robin hood hat with attached feather.   Available in one size : Chest to 42″, Waist to 34″.   Complete the...

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Tales Of Old England Fancy Dress

Tales Of Old England Fancy Dress

We’ve been busy adding new costumes to Our Tales of Old England range.   Our newest line is this Medieval Jester Costume which includes a purple and black top with bells, star shaped collar piece, trousers and a jester hat.   Other fancy dress costumes available include: London Bobby Policeman Costume Jack The Ripper Costume St George Hero Costume Sweeney Todd Costume Sir Edward Long Lance Knight Costume and the ladies Victorian...

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The Lone Ranger Costume

The Lone Ranger Costume

Another fantastic Official Licensed product has arrived here at the Online Joke Shop – The Lone Ranger.   This great cowboy fancy dress costume Includes a long sleeved top with a lace up front section, pair of trousers, black bootcovers which can be worn over your own shoes, black leather look belt, holster, mask and red scarf.   Complete the look by adding a white cowboys hat and a pair of toy cowboy guns.   This costume is...

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Fancy Dress Ideas

So, you have a fancy dress costume party coming up soon and your not sure what to dress up as? With a range of over 2,300 costumes available its no wonder why! The choice is mindblowing! But…we’re here to help!   Popular choices for parties and the moment includes sailor fancy dress, army fancy dress, Thunderbirds costumes to name a few.   Why not take a look at our Themed fancy dress ideas, here you’ll find all our Official Licensed fancy...

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Sonic The Hedgehog Fancy Dress Costume

Sonic The Hedgehog Fancy Dress Costume

Another great addition to our HUGE range of Official Licensed fancy dress costumes has been added… Sonic The Hedgehog!   This great costume includes a blue and dark yellow top with sleeves, trousers, red and white boot tops, headpiece and a pair of large white gloves and is available in 2 adult sizes. (Standard and Extra Large).   Click for our Sonic The Hedgehog Costume.   Did you know? … The Sega Mega drive system was the first...

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Bill And Ben Fancy Dress Costumes

Bill And Ben Fancy Dress Costumes

Flobbadob!!   Who remembers the Flower Pot Men? .. Of course you do!   We’ve just added a brand new Official Licensed Bill and Ben Costume which includes a flower pot style top with sleeves, trousers, hat with yarn hair, green and orange bow tie, a pair of green gloves and a flower pot drinks holder.   This great fancy dress costume is available in 3 sizes and is suitable for gents and ladies.   Did you...

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Golf Fancy Dress Costumes

Due to popular demand we’ve added gents and ladies golf fancy dress costumes.   These can be found in our Sports Fancy Dress section.   These great golfing costumes are ideal for couples. The gents cotume is available in one size, and the ladies in 2 (Small and medium)   Click the links below for the costumes.   Gents Golf Fancy Dress Costume Ladies Golf Fancy Dress Costume

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New Robin Hood Film

New Robin Hood Film

2010 Is set to see another release of this amazing film starring Russell Crowe as Robin Hood and Cate Blanchett as Maid Marian.   The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.   Have an upcoming Tv and Film fancy dress party? These great costumes are available to buy online.   Going with the partner? these 2 great costumes make an ideal...

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Batfink fancy dress costume

Batfink fancy dress costume

Our range of Official Licensed costumes has been extended even further with the addition of our new Batfink Costume which includes a bright yellow jumpsuit with “B” lettering to the front, attached red boot covers, red gloves, black bat wings and a grey mask. Available in a medium size.   Did you know…. The Batfink series was very popular in the UK, becoming a cult series like the later DangerMouse, and yes – we do sell the Danger...

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Over 2300 costumes

That’s right!   We now have over 2,300 adult and childrens costumes available to buy online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!   Stuck for a fancy dress idea? Visit our Whats New page and you’ll be able to see our latest 250 costumes.  We’re not finished adding yet though! Hundreds of new and exciting costumes will be added over the coming months.   Hundreds of new Halloween costumes will be added in September...

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Bollywood Fancy Dress Costumes

Another new category has been added to the Online Joke Shop fancy dress site – Arabian And Bollywood Costumes. Click here to view our Bollywood fancy dress costumes. These amazing new costumes are available in a range of fantastic bright colours, you’ll be sure to stand out in the crowd in these!   Dont just stop at the costume, be sure to complete the look by adding a Bollywood turban style hat (sold seperately).   The gents costumes...

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New Sailor Fancy Dress Costumes

We’ve extended our choice for Sailor fancy dress on our website!   Choose sailor costumes for gents and ladies, all available in a range of styles, colours and sizes.   Add some acessories to your sailor fancy dress costume including a pair of white gloves, sailor shoes, large mesh stockings etc.   Sailor costumes for men have always been a popular choice on Stag Nights so we make sure we have enough instock at all times. The gents...

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Childrens Disney Fancy Dress Costumes

Childrens Disney Fancy Dress Costumes

Adult Disney fancy dress has always been a popular choice here at the Online Joke Shop so we’ve decided to extend our range to include childrens Disney costumes too!   Available in a range of qualities and sizes you’ll be sure to find the perfect fitting costumes at a price that suits your budget.  We have Buzz Lightyear and Woody costumes, Minnie Mouse, Belle, Cinderella, Tinkerbell costumes to name a few.   Need your Disney fancy dress...

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European shipping now available!

We're pleased to now offer European shipping for £20.99 per order, regardless of how many items you order. Not all items are available for this new service - on the product pages you notice a "Shipping" box found just above the price. The following countries are now available : Austria, Belgium, Channel Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland,...

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We've become bloggers!

From time to time we'll update our blog page with helpful information relating to the fantastic world of fancy dress, you'll find up-coming party evens and plenty of other excuses to dress up in our huge range of costumes. Click to see our Fancy Dress Blog .

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Simpler and more secure checkout

We've made our online checkout even easier and faster than ever before! It's now even quicker for you to order your fancy dress costumes and accessories from our site. Simply add the items you require to your basket, press the "View Basket/Checkout" button found at the top of the screen, fill in the simpler ONE PAGE of details including your name, address and card details - click calculate totals and then submit your order - its that simple! Not many fancy dress websites...

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Saturday delivery

Last minute fancy dress party? We now offer Saturday delivery, priced at just £12.95 no matter how many items you purchase. Delivery will be made between 9am-1pm. For more details visit our Delivery Information page.

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Order improvements

We have now set up a new emailing system which will email you the second your order has been despatched! Order despatch emails will be sent to the same email address you used to register.

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Affiliate program launched

Do you have a Facebook or Twitter account? A website or even a blog? If yes, you can now start earning money with us! Click here for further details.

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New phone number

You can now contact us on a landline telephone number which is 01442 768 474. Lines are open from 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri.

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5,000+ products

We've been busy over the past few months adding lots of new fancy dress costumes, party supplies and accessories - and we're not finished yet! Stuck for a fancy dress idea? why not check out our whats new section, you'll find the latest 250 products added to our site. Click here for details.

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We've joined Facebook

We've joined Facebook

You can now become a fan of the Online Joke Shop with Facebook! Click here to view our page and become a fan, from time to time we'll email all the fans with special offers and promotions. Dont forget to invite your friends to join.

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