Tag: Costume

Fashion, Venue

What your Halloween costume says about you (and other stupid assumptions)

As the trees shed their leaves and the days grow shorter, there’s a quiet anticipation for the spookiest day of the year. Yes, people, it’s the most wonderful time of the year – Halloween. It means we’ll be witnessing this year’s additions to the pop-culture pantheon. From Princess Leia to your friendly neighbourhood Spiderman, Britney…

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Is blackface ever okay?

In September of this year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught in a firestorm of controversy with the media, facing criticism for wearing an Arabian Nights themed costume during a party in the early 2000s, with the costume involving the use of makeup to create ‘brownface’. Of course, Trudeau released an apology stating his regret…

Sport

Charity Rugby match to take place at UEA

On Saturday 16th March, the annual Potter Legacy Cup will take place at Colney Lane, raising money for two charities. The Potter Legacy Cup is the result of a collaboration between UEA Sport, UEA men’s and women’s Rugby clubs and UEA Touch Rugby. The match is played in honour of David Potter, UEA men’s Rugby…

Features

Costume Design for the Big Screen

Despite the fact that I was sat at the very back of the room, and the lack of a microphone meant I found it very difficult to hear what was being said, I really enjoyed the sold out ‘Costume Design for the Big Screen’ Q&A with Glyn Dillon, the fashion designer who worked on The…

Halloween

How to decorate

‘Tis the season to be spooky, and living off of campus means every Halloween-loving student has the opportunity to pimp up their front door. No Halloween is complete without a pumpkin. Go pumpkin picking as something fun to do with your housemates or purchase one from the local supermarket. Having a lit pumpkin outside your…

Venue

Halloween alternatives to the LCR

Halloween is back, and it is one of, if not, the biggest nights of the year. The LCR is obviously a hotspot for UEA students, given that tickets are sold out immediately upon release. Those freshers who are living on campus are always particularly eager to get their hands on that coveted ticket. Naturally, many…

Fashion, Venue

Carefully planned costumes

Halloween is fast approaching and there is so much inspiration for costumes out there if you’re willing to go all out! These outfits are inspired by popular films and TV shows of 2017. The characters in this top 6 will undoubtedly dominate Halloween. 1. Stranger Things With the return of Stranger Things, it’s highly likely…

Arts, OldVenue

UEA Artists Presents: Cosplay

I’m Eleanor and at weekends I dress up as fictional characters and prance around comic conventions. Well, not exactly, but that’s what most people assume when they hear the word ‘cosplay’. We dress up as our favourite fantasy characters and all get together at big meetups and conventions for costume parades, photoshoots, and competitions. Cosplay…

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