The Tour

An insight into the world of Angels Costumes​

A behind the scenes look at costume design for theatre, TV and film

The Tour

An insight into the world of Angels Costumes​​

A behind the scenes look at costume design for theatre, TV and film

Book our Behind the Seams tour

Angels Behind the Seams Tour – Tuesday 30th April- 2pm

All prices are inclusive of VAT. Get an insight into the world of costume design You are booking tickets for our Behind the Scenes tour on Tuesday 30th April at […]

£24.00
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Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Rd
London, NW9 6AA United Kingdom
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Angels Behind the Seams Tour – Thursday 2nd May – 2pm

All prices are inclusive of VAT. Get an insight into the world of costume design You are booking tickets for our Behind the Scenes tour on Thursday 2nd May at […]

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Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Rd
London, NW9 6AA United Kingdom
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Angels Behind the Seams Tour – Tuesday 14th May – 10am

All prices are inclusive of VAT. Get an insight into the world of costume design You are booking tickets for our Behind the Scenes tour on Tuesday 14th may at […]

£24.00
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Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Rd
London, NW9 6AA United Kingdom
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Angels Behind the Seams Tour – Tuesday 14th May – 2pm

All prices are inclusive of VAT. Get an insight into the world of costume design You are booking tickets for our Behind the Scenes tour on Tuesday 14th may at […]

£24.00
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Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Rd
London, NW9 6AA United Kingdom
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The Angels Behind the Scenes Tour - Reviews

5/5
“Amazing. To see all those beautiful costumes and hear the stories. The guide was great. Very personable and so interesting.”
Jenny Dollin
5/5
“Best experience of our whole London vacation. Amazing tour and the guide was awesome.”
Karin Fisk
5/5
“The guide at Angel's was excellent & I would recommend it to anyone interested in film, tv & theatre.”
Jacqueline Hetherington

Behind the Seams at Angels Costumes

Dressing the stars of stage and screen since 1840

You’re invited to go Behind the Seams at the world’s largest costume house; Angels Costumes.

A one-of-a-kind experience, the Behind the Seams tour showcases our extensive costume collection, which spans 8 miles worth of rails, and over 1 million items.

On the tour, you’ll be guided around all of Angels Costumes departments including Tailoring, Ladies Making, Alterations, Uniform, Badge Room and Warehouse. You’ll hear first-hand accounts of working on the biggest productions such as Shakespeare in Love, The Lady in the Van, Downton Abbey, Wicked and Game of Thrones. And see clothes made or recreated for Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Fred Astaire, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett and many more.

Tours are priced at £20 per person and run regularly throughout the year. Pre-booking is essential.

For more information, please read our FAQs or email tours@angels.uk.com

Tours Update - 2023

We have had to make a few changes but if you would like to get a behind the scenes look at the film industry and into one of the oldest family businesses in the film industry we look forward to welcoming you to our warehouse

If you have existing bookings for tours which were cancelled during the pandemic please contact us to rearrange onto our new dates.

To Book a tour please use the booking system above, if you have any queries please email us on tours@angels.co.uk

Open Tours are at 10am and 2pm on the selected days.  If you are wanting to speak about a private tour please email us

Frequently asked questions

On the day, you will be guided around all of Angels Costumes departments. You’ll learn about the heritage of the business, see how costumes are made and journey through over 10 miles of hanging costumes.

We recommend comfortable shoes as you will be on your feet throughout.  There are not rest stops along the tour

The tour can last approximately two hours and there are no rest breaks or stoppages.

Spaces are limited to 15 people per tour.

Photography and videos are only permitted in two areas. These will be highlighted to you during the tour.

By car, use the postcode NW9 6AA. Please park in the Angels Costumes car park, not Angels Fancy Dress.

By train, Angels Costumes is a five minute walk from Hendon train station. Turn right out of the station along the A504, then right again down Wilberforce Road. Walk to the end of the road and Angels Costumes is opposite.

View our location on Google Maps.

Since the tour takes place in a working, multi-level environment, it is not suitable for children under the age of fourteen.

Wheelchair users are welcome. Please let us know in advance if you or a member of your group is a wheelchair user.

 

This can usually be arranged although we may charge for special requests. Please let us know in advance if you want to see something specific.

 

The tour is not designed for research trips. We offer a separate research service for fashion houses and students. Email info@angels.co.uk for more information about this.

Yes. Email info@angels.co.uk if you want to arrange a tour for your college/university.

Yes. Email info@angels.co.uk if you want to arrange a private tour.