How to hire a costume

A rail of costumes in the store

Our stock is available to anyone who wants to hire it, amateur or professional.

As well as theatre, film and TV, we also hire to schools and colleges and event organisers. Stylists, photographers and private individuals are all welcome.

Our services
Many of our customers like to browse and select costumes themselves and we are on hand to offer our help and advice.

We can select costumes on your behalf and can email you images if you are unable to visit us in person.

We also offer:

  • A holding service to ensure your selection is available*
  • Use of our fitting room and/or a fitting service*
  • Fast, reliable and cost effective courier service

Contact details and opening hours
By appointment only Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm

RSC Costume Hire
Timothy's Bridge Road
CV37 9UY
+44 (0)1789 205920


*Subject to additional fees

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0844 800 1110
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