Top Tips


From the Mascot’s Mouth – Notes from a Costume Performer Pt. 2

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16th November 2017

5 Top Tips for a Professional Character Performance Mark Velvick is a talented costume performer based down in the south of England. Mark, through his company The Toony Bin, has played a wide range of characters from football mascots to well-known children’s characters. In his second blog, Mark shares with us his top 5 tips for a professional character […]

Planning Your First Mascot Costume – A Handy Guide

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6th October 2017

Who doesn’t love a good mascot? We’ve been producing colourful, charming and cheeky characters for clients for well over 30 years and we still love them like it was our first day on the job! Thanks to our talented team, we’ve been able to bring some unique mascots to life for a variety of means. […]

The CWC Guide To Facebook Success – Creating A Mascot Character Profile

Social Media
31st May 2017

Costume Characters are a great way to promote your business, charity, sports club, products, services, the list is endless. Where there is a Mascot there is usually a buzz of excitement, people taking photographs and generally getting giddy about interacting with your oversized Ambassador. This type of live event creates a memorable occasion for those […]

Marathons And Mascots – A Guide To Running In Costume

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22nd March 2017

Participating in a Marathon for many of us, is a superhuman feat. Over 26 miles of relentless running and jogging, or in many cases, walking and limping to complete a course designed to challenge even the hardiest of runners. Dedication, hard work and determination are required to complete the course, not to mention the mental […]

10 Reasons Why Your Costume is in Good Hands

Good Hands
19th January 2017

‘Trust me’ is a big statement. It’s a statement that shouldn’t be used without the confidence and ability to back it up, but it’s a phrase often misused by those who aren’t trustworthy. Any Tom, Dick or Sally can sound out the words and make them believable whether they have the relevant experience or not, […]