What's On

Office Opening Times:

Mon 10am–5pm*
TueSat 10am–8pm**
Sun Closed
*Open until 8pm on show days
**Open until 6pm on non-show days

Theatre Opening Times:

Mon 10am–5pm*
TueSat 10am–11pm**
Sun Closed
*Open until 8pm on show days
**Open until 6pm on non-show days





Costume Hire

Been invited to a fancy dress party?
Staging a school play, a musical or a panto?
Hosting a themed event for your company?


Our Costume Hire department is the treasure trove you need. We have everything from the historical to the hysterical! You can hire and buy costumes.

Some of the things we can do for you:

  • Glamorous period evening-wear
  • 60s and 70s party outfits
  • Giant animal costumes
  • Scary stuff for Halloween
  • Everything from wigs to winkle-pickers

You'll be pleasantly surprised by how little it costs to hire from us. A pair of handmade 1940s shoes from £5 per week. A complete panto villain from £30 per week.

Opening Hours:

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 2pm (by appointment only)
Saturday; 10am - 4pm


How to find us:

Costume Hire is located in the basement of The De Grey Rooms next door to York Theatre Royal on St Leonard's Place.
There is no parking at The De Grey Rooms except for pick up/drop off. The closest car park is Bootham Row.

Entrance: Down side street under archway, left of main doors (fully accessible)

York Theatre Royal Costume Hire
The De Grey Rooms
St Leonards Place
01904 715444