St. David’s Day is on March 1st and celebrates the Patron Saint of Wales, St. David. This is a day to mark Wales and Welsh culture. There are many parades held with the largest being in Cardiff where it is perfect to wave a Wales Hand Held Flag and concerts are held in pubs and clubs. School concerts also take place where singing is the main focus and children often wear traditional costumes. The national symbols of Wales are leeks and daffodils and these pinned onto clothes.
You do not have to be in Wales to enjoy the festivities of St. David’s Day. There are Welsh Food Festivals held and many restaurants offer Welsh menus. Whether you are commemorating this day by having a Welsh themed party or going to a pub, bar or restaurant we have great Welsh themed party products to add to the atmosphere. Welsh Flags are the perfect way to start, we have different sizes to suit your venue and needs and our flag range also includes a Welsh Table Flag which make ideal table decorations and a Hand Held Flag. Wales Bunting is always a popular choice to put up at a Welsh Party as are Inflatable Hands which are always good fun. A Wales Decorating Kit which includes paper garlands, fans and balls among other products is suitable for any venue and looks impressive when all put up to add to the mood of the occasion.
It is not too late to order your St. David’s Day party supplies from us; our delivery options also include a next day service for any last minute orders.
How will you be spending St. David’s Day? We would love to hear from you.
World Book Day is on 2nd March and is a fantastic way to engage children into the world of books and reading. There are loads of events taking place in schools, nurseries, libraries and bookshops where children get dressed up in their favourite characters from books. Book related decorations for example Pirates indicating Treasure Island or Peter Pan can be put up to make the day look fun. Authors often visit schools and £1.00 book tokens are given out to encourage children to buy a new book to enjoy. This day also gets children thinking about the books they love when choosing their favourite Fancy Dress Costume. If your child is celebrating a birthday at this time of year it also a great idea to have a Book Themed Party.
There is so much choice of Fancy Dress Costumes when it comes to deciding which much loved character to become. There are many traditional options for both boys and girls such as Candy Creator adding a touch of Roald Dahl, Fireman Sam, Robin Hood and Prince Charming. The Horrible Histories are always a popular choice and our range for boys includes a Peasant Boy, Guy Fawkes, WW1 Costume and a Viking Boy among many others. Moshi Monsters such as Bingo zip Top, Katsuma and Scamp Zip Top are also popular. Our Fancy Dress is also exciting for girls and adds to the delights of the day. Choose from a classic Princess Costume which includes a Fairy Princess, a Princess Costume and a Royal Princess Costume as well as Snow White. An Air warden, Boudica, Elizabeth I and a Georgian Girl from Our Horrible Histories range is also a food choice for girls as is Poppet from Moshi Monsters.
If your children prefer to wear accessories rather than full costumes then a Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat is perfect and a Pirate Hat or Bandana with an Eye Patch and Hook or a Mask is ideal.
With our choice of delivery options there is still time to order costumes for your children enjoy for World Book Day.
Have you children decided who they want to dress up as ?
Mardi Gras is on 28th February and celebrated in Louisiana. These festivities last for two weeks and there is generally one main parade each day although many days have a number of parades with the most elaborate taking place in the last five days. Within the final week there are balls which are often masquerade balls. Tourists tend to go to the carnival activities on Bourbon Street. The customary colours of Mardi Gras are Purple, Green and Gold and we have lots of traditional Mardi Gras party supplies for you to choose from to have your own Mardi Gras celebrations.
A Mardi Gras themed party is always great fun and filled with colour. Impress your guests by putting up fantastic Mardi Gras decorations such as Mardi Gras Cutouts which include Comedy and Tragedy. Mardi Gras Banners are perfect to put up to welcome people as is a vivid Mardi Gras Flag. When sending out invitations put some Beads in the envelope for everyone to wear to the Party to get the mood going or alternatively hand out Mardi Gras Party Beads as they arrive. If your Mardi Gras Party has a masquerade theme to it we have beautiful masks for you to choose from all in the distinctive Mardi Gras colours. Our range includes a Metallic Gold Eyemask, a Feathered Sequin Mask on a stick, a Green Ornate Mask and a Gold Eyemask. Having Green, Purple and Gold Balloons at your venue put together in bunches around the room creates an amazing effect and using contrasting bright tableware in Green, Gold and Purple keeps the theme going throughout the party.
With our choice of delivery options it is not too late to order all your Mardi Gras party products to put together a fabulous party with the perfect atmosphere.
Are you celebrating Mardi Gras this year? We would to love to hear from you.
Valentine’s Day is on 14th February and is also known as St. Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine. Typical symbols of this day include Hearts, Doves and Cupid. Valentine’s traditions consist of sending cards anonymously showing or declaring your love. Sending presents is also customary as well as arranging romantic meals out or cooking something special. This is where Valentine’s Day Balloons are impressive. Sending a foil balloon saying ‘I Love You’ will put a smile on someone’s face, a great way to send one is among a bunch of heart foil balloons in plain colours such as Pink, Silver and Gold. As well as presents Valentine’s Day Balloons make fantastic Valentine’s Day decorations either at home or in restaurants or bars to create a Valentine’s Day Theme. In addition to this we also sell Helium Tanks which makes shopping for balloons effortless.
If you are thinking about having a party at this time of year then a Valentine’s Day Party is an exciting idea. It is so easy to put together a classic colour scheme of red and white and with loads of distinctive St. Valentine’s Day Decorations to choose from, all suitable for any venue, you will create an amazing atmosphere. Valentine Heart Cutouts together with Valentine’s Day Heart Garlands look perfect put up on the walls and Valentine’s Day Banners are a fun way to welcome guests and let them know where the party is, particular favourites are the Heart Sign Banner and the Metallic Fringe Happy Valentine’s Day Banner. Valentine’s Garlands are always a good choice and Valentine’s Day Decoration Packs always make ordering easy and we have a choice of Standard, Large and Deluxe. Valentine’s Party accessories are cool and always delight; Heart Glasses and Jumbo Heart Glasses are vibrant and add to the mood of the party. Valentines’ Photo Props are ideal for creating memories whilst enjoying the festivities.
See the joy on the face of your loved one to see a room decorated for them with lots of Valentine’s Day party products. Dangling Heart Whirls, Jumbo Heart Whirls, Red Confetti Hearts, Valentine Street Cutouts and Plain Hearts are just what you need to make Valentine’s Day special.
Now is the time to start planning your Valentine’s Day celebrations and our delivery options help you be organised and we also provide a next day delivery service for any last minute ideas.
Have you started thinking about how you will be spending Valentine’s Day? Maybe you are wining and dining the special person in your life or having a Valentine’s Day Themed Party for friends, either way we would love to hear from you.
Chinese New Year falls on 28th January and is the Year of the Rooster, this is the tenth animal in the cycle and also known as Red Chicken Year. Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival and each year is determined by one of twelve animals. This is a public holiday for the Chinese giving them seven days off from Chinese New Years Eve to the sixth day after Chinese New Years Day. The main days are New Years Eve and New Years Day. Shops, restaurants and businesses close although some supermarkets stay open with early closing. The night before New Year families have reunion dinners and clean their homes to sweep away bad luck. Chinese Decorations mainly in red are put on doors and windows. There is also entertainment which includes acrobatics, dance and music. Watching customary Lion Dances also takes place as well as ringing bells and the lighting of firecrackers. In London there is a traditional parade through the West End before getting to Chinatown which is great to watch.
We have loads of Chinese New Year party ideas if you are having a China themed party. Chinese Party Products are a must and really get the party underway and shows your guests what an effort you have made. Chinese Decorations are the perfect place to start and as it is the Year of the Rooster, Rooster Stringers and Rooster Danglers are fantastic to put up in any venue. Whether you are having a party to celebrate Chinese New Year at home or in a restaurant China Table Flags make perfect table decorations. Enjoy the festivities with Oriental Fans, they do not only make fantastic giveaways they are also popular decorations and also look good laid out at everyone’s place at a table. Good Luck Lanterns and Chinese Cultural Cutouts are needed to give a traditional look for a Chinese New Year Party. Dragons are always a typical Chinese decoration and we have a good selection including a Dragon Ceiling Decoration, Dragon Wall/Door Panel and a Jointed Dragon. Dressing up for any Chinese New Year event adds to the mood and a Chinese Coolie Hat or Mandarin Hat is ideal for this.
As well as these Chinese Decorations looking impressive you will get lots of satisfaction from seeing how much your guests enjoy them.
It is still not too late to order Chinese New Year party products, so check out our choice of Chinese New Year party supplies to find all you are looking for.
How are you celebrating Chinese New Year? We would love to hear from you.
Australia Day is on 26th January and is a National Holiday in Australia. This day also known as ‘Anniversary Day’ and ‘Foundation Day’ has only become a public holiday in recent times. In 1994 this day was officially declared as a regular holiday. Australia Day is celebrated in with friends and family getting together. There are festivals, concerts, picnics, barbeques, sports competitions and fireworks displays. This is also a day where people become Australian Citizens.
You do not have to be in Australia to celebrate Australia Day. There are many ways to enjoy the festivities and many pubs, bars and restaurants hold Australia Day Parties as well as private parties being hosted. To add to the atmosphere of an Australian themed party we have loads of fantastic Australian party products. Create the feel of Australia with great Australian Decorations, Cutouts are the ideal choice and include Boomerang Cutouts, Road Signs and The Outback Sign. Australian Inflatable’s are always popular and add to the Australian party decorations, an Inflatable Kangaroo and Snake are perfect examples. Australian Party Packs are contain a range of fun accessories and are available in two sizes to suit your needs. No Australian Themed Party would be complete without a Corkscrew Hat to look the part and do not forget to fly the Australian Flag to commemorate this day.
There is still time to get all of your Australia Day party supplies using our choice of delivery options including a next day delivery service.
Where are you on Australia Day? How will you be celebrating?
Burns Night takes place on 25th January and celebrates the Scottish Poet Robert Burns whose famous works include Auld Lang Syne. The classic way to honour this occasion is to have a supper. This can be a formal or informal evening which typically involves a traditional Scottish meal of Haggis, drinking Scottish Whiskey and reciting the works of Robert Burns and also includes the playing of the Bagpipes.
Whichever atmosphere you are trying to create for your Burns Night event we have fantastic Scottish Party Products for you to enjoy. A Burns Night Party is the perfect time to enjoy a get-together with friends and family. To get the party in full swing our traditional Tartan Kilt, Tam ‘O Shanter Hats and Bow Ties are the perfect accessory to wear to add to the Scottish Theme. Impress your guests with Scottish Themed Decorations such as Bunting and a Leaf Garland and putting up Balloons always adds to the fun of the party. The Scottish Flag is great to hang as part of a Scottish Party for Burns Night and never fails to impress. Our Scotland Party Pack is a fantastic fun choice for a Burns Night Party.
For all your Burns Night Party Supplies look no further than Novelties Direct and our shipping options give you plenty of time to order.
How will you be enjoying the festivities of Burns Night? We would love to hear from you.
New Year is always a time for celebration and a great reason to get together with friends and family for a New Years Eve Party. Now is definitely the time to get ready for any New Years Party. We have fun 2017 Novelties available which include Glasses, Danglers and Headboppers. Wherever you are spending New Years Eve this year we have loads of New Years Eve Party products for you choose from which will also add to your New Years Eve party ideas. They may help you to decide on colour schemes as well. Popular colour schemes always include Gold, Silver and black and we have so many New Years Eve Party Packs to reflect these themes. Our Party Packs are perfect for all parties no matter how big or small, they start with packs for up to 10 people and go up to packs for 100. Among many New Year Packs there is the New Yorker New Years Eve Pack, the Golden Bonanza or the Rainbow Blast to choose from.
New Years Eve Party Decorations are an ideal way to impress your guests and add to the mood of the party. They look cool whether put up in a restaurant, at home or any bar or club. Combine Happy New Year Banners with Happy New Year Hanging Decorations and either Black and Gold or Black and Silver Star Whirls which are perfect to match any colour scheme. A 2017 Sign and Streamers are also great fun. New Years Eve Party Hats add to the festivities and Glitter Bowler Hats, Happy New Year Headdresses and Happy New Year Tiara’s are ideal to give out to guests. Handing out Noisemakers as 2016 comes in helps keep the party in full swing as well as creating an amazing atmosphere, Blowouts and Horns are particularly good for this. If your New Years Theme is about mystery and disguise then our Masks are perfect for this. Masquerade Party Themes always go down well at any New Year Bash and we have a huge selection to choose from which includes Sequins and Feathers.
Take advantage of all of our delivery options this year as you prepare for your New Years Eve Party.
What are you doing this New Year? Are you going to or hosting a party this year?
Christmas is not that far away and we are already busy here at Novelties Direct sending out corporate orders in the run up to the office party season. We are sending out loads of Santa Hats as well as Branded Christmas Crackers and Party Poppers. Christmas Crackers are a favourite top seller for any Christmas Party and we have a great selection for you to suit any party, budget or colour scheme. Choose from Silver & White Snowflake, Green & Red Swirl, Gold Damask, Plain Silver & Gold or a Luxury Silver & Gold Cracker.
We have lots of Christmas ideas for you for all of your Christmas party stuff and Party Packs are a great way to start for effortless shopping and include all you need. Whether you are looking to buy for a party at home or an office party we have various sizes to suit whatever size party you are having from Small Packs up to 10 people such as a Party Pack to Large Packs up to 100 people such as the Home Party Pack or the Office Party Pack. The Party Box which are individual boxes with a popper, streamer, blowout and rocket balloon are also a very popular choice. Christmas Decorations always add that something special to Christmas Parties and a Gold Tinsel Star, a Silver Garland Snowflake, Christmas Danglers and Christmas Gift Cutouts do just that. Not forgetting a Merry Christmas Banner which is always welcoming to guests. Santa Hats are a fun way to get the party in full swing and are perfect to hand out to guests; we have Cheap Santa Hats as well as Luxurious ones for to opt for. No Christmas Party would be complete without a Santa Costume or Beard which is an ideal accessory. We have a fantastic array of Christmas Fancy Dress which include Santa Costumes for Men and Women as well as traditional Elf Costumes which add an amazing atmosphere and get any Christmas party in full swing.
Now is the time to get ready for Christmas as well as take advantage of our delivery options. Once you are organised all you have to do is enjoy the Festive Season.
Are you having a Christmas Work Party? We would love to hear about all of your Christmas Parties this year.
Now that summer is finally upon us and we have lovely warm days and nights it is time for some summer parties. This is the ideal time to have a summer themed party or turn any barbeque coming up into a summer theme. The perfect way to spend summer time is with friends, chilling with a few drinks and good food. We have lots of summer themed accessories, decorations, glasses and hats to add atmosphere and fun to any summer celebrations.
Flip Flops are the most comfortable and easy to wear shoes to wear to a summer party. They make great give-aways to hand out to your guests to add to the mood of the party and a great excuse for the women to wear instead of their summer heels. Putting out Beach Balls and Inflatable Palm Trees creates the perfect summer look as do decorations such as a Dangling Sun, a Jointed Surfboard and Beach Sign Cutouts and really impress your friends. A Seaside Stand In Couple is really good fun for those photo opportunities and adds to the memories of the party or get-together. With our disposable tableware you will be able to enjoy the party with very little washing up to worry about, choose from plain colours or our BBQ range or co-ordinate them for a great look. To make sure you always have a drink handy look at our Test Tube Shot Glasses on a necklace, always popular! Wearing accessories always get the party underway, look cool in Wayfarer Glasses with a choice of lenses, either Mirrored, Dark or Clear or even a pair of Hawaiian Margarita Glasses. A Straw Fedora or a Hawaiian Straw Beachcomber Hat always make for a good look. We also have a huge range of Hawaiian Products which are also fantastic to use at any Summer Party.
Take advantage of the weather and enjoy the summer with our choice of delivery options you can have everything you need in time for some summer fun.
Have you got any summer parties or barbeques planned this year?