March Events to put a Spring in your Step!

What a fabulous month February has been! Not only have we enjoyed some unseasonally glorious sunshine, visitors to events across the UK have also had the chance to meet some famous faces!                         Peppa Pig celebrated Chinese New Year and the Year of the […]

Fantastic Events this February!

A busy January meant 2019 got off to a strong start for Rainbow Productions.  The London Toy Fair was a particular highlight with 19 characters walking the aisles at Olympia London, including new additions Pepi Nana and Moon Baby from new pre-school show Moon & Me, which airs on CBeebies from today. February is also […]

How to Look After your Mascot Costume

You’re probably not surprised to find out that washing and caring for your mascot costume is a bit different than the rest of the items in your laundry basket. Nope, not even a gentle hand-wash cycle on your domestic washing machine is going to get the job done. Instead, Rainbow Productions recommends that our customers […]

How To Keep Warm In Your Character Costume This Winter

Keeping comfortable when working as a professional character performer can sometimes be a challenge, particularly when it is cold and you’re working outdoors. With the prospect of snow knocking at our door in February and even March, some character performers (especially those with little experience in the field…) may be concerned about how to keep […]

Top tips for Professional Costume Character Performers

Professional costume character performing is a unique, rewarding profession.  And, while representing a character or brand isn’t easy, it is great fun! Actors who are masters of their craft effortlessly bring an audience’s favourite cartoon celebrity to life, creating an amazing atmosphere for children and adults alike. All character costume artists are auditioned, cast and […]

Looking Ahead to 2019

2018 ended on a high here at Rainbow Productions. The last few Christmas lights switch on events took place across the UK and Ireland featuring everyone from The Snowman to PAW Patrol favourites Chase and Marshall. The first ever Intu Merry Hill Christmas Parade took place featuring numerous licensed characters as well as their own […]

Festive Character Events

2018 will soon be drawing to a close but we still have plenty of events for you to enjoy during the festive period. Twenty children’s characters will be attending the Intu Merry Hill Parade on 8th December and you can expect plenty of appearances from The Snowman, The Snowdog and Father Christmas at venues up […]

5 simple steps to help you create a custom mascot

  Custom mascot costumes are, undoubtedly, a useful addition to your company’s marketing strategy. And they’re not just popular with children.   In fact, mascot costumes are imperative for brand recognition, so if you haven’t yet got a mascot for your brand, it is about time you got one.   And with Rainbow Productions, it’s […]