"BEHIND THE SEAMS TOUR"

Learn more about the dresses and costumes as seen on "Strictly Come Dancing", the real stars of the show! How long we have to make the dresses, explaining the process from initial design, from award winning costume designer Vicky Gill, to final rhinestone and the specifics of any performance dress. Also learn how we came into making all the Strictly costumes, why we love and fear it and let us share a few sparking stories and hidden secrets  "Behind the Seams".

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Click image to book your "Behind the Seams" tour. The price is fixed at £27.50 per person and the times for the tour for individuals (non groups) to join are Saturdays and Tuesdays at 2pm. Please print or save your order confirmation as confirmation of payment.
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What is the Behind the Seams Tour?

Learn more about the dresses and costumes as seen on "Strictly Come Dancing", the real stars of the show! How long we have to make the dresses, explaining the process from initial design, from award winning costume designer Vicky Gill, to final rhinestone and the specifics of any performance dress. Also learn how we came into making all the Strictly costumes, why we love and fear it and let us share a few sparking stories and hidden secrets  "Behind the Seams".
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Where is the tour?

The regular "Behind the Seams" tour is held at our DSI London headquarters, The Courtyard, 131 Aurelia Road, Croydon, CR0 3BF. Please arrive well in time to allow a punctual commencement of the tour. 
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Group Bookings

Group bookings are available on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday at 11am or 2pm. We require a 50% deposit upon booking and the tours are limited to 30 people per group.  For group bookings please email  carole@dsi-london.com  or  gerald@dsi-london.com  or you can phone the office on 020 8664 8188. 
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How long does a tour take?

Starting with a champagne reception, we will firstly stay in the showroom for the introduction and the main talk. Then we will go for a walk throughout the whole premises, exploring the actual production rooms of the famous "Strictly" dresses including the "magic" crystallising section, then visit the stockroom fearuring a caleidoscope of sparking fabrics in incredible bright colours. Throughout the tour we will also answer any questions you may have on any raised topic. In the end there may be the chance to try one of the original dresses and give it a whirl and spin. Allow approximately two hours for the tour.
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External Behind the Seams Tours

We are happy and willing to come to you to stage such external "Behind the Seams" Tour. We will take a selection of dresses as seen on Strictly Come Dancing with us and will explain identical to an internal tour. For such extrenal tours please contact Behindtheseams@dsi-london.com. Prices start from £500, while depending on the distance of the location and the expeted numbers of visitors
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