Dance and Performance Hats

Hats designed and created to meet your needs, these hats are robust in constructed using theatrical millinery techniques in order stay firmly in place and look good at every performance.

When she isn’t creating beautiful mother of the bride hats or upcycling vintage hats to create something weird and wacky, Sue Wood Millinery works closely with amateur dramatics groups, costume designers and dance groups to create durable hats, headdresses bonnets and other accessories which enhance the authenticity of a production.

Sue trained under Rose Cory, the late Queen Mother’s milliner, achieving distinctions and higher distinctions in her work. In 2018, Sue was invited to exhibit at London Hat Week. Her hat, Oswaldtwistle, was inspired by the Industrial Revolution and the art of weaving.

Creative in her use of materials and passionate about upcycling, Sue has worked on some internationally renowned productions with some of the most influential theatrical producers including Cameron Mackintosh and Disney. Productions she has worked on include Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King.

Sue has a vast collection of hat blocks to create all manner of hats and headpieces. If you want to work with a milliner on your next production, please do get in touch. Alternatively, learn the art of millinery by attending one of Sue Wood Millinery's courses.

If you would like to know more, feel free to get in touch here, call 07801 970 195 or send an email to to organise your free consultation.

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