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Decorating a school hall for disco - ideas please

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Posey Thu 03-Feb-05 19:44:20

I've been roped in to help decorate the school hall for the annual disco next month, and we are really stuck. Obviously its a large space with high ceilings so needs to be something to make an impact. Anyone any ideas what we can do? All help gratefully received!

Twiglett Thu 03-Feb-05 19:53:01

can you string things across the ceiling (like cord from DIY store) and hang it with loads of bright coloured paper ribbons (crepe paper?) .. or would that be a fire risk?

what age kids?

Whizzz Thu 03-Feb-05 19:58:24

Net of balloons for the grand finale ?
Does the disco have a theme ? It would be easier to make it a Black & White Disco or Silver & Gold !

Posey Thu 03-Feb-05 20:01:28

Its a primary school with just a fancy dress theme. We've tried to be more specific in the past and it hasn't been hugely popular.

Whizzz Thu 03-Feb-05 20:07:26

How about hanging twinkly / glitter shapes from the ceiling that would catch the light or mirror balls seen be quite easy to find now (left over Xmas Decorations ?)

Furball Thu 03-Feb-05 22:01:45

What about the kids making a few of their own mirror balls by sticking foil pieces and bits of coloured cellophane onto blown up ballons? Then you could hang them in a semetrical pattern round the ceiling.

Posey Fri 04-Feb-05 20:36:15

nice ideas everyone. Would like to get the kids involved in the making, so will run these ideas by the PTA. Thanks.

MunchedTooManyMarsLady Fri 04-Feb-05 20:38:18

collect lots of cds, internet connection cds, freebie cds etc and hang them from beams etc.

Posey Fri 04-Feb-05 20:47:07

Now there's a brilliantly effective and easy decoration. Thanks a lot!

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