Frequently Asked Question

We have put together a detailed FAQ's page where you will find many answers to standard questions. If however, you do not find your answer on this page then you can always contact us directly and we will be happy to assist you further.

Costume Information

1) Select a Costume Package
2) Submit your Costume Measurements
3) Pay your Deposit or All-in-One Go
Your costume package

A costume is made up of under garments i.e. bra and bikini bottoms, belt, neck piece, leg pieces and arm pieces. Your costume package also includes on the day, rum punch, hot meal, light snacks, Carnival Cup, Music, roaming photographers and helpful stewards.

Is there an age limit to play Mas?

We are an adult band serving alcohol, we therefore require proof of ID on costume collection verifying masqueraders are over 18. If we suspect any masqueraders are underage, they will be asked for ID in order to stay in the band.

What do you need for costume registration?

For registration, you will need the following: Full Name, Email Address and your Measurements.

Sizing Information
Ladies: Bottom Piece Size: S: 8-10, M: 10 -12, L: 12 - 14, XL: 14 - 16, XXL: 16 - 18
Ladies: Bottom Piece option (Bikini, Thong, Hot Shorts)
Men: Waist Size (in inches): S: 30 - 33, M: 34 - 36, L: 36 - 38, XL: 38 - 40, XXL: 40 - 45

Please note that you are required to provide your own plain bra. This is to ensure that the fitting is to your standards.

When is costume distribution?

Our costume distribution schedule will be emailed to all masqueraders, posted on our website and on our Facebook page in August.

Where is the Soca Saga Boys mas camp?

Please contact us directly at info@socasagaboys.com.

What do I get when I come to costume distribution?

As we sell a variety of costume packages we cannot explicitly list your package details here. However, we do provide you with a costume leaflet explaining exactly what your package should include within your costume pack. Please check this before you leave the mas camp to allow us to rectify this issue.

Your missing a piece from your costume pack?

If you later find out that your pack is missing a costume piece then please get in contact with us directly at a info@socasagaboys.com .

Costume order deadline

The last date to make a costume order is 17th August 2016.

Customising Your costume

Yes, but please speak to us first.

How do I cancel my costume order

You can cancel your order any time before 17th August 2016 by emailing us directly at info@socasagaboys.com. For Become a Saga Boy members you can log in to your account and visit the costume checker page. Please note that your deposit will be non-refundable and you will be refunded the difference.

Paying Us

Costume payments

We accept payment via PayPal as this is the most secure method. However, if you do not have an Paypal account we are happy for your to transfer the funds directly to bank account or as an final alternativem you can pay cash in person at the mas camp. Please note that your costume order will not commence until we have received your deposit payment.

How much is a deposit payment?

A deposit payment varys depending on your order, please see the deposit breakdown below:

Costumes Deposits: £40.00
Tee Shirt Deposit: £20.00

I can not make a deposit payment?

Deposit payments are only available to Become a Saga Boy members. Please log in/sign up to use this option.

Making a costume deposits

All costume DEPOSITS are non-refundable.

About Carnival

What is Carnival?

Carnival is an amazing array of sounds, colourful sights and social solidarity.

What is Notting Hill Carnival like?

Notting Hill Carnival is an experience that has no age restriction, where children and adults enjoying the vibes of not only caribbean music but urban music also. Notting Hill Carnival expresses fun and unity and should not to be missed!

When is Notting Hill Carnival?

Notting Hill Carnival is every year in August on 24th and 25th (which may change depending on the year i.e a leap year). a good way not to forget is to remember that it will always be on the last Sunday and Monday of August.

What time does Notting Hill Carnival start?

Carnival starts from 9am and finishes approx 7pm on both Sunday and Monday.

What's the address for Notting Hill Carnival?

310 Kensal Road, London, W10 5BL is a perfect location to catch mas bands passing by at Notting Hill Carnival.

What you'll hear at Notting Hill Carnival?

Historically steel pan bands, Soca & Calypso Music have been at the heart of Carnival however in recent years these have been joined by the static sound systems playing anything from Reggae to R&B, Funk, House, Dub and much more. So there is a party for everyone!

Become a Saga Boy

How do I Become a Saga Boy?

Please visit the Become a Saga Boy page and follow the instructions.

What do I get with Becoming a Saga Boy?

Becoming a Saga Boy member will grant you exclusive access to information about what we do. You will be eligible for costume discounts each year. Your carnival photos will be tagged and uploaded to your profile for you and your friends to see. You will get free entry to our Launch/Thank You parties and more... Check out the full list here.

I have not received my activation email?

Please note that the activation email is an automated email therefore, your email provider may see our email address (info@socasagaboys.com) as an untrusted sender. We recommend that you to check your Junk/Spam folder to see if the activation email was moved there. May we also add to avoid missing important updates from us again be sure to move our email address to your address book.

I have not been receiving any emails?

If you have not received any emails about your order please log in into your account and check your account details to see if we have the correct details for you.

I forgot my password, what do I do?

Please reset your password using the forgot your password page. Unfortunately, we can not provide you with your current password or a new password as this is a breach of our security policy.

I forgot my username, what do I do?

To find your current username please use the forgot your username page for an automated email to be sent to you. Unfortunately, we can not provide you with your current password or a new password as this is a breach of our security policy.

General Information

I have a comment / complaint – who do I speak to?

Please send any comments/complaints to info@socasagaboys.com.

How do I sponsor Soca Saga Boys?

Please visit our sponsorship page where it will explain everything you need to know about sponsoring us.

Ask A Question

We understand that the list of questions and answers above may not be what your looking for therefore, you can contact us directly at info@socasagaboys.com with your question(s) and we will get back to you as soon as possible.