Hen party ideas
6 hen party themes
Stuck for ideas of what to do with the 'I do' crew? Start here with these popular hen party ideas, which you can easily tailor to suit your group and your budget.
Things to consider
Hen party games
Top of most hen do checklists are party games! And for good reason - these fun activities are the perfect ice breaker, and set the tone for an evening of giggles!
Get a game of bridal bingo going
Create a list of things you need to see, do or get a picture of during the hen do, like spotting a stag party or getting the DJ to play a certain song - first one to get a line or full house wins a prize!
Give advice to the happy couple
Got any pearls of wisdom to for the newlyweds? Get guests to write down their tips and well-wishes - you can even Give the bride a heartfelt gift to remember.
Test how well they know each other
Inspired by the gameshow classic, Mr & Mrs, before the party get both halves to answer questions; favourite song, most untidy, most embarrassing date moment...see if their answers match.
Hen party decorations & accessories
Celebrate in style
Hosting the hen party? Impress the Bride to be with beautiful decorations. Balloons, bunting and sparkling fairy lights instantly make a space feel party-ready, and for the ultimate stress-free setup, you can pick up coordinating packs of hen party decorations.
Hen party outfits
Got the party arranged? Time to switch focus to the all important dress code...
Top tips for organising
Planning a hen party can seem a little daunting at first! Here's some advice to help keep things running smoothly.
4 top tips to make party planning a breeze
1) Start planning asap - Even if you just get a date agreed, finding this out as soon as possible will give you the most options when booking activities.
2) Get the guest list from the bride -To avoid missing that second cousin (or inviting someone she'd prefer not to be there), it's best to get the bride to provide the guest list.
3) Agree a budget early (and stick to it) - The cause of most bridesbabe squabbles is probably around budget. To keep it friendly, agree how much you'll each spend early on, and try not to go over.
4) Get help from other guests (and even the bride!) - You don't have to do this on your own! Getting the other guests involved will help you all get to know each other better - you're TEAM Bride after all.