Hen Parties: Goodbye Crass, Hello Class

Traditional hen nights are still popular though a lot of hens today tend to celebrate their hen do the way they want. For some, that means going for class instead of crass.

Going for a classy hen party will not be a problem in most locations as there are always so many other activities for the group to enjoy. For inspiration, here are some hen party ideas.

West End Experience

An evening at London’s West End can be the perfect idea of a hen night for hens that enjoy theater and good food. Though West End is famous for its musicales, this part of central London has so much more to offer than that.

This section has a lot of art galleries, museums, hotels, theatres, cinemas, nightclubs, shops, bars, and restaurants. All of those can be perfect venues for the celebration depending on the activities that the group enjoys.

Having a West End experience is not limited to hen parties in London as it is possible to have a similar experience in other cities as well. That is, as long as they have similar activity centres concentrated in a particular area.

Perfume Making

Dreaming of concocting Love Potion No. 9? Dream no more and have a perfume making class as a hen party activity. It certainly might help friends that are only dreaming of being as lucky as the bride-to-be. What’s more, it’s something different and interesting.

There are certain places in Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, and other countries that offer such lessons for groups of people. It can also be a great excuse to travel for that hen weekend.

Cupcake Decorating

Hens that are already quite good at baking might not be interested in learning how to bake. However, a cupcake decorating lesson might be something that will tickle their fancy. With a little creativity, hens can learn how to decorate cupcakes for any occasion.

A cupcake, or desserts, in general, have the power to cheer people up as well. If the wedding preparations are getting rather stressful, this activity can be a way for the bride-to-be to have some fun.

Pure R&R

Get pampered and well relaxed after spending a day at the spa. It’s normal for some hens to go to the spa for their hen do, but why settle for just that when the whole package can be a lot better.

Make sure that the bride and her entourage is at their best on the big day by getting a complete makeover. That means… hair, makeup, and nails. A weekend of pure rest and relaxation can be just the thing the girls need to look great on the wedding day.

Fashion Consultant

Better than just hitting High Street and feeding that shopping frenzy, hire a professional fashion consultant. Shopping will then be a lot better with one.

Hens that love shopping probably know where to go. There are lots of great shopping locations and professional consultants are not that difficult to find either.

Choosing the right hen party activity can make or break the celebration. Just make sure that it is something that the celebrant will love. Of course, it will infinitely be better if everyone in the group will enjoy the chosen activity as well.

Sabrina Mable is an author and recognized authority on planning hen parties. She currently works for Henit and specializes in creating hen party packages for fun and memorable hen parties in Ireland. She has succumbed and joined the world of social media. Follow her on Twitter.

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