Category Archives: Hen Party Ideas

10 Best Belfast Hen Weekend Party Ideas & Activities

belfast hen party

Hiya Hens! This week’s location has a special place in our hearts here at The Hen Planner! Belfast is one of our local “big cities” and we’re so excited to share some of the things it has to offer all you lovely Hens. Whether you’re a laid-back Hen, a glamorous Hen, an adventurous Hen (or […]

5 Best ‘Last Christmas As A Miss’ Gift Ideas

last christmas as a miss

Christmas is always a special time of the year. It’s a period of celebration and spending time with your loved ones, as well as indulging in a few too many mince pies and sweets. It can be an even more significant time if it’s your last Christmas a single gal. Our ‘Last Christmas as a […]

How to throw a virtual hen party

virtual hen party guide

Has the wedding for your bestie bride to be been cancelled? So much for that hen party you had been planning for ages! Fun and celebrations are still happening though and even though the amazing hen weekend you had planned can’t take place, here are some ways you can throw a virtual hen party to […]

Lockdown hen party ideas… (thanks Corona)

Coronavirus Hen Party Ideas

To paraphrase Lenin, ‘There are decades when nothing happens and there are weeks when decades happen.’ These are extraordinary times and right now if feels like we’re living in an episode of Black Mirror. We’re not going to give any advice on what we should all be doing – we’ll leave that to the experts. […]

Alternative Hen Party Ideas

Alternative Hen Party Ideas

Tired of the same old cocktail making and head melting karaoke sessions? Looking for something different for your hen party celebrations? We’ve already written about gorgeous hen party accessories, hen party ideas in Dublin and fun games to play on your hen party. Check out those posts and pages for more ideas for throwing the best […]

The Ultimate List of Hen Party Ideas

Hen Party Activities

Calling all bridesmaids! Want to give your bride-to-be the hen party of her dreams? We have an amazing selection of list of hen party ideas and activities to suit every bride and budget. The Ultimate List Hen Party Ideas will give you all the inspiration you need. It’s essential to know what she will really love before you start […]

5 Disney Hen Party Theme Ideas

disney hen party ideas

Every girl wants to feel like a princess on her wedding day. After all, the whole point of a wedding is to achieve that perfect, happily ever after, right? But, there’s a lot of build up to that fairytale dream, and you don’t have to wait until the big day to make the bride feel […]

Hen Party DIY: Customised Tattoos

Hen Party DIY: Customised Tattoos

Ever since Lauren Conrad’s bachelorette party tattoos were shared all over Instagram, we have been getting constant queries about where you can get them from. We purchased tattoo paper from Amazon a while ago to see how we would be at our own designs and DIY attempts.   Here’s how we got on The tattoo […]

5 Hen Party Ideas for Small Groups

hen party ideas for small groups

Whether you have a shy and retiring or just very discerning bride on your hands, planning a small hen party throws up some unique challenges. It is not uncommon for a bride to want to keep her pre wedding bash to a small group of her nearest and dearest. This doesn’t have to take from […]

Personalised Gift Bags

Personalised Gift Bags

Nothing looks as complete as a personalised gift bag. Whether you’re looking gifting to your bridesmaids, bride, bridal party or birthday girl, a personalised gift bag is a nice touch and is an easy way of making your gift look extra special. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite personalised gift bags from Etsy. These […]

9 Unforgettable Naughty Hen Party Ideas

naughty hen party games

Let’s face it, despite the level of class some ladies emanate, some secretly love having a bit of willy in their faces (yes we just said that!)… So, with that in mind, we have rounded up some naughty hen party ideas and games for you to bring the a right dash of dirty to the […]

Torichella, a hen party festival

Torichella, a hen party festival

Lucky Tori got a BIG surprise when her sister and mum organised a her very own festival in their back garden. We are loving TORICHELLA. Be inspired by this dreamy boho hen party with impeccable Coachella style outfits, complete with a tipi, glastonbury style lettering for TORICHELLA, fairy lights, candy floss cocktails and lots of […]

12 Best Brighton Hen Party Ideas

Brighton Hen Party Ideas

You had us at “Selfie Bar”! With a drinks venue for all types of hen, delicious food options and a side of sea, it’s not hard to see why a Brighton Rocks as a hen party destination! This seaside city is a favourite spot for henplanner fans for either a hen night or weekend of […]

9 Recommended Barcelona Hen Party Ideas

9 Recommended Barcelona Hen Party Ideas

Lots of you gals have enquired about destination hen parties. We asked those who have been there for some suggestions and we have received lots of AMAZING feedback from our real-life hens about their fave places for hen parties. They’ve shared their highlights and recommendations from hen parties abroad, and we feel it’s only fair […]

Hen Party Bag for the Bride, Gifts for the Bride

Hen Party Bag for the Bride, Gifts for the Bride

Yes, a hen party bag for the bride is now a thing! What is this? This is a little box or bag for the bride filled with hen party survival and bridal treats. What you put in it will depend on the budget but even if you only have a couple of pounds or euro […]

Insta-Glam! Dublin’s Most Stylish Venues for hen party dinners, drinks and bottomless brunches!

Insta-Glam! Dublin’s Most Stylish Venues for hen party dinners, drinks and bottomless brunches!

Looking for the most PERFECT place for your hen squad to eat, drink and catch amazing photos around Dublin? From old favourites to new kids on the block, our Dublin hen party hotlist has you covered. You’ll find all the best drinks and the coolest vibes in the city’s most insta glam locations. We have […]

Cool Hen Party Theme Ideas

Cool Hen Party Theme Ideas

Ok, so when it comes to hen parties you’ll have people who LOVE a theme and those who hate it. The reason people usually dislike them is because they are tacky however we believe there is always way to make something work. Browse through our cool hen party theme ideas for 2019 for the ultimate […]

Active Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Active Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Hen parties can be a great opportunity to try out something adventurous that you might never get the chance to experience otherwise. If your bride to be likes to be active, is always up to try something exciting or unusual AND she’s not afraid of getting wet (if required), there are lots of great unconventional […]

23 Classy Hen Party T Shirt Ideas

classy hen party t shirt ideas

Here at The Hen Planner we used to be totally anti any hen party tshirts or sweatshirts. Our hen party tastes however do change along with fashion (sorry, we’re a little bit fickle!) and let’s face it, hen party style has seriously upped it’s game! You can now get cool and actually nice (non tacky) […]

Hen Party Mugshot Signs

Hen Party Mugshot Signs

If you have been browsing Pinterest looking for hen party inspiration, you more than likely have come across the Mug Shot photos from bachelorette parties in the US showing before and after party photos. If you’re looking for something a little different for a hen party, these hen party mugshot signs we came across are […]

Bohemian Hen Party Accessories

Bohemian Hen Party Accessories

A bohemian hen party has always been one of our favourite hen do themes. It is fun, relaxed and we just love the fashion and feel of it. You are always guaranteed amazingly cool hen party photos with a boho inspired hen do. We have trawled through our favourite resources online to find you the […]

Hen Party Bottle Labels

Hen Party Bottle Labels

Hen party bottle labels are a simple way of bringing a personal touch to your hen party celebrations. These hen do bottle label ideas can work for a bottle of wine, mini bottles of prosecco or even gin. They are easy to make and are a winning route to an awesome hen party. They will […]

The dream hen party on a budget

The dream hen party on a budget

Hen dos are full of fun, laughter and good old-fashioned girl time. And while you only need your greatest girlfriends around you to create the best memories, the hen celebrations of today are likely to set you back a fair few pounds or euros. Here are three unique, affordable ideas for DIY hen celebrations so […]

Hen Party Cocktails

Hen Party Cocktails

Summer is in full swing, you have a weekend free before the next hen party kicks off and it’s time to get the final hen details sorted. A fun hen party drink always goes down a treat. It’s a great way to welcome your hen party guests and add a little personal touch to the hen […]

Funny Mr and Mrs Questions

Funny Mr and Mrs Questions

We have listened to your feedback and know that everyone is always on the hunt for alternative and funny Mr and Mrs Questions. The Mr & Mrs quiz is a hen party staple and even though it has been played for years, we still have it as a must for any hen do celebration. We […]

Hen Party Bunting

Hen Party Bunting

Here’s the lowdown on some of the best hen party bunting you can get your hands on. Who doesn’t love bunting?! And not just for a party – bunting is for any time! It’s a great, statement backdrop to your party celebrations and can really transform a room or venue. Bunting works amazingly well to create a […]

9 Personal Hen Party Ideas

9 Personal Hen Party Ideas

  When it comes to a hen party, whether you decide on a glamorous night out on the Moet or a day rolling around in the mud, it all comes back to the bride and the little touches you bring to the party to make it special for her. There have been some new and […]