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Dirty Pictionary: Naughty Hen Party Game

dirty pictionary game idea

Ooooooh, naughty naughty! Dirty Pictionary is a classic for any party. We usually steer clear of anything too naughty however we do sheepishly wave our hands as big fans of the dirty alphabet game after a few glasses of wine or cocktails. When we saw this hen party style pictionary, we had to share. It […]

6 Alternative Hen Party Games All Your Girls Will Love

6 Alternative Hen Party Games All Your Girls Will Love

A hen isn’t a hen without a few games and even a smattering of slightly cringeworthy activities. While it’s true that none of us love an over scheduled party, when you bring a group of gals together it’s a good plan to have a few icebreakers and mood setters up your sleeve. That’s why we […]

Hippy Hen Party, A Completely Unique Zen Hen Weekend in Ireland

Hippy Hen Party, A Completely Unique Zen Hen Weekend in Ireland

Our lovely Etain was at a very alternative, untraditional and zen hen party last week. If you’re planning for a bride who has been there and done that, this unique hen party idea will give you tonnes of inspiration. Read on for more on Hippy Hen Party, A Completely Unique Hen Weekend in Ireland… Having […]

8 Hen Adventure Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

8 Hen Adventure Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Whilst we sing from the stylish sheet often here at The Hen Planner HQ we do love adventure and trying something new. A glass of champagne or a margarita is never better than when really deserved after a morning of frolicking in the great outdoors. Although we might dread the thought beforehand of having to exert any […]

Unique Hen Party Activities in London

Unique Hen Party Activities in London

To us, London is the home of random. Fresh out of college in Cork, we learned pretty quick that there was a lot more to fashion than our Miss Sixty baggy jeans and Puma runners. We probably (definitely) over used the word random when we first moved there, gobsmacked by everything and everyone we saw. […]

5 cool summer hen party ideas

5 cool summer hen party ideas

If you’ve found yourself stepping outside just to breathe in that freshly cut grass, you’re probably aware summer is well and truly here. Yay! And if you’re lucky enough to be planning a hen party over the next few months, be sure to take full advantage of what the great outdoors has to offer. Go […]

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 […]

6 UK Hen Party Destinations to Suit Your Theme

6 UK Hen Party Destinations to Suit Your Theme

If you’ve already chosen a theme for your hen party, the next thing on your list should be location – believe us, it can either make or break your big idea. Where a vintage theme based in a contemporary hotel in one of London’s business districts would be all kinds of wrong, for a festival theme, glamping in Glastonbury […]

Dublin Fashion Hen Party

Dublin Fashion Hen Party

Bridesmaids, have you got a fashionista bride-to-be that’s head over heels in love with all things stylish? Well we’ve got a hen party that’s not on the high street. Forget Paris, New York and Milan and hit the cosmopolitan streets of Dublin’s fair city, the home of too many chic secrets to mention. We’ve lined […]

Planning a hen night that is memorable for the right reasons!

Planning a hen night that is memorable for the right reasons!

Our guest blogger Noelle is sharing her top 10 tips for throwing a hen party that is memorable for the right reasons. From knowing the crowd to avoiding hen party game overload to keeping it chilled, follow Noelle’s advice below to throw a hen party that will have the bride smiling and everyone talking about it […]

6 Ways to throw a FABULOUS hen party

6 Ways to throw a FABULOUS hen party

By way of introduction my name is Ciara O’Reilly, a 30 year old not yet married (although applying daily pressure) lady living in Dublin city. I seem to have spent the latter half of my 20s being a bridesmaid organising and attending hen parties.  My first hen was party was a “Cheerleader” themed hen. The […]

The Perfect Boho Hen Party

The Perfect Boho Hen Party

Creating a modern boho look is a nice and easy alternative for your hen party. It’s the perfect style for a laid back summer hen party whether you’re heading to a festival or on a glamping hen weekend. Natalie from Boudoir Girls shares 5 tips on how to pull together this look.   Colours Boho […]

The Hen Planner’s Fen Party

The Hen Planner's Fen Party

Last week we held our first ever Fen Party. What is a Fen Party I hear you ask? A fen party is a fake hen party, created by thehenplanner.com to entice all our lovely girlfriends to join us for a day of pampering, fun and laughs and enable us to take some photos to showcase our […]

Creative London Hen Party Idea

Creative London Hen Party Idea

When Laura Felicity Designs first came to  me to tell me more about her hen party workshops, I didn’t really know what to think. Why would anyone want to do lino or screen printing for their hen party? What even is lino printing? Screen printing? I didn’t even know what they were to be honest. […]

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Earlier this year we helped Niamh organise a hen party for her Downton obsessed bestie! Here are some details on their gorgeous and fun hen do. Friday. Arrived in Mullingar and got to hotel round 6.30pm. Checked in to a lovely 4* hotel and were greeted by very friendly and helpful hotel staff.  We then had dinner […]

Downton Abbey Hen Party

Downton Abbey Hen Party

For all you Downton Abbey fans, we are excited and delighted to bring you this unique hen party experience.   This Downton Abbey Hen Party activity is a fun mix of downstairs busyness and mischief, and upstairs posh and naughtiness. To kick it off, everyone dresses as servants to do some of the household “chores”. Don’t […]

Mrs Doyle Hen Party

Mrs Doyle Hen Party

2014 hen parties have just kicked off and the hottest theme  in Ireland right now is taking on the ultimate house host and ‘glamorous’ woman herself, Mrs Doyle from Father Ted. Read on to find out more. Go on go on go on go on. From tea parties to lovely girls competitions, ladies are dropping […]

WIN! A personalised magazine with The Hen Planner and Blue Friesian

Surprise the bride with this unique keepsake for the bride to treasure! Memory books are a very popular gift to the bride to be. They’re a way of pulling out the highlights, funnies and best memories from her days as a miss. An alternative spin on this is a personalised spoof magazine which will contain […]

A Crafty Hen Party with The Crafty Hen

A crafty hen party is a unique opportunity to do something different with your nearest and dearest before the big day and really offer the bride-to-be a unique experience. The activities can be tailored around the brides hobbies, likes or interests and you don’t even have to be crafty to enjoy a crafty hen party! […]