Tag Archives: Hen Party Ideas

34 Best Hen Party Dares (& Free Dare Cards!)

Hen Party Dares

Hen Party Dares are a great way of bringing some serious fun and laughs to the hen party celebrations. They can be a great ice breaker for groups that don’t know each other. They can also work as a “pick me up” if there is a lull after too much food at dinner. But no one […]

50 Mr & Mrs Questions for the Hen Party Mr and Mrs Quiz

50 best mr mrs questions

The Mr and Mrs quiz is essential for any hen party and is our #1 recommendation for all hen celebrations. Why do we love it so much? These Mr and Mrs Questions uncover interesting facts and secrets about the bride and her groom. = Guaranteed LOLs for any hen group. Read on for 50 Mr […]

Alternative Mr and Mrs Questions: The Paddle Game

alternative mr and mrs questions

If you’re looking for alternative Mr and Mrs Questions, The Paddle Game is an alternative spin on the standard Mr and Mrs Quiz game. Whilst it is always a great idea to capture the groom answering the questions on camera, we understand that this isn’t always possible in advance of the hen party. This alternative […]

Hen Party Survival and Hangover Kits

Hen Party Survival and Hangover Kits

Hen party bags and hen party favours are by no means essential for a hen party but they do add a nice and personal touch. Hen party favours are little treats for the bride and hen party guests. They can be items to help everyone survive the hen party weekend (such as water, a mini […]

The Lingerie Hen Party Game

lingerie game

Guess the Lingerie is also known as the panties game. It’s a popular game to play at a hen party or bridal shower and we really recommend it! It’s extremely apt and fun to play at a hen party. Essentially, each guest brings a piece of lingerie be it knickers, panties or something more alternative for […]

6 of Dublin’s Best Rooftop Bars

hen party ideas dublin

Dublin has endless options when it comes to pubs, bars and clubs. There is definitely no shortage! That said, some occasions (like when you’re throwing the best hen party ever) require that EXTRA special venue and setting. There’s nothing quite like a rooftop setting with amazing bubbles, a long cocktail menu and the best views […]

Top 4 Classy Drinks to Serve at Your Hen Party

Top 4 Classy Drinks to Serve at Your Hen Party

Whether having a night in or a few drinks before hitting the town you’re going to want to get the party started in style. There’s nothing like kicking off proceedings with a few cocktails to set the tone for a night of sophisticated fun. We’ve taken the work out of it with a how to […]

5 Memorable Low Key Hen Party Ideas

low key hen party ideas

Every hen isn’t the same. This one is for the ladies out there who do not want a wild hen party or even a hen party at all! We’ve compiled a list of 5 low key hen party ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Show the bride that she doesn’t have to be like the […]

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 […]

5 hen party activities that NO ONE will expect!

unique hen party ideas

The hen party activity is always a bit of a dilemma. While dance classes, cocktail shaking and karaoke are still firm favourites and a fairly safe bet for some fun clucking action, sometimes a bit of a risk can go a long way to really impressing the bride-to-be and her besties. After all, while baking […]

5 Classy Liverpool Hen Party Ideas

5 Classy Liverpool Hen Party Ideas

If you ever been to Liverpool you may know it as a great place to shop, a place that celebrates and produces great music and a city proud of its football and cultural heritage. It’s the IDEAL location for a hen party with all of this and even more. If you’re looking for an alternative, […]

How to Make a Hen Party Memory Book (Our Top Tips)

How to Make a Hen Party Memory Book (Our Top Tips)

Hen books or hen party memory books… we know it’s super difficult to know what to write in a hen party memory book. What are hen part memory books they and how do we make them? We get asked these questions all the time so today Jayne is giving you the complete low down and sharing […]

Hen Party Survival A to Z

Hen Party Survival A to Z

A is for Assemble the troops Send out a save the date in plenty of time to give people a chance to pencil it in. B is for Bridal party brainstorming No matter how much your bride wants to be surprised be sure to get a list of dos and don’ts from her. C is […]

16 Amazing Dublin Hen Party Ideas

Dublin Hen Party

Planning a Dublin hen party but looking for something different to the typical Temple Bar hen weekend? Well, we’ve got you covered with the insider guide to a cool hen weekend in Dublin. We’ve rounded up some of the best hen party ideas in the fun city and you’ll find something for every type of […]

10 Fun Christmas Hen Party Ideas

Christmas Hen Party Ideas

There is nothing like a Christmas hen party. Winter might be dark and cold, but nothing beats that festive feeling. For any of you out there who are planning the most awesome send off for your bestie around the festive season, we have put together a few alternative hen party ideas for keeping the hen troops entertained […]

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 […]

23 Classy Hen Party Gifts for the Bride

Classy Hen Party Gifts for the Bride

Looking for a thoughtful gift for your bride to be bestie? We’ve rounded up some ideas from Etsy for token gifts for the bride, be it for her hen party, wedding, honeymoon or just because. Browse through these 23 gorgeous gift ideas for the bride via Etsy for that perfect wedding or gift for the […]

Hen Party Game : Wedding Predictions

Hen Party Game : Wedding Predictions

Finding unique and different hen party games is always a struggle when hen do planning, especially when you know the girls or the bride will have been to a gazillion hen parties already. We’re always on the lookout for new ideas and here is our latest one! This weekend we were at a fabulous baby […]

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 […]

6 Hen Party Ideas For All Ages

6 Hen Party Ideas For All Ages

Planning a hen party for a hen party group that includes mums, aunties, younger siblings or cousins? Here are 6 hen party ideas for ALL ages so that you keep all bases covered. Fresh flower crown workshops For all boho brides-to-be, this is our absolute favourite and most popular activity for 2016. This is your […]

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 […]

How Well Do You Know The Bride? (Easy Hen Game)

At a hen party recently we were all given a quiz to complete on the bride to be. We teamed up in pairs of 2 and worked our way through the questions on the bride. It started out with her younger years, school, college and some general questions. It’s a great idea for an ice […]

8 Fresh Irish Hen Party Ideas for 2019

8 Fresh Irish Hen Party Ideas for 2019

Calling all bridesmaids! So your bestie got engaged over Christmas and the New Year. Now, the celebrations are over, it’s time to start planning her hen party! If you’re looking for some inspo for a hen party in 2019, check out our list of hen party ideas, some new, some classics, all guaranteed good times! […]

What to put in your hen party hangover kits

hen party hangover kit

Planning on providing the bride and her hen party guests with some hangover kits to help ease the pain of the night before? Here are some ideas for useful hangover kit items that the girls will actually use! 1. Bottle of water ESSENTIAL! Even if you’re not doing hangover kits, always provide each of the […]

4 Amazing Cork City Hen Party Ideas

4 Amazing Cork City Hen Party Ideas

Is your bride-to-be a sparkling bombshell of glitter and glam? Does she adore retro fashion, pretty florals, champagne and cupcakes? Is she the type of girl who loves to be pampered or does she just want a fun night out with her best girls? No matter what her style or which hen party theme you […]

Mobile Hen Party Activities. Bring the party to you!

mobile hen party activity ideas

If the hen party plan is mainly centred around a kick ass country house, it’s likely you’ll want to spend as much time possible in the house to make the most of the hen party splurge. Hen party country houses are great for space, luxury and bringing people together. We’ve rounded up some ideas for […]

Healthy Hen Party Ideas

Healthy Hen Party Ideas

If your Bride to Be is a fitness fanatic or a fan of all things wellness, we have some perfect ideas of how you can plan her a healthy-ish hen and plan some activities to burn off your much deserved bubbles! Prosecco Pilates A pilates teacher says it’s always great having a bride to be […]

Hen party in Ireland. Where to go?!

Hen party in Ireland. Where to go?!

Ireland is packed with perfect hen party destinations. And whether you want to be the only hen in the village or surrounded by gaggles of girls and guys on their final fling before the ring, there is something for everyone. We’ve picked our top hen party locations across the country to get you on the […]

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 […]

How to plan the Best Hen Do Ever!

How to plan the Best Hen Do Ever!

He asked, she said yes; she asked, you said yes… And now, as a bridesmaid, one of your most important jobs is to make sure the bride-to-be has a hen to remember – but for all the right reasons! If you’re currently hen planning, follow our guide below for some essential tips for making sure […]

The Ultimate List of Hen Party Theme Ideas

The Ultimate List of Hen Party Theme Ideas

Costumes and hen party themes add fun to any hen celebration. Having a dress code helps put everyone in a festive mood, highlights the trend and is great for fun hen party photos #SquadGoals. Most of all, wearing special outfits makes the event more memorable. It’s a time when you laugh together commenting on how […]

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 […]

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. […]

Kenmare Hen Party Ideas

Kenmare Hen Party Ideas

If you’re looking for a pretty and classy hen party location in Ireland, Kenmore ticks ALL the boxes! Distance wise, it’s ideal if you’re travelling from Cork. It’s probably equal distance to Killarney but it has more of a small town feel. If you’re coming from further afield it’s about 45 minutes from Kerry airport. […]

Our Best Classy Hen Party T Shirt Ideas (These Are So Cute)

Hen Party Tshirts

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) […]

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 Balloons

hen party balloons

Let’s face it, balloons are kind of a big thing at the moment. They have taken over from bunting as the cool statement decoration for your hen party, bridal shower, bachelorette party or any celebration. We love balloons and they really help create a look for the hen do fun along with looking great as […]

Halloween Hen Party Theme

Halloween Hen Party Theme

If you have a hen party around halloween and want to theme it, the easy choice is to go for the obvious. There is some great halloween clothing and headwear available online. It’s has the cool and edgy fashion feel that’s out at the moment. You can pick up cool statement t-shirts, dresses and headwear […]

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 Ultimate List of Bridesmaid Dresses

The Ultimate List of Bridesmaid Dresses

Once the bride’s dress has been found, project bridemaid dress is usually the next wedding job. Finding the right dress for your ladies is no easy task. The golden rule when you accept the honour of acting as a bridesmaid for your friend, is acknowledging that it’s her big day and even if she wants you […]

Cool Gift Ideas for the Bride

Cool Gift Ideas for the Bride

A really great touch on the hen is a little gift for the bride. No matter how big or small the budget can allow, something thoughtful will be another addition to the hen party surprises and give the bride something to remember the celebrations by. Here are some cool gift ideas for the bride to […]

Festival Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Festival Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Looking for hen party ideas for a music loving bride? A festival themed hen party is one of our favourite ideas for this. You can combine all the best aspects of outdoor festival fun with friends and the hen party twists. If you want to bypass the less enticing elements of portaloos, warm pints and […]

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 […]