Hen and Stag

Traditionally the ‘last night of freedom’, hen and stag do’s are now basically an excuse to go and have a good time, in whatever format that might take.

It doesn’t need to mean a heavy drinking session on the high street, it can mean a pamper session at a spa or even a long weekend shopping in New York. We have ideas for every type, group and budget.

Simply choose from our ‘Hen and Stag’ posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro

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Channing Tatum is bringing his Magic Mike Live show to London...

Been tasked with throwing an epic hen party in the UK? Forget seeing a strip show at the local arcade in Brighton (nothing kills...

8 glamping hen parties for the boho bride-to-be

Are you a boho-loving bride who wants to escape to the country with her girls? Look no further than Canopy & Stars' quirky hen...

The HAG Do – Thought About Having One?

This year, forget about stag and hen parties, it's all about the HAG do! The traditional single-sex shindig is being replaced by mixed outings...
Find out everything your groomsmen need to know, from outfit choices and suits to speeches, the stag do and on the day duties and roles...

Ultimate Guide To Groomsmen: Outfits, Roles & Stag Do

We get to grips with all things groomsmen in this handy guide to get yours suited, booted and big day ready. Your bridesmaids will instantly...

A bride’s guide to surviving your hen night

If you and your girls are the life of the party, then you're probably looking forward to a crazy night out for your hen...
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The hen party guide to weekends in the New Forest

There’s no better excuse to spend time with your closest girl friends than a hen do. Many brides and their hens are choosing to...

A minimoon retreat to complete lakeside luxury in a cosy Cotswolds...

Our online manager Ben indulged in a weekend of luxury. Seclusion, scenery, space – this Cotswolds’ log cabin has it all... Words by Ben Iskander The...

10 experiential stag do ideas that the boys will love…

An epic activity on a stag do go hand in hand like; Strawberries & Cream, Dick & Dom and Redbull and Vodka. A whopping...
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10 unusual hen party venues you and your girls will love

Fancy a four-course meal being served to you in bed, watching acrobats swing from the ceiling or perhaps you’d enjoy a spot of opera...

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea’s You’ll EVER Have

5 of The Best Afternoon Tea's You'll EVER Have A thoroughly British triumph, Afternoon Tea was invented by the Duchess of Bedford who saw fit to...

9 hen party ideas with a twist!

Organising a hen party can be very tricky – not only do you have to do something that the bride-to-be will appreciate, you also...
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Hen weekend ideas for the super stylish bride

As wedding season approaches and many of us are struck by wedding fever, those chosen few bridesmaids need to start planning. If you have...
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Like Magic Mike and 50 Shades? Forbidden Nights is the hen...

Choosing a hen party destination and theme can be daunting, however, with the squeals to both Magic Mike and 50 Shades of Grey coming...

18 Hen Party Ideas For The Modern Bridal Party

18 Hen Party Ideas For The Modern Bridal Party To celebrate the launch of The Hen Directory, a free online platform dedicated to finding the...
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The official day to celebrate your bridesmaids!

25th March is National Bridesmaids Day. A day to mark all the hard work bridesmaids do in the build-up to their best friend's wedding. To...

Organise a hen do – Throw a party to remember!

How many hens does it take to organise a hen do? Actually, none – just top planning by the maid of honour and a...
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10 ways to keep clear of those hen party stresses

Wedding season is just around the corner,  our social media feeds are filling with news of the latest engagements, and wedding invitations are fluttering...
Sasha Pallari shares her advice (as both MUA and bride-to-be) on choosing the bridal makeup artist for you, plus find out the best bridal beauty products

Winter Makeup Colours To Suit Your Skin Tone

Looking for the right winter makeup colours for your wedding? Bold, rich makeup colours are the go-to for any winter wedding and glowing bride-to-be. We've got...
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The rise of the ‘sten’ do: Top tips for the perfect...

Brides and grooms are forgoing the traditional seperate hen and stag dos in favour of a more integrated pre-wedding celebration – the combined stag and...
Whether it's you or your girls planning your hen do, you need hen party ideas to make it perfect. Here are 4 ideas by personality - which is for you?

4 Hen Party Ideas To Share With Your Bridesmaids

Hen party, hen do, bachelorette... Whatever you want to call it, here are four hen party ideas to help your best girls throw you...