Fancy Dress for That Fancy Hen Party in the UK

Every year, thousands of women get married. That means, every year, thousands of hen parties take place. Now that a lot of budget flights are available, hen party organisers are getting more creative in their planning. That is also the reason why hen weekends abroad are now more common than before.

There is that point in time in a woman’s life wherein almost everyone that one knows just decides to get married. Now, for those that will be having their hen party soon or for those that are tasked with organizing one, here are some hen party ideas.

Popular Locations

In Europe, some of the most popular hen weekend destinations are Barcelona, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Riga, Edinburgh, and London. The best choice may depend on the activities that the organizer has planned for that weekend abroad. Also, naturally, it will depend on one’s budget.
London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, continues to be a popular choice for its party scene. For those who are planning to have the hen party in London, here are ways to make sure the whole group gets to have an unforgettable hen weekend.

The City

London is a city that sees a lot of visitors year after year because it does have a lot to offer its visitors. As a city that never sleeps, there are always a lot of activities to enjoy no matter what time of day. Hens that choose this city as their hen party location can expect to have a great day, night, or weekend ahead.

This global city is known for tourism, media, entertainment, commerce, fashion, and the arts which is why it is referred to as a world cultural capital according to The Independent. In one article, they also said that London is the most visited city in the world in terms of international arrivals.

Why do so many people keep going back to London? The city has four World Heritage Sites worth visiting, a lot of museums, cultural institutions, galleries, and sporting events. It is clear why some women will choose this city as their hen party destination.

The Party

Having the party in London can involve anything from touring the city to hitting the city’s best clubs or pubs. Instead of partying at night, the group can choose to wine, dine, or enjoy a show at London’s West End. With 40 West End theatres, there are so many shows to choose from.

How can anyone make that hen weekend in London extra special? Hens that are visiting the city can always choose to go for a completely “patriotic theme.” “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” and that can apply to any other country like the United Kingdom. Enjoy more than just London’s pubbing culture to have an unforgettable time in the city.

Have a Union Jack themed party! Get dressed in Union Jack fancy dress as the whole hen group strolls the streets of London. That will definitely get everyone’s attention. The party itself, regardless of where it’s held, can be decked in Union Jack decorations too. Think of cupcakes with small flags and table cloth to match. A little creativity can go a long way. For sure, it will be a sendoff party that the bride-to-be will never forget.

Sabrina Mable is an author and recognized authority on planning hen parties. She currently works for 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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