Remember in the film Bridesmaids when Kristin Wigg’s character Annie Walker gets upstaged by her rival bridesmaid at the bridal shower when Helen manages to steal the bride’s favour by buying her a trip to Paris? Annie is enraged, and trashes the bridal shower, earning herself an un-invite from the wedding. Aside from being essential …

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British Hen Do

When it comes to planning the perfect stag or hen do, plenty of people turn to the professionals. But engaged couple Chris Perry and Kimberlee Drew had no concerns about where to turn when organising their own celebrations – after all, they met while working for a company which specialises in delivering parties for thousands …

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Over the years we’ve heard many boyfriends/husbands and friends say that they’re off on a Bournemouth stag do.  The seaside city is practically famous for its stag dos; however we think that it’s mighty unfair that the stags get to have this sandy beached town all to themselves and whilst some hens visit this fun-filled …

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Whether it’s a hen night  at your local club or a hen weekend away, everybody wants to know where the next hottest destination is. Last year saw Marbella hen weekends rise dramatically due to the cast of TOWIE visiting and as a result of the Geordie Shore TV show, Newcastle hen parties also shot up …

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With the festive season behind us and New Year’s resolutions well under way (or not, depending on your level of determination) most of us will be looking forward to the arrival of summer when spirits are lifted once again. If you’re planning your hen do for the summer months then you’ll be looking around for …

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So your planning the hen, great! Exciting tasks ahead of you. Firstly there will be many people to consider, perhaps different ages are amongst your group? There might be a  mixture of friends and in-laws who may not know each other very well.  Most importantly you will need to take all of the brides  tastes (and demands) …

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vegas wedding hotel

How do you decide whether to have a local hen party or pack your bags and have a hen party abroad? Well for most, the common misconception is that they can’t afford a hen weekend away but you’ll be surprised. Hen weekends abroad (or if you’re a male reader – stag weekends abroad) aren’t as expensive as …

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When it comes to hen do ideas, we’ve got them by the boat load (not that we own a boat or anything but you get the idea!) However as nice as a local hen party may be, sometimes it’s worth pushing the (metaphorical) boat out just that bit further… and by further I mean over …

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Vintage has been having a bit of a moment recently. With the likes of Christina Aguilera, Paloma Faith and Dita Von Teese leading the way, we women have been falling over ourselves to jump on this glamorous bandwagon. Vintage is an embrace of femininity, sensuality and glamour. For once, women have a trend that is …

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Walk along any of the main streets of Brighton on any night of the week and I’ll give you £1million if you don’t bump in to at least one flashing L-plate, fairy winged group of women out on a hen night (don’t ask me for that million if you do, though). It’s part of the …

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Ah good old Blighty! It may rain most of the year and has the worst public transport system in the whole of Europe but for many of us its home. So to celebrate this fact, we here at Hen Heaven have decided to list our top selling and most popular UK hen destinations… Newcastle Hen …

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Well, here in the UK, we’ve been reveling in some good weather… and then some bad weather and then some good… you get the idea! Honestly? It’s been pretty sporadic and unpredictable (more so than normal this year.) So it really doesn’t surprise us that many hens are“jumping ship” (as it were) and choosing to …

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Organising a hen weekend may seem simple enough but it can become quite a handful, especially for first time chief bridesmaids! Now we don’t doubt your organisational skills here (after all we’re not praised as the “multitasking gender” for nothing you know) however there’s quite a lot to consider and prepare – even before you’ve actually book …

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Fancy running wild on your hen party? Well, there’s no need to confine yourselves to a bar or nightclub. With a little imagination and a dash of adventure, there’s a world of exciting activities waiting for you. If you think booking an adventurous hen party means you are all going to get soaked, knackered and …

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Aware of the responsibility heaped upon the Chief Bridesmaid, here at Hen Heaven we’re always trying to cook up new hen weekend ideas to help our customers plan a hen party that really dazzles. Sometimes the tried and tested hen weekend essentials just won’t cut it, so we’re hell-bent on discovering the newest, most original …

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One of the greatest things about living in Europe is that it is surrounded on three sides by the sea. Thanks to this, you can guarantee somewhere, somehow you’ll be able to get to a beach. And with its top hen weekend beach destinations spread across the continent, there’s plenty to choose from. Let’s look …

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Hen weekends abroad are the perfect excuse to spend a few days away from it all with your best friends. But with so many great destinations, where’s best to go? If fascinating culture, exciting nightlife and mouth-watering food are on your list of criteria, these top destinations will guarantee to hit the mark: Las Vegas …

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We’ve all sat through our fair share of hen weekend activities where we’ve been plucked, preened and pedicured to death, sat in a steam room, gently cooking waiting for the inevitable 4 bottles of wine in the evening. Great though those hen weekends are, girls are increasingly looking for something a little less sedate, something …

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