Hen/Stag Do

Liverpool hen and stag do (ideas)

Men playing qudditch on a stag do

A Liverpool hen and stag do has so much to offer for a weekend - full to the brim with culture and architecture there is lots to see and do. Famous for its World-renowned football teams and rich history of music it makes for an epic weekend away.

Take in the many sights especially the famous riverside Pier Head and head to Liverpool’s historic heart the Royal Albert Docks where you can enjoy year-round events, shops and its bustling bars and restaurants.

If you’re looking for something slightly different on your weekend in Liverpool, why not try a few of the more unique activities that Fizzbox has on offer:

 

Why London is the perfect city for your hen and stag parties

London at Twilight

With all the stress of planning for your upcoming wedding, you and your partner are probably looking forward to letting loose at your hen and stag parties. We asked Danny Horwood from Foxtrail London, who offer an innovative scavenger hunt in the city, to share why he thinks that London is the perfect place to celebrate with your friends.

A stag or hen party is the de rigueur way to celebrate the end of single life. Often the most enjoyable item to tick off the wedding prep list, a stag or hen do is the perfect excuse for the soon-to-be-wed to let their hair down after months — or even years — of preparing for their wedding day.

Your Hen Party Drinks Sorted: Bride’s Bliss Cocktail and More!

Cocktail to serve at hen party

Mixing up some spirits is a great way to break the ice at your hen party, but you don’t need to book a pro to help you. We have these delicious recipes from top mixologist and owner of the Grey Bear bar company Lloyd Brown and Baboo Gelato. Why not practice them with your maid of honour ready to show the rest of the party at your hen do?

 

Make your own hen party drinks with these 2 top recipes​

 

Tall yellow cocktail ready for Hen PartyBride’s Bliss

An English version of a mojito, with the perfect marriage of strawberry and cucumber flavours…

How to book stag and hen parties without breaking the bank

Stag and hen parties - men at a bbq

So you’ve booked the wedding, and the first thing on your friends’ minds? The stag and hen parties, obviously.

With a range of budgets, people living in different parts of the country and work/family life making availability an issue, it can be a real headache trying to decide what to do and arrange an event. So at Vows & Venues, we’ve done some of the research for you by checking out unusual stag and hen parties which won’t break the bank…

Camping and glamping​

Glamping is more popular than ever before, with a new survey revealing 10% of holiday park visitors are tent dwellers. For those not into roughing it, a pod or treehouse can offer pretty much the same luxury as a hotel room.

Healthy Hen and Stag do ideas

Women preparing to race

Hen and stag do’s have come a long way since the days of binge drinking and strippers, with healthy and active hen and stag do’s becoming increasingly more popular. A weekend of debauchery isn’t always everyone’s cup of tea, so with this in mind here is group activity and experiences specialist Fizzbox.coms pick of healthy hen and stag do ideas:

 

The ultimate instagramable hen party at Duck & Dry

Inside Duck & Dry

Brides at the ready! Forget Hen Parties, instead host a ‘Duck Do’ at Duck & Dry. Takeover one of our salons with your gal pals and create the ultimate, instagramable hen party.

Visit one of our prime locations and take advantage of our pretty and chic decor and leave with not only the most glamorous hairstyle but with ducking great memories too.

Check out our Chelsea and Oxford Street salons for dedicated group styling areas and crank up the volume at the Prosecco bar with your own personalised playlist hooked up to our sound system.

Low key or fancy, we can cater for all types of Hens Ducks. Have the freedom to decorate the space and bring all your party desires; butlers in the buff, cupcakes and games, we can work with you to create your dream party!

Hen Do’s and Don’ts

Hen Do’s and Don’ts

So, your best friend or sister is getting married, and as maid of honour or bridesmaid, you’ve been trusted with planning a once in a lifetime girly pre-wedding get together?! Don’t panic, planning a hen do doesn’t have to be a stressful uphill struggle. Whatever the style, be it a weekend away or a day out, here are 11 top tips to help you stay sane and on track, helping to make the whole hen-do planning experience run smoothly.

DO consult the Bride

Why the Cotswolds is the perfect destination for a luxe hen party 

Hen party in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is home to outstanding natural beauty, so much so that it’s understandable that the quaint area has becoming increasingly popular with an array of famous faces. The Cotswolds provides an excellent location for a luxe hen party thanks to its chic reputation. Full of picturesque villages and magnificent views, the Cotswolds is a luxurious and elegant destination favoured by many, including members of the royal family. With something for everyone, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities, dining and drinking. Hen parties bring together a variety of individuals from different backgrounds, all of which will have plenty to do and see in this charming location. Here are a few of the many reasons why the Cotswolds is the perfect hen party location.

Get together for an a-maze-ing hen or stag do outing!

Crystal maze hen or stag do

Whether you have been nominated to arrange the ultimate hen or stag do for someone that’s about to tie the knot or, if you’re planning your own final day of freedom, have you considered The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience?

Forget cheesy spa days, boozy nights and endless discussions about where to go, and try something a little different by taking on the hilariously funny, interactive experience based on the popular 90s TV show.

Based in Manchester and London*, The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience is the ideal spot for a bride or groom-to-be to bring seven of their closest friends and family together for a nostalgic, bonding trip down memory lane. 

Ultimate Girly Breaks at House of Daniel Thwaites Hotels

House of Daniel Thwaites Hotels interior

There is nothing better than a get together with girlfriends especially if you add a night away in a beautiful hotel with a fabulous spa.  Even if you are looking for a cosy girly night in, this can still be done with the House of Daniel Thwaites Hotel’s girls’ weekend packages.

Whether you want to combine the break with some great shopping in Portsmouth, Leeds and Bristol or wonderful walks in the Lake District these stunning four-star hotels offer a haven of tranquillity for some girly fun.

Ibiza named most Instagrammable hen party destination

Girls jumping in ocean in Ibiza

Party paradise island Ibiza has one more reason to celebrate – it’s just been named as the most Instagrammable destination for hens.

The sun-soaked resort is famous for world class nightlife and big-name DJs, but its stunning scenery also makes it a massive hit on social media for brides-to-be.

The results are part of new research which reveals Ibiza as the location with the most hen-related hashtags on Insta.

The Balaeric island came out on top with 6,431 hen-related hashtags, followed by the less exotic, but always exciting London on 2,623, while Bali, in Indonesia, was rated third with 1,961 hashtags.

The analysis was conducted by hen and stag party experts Red7 who report a rise in hen party bookings for warmer climes each winter.

Popworld Cha Cha Slides into the nation’s capital!

Popworld

London has welcome the nation’s favourite party with Popworld opening its glittery doors for the first time this month on 7th September – the perfect night for any hen party!

Since its humble beginnings in Southampton, the chain of pop-themed nightclubs has seen four years of incredible growth and has forged a legendary status throughout the UK by providing unforgettable nights out filled with fun and laughter. With the opening of their London club, there will now be 27 sites nationwide.

Fizzbox - The Ultimate Destination For Party Planning

Party Planning - hen party

The highly anticipated party planning tool  Fizzbox.com has finally arrived and is here to put the fun back into party planning.

Life is for living and creating memories with your favourite people and with this in mind  Fizzbox ensures that everyone can now celebrate with style and ease.  With a huge choice of fun handpicked activities and venues at your finger tips, this innovative group booking platform allows you to focus on organising your special event with minimum fuss, saving you time and most importantly money!

The hen party accessory that will be cherished

Hen Party Guest Book

PUT away your tacky sashes and 90s L-plates, if you want your hen to treasure her last night of freedom, luxury wedding stationers norma&dorothy have created the ultimate hen party accessory.

 

The Hen Party Guest Book is a beautifully crafted soft-back book personalised just for your hen, with her name, the party date and location emblazoned on the front.

 

Hen party accessoryInside 50 pages of crisp white paper await your memories, messages and mementoes of this most special rites of passage, ensuring this ultimate hen party accessory is truly cherished forever.

 

Find a hen or stag do with TripAdvisor

Amsterdam stag / hen do

Wedding season’s fast approaching and there’s a good chance you’re searching for ways to celebrate someone’s stag or hen do beforehand. Fortunately, TripAdvisor has you covered with where to go, activities, and even where to stay. With experiences ranging from brewery tours and canal cruises in Amsterdam, to football stadiums tours and cooking classes in Barcelona, TripAdvisor has activities sure to suit any style stag or hen!

Top places for a stag or hen do with TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor BrightonBRIGHTON

Brighton’s seaside location, jovial atmosphere and wealth of pubs and clubs have made it a major Stag and Hen destination.