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There’s no doubt about it: hen parties are a great way to celebrate the last days of single life. You can fill hen weekends with dancing, laughter, eating, drinking and getting very, very merry.

And if that’s not enough, hen weekend activities are becoming more and more popular. You can try everything from pampering to quad biking.

Lots of hen weekends will involve a themed dance party. You can choose from a wide variety: 80s themed classes, cheerleading, burlesque and even pole dancing.

With such a variety of activities available, and so many different places to choose from, deciding what to do can be difficult. That’s where it can help to use an agent. If you get the professionals in to help you plan your hen weekend, you’ll be sure of an A1 service. They can take a lot of pressure away from the organisation.

A hen party planner can find you the best deals and the best places to go for your hen weekend while you sit back and get on with other things.

There are a wide variety of activities you can ask your agent about. Here are just a small selection of wicked hen weekend ideas you might want to try out:

 

  • Kitchen craftiness – there’s nothing better than home-made food and drink. Especially when the food is chocolate and the drinks are cocktails!
  • Afternoon tea – with a hen night of partying ahead, why not take some time out with afternoon tea, along with sandwiches and cake. A perfect way to catch up with old friends
  • Bath time bonanza – make bath time a great time by creating your own bath bombs! Pick your own fragrances, colours and moulds to make a bath time treat as individual as you are
  • The wheels on the bus... take in the thrills, spills, sights and sounds of your hen weekend’s host city with a fantastic bus tour
  • Lock and load – take a sedate trip along one of the UK’s many canals – and stop off at a pub or two on the way for a great hen weekend treat
  • Pedal power – if you’re feeling energetic, why not take a cycle tour around the area? It’s a great way to see the sights – and keep fit too.

 

Vanessa Robinson is Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the hen party specialists. She says: ‘Hen parties are a vital part of any wedding preparations. But we know it can be difficult and time consuming to get everything planned while so much else is going on.

‘Pink Kiss is committed to taking out the stress from things. We’re determined to provide a fantastic experience for hen parties and hen weekends.’

Music. Dancing. Cocktails. What else does a girl need to have a great time on her hen night? Well, for some that pretty much covers it. But if you want to move your hen party up to the next level, why not try putting a theme to your weekend. If you want some top tips and handy hints to make your hen weekend clucking fantastic, then read on.

Sex and the City: Pull out your most fabulous frock, shimmy on down in your favourite shoes and arm yourself with a cosmopolitan cocktail. Why should Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda have all the fun? They’re not even real people! A great girlie hen party idea.

Burlesque or pole dancing: Who says you need to be a professional dancer to try out a sexy dance routine? Try something unusual for your hen weekend. Take a walk on the wild side and explore discover your sexy and flirtatious alter ego.

Burlesque and pole dancing is becoming more and more popular with girls who just want to have a bit of naughty fun.

Superhero theme: Are you holding out for a hero? Why not be one yourself? Set a superhero theme for your hen party and invite everyone to come in super hero fancy dress. Wonder Woman? Cat Woman? Super Girl?

There are plenty of great characters to dress as. And to make the hen party really go with a POW! ZAP! and BANG! you could have a competition for the best dressed superhero.

School girl theme: Some girls never grow up. Still got your school uniform hanging up in the back of your wardrobe? It’s probably hanging near you Backstreet Boys posters. Well then, dig it out for your last days of singledom!

Get everyone to come to your hen party in pigtails, stockings and school shoes. With a mix of songs from your school days, you’ll be staying late after class as long as possible.

Thriller: If you like your parties to be a little bit frightening, you could try a hen weekend with a difference. Themed dance parties are a great way to get a hen weekend going. And if you love the moves of Michael Jackson in Thriller, a Thriller themed dance party will be a big hit for you and your friends.

For extra thrilling fun, get everyone to come in zombie costume. And then recreate this hen weekend routine at the wedding. Your guests will love it.

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the hen party specialists. She says: “A themed hen party is a great way to create a memorable time for the bride-to-be and her friends. Whether you want to recreate your school days, recreate a classic dance routine or enjoy a bit of fancy dress, you’re sure to have a great time.’

So, you’re getting married. Rings bought? Check! Honeymoon booked? Sorted! Seating plan arranged so Aunty Doris isn’t sitting next to Cousin Derek? Done and dusted. But what about the hen party? Hey, maybe you could even turn it into a full hen weekend!

Over the years, a hen party has become an intrinsic part of any wedding celebration. After all, what better way to say goodbye to the life of singledom than with a big old party with your closest friends? A hen party should be an unforgettable time for you as you get together, have a few drinks and PARTY!

There are lots of things to do on a hen weekend. If you like to be pampered, why not arrange a trip to a spa? Or if you would like to try something a bit more energetic, you could try a themed dance class for as part of your hen party.

There are plenty of dance styles to choose from. 80s themed dance parties and cheerleading classes are particularly popular as part of a hen weekend. But if you want to try something a little more risqué, you might want to have a go at burlesque or even pole dancing.

Even better, instead of planning your own hen party, why not get your chief bridesmaid to arrange it for you! After all, you’ve got enough to be doing without arranging your own hen party or hen weekend. There are companies out there who will even deal with planning your hen weekend for you!

Tradition dictates that all celebrations should end up down the pub. And your hen party should be no different. Choose a great venue near to where you’re holding your other hen party activities.

Once your there, you can have plenty of fun setting dares for each other, singing to karaoke or simply dancing the hen night away. And don’t forget to have the number for a taxi for the trip back afterwards!

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the hen party specialists. She says: ‘Your hen weekend is one of the most important events leading up to your wedding day. So fill it up with lots of great activities, games and dances to make it the best hen party ever!’

There are plenty of ways to stay in shape these days. Lots of people will try different diets. Others will go down the gym. But how about dancing?

 

Dancing is a great way to exercise and keep in trim. And many brides want to do just that: so they can look perfect for the big day. So if you want to do something energetic before the wedding, how about a hen weekend of dance?

 

There are plenty of different dance styles to consider for a hen weekend. So you’re sure to find something just right for you and your friends. From cheerleading to Bollywood via burlesque and pole dancing, there are plenty of different things to try.

 

There are even classes where you can recreate moves from your favourite films and shows: such Grease, Dirty Dancing and Glee. And each form of dance offers great ways to exercise. It’s a great start to a hen weekend full of fun and laughs.

 

The beauty of dancing – whether it’s part of a hen weekend or just for fun – is you won’t even notice you’re exercising. You’ll be having too much fun to notice you’re keeping fit at the same time.

 

Dancing is a big hit at the moment with dancing shows like Britain’s Got Talent, Got to Dance and Strictly Come Dancing on the television. And it’s inspiring many women to strut their stuff and try something different. It’s a really good alternative to going to the gym.

 

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the themed dance specialists. She says: ‘Every bride wants to look perfect for her special day. Exercise like dancing can be just the thing if you want to watch your figure and have a great time while you’re doing it.

 

‘At Pink Kiss, we offer a wide range of classes to cover every taste. They’re open to people with all kinds of fitness levels. If you have any concerns about exercising with a particular condition, we always recommend checking with a doctor first.’

 

But it doesn’t have to stop with the hen weekend. If you’ve been bitten by the dancing bug, you can repeat your new routine on the wedding day. Your fellow guests are sure to love it.

There are many, many dance themed films out there: Fame, Flashdance and Footloose are just three of them. But few dance films can top Dirty Dancing.

Not only does it have a fantastic storyline about love in the face of adversity; it’s got some of the best dance sequences in cinema’s history. Who can forget the magic of the film’s final dance number at the closing night performance?

If you’re a dance film buff, what better way to enjoy your hen party or hen weekend than with a Dirty Dancing themed dance party? If you ever watched Baby dance and wished that could be you, this could be the hen weekend for you!

Themed dance parties are becoming a more and more popular feature of hen weekends. They’re a great way for old friends to get together and have fun. But they’re also fantastic icebreakers if people don’t know each other very well.

And with a Dirty Dancing themed hen party, everyone gets to have the time of their lives moving to some great songs. What else could you need to get the perfect hen weekend started?

As you progress through the session, you’ll learn a fantastic routine based upon songs from the film. If you’re feeling really brave you could even try performing it on the bride’s big day! The guests at the wedding are sure to absolutely love it.

Dancing is a great way to have fun and get the hen weekend started. But it’s also a great way to exercise. Many women find they prefer dancing to going to the gym. You’ll find you’re having so much fun learning the moves you don’t even notice you’re exercising.

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the dance party experts. She says: “Dancing at a hen weekend is a MUST DO. So why not go one step further and get a routine together? Dirty Dancing is full of songs that are absolutely perfect to dance to.

“We’ve found loads of people have come to us booking a Dirty Dancing themed party for a hen weekend. It’s a great way to enjoy the bride’s last few days of freedom!”

And after the dance session is over, you can always keep the Dirty Dancing theme going. Whether you want to head out to a karaoke bar to sing “I’ve Had the Time of my Life” or simply get together and watch the film, your hen weekend is sure to be fantastic!

So, if you love the classic film, Dirty Dancing, a themed dance class based upon the hit movie will be perfect for your hen weekend. Dancing is a perfect way to get your hen weekend started in style.

Find out more about Dirty Dancing dance parties and then book a session!

If there’s one TV show everyone’s talking about at the moment it’s Glee. The all singing, all dancing drama is a huge sensation across the world. So what better way to spend a hen weekend than satisfying your inner Gleek?

Themed dance parties are becoming a more and more popular feature of hen weekends. They’re a great way for old friends to get together and have fun. But they’re also fantastic icebreakers if people don’t know each other very well. With a dance party, everyone gets to dance to some great songs – and learn some fantastic moves. What else could you need to get the perfect hen weekend started?

A Glee themed dance class will feature classic songs from the show like “Don’t Stop Believing", "Single Ladies" and "Vogue". They concentrate on the dance moves rather than the singing. But you can always attend to that later on with a bit of karaoke! As you progress through the session, you’ll learn a fantastic routine. If you’re feeling really brave you could even try performing it on the bride’s big day! The guests at the wedding are sure to absolutely love it.

Dancing is a great way to have fun and get the hen weekend started. But it’s also a great way to exercise. Many women find they prefer dancing to going to the gym. You’ll find you’re having so much fun learning the moves you don’t even notice you’re exercising.

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the dance party experts. She says: “Dancing at a hen weekend is a MUST DO. So why not go one step further and get a routine together? Glee is full of songs that are absolutely perfect to dance to.

“We’ve found loads of people have come to us booking a Glee themed party for a hen weekend. There are Gleeks everywhere!”

And after the dance session is over, you can always keep the Glee theme going. Whether you want to head out to a karaoke bar to sing hits from the show or simply get together for a huge Glee marathon, your hen weekend is sure to go spectacular-glee!

So, if you love the hit TV series Glee, a Glee themed dance class will be perfect for your hen weekend. Dancing to classics like “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Vogue” is a perfect way to get your hen weekend started in style.

Find out more about Glee dance parties and then book a session.

There are a couple of things you can always be sure of at a wedding. There will always be an ultra-cute little girl and boy trying out their moves on the dance floor. And there will always be an ABBA song or two to sway along with.

So why not get in there early with the hen weekend and take a chance on an ABBA themed dance party? With an ABBA soundtrack, you’re sure to dance to a hit you can lay all your love on. Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia. They’re all big, big songs crying out for you to dance to them.

For the ultimate ABBA experience, why not come in fancy dress for the hen weekend? A dance party dressed as Agentha or Anni-Frid must be a hen weekend highlight for any dancing queen.

Dancing is a fantastic social activity. And you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy a themed dance class. Your instructor will always be able to break a routine down into easy to follow sections for you. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to perform a routine that’ll give Benny and Bjorn a run for their money, money, money!

It’s a great form of exercise too. Many women who are put off by the thought of the gym love dancing. You’ll have so much fun as part of the hen weekend, you won’t even notice you’re exercising! And you definitely won’t need to shout out “SOS”.

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the dance party specialists. She says: “Everyone loves to dance to ABBA. So it’s the perfect choice of music for a bunch of Super Troupers to dance to both on your hen weekend and the big day itself.

“In fact, after the bride and groom have said “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I do”, why not perform your newly learned routine at the reception? They’re sure to thank you for the music!”

And the fun needn’t stop there. Why not carry on the ABBA themed party for the rest of the hen weekend? If you’re a real ABBA super trouper, arrange some karaoke for you to sing some of your favourite songs. You could even repeat the moves you learned earlier.

The music of ABBA is always popular at a hen weekend. Use the Swedish band’s classic songs to accompany a themed dance class and you’re sure to ABBA great time!

Find out more about our ABBA dance parties and then book a session!

Hen parties. Hen nights. Hen weekends. They’re the perfect chance to let your hair down and celebrate – maybe lose your inhibitions. Sound good to you? How about a themed dance party? And if you want to go really wild, try it MJ style with a Thriller themed dance party?

Themed dance parties are a big hit with hen weekends at the moment. And there’s a wide variety of dance styles to choose from. But for parties looking for something a little different – something a little bit frightening even, Thriller is the dance party to choose.

It’s hardly surprising. In a recent Disney Channel survey, fans voted Thriller the greatest dance moment ever. No wonder hen parties love it!

Dancing is a fantastic social activity. And you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy a themed dance class. Instructors will always be able to break a routine down into easy to follow sections for you. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to perform a routine to rock everyone’s world!

It’s a great form of exercise too. Many women who are put off by the thought of the gym love dancing. You’ll have so much fun, you won’t even notice you’re exercising!

And of course, to really get into the spirit of things, you need to do it in fancy dress. For the ultimate Thriller themed hen weekend, encourage all the hens to come in full zombie costume. It’ll make a fun change from the traditional bridal veil and L-plates outfit. You could even have a competition for the best (or worst!) dressed zombie.

Vanessa Robinson is Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the dance party experts. She says: “Thriller has always been a big hit with our hen parties. It’s always fun to see the costumes people come in. And everyone just loves dancing to one of Michael Jackson’s best loved routines.”

The fun needn’t stop there, either. You can easily turn a Thriller themed dance routine into a full Thriller themed hen weekend! From watching your favourite scary movie to doing an extreme sport like quad biking, there’s plenty of ways to keep the thrills and screams going!

And when the wedding day comes, you could even perform your routine for the other wedding guests! They’ll love it!

Find out more about Pink Kiss' Thriller themed dance classes here and then book a session.

We don't usually have this many pole dancers to a pole!

A themed dance party is a fantastic way to get any hen weekend going. And there’s a wide variety of dance styles for you to try out too. Film themed classes like Dirty Dancing or Grease are great ice breakers. And you’re sure to have loads of fun too. But what if you want to try something a little more adventurous?

Hen parties and hen weekends offer the perfect opportunities to let your inhibitions go and try something new. So how about arranging a pole dancing class for you and your friends?

Pole dancing is becoming more and more popular with hen weekends and hen parties. It’s a great way to exercise and, most of all, great fun.

Of course, pole dancing does have a reputation for being one of the more sensual dance styles. And you can certainly use it to develop your technique in flirtation and seduction. This could be just another reason why you might want to try it out at a hen weekend, of course.

But it’s also a skilled art form in its own right. Many women (and even men!) pole dance instead of heading to the gym. With a vast number of pole dancing competitions in the mainstream, it’s clear there is more to this style than its stripper image suggests.

Pole dancing is a brilliant way to help boost your confidence too. Many women on hen weekend parties who try this form of dance go from doubters to enthusiasts in just one class! So if you want to get out of your comfort zone, pole dancing could be just the thing for you. And after trying it once, you can always come back for another go!

Vanessa Robinson is Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the hen party specialists. She says: “Pole dancing is a great way to help you develop your confidence and fitness. We’ve had lots of women come to our classes who are nervous at first. And that’s only natural. But we always provide a safe, fun environment and everyone always has a great time!”

So, if you want to try something different for a hen weekend, think about pole dancing. It’s a great way to exercise, build confidence and have fun. Learning a glamorous routine with the aid of a pole is a great way to start your hen weekend.

Find out more about our pink-tastic pole classes and then book a session.

Look at us! We're ALL Sandra Dee!

Are you a big dance film buff? Do yo like nothing more than to sing – and dance – whenever a classic musical comes on the telly? If so, your perfect hen weekend could feature a Grease themed dance party.

Themed dance parties are becoming increasingly popular as part of a hen weekend. They are a great way to get the party going. And they are sure to provide some great memories for years to come. Whether you’re all old friends or your hen weekend has lots of people who don’t know each other, this is a fantastic activity for any hen party.

If you want to add a touch of the silver screen to the dance routine, a Grease themed class could be just the thing for you. Along with Dirty Dancing, this film classic is a big dance class hit with hen parties and hen weekends.

By the time you’re done with your Grease themed dance class, you will be moving like greased lightning around the dance floor - just like Olivia Newton-John’s Sandy did with John Travolta’s Danny. To really get into the mood, you could even come in Grease themed fancy dress for the hen weekend!

And the fun doesn’t need to stop when the dancing is over. Why not turn your hen weekend into a themed event? Head back home with the gang and put Grease on the DVD player or, better still, catch the live show! Then, when you need a bite to eat, why not head over to a 50s American themed restaurant?

In fact, you could even take your newly learned dance moves with you to the wedding. What better way to unite your very own bunch of T-Birds and Pink Ladies than with your very own mini-Grease show? It’s a great way to show everyone what they missed out on with the best of hen weekends!

Vanessa Robinson is the Events Manager at Pink Kiss, the dance party specialists. She says: “Grease is one of those all-time dance classics. Everyone loves Grease. So you’re sure to have a great time if you book a Grease themed dance party as part of your hen weekend.”

Find out more about Pink Kiss' great Grease classes and then book a session!