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Hen party plans: sweet themes are made of this

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.’