Planning a winter hen party? Then look no further...
The Bride has her heart set on a winter wedding – think snowflakes, red roses and faux fur wraps. Fast forward to the hen party and you can bet your Jimmy Choo’s you’ll be battling the elements – think hail, wind and rain.
Outsmart the season by planning a weather proof Hen Party to remember.
You’ll struggle to find a city in the UK these days that doesn't have a pop-up ice rink for the winter season. Most also have bars attached for some last minute Dutch courage! Book an adults only slot for your hen party skate, late enough in the evening so you can fall over or hug the sides in peace. Chill out in the bar beforehand, or warm up afterwards with a hot toddy.
Ice Bar London
Transport yourselves to the North Pole with a visit to the Ice Bar London. Everything, from the walls to the glasses are made entirely from Ice. You’ll be greeted by huskies and given the cutest capes and mitts to wear, think Little Red Riding Hood meets The Snow Queen.
Make each hen feel special with a cute party bag and pretty hen favours like these wish bracelets from Team Hen at www.team-hen.com
Retro Ski Night
Is the bride-to-be a bit of a snow bunny? Then bring the après ski to her. Cook up a fondue, put the beers on ice and dress up in retro ski gear - faux fur headbands, neon all in ones, garish goggles – the brasher the better!
Wine tasting is a great icebreaker for large or diverse groups – during the cold, dark winter months this perennial favourite really comes into its own. Learn how to examine and evaluate wine from the experts, and oh yeah – taste a lot of wine! For an extra special surprise, book the tasting to come to you and enjoy all of the above in your slippers.
Presumably, if the wedding is taking place around Christmas, then it holds a special place in the couple’s hearts. Surprise the Bride to Be with a Christmas themed hen party, starting with a trip to a local Christmas market. Browse the stalls, ride the carousels and warm the cockles with some hot toddies, or spiced cider. Take it a step further and dress up in Christmas knitted jumpers!
Written by Danielle Kendall from Team Hen