Top Tips for Planning a Hen Party in 2020

Top Tips for Planning a Hen Party in 2020

It’s a new year and a new decade. Those ladies that finished 2019 and the last decade by getting engaged will have a busy 2020 planning their wedding. But before the wedding comes the hen party, and that’s where Strawberry Hen comes into play. We, at...
Popular Hen Party Ideas for 2019

Popular Hen Party Ideas for 2019

Whether you’re interested in a week-long hen party or you just want to go away for the day, you’ll always need hen party activities and ideas to keep the girls busy. Lucky enough I have put together some extremely popular hen party ideas for 2019…...
Modern Floral and Foodie Hen Party

Modern Floral and Foodie Hen Party

Two of my loves in this world are flowers and food, so I just had to feature Kate’s splendid modern floral and foodie hen party. If you’d like to do something a bit different, these wonderful ideas should inspire you for your own girlie celebrations....
A Guide to Stag and Hen Weekends in Edinburgh

A Guide to Stag and Hen Weekends in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is simply stunning and a fantastic location for a hen or stag weekend. This mighty capital city is steeped in history, has incredible buildings and, yes, loads of bars, pubs and clubs too. Whether you fly, drive, travel by train or thumb it up to Edinburgh,...
Top Halloween Hen Party and Stag Do Ideas

Top Halloween Hen Party and Stag Do Ideas

The majority of stag and hen parties occur in the summer months, but if you’re fortunate enough to have yours over Halloween you’re in for a treat. Sarah of Last Night of Freedom has rounded up her top ways to celebrate a Halloween hen party or stag do,...
‘If Money Was No Object’ Dream Hen/Stag Do Ideas

‘If Money Was No Object’ Dream Hen/Stag Do Ideas

If you, like me, can literally buy whatever you want, whenever you want (yeah right – I can’t even afford to pay attention), then put your Monster drink and pasty down and read on, people. These dream hen and stag do ideas are for people who can afford to...
Top Hen Party Activities in Dublin

Top Hen Party Activities in Dublin

Dublin is full of gorgeous Irish men, exciting activities and great craic. So much so in fact, it sees thousands of hen parties annually descend upon its lively cobbled streets. With everything from wild and whacky Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon teas, to the...
A Picnic Lunch Hen Party in South Carolina

A Picnic Lunch Hen Party in South Carolina

I’m delighted to share our very first ‘Real Life Hen Party’ feature. And what a great hen party we’ve got to kick off the new feature – that of fashion blogger Jess, of Dressed by Jess. Hen parties have evolved so much in recent years;...
Outdoor Activities for Your Hen Weekend

Outdoor Activities for Your Hen Weekend

Forget cocktails in a dimly-lit bar and male strip shows (they’re for later…), and embrace the great outdoors on your hen weekend. The ‘typical’ hen party is no longer a drink, dance and pizza in the early hours. It’s a chance to take part in...
Stag and Hen Fancy Dress… Old Hat?

Stag and Hen Fancy Dress… Old Hat?

You’ve probably seen it, stag parties wandering around towns and cities dressed like giant penises. Or a bride-to-be in the familiar veil, learner plate, drinking out of a willy-shaped straw. It’s fun and makes for a memorable night, but have we seen it...
The Most Luxurious Hotels for a Hen Party Spa Weekend

The Most Luxurious Hotels for a Hen Party Spa Weekend

Hen weekends should consist of two activities: spas and cocktails. It’s a rite of passage, one that stag and hen specialist, Last Night of Freedom, understands well. With that in mind, Lauren shares the most luxurious spa weekend hotels for an unforgettable hen...
Hen Party Fun with Butlers in the Buff

Hen Party Fun with Butlers in the Buff

Not every girl wants to be confronted with a full-on nude man on her hen do. So if you are organising a hen party and fancy a little bit of nudity, without the full monty, then you should consider Butlers in the Buff. Butlers in the Buff are hunky, fun, party butlers....
Manchester’s Best Hen Party Activities

Manchester’s Best Hen Party Activities

Manchester is cool, calm and collected (during the day…), boasting a huge amount of hen party activities. You won’t be short of naked men, dazzling drag queens and delicious cocktails. Lauren of Last Night of Freedom rounds up Manchester’s best activities...
Hen Party Hampers from Team Hen

Hen Party Hampers from Team Hen

Established in 2015, Team Hen offers an alternative to the garish and sometimes tacky hen party paraphernalia so widely available. They design and make modern hen party gifts, accessories and decorations for brides and their hens, from beautiful handmade sashes, to...
Hen Party Activities Your Mother-in-Law Will Enjoy

Hen Party Activities Your Mother-in-Law Will Enjoy

Your hen do may be a huge celebration, but not every mother-in-law wants to come face to face with a stripper, or anything else. If you are trying to make a good impression, Last Night of Freedom has thought of everything. Lauren has rounded up the best hen party...
5 Adventurous Water Themed Hen/Stag Activities

5 Adventurous Water Themed Hen/Stag Activities

More and more stag and hen parties are opting for incredible adventurous activities. To celebrate this trend I have put together five adventurous water themed activities stag and hen groups are currently booking. For all of these activities the specialist equipment...
TV Inspired Hen Party Ideas

TV Inspired Hen Party Ideas

Freedom have been in the business of organising fabulous hen parties for over 20 years. Mike, the MD of Freedom since 1996, has identified various hen party options that have taken their inspiration from TV shows… We’re a nation of TV lovers – fact!...
Tequila Rose Cocktails and Cupcakes

Tequila Rose Cocktails and Cupcakes

It’s not often we share ideas for drinks, but today we’d like to introduce you to Tequila Rose. If you haven’t tried it before, you must! Tequila Rose is a unique blend of strawberry flavour cream liqueur and premium Mexican tequila, and it’s...
Popular Hen Party Ideas for 2017

Popular Hen Party Ideas for 2017

I know it’s only February, but there are a lot of hen and stag groups busy arranging wicked weekends for the spring/summer. So, I have put together six popular hen party ideas 2017 hen groups have been going mad for… Life Drawing Drawing may not be your...
The Best Newcastle Hen Party Activities

The Best Newcastle Hen Party Activities

The spectacular homeland of Geordie Shore, Newcastle Brown Ale and the North’s finest nightlife. Newcastle was, rightfully so, top of the most popular hen party destinations in 2016. Last Night of Freedom, stag and hen experts and resident Geordies, are super...
Most Popular Hen Party Destinations of 2016

Most Popular Hen Party Destinations of 2016

Last Night of Freedom has over 25,000 stag and hen weekends under their belt, and 2016 was the biggest year yet. As it has drawn to a close, Lauren Green rounds up the most popular hen party destinations of 2016. 1. Newcastle The undisputed northern nightlife hub has...
Top 5 Christmas Markets for a Hen Weekend

Top 5 Christmas Markets for a Hen Weekend

Nothing gets us as excited as the festive season. Well, maybe several glasses of warming mulled wine. Last Night of Freedom has a vast selection of destinations that truly come alive at Christmas. So, if you’re planning celebrations in winter, here are their top...
Quick Tips for Booking a Stag or Hen Do

Quick Tips for Booking a Stag or Hen Do

At some point in your life you will probably need to book at least one stag or hen do. You may even need to book one for next year, and have put it on the back burner. Well, this leads me to my first bit of advice – you need to book early. Book Early Booking...
Cardiff vs Bath Hen Weekends

Cardiff vs Bath Hen Weekends

If you’re organising a hen weekend, the South West has two of the best locations in the country. Holly Speed of Regional Games looks at what’s on offer for Cardiff and Bath hen weekends… There comes a time in a woman’s life when that big...
5 Hen Party City Break Locations

5 Hen Party City Break Locations

A modern hen weekend is more than a trip to the local wearing an L-plate, veil and garish, LED-embedded garter. Now it seems essential to decamp to a fabulous location where you can relax, shop, dance or drink to your heart’s content. Preferably you’ll...
Budget-Friendly Hen Party Locations

Budget-Friendly Hen Party Locations

A hen weekend is a momentous occasion – a celebration of your formative single years. However, it’s still important to keep an eye on the hen party kitty. This kitty has to stretch to an unprecedented amount of cocktails (and takeaways), as well as a spot...
DIY Hen Party Ideas

DIY Hen Party Ideas

We ladies have it tough when it comes to planning the world’s finest hen weekend. It has to be personal, fun, budget-friendly and involve an unbelievable amount of cocktails… It’s a huge weight to carry upon small shoulders. Lauren of Last Night of Freedom...
The Best London Hen Party Activities

The Best London Hen Party Activities

London, our glamorous capital city, is a luxurious spot to wave goodbye to your single years. It’s the wonderful home of shopping, Michelin-starred restaurants and it has a lively nightlife like no other. London hen party activities are also amongst the finest,...
Should the Stag/Hen Pay for Their Weekend?

Should the Stag/Hen Pay for Their Weekend?

It’s a classic question – should the stag or hen pay for their weekend? Remember, the happy couple is about a shell out a lot of money on a wedding. I expect a little financial help wouldn’t go a miss. If you book through a stag and hen company, the...
The Seven Women on Every Hen Weekend

The Seven Women on Every Hen Weekend

It’s happening – the hen weekend is here. Not only is this a chance to celebrate with your best friends, drink and dance until you can do no more, and end the night in a kebab shop, it’s also a time to make friends. Lauren of Last Night of Freedom...
Perfect Dance Classes for Your Hen Party

Perfect Dance Classes for Your Hen Party

A hen party just isn’t a hen party without a dance class – it’s tradition. Not only are they perfect for breaking the ice with a group who may not all know each other, but you can perform the moves on the dance floor after several cocktails (and for many...
5 Tips on Organising a Large Hen Party Group

5 Tips on Organising a Large Hen Party Group

One of my previous articles looked at how to organise a stress free hen party, but does a large group change things? If you have just invited the world and its mother to a hen party for your best friend and the list of invitees is vast and giving you the jitters, read...
Pick-Your-Own Wedding Flowers Hen Party

Pick-Your-Own Wedding Flowers Hen Party

Brides-to-be go free as Blooming Green combines pick-your-own wedding flowers with a chilled-out hen celebration… This year Blooming Green is offering a laid-back hen party activity with a difference. Brides-to-be who buy their wedding flowers from Blooming...
Organising a Stress-Free Hen Party

Organising a Stress-Free Hen Party

Organising a hen party can be pretty stressful. Let’s not pretend it’s going to be a walk in the park – it’s going to be tough and a lot of hard work. If you’re the chief bridesmaid and party leader you may feel like all the...