If you are looking for ideas to celebrate your last night of freedom, you should choose something memorable as it's a great opportunity for you to get your best friends together for a big pre-wedding night out or weekend away!
Hen and stag parties are bigger and more adventurous than ever with many brides and grooms-to-be looking for original ideas prior to a perfect send off before married life begins. These are challenging times, of course, but there’s a plethora of activities to choose from that you may not have thought of such as go karting, quad biking and cocktail making as well as spa days, party boats or a good old-fashioned nightclub.
Here’s some great businesses catering for hen and stag parties based in the Capital, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your London Wedding magazine when contacting a hen and stag party organiser.
2022 is the year of the re-organised Covid wedding, there will be around 350,000 weddings across the country this year which means nearly 700,000 hen/stag and sten dos! srprs.me, the world's leading mystery holiday provider, has collated its top tips for organising the least stressful, most spontaneous mystery trips perfect for stag and hen dos this summer - saving friendships from endless decision-making in the process. Anneke Nijenhuis, Chief Surprise Officer at srprs.me, wants to take the stress out of planning a stag or hen do with the following tips...
Posted: 17 July 2022
New for summer 2022, South Place Hotel has partnered with cutting edge wellness brand Get A Drip to create the ultimate East London party experience, Retox to Detox. Ideal for a fun-filled hen party in the capital, the stay begins with expertly crafted cocktails at the hotel's 3 Bar and dinner at the contemporary British restaurant, South Place Chop House. Guests can take advantage of an in-room party guide, with recommendations for the best bars and clubs in the area, before heading out on the town for a night to remember...
Posted: 28 June 2022
Summer's here, and there's no better time to take a break from the wedmin in indulge in some serious R&R with your loved ones. From beautiful terraces to beer gardens and riverside-views, here's a round up new and best picks for al fresco dining and drinking in the capital to make the most of the sunshine this summer. Here at Your London Wedding magazine HQ we can't pick our favourite, so we're going on a round-robin of all of them, bottoms up... we'll see you there!
Posted: 23 June 2022
A stylish hotspot in the heart of London's King's Cross, luxury Grade II listed Great Northern Hotel is bringing back the glitz and glamour of the golden age of jazz with its Jazz & Negroni Nights – with the next event in this new series confirmed for the 28th June. Taking place from 6.30pm onwards, the buzzy GNH Bar and Terrace will offer vibrant live music and a delicious new signature Negroni menu - the perfect excuse to take a break from the wedmin and enjoy a pre- or post-wedding get-together!
Posted: 23 June 2022
According to a study by Hotels.com®, 2022 is the year to go bigger and bolder than ever when it comes to planning your hen/sten/stag do - we're all making up for lost time over the past two years! After 2020/21 nearlyweds had to reschedule a stag or hen party, this year revellers are using more holiday days and spending more money than ever to celebrate their friend's final months of unmarried life in style. The study found the average pre-wedding celebration now costs a whopping £242 compared to the more subtle cost of £150 in 2012. Nearly 47% of those surveyed believe that these pre-wedding celebrations have become more extravagant over the last decade, with 46% of travellers believing it's because people have been saving up and have larger budgets to spend on these special occasions over the pandemic.
Posted: 22 June 2022
From psychics foretelling our destinies to horoscopes helping us judge relationship compatibility and career paths, our desire to seek guidance on life decisions continues to pick up pace. Whether you want answers about your upcoming nuptials, or you just want to get together with your loved ones and enjoy a day, then check out the UK's first Psychic Sisters Brunch which arrives in London this Spring at The Fable, nestled in the heart of Farringdon, London.
Posted: 16 June 2022
Coppa Club Tower Bridge, renowned for its iconic riverside setting with stunning panoramic views of the city, is delighted to announce a new look to its terrace in advance of their upcoming 'Summer of Escapism'. Channelling Riviera-vibes with an enviable outside area, a sloping white-washed wall will mark the entrance from where guests can walk through a beautiful whimsical flower tunnel, whisking them away to a terrace of sun kissed colours from bright Bougainvillea plants in plentiful terracotta pots, reams of twinkling festoon lights, palm trees taking centre stage and elegant pods to enjoy with friends come rain or shine – paired with a European menu and glass of rosé in hand, guests will be instantly transported to balmy holidays in the Mediterranean.
Posted: 9 June 2022
Punch Room, one of London's most celebrated speciality cocktail bars, will re-open on 10th June 2022 with an innovative new menu concept created by bars manager Anthony Callegari. Located in the heart of Fitzrovia, within The London EDITION hotel, the award-winning bar is an intimate hangout for cocktail connoisseurs in the know. Following the successful opening of Punch Room at The Madrid EDITION last month, this new menu promises to continue EDITION's strides towards making punch sexy again. What better excuse to grab your loved ones and head out for a pre-wedding get together in London.
Posted: 7 June 2022
If you need a fun idea for a pre-wedding get-together, then grab your mates because here's an exhilarating idea - where you can even win prizes! Startup treasure hunt app, TRSRE, has 18 secret Platinum Jubilee treasure hunts hidden around London at places related to the Queen over her 70 year reign. To play, download the TRSRE app and join the Platinum Jubilee Hunts. Players use the in-app map, clues and compass to guide you to the locations and find the secret 'TRSRE Barcode' that'd hidden there. Each hunt contains part of the TRSRE Crown Jewels which players win for completing each hunt. if you find them all you'll win a TRSRE Platinum Jubilee prize in the post including a £25 Amazon Gift Card.
Posted: 1 June 2022
wagamama has announced the opening of a new flagship London restaurant at Marble Arch - perfect for a pre- or post-wedding get-together. The restaurant is perfectly placed on the corner of Hyde Park and will open just days before the Queen's Jubilee celebrations. Just one minute walk from Marble Arch tube station the restaurant interiors include an updated design direction with a bespoke circular bench, the only one of its kind in London. It has 188 internal covers with an additional 22 outside, perfect for the summer time with the option to take away and dine in London's historic Hyde Park.
Posted: 31 May 2022