Alternative Hen Party Ideas – Stylish, Unusual & Geeky Hen Night fun, costumes, decor and gifts

February 24, 2015 by Faffy Tea

We want to celebrate the anti-pink, anti-fluffy, anti-trashy hen parties!

If you’re looking for unusual hen night ideas, for an alternative bride-to-be, take a look below and visit our Pinterest board for even more!


Unusual Hen Party Activities

1. The Flying Trapeze. A few places around the UK offer Saturday trapeze workshops including in Glasgow. View on Pinterest
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2. Selotape Portraits! Got Hen Party guests who don’t mind looking a bit silly? Make all guests do a Selotape (Scotch Tape) Portrait and put them in a photo album for the bride. View on Pinterest
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3. Super Hero Cape Making Workshop. This is a bespoke Hen Party craft activity by The Crafty Hen, but you could also organise your own craft session. View on Pinterest
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4. Jane Austen Murder Mystery. This classy, fun entertainment idea is available for instant download from Etsy. View on Pinterest
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Alternative Hen Party Costumes

5. Vintage Ghosts! A half silly, half stylish hen party fancy dress idea. View on Pinterest
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6. Matryoshka Russian Dolls fancy dress costume idea for group. Make sure you stand in a line from tallest to shortest for the photos! View on Pinterest
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7. Trolls! Was the bride-to-be a child of the 1990s? View on Pinterest
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8. Pop Art – Roy Lichtenstein inspired make up. Get all of the Hen Night guests to come in a costume inspired by a work of art? View on Pinterest
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Quirky Hen Party Decorations

9. Alternative to Penis Straws… Baby faces or current faces of the bride-to-be – do it yourself! View on Pinterest
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10. Gorgeous ‘Little Red Hen’ upcycling bunting made from vintage Ladybird book. Find it on Etsy or make your own! View on Pinterest
Picture © PeonyandThistle | LINK

11. Do-it-Yourself – a Ken Doll Cake Topper. I don’t think we need to say any more do we?! View on Pinterest
Picture © Quinn Curtis

12. ‘Fill Me In’ Party Poster – Hen Do guests can colour in and add messages into the speech bubbles! Available from Not on the High Street for £9.50 plus delivery. View on Pinterest
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Alternative Hen Night Bridal Gifts

13. How to make a Wedding Advent Calendar. Gift as a gift to the bride so they can countdown to the wedding in a fun and special way. View on Pinterest
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14. Pretty ‘The Bride’ necklace – alternative to tacky L-plates! Available from for £18. View on Pinterest
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15. Barbie Skirt! This image has no source and no explanation but we would love an alternative bride-to-be to rock this look at their Hen Party? Perhaps a clever maid-of-honour could DIY one of these? View on Pinterest

16. Hen Bag! With plenty of room for essentials and available from, why not give a quirky bride-to-be this crazy bag as a gift? View on Pinterest
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Pointing hand For even more ideas and inspiration, follow our Pinterest board!



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