Post Lock-down Hen Party Ideas

It has been a challenging year so far and for those organising a wedding it has been extremely stressful. Whether your wedding has been postponed or you have opted for a micro wedding you may find yourselves having to re-think your hen party plans, but – fret not, here are party experts  with their post Lockdown hen party ideas.

Virtual Hen Party

Thank goodness for virtual get togethers, they have certainly helped us through this year by keeping us connected with our loved ones, which has been so important.

Virtual Hen Parties may not feel the same as a full weekend away with the girls but it does come close and allows the party to still go ahead.  With the right guest list and plenty of planning it can be just as much fun.  Just add a party theme, put together a playlist, make sure everyone has food and drink (Deliveroo or put together your own menu) as well as picking some fun games and virtual activities and your pretty much sorted.

There are all sorts of virtual hen party activities from Virtual Cocktail Making to Scavenger Hunts so with a packed evening of things to do you won’t even realise that everyone isn’t in the same room!


The UK and Ireland has so much to offer and whilst being in Lockdown it has really made us all appreciate where we live and what’s around us.

Having a ‘Staycation’ for your hen weekend has never been more popular, especially with the travel restrictions of the Pandemic.

There are many fantastic places that are ideal for a hen party, whether it’s the buzzing seaside resorts of Brighton or Bournemouth or, a city break in London or Dublin, there are lots to choose from.

Why not book a camping hen weekend- a perfect alternative if you need to change your plans and social distance.  Just because there are restrictions in place doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate.

Hen Party Picnic

Hen party picnics have certainly grown in popularity this year and are a great way to enjoy your hen party and still stay safe.

There are a few things to consider if organising a hen party picnic:

  1. Location: Is it suitable for a small hen group? You may not want to host your picnic in an outside space that is more suitable for young families, so it is important to pick the right location.
  2. The number of guests: Make sure you check the latest Government rules. The number of guests would need to be in keeping with the latest guidelines.
  3. The weather: Dry weather would need to be forecasted for your date.
  4. Food and drink: Everyone would need to bring a long their own food and drink, in order for your picnic to be safe and adhere to social distancing.
  5. Games: Pick the right hen party games and make sure that they are suitable for the space that you have.

The main thing to remember when hosting a hen party picnic is it may not be a big affair but it enables you to still be with those that matter most and have the hen party you deserve.

Sequel Hen Do’s

This year we have seen a rise in ‘Sequel Weddings’ due to the Government rules during the Pandemic.  Couples have chosen to have smaller multiple events and an outdoor wedding which allows them to follow the recent guidelines,  so why not have a sequel hen do too?

This is a hen do in multiple parts, so being twice as much fun and allowing you to see everyone that you want to include in your big day run up.

Jack Foley

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