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 Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire from places like Reading, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Banbury and Buckingham, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wedding magazine when contacting a hen and stag party organiser.
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Farrar & Tanner offer a wide range of beautiful, stylish, and thoughtful wedding gifts - many handcrafted, and all high-quality. From gift boxed fine wines and Champagnes to sleek, modern homeware and hand-blown glasses, selecting a delightful gift to spoil your favourite couple on their big day is easy. Most items can be personalised with a name, date, or special message too - creating wonderful memories that last a lifetime.
As this year's Halloween draws closer, here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we thought it would be fun to share some spooky hen and stag do ideas from Fizzbox.com! Now that lockdowns are over, the hen and stag do parties are back from the dead just in time for the spooky goings on this Halloween. So get your thinking caps on - witches hats! - and get planning a night of a lifetime as there's 18months of no socialising to make up for!... read more
Posted: 7 October 2021
If you're planning a get together with your best girls or boys, the latest launch by award-winning vegan restaurant brand Stem & Glory is just the ticket. Great for adding an authentic flavour to your pre-wedding celebrations, the business has introduced the 'finish-at-home' vegan pizza. The launch is part of a rapid expansion of its online store serving restaurant-quality meals well beyond its home towns of Cambridgeshire and London to all over the UK. The pizzas have a Stem & Glory healthy twist including a lip-smacking menu of toppings made in-house entirely from vegetables and each one arrives ready for you to bake at home. Founder Louise Palmer-Masterton said, "We created our artisan pizza menu during the first lockdown, intending to launch at our new Cambridge site, but the latest lockdown has allowed us to develop it into a finish-at-home version.It has been so well received we will definitely be keeping it in our online store after we open again."... read more
Posted: 22 June 2021
Whether you're planning a night away for your hen do, or having your best buds getting ready with you on the morning of your wedding, elegant Instagrammable loungewear is essential! What's more, if you feel relaxed comfortable and stylish, this will show in the pictures. Luxury pyjama and loungewear brand Jayde, has a new white collection which will be perfect for the bride, the mothers, and her friends before the wedding, on the big day itself - and why not take the new items on honeymoon too!... read more
Posted: 21 June 2021
Nightflix Drive-in cinema is proud to announce the addition of some of this year's major Hollywood releases to the June and July schedules for its sites across the UK including in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Audiences will be able to enjoy The Quiet Place 2, In The Heights, Cruella, Fast & Furious 9, The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (starring Samuel L Jackson, Salma Hayek, and Ryan Reynolds), and Marvel's latest movie release Black Widow from the comfort and safety of their own cars this summer. These latest releases sit in the Nightflix schedule alongside firm drive-in favourites Grease, The Goonies, The Greatest Showman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Joker and A Star Is Born.If tickets are booked before 11 June 2021 using the code SUMMER50, a special 50% discount fee is available on all purchases. All Nightflix sites are following current Covid and social distancing guidelines, and will be offering food and beverage options for audiences.... read more
Posted: 8 June 2021
Reading is the home of the nation's first 'Drive In, Sit Out' cinema allowing guests to watch a host of the latest blockbuster films this summer, no matter the weather. Day or night, rain or shine, the all-new drive-in offers the ultimate, covid-friendly cinema experience.With the UK enjoying a heatwave and people looking for covid-safe experiences this summer, Flix has the answer. Fasten your seatbelts, and then undo them as the drive-in experts are implementing socially distanced seating areas with every car to allow guests to enjoy films in the open air and order street food and drinks to their seat, without taking a step.... read more
Posted: 3 June 2021
It hasn't been the easiest of times to get engaged and plan a wedding but that aside, things are on the up! With restrictions being lifted and venues opening, hen weekends are now set to go ahead...Here experience specialist Fizzbox.com, share their recommendations on the best hen weekend destinations for 2021:... read more
Posted: 26 May 2021
With many international travel restrictions still in place for the foreseeable future and group activity rules fairly unclear, many married couples to be remain unsure as to how best to celebrate their stag and hen dos. Well, Last Minute Cottages has an abundance of luxury properties available in the UK for large groups of stags and hens! In close proximity to many different attractions and amenities, such as public footpaths, rivers to row down and more importantly, pubs and town centres the properties online are perfect for a celebratory staycation to remember. Those looking for a pre-wedding celebration to remember need look no further than Last Minute Cottages for their dream staycation property.... read more
Posted: 19 May 2021
The pandemic has altered the wedding industry for the foreseeable future, and with many hen dos taking place abroad and bans on travel here to stay it's certainly a time to get creative. Gone are the days of drinks, a club, and a bag of ships at the end of the night; hens are looking for experiences to share with their loved ones. The team at Exploresweb has teamed up with their in-house spiritual guide to present the perfect hen do, according to your star sign.... read more
Posted: 17 May 2021
Flock founder Kathryn Dinsmore launched the company in April 2021 after finding her self facing redundancy due to the last year seriously effecting the events industry. Whilst researching hen parties for her sister's wedding, she also also discovered a gap in the market, "Most of the big companies were offering the same repetitive packages at expensive prices," shares Kathryn. "I felt there was a huge gap for a personalised planner that offers the very best experiences at a reasonable price."... read more
Posted: 7 May 2021
Enquiries and bookings for stag and hen party driving experiences are now double compared to when the country emerged from the first lockdown last year, new data by TrackDays.co.uk reveals. The analysis by one of the UK's leading driving experience providers highlights that since the roadmap out of lockdown announcement, bookings have increased by nearly a quarter compared to just a 10% increase last year. It's the most extreme driving packages that are receiving the greatest interest, with supercar experiences, such as getting behind the wheel of a Ferrari, Lamborghini or McLaren, accounting for almost half of all bookings.... read more
Posted: 6 May 2021