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The First Steps to Organising a Successful Hen Weekend

If you’ve just been given the task of organising your best mates hen weekend you may have a mixture of feelings from pure excitement to dread. Wanting to do a good job whilst pulling together a group of uni, school and work friends who don’t really know each other, can be daunting. With years of
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9 Items Every Successful Hen Weekend Needs!

Planning hen weekends can be stressful, so the Acacia Team decided to put their heads together and create a list of 9 items every successful hen weekend needs. Item 1: A plan! A goal without a plan is just a wish, so get planning! Whose invited? Where? What? and even How Much? Obviously, make sure

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7 common hen weekend mistakes to avoid

We know how tricky it can be to organise hen weekends which is why we’ve put together the 7 most common mistakes which the budding hen planner should try to avoid. 1. Don’t do everything yourself We’d all like to pretend we are Wonder Women but take the stress out the planning and doing and

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Favourite Hen Party Games

Bring on the hen party games! You can’t have a hen weekend without a few hen party games to inject some serious fun into the weekend; we just love them! They act as great ice-breakers, show the bride-to-be how much she is loved and bring bellyfulls of laughter! And it seems our Acacia hen groups agree,

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7 Tips for Organising a UK Hen Weekend

You’ve been set the task of organising a hen weekend for the blushing bride-to-be who is overcome with excitement at the prospect of getting hitched to the man of her dreams. You’re desperate to make it a weekend to remember but not quite sure where to start? Here are our Acacia 10 top tips for taking

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Pimp-up your Cottage!

We all love decorations which scream we are loved! Decorating your hen party cottage is a great way to elevate the occasion and show the bride-to-be how much you care. Photos, balloons, personalised games and treats will all put a smile on her face. So, here are our ideas to pimp-up your cottage without losing

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Gemma’s Hen Weekend Blog

We asked the lovely Gemma to write a brutally honest & detailed hen weekend blog from her experience organising her best mates hen do. Here’s what she had to say: My Hen Weekend Experience Here’s my story of how I arranged a hen weekend for my best friend Jess with 2 other bridesmaids. I am Jess’s

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5 Hen Weekend Tips

I love hen weekends! Nothing beats getting together with a group of girls, all under one roof and spending the weekend laughing, celebrating and sometimes going through the odd crisis or two! Along with all the usual considerations such as who gets invited, when it is, where it is, what activities to include, the budget

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