From a giant UV ball pit through to mega bottomless brunches, if you've not been to Ballie Ballerson, what have you been doing on your hen do? Head over to their incredible Shoreditch venue for retro sweetie cocktails and tasty pizzas.
Hen Party Activities
So your best gal pal is due to be wed and you've been lumbered with the mammoth task of organising the hen do - and of course you can't wait to get started. London is overflowing with venues ideal for a hen do, each offering a multitude of options for hen do activities that'll keep you and the girls occupied before the (obligatory) debauchery ensues. We've stockpiled a list of some of our favourite options, each with their own quirks and oddities that'll certainly make this hen do in London one to remember.
Dirty Martini Hanover Square invite you and your gals to learn the masterful art of mixology at one of their cocktail making classes, easily one of our favourite hen party activities in London. You and the ladies will make (and drink) three of Dirty Martini's signature cocktails, whilst enjoying some tasty treats from their delicious sharing platters in your own private area of the bar. Trust us, cocktail making classes at Dirty Martini are a top choice for hen do activities, and a great way to get your night started.
Get dressed up to the nines and shimmy on down the Proud City Cabaret for an immersive night celebrating all things Motown and soul. The house band will be playing hits from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5 and Aretha Franklin, with tickets also including a gourmet meal and glass of fizz.
Transporting you back in time to the 1920s, The Candlelight Club is a top secret pop-up party, perfect for a hen night to remember. Get dressed up in your flapper gear to spend the night watching live cabaret, dancing to swing music and sipping on Champagne.
Got yourself a bride with a love for Bruce? Head over to Hungry Heart this September where she can live out her Born To Run dreams with a night dedicated to nothing but the biggest hits from the Springsteen repertoire.
Another of our recommended hen do activities in London, SINK - Paul Street is a great 'lil spot in Shoreditch for all sorts of pong related fun. Fight to the death as you battle it out against the gals in a game of beer pong - tables can be booked for private use, otherwise enter the ping pong tournament on Tuesday evening at 6pm.
On the hunt for hen party activities? Lip Sync Dance Battle is a great idea, serving up a night of light-hearted fun in an exclusive location. Over the evening, you and your friends will split into two groups where you'll pick two songs and be taught wicked routines that you'll then perform in your bid to win a bottle of fizz. If that's not enough, you can also take part at home.
Perfect for getting those hen do antics off to a fun start, this quirky London scavenger hunt is sending you out across the city to hunt down items and landmarks and complete fun tasks. From giant dragons in Camden to human pyramids in Hyde Park it's a quirky way to kick off any day out in the capital.
A fun twist on your classic London hen party activity? These open-top bus experiences are taking you around some of the most famous parts of the capital with a host of live performers to keep you entertained as you go.
Looking for something a little different to do on your hen night? Always had that hankering of a sweet tooth? Let Basement Sate satiate those needs with one of their hot to trot pastry classes. Get stuck right into the art of baking from some of the best dessert dealers in town.
Styled around the illicit activity of the roaring twenties, Proud Cabaret brings a night of high-end, prohibition themed fun to an underground haven in the city. Expect a stunning night out featuring burlesque entertainment, superbly executed British cuisine and cocktails.
Turn up the volume on your hen do with this ludicrously and completely silly hen party idea. Combining a tour of London with disco music and singalongs, Boogie Shoes Silent Disco crew will show you the sights along with making sure you're ready to party into the evening.
One of the best bar crawls in the city, 1 Big Night Out is the perfect options if you're looking for a hen do that is as relaxed as it is raucous. Enjoy a nosey around some of the West End's best nightspots with free shots and drinks discounts at every stop.
From Garage Bingo to pizza and Friends nights, and bottomless pancake brunches, head to Camden's DUO for some of the best hen party activities in London.
A Door In A Wall is an immersive experience where you and your friends take on the lead roles in a compelling story. The event is perfect for hen parties or team building days. Whether you're scrambling for clues in a hidden speakeasy, running through the streets of London or solving puzzles at a famous landmark, this interactive experience is something you'll be talking about for years to come.
Looking for something a little different for a London hen do? These incredible riverboat cruises are offering a range of cool events for you to get involved with this spring and summer, from pretty sunset sails down the river to raucous bottomless brunches.
Come on ladies let's get in formation! This is the ultimate brunch celebration of Queen B. Expect nothing other than five hours of non-stop Beyonce, complete with an hour of free-flowing booze and two delicious brunch dishes, all in a secret location. It's the best way to say goodbye to life as a single lady.
One of the best ideas for a hen party in London has got to be The Finery's drag bottomless brunch. What's involved? You'll be treated to two hours of free-flowing booze, entertainment from four fierce queens and banging tunes from a DJ.
Gather up the gals and head down to Shoreditch - Little Nan is back! Well, Nan is actually of to Benidorm, but her grandchildren will be taking the reigns. And guess what they've gone and done - they've rounded up all her stuff and loaded it into a warehouse by Old Street Station. Pop in and party the night away to the biggest 90s hits and you gorge on bottomless cocktails for the old girl's teapots!
Beach Blanket Babylon is getting some all-new Saturday morning entertainment. The Drag Brunch is upping sticks from Rascals and heading to Bethnal Green where they'll be making you weekends a little more raucous with bottomless espresso martinis and quirky games.
Take your bride to an exhibition of biological rarities, also known as The Greatest Brunch this November. Expect live performances from West End singers, dancers and cabaret acts, immersive characters and an epic feast complete with bottomless booze.
Set the ball rolling on a memorable day out with this unique adventure around some of London's most iconic sights. You'll embark on a charming cruise around the city, taking in Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Royal Albert Hall with a delicious selection of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and macaroons for company. BYO bubbly for a £5 corkage fee too!
Afternoon tea or boozy night out not quite your style? Give your hen do a quirky edge by heading over to Ealing's Navrtar - the high-tech VR space that allows you to step into another world entirely. You and your gang can compete together, or against each other, taking on anything from zombies to aliens.
Adonis Cabaret has something of a reputation when it comes to hosting wild night out in London. With a stable of some of Britain's best male strippers, and a hilarious drag queen host, their wild nights are packed with comedy, cabaret, amazing drinks, karaoke and plenty more mischief. Ideal for a hen party or perhaps just a night out with a twist, the team take over Club Aquarium every Saturday and offer the city's cheeky crowds a great place to dance their troubles away.
DNA VR are reimagining the world of escape rooms with their epic virtual alternative. With 9 themed rooms, styled on everything from Alice In Wonderland to Prison Break, you and your gang will have to don headsets to get out alive, prevent a nuclear disaster or escape a jungle.
This secret bar below a bustling Drury Lane restaurant is a great spot for a gaggle of girls to get giggling on the last night of freedom before the big day. With big names such as Jack Whitehall and Jason Manford on the stage, you're sure to have a good chuckle.
A must-do event for any chocolate-loving brides to be, this workshop is the perfect girly group activity. You'll be taught all about the craft of chocolate making, before tying your own hand to create delicious bite-sized treats, with the option to mix your own chocolate martinis also.
An ideal spot at which to chill before the debauchery ensues, Wonderland Ceramics invites you and your gals over for a ceramic painting party. Bring a bottle or ten, and get together as a group to paint a piece for the bride, try out the Candy Floss making machine or make a clay tile impression with your feet or hands. For something a little different, head down to Wonderland Ceramics and enjoy an evening of memorable hen do activities.
Looking for something boozy yet classy? Head to The Distillery Bankside where you can get your drink on at this gin-fuelled masterclass. Learn all about your favourite tipple as you sip on a few varieties and a G&T or two.
Keep things quirky at this unique hen night activity in London, as Entertainment Golf sees you going head-to-head at some of the world's top golfing courses. And afterwards? There's The Joint which serves tasty bites to eat and thirsty-quenching sips.
All of those stage performing, dance video queen and pop princess dreams are about to become real. Just Dance UK is the one and only dance collective dedicated to taking you through the biggest and best music video moves so you can live your dream and become Beyonce for the night. Ladies, get the hens together, there's routines to be learnt.
If you've done the brunch parties and weekends out of London, then shake things up for this hen with a trip on a Thames Rocket. Taking you on a journey across the famous river, you'll see iconic landmarks and soak up Southern Fairy tipples courtesy of London Cocktail Club.
If you're after a hilarious night for your hen party in London, you can't look further than the Hip Hop brunch. Not only will you be served a 3-course meal of 'Dirty South' food and an hour of bottomless cocktails, the notorious hip hop karaoke becomes the main event, so you and your bridesmaids can be the hip hop stars you've always dreamed of.
If you're on the hunt for fun time hen do activities, look no further than Nordic Bar where you and the girls can get together for a game of ping pong. Battle it out against one another, whilst indulging in a few too many very reasonably priced drinks and something tasty from their menu inspired by the best in Swedish cuisine.
A fun and creative way to celebrate a hen do in London, this cool painting class brings you more than a follow-along. You'll be treated to an hour of bottomless prosecco, help from a professional artist and a live DJ keeping the energy high.
Come down to the Inamo Soho Games Room for your hen party and you can enjoy 150 games on all the popular games consoles, Apple TV and the ability to stream whatever you want, and two 150 inch screens to use it all on. Their packages include food so you can eat while you play.
A brilliant and empowering event that'll leave you all feeling fabulous, Luscious Cabaret's burlesque workshop is a great hen do idea. As well as learning all the basic moves and enjoying a glass of fizz or two along the way, you'll also be taught a routine to bust out at a later date.
Looking for a hen activity in London, sure to impress? The Shard is Western Europe's tallest building, and its viewing platform on the top floor promises stunning panoramic views of London. Head up for champagne and a jaw-dropping experience.
Guess what, hen nights in London don't need to ALL be about willy whistles when there's an event like 90s Brunch concerned. Kick off the party early with retro antics, party games, brunch bites and drinking aplenty at this unique pop-up event with your hens.
Map Maison is a stylish cocktail bar located in the heart of East London, and its cocktail masterclasses make for the perfect hen do activity. You'll mix and shake up numerous drinks under the expert guidance of Map Maison's head mixolgist, as well as tuck into tasty tapas snacks to accompany your delicious creations.
Hen party assemble. This is how Flight Club do brunch. Get ready to experience London's coolest social gaming experience in a two hour session of prosecco drinking, pizza eating, darts throwing madness. Flex those throwing muscles and prepare for a day party like no other that'll go down in the London hen party history books.
Disco Brunch is here and it's going to change the way we brunch. Find the secret location for the biggest dancing tunes, bottomless cocktails and two courses of brunch food.
See off your final few single nights in style at this opulent, London extravaganza of fantastic music and phenomenal drinks. With cocktail masterclass, a unique can't sing choir experience, bottomless brunch, dinner or drinks, The Piano Works somehow manages to combine the characteristic feel of a Victorian warehouse with the decadent, elegant vibes of a suave, piano bar. Best night of your life.
One of the city's most popular cookery schools, L'atelier des Chefs is the perfect spot to kick-start your hen do. Offering everything from 30 minute whip-ups to in-depth classes lasting up to 4 hours, their events are open to groups of all sizes and skill levels.
Wanna get jiggy like the pros? Wanna shake your stuff like Rihanna or let your limbs loose like Madonna? Well you're in luck, because this is a hen party with a difference. Strap on those dancing shoes and get ready to learn some hot moves in a themed dance class, chosen by you. Whether you want a bit of Grease Lightning or some Ginger Rogers elegance, this dance floor is primed and ready for your Hen night fantasies.
Grab your gals and head down to Shoreditch for T.T Liquor's cocktail-making class. Here, you and your ladies will get your very own custom-built bar - post yourselves up and get to mixing and tasting for two hours straight! By the end of the class, show off everything you've that you've learnt by having a crack at making 'the best cocktail of the day!'
West London's one-stop-shop for all things late-night fun, the Chelsea Funhouse boasts an explorer-themed restaurant, some of the best espresso martinis in the biz, and a hidden immersive cocktail experience. Step back in time as you enter this 1940s bunker, where you'll be tasked with some codes to crack. Do it in time? You'll be rewarded with some personalised sips.
Get your hazmats suits on because things are going to get messy at this unique cocktail masterclass. Head to the iconic ABQ bar in Hackney where they'll have you mixing up some illicit cocktails made with molecular techniques.
Held at one of the most impressive and majestic venues in south London, Forbidden Nights is an event guaranteed to get you a little hot under the collar. Skilled performers have been picked from around the UK and the end production is a sexy yet fun night out, featuring a Channing Tatum lookalike, an X-Factor finalist and much, much more.