The seductive art of belly dancing is one that has been long appreciated by people all over the world, and now you can learn this ancient dance technique with all your girlfriends during your hen weekend. Focusing primarily on your core and ‘solo torso articulation’, you and your friends will be taught by a professional dance instructor who will go through the various belly dancing techniques with you. So that by the end of your two hour lesson you’ll be doing Ribcage figure 8’s and Chou chou shimmies with confidence in no time!
If you’re visiting a city by the sea then you may as well take advantage of it. What do we mean by that? Well why party on land when you should be partying… on a boat! This 3 hour cruise has an on board bar so make sure you bring some cash for drinks. There will also be a spot for some on board dancing too, as well as optional games if you fancy immersing yourself in some silly fun. Drinks, music, games and the fresh sea air fun times! Need we really say more??
If you crave something energetic and colourful for your hen party then this is the activity to book! Our Bollywood dance class is full of life and is guaranteed to be the perfect ice breaker. The class lasts about two hours and you and your hens will get your own professional dance instructor as well as your own private room to practice in. Remember though that this activity is laugh out loud fun and high energy, so make sure you wear unrestrictive clothing (and a change of clothes for afterwards!)
Shake and shimmy your way to Burlesque perfection with our fun and relaxed dance class. More about the art of seduction than the act of stripping, Burlesque is a cheeky activity for hens who want to have a giggle during the big weekend. Props will be provided by your professional dance instructor who will teach you everything you need to know about this art form. The class itself is two hours long, so wear comfortable clothing and bring a change of clothes for afterwards! Alternatively you could immerse yourself fully and get dressed up in your best Moulin Rouge outfit and really go for it!
Get ready for a weekend of French styled fun with these dance lessons! Expect over two hours of energetic dancing and high kicking moves as our professional dance instructor will teach you routines that will have everyone saying - Oh la la! Before you arrive for your lesson make sure you bring a change of clothes and wear flat shoes, as Can Can is a high intensity dance! Can can skirts will be provided so you will really get the full experience and because it’s such a visual dance make sure you bring a camera to take some souvenir snaps!
When it comes to dancing there’s nothing quite as fun and friendly as cheerleading. So if you want to shake your poms poms and really feel like a unit then this is the dance class to go for. Speaking of poms poms, you won’t need to bring anything but your smile as we’ll supply the props. Just make sure you wear comfortable clothes that allow for flexibility because for two hours you’ll be jumping, shaking and making moves that wouldn’t look out of place in any cheer squad.
If you want to bring some razzle dazzle to your hen party in Bournemouth we have the perfect dance experience for you! Channel your inner Roxie Hart with our fabulous Chicago dance experience and get to grips with the routine from ‘All that Jazz’ with the girls, including tuition and help from your own professional instructor. You’ll be performing a sassy, sexy dance routine before you know it, and who knows, maybe a career on Broadway awaits! Don’t forget to wear suitable clothes for the dance class, and we’re talking dresses you can swish, fishnet stockings if you have them and your deepest red lipstick too. It’s time to go all out on your hen weekend because you want this to be a weekend to remember! Your session will take place in a city centre location, meaning you should find it easy to get to, and you’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy more of what Bournemouth has to offer after your class!
Chocolate lovers rejoice, because here is your opportunity to create your own chocolate truffles when you’re in the beautiful city of Bournemouth for your hen weekend! As part of a shared workshop you’ll enjoy helpful tips and assistance from an experienced chocolatier, and they will show everyone how to create those little pieces of chocolaty joy. You only need to worry about getting to the venue for your workshop as everything you need to create your truffles will be provided on the day. What could be better than creating something that you get to take away with you for family and friends back home? That is, of course, if your truffles last that long and your hen party enjoy them all before you have to go home!
Start your evening with one of our most popular hen party activities; cocktail making! We all love cocktails and knowing how to make a select few as well is a skill that everyone should learn. There is no better way to learn how to mix, shake, and stir than under the tutelage of your experienced bartender. You’ll learn about the history of cocktails, including the tools and products used to create them, before getting to try your hand at some of the classics. Throw in a few party games (how quickly can you mix up a cosmo?) and you’ve got a wonderful experience that everyone will fully enjoy. What’s more, you can also enjoy a two course meal in the bar once you have finished your session, giving you the perfect opportunity to get some grub and get set for the evening ahead.
Finally you can learn the moves from this much loved film for your hen do! That’s right, we’ve analysed the movie and put together a dance class so you and your friends can learn all the moves that Baby learns during the film. Those who are familiar with the film Dirty Dancing will know that during the film Baby goes from being a shy wallflower to being a dancing star. Learning a variety of dance styles such as the Cha Cha and Salsa, you and your girls can follow in baby’s footsteps (quite literally), and by the end of the class you’ll not only love the film, you’ll also be able to dance the dance!
If you’re looking for a chance to throw things at your friends, dress up, and generally act a bit silly then a dodgeball session might be perfect for your hen party! If you’ve seen the film you will know what to expect, or perhaps you’re a player who just wants their friends to experience the fun and excitement of dodgeball? Either way, your afternoon will be packed full of laughs, with plenty of games to be played, including some fun variation games, including British Bulldog, Last Man (Hen?) Standing, and Dodge-Pin Bowling. Which team will come out on top? There is only one way to find out; dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.
If Fame is one of your favourite musicals or films then we can tell you’re already itching to click that enquire button and book your hen party in for a dance experience, and why shouldn’t you? Everyone will get to dance along to some of the show’s best songs, with an experienced dance tutor taking charge of your group, you can rest assured that you’ll be in very safe hands. Take this experience as a chance to dress up for some hilarious photo opportunities too, as you’re taught to leap just like the kids in the film. Don’t wear yourselves out too much though, as you’ll have a night out on the tiles of Bournemouth to look forward to later on as well!
You’ll find a fascinator making experience to be the perfect accompaniment to your weekend, especially if you’re planning on having a lovely vintage or glamorous themed hen party, as you’ll be able to create the accessory you wear with your outfits! Get creative with your skilled instructor, who will be on hand to help with your creations, and they’ll also tell you about the origins of the fascinator itself. All the essentials needed for the class are provided, and if there is anything you’d like to bring with you that you want to add to your fascinator that isn’t a problem either. It’ll help out that unique, personal touch on your finished piece, so we encourage it!
While we’re sure you have no problem attracting the men, in fact you probably beat them off with a big stick, but even then it wouldn’t hurt to pick up a few more tips and tricks from a masterclass about flirting and seduction, right? Learn about sex, play some hilarious games, a few saucy ones, and generally giggle your way through the class, all the time while learning something new and enjoying it all. Discover the nuances of body language, and how to walk and talk like it is second nature. If that doesn’t sound amazing enough, you’ll also get to learn how to perform a sexy, Burlesque style lap dance at the end too, something you can work on for when you need to give a private performance. Wink wink.
For 1 hour and 30 minutes you and the girls will be able to experience what it’s like to be a true pop star, because who hasn’t wanted to film a music video like Beyoncé? During this event you’ll be working with some professional choreographers to really get your girl group moves perfect (so wear flat shoes!), and you’ll also learn how to pose for paparazzi shots too. So strike a pose and practice your best celebrity pout because this experience will have you laughing and bonding with your fellow hens faster than you can say “Something Kinda Ooooh.”
Your hen party and this nostalgic Grease experience go together like, well you know what we were going to say, let’s just say that if you love Grease then you will absolutely love this dance experience! With Pink Lady jackets provided it will take you seconds to get into the spirit of things, and by the end of the session you’ll think you’re in Rydell High, and that you’ll bump into the T-Birds round the corner once you leave the studio. Throughout the session you’ll get to learn some Rock ‘n’ Roll moves, the classic hand jive, and we couldn’t even call this a Grease experience if the grand finale of the class was everyone’s favourite, ‘We Go Together’!
Any hens that used to spend their childhood running around and climbing trees will be in their element here, as this fantastic high ropes experience sees you tackling 12 elements and obstacles, all of which are set ten metres above the ground! The adventure course is set in the lush, 47 acre grounds of the Littledown Centre, where you can expect to have one hell of an exciting day in the trees. For those of you that want to up the adrenaline levels a bit more, there is also a 70 metre zip wire! All in all, this is probably the most fun you can have in a field.
There’s something about the magic of horse riding that fulfils most women. After all, most of us dreamed of having a pony when we were little but it's perhaps something we can't quite get now. The good news is that we can organize this horse riding lesson for you to get back on the the horse and ride around. So if you fancy having a canter during your hen weekend then this horse riding experience is sure to do the trick. During this 2 hours session you and your hens will either trot at a casual pace, slide into a canter, or daringly run loose into an invigorating gallop!
Put pedal to the metal on your hen weekend in Bournemouth with this adrenaline pumping day at the Go Kart track. Situated near Southampton, the track itself is 375m in length, and with 200cc karts you’ll be flying down the straights reaching top speeds of 40mph! The track also features a bridge flyover, as well as a couple of hairpin bends. For your go karting experience you’ll be taking part in a non-stop, Le Mans style race over the course of close to three hours, with each of your guaranteed 25 minutes of race time. Your lap times are recorded, so you’ll need to work hard to get your place on the hen party podium!
For a weekend that you’re going to laugh and talk about for years to come we recommend booking this Knockout package. You and your hens will have a fantastic time during this energetic day out. There will be plenty of different trials and themed games for you to play such as the slippery summit, dizzy donuts and penguin pursuit – just to name a few. You and your group will go against other stag and hen groups so there’ll be plenty of hilarity and time to socialise. All equipment will be provided so all you need to do is wear roomy clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty and bring a change of clothes to change into afterwards!
Pointy bras at the ready, it’s time to make a Holiday out of your hen weekend with this magical Madonna dance class! Get to know some of the Queen of Pop’s moves as you dance away to some of Madge’s best known classics with a class that culminates in a ‘showdown’, with the girls split into groups for a dance off with the end routine that you will all learn! If you want to get in the spirit of things and dress up like one of Madonna’s many looks then we wholeheartedly encourage you to do so! Make a great day even better by dressing up, which in turn will lead to a whole host of photo opportunities throughout the class.
Looking for a classy dance experience to enjoy on your hen do? Then step back in time to the 1930s for an elegant burlesque dance party for a sassy experience to remember! This is where you get to release your cheeky side with the girls, with a dance class perfect for photos, giggles, and plenty of strutting your stuff. Everyone will be shown a series of walks, poses and sexy little movements which are very Dita Von Tease style, so expect to be a sultry burlesque goddess by the time your class is over! Before the end of the class you’ll be able to perform a showgirl routine, with a starring role for the bride to be!
If, like us, there have been times when you’ve been on the lookout for a new scent only to be unable to find something you like, you might have thought about making your own perfume. If Katy Perry and Lady Gaga can have their own, then why can’t we? Well, with this fantastic perfume creation class you can! You’ll learn how to put together a knockout scent, balancing your top, middle, and bottom notes to perfection, before filling up a purse atomiser with your new perfume. What’s more, if you come up with the best name in the group for your perfume, you’ll get a secret little prize!
If you want something to remember your hen weekend by, a fully professional photoshoot is perfect for you and the girls; you’ll get to pose and pout your way through the session and you will end up with some amazing photos to look back at years from now. As with any fashion photo shoot you’ll want to bring a few costume changes. For this we recommend two casual outfits and one smart outfit as that will give you a mixture of smart and casual photos of you and your friends. You’ll be greeted at the studio or venue with bubbly and nibbles, before your photographer spends the next hour taking plenty of group and single shots of the gorgeous girlies that are part of your group. These photoshoots are all about having fun, looking good, and reflecting your personality, so bring clothes and accessories that complement your outfits!
Take the chance to feel like a group of glam fashion models on your hen party, with a professional photoshoot and a make-up artist on hand to provide you with a lasting memento of your weekend in Bournemouth! You’ll find your photographer and make-up artist waiting for you at your venue, where you’ll be made up in no time, before donning your outfits (bring a few for costume changes) and working the camera like there is no tomorrow. Throw in some bubbly and nibbles to start and you’ve got a fantastic afternoon of posing and being made up just like the celebrities we all love. The end result will be a beautiful set of photos that will look far better than any other photos from anyone else’s hen weekend!
Hen parties are all about celebrating and letting your hair down, and there is no better way to let your hair down than to take a pole dancing class in our books. Be prepared to laugh and giggle away with the girls as you find yourselves in ever more compromising positions (in a good way), while pushing each other to be more daring with the pole. Your qualified instructor will be on hand to show you a series of twists, turns, and tricks on and around the pole, so if you’ve always fancied yourself as a bit of a polestar this is your time to shine! You can always try and show off your new moves at a club later if you happen to see a pole!
We love being able to offer our hens something different, and this great double activity is perfect for those of you that are looking to do something you wouldn’t normally associate with a hen party. This double whammy will see you roaring around a 450m purpose build track in a 620cc rage buggies, where the aim of the game is to get the fastest lap time by hurtling around the course. There will be two of you on the track at any one time, so expect it to get competitive. The same can be said for the clay pigeon shooting; you’ll be taking on as well, because you’ll be keeping score of how many clays you’ve all been able to hit with those big old pump action shotguns!
Learn the classic salsa dance on your hen party in Bournemouth with our fantastic instructors and you’ll soon be stepping around the room like you’ve been performing all your life. Dance parties are always popular with our hen parties, and we can see why; who wouldn’t want to spend an afternoon with friends learning a new dance routine and generally having a bit of a giggle along the way. Once you’ve mastered the steps you won’t want to stop, especially once the rest of the girls have done so as well. You’ll finish your class by performing an entire salsa dance with the whole group!
Relaxing and rejuvenating is key when you’re on a hen weekend so you might want to prepare for a big night out on the tiles of Bournemouth, or you may wish to recover from the night before. Whatever your needs, you can rest, relax, rejuvenate, or recover with a spa day pass to this delightful spa, situated in a 4* hotel. Within walking distance from the city centre, the spa offers everything you would expect to see, with an indoor swimming pool, a spa pool, sauna, steam room, aromatherapy cave (!), and four beauty treatment rooms. So why not get your party to treat themselves to a spa day, you’ll be glad you did when you leave feeling fresh as a daisy, ready for whatever the rest of your day may hold in store for you.
As one of the few places in England where you can surf off the coast from its beaches, if you’re visiting Bournemouth for a summer hen party you should hop on a board for a surfing lesson. With your entire hen party taking part you’ll have a whale of a time, with everyone getting to grips with balancing on their surf boards before you’re able to try and ride a few waves. All in all, you’ll have a great afternoon learning the basics of surfing with your qualified instructor, so you’ll be in some of the safest hands imaginable. This is definitely one for the beach babes, and is also great for a few cheeky photo opportunities.
Tapas is the perfect lunch for those who may not be too hungry, not know what they want, or (this is usually the case with us) you can’t decide what to eat and you want to order everything! We’ll set you up with a table reservation in a tapas restaurant in Bournemouth city centre, so you can break up your day in style with a nice lunch before continuing the hen weekend shenanigans. Expect to see a tasty platter of treats in front of you, including patatas bravas, house salads, bread and oils, paella, albondigas, and more! You’ll all get a glass of sangria to enjoy with your tapas feast too. Not bad for a light lunch!
Responsible for one of the best music videos of all time, Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the subject of this devilishly delightful dance experience. Be prepared to get your ‘freak’ on as you learn the moves and steps from the routine, before piecing together the final routine at the end of your class. You’ll be taught the steps by a qualified dance instructor in a fun and private environment, so you can cut loose and enjoy the session. If you really want to get into the spirit of things, why not get the girls to make their own thriller costumes, or even grab some masks!
Who doesn’t love a bit of eye candy and surely before the big day the bride should be allowed to enjoy some before she becomes a taken lady? Now by enjoy, we mean visually appreciate of course; so if you like the idea of watching ridiculously ripped and fit men dance and entertain then you and your ladies need a dose of Adonis Cabaret! Before the show, you and your ladies will get a chance to chat and mingle over cocktails and a cold fine food buffet. Then once the show starts you’ll be in for over two hours of comedic stripper fun. But that isn't all, because after the show you get automatic access to Cameo & Myu nightclub!
Before the big day, we believe that the bride should be waited on hand and foot. Not by her hens of course, but by a hunky butler who is ready to prepare her food, pour her drinks, and generally just entertain her. Sound good? Of course it does! So if you really fancy treating the bride to some cheeky pampering, this is it. Please keep in mind though that the butlers can only be hired for private venues (so no clubs or restaurants) and that their aprons must remain on at all times ladies!
Probably the friendliest hen party loving bar in Bournemouth, Bar Me is a great place to grab a cocktail (or maybe three) and have a laugh with the girls. The bar plays a variety of different tunes so if you fancy a dance then you’ll get everything from chart tunes to golden oldies. Drinks are reasonably priced, so no bank breaking rounds of wine or cocktails to expect either. On Saturdays you can even tweet song requests to the DJs using the Bar Me Twitter account! Just make sure you turn up wearing your favourite dancing shoes and before 10:30pm to apply for the guest list entry.
Get ready to (potentially) win big during the hen weekend with free entry into Genting Casino - Bournemouth’s top casino! You and the girls will have access to some classic gambling games such as American Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Electronic Roulette and £4,000 jackpot slot machines! So you have a chance to win some extra wine money for the rest of the hen weekend. Just remember to bring some I.D with you (just in case), and if you win big then make sure you spend it wisely (wine is always wise…).
Housing 3 different types of rooms, this brilliant nightclub is where the most stylish Bournemouth party goers go to, and you’ll find plenty of them there because the club can hold over 2,000 revellers! Inside Cameo & Myu you’ll find the Lava, Ignite & Disco rooms, each with their own unique theme and music so there’ll be something for everyone during the big night out. There are also VIP booths available if you want to add a touch more class to proceedings. Just remember that there’s no fancy dress allowed (we did say stylish after all didn’t we?) and bring some I.D. just in case the bouncer doesn’t think you’re older than 21!
It’s all aboard the good ship Dorset Queen for the ultimate party boat cruise, setting sail out of Poole Harbour before cruising past the islands and bays. The boat will set sail for three hours, giving everyone plenty of time to enjoy dancing away on the open seas. Food is included, and you’ll find a fully licenced bar offering plenty of alcoholic beverages. You don’t have to dance for the full three hours though, there is also a lounge area to relax, and a wonderful upper deck where you can look out to sea, or back towards land and enjoy the scenery of the evening. Following your cruise you’ll be back on dry land, ready to head back into Bournemouth city centre for a night on the tiles.
Fantastic heels were not made for walking in, so if you’re planning to wear some of your best for the hen do but want to have a drink (o.k. may be a few drinks…) with your girls then we’ve got the perfect solution for you. A party bus. That’s right. A crazy fun bus that chauffeurs you from bar to bar with its very own sound system. So you can laugh and dance the time spent between venues. Expect admiring looks from passer-by’s as you drive along in your pimped up bus because in Bournemouth the only way to get from club to club is via party bus!
If you are looking for an alternative to clubbing for your Saturday night then why not spend the evening at the Greyhound stadium in Poole? You’ll be able to eat and have a few drinks while enjoying an evening of races, where you may even win if you place the right bets! Included in this activity is your entry to the stadium, a meal (perfect), two drinks (even more perfect), a race card, and a free betting voucher. So we’re giving you everything you need to get the evening off to a fantastic start, and once the evening has drawn to a close you can still make it back into Bournemouth if you want to continue the celebrations.
Be prepared to laugh until your sides split when you visit this comedy club for your Saturday night in Bournemouth, because you’ll be seeing a number of talented performers throughout the evening! Expect laughs-a-plenty at the show, and throughout the years the club has played host to a plethora of comedians and comediennes over the years, including Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan, Peter Kay, John Bishop, Jo Brand, and Mel & Sue to name but a few! So if you are lucky you could see a future star in the making, or even a household name squeezing in a secret show! The club is held in Bournemouth’s biggest nightclub, where you are welcome to stay and enjoy the rest of your night!
Get set for a hen night to remember in Bournemouth’s newest club, Cameo. Following a seven figure renovation Cameo now offers four different rooms with four different styles of music, a number of VIP booths, and the capacity to hold over 2,000 clubbers. Dance the night away and have loads of fun sipping on delicious drinks! That leaves you with the rest of the night to enjoy Cameo, have a little dance, enjoy a few drinks, and give the hen the send-off she deserves!
Who doesn’t love Italian (and by Italian we mean its cuisine of course!?) So if you and your ladies fancy having a sit down meal and a catch up before you hit the town then we’ve got you covered. You’ll be able to choose from a select menu which includes dishes such as, pizza Florentina and linguine alla Genovese. Please remember though drinks aren’t included so make sure you keep that in mind. However the delicious desserts are included so make sure you tuck into something sweet whilst you're there!
The best way to start off a good night is with a good meal, good conversation, and a few drinks. We can provide you with the meal and the drinks here, with a table reservation in a pizzeria located in the city centre. This popular chain offers the perfect set menu for your hen party, with enough choice to cater for everyone while also being situated right in the centre of Bournemouth city. You will be within walking distance of the city’s pubs, clubs, and bars, making it the ideal starting point for your hen night. You’ll get three courses and one welcome drink too, which is always a good way to be greeted in a restaurant!
If you’d like to eat before you begin your hen night but you want to be close to the action afterwards to get the party started then you’ll want to enjoy a two course meal in Bournemouth’s excellent Revolution bar. Choose from a starter and a main course, or a main course and a dessert, and then enjoy your welcome glass of wine and wait for the food to arrive. The beauty of eating here is that Revolution quickly becomes the place to be once night falls, so if you’re there early you can grab a booth and seats for you and the girls, and you’ll know you’re in the right place to enjoy a rousing hen party!