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Five Cardinal Sins Every Hen’s Planner Needs to Avoid

As the last debaucherous hoorah before an eternity of unwavering commitment, the hen’s party is a pivotal night in the bride-to-be’s life.

So as the lady in charge of organising proceedings, you need to give the bride and her gaggle of giggling girls a night to remember.

But in-between booking venues, whittling down guest lists, and purchasing novelty penis straws, it’s easy to a make logistical blunder or two.  Keep these five cardinal sins in mind to ensure her last pre-nuptial knees-up goes off without a hitch.  

Leaving it to the Last Minute

Taking on a hen’s party is a serious commitment. Don’t put it off until the last minute.

Slap together a guest list (in consultation with the bride) as soon as you’re given the job. Next, it’s time to confirm attendees, decide on a venue, and collect financial contributions from the excited attendees.  

Leave that too late, and you’ll be left with no other option than parmy night at your local bowlo (eww).

Choosing an Inappropriate Venue

A wild n’ raucous nightclub crawl would be a sure-fire hit for party-hearty 20-somethings. But would such an uninhibited occasion suit more mature, conservative types?

Consider your attendees and pick a venue the majority will enjoy. If your invite list is a bit of a mixed bag, then play it safe by choosing somewhere with universal appeal—say, a vineyard. After all, everyone enjoys a tipsy romp in the countryside, right?

Hens party in a vineyard

Letting Too Many People Get Involved

As madam party master extraordinaire, you need to step up and take full responsibility for the event. By all means, ask for input from other attendees, but don’t let any of the bossy girls take over the reins.

“Two heads are better than one” doesn’t apply to the party planning space. In this world, ideas clash and egos collide.

Embarrassing the Bride

We get it. No hen’s night would be complete without some good old-fashioned eroticism. Buff burly strippers, mind-boggling penis puppetry, and blush-inducing lap dances—these age-old traditions still thrive today.

But would your innocent bride-to-be feel comfortable with a big bulging phallus all up in her personal space?

Again, considering your audience is key.

Booking Everything Individually

While you may think you’ve got what it takes to organise a wild shindig, you’ll get a better result if you enlist professional help. A pro party planner can custom-build an epic event and has the expertise to overcome roadblocks as they arise.

As it’s a competitive industry, event managers offer reasonable rates and flexible payment plans. And as another massive plus, you’ll hardly have to lift a finger yourself.

Hens party at a brewery

Book Your Hens Party with Kiff & Culture

Kiff & Culture is your one-stop party planning shop, and we’ve got the goods to deliver a kickass hen’s do.

Our tours whisk you between the best restaurants, bars, breweries, vineyards, and distilleries in style.  Door-to-door transfers come courtesy of our customised buses and vans (2-60 peeps), complete with upbeat tunes and fun, easy-going guides.

Either pick from one of our tried-and-tested itineraries in Northern NSW or Southeast Queensland (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron, Tamborine Mountain, Tweed Heads) or have us whip up a bespoke private tour just for you.

Best of all, you get to kick back and relax while we take care of the boring logistical stuff.

Except for the penis straws, we’ll leave that bit up to you.

Hen's party bus

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