Whether it’s a hen, bachelorette or just a simple girl’s night out, one thing is for sure: when you’re planning a celebratory event with friends and family ahead of a wedding ceremony, it needs to be exactly right. If you’re planning the best hen party ever, head to Belgravia. The options are endless. You will find great things to do and keep everyone happy.
If you’re one of those groups who really like to have something to show for your hard work, why not try Biscuiteers? As well as a café and a very impressive biscuit emporium, they run an irresistible master class. There you can join one of their resident ‘icers’ to learn how to embellish your biscuits in style. You will create something that you can be truly proud of and be able to take the fruits of all your hard work home with you.
If all that planning has left you in a spin, then consciously uncouple from the stress with a workshop at MasterPeace – a unique space in Eccleston Yards and the very first to dedicate itself to mindful art practices. The studio, run by 20 passionate creators, is the perfect place to learn how restorative, relaxing and liberating painting can be, helping you deal with the stresses of everyday life. Like a little massage for your emotions! Exercising those creative cells can really put everything back into perspective, leaving you feeling great.
If you’d like to get creatively messy, a booking with Studio Pottery is just the thing for you and your favourite people. The light and airy workshop is perfect for anyone attracted to working with clay. All stages are catered for – from absolute beginners to more experienced potters. Why not book a private session for your group and create a real legacy piece to celebrate the event? Come together to learn and create something that you can all take home with you.
Rachel Vosper’s taster candle making course will give you the skills to create a fabulous candle in an etched glass container. When you arrive, you and your friends will be able to choose from a library of fragrances. Each and everyone one of you will leave having had a truly connecting and bespoke experience. You’ll also get a glass of champagne and refreshments to keep you going through the creative process.
Drink and Dine Beautifully…
Everything is 5* perfection at The Berkeley Hotel and dropping in for a few drinks is just beyond. Enjoy the elegant surroundings of The Berkeley Bar & Terrace with rich walnut panelling enhanced with beautiful carved plasterwork and a coral colour scheme. For a taste of exclusivity make sure to book The Snug. With its own sound system and on-the-button service it can become your hen party’s very own bespoke bar.
What could be more delightful and luxurious than tea at The Lanesborough Hotel? Whether you choose the fabulous surroundings of The Lanesborough Grill, with its richly decorated dining room, naturally illuminated during the day by a domed glass roof or the elegant Withdrawing room.
This neighbourhood restaurant is housed in a former power station and coal store and is now a multipurpose space featuring a restaurant, bar, coffee kiosk, retail store, events space and photography studio. Wild by Tart was founded by Jemima Jones and Lucy Carr-Ellison, who created the very successful catering company, Tart London. The menu is inspired by their favourite people and places, with an emphasis on seasonality and sustainability. What better way to spend quality time during your hen party with people you absolutely adore?
The Hari’s Italian Restaurant, il Pampero, embodies Italian chic and vintage glamour. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11.30am – 3pm il Pampero serves up an unforgettable bottomless brunch experience. Your hen party can enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless Prosecco, Aperol Spritz or Milanese G&T whilst indulging in a delicious brunch menu featuring a fusion of typical brunch dishes and authentic Italian recipes.
Is there a better way to get into a rhythm with your closet friends, than a visit to Barry’s London? The team there have been putting A-listers, athletes and ambitious fitness fans through their paces for over 20 years and their classes have been described as ‘The Best Workout in the World’. Why not choose a private class and build up a fitness community spirit? You can sweat it out together before cooling off and preparing for a night of fun in Belgravia!
If you want to combine a workout and mindfulness into one activity, then visit Hot Pod Yoga. The team will guide you through a balanced flow of active and passive postures, which work the body, whilst calming the mind. You will stretch further, breathe deeper and sweat harder – and that’s the Hot Pod experience. Surrender yourself to the natural rhythm and flow of your breathing and go on a spiritual journey together – leaving you super relaxed and ready for anything.
Time for a Pamper…
For a glorious and unique social beauty experience, visit London Grace for a manicure. The team has combined a nail bar, cocktail bar and coffee shop into the same space. So it’s the perfect treat for you and your friends as you get ready for the big day. Nothing is better than getting glam with your friends. At London Grace, they are also passionate about keeping it kind and all their treatments are environmentally friendly.