If you’re looking for a hen party activity idea with a stylish feel, then hat making with Aoife Harrison is right up your street. Based in Dublin, the talented and lovely Aoife will show you and your group how to create your own fascinator or simple hat.
This is the ideal hen weekend activity for a bride who loves fashion or hats (obvs!). This is also great if you just want to learn some new skills or for a work / team building event. It’s a great activity to combine with a day at the races in Leopardstown or the Horse Show in Ballsbridge.
We asked Aoife to tell us why she thinks this is a great hen party activity. Read on to see the 6 reasons why this hat making hen party in Dublin ideal for you and your hen crew.
Location Location Location!
We are based in the centre of Dublin, we are 5 minutes from Grafton Street to we are easy for a hen party to get to and its a close to town if they are going for a meal or drinks after! We can also travel to a hen party anywhere in Ireland if the party isnt in Dublin.
No Experience Necessary
Nobody needs any prior experience to do this. All we use is a needle and thread and we give a demonstration at the beginning. We are there to assist the group make their piece.
Age is only a number
Its suitable for all ages. We would actually say that it’s suitable for ages 12-80! Sometimes hen parties like to include family members on part of the day and this is a great activity that works for all ages groups.
Creative juice buzz
Everyone leaves with their own creation. People sometimes worry that they might not be creative but this is activity shows that everyone can make their own unique piece. You are learning something new at this class and you can go away with the knowledge of how to make your own headpiece.
The workshops is €50pp and this includes prosecco and nibbles along with all the materials you will use in the class. Plus, the bride or guest of honour goes free!
It’s the perfect opportunity to make your headpiece for the upcoming wedding. It’s an amazing feeling when you are wearing something you created yourself.
Hat making hen parties are available with Aoife in Dublin for €50pp and the bride goes free. Aoife offers this in her Dublin 2 studio and she also offers mobile hat making party options. Click here to contact her.
Getting crafty with your gal pals has never been more fun. Around Ireland there are fun workshops popping up from learning the art of graffiti to making your very own silver ring. Some even include prosecco and food so you can keep all happy. Here are 5 ideas for cool craft workshops in Ireland. These are perfect for activities to do with friends on a hen party or an excuse for sunday funday.
Teaming crafting with cocktails sounds like a super fun session to us, especially when it’s BYO cocktails! What does this mean we hear you ask? BYO cocktails are when you bring your own alcohol (so vodka, gin, rum, whiskey – whatever your tipple) and your very own cocktails are mixed for you by some cool and very skilled mixologists. This means that everyone gets to drink their preferred drink. The crafting option is up to you. You can decorate knickers or a garter OR make some fun headwear. This cool activity (very apt for your hen party) is available in Dublin. Check out more details here. You can also skip the crafting and just go for the BYO cocktails!
Here you get to make your very own ring! Design and sculpt your own unique ring from jewellers wax and enjoy a tasty lunch with prosecco. At the end of the class, you can choose to have your ring professionally finished and posted to you. You can choose silver or upgrade to gold if you prefer. The Carve Workshops can take place in Tribeton in Galway city or within 200kms of Galway. Grace covers Dublin so it’s a great option for a hen party or for a group of ladies who want to do something different. You can contact and book with Grace directly on Bash.
Flower crown making is the ultimate boho chic hen party activity. Enjoy an afternoon making a crown of gorgeous, seasonal wildflowers. Sophie is based in Sligo but her workshops can take place all over the country. Sophie is an amazing horticulturalist and can even decorate your venue to make it really special. Workshops in Sligo can be held in a funky cafe or a sleek art gallery. Homemade treats are included and groups are welcome to bring their own beverages. Later on, wear your handmade creations for a bohemian-themed night on the town! You can enquire with Sophie directly on Bash here.
This definitely on the list for the alternative or badass bride! This cool and quirky workshop by All Out Design takes place in a funky warehouse studio in Dublin where you can learn the art of graffiti. Street art experts will show you how to create a graffiti tag, how to spraypaint a stencil and finally how to create your very own graffiti piece. Your group will enjoy a glass of prosecco along with excellent pizza to enjoy while you admire your creations. Very cool.
Collars come in and out of fashion but are always stylish. Create an on-trend accessory that you can wear again and again in this unique Dublin based workshop that will teach you how to make and decorate a Peter Pan collar. Develop your dressmaking skills by making a wool felt collar from scratch using a pattern. All materials are supplied and you can bring your own Prosecco to enjoy while you sew. Find out more here.