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Looking for a fun group activity a little more unique than usual? Whatever the occasion, we have a creative workshop to suit. From craft hen party workshops to alternative baby shower activities, bespoke promotional events to creative team building days - our original workshop experiences are perfect for all ages, groups and abilities.

At The Crafty Hen, our fun craft workshops and parties are led by experienced professional crafts people. Our coup of imaginative and friendly workshop leaders are spread out all over the UK, allowing us to offer our wide range of creative workshops wherever you are planning your special event. Got particular activity or event in mind? We endeavour to meet any crafty request you may have, so let us know what it is and we’ll hatch a plan tailored exactly to you.

Why book with us?
We are the original provider of craft parties nationwide. Covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, we've been running high quality and professional events for many years. Whether designing immersive marketing experiences for big brands or planning a unique hen party idea just for you! We're passionate about providing a friendly service, high end materials tailored specifically to your requests and a professional experience from beginning to end - sharing a few crafty skills along the way.

Top 5 Craft Hen Parties of 2015

With another year tucked under our belts, it's time to look back on all the fun creative hen party activities we've run in 2015. It's been a busy year for The Crafty Hen! Taking our workshops to all corners of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and getting to share our crafty skills with thousands of people and celebrating hundreds of special occasions!

Can you guess which hen party workshop came in at number one?

Make your own Christmas Crackers with The Crafty Hen & Cath Kidston

Over the last few weeks we have been working with Cath Kidston to deliver Christmas cracker making workshops as part of a nationwide craft event held in a number of their lovely high street stores.
If you couldn't make it along to learn how to make Christmas crackers in store, don't worry! We've teamed up with Cath Kidston once more to put together a simple DIY cracker making tutorial you can follow at home.

Pantone Colours of 2016

As 2015 begins drawing to a close, we are in full preparation mode for our 2016 craft parties. We are already noticing that the latest Pantone Spring colour report to be very true representation of the popular colour schemes coming through for next year. With lots of our bookings already sharing their colour schemes, party themes and wedding palettes with us, we're excited to go out sourcing all the special materials needed ahead of each and every crafty workshop.

#LauraAshleyCrafts - Glasgow

Last weekend we led another afternoon of creative blogger experiences on behalf of Laura Ashley. Rounding up a bunch of lovely Scottish bloggers, this crafternoon event took place in Glasgow and was a great way to promote the latest range of crafty Laura Ashley products.

Making Christmas Crackers - In Store Event

This week we were invited to run a series of very fun and very festive Christmas cracker making workshops as part of a nationwide event for Cath Kidston. These in store craft workshop events have proven to be a big success! Cath Kidston's crafty customers thoroughly enjoyed learning how to make Christmas crackers to proudly display on the dinner table come the big day!

Personalised Christmas Stocking Workshop

The season of Christmas crafts is upon us. We're feverishly preparing lots of materials ready to make Christmas tree decorations, design fabric wreaths , paint ceramic baubles and more! Including getting ready help lots of our crafty groups customise Christmas stockings ready to hang by the fireplace and get stuffed full of goodies come the big day!

Our Stocking Design workshop has proven to be popular especially as a fun christmas team activity and for a range of alternative creative corporate events this year.

Handmade Garters for Sophisticated Hens

Our Garter Making craft session is the go to activity for those looking to plan a more sophisticated hen party for a classy Bride-To-Be. It has long been one of our most popular sessions since the very first day that The Crafty Hen was hatched.

Carnival Craft Kits - #CarnivalFiesta

Last week we put together a very special craft kit - carnival style! Now we need little encouragement to play around with feathers, sequins, crystals, jewels, gems.... generally all things fun and sparkly.
So putting together this Carnival Mask Kit for Talented Talkers and Thomas Cook Airlines was our idea of crafty heaven!

Sew Saturday Is Here

You may have heard that this weekend marks Sew Saturday? A day celebrate craftiness in every corner of the UK!

Want to find out what Sew Saturday is all about?

#HillarysCrafternoon - The Jewel Edit

We've had another busy month on a crafty roadshow all around the UK getting to lead another series of #HillarysCrafternoon events.

To celebrate the launch of the latest range of fabrics from Hillarys Blinds. The Jewel Collection is all new for Autumn Winter 2015, and Hillarys invited us back to run more of our crafty blogger workshops to help promote it.

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