Hen party and stag party organisers in Essex

If you are looking for ideas to celebrate your last night of freedom, you should choose something memorable as it's a great opportunity for you to get your best friends together for a big pre-wedding night out or weekend away!

Hen and stag parties are bigger and more adventurous than ever with many brides and grooms-to-be looking for original ideas prior to a perfect send off before married life begins. These are challenging times, of course, but there’s a plethora of activities to choose from that you may not have thought of such as go karting, quad biking and cocktail making as well as spa days, party boats or a good old-fashioned nightclub.

Here’s some great businesses catering for hen and stag parties based in Essex from places like Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Chelmsford, Grays, Braintree and Clacton, whom you might want to get in touch with...

Don't forget to mention An Essex Wedding magazine when contacting a hen and stag party organiser.

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Farrar & Tanner

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Personalised Wedding Gifts

Memorable presents for bride and groom.

Farrar & Tanner offer a wide range of beautiful, stylish, and thoughtful wedding gifts - many handcrafted, and all high-quality. From gift boxed fine wines and Champagnes to sleek, modern homeware and hand-blown glasses, selecting a delightful gift to spoil your favourite couple on their big day is easy. Most items can be personalised with a name, date, or special message too - creating wonderful memories that last a lifetime.

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King's Oak Hotel

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Congratulations on your engagement. Now you need that perfect wedding venue in Essex to host your reception, your ceremony or indeed both.

Look no further as the Kings Oak can provide all of it.

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Tapp'd Cocktails

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THE UK’S ONLY HANDCRAFTED READY TO DRINK COCKTAILS, BOTTLED USING REAL FRUIT, VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE INGREDIENTS.

Launched in 2019 Tapp’d cocktails have taken the UK by storm with perfectly blended ready to drink cocktails that are delivered direct to your door.

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The Only Way is Gin

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Premium in taste with an understated flamboyance. Natural botanicals, including poppy seeds from the county flower, are carefully selected to produce a smooth and sophisticated dry gin. This is a gin that is handcrafted in small batches and bursting with Essex spirit.

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New launch from local vegan restaurant

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