the crafty hen

Celebrating our 5* Customer Service Award

Celebrating our 5* Customer Service Award

We’re super delighted to announce that we have been awarded an exciting industry award for our customer service from the lovely people at Guides for Brides! Awarded purely based on the level of reviews our Crafty Hens have left us over the last few months, everyone here at Crafty Hen HQ is feeling a bit bashful from all your kind kind words!

Shortlisted for a Customer Service Award

Shortlisted for a Customer Service Award

What great news! We've been shortlisted for a shiny new customer service award! ✨🏆✨ Great customer service is something we are passionate about. And it’s because your support and very kind reviews, like below, that we have once again been shortlisted for this exciting industry award.

New for 2018 - Pom Pom Crown Making

New for 2018 - Pom Pom Crown Making

All your enquiries for our ever popular flower crown making parties are certainly keeping us busy in 2018. So to continue to crown craze and after numerous requests, we have developed a brand new workshop to create some alternative headwear with a quirky modern twist - Pom Pom Crowns!

Spring Crafts - In Store with B&Q

Spring Crafts - In Store with B&Q

As half term rolls around once more, we're gearing up for a busy fortnight of crafty fun with B&Q. We'll be popping up in B&Q stores up and down the UK, and inviting your little ones to come join in the free workshops on offer. Each day, we'll getting creative making something different, so you'll have to stop by to discover what crafty activities we'll be putting on.

Festive Family Fun at B&Q

Festive Family Fun at B&Q

December has arrived and we are all set to welcome in the festive period with another nationwide series of fun family events with B&Q. We'll be helping you to create an assortment of crafty things on different days, in different locations all around the UK.

Vintage Crafternoon

Vintage Crafternoon

Now, if you know us here at The Crafty Hen, you know we have a soft spot for all things vintage. Did you know that many of our textile based crafty parties come with a vintage option?

Christmas is Coming

Christmas is Coming

Yes, whilst we know Summer isn't over yet and that you may not want to hear the 'C-word'. But, your enquires for crafty Christmas parties and some very special alternative Christmas workshops are coming in and bookings are already being confirmed left, right and centre!

Christmas Knickers!

Christmas Knickers!

Now we know that some of you may not like to hear the C-word at this point in the year. But Christmas has already well and truly hit us here at Crafty HQ. Our packing room is an explosion of festive ribbons, sparkly trims, jingling bells and cute Christmas fabrics. Preparations are underway for a for craftier Christmas season than ever before.

Come Join in Our Upcoming B&Q Crafternoons

Come Join in Our Upcoming B&Q Crafternoons

Over the past few months we have been running a series of pottery painting workshops for some very special B&Q events all around the UK. Most recently, we got crafty in Ipswich, helping to provide a fun customer experience as part of B&Q's efforts to raise awareness of Butterfly Conservation's hard work.

Developing a Bespoke Crafty Hen

Developing a Bespoke Crafty Hen

A few months ago we were contacted by one bridesmaid, hoping to plan the perfect hen party for her lucky Bride To Be. With grand plans for a bespoke craft workshop that was a little more unusual than our core range of ever popular creative hen parties. Now, we like a bit of a creative challenge here at Crafty HQ, and we loved this bespoke workshop concept so said yes right away!

B&Q In Store Workshop - with Star Guest

B&Q In Store Workshop - with Star Guest

Armed with a mountain of colourful paints, a heap of paint brushes and crates upon crates of mugs - last weekend we got crafty with B&Q. Our crafty event team ran a great in-store mug painting workshop to celebrate the re-launch of B&Q's Cribbs Causeway shop.

Designing your own Patchwork Cushion

Designing your own Patchwork Cushion

Our patchwork craft parties are oh so popular with our creative hen party and crafty baby shower groups. Did you know we're the only company to offer the choice of either a quilt making workshop or a cushion making craft party?