Longer life expectancy has led to an increase in older brides marrying over 65 which means one thing.... nan dos!
The average age of marriage has increased by more than 10 years in the past five decades seeing a 50% increase in weddings and divorces for the over-65s. Number of 'silver splicers' are expected to keep growing meaning more 'hen dos' for the older generation.
Leading hen party provider GoHen.com has launched a range of hen weekends especially tailored for older brides.
The new range of hen weekends swaps VIP nightclubbing for afternoon tea and cocktails, rather than raunchy male strips shows, hens can try their hands at life drawing (with a hunky male model) or test their minds on an escape game.
Hen party activities for over 50s include:
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