The History of The Hen Party

When you’re organising a hen party, it’s easy to fall into questioning how the tradition came about. With so much information about the typical hen party and how to organise one, it’s also easy to forget the roots of the celebration. If you’ve ever been curious, here it is: the history of a hen party!…

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London Wedding Venues

Picking a wedding venue is always the hardest part of the wedding organisations. Some people opt for convenience, some opt for tradition but, above all else, you want somewhere that’s meaningful to you. That’s why, for all those who fell in love or met their partner in London, we’ve picked our favourite London wedding venues.…

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Magical Wedding Venues

Most brides know that the wedding day is the once in a lifetime chance to be a princess and the venue plays a large part in that. Couples choose different venues for different reasons; some look for tradition, others look for venues that photograph well and some marry in a place that is special to…

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Burlesque Revue: Stateside Sensations

This Summer saw London Wonderground play host to renowned Burlesque troupe, The Folly Mixtures, in their American-themed revue show, Stars and Strippers. The London-based collective presented the fun-filled show for one night only in the Paradiso Spiegeltent on the magnificent Southbank. With its close-up view of the circular stage, set-back booths, mirrored deco and dimmed…

Glamping Cupcakes

Glamping is an incredibly popular weekend-away trip, but as a hen do – now you’re talking. Cast aside your nylon tents for a woodland yurt or rustic wagon. Decadent throws and fluffy pillows galore, luxury is the aim of the game- whilst preserving the beauty of being surrounded by nature. Perfect for those that love…

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Backdrop Wedding Venues

Have you ever thought that weddings these days are a little too white? If you’re looking for something a bit more colourful, stylistic or full of character or are hoping to have a bit of fun at your wedding photography session then we think we’ve got you covered!     Castle Gibson Castle Gibson have four…

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Life Drawing Model Confessions

This is a guest blog by one of Polestar’s life-drawing Models, Eve Howlett.   I take my clothes off for a living. That’s right ladies and gentlemen, I take off my clothes professionally. I don’t work 9-5, I don’t ever have two weeks the same, I certainly don’t wear a uniform. Apart from maybe a silk…

Retreat to France

Hen parties can be so varied these days, from size of group to the length of the celebrations and their preference of activities. There are parties, photoshoots, boozy breaks, spa weekends and so much more, making choosing what’s right for you increasingly difficult. The truth is that these celebrations are meant to be fun and…

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Animal-lover Hen Party

This week, Polestars has linked up with Team Building with Bite to bring you a brand spanking new and interesting hen party idea – an Animal Sanctuary Hen Party. The premise of this activity is to use your hen party as a time to create a toy, game or enclosure feature for any one of…