charleston Hen Party

What's Included
  • Experienced instructor
  • Professionally choreographed routine
  • Fancy dress welcome
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Key Details

  • Duration 2 hours
  • Group Size Minimum of 10 hens
  • Availability All year round
  • Dress Code Sports/dancewear or fancy dress
  • Limitations Not suitable for pregnant ladies

  • Meet your jazzy instructor
  • Quick group warm-up
  • Learn all the classic moves
  • You'll be taught the dance in stages
  • Building up to the complete routine
  • And jazz hands!

Hen Top Tip!

Why not surprise the bride by getting her and the girls up to perform the dance at the wedding reception?

We've all seen the famous flapper girls doing the Charleston, a charismatic and witty dance from the 'roaring 20s' when skirts were getting shorter and prohibition dampened the party spirits across the US.

While we wouldn't necessarily want to live in an era where alcohol was banned, the parties seen in movies like The Great Gatsby really do capture the imagination.

In this fun, jazzy and energetic dance class, you learn all the authentic moves to create your own performance with a complete, professionally choreographed routine. The session will include classic styles such as 'the hitchhiker', 'the shoeshine' and 'grannies knee caps'. This great vintage dance session that will have you smiling throughout, and of course the finished performance will make a great surprise addition for the wedding reception.

The jazz sounds associated with the Charleston are very much back in vogue thanks to singers like Ellie Goulding, Caro Emerald, Diana Krall, Amy Winehouse and even Lady Gaga. You can even add a little fancy dress with fringed flapper dresses, fishnets, feathered headbands, beaded pearls and smouldering red lipstick?

For fans of vintage style, this is a fantastic activity and a great tie-in for any bride-to-be who is planning a vintage theme or style for her big day.


"She was a brilliant instructor, everyone felt comfortable that they could dance to their own level and we all came away with the biggest smile."

Katie Shore | Cheltenham

"Fantastic dance class. The instructor was brilliant. Very welcoming and fun. Everyone really enjoyed it."

Louisa White | York
"...Very friendly..."

"Very friendly and patient instructor. The bottle of bubbly was a real surprise!"

Catherine Knight | Bath
"Great event"

"Had a great event, it was fantastic. Loved the video too"

Kim Orr | Oxford

"Had a fabulous weekend! Easy to book and easy for everyone to get online and pay. Everything was done for us! Would definitely book again!"

York Hen Weekend
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We work with 1000s of suppliers across the UK & Europe so prices, availability, photos and specifics on our charleston activity may vary depending on your preferred location and dates.

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Get your party off to a 'roaring' start with a 1920s themed jazz dance class.
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