Laneway Learning

Hens’ Parties and Activities

hens' parties at Laneway Learning

Looking for unique hens’ parties or day activities that aren’t the regular stripper show or boozy cruise? We can help you plan a special class for the bride-to-be, or arrange a whole day of activities in our space in the CBD or your selected venue. Make gorgeous flower crowns before setting off for lunch, learn a Hawaiian Hula or burlesque choreograGetting ready for a macramé event for hens' partiesphy so you can kill it on the dance floor later in the night, or create polymer clay accessories to remember the special day. Our hens’ parties will definitely be different, creative and memorable!

How it all works

Our fun, casual classes are all one-off workshops and last around 75 minutes, which works great if you are planning a whole day or evening of activities. After you have confirmed the details and selected your class, please use the booking form below and we’ll send you an invoice for payment of the deposit. If you would like a different class to those listed below, please email us and we’ll let you know if it’s available.

Hen partiesSee all our private events terms and conditions here. Please note there is a minimum of 10 attendees for private events.

Our space

Our venue, Laneway Learning Central, is located at Level 3, Room 17, 37 Swanston St (Nicholas Building) in Melbourne CBD. It fits up to 30 people sat in a workshop set-up (chairs and tables) or up to 40 in a talk set-up (without tables). For dancing or movement classes, up to 20 people work best.

Food and beveragesA hens' party decorating cupcakes in a garden party setting.

Regarding food, we are happy to arrange external catering for you or you can organise it separately.

Class ideas and cost

Although we can create a private event out of most of our classes (depending on teacher availability, etc.) we have compiled some of the most popular ideas below. Our venue can also be rented for extra hours at a rate of $30 per hour + GST. We also have office Christmas party ideas and Bucks Day classes if you want more inspiration.

Polymer clay accessories

Polymer clay earrings

Get creative and make your own earrings in our entertaining polymer clay class. You'll get to choose between a bunch of colours and bake your creations so you can wear them on your night out. You'll make one pair of marbled studs and one of drop earrings ($43 premium option including beads, brooches, pendants).

Cost: $40 per person

Life drawing

A life drawing class with model and hens

Crafty and wild at the same time? Then maybe a life drawing class with a nude model is more your style. Learn the basics of life drawing and body anatomy while you draw a nude model in different positions.

Cost: $48 per person

Fresh flower crowns

A woman wearing flower crown

Learn how to make gorgeous floral crowns out of seasonal flowers! Not only will you learn a skill you can use later for the wedding preparations, but you'll have a great time matching and placing flowers and learning about colour combinations and floral arrangements.

Cost: $51 per person

Flavours of kombucha


Looking for a different kind of hen? Then learn how to make kombucha from scratch including your own custom flavours! You'll take home a starter jar to continue at home and a bottle of your own kombucha. ($45 without scoby starter jar)

Cost: $50 per person

Vintage burlesque

A lady with vintage burlesque feather fans

Get ready to spice up your hens' event with our Vintage Burlesque dance class (suitable for all levels of fitness and ability)! Turn up in stilettos and we'll give you the feather boa and long gloves so you can learn the shimmy shake and other fun, sexy moves.

Cost: $35 per person

Unicorn cupcakes

A cute fondant unicorn

Take your baking to the next level by learning the basics of fondant (sugar paste) decoration via sparkly unicorns! In this class, every hen will get a cupcake to decorate (and eat!) with fondant and we'll make a cute unicorn topper to go on top.

Cost: $42 per person

Bollywood Dancing

hens' parties bollywood dancing

Looking for something energetic and fun? South Indian street dancing or Bollywood are two different dancing classes suited for any level of fitness or age. Have a blast learning some basic moves from Bollywood or Tollywood and then a fun choreography you could dance at the wedding!

Cost: $35 per person

Paper & Glass Jewellery

paper and glass jewellery

With the limitless bounds of print media (think books, old maps, sheet music, photographs, etc.) you can take almost anything flat and make it into your very own piece of one-of-a-kind glass and paper jewellery. These customised little gems make wonderful presents, and with a choice of rings, pendants, earrings and cufflinks, you can make something suitable for everyone!

Cost: $44 per person

Macrame planters

macrame planter

Learn the basics of macrame while making a beautiful plant hanger to take home with you! You can choose to make it out of up-cycled materials (think t-shirt yarn) and be more environment friendly or use the traditional rope to have that timeless look.

Cost: $46 per person

Claytastic Creations

airdry clay platter

Have a blast using air dry clay to make trinket plates, ring holders or jewellery! In this class, you'll learn how to work with air dry natural clay, how to model, texture and emboss the clay and finally paint and finish off your creations.

Cost: $46 per person

Hawaiian Hula

hens' parties dancing hawaiian hula

Learn the hypnotic hip movements of the Pacific, and the grace and charm of Hawaiian story tellers in this fun movement class for any level of fitness or age. You'll have lots of fun while shaking your hips and 'aloha-ing' all around

Cost: $35 per person

Book now!

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