Love X Factor? Then how about a hen party sing-a-thon in the capital? Kick off the day at Vocal Factory (, a recording studio in London where you can create your own song with a producer on hand to tune up any bum notes. Packages start at £45 per person, which includes three hours' studio time, a personalised CD, plus a bottle of fizz; book through Hen Night Fever (

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Once you've created your chart-topping single, make a beeline for Lucky Voice in either Soho or Islington ( Book a private room where you can sing your hearts out to the likes of Abba, Cyndi Lauper and Whitney Houston and drink exotic cocktails such as ginger and vodka Tokyo Mules and Parma Violet-topped J-Pops. There'll even be a dressing up box so you can match your outfits to the songs. Two hours' room hire is from £18 per person and includes one Kimono cocktail each.