Christina Aguilera's racy debut flick Burlesque is out this month. Think: small-town-girl with big voice heads to LA to follow her dream. Clichéd plot aside, it reminded me why a burlesque class is the perfect hen party activity: it's fun, lively and a little bit saucy. Wanna make like Dita Von Teese? Polestars (www.polestars.net) runs two-hour private classes across the country where you'll learn steps, walks and poses with the help of props (ooh la la!), culminating in a group dance routine. The classes are £295 for up to 16 people (less than £20 each); if you're partying in London, expect to pay £240 for 10 girls.

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