Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a limit to the number of children at a party?
The maximum number of children at a party is 30.
Where can I have a party?
Home visits, village hall, chosen restaurant or you can even have a party outside weather permitting!
Do I need to have anything set up for when the Princess arrives?
Please have a chair available for the Princess close to a plug socket!
What's the best age for a Princess party?
The best ages are between 3-8 years!
Do you provide prizes for the children?
Yes. All the games are prepared for you including Pass the Parcel and prizes are included in the party price. But I do not supply party bags.
I have already hired another entertainment company to organize the party games, can I book a Princess to join in with the games and to meet the children?
Certainly, this would be a Meet and Greet arrangement which is £70 for 30 minutes.
How far in advance can I book a Princess?
Hire a Princess Ltd takes bookings within a 3 month time frame. For example party bookings for March are available to book in January.
Do you do boys' parties?
Yes, boys are happy to party with a Princess especially if there is a chance to win any prizes! The games for both boys and girls but I also tailor games for boys to include themes such as Pirates, Dragons, Trolls etc. to give a good balance. Hire a Princess also offers space themed parties with the 'Galactic Warrior' character as well.
Do you travel to parties outside of Northamptonshire?
Yes. Parties further than 20 miles of the postcode NN12 incur a travel charge of £1 per mile one-way. This is calculated using Google Maps. Hire a Princess has also provided entertainment in France and in the Middle East and often visits the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Do you need to change at the venue or do you arrive in costume?
I arrive in costume except for parties as the Little Mermaid in the mermaid tail! I will require a separate changing room.
What about payment?
A non-refundable £20 deposit is required to secure your party date. This can be paid by bank transfer or cheque and is deducted from the total party fee. The remaining amount is to be paid in cash at the end of the party! Please place the cash inside an envelope at the party.
When can I hire a Princess?
Hire a Princess is available all week. There are different prices for midweek parties (Mon-Fri) and weekend parties (Sat + Sun). Please have a look at the 'Parties' page to view the prices!
Do you do special requests?
Yes, requests are negotiable.
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