So, we really believe there is someone out there for you.We want to have the pleasure of saying we were the ones to introduce you.We were each given a card on which we had to mark the name of whomever we would like to see again.The men did the rounds while the women stayed seated (just how it should be in my opinion).
The last 3 years were all complete sellouts, and this year will be no exception. Yeah, traditionally they aren't the most joyous of experiences. Essentially, more people to feel horribly awkward with. For a speed date that takes awkward small talk completely out of the equation, Shhh Dating events ask guests to rely on the power of non-verbal communication. If you are a bit of a closet bike fiend, then why not entertain the idea of a cycle speed date? Demand is high for this event, so get in early to avoid disappointment. You basically take along the novel you're reading to your session, then wax lyrical with your partner about all things bookish. If you are sick to death of speed dating over burgers, then this meat/dairy-free evening is going to be right up your street. Like the silent speed date we mentioned above, tantric speed dating relies more on your non-verbal communication, requiring singles to connect using eye contact. Meet new people through creative play at one of Play Date London's crafty evenings.The degradation of signing up to a session (in the local town hall perhaps, eesh), then having to sit opposite some poor chap (wearing a name tag) who feels equally as mortified as you, it doesn't really make for a thrilling evening. Well, thankfully for us speed-weary singletons, help is at hand. Tickets cost £15 and includes two hours of ping pong play, plus free access to Speed Dater's online site to keep in touch with other attendees. Think flirty looks, long eye gazing and absolutely no nattering until the end of the session. London bicycle boffins Look Mum No Hands have devised their own evening comprised of singles meeting 5 or more people during four-minute dates, with a free drink thrown in for good measure. Original offer literary speed date sessions in Central London throughout the year, and tickets are priced from £21. Meet like-minded Londoners over drinks at one of Speed uk's vegan/vegetarian nights to chat about your shared lifestyle. Date In ADash.com's tantric nights begins with the lighter stuff, then the second part of the evening involves some touching (come on, it's funny), holding hands and hugging. Think magic sand, Play-Doh sculpting, table air hockey, colouring, crafting, body painting - all set in a casino.There are a few that I haven’t personally attended as most of them are quite strict about age (the majority only allowing over 25s), and there are a few that I just didn’t quite fit the bill for (you’ll see what I mean), but I’ve had a look and come to the conclusion that these are the ones to try.I went along to Mokoko with every intention of meeting some new people and having a good time, which to my surprise – I genuinely did.