Each individual session will last 15 minutes and will be led by internationally acclaimed photographers including; Anna Fox, Ori Gersht, Karen Knorr, Steffi Klenz, Catherine Yoss and Jean Wainwright.At the end of the session, a selected number of outstanding portfolios will be presented to a panel of international curators including: Karen Mc Quaid, Senior Curator, The Photographers’ Gallery. Tim Clark, Founder and Editor in Chief, 1000 Words Photography Magazine.With London being such a huge place, bars, clubs and restaurants are usually where couples go so it’s not much fun if you’re on your own.Change that right now by booking a place on one of our fantastic speed dating evenings. Hosted by Shoreditch's The Book Club, 'Last Night A Speed Date Saved My Life' has become one of London't most popular nights for singles. Well, for one it's held in a pretty trendy place so you don't feel like a total speed date doofus, and secondly, the light-hearted atmosphere of the whole evening makes it feel more like a regular night down the pub rather than a cringe-worthy 1:1 debacle. Well, could be that a literary speed date is the one for you. Now before you freak out, listen to the science behind this speed date idea. Just look at your friends: what a wonderfully diverse group of liberal, cool, opinionated, engaged, open-minded, creative, talented, attractive people! These quirky dating events will help you overcome those initial awkward encounters by providing both alcoholic lubrication and an easy opening gambit.
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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.
All evenings are well organised with hosts being on hand if you need guidance of what to do next or how to go about making a date with someone who has caught your eye.
Don’t miss out on an evening of fun and excitement, register now for one of our speed dating events.