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Speed dating/Blind date organisers put to the test

Speed dating and blind date organisers offer to help you meet several singles at once.

Here, you will find a list of large national sites where you can filter events by city. You can then find what's taking place near you in 2019.

Updated : 09/2019


Speed Dating Sites and Event Organisers

The best speed dating and blind date organisers in the UK

Speeddate.com

The world’s first online speed dating website

5

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SpeedDaterOnline.co.uk

More dating events, more singles & more matches than any other site!

4

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DateInADash.com

London's Speed Dating Events & Singles Parties

3,5

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Slowdating.com

...four minutes is all it takes

3

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Who wrote that?

Henning Wiechers
has been observing the UK dating market since 2007. He is among the top opinion leaders in the industry.

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Pros and Cons of Speed Dating and Blind Dates in the UK 2019

Speed dating as a concept started in the nineties. Blind dates followed soon after and, in a couple of cases, the difference was often blurred. The basic idea was this: meet with a couple of other single people in a relaxed, social atmosphere. This can often be something of a step further than regular online dating and can bring people right out of their comfort zones.

The downside is that you don’t have much of an influence over who you meet when you go to a blind or speed dating event. Many of them do, however, tend to match the age requirements quite well. A good recommendation would therefore be events focused around specific themes, such as golf or wine-tasting as this will help you meet a partner who has at least some of the same interests as yourself.

A big drawback is that you haven't got much of an influence over whom you will be meeting at blind or speed dating events. The same can be said for sites. Age requirements, however, are matched quite well at such events. If you are interested in a specific type of individual then a good idea is to go to an event based around a specific theme (for example, golf).

It’s Cool to Stay Cool

Keeping cool at singles events is always a good idea. Everyone is aware of how damn nerve-wrecking meeting new people can be (especially when there's a roomful!). So just remember not to take it too seriously, have a few laughs and ask a lot of questions (but try not to be too creepy or invasive!). It can be good to remember however...

Regardless of whether you meet someone or not, blind and speed dating is often better than just sitting in and watching the TV every night!

Beyond this attitude, everything else is up to Lady Fate herself. So just try to stay relaxed! In a similar vein, this kind of attitude also counts for those who take part in singles holidays.

Further information on Blind Date and Speed Date 2019

As dating experts, we want to ensure that you are as well-informed as possible when it comes to speed dating and blind dating. There are a lot of sites out there so it is not only important to understand how they work, but also what else you can do to ensure a date and have a great time in the process.

  • Blind Dates – Stay Loose But Confident: It is important to keep a few things in mind when you go on a blind date or to a speed dating event. This article will give you some useful tips that you shouldn’t forget!

As always, we wish you the best of luck with your search for a partner. And as with speed dating, it is important to remember to have fun!

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