This southern London borough has incredible shopping and night life to boot, it's just crazy that it doesn't have fantastic speed dating events Hello Croydon, we're Original Dating and we've decided to bring our hugely popular and successful dating events to you.
It's mind boggling we haven't done it sooner. Who is Original Dating? We're only the leading singles and speed dating events organiser in London. We've over 15 years experience so you can trust me when I say you're in good hands. With our wide range of events, we've got something for everyone. We also had the first ever marriage from speed dating in the UK back in How does it work? Speed dating is the easiest way to meet new people and quite frankly the funnest. Meet up to 20 singles in one flirtatious night, with dates lasting no more than 4 minutes - the perfect amount of time to decide if they're someone you'd like to see again.
There's plenty of time before and after to mingle over a drink and we always host our events at the best bars in town. If you want to be part of the best speed dating events in Croydon then sign up now and be the first to hear when Original Dating is running their next event! We guarantee you'll meet someone you'd like to see again! You take an equal number of single girls and guys, put them in a room and give them a few minutes to chat with every other member of the opposite sex.
Original speed dating events in London normally begin at 7. You will need to register with our hosts and to begin with they will issue you with a score sheet. This will help you to keep track of the singles that you would like to meet again and perhaps go on a date with.
After a short period of mingling, your host for the evening who will run through detailed instructions and give you your starting position if you are a guy or table for the event if you are girl. A London speed dating event is split into two halves, each lasting around an hour, there will be an interval at half time of about 15 minutes. You will have between 4 and 5 minutes with each person, after which you need to tick a box on your score sheet - "yes, I would like to meet this person again" or "no.
Thanks but no thanks". Or "friend" if you'd like to get to know them platonically. Make sure that you do this after each date to keep track. Afterwards there is an opportunity for everyone to meet and mingle informally - this is often where the real action begins, so make sure you don't disappear too quickly! After the event you simply tick who you liked on the Original Dating website and the site works about your matches automatically.
If the dates you have ticked as a "yes" have reciprocated you have a match. You will be able to view the first names and message them via our site online without revealing your email address until you are ready to.
You'll be having proper first dates in no time. Great way to meet your perfect match? Original Dating run fun speed dating events at venues across London. We also hold regular lock and key parties. Speed dating is a great night out and probably the quickest way to find dates in London!