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.
The problem with dating in London isn't that there aren't lots of beautiful people out there, it's that we're incapable of talking to each other without some common ground, or a belly full of booze.
Additionally there are general Christian event and holiday organisations who provide a warm welcome to single people and friendly atmosphere. Meetups on Christian Connectionis a free service for Christian Connection members arranging informal meet-ups.
Christian Friends Fellowship is a network of local volunteer fellowship groups.
See what Fastlove has to offer and join us at a speed dating event near you.
Come to a Fastlove event and you'll be talking to and meeting up to 25 dates in one night, each lasting at least three minutes.
At 9pm the games stop and you're free to chat up your favourite playmate at the after-party, where there's a live band.
Killing Kittens This is not a site for cat murderers but a clandestine community for liaisons with attractive people in beautiful surroundings.
Speed dating is what all those old paradigms from the '80s and '90s evolved into and has now established itself as the live dating event standard. You may also be interested in our blog post: What one Guardian writer thought of her first foray into the world of Speed Dating.Shhh Dating There's no need for awkward small-talk at these unconventional silent speed-dating events. In the first you can mime, squeak and gesticulate but in the second there's total silence; only staring into each other's eyes is allowed.At the end you'll get to mingle and bring out the excellent conversational skills you've been bottling up all evening.Split across two boroughs of London; Lambeth (Clapham North, Clapham Common area) and Wandsworth (Clapham Junction, Clapham South), from the minute you visit the area you will notice how there are cafes, restaurants and bars including the very trendy and uber chic SO.UK bar, our chosen venue for our popular Clapham Speed Dating events.Three minutes might not seem like much but you'd be surprised how easy it is to see if there's any chemistry with each of the people you meet.Fastlove holds events in Merseyside, Cheshire, Manchester, Leeds and Staffordshire including specific events in: Liverpool, Manchester, in Chester, Leeds, York, as well as Wilmslow, Nantwich, Harrogate and Didsbury.For information on groups and membership please see: Christian Walking Club provides UK walking and fellowship weekends and breaks, usually based in Youth Hostels, throughout the year.Whilst not specifically for singles they offer a warm and friendly welcome.Christian Singles Fellowship is a Christian singles holiday group run by volunteers who arrange several UK breaks throughout the year.Events for Christians lists many current events and breaks for single Christians run by volunteers and companies.