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THE SUMMER SIZZLER LOCK & KEY + PRE-PARTY SPEED DATING

The Fable, The City, London

Saturday, 17 June 2023

Sat 17
JUN

Tickets

£30
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Our age guides are not set in stone. You are still welcome to book tickets if you are slightly outside the published age range.
Age
30-45
Over 150 tickets sold
Male tickets sold out
Equal male/female ratio
Huge summer party
200+ people
Home London THE SUMMER SIZZLER LOCK & KEY + PRE-PARTY SPEED DATING

THE SUMMER SIZZLER LOCK & KEY + PRE-PARTY SPEED DATING

The Fable, The City, London

Saturday, 17 June 2023

Sat 17
JUN

Tickets

£30
?
Our age guides are not set in stone. You are still welcome to book tickets if you are slightly outside the published age range.
Age
30-45
Over 150 tickets sold
Male tickets sold out
Equal male/female ratio
Huge summer party
200+ people
Over 150 tickets sold
Male tickets sold out
Equal male/female ratio
Huge summer party
200+ people
This is a past event, please click here to see future events in London.

About the event

*** THIS TICKET INCLUDES A PRE-PARTY SPEED DATING EVENT PLUS LOCK & KEY PARTY ENTRY ***

PARTY-ONLY TICKETS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR £25

ABOUT THE PRE-PARTY SPEED DATING

Over 200 people join us for our lock and key parties, but time after time we’re asked to incorporate speed dating into the night and this time we’re doing just that. This ticket includes all the potential that a 200+ person lock and key party brings but with an added hour-long speed dating event before the main party starts. Please note, party-only tickets are also available.

Party tickets with speed dating are strictly limited. You’ll arrive at the venue ahead of the main start time. We’ll whisk you around 15 or so seated 4-minute dates to break the ice, face to face.

As the speed dating ends, you’ll seamlessly join the lock and key party, but of course, you’ll have had a head start, and who knows, you may have already met someone you want to get to know much better.

ABOUT THE LOCK & KEY PARTY

Over 200+ people will join us for the hottest dating event of the summer. This super sociable event features our fantastic lock & key icebreaker to ensure you meet a huge number of people.

The best bit? Everyone is single, a similar age and we ensure there's an equal male/female ratio in the room.

There are prizes to be won as you seek out the person holding the key that matches your lock (or vice versa).

Each time you find a matching pair you'll be in with a chance to win one of our great prizes.

And of course, you'll meet loads of people along the way, all in the stunning, spacious surroundings of The Fable, moments from Farringdon and Chancery Lane stations.

Head to our website the following day to view a list of everyone that attended. Select the people you like and our system will tell you who you are mutually matched with. Get in touch again via our messenger and the rest is up to you.

This party is the perfect place to meet people this summer. You just need your ticket! Book now, this will sell out.

Important information

- 18:45 - Arrival [Please arrive on time]
- 19:00 - Speed dating begins
- 20:30 - Speed dating ends
- 20:30 - Lock and key icebreaker begins
- 22:30 - Prize draw
- 00:30 - Last orders at the bar

Please ensure you arrive at the venue at the start time. We have a limited time for registrations and arriving late may mean you cannot get in.

Tickets for this event are non-refundable. Our normal cancellation terms and conditions apply. No tickets are for sale at the door.

Price: £30

Sorry, this event has sold out

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Where

Inspired by fairy tales & the fables of Aesop, The Fable is a beautiful bar in the heart of the City. Spread across three floors with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out across Holborn Viaduct, this beautiful location is anything but ordinary. Original Dating have hired the entire venue exclusively for our event.

Address  The Fable, 52 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN

Nearest station  Farringdon (Elizabeth Line) or Chancery Lane (Central)

Tel   – Please note this is not a booking line

Venue website  https://www.drakeandmorgan.co.uk/the-fable/

PLEASE NOTE: Advance booking is essential and no tickets will be available to purchase on the door. Online booking is simple and very secure. Our payments are handled by Stripe, one of the world's largest payment processors using the highest grade security currently available.

Reviews

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Kasun Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Paul Verified Attendee
  Lively night, eclectic people, enjoyed getting to know various ladies ..  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Makayla Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Bence Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Nicolas Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Tunde Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Csaba Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Hakan Verified Attendee
  I loved it very nice people but too many males and I missed the speed dating part which I did not know about I'm very happy to see where this goes but was good but I would of liked more introduction to females but all good .  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Martin Verified Attendee
  Relaxed atmosphere to meet and chat to new people. Ice breaker works really well. Would definitely attend another event.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Chris Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Adam Verified Attendee
  Great venue and location, well done for upping your game with the interactive cards left around ! The DJ should have been on earlier and louder though.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Martin Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Craig Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Neil Verified Attendee
  Helpful hosts- especially Joshua. Stylish and central venue. Good range of people. However, speed dating could have lasted a bit longer overall- more dates. There were far more men than women in the speed dating.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Andrew Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Hafeez Verified Attendee
  The host was amazing so full of energy, he really brought the night to life, especially when giving out the prizes, keep up the great work.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
John Verified Attendee
  Great host really good energy thank you Nice bar good to have outdoors area fir quieter chatting My favourite venture was the one near Liverpool steeer as larger outdoors area thank you see you on the love boat  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Tom Verified Attendee
  I’ve been to 3 of these events and I think this venue was the best I’ve seen. Very big , comfortable. I still think these events should start earlier ! Some attendees were travelling in from outside London and particularly for that crowd, I think you should start earlier so there are no problems with end of evening transport and trains.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Miguel Verified Attendee
  Great fun finding the lock for my key! :)  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Leanne Verified Attendee
  Really enjoyed the event! It’s a fantastic way to meet new people, and the lock-and-key idea is a brilliant icebreaker to get conversations going. It was so refreshing to be in a room where everyone was engaged and talking to each other. I met and spoke to more people at this event than I would on a typical night out with friends. While I didn’t meet anyone I was romantically interested in, I did make some great new friends.  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Chris Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Jodie Verified Attendee
  The host from California was definitely the best thing about this event! Is he single? A lot of men at this event were not assertive at all,which can be quite off putting they seemed to not understand that the lock and key party is about starting a conversation not just trying to win a prize. Also for the speed dating the long benches do not work,they do not make you feel comfortable. One final point all guests should have a conversational level of English, one guest certainly did not which makes it very difficult to interact The venue overall was very nice  
Posted: 09/06/2024
Thomas Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Emma Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Alex Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Chloe Verified Attendee
Posted: 09/06/2024
Tim Verified Attendee
Posted: 16/05/2024
Svilen Verified Attendee
  Amazing.  
Posted: 14/05/2024
Paul Verified Attendee
  Great venue, eccletic mix of people, really enjoyed the night!  
Posted: 13/05/2024
Alexandra Verified Attendee
Posted: 12/05/2024
Orlin Verified Attendee
Posted: 18/06/2023
Martin Verified Attendee
Posted: 18/06/2023
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HOW IT WORKS

The beauty of Speed Dating London lies in its no-nonsense approach. 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.

When you get there

Original speed dating events in London normally begin at 7.30pm. 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 a girl.

Meet & Mingle

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 for speed dating London. 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!

Complete your score sheet

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.