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Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, could it be home to your own real-life Romeo and Juliet fairytale? Beautiful medieval Stratford with its period architecture is the perfect and stylish backdrop for you to wax lyrical at one of Original Dating’s speed dating evenings. Original Dating is hosting speed dating events in Stratford-upon-Avon so why not come along for a night of fun entertainment – meet potential suitors face to face rather than wasting time with a dating app. Original Dating has arrived in Stratford-upon-Avon - it’s time to dust off your best chat up lines.


The whole world is your stage.

If you have tried and not succeeded with dating apps, why not go‘old school’ and try one of Original Dating’s speed dating events in Stratford-upon-Avon. Fast, efficient and fun, Original Dating will introduce you to lots of people throughout the course of one evening. Partnered with our unique online matching system, it makes for the perfect marriage of technology and face to face chemistry.

Who we are?

Veterans of the speed dating scene in London, Original Dating is now rolling out its successful format across the UK. There isn’t anything we don’t know about the speed dating scene after nearly two decades. As for that burning question...does it work? We have our first marriage to prove it plus scores of successful long-term relationships too.

How does it work?

Browse our website and create an account. Then, just find a speed dating event in Stratford-upon-Avon, join the guest list and show up on the night.

Original Dating does all the hard work, setting the date, organising a stylish venue and coordinating an equal number of men and women.

Each speed dates last for four minutes, keep a note on your card about your preferences as you work your way around the room. The evening is broken up with a mid-session comfort break, a chance to grab a drink at the bar and mingle with your fellow guests. Why not go with a friend? Speed dating is enormous fun.

What happens next?

Register your views online after the event using our simple categories of yes, no and maybe. It’s so exciting waiting to see whether any of your positive answers are reciprocated.

Original dating is like a dating app but in reverse, you meet the people before you chat online, isn’t that how people used to do things? Stay connected with safety and privacy and make some new friends along the way with your ‘maybe’ designation. It’s easy and polite to turn down any guests you just didn’t click with - let Original Dating’s fully integrated software do all the hard work for you. Speed dating in Stratford-upon-Avon takes advantage of the best that technology has to offer but celebrates that all-important chemistry of initial attraction.

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Scroll up the page for full details of our extensive national programme including dates for speeding dating in Stratford-upon-Avon. An online account will give you access to our informative newsletter which will drop into your inbox packed with handy hints on speed dating and some special offers. Visit beautiful Stratford and enjoy a vibrant evening with a great crowd.

Original Dating and beautiful Stratford – let the fun begin!



The beauty of Speed Dating Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-up-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon. 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.