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WHY WE BELIEVE WE'RE THE BEST SPEED DATING COMPANY

You may have noticed several companies advertising dating events in London and across the UK, but it's fair to say not all dating companies are created equal. Original Dating has been operational since speed dating first arrived and we've learnt a thing or two about what it takes to run a successful speed dating event. 

Our brand of speed dating is in a different class to the others that operate in this market and we want to tell you why we think our speed dating experience is second to none. Below are a few key points.

- The Original Dating Guarantee - if you don't meet someone you want to see again at one of our events your next event is free

- Speed dating but not too speedy. Some insist on rushing you from one date to the next with no time to catch your breath - we don't

- Professional hosts. Our hosts really go the extra mile to ensure have a great time

- Original Dating uses only the best and most suitable venues for speed dating. You'll never be overlooked at our events

- We believe ambiance is the key to a quality event. Little touches such as candles on the table and the right music go a long way

- 10% discount offered to all returning clients

- Our marketing is directed to young professionals - we aim to fill our events with the kind of people you want to meet

- Our events consistently sell out so rest assured that you will meet a good selection of people at an Original Dating event

- The majority of our customers come via word of mouth - there is only one reason why we come so highly recommended

These are just some of the reasons why we believe Original Dating is best. Why not book an event with us and find out for yourself why we are London's leading speed dating organiser. We're sure we offer the very best speed dating in London or the UK for that matter. We're quite happy to be put to the test on this claim. We hope to see you at an Original Dating event very soon.

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Sun 13 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - London

Sun 13 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - London, Virtual location

Join us for some virtual speed dating and meet people from home.

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£10

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35-50

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Tue 15 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating Over 40s

Tue 15 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating, Virtual Location

Join us online for virtual speed dating for Londoners. Book now, it's a busy one.

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£12

Age guide

40-55

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Wed 16 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - North London

Wed 16 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - North London, Virtual location

Join us online for virtual speed dating and meet people living in and around London.

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£10

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25-40

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Wed 16 JUN

Lesbian Virtual Speed Dating - London

Wed 16 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Lesbian , Virtual location

NEW - Virtual dating for lesbians living in and around London.

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£20

£12

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25-45

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - London

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating, Virtual Location

Join us online for virtual speed dating and meet people living in and around London.

Tickets

£10

Age guide

25-40

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6+

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - St.Albans

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - St Albans, Virtual location

Join us online and meet people from in and around St Albans. 10 -15 virtual dates expected.

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£10

Age guide

25-45

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Cambridge

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Cambridge, Virtual location

Join us for the online, virtual speed dating event for Cambridge and surrounding areas.

Tickets

£10

Age guide

25-45

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6+

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Kent

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Kent, Virtual location

Join us for Virtual Speed Dating in Kent and meet people from home.

Tickets

£10

Age guide

25-45

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6+

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Essex

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Essex, Virtual location

Join us for virtual speed dating and meet people in Essex from the comfort of home.

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£10

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25-45

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Thu 17 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Torquay

Thu 17 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Torquay, Virtual location

Join us for virtual speed dating for people living in and around Torquay.

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£6

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25-45

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Fri 18 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - London

Fri 18 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating, Virtual Location

Join us online for virtual speed dating for Londoners. Meet people living in and around London.

Tickets

£10

Age guide

25-45

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6+

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Fri 18 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Manchester

Fri 18 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Manchester, Virtual location

Join us online for virtual speed dating and meet people living in and around Manchester.

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£10

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25-45

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6+

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Sat 19 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - London

Sat 19 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating, Virtual Location

Join us online for virtual speed dating for Londoners.

Tickets

£10

Age guide

25-45

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Sun 20 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - London

Sun 20 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - London, Virtual location

Join us for some virtual speed dating and meet people from home.

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£10

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35-50

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Tue 22 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Worcester

Tue 22 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Worcester, Virtual location

Join us for virtual speed dating and meet people online living in Worcestershire.

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£5

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25-45

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Tue 22 JUN

Speed Dating in Clapham

Tue 22 Jun 2021

Sugar Cane, London, Clapham Junction

Join our first live speed dating event since lockdown, it's going to be a blast!

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£20

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23-35

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Wed 23 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Winchester

Wed 23 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Winchester, Virtual location

Join us online for virtual speed dating and meet people living in and around Winchester.

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£7

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25-45

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Wed 23 JUN

Speed Dating in Central London

Wed 23 Jun 2021

Perini & Perini, Central London

The easiest way to meet someone new, normally 18 fast dates in one very fun night.

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£20

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28-38

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Wed 23 JUN

Virtual Speed Dating - Weston-super-Mare

Wed 23 Jun 2021

Online Speed Dating - Weston-super-Mare, Virtual location

Join us online for virtual speed dating and meet people from Weston-super-Mare.

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£6

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25-45

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Thu 24 JUN

Speed Dating in Balham

Thu 24 Jun 2021

The Bedford, Balham

Join around 30 guests at the hottest speed date in Balham at this newly refurbished and iconic ve...

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£20

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23-35

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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.