Glass of wine on arrival included. This event is for all you single gay/ bi/ pan guys who are sick of swiping and want some real time romance. Our famous gay speed dating events are the perfect way to make new friends and dates in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Each guest will be spoilt for choice with a series of 3 minute speed-dates with 18 to 40 potential partners (you will meet everyone else at the event). You select who you would like to see again (either as a friend or date) by using our exclusive app on your mobile device – no need to worry about filling in bits of paper. See our FAQ for more info. After the event, we will email you your matches, ie the guests who have also selected you. After that, it’s up to you! Remember, if you don’t match with anyone – come again next time for free!
Smiths of Smithfields is a modern, multi level venue located in an iconic listed building, renovated in 2018 with exposed beams and pipework. We have the 1st floor DEATH & VICTORY cocktail bar reserved just for us (wheelchair accessible via lift).
6.00pm: Doors open & guests check in/ receive their badge and log into their online form on their mobile device.
6.30pm: Our hosts explain how everything works & first round of Speed Dating starts (10 min break every 20 mins or so). Latecomers will not be admitted after 6.40pm.
9.30pm: Dating ends. Guests are welcome to stay on and mingle at the bar.
After the event, guests will receive an email with their matches.