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Speed Dating Advice

New to speed dating and want some dating advice? 
Read our dating tips for a successful night of speed dating. 

  • First impressions count.  Make an effort with how you look for speed dating.  We recommend smart casual.

  • Arrive in plenty of time to allow you to park your car, order and drink and relax before dating begins.

  • Think about what you want to say on the dates.  Keep it light hearted.

  • Don't do all the talking.  Ask questions and allow the other person to talk.

  • Avoid talking about your ex and politics 

  • Turn off your phone or pop it on silent during the dating - be respectful

  • Relax.... it's just a 5 minute drink and a chat.  Everyone there is in the same boat.

  • Confidence is attractive - talk about things that make you happy 

  • Fine something attractive about the person..... nice eyes? Beautiful smile? Tell them!  Everyone enjoys a compliment 

  • Use the dating card provided to make notes to help you remember who you have chatted to.

  • At half time and after the dating, thank people for the date and leave a good impression

  • If you match with someone, don't be shy - make the first move!

  • Happy dating x

“How do you spell 'love'?" - Piglet
"You don't spell feel it." - Pooh”
― A.A. Milne

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