Did you know that Speed Dating celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2018? Yep - 20 years. The first ever Speed Dating event was held in the United States at Beverly Hills. It originated as a formal matchmaking process to help Jewish singles meet and marry. Who knew?
Why Try Speed Dating? Studies have shown that it is more successful than online dating. It is now one of the most popular forms of dating.
It encourages singles to meet a large number of new peeps. Everyone is there for the same reason: to meet someone. Meet face-to-face with like-minded people. It is time efficient. don't have waste time sitting through unsatisfactory dates. Quick rotation means you aren't stuck with someone you haven't clicked with. You don't have to introduce yourself to strangers in a crowded bar.
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At one of the Sheffield Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date, Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see him or her again and also short enough if you don't. At the end of each date, you have a brief few moments to make some notes on the person you have just dated. This is something to help jog your memory for the post-event matching process the next day.
What if you like another speed dater at a Sheffield Speed Dating event?
It's very likely that you will like lots of other people at one of the events. The difficulty is choosing who you would really like to see again. Use your "Speeding Ticket" (cute name) to make notes at the end of each date and tick the people you like and want to see again. The next day, simply sign on to the website and tick the people you want to see again. Simple.
How many dates will you get at a Speed Dating in Sheffield event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates. Occasionally they go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted!
The Speed Dating in Sheffield is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow dating.
The Bessemer (image from Venue's website)
It is held at The Bessemer, The Fountain Precinct, 58 Leopold St, Sheffield S1 2GZ.