Tuesday June 9 Pheromone Party The premise is simple, if a bit odd. As a team you’ll get an hour on the track, with the opportunity to race the electronic karts at up to 40mph. Described as ‘Top Gear for booze’ the evening includes six tasters, in a restaurant full of singletons.
Wednesday June 9 – Go Karting Move your love life into the fast lane at this high adrenaline singles event. Saturday June 13 Speed Dater – Gin Tasting To celebrate World Gin Day (yes, that’s an actual thing) Speed Dater is offering a brief history of drinks in 90 minutes.
The sun is supposed to be coming out this week, but if you’re single there’s no need to worry about spending your hot summer nights alone.
Each month our resident dating expert Charly Lester rounds up the most original dating events in London.
Saturday June 6 Speed Dater – Cooking Class Learn how to make fillet of sea bream with a broad bean, pea and feta pesto, tutored by chefs in the know.
Tuesday June 9 Haché – Burger Dating Love a good piece of meat? Burger chain Haché aims to find a way to your heart through your stomach by plying you with welcome drinks, and mini burgers, while you speed date.
Friday June 5 Creative Yoga – Yoga Dating Bored with normal speed dating? The yoga class is specifically designed for singles and includes pairs postures, hand holding and eye-contact.
This event is for singles in their late twenties and thirties, and also includes a dessert.
Ethically minded singles can connect with other daters who give a damn about fracking at this screening of the award-winning independent documentary ‘Unearthed’.
Tuesday June 23 Give A Damn Dating – Do You Give A Frack? No judgments, no stereotyping and no preconceptions, just an elegant evening at a glamorous venue. Consider it your ultimate newsfeed for daily London life. Send your news, tips, comments, cat gifs, ideas and London photos to Sonya Barber, blog editor at [email protected] all your pop-up events to [email protected] say hi at @sonya_barber.
Avoid the normal awkward questions by spending four minutes discussing your favourite books.
Tuesday June 16 Original Dating – Literary Speed Dating Speed dating with added smarts!
The pongy pouches are left on a table and guests can take a long, hard sniff of them any time during the night.
Sleep in the same t-shirt for three nights running, whack it in an airtight bag, and then take it along to the party. The organisers then project the photo on the wall, and if the shirt’s owner likes the look of you, he or she will find you for a chat. Who knows, if your photos haven’t been working on Tinder, maybe a helmet could be a helpful accessory?