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The acceptance of online dating as a viable way to meet a partner has also helped raise the profile and acceptability of offline events such as speedating. The internet has also made it a lot easier to advertise the events and for singles to find them. Many daters prefer to meet potential dates in person rather than spend a lot of time emailing back and forth or chatting online.

This way you get a better representation of what the person looks like and have the advantage of reading body language and seeing if there is that all important chemistry present. Events are usually ordered so that there is an equal number of men and women so that there is the kind of balance so that increases interaction and the chances of meeting a match.

The online dating sites below organise regular dating events all around the UK. The biggest cities in the UK such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and so on have weekly events mostly but most major cities have events some sites cater for up to 50 locations, so check if a company is active in your area.

The events range from the traditional speeddating to wine evenings, dancing classes and other social events. There are also demographic religious specific events for example has a Hindu and Sikh event. With most of the dating event sites you pay per event so there is no ongoing subscription that needs to be paid. Some sites have both online dating and events, but we only include below the ones that have regular and well-attended events.

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YesEqual ratio of men and women at each event. Events are also divided into relevant age groups.You buy a ticket per event only costing between 10 and 22. No monthly membership30 UK cities and towns from London to Manchester, Glasgow, Exeter, York and much more,Apply for
Slow Dating claims to run Speed Dating events in more cities than any other company in the UK - and it boasts over 30 cities and towns. If you attend an event and don't meet someone you want to meet again, you will get a free ticket for your next chosen event. More Information >>
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YesMale and Female singles with an interest in wine.Membership is free as such, though this is a dating events site, rather than online dating. You buy a ticket per event only costing between 25 and 39. No monthly membership.Events help regularly in various venues in London, as well as Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Reading, Glasgow.Apply for
Grapevine social is not online dating in the traditional sense. You don't meet online, rather Grapevine organise wine tastine parties for singles. You are more likely to meet sophisticated singles - you don't have to be a wine buff either! Just have an interest in wine, you can learn as you go along. Events are held every week in London plus major cities around the UK including Bristol, Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester. Gatherings are 50/50 men and women. More Information >>
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YesMale and Female professionals of all age groups and dedicated Asian events.Pay per event - if you join as a premium member you will get event discounts.Many events in London, but also Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Reading and Oxford.Apply for
Singlesolution offers both online dating and regular events for professionals. Mainly London based though branching out to Oxford, Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham. Variety of age groups and also specific Asian Sikh / Hindu events. More Information >>