While singles in other counties across the UK, have been enjoying the dating arena in the form of singles party nights and various activities geared towards them, Gloucestershire seems to have been left behind. However, now When The Music Stops Cheltenham & Gloucester, plans to revive the singles scene, with a series of regular singles activities in Gloucestershire, beginning with speed dating and lock and key parties in Cheltenham in July.
Since the first speed dating event, in Beverley Hills in 1988, speed dating has become increasingly popular around the world, and has become a key feature in the single community in the UK. Why? Because it works. Speed dating is a no-nonsense approach to meeting like-minded people, who are all at the event for the same reasons ?to meet someone compatible. Participants can come alone without feeling out of place, and is especially an attractive alternative for women, as it is in a safe and controlled environment.
The structure of speed dating allows you to meet with multiple available singles for roughly a five minute period. Working on the law of first impressions, this should be enough time for you to decide whether you are interested enough in another to want to see them again. If a man and a woman have ticked each other, then When The Music Stops will release their contact details to each other. However, you can be assured that if the mark sheets do not match up, then you don?t have to worry about seeing someone you didn?t like again. Speed dating is generally for the more serious dater, but the evening is still light hearted and fun, often accompanied by a welcome drink to calm the nerves, as well as nibbles.
A lock and key party is another great way for singles to meet and discover your compatibility with many other singles in one night. This type of event provides a nightclub atmosphere, with DJ?s and drinks promotions. It differs from a regular nightclub, in that everyone at the party is single and available t...