How many dates will I get at a Fastlove event?
It can be anything up to twenty-five dates depending on the size of the venue - anything more than this just leads to confusion and further indecision, as well as being quite tiring.
Is three minutes long enough?
No-one's expecting you to make a lifelong commitment on the basis of a speed date! Three minutes is long enough to decide whether or not you like someone enough to want to see them again, and ensures that embarrassing silences are kept to a minimum.
What if I don't want to pay by credit card?
You can pay by cheque or postal order. Please make your cheque / PO payable to Speed Events Ltd. and send it to: Speed Events Ltd., 33-35 Cheapside, Liverpool, L2 2DY Please put your name, address telephone number and the date of the event that you would like to attend on a separate piece of paper and include it with your cheque.
Are there any specific requirements to sign up?
You just need to be single and over 21 years old.
Can I go to more that one Fastlove event?
You can go to as many as you like. Most people at each event will be new to speed dating so it will give you more chances to meet the right person.
Do many people come on their own?
Approximately 30 percent of women and 60 percent of men come speed dating on their own.
Can I bring a friend?
You are very welcome to bring friends and many speed daters do.
When will I be charged?
We charge your credit card when you book a speed dating event.
Can I cancel?
We are not normally able to offer refunds but will move you to a different Fastlove event provided you contact us at least three working days before the event. If you give us less than three days notice we will still do our best to move you to another event. If we are able to move you to an alternative event, you will be charged an additional £5 handling fee.
How long does a Fastlove event last?
Including breaks the event may last up to three hours depending on the number of participants. Many speed daters stay for a few drinks after the event too.
How will I know if I have any matches?
We will inform you by email within 48 hours of the event whether you have matches or not (postal information may take longer). If you have matches you will receive the names and contact details of everyone you ticked who also ticked you.
What happens when I arrive at the event?
When you arrive you will be given a scorecard, a nametag and a pen, and the Fastlove compere will explain how speed dating works and answer any questions. Then the dating begins. Usually women will stay seated while men will rotate every 3-5 minutes when the whistle blows. After each date participants mark on a scorecard whether they would like to see that person again. At the end of the evening we collect in the top-sheets of all scorecards.
How old are the other speed daters?
The other speed daters should be within the age groups specified.
What sort of people go speed dating?
Most speed daters are professionals who want to meet more people. They're generally normal, attractive people who just aren't meeting people through their work or immediate circle of friends.
If you have any other questions, please contact us.