Going out to bars and clubs in an attempt to meet that special person can be a nightmare at the best of times, and in today’s world, it is also safer to meet anyone new in an environment that is protected to a large extent.The most common method of Speed dating in London is to join one of the professional Speed dating websites that offer the facility to women and men to meet in a convivial setting and enjoy the evening.The usual format of a Speed dating evening is to have an equal number of men and women who are given the chance to introduce themselves to each other in a series of timed ‘dates’.

"Paul and I met at one of your events and we are still together.

I could have chosen over 7 interesting guys that I had met from the event but decided to stick with him and I am glad for doing so.

We luv each other to bits." Andrea, London "I used to think the only ladies who attend speed dating where unattractive ones.

London is a large city and can as such be a difficult environment in which to meet people.

It also means that there is no pressure to accept the advances of anyone that you do not feel attracted to.

It means that it is a lot safer that having to fend off the over amourous advances of a local Lothario in a bar.

There are many Speed dating companies in London who offer a professional and well run service, hosting events that have become popular and hugely successful.

One of the rules of speed dating is that none of the participants may exchange contact details.

At the end of the evening, each person will be allowed to fill in a list, stating which people they believe they had the greatest connection with, or the people to whom they were most attracted.