There are millions of people in this city and sometimes it's so hard to find anyone you're interested in. Well, it's time to get some professional help, as Smudged Lipstick Events are throwing a number of events to get you the person of your dreams, with nights of Dirty Scrabble Dating (speed dating with rude scrabble!?) and no-nonsense pool and ping pong parties.
Fun Things To Do For Singles in London
On the lookout for the best places, parties and activities that don't involve loved-up couples? Well, you’re in the right place - this city is a hotbed for singletons looking to let their hair down with like-minded people. From dating events, club nights and unmissable parties to pop-ups taking place every week, we thought it handy to create this list of things to do for singles in London.
Fans of 90s hip hop and R&B are in for a real treat, thanks to the team behind the legendary Supa Dupa Fly events. Taking over some of London's biggest clubs, DJs will be spinning all your favourite old school adn modern tracks long into the early hours.
Bar Rumba is one of the most popular party bars of choice for singletons out dancing in the West End. It's rammed pretty much every night of the week, DJs play commercial music mixed with dance anthems and there's some pretty sweet happy hour deals to cash in on.
London's original, alternative pub crawl is an ideal spot to mingle with singletons from all over the world. Taking you away from the tourist haunts of the West End and into some of the very best spots in Camden Town, there's free shots, free entry, queue jump and drink discount deals to make this a top night out that doesn't break the bank.
Sway underwent an extensive refurb at the start of 2016, and now it's hands down one of the hottest places to go out and party in Covent Garden. Something of a playground for adults serving sumptuous cocktails in a handsome, contemporary space, there's a NYC-styled vibe to the atmosphere that makes Sway a popular option for singles, couples and groups alike.
One of the best singles mixers in London, GOOCE's unique brand of delicious food and friendly atmosphere is one of the top places to meet people in the city. Evoking the charm and excitement of a pal's dinner party it's a relaxed and informal way to let the single flag fly.
Always abuzz with a crowd of fun-loving singletons, how better to mingle with like-minded people than over a few games of ping-pong? There's no less than 17 tables to demonstrate your skills here, with delicious pizza served by the restaurant and the cocktails flowing all night long.
Fly your freak flag high with the arrival of the Twisted Circus collective coming to Shaka Zulu every Saturday. Whips, feather boas and ring masters are all in store for you at this night of revelry and mayhem. There'll be fire breathers, acrobats and extreme balancing feats on show here, plus a set of DJs playing the best tunes out there.
Put your code-breaking skills to the test with an evening at this immersive cocktail-fuelled escape room. You and fellow singletons will be tasked with working through a number of futuristic rooms, sipping on sc-fi libations and decrypting a selection of puzzles. And who knows, you might even get your hands on someone's digits by the end of the night.
Hopefully you won't be single for much longer thanks to Date in a Dash. Not only do they have a variety of speed dating events including different age ranges (so no one is left out!), they've also got other events like Drunk Jenga, Singles Bar Crawl and more.
Last Night a Speed Date Changed My Life is perfect for London singles who are looking for a fun, light-hearted environment to chat to other single, creative people looking for a relationship.
Social in both name and nature, this Clapham Common joint is another of our favourite bars for singles in south London. 64th & Social offers warm and welcoming service, intimate vibes and plenty of space to get to know people.
Get to know like-minded city dwellers by getting out of your comfort zone and taking part in a pub crawl. It's a great chance to meet new people, with a little liquid courage on hand to oil the wheels as you chat to that someone special.
This immersive evening is combining two of our favourite things - cocktails and code-breaking - to create the ultimate speed dating event. During the night you'll work together to decipher a number of escape-room style puzzles and get to know each other over a number of personalised cocktails.
Head over to a Hackney for a fun and laid-back Breaking Bad-themed evening of cocktail-making and flirting. Dressing to impress? Forget about it. Yellow hazmat suits are the get-up of choice here, whilst hip-hop tunes will provide the perfect soundtrack for some chatting and charming.
Single and Social is a private members club specialising in helping unlucky in love singletons find their perfect match. Taking over bars across London, their glamorous events offer the perfect chance to meet like-minded professionals, while drinking and dancing the night away.
Another great place to meet single people in London is Floripa; the part Brazilian beach bar, part bloc party club just down from Old Street. There's a carnival atmosphere that's infectious; with street food, caipirinhas and a vibrant decor making it one of the more memorable places for a party in Shoreditch.