Speed Dating at Greenbelt
25th August 2006
Christian Connection ran Speed dating at Greenbelt for the fourth year in a row on 25th August 2006. We wondered if, after four years, the appetite for speed dating may have abated but on the appointed date, when we opened for registration in the afternoon, we were both relieved and overwhelmed by the huge queue confronting us in the Winged Ox.
In the evening, 250 people speed dated in style - well, as much style as you can have in a tent, sitting on damp grass – with about 1,800 conversations taking place within 90 minutes. Already we have had one piece of news:
"Please can you take my profile off the site as i have met someone at Greenbelt (in the speed dating queue) and we are starting to see each other... We met again during speed dating and went for organic cider after! Then spent Sunday and Monday together on and off. Met again this weekend, things going well..."
Read our special article about this event: "The logistics of love - making Greenbelt Speed Dating happen"