Tying the knot

Slow Dating has been running events since September 2003, and this has resulted in many successful relationships and numerous marriages.

Joanne and Wayne Wedding

"Wayne and I first met at your slow dating event on 15th December 2010 at Starz Bar in Exeter, it was a great night and I'm really pleased to tell you that as a result we got married on 27th August 2016! Thank you so much for bringing us together & being our cupid!”- Joanne

Louise and Roger Wedding

"Just thought you should know... We did it... Roger and I met on the 14th Feb 2012 at Mocka Lounge, Cardiff. We got Married on the 26th March 2016! Thank you so much!”- Louise

Crystal and Ross Wedding

"I met my husband Ross 3 years ago at a Slow Dating event at The Glee Club in Oxford, it was love at first sight! May 30th 2016 will be our 1st wedding anniversary. We can't thank you enough because we love each other so much and it was a result of those special 4 minutes.”- Crystal

Lloyd and Cita Wedding

"Back in 2006 I went along to your event at Fruit Bar in Southampton. It was just going to be a bit of fun and to keep my friend company. I only ticked two people, one of which I'm still with 10 years on and we got married, 12th September 2014 in New York.”- Cita

Rob and Fiona Wedding

"Rob and I met on on Wednesday 4th May 2011 in Reading. I think it was called the Ivory Lounge at the time but along the riverside at the Oracle, anyway we got married at St Peter's Church, Caversham on Saturday 12th September 2015. Thank you for helping us meet.”- Fiona

Paul and Emma Wedding

"Paul and I met on the 27th October 2011 at Tiger Tiger in Newcastle! He was the last of 16 dates! I never imagined I would meet my future husband that night. It was 4 minutes that literally changed my life .”- Emma

Glenn and Kerstine Wedding

"Glenn and I met at your London Halloween party on 26th October 2012! We just got married on Saturday 12th September and our son was born back on the 28th July. We have told lots of people about how we met and that they should attend.”- Kerstine

Mark and Hannah Wedding

"Mark and I met at a Slow Dating event 4 years ago at Bar So in Bournemouth on August 12th 2011. We got chatting and arranged to meet again. Little did we know that four years down the line we'd have been married for 2 years. Thank you so much. Please share our story with others so people can see these events are successful.”- Hannah

Sarah and David Wedding

"Sarah and I got married on 12th June 2015 having met at one of your events at Pure in Manchester on the 23rd September 2009. It turned out to be a great event and thank you for introducing me to my new wife!”- David

Cheryl and Simon Wedding

"Thank you to everyone at slow dating, Simon and I met at one of your events in Leeds and 6 years later have just got married. We'd recommend you to anyone looking to meet a significant other, or just have a hilarious night out, we were lucky enough to do both at our one and only event!”- Cheryl

Lucy and John Wedding

"We married on 20th Sept 2014 after meeting at one of your London events four years ago. Thanks for the introduction, she's the best thing that ever happened to me!”- John

Angharad and Stephen Wedding

"We attended a Slow Dating event at Bar is it in Cardiff on the 19th September 2007, it was our first and last speed dating event. After six years together, we got married on the 27th December 2013. Thank you so much.”- Angharad

Holly and Ross Wedding

"On 15th April 2010, Ross and I attended a Slow Dating event in bath. Now three and a half years later we have just got married on the beautiful island of Sardinia in Italy!!!”- Holly

Becky and Tom Wedding

"I met my new husband at a speed dating event in Birmingham at Sublounge on November 18th 2008. We got married on Friday 9th August 2013. I am so pleased that we both attended the event. It was the first and only event either of us had been to and it was fantastic!”- Becky

Sarah and Dan Wedding

"Me and my husband got married this Saturday 27 July after meeting at a slow dating event in Bar 38 in Portsmouth in March/ April 2009. We always enjoy telling people the story of how we first met- thank you slow dating!”- Sarah

Elizabeth and Dave Wedding

"Dave and I met at a slow dating event in London on November 10th 2011. We got married on July 6th 2013. It was Dave's first event but my second, a freebie since I hadn't met anyone I wanted to re-contact at an earlier event, so it just goes to show that if at first you don't succeed....!”- Elizabeth

Joanna and Tom Wedding

"Tom and I met at a Slow Dating event at The Livery in London on August 11, 2010. We were married in May and now just back from our honeymoon. Thank you for the introduction!!! It's a hit when we tell people how we met, everyone is very impressed.”- Joanna

Emily and Matt Wedding

"Thank you for the Slow Dating event that you ran in Reading in March 2011. Matt and I met each other there, and exactly a year later he whisked me off to Paris and proposed. Then exactly a year later we got married. We had a fantastic day and of course how we met made it into the speeches. We owe it all to a 4 minute meeting.”- Emily

Kat and Nick Wedding

"My husband and I have recently got married, having met at an event of yours in November 2007. We got married in Canterbury .. we had an amazing day and would recommend speed dating to anyone. We also now have our first baby on the way!”- Kat

Ellie and James Wedding

"Having met at the Oxford event on 29th June 2010, Ellie and myself got married on 20th April 2013. I still recommend speed-dating to my single friends - hopefully they'll have some success soon!”- James

Kelly and Malcolm Wedding

"We met at a Slow Dating event in Reading in March 2011. At the end of the event, all the girls stayed for another drink and were chatting about our evening. I remember another girl saying, "So, did you meet your future husband?" Well, turns out I did! Malcolm and I were married in New York City in October and are grateful to Slow Dating for bringing us together!”- Kelly

Katy and Tony Wedding

"Just wanted to say that we met at a Slow Dating event at Tiger Tiger in Newcastle in March 2010, had our first date two days later, and got married on the 6th October 2012. We can’t believe how we met, but it added a great twist to our wedding speeches and will make a brilliant story to tell the Grandchildren. All this from just four minutes... thanks so much!”- Katy

Vicky and Andy Wedding

"We just wanted to say thank you for helping us to find each other. We met at The Blue Rooms in Bath on the 30th September 2010 and were married on the 14th September 2012!”- Vicky

Cathi and Adrian Wedding

"Just a quick email to thank you for introducing me to my now husband :-) We met on 4th December 2007 at the Living Rooms in Newcastle and we married at the Baltic on 8th September 2012. My hubby even managed to slip "4 minutes is all it takes" into his speech!”- Cathi

Heather and Paul Wedding

"4 minutes is all it takes! We met at a Slow Dating event in Leeds in March 2009, got engaged in December 2010 and married in June 2012. Thank you Slow Dating we wouldn't have met each other if it wasn't for the event!”- Heather

Kate and Jon Wedding

"I've attached a picture of myself and my lovely wife. We met on the 7th of October 2008 at your slow dating event in Birmingham, in the pub All Bar One I think it’s called. I didn't think i would met anyone as great as Kate. Its nearly four years later and we got married on the 26th of May, in what turned out to be the only sunny day of the summer.”- Jon

Lucy and Tom Wedding

"Hi slow dating thanks to you I got married 21st April 2012 to Tom Tomlinson, we met slow dating Nov 30th 2007 in Plymouth!!”- Lucy

Susan and Marc Wedding

"We got married on the 27th January this year and have two children :-) Just thought we should let you know that it was a very successful event for us!”- Susan

Christiane and Stuart Wedding

"I attended the slow dating event in Southampton on 9/10/08. During that event I met my now husband. We got married 3 weeks ago! So just to say thank you for events like this and keep them coming. I have been recommending you.”- Christiane

Tracey and Louis Wedding

"Just wanted to say thank you. If it wasn’t for my friend persuading me to come along to your event in Swindon last February, I wouldn’t have met my husband. I never thought it would be possible to meet my soul mate at a speed dating event!”- Tracey

Emma and Sam Wedding

"Just to let you know that I met my husband on 2nd April 2008 at your event at Tiger Tiger in Portsmouth and we got married on 3rd December 2011. We have also been recommending your events to all our single friends!”- Emma

Louise and Christopher Wedding

"No one believes that we met through speed dating-but it really does work! I recommend for all my single friends to do it. It really boosted my confidence after the event as i was convinced that no one would tick that they wanted to meet up with me again, but loads did!”- Louise

Helen and Christian Wedding

"Christian and I met at The Bessemer in Sheffield in February 2010, became engaged in April 2010, got married in July 2011 and are now planning the rest of our lives together and as Christian said in his speech "it was all done with speed but never too fast! With a big thank you”- Helen

Helen and Lee Wedding

"I met Lee Slow Dating at Klute in Bournemouth - on 29 July 2008. Here is a picture of us, we got married on 16 June this year at the hotel miramar, If you have any gifts going, please can we have the keepsake box from Harrods, sounds lovely! We spoke a lot about slow dating at the wedding, so hopefully more and more people will give it a go!”- Helen

Linda and Andy Wedding

"Thanks to you, I fortunately met my lovely husband four years ago at the Fudge Bar in Leeds. I was so nervous I almost backed out of the whole event at the last minute. Thankfully, I didn't, and I met Andy. I proposed to him on his 40th birthday 2 1/2 years after we met, then 18 months later, we got married this year ~ thank you for giving us our happy ever after!”- Linda

Alison and Jonathan Wedding

"I met my husband during a slow dating event in Oxford in July 2008. I’ve still got the record card from that night. We got married in April 2011. Thank you so much Slow Dating - Who thought 4 minutes could lead to a lifetime of happiness.”- Alison

Sally and Steve Wedding

"Sally and I met on the 2nd July 2007 in York and recently got married. We can’t thank Slow Dating enough for helping us find each other.”- Steve

Libby and Danny Wedding

"We both went with friends for fun and three and a half years later we are married! It really does work, thanks Slow Dating.”- Libby

Yvette and Daniel Wedding

"Four minutes back in October 2006, some text messages, a few dates, 1 marriage and a lifetime of love and happiness. Thank you for bringing us together”- Daniel

Angela and Bevan Wedding

"Had it not been for the speed dating experience I would not have met my husband, and we regularly wow our friends with tales of our meeting, who are amazed at our courage and nerve to do it, and probably secretly rather jealous!”- Angela

Lauren and Graham Wedding

"Well...here we are 2 years on. Both of us came to your Reading event exceedingly sceptical, and now we are married and have a beautiful baby girl. Thank you Slow Dating for helping us find our soul mates."- Lauren

Jonathan and Sarah Wedding

" It was pure fate that we were at the same Slow Dating event - We got married on the 2nd October last year and we are having a great time together and love each other very much. Thank you very much for organising such a great event” - Sarah

Leanndra Wedding

"Thank you for introducing me to the man i have married. I really did not think i would meet a husband there but i did and we married in September this year, i defiantly would recommend slow dating to anyone wanting to meet someone.”- Leanndra

Gavin and Nicola Wedding

"Thanks Slow Dating - four minutes is all it takes :)" - Nicola

Jennifer and Ian Wedding

"Who would have thought when I sat down at table four that night my whole life would change?! Thank you for bringing us together"- Jennifer

Lisa and Anthony Wedding

"Anthony and I met June 2008 at SlowDating Exeter, he proposed two months later up Snowdon and we were married February 2009 in the Snow. We now have a six month old daughter all within two years, all we can say is it works!!!" - Lisa

Natasha and Paul Maguire Wedding

"Thanks for everything. I had to kiss my fair share of frogs in my time but my new husband is a real Prince Charming. I never expected this when I went Slow Dating, so thanks for making our lives complete." - Natasha

Simon and Tamsin Wedding

"Slow Dating really works!! I met my soul mate who is now my husband! 2 months after meeting at a Slow Dating event we were on holiday in Italy, 5 months after that engaged and now we are married. All it took was 6 minutes to know this was the man I was going to spend the rest of my life with!" - Tamsin

Hannah and Craig Wedding

"We married three years to the day after we met at a Slow Dating evening. As you may remember, I was a bit unsure as to whether to go or not on the night, so thanks for talking me into going. Oh, and thanks for the wonderful gift!" - Hannah

James and Tania Watson Wedding

"Thank you Slow Dating for introducing me to my bride Tania, I would whole heartedly recommend you to anyone else looking for that someone special" - James

Julie and Steve Wedding

"Just to let you know that Stephen and I got married on 24th October. We met in the Blue Rooms in Bath on 22nd September 2005. Thank you so much!" - Julie

Amanda and Ian Wedding

"Back on 3rd August 2006, I went on a Slow Date in On Anon in London. There I met Amanda. We met up for a drink and chat soon after the slow date, and our relationship grew from there. Amanda moved in with me at the start of 2008, and on 20th June 2009 we got married in New Jersey. Many thanks for setting up Slow Date and helping Amanda and I meet.”- Ian

Emma and Ryan Wedding

"We wanted to write and say a massive thank you. My 'now' husband and I attended your 4th birthday party in Oxford on 22nd September 2007 (lock and key) ~ nearly two years later and we are married" - Emma and Ryan

Claire and hubby

"Thank you so very much for introducing me to my new husband just over a year ago in Newcastle's Tiger Tiger on 27th May" - Claire

Steve and Amy

"We'd like to thank you for hosting the event. It has made us extremely happy" - Steve

Darren and Fern

"We met in Southampton on 18th May 2005, got engaged in Salzburg on New Years Eve 2006 and finally tied the knot in Beaulieu on 23rd August 2008. Thank you Slowdating for bringing us together" - Darren and Fern

Sarah and Paul Wedding

"I sent an e mail to slow dating a while back to let you know that on the 10th October 2007 at tiger tiger in portsmouth I met Paul during your speed dating event. This year we married on 1st August. I would just like to say Thank You.”- Sarah

Jo and Nick Wedding

"We met at Escape in Oxford on Halloween Night 31st October 2006 and were married on 6th June 2008 in Thame. No trick for us that night but definitely a treat!.”- Jo

Richard and Rachel Wedding

"We would like to thank you all for holding the event, and I would highly recommend it to anyone" - Rachel

Nic and Mark Wedding

"I attended an event in September 2004 and met the love of my life. We got married in Sept 2006 and are expecting our 1st child in April. I just wanted to thank you guys for bringing slow dating to Exeter. I would never have met my toy boy had it not been for your well organised and fun event."- Nic

Jason and Sarah

"I meet my now wife last year at an event held by Slow Dating at Tiger Tiger in Newcastle and well... pretty chuffed that I did" - Jason

Shre and Sophie

"We were least expecting to meet "the one" that evening. Thanks for making our dreams come true" - Shre

Adam and Louise

"We met in Oxford on the 15th June 2004 and were married on the 14th July 2006 at Kimcote, Leicestershire. Thanks for making me very happy" - Adam

Steve and Sharon

"Just thought you guys might like to know your service has certainly worked for us" - Steve

Kathleen and Greg Wedding

"We just wanted to say thanks so much for arranging an event at The Thistle Hotel Exeter. It was the third time both of us had been to an event and neither of us expected to meet 'the one' but we did! Greg still calls me his 'number 9'.”- Kath

Sarah and Jace Wedding

"I meet my now wife last year at an event held by Slow Dating at Tiger Tiger in Newcastle…. and well, pretty chuffed that I did.”- Jace

Liz and Steve Wedding

"Just to let you know of a slow dating success story. After meeting at an Oxford event we got married on 22nd September this year in Las Vegas, honeymooning in Hawaii. We wanted to thank you guys for helping us find true love. Attached is a pic of us at our wedding reception at the Bellagio Hotel in Vegas.”- Liz

Yvonne and Declan Wedding

"Just to thank you for introducing me to my future wife Yvonne, we met at the event in Edinburgh on 15th March this year. So thank you very much, I never thought I would find true love at speed dating I just went along for a laugh.”- Declan

Louise and Martin Wedding

"My name is Martin and my wife is Louiza and we recently got married as a direct result of meeting at a slow dating event in Tiger Tiger Newcastle. We owe a lot to slow dating and are so happy to have found each other, and we also wanted to share with you that we have recently found out we are expecting a baby! We couldn’t be happier, thank you slow dating!!!- Martin

Pauline and Paul Wedding

"Just a quick email to let you know I met a girl Pauline at your event in the monkey bar last August and we got married on Sept 23rd. Just goes to show slow dating works!”- Paul

James and Allie

"I just wanted to say thanks to Slow Dating I have met and married the man of my dreams" - Allie

If you have been married as a direct result of meeting at a Slow Dating event, simply send an email to us saying where and when you met, together with a picture of your wedding and anything else you care to mention. Provided you are happy with us using your picture on our web site, we will send you a sterling silver photo frame, direct from Harrod's.

For Speed Dating Email havefun@slowdating.com
or call us on: 023 8078 4694

Subscribe to our mailing list

To keep up to date with special offers, speed dating events, singles events and themed singles parties, please enter your email address below.