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Calling all single gay Mancunians!
Sick of swiping? Fancy having loads of dates instead of endless d*ck pics? Get ready for a great night out in Manchester! Sip, flirt and laugh your way through a singles event like no other.

What our guests tell about events in general:

Single and fabulous gents just like you. This is a speed dating event for gay guys aged 24-40.

Speed dating is the perfect way to meet up to 20 dates in one flirty night. We’ll make sure you date every guy in the room!

When you arrive, our lovely SpeedDater host will welcome you, sign you in and give you a name badge and number. You will have around 4 minutes per date with every guy booked, with a short break in the middle to top up your drink! You will have a card to mark down if you are interested in your dates. It’s very handy if you have a few too many cocktails, trust us! Just make sure you take the card home with you when you leave.

And after the event? Simply log in with your username and password and click the 'matches' tab. Once you have entered your ticks you will see if you match with anyone. Remember it's FREE to send/read messages to/from all the guests you have met at the event through our secure website. All our events are guaranteed! We’re so confident you’ll meet someone you like, that if you don't your next event is free! What have you got to lose?

The most stylish bars in Manchester – where else? We promise to choose venues which are easy to shimmy home from and we always have exclusive use of private rooms so you can flirt in peace. Scroll down to find out more about your venue for this event.

So, put down your phone and pick up a cocktail - join the thousands of singles who have fun at SpeedDater events every month. We have more events, more singles, and more matches than any other site. Get involved!

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Speed Dating Night

Registration opens
Speed Dating begins
Break for drinks and chatting
20:15 approx
Speed Dating resumes
Speed Dating ends and post event socialising begins
21:30 approx

The venue

Velvet Bar
2 Canal Street,
M1 3HE

Established in 2005, after the long running success of Velvet Restaurant, Velvet Bar has been the place to visit for sumptuous cocktails in decadent surroundings over the past decade. Recently refurbished the new bar remembers the past success with subtitle hints of black velvet voiles, dark moody walls with rose gold accents and smoky mirrors.

Open 7 days a week with live DJ's at the weekends and special event nights throughout the year. Offering a range of drinks in fashionable, relaxed surroundings the bar is perfectly nestled amongst the eclectic collection of venues along Canal Street.

Travel information

This swanky, canalside hotel and bar is a 6-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station.

Meet your host Lauren
I've lived in Manchester for 3 years now for uni and I absolutely love it! In my free time I like painting and reading, and I'm currently studying to become an editor.

Gay Speed Dating! (Men only)

Thursday, 19:00
Age group
Sold Out
Manchester, Velvet Bar
Current price:
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