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Big Singles Gherkin Party - 250 Expected -FAB DJ -Amazing Venue-230 tickets sold
Summer is nearly here....? Well who knows it's always a bit hit and miss isn't it... But lets start as we mean to go with the first of 4 fabulous Summer parties we have arranged for our members, and get off to a Flying Start at our members FAVOURITE venue. Come rain or shine I promise this is going to be an AMAZING night. Meet up, make friends, mingle & dance with single people of ALL AGES in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Last January we had a great times at the Gherkin, our biggest event there ever with 240 attendees and a full Gherkin.. fab atmosphere - great party - 10 ratings of 4.8/5 stars on Meetup is conclusive 'EVERYONE LOVES A GHERKIN'... So lets do it again. Our events are open to members of all ages however you should be aware our default age for this event is 28-55 & we have loud and lively/busy atmosphere after 8.30pm. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT...! TICKET SALES: PREPAY ONLY (due to venue licensing conditions!). Please be aware that due to the popularity of the venue/event, we expect this event to SELL OUT - therefore buying your ticket promptly is advisable Prices Early Bird Tickets £10 -sold put Standard Price Tickets £15 on sale TO BUY TICKETS CLICK LINK BELOW: Processing charges will be added to your ticket prices. We operate a TICKETLESS SYSTEM for our events - so YOU DO NOT NEED NEED TO PRINT A TICKET FOR THIS EVENT (unless you want to). Just quote your Guest List Name, Surname to our event hosts upon arrival. PREPAY ONLY BY - NO CASH/CARD ON THE NIGHT AT THIS VENUE Venue Licensing Forbids- SORRY! NO PAYMENT = NO ENTRY EVENT INFO: We have exclusive hire of the whole venue at THE STERLING BAR - BASE OF THE GHERKIN! ( ) (Nearest Tube Liverpool Street/Bank/Aldgate) The Sterling 'This stylish city bar sits at the base of The Gherkin, one of London’s most famous and iconic buildings. There’s a great range of wine and drink to complement good conversation. The glass walled, main bar offers plenty of space and great views out onto the concourse and the impressive architecture and unique design make The Sterling a trendy spot in the centre of the City. Yes we have the Sterling...! The City Boys & Girls will not be around at the weekend, (hopefully some of them will be off duty & joining us!), so we have the GHERKIN BAR all to ourselves...& we will have some tables outside which we can use if we have some nice weather.. Dress code will be Smart Casual/Dressed up but not formal. FORMAT OF EVENT: Entry 6.30pm -9.30pm FEMALE FRIENDLY! We will have a 'ladies table' designated from 6.30pm for ladies who wish to come on their own & meet 'wing women/gal pals' for the night. (Please arrive early if you wish to use the ladies table). Maybe dare I even chance to say an 'outdoor' ladies table if its warm enough whoohoo! Be part of it ladies! Chatting & Mingling:[masked]pm Music & Dancing (Music & DJ/Disco): 8.30pm until 12pm/close This is an AMAZING VENUE & we have our own exclusive venue hire, I have organised a fabulous party with our resident DJ Grant.... so we can have some great tunes selected & mixed and we will be able to take member requests, so we can listen to the music we like! As usual we will start the event nice and quietly for mingling/convos and louder volume music later on for dancing. We will be clearing the dancefloor area for dancing probably around 8.30pm ish but if you still want to continue nattering with your new mates or a certain person, or need a rest from dancing, you can use the quieter area upstairs bar or al fresco using the very nice outside tables (weather dependant). We have fab hosts joining myself on the night and they will be there to meet and greet you, introduce you to others, help you to mingle and get you in the mood, and support you throughout the night. DRINKS PRICES: NO HAPPY HOUR HERE - Sorry! Standard Prices: Wine from £3.80 glass-£20 Bottle Prosecco £6.75/£37 a bottle Draught Lager from £5.10 per pint Ale from £5.15 per pint Soft Drinks from £3 Cocktails from £8.75 IMPORTANT INFO - please read!: Please read ALL EVENT INFO - When you RSVP for our events, its on the assumption that you have read all event info. Please take ownership of your own responsibility for choosing events which are suitable for yourself. • This event is for all ages, our default age range is 28-55 - ALL AGES WELCOME • If you look or may look under 25 please bring photo ID/proof of age as the venue have right to refuse admission if you do not have proof of age. There may also be a light bag search. • Please arrive EARLY i.e. 6.30pm for better intros mingling & conversations, especially if you are a new member. Its very hard for me to do intros later on in the night when people are well into their convos, tend to be in groups and a bit tipsy and nigh on impossible when it is packed, the music is loud and the event is in full swing! We do not do any intros after 8.30pm for this reason. • There will be loud music later on in the night. If you prefer an event without music where you can have lots of intimate conversations, please join us at one of our quieter meet ups! • Please do some research and plan your journey using smartphone googlemaps/streetmap or just an old fashioned London A-Z prior to leaving and have some idea where you are going. Some places in London can be difficult to find and I cannot be held responsible for people getting lost or not able to find places. • Ticket Price includes full time planning, administration & organisation costs, meetup site charges, marketting, hosts expenses, professional hosting fees and payment processing charges. We think our events represent excellent value for money, but if you don't & are not happy with paying for the event please don't come to the event! Tickets are non-refundable • THIS IS A PREPAY event - We cannot allow cash on the door (sorry!) due to venue license. Please help me out by paying for the tickets using the above links promptly • For entry all you'll need to do is quote your PAYMENT NAME/EMAIL ADDRESS which you will be asked for when you RSVP to the meet. Make sure you quote this name on the door when you arrive.. •Guests are welcome, but if you're going to bring a guest, sounds obvious but please make sure they are single & please make sure they have seen the event info/format & read the important info before attending •Dress code is smart casual, cocktail dress, dressed up but not formal, fancy dress or accessorising (OPTIONAL), no sportswear, no hoodies, no ripped jeans. • We use a photographer at our events and we put the photos on our meetup page/website. If you do not wish to be photographed you must inform a party manager and the photographer WHEN YOU ARRIVE at the event. If there are photos on the website that you wish to be deleted please request by email post event. We do not have any control or responsibility for photos, videos & broadcasts including 'Facebook Live' that our guests/hosts/organisers/members take - therefore if you're not happy/comfortable with this please consider the suitability of our events and do not attend if its going to be a problem for you • The focus of our group & our events is Socialising/Meeting People/Making Friends/Having Great Nights Out. We are NOT a dating/matchmaking group. We do not guarantee or organise the M to F ratio at this event & you should be aware that OUR EVENTS ARE VERY POPULAR WITH MEN. If this is an factor that is going to affect the enjoyment of your event - please do not RSVP/attend & complain or make comments on the noticeboard as this will result in the removal of you from the group. Please choose alternative meetups which are more suitable to your needs. Thanks for your understanding and co-operation. • Please note that snacks provided may be peanuts or other snacks which contain traces of nuts and nut oils or may have been made alongside other products containing nuts. Deciding to take part in an event, deciding whether to attend an environment where these items are present, and/or whether to consume snacks at the event is a decision and the responsibility of the individual - FS Events can not be held responsible for any issues resulting from food allergies. •Constructive Feedback is always welcomed and appreciated. Moaning & venting is not. We all work very hard to try to ensure members all have a good time. We can influence sometimes, but we cannot control venue factors i.e. quality of food/drinks/service, please see the venue management for these issues as you normally would. Please see an event host in the first instance so issues to do with the event can be dealt with/explained on the night.. if not please email: [masked]

The Gherkin

30 St Mary's Axe, EC3A 8EP, London · London


What we're about

Want to meet some new people and do something interesting? Whether its just a quick drink at a bar after work, or going for a walk down the river, going to the theatre, going to nice restaurant....its entirely up to you. This group is open to suggestions, and the first few meetups will be at various bars across the city/ west end, so that we can get to know each other.

social mingle with free after-party: We try to have 1-2 hours mingling and chatting with low volume music great for getting to know other members.

Friday nights are friendship nights all welcome.

Saturdays are for single friends, who want to network and mingle, events for our single members only.

Other meeup groups will participate

Newcomers will also be made to feel welcome, so come and join us.

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