Speed dating at the strand
“I think we’re getting to the point where a lot of millennials are having children and we saw people from six to 60.” Because the store has four floors, all the guests were able to fit, while participating in activities on each floor.
Harry Potter’s going to do well no matter what.” Along with coming in costume, Hu recommended that guests, “Come prepared with information about what house you’re in and to ask nerdy questions.” In other words, muggles need not apply.
Hu said she believes the Harry Potter angle, and the fact that guests are encouraged to come in costume, will help take the edge off what’s normally a very serious event; and she’d know.
The Strand has already hosted several speed dating events that while popular (the last one sold out) are still nerve-racking for many attendees.
With more people eschewing dating sites for meeting potential partners in real life, the question remains: Where do you meet someone when you’re done with app dating? Whether it’s speed dating or joining a sports team, there are ways to meet that don’t involve swiping.
For women who frequent boutique fitness classes, it’s less than likely eligible bachelors will also be doing dance cardio or jumping on a trampoline.
For this reason, Hu approached the people behind “Puffs” to help facilitate the event.