The bustling city of London is the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and is home to an urban population of over eight million people. Despite the vast population, however, it can often prove difficult to meet someone with similar interests. By stepping outside the London pub culture, however, people will find a wealth of interesting activities well-suited for meeting new men.
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Live Entertainment Events
London has hundreds of live events scheduled every week, from hard rock concerts to film screenings to showcases for up-and-coming comedians. These events are located all across the city, from the exclusive streets of Kensington to trendy SoHo, and offer great opportunities for meeting someone with similar tastes in live entertainment.
Time Out London's weekly listings magazine features information on the city's upcoming events and live entertainment and has become nearly indispensable when planning a night out with friends.
London is full of great cultural attractions, from historic sites to museums, all of which draw a large and diverse crowd throughout the year. This makes them prime locations for meeting new men. Consider checking out such sites as the British Museum, Tate Modern and the Portobello Road Market--all of which are free to enter.
Although these sites are popular with locals, they can also attract a number of tourists, so make sure your new acquaintance is actually settled in London rather than just passing through.
London is full of parks, gardens and other green spaces and they're the perfect location for meeting new people. Throughout spring, summer and fall, you can find Londoners lounging on the grass, walking their dogs or enjoying a pickup game of football (soccer, for Americans). Each park has it's own personality, so it's just a matter of finding a match.
The wide-open expanse of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens offers its visitors plenty of room for rollerblading, horseback riding and cycling. Also, the sports field on the south side of the park frequently plays host to a number of informal games of cricket and football.
For a more relaxing experience, check out scenic Primrose Hill. This smaller, hilly park offers fantastic views of London and is bordered my many quiet coffee shops and pubs.
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