Forget about the awkward ‘getting to know you’ small-talk and polite chit-chat that’s meant to impress. At this subversive dating event, everyone gets given a new name on entry and then settles in for a round of Blind Hate. There’s even a ‘misfortune teller’ on hand to helpfully scuttle any budding romance.

October 11, £10
Star of Kings, 126 York Way, N1 0AX
Tube: King’s Cross St Pancras