Black Opal Events Ltd


29 - 30 June 2019
Hobbies & Interests

Event Information

Event Details

The Dating Show Live Expo is the World’s first consumer dating show with everything to do with dating and being single!  If you are single, there is only one place to be on 29th & 30th June 2019!                              




Hosted by Joey Essex and in partnership with First Dates, TV, The Dating Show Live is the place to be if you are looking to date or dating now. Get prepared, delve in and explore with friends or on your own.

Join First Dates TV show and meet and array of celebrities such as Melinda Messenger, Joey Essex, Nancy Sorrell, Gail Porter, Calum Best and many more…

Join in or watch the fun!
• Hourly Speed dating, Mixers and Games
• First Dates TV Show with Merlin and Austin
• Retro Roller Disco
• Live Music
• Ballroom, Salsa, Rock’n’Roll classes

Virtual Reality – can you handle heights?
• Tandem Zipwire – literally fly off with your ideal mate!

Refresh yourself
• Prosecco Bar and Beer Tent
• First Dates Café – grab a coffee or cocktail
• Zen Zone
• Sitting Room – chat with Mr Tinder and experts

On Stage

• Sheila Ferguson (Sunday) belting out her Three Degrees hits
• Abba Tribute - Saturday
• Darren Stanton, the Human Lie Detector
• Gary Cockerill – Makeup Maestro to the Stars
• What to wear for all ages when dating Catwalk

If you are dating, know anyone dating or about to date, there is only one place to visit, The Dating Show Live.

Capital radioSheila-ferguson



Share this event

Connect with this event

Visiting The NEC

Popping in for a visit? Need to book a hotel? Head to our Visiting Us page for parking details, handy directions and to scope out all the bargains at Resorts World.

Discover More
Parking at The NEC

Coming to visit us soon? Avoid payment queues on the day and save time by pre-booking your parking with us now. Available in our standard & disabled public car parks.

Avis Car & Van Rental

Avis is the official car and van rental partner to The NEC offering all event goers up to 15% off car hire and 10% off van hire anywhere in the UK.

Virgin Trains

Travel to your NEC event with Virgin Trains and we’ll give you 20% off Advance ticket fares. No traffic jams, no toilet stops, just sit back and relax.

Preferred Hotel Partner

Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from the NEC offers affordable luxury. Socialise in the Open Lobby, dine in the Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and arrive using the free shuttle service.

Hotels at The NEC

From luxury resorts to simple rooms to please, you’ll find a host of hotels right on our doorstep. Head to our Visitors page to view your nearest options.

Food & Drink The NEC

When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.

Sign up now to get all the latest NEC Group news and Ticket Factory updates.

Looking for concerts, shows or sporting events? Situated at the NEC site, the Resorts World Arena is home to world class music and live shows.


Resorts World Birmingham The place to wind down. Home to a broad range of places to eat and drink, from favourites like Miller & Carter and Zizzi to somewhere a little more special like Sky by Waters, plus a little shopping at outlet prices from brands like Levi’s, Nike and Next. Just a few minutes’ walk form NEC Halls 1-5.