Before there was The Social Group, we tried everything, and to be honest, were pretty appalled at the choice… We recognised a need for something completely different to the tired old stigma of traditional singles clubs with their tacky ‘singles discos’ and boring back room of a pub ‘meetings’. So, we came to the conclusion, that to get what we wanted, we would have to set it up and run it ourselves.
The Social Group was set up in the first place because of our own experience of being single and finding it really difficult to meet people and make new friends.
You can feel so conspicuous going to a restaurant by yourself, or sitting in a pub alone.
Going to the theatre or cinema by yourself can feel terribly uncomfortable. Other things, such as bigger parties are really much better with some company to join in with.
Not everyone who is single is looking for a partner – or wants it to look obvious!
What we offer is a short-cut to a great social life. Some single people are not especially looking for romance.One of the main things we offer is the effort to make you feel welcome as one of our personal ‘group of friends’ and the high standards of customer service we adhere to, with everything being run properly and in accordance with all government guidelines.Sometimes our single members meet someone they hit it off with straight away. But of course, joining in with the group and having lots of fun and good company is what this is all about, so for many, meeting someone as well is a bonus.And other things, such as outdoor activities, are simply not possible if they are only for groups.While holidays as a solo traveller can be really daunting, and much less safe by yourself.