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Speed Friending 30s & 40s - Make new friends in Perth

Speed Friending is the newest way to grow your social life in Perth. It works similar to the Speed Dating format but it’s all about making new friends.

This specific event is for 30s and 40s. Keep an eye out for future events for other mixed and age group events.


  • Meet new people and make new friendships!

  • If you’ve just moved to Perth it’s a great way to start connecting to the community.

  • Or if you’re just travelling through, you could perhaps find a new travel buddy or someone to experience Perth with while you’re here.

  • Grow your social life and experience more of Perth, whether you’re a local, new to the city or just passing through.

  • A great way to step out of your comfort zone and build your confidence.


  • It’s for anyone looking to make new friends - singles, couples, groups of friends and all are welcome.

  • We will have different age group events, including female only and interest specific events coming up.

  • Age: Must be 18 years + .


  • Check in and get your name badge, then take a seat anywhere and get ready to mingle.

  • When we start you’ll be assigned a partner.

  • Once the time is up, listen out for a bell and you’ll switch partners.

  • There will be rotations every 5-7 mins, depending on numbers.

  • You'll be provided with a pen and notepad for if you want to exchange details or you can reconnect after the event at the Facebook Community.


The Shoe Bar and Cafe, Upstairs at The Baby Shoe Function Room. Shop GSO7 Yagan Square, 376 - 420 Wellington St, Perth.


You will have to enter through The Shoe Bar and Cafe. Make your way up the stairs and then through to The Baby Shoe Function Room. Ask staff if you need help with directions.


Saturday, 6 July 19, 2.30pm - 4pm. After the event finishes feel free to join those who want to mingle more for a drink or bite to eat at The Shoe Bar & Cafe. (This is optional).

Registration at 2.30pm with a 2.45pm start.

TICKETS**Prepay only event. Must get ticket in advance to attend**

General Admission $15

Get your ticket here.

PLEASE NOTE: please only purchase tickets from the link provided and do not transfer money to anyone claiming they have tickets to sell.


  • Facebook Page

  • Facebook Community

  • Instagram @thecityandmeperth

  • Meetup

  • Website & Subscribe


  • What's the refund policy? There are no refunds.

  • Can I swap my ticket for a different day? The City and Me is unable to manage ticket exchanges. However, you are able to swap tickets with other attendees.

  • Can I come alone? Yes, most of those that attend come on their own.


  • This is a casual event so dress in whatever makes you feel comfortable.

  • Photos and Video: Please note that photos and video will be taken on the day for promotional use so please advise staff if you would like to be excluded from this.

  • This specific event is for 30s & 40s.

  • Please only come to the event if you can stay the whole event as leaving halfway can interrupt the flow of the event.

Hope to see you there.


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