Searching for someone special in Brum? Trying to find your feet when dating can be tricky at times – it’s hard to know where to meet other singles, how to tell what it is they’re looking for and where to choose for that all-important first date. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to gay meets Birmingham style, filled with all the key advice you need to find your ideal match.

Meeting Other Singles for Gay Dating in Birmingham

Gay dating in Birmingham through an app is a great way to find someone, but all too often, working out which singles are also looking for a real relationship as opposed to a short term fling can be challenging. That’s where Match comes in. We focus on meaningful connections with like-minded men to set our singles up for success.

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Setting up Your Profile for Gay Meets in Birmingham

Registering with Match is free! Not only that, but setting up your profile is a smooth and seamless process, so you’ll be ready to start looking at your personalised recommendations in no time.

Don’t worry about getting the wording absolutely spot on or having perfect selfies – the main thing is just to show other singles who you are and what matters most to you.

There are three main things to include in your profile:

  • Key information – We’ll ask you to share a little bit of background info about yourself, such as your name and area.
  • Your interests – Tell us about your passions and priorities in a partner. If you’re determined to find a fellow dance enthusiast, a dedicated baker, a life-of-the-party extrovert or an introvert who is happiest curled up on the sofa with a cuppa, let us know.
  • A few snaps – Upload a couple of pictures of yourself so fellow singles can see the face behind the profile. Aim for clear and up to date shots. Bonus points for a dazzling smile or two!
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Getting To Know Other Gay Singles on Match

Once your profile is up and running, you’ll be ready to start exploring profiles for other gay singles in Birmingham. You’ll see profiles recommended to you for men that we think may be exactly who you’re looking for based on the information you’ve shared with us. You’ll also be able to look at other profiles in your area, as well as get help and support from our friendly online dating coach Lara should you need it.

When you’ve found a mutual match with someone on the app, there are several different ways that you can enjoy getting to know each other – via text chat, live voice call and real video dates – all while staying safely on Match so that you can be confident that your data is staying secure.

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How To Find the Best Gay Meets Birmingham Has To Offer – Match Activities

We also offer another way to get to know gay singles in Birmingham – our regular singles events. These take place across the country and are a fun and low-pressure way to meet other men who are searching for that special someone. The events include everything from cocktail sessions and bowling nights to walking tours or quizzes, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Live coaching sessions are also available, with the chance to ask our experts any burning questions you might have about dating, relationships and more.

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The Best Spots for Gay Dating Birmingham Style

After you’ve met someone on Match – either through your personalised recommendations or at one of our singles events – and enjoyed getting to know each other, you might feel ready to meet up in person for a real date.

This will be a great opportunity to find out more about the guy you’ve been chatting with. The question is though, what date do you plan when you’re out to impress?

Happily, Birmingham is an ideal place for a first date, filled with activities that will suit any interests.

You might prefer to keep it low-key with a simple coffee in your favourite local cafe, or you may feel more comfortable having an activity planned so that you can be sure you’ve got plenty to talk about.

We’ve pulled together some quick suggestions for a fun-filled first date to match your personality (and his) so you can be confident that you’re on to a winner with that special someone.

For Culture Vultures

If you and that special someone both enjoy soaking up a little culture, Birmingham is a great city full of fascinating history and thousands of carefully curated exhibits. Here are just a few of the cultural options to explore together while you get to know each other a little better (and don’t forget to make a reservation ahead of time!):

  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Symphony Hall
  • National SEA Life Centre Birmingham
  • Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum

For Foodies

For a classic first in-person date idea, the chance to be wined and dined with tasty dishes served up alongside good conversation is a strong choice. Cuisine from all over the world is showcased in restaurants across Birmingham, many of which pride themselves on bringing authentic flavours to the city. Our shortlist below includes Argentinian, Polish, Indian and French restaurants:

  • Gaucho
  • Opheem
  • The Karczma Restaurant
  • Bistrot Pierre

For Thrill Seekers

Stepping out of your comfort zones together can be a great way to break the ice with someone new. You get to see a new side of the other person – how they deal with challenges, whether they are willing to laugh at themselves a little – in a fun and exciting environment. This little list features some great options for Birmingham dates that allow you to let your hair down and show him your adventurous side:

  • The Bear Grylls Adventure centre
  • Ghetto Golf
  • Grand Prix Karting
  • Edgbaston Reservoir Stand Up Paddle Boarding
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Start Your Search for Gay Meets in Birmingham Today

Ready to begin your journey to a real relationship with someone who really suits you? Click “register” at the top of the page to register for free today and find your ideal match. Happy dating!