“Make sure you have a good relationship with the venue. When I first started the socials, it was easy to encourage people to attend. Then they pushed the prices up without notice, and I’ve started to feel very uncomfortable about promoting the club. It is a decision you have to make from the start…is your purpose to provide a chance for friends to get together, is it about introducing new people to the scene, or is it about making money?”
Ex- London Social Organiser
After a few forays into commercial and private swing parties, many people will rapidly come to the conclusion that they could more easily organise their own event- controlling the venue, guest list, and notably saving themselves a fair bit of money along the way. If this is a project you want to take on, there are a number of things to consider…
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Unicorns and How to Hunt Them: your guide to scoring threesomes like a pro – containing great tips on how to host your own sex party
So you thought hunting unicorns was tricky? Try hosting your own swinger party. One of the appealing goals in the first few months of swinging is often to host your own event. It looks easy, right? People make loads of money, right? and you can cherry-pick all your guests so they all match your own taste, right?
Well, yes and no. As with so many things, people make it look easy when they’ve got really good at it. We see the blooming flower, rather than the roots and the years of growth. Even so, party hosting can be a fun thing to try and there are a lot of advantages to it. This chapter takes you through all the considerations you’ll need to think about when planning your own sex party and some tips from experienced party hosts.
From the guest list to the ratios, the size to the venues, the drinks to getting the party started with ice-breakers, there is s steep learning curve to hosting your own swinger party. This chapter of Unicorns and How to Hunt Them will take you through all the basics, as well as a few clever tricks to make your party go with a bang. The information is drawn from the London swing scene, but most of the advice is easily transferable to other cities or countries.