The Brunswick Ballroom is hosting a 'Human Love Quest Christmas Halloween Spooktacular' this weekend, Saturday 18 December.
As kooky as it sounds, Human Love Quest is an IRL dating game that takes the TV show format familiar to shows like ‘If You Are The One’, turns it on its head and throws it onto a romantic mid-century bandroom stage in front of a live audience.
It doubles as the Brunswick Ballroom’s end of year celebrations, and triples as a Christmas / Halloween dress up party. There’ll be a lot going on. Even the Brunswick Ballroom say it’s a concept that shouldn’t really exist, but that alone will undoubtedly make it part of the fun.
What you need to know
- The Brunswick Ballroom is hosting a ‘Human Love Quest Christmas Halloween Spooktacular’
- It combines a Christmas / Halloween dress up extravaganza with a live, on stage dating show
- It all goes down this weekend, Saturday 18 December
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D.J Shimmy Barnes and The Captain will be on the decks, and while seated tickets have since sold out, there’s even table reservations for groups.
If you’ve got what it takes to be a Human Love Quest contestant, the sign-up form is here. According to the organisers, hosts Conor Gallacher and Xander Allan, contestant positions are open to anybody, no matter how you identify, who you’d be comfortable having a date with, and what you are looking for.
“There are four rounds of dating each evening, and each paired up couple will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbles and a private seat downstairs at the Brunswick Artists Bar, away from prying eyes but also in a comfortable public space,” the organisers say.
“There is absolutely no pressure to see each other again after the show, and we do everything we can to make everyone feel as safe and comfortable as possible while the show is in progress.
“If you’re sick of the dehumanisation and apathetic repetition of scrolling through dating apps on your couch, occasionally swiping right, and eventually having a stunted conversation of small talk before never meeting up with each other, then come on down to human love quest. Putting the human back into actual human interaction since 2021.”
For tickets and more info, head here.