A second Speed friending event for people 18+ on the autism spectrum


Take note! – A social event for people 18+ on the autism spectrum on the 13th November from 7pm till late at the Campbeltown Function Centre

Details below including links to register.


We are excited to present a free social event for people 18+ on the autism spectrum or who experience social difficulties.

About this Event

Are you interested in making new friends?

Join us for a night of speed friending in a fun and supportive environment!

On the night

  • The first half of the evening will feature speed friending. You will get 2 minutes to talk to everyone at the event and make new social connections
  • After the speed friending there will be food and drinks (non-alcoholic)
  • Later there will be opportunity to socialise with the people you have met
  • There will be a live DJ at low volume, with the ability to move to a quieter space if you prefer
  • There will also be activities including board games, art, and more!

How it will work

We have created a video to demonstrate how the speed friending will work. You can view it below.

(Please note, if you need captions we can provide them. Please let us know via the contact details below).

Accessibility and Support

  • The event is wheelchair accessible
  • If you experience sensory challenges there will be a quiet space indoors and outdoors
  • If you are socially anxious we will have some prompt questions to help you start conversations
  • You can leave the event at any time that suits you, you don’t have to stay until the end
  • If you have any concerns our friendly volunteers will be easily recognisable and available to support you
  • You are more than welcome to bring a support person if you would like to – make sure that they also register for the event due to COVID requirements

More information

For more information contact Rachel at Campbelltown City Council on 8366 9353 or rmccaskill@campbelltown.sa.gov.au, or Denise from the Speed Friending Committee on 0428 939 909 or denise.speedfriending@gmail.com.

We can provide suggestions of what to wear if you need. If required, bring your own noise cancelling headphones, fidget toys etc.

If you are interested in the event but can’t attend this time, please contact Rachel or Denise to be advised of future events.

This event has been organised by people on the autism spectrum and with lived experience, for people on the autism spectrum or with social difficulties.

This event is supported by the Campbelltown City Council.


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