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Community Events

In line with new Government guidelines, we are pleased to be able to provide in person activities again for small groups as well as continue to host some virtual interactive events. Please watch this space for up to date information or otherwise sign up to our emails to receive notifications here.

Path Finders – Sat 15th March 9.30am to 12 noon – Meeting at Perry Court Farm ( Regular event held every 3rd Saturday of the month)

To confirm your place, please book here: https://dupathfinders.eventbrite.co.uk

Cooking on a Budget – Interactive Virtual Workshop for Separated Dads and Children

Would you like to:

  • Enjoy better food?
  • Have a healthier lifestyle?
  • Learn new, exciting and child friendly recipes?
  • Buy more for your shopping budget?

This course is for you!

Kent Adult Education are running this family workshop, just for our separated families. for more details and to book your places, please click here.

Photography with Inochi Pictures at Kings Wood – Saturday 22nd May 10am to 12 noon.

Whether you have a camera or tend to use your phone for photography, Stuart from Inochi Pictures will be on hand to show you how to make the best of the equipment you have to take some stunning photos so please bring your camera or phone with you. 

You will learn how to take landscape photos to portraits with interesting backdrops as well as the different lens to use and the use of lighing. You are bound to brush up on your photography skills and it will be a fun and enjoyable session where both you and your child/ children can all take part and leave with a skill to enjoy in the future. 

We suggest that children should be 6 years plus to take part in the workshop. For further information and to book, please click here.

Dads’ Cafe – Friday 28th May 2021 7-9pm Repton Connect Community Centre, TN23 3RX. ( Regular event held every last Friday of the month.)

Taking place at Repton Community Centre in Ashford, if you are a separated Dad and would like to join our relaxed and informal Dads’ Cafe, then it’s as simple as turning up. For peer support, meet friendly faces of those that are also going through a tough time. It’s an open forum for you to be able to talk freely about your own situation if you would like. If you are new to the group, it would be helpful to email us prior to the session, just giving us a brief outline of your situation. Please email support@dadsunltd.org.uk.

Free Adult Education Courses to Parents and Carers

Kent Adult Education are successfully running virtual learning courses to parents and carers. These courses are FREE and here is the schedule for May and June. For more information and to book, please click on the web address www.kentadulteducation.co.uk and click on courses and then family or call 03000 415888.

Boot Camp to Improved Health with Critical Fitness – Starting 25th May to 1st July- 12 sessions, 2 evenings per week.

Postponed from last November, we are back with new dates for our very own Dads Boot Camp. Covering a period of 6 weeks, you will be joining us twice a week in Wye in the good old outdoors and let’s have some fun with this. Whatever your ability, we will be pleased to see you and with good coaching over the duration, you are bound to feel better in yourself at the end of it. Largely subsidised, we only ask that you pay a token amount of £2.50 per session, i.e £30 for the entire duration. Should anyone want to attend and not isn’t able to afford to pay, please get in touch with Frances on 01233 680159 to discuss alternative options. For more details and to book, click here.

Should you be interested in helping out by volunteering at the event, please contact frances@dadsunltd.org.uk for further information.

Previous Events

Zoo Keeper Day – September 2020

What a fantastic day we had at DU’s Zoo Keeper Day for separated/ single parent families. We had a full turnout and despite the weather, everyone had a great time and got stuck in feeding the animals and learning more about them. Thank you Whiteleaf Farm/ Creepy Claws for another great event.

Camping with DU families – September 2020

Before the Covid restrictions tightened up, we managed to get in a weekend of camping for some of our DU families. A brilliant weekend and one that both parents and children loved. With so much positive feedback, the children were in their element and the adults had some much needed down time.

Virtual Dad’s Cafe with Escape Room

Friday 26th June 7pm – 8.30pm

Relaxed and informal for single/ separated dads, you can meet new people going through similar situations and you’ll have the opportunity to talk privately to a Dads Unlimited mentor, should you wish. Otherwise, you are welcome to just join us for a bit of down time and a fun Escape Room session called ‘The Pegasus Project’ Anyone attending needs to click on the Zoom link to join. If you could email frances@dadsunltd.org.uk if you intend to join the Escape room and she will make sure there is enough games in place for the session. Look forward to seeing you there! https://zoom.us/j/99927180162

The Supervillains Liar – Virtual Escape Room

Saturday 23rd May 9.45am – 11am

The following events were cancelled due to the National Lockdown.

Film Club – Onward

Saturday 21st March – 3pm – CANCELLED


Storm Whale- Kids book play adaption – Marlowe Studio

Saturday 11th April 2020 2pm – CANCELLED

Dads Do Hair Dos Too!

Monday 27th April 6-8pm – Dyson Brown Hair Salon – CANCELLED

Does your daughter ever complain about your lack of hair styling skills? Would you like to do more than a basic pony tail or make a tidier plait? Well, this is your chance to change all that!

For single parent dads, Dads Unlimited have organised an event, courtesy of the team at Dyson Brown hair salon. This relaxed and informal 2 hour interactive session will be a good experience of learning how to do a french plait, dutch plait and fish tail and even a polished pony tail. Dyson Brown are also providing a goodies bag with hair ties and clips to take home.

Please feel free to bring your daughter with you or should your daughter not be available, you will be able to test out your new skills on one of the head blocks at the salon. 

Clip n Climb- Dover Leisure Centre- Whitfield

Saturday 16th May 2020 11am – 12.30 – CANCELLED

One of our most popular activities that we host so we’re back for more. 

For single/ separated parent mums, dads and their children, this will be the 4th time that we have been to Clip n Climb and it’s such a fun session for adults and kids alike. 

Hosted by Dads Unlimited and funded by the National Lottery, we are meeting up at 11am on Saturday 16th May at the new Dover Leisure Centre for a fun packed climbing session.

We have booked out the facility and this takes up to 20 people, of which we can offer places for just £2.50 per person so if you’d like to join us, please book your tickets now. Minimum age is 4 years plus. The tickets will be available on a first come, first serve basis. If you are not climbing as an adult, please only book the child ticket but of course, we would love you to join in too. 

Should you want to fundraise or volunteer for Dads Unlimited, please email frances@dadsunltd.org.uk for ideas and for further information.

All paid for tickets are refundable up to 7 days before the event, less the Eventbrite admin fee to cancel.

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