Oct
26
10:00 am10:00

Halloween Family Party and AGM

Our Halloween Family Party will be at Granton Parish Church this year and will be open to all the family. We would love to see you all there. We will have games, songs and more, and would love to see everyone dressed up!

Sign up here: BOO

There will be a small section of the Halloween Party that will form our AGM, at which there will be an update from our Chair, information on our impact over the last year, our financial position and the election of our trustees.

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Antenatal Workshop for Dads
Oct
30
7:00 pm19:00

Antenatal Workshop for Dads

Open to all Dads to be, our popular Antenatal workshops continue throughout the year.

They are small, informal groups of Dads to be, coming together to learn some practical skills and find out more about how to look after and care for your baby.

**Spaces are limited, so book today!**

From similar classes we ran in 2018, 100% of the attendees who completed the feedback stated they felt better prepared for fatherhood after taking the course. 100% also said they had found the information useful with many saying they felt more confident and with a better understanding of what to expect on becoming a Dad.

Whilst our workshops are free, to cover our costs, we ask that attendees consider a suggested donation of £10 per workshop. You can pay on the day, or online here: Just Giving

Sign up for the workshop here: Dads

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Dundee Science Centre!
Nov
2
10:00 am10:00

Dundee Science Centre!

A day out in Dundee! Come with us to visit the awesome Dundee Science Centre! we'll have a look around, check out the exhibits, and take part in a wee workshop. (The Science centre also want your help to make the centre more inclusive of Dads)

We will also have time on the day to pop across the road to visit the V&A.

Sign up here: Dundee!

We have a coach picking us up from our Granton playgroup location, and returning us there.

This trip is suitable for children aged 1yr+ and we would love to welcome some older children, so the trip is open to children aged up to and including 10 yrs old.

**Priority will be given for regular playgroup Dads and children/members of Dads Rock**

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Antenatal Workshop for Dads - GLASGOW!
Nov
4
7:00 pm19:00

Antenatal Workshop for Dads - GLASGOW!

Open to all Dads to be, our popular Antenatal workshops are coming to GLASGOW!

They are small, informal groups of Dads to be, coming together to learn some practical skills and find out more about how to look after and care for your baby.

**Spaces are limited, so book today!**

From similar classes we ran in 2018, 100% of the attendees who completed the feedback stated they felt better prepared for fatherhood after taking the course. 100% also said they had found the information useful with many saying they felt more confident and with a better understanding of what to expect on becoming a Dad.

We are working working with the Glasgow School of Massage to deliver this workshop. Visit their website here: Glasgow

Whilst our workshops are free, to cover our costs, we ask that attendees consider a suggested donation of £10 per workshop. You can pay on the day, or online here: Just Giving

Sign up for the workshop here: Dadstobe

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Bag Pack!
Nov
9
10:00 am10:00

Bag Pack!

Come help us raise some vital funds! and chat with customers and staff about the work we do.

We need your help on our charity bag pack, you can come for 2 hours, or more! Feel free to bring young people, as long as they are aged 9+.

Sign up here: Bags

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Dads Hairstyle Workshop - Fife!
Nov
16
11:00 am11:00

Dads Hairstyle Workshop - Fife!

We have another Dads hairstyle workshop coming up. Open to all Dads.

Working alongside Fife Gingerbread and the good people of Migele Experience we will help Dads gain practical skills in how to plait and put up hair, including pony tails.

The workshop is for Boys and Girls, we'll have some glitter to add to hair as well, if you'd like!

**This workshop is open to all Dads**

Please bring your child and hair brush, hair ties, hair bands etc. Sign up here: Dads

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First Aid
Nov
21
7:00 pm19:00

First Aid

Come along to a First Aid workshop specifically for Dads and Men. Facilitated by the good people of 'First Stop Safety Training'.

The two hour session will cover the fundamentals of First Aid, with a particular focus on First Aid for children and Babies.

Sign up here: First Aid

Our previous First Aid sessions have proved popular, so please sign up as soon as possible.

You can read more about 'First Stop Safety Training' on their website: http://firststopsafetytraining.co.uk/

Whilst our workshops are free, we ask that attendees consider making a suggested donation of £10 to help cover costs. You can pay on the night, or here: Just Giving

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Antenatal Workshop for Dads
Nov
27
7:00 pm19:00

Antenatal Workshop for Dads

Open to all Dads to be, our popular Antenatal workshops continue throughout the year.

They are small, informal groups of Dads to be, coming together to learn some practical skills and find out more about how to look after and care for your baby.

**Spaces are limited, so book today!**

From similar classes we ran in 2018, 100% of the attendees who completed the feedback stated they felt better prepared for fatherhood after taking the course. 100% also said they had found the information useful with many saying they felt more confident and with a better understanding of what to expect on becoming a Dad.

Whilst our workshops are free, to cover our costs, we ask that attendees consider a suggested donation of £10 per workshop. You can pay on the day, or online here: Just Giving

Sign up for the workshop here: Dads

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Mums Sleep Workshop
Oct
12
10:00 am10:00

Mums Sleep Workshop

Sleeping is great! Sometimes children need help to get a good night's sleep.

  • Find out the importance of sleep in an interactive setting

  • Share your sleep issues

  • Learn how to create a successful bedtime routine and improve your child’s sleep patterns

Come along to our workshop for Mums to hear from a Sleep Counsellor about hints and tips on how to help your wee one. There will be time for questions and answers as well.

Book your space here: Sleep!

This 2 hour workshop is aimed at those with children aged 6 months +.

We are running a separate workshop for Dads, it's also listed on Eventbrite.

Whilst our workshops are free, we ask that attendees consider making a suggested donation of £10 to help cover costs. You can pay on the day, or here: Donate

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Fire Station Trip  - Tollcross!
Sep
29
11:00 am11:00

Fire Station Trip - Tollcross!

More information to follow.Come see behind the scenes at Tollcross Fire Station! We'll get a look around the station, met the crew and see around a Fire Engine. If we're lucky there may even be some fun with the hose!

This trip is suitable for children aged 1 yr +. It's open to Dads and their children.

Sign up here: Tollcross

**Priority booking will be given to regular playgroup attendees, and members of Dads Rock**

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Fire Station Trip
Sep
28
10:30 am10:30

Fire Station Trip

Come with us to visit Crewe Toll Fire Station!

Come see behind the scenes at Crewe Toll Fire Station! We'll get a look around the station, met the crew and see around a Fire Engine. If we're lucky there may even be some fun with the hose!

This trip is suitable for children aged 1 yr +. It's open to Dads and their children.

**Priority booking will be given to regular playgroup attendees, and members of Dads Rock**

You can book your free space here: Fire

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Sep
26
7:15 pm19:15

First Aid Workshop for Dads and Men

We’re hosting a First Aid session specifically for Dads and men. It will be delivered by the good people of ‘First Stop Safety Training’.

It will focus on babies and children, and cover some fundamental First Aid elements.

Spaces are limited and previous first aid sessions have been very popular. You can book your space here: First Aid

Our workshops are free, however there is a suggested donation of £10 per person to help cover costs. You can pay on the night, or here by clicking on this link: Just Giving

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Antenatal Workshop for Dads
Sep
25
7:00 pm19:00

Antenatal Workshop for Dads

Open to all Dads to be, our popular Antenatal workshops continue throughout the year.

They are small, informal groups of Dads to be, coming together to learn some practical skills and find out more about how to look after and care for your baby.

**Spaces are limited, so book today!**

From similar classes we ran in 2018, 100% of the attendees who completed the feedback stated they felt better prepared for fatherhood after taking the course. 100% also said they had found the information useful with many saying they felt more confident and with a better understanding of what to expect on becoming a Dad.

Whilst our workshops are free, to cover our costs, we ask that attendees consider a suggested donation of £10 per workshop. You can pay on the day, or online here: Just Giving

Sign up for the workshop here: Dads

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Dads Sleep Workshop
Sep
21
10:00 am10:00

Dads Sleep Workshop

Description

Sleeping is great! Sometimes children need help to get a good night's sleep.

  • Find out the importance of sleep in an interactive setting

  • Share your sleep issues

  • Learn how to create a successful bedtime routine and improve your child’s sleep patterns

Come along to our workshop for Dads to hear from a Sleep Counsellor about hints and tips on how to help your wee one. There will be time for questions and answers as well.

Book your space here: Sleep

This 2 hour workshop is aimed at those with children aged 6 months +.

We are running a separate workshop for Mums, it's also listed on Eventbrite.

Whilst our workshops are free, we ask that attendees consider making a suggested donation of £10 to help cover costs. You can pay on the day, or here: Donate

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First Aid
Sep
9
7:00 pm19:00

First Aid

Come along to a First Aid workshop specifically for Dads and Men. Facilitated by the good people of 'First Stop Safety Training'. 

The two hour session will cover the fundamentals of First Aid, with a particular focus on First Aid for children and Babies. 

Sign up here: First Aid - Loanhead

Our previous First Aid sessions have proved popular, so please sign up as soon as possible. 

You can read more about 'First Stop Safety Training' on their website: http://firststopsafetytraining.co.uk/ 

Whilst our workshops are free, we ask that attendees consider making a suggested donation of £10 to help cover costs. You can pay on the night, or here: Just Giving

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First Aid Workshop For Dads and Men
Aug
31
10:00 am10:00

First Aid Workshop For Dads and Men

We have another First Aid workshop coming up for Dads and Men,

Facilitated by the good people of 'First Stop Safety Training', and delivered in partnership with 'Kidz n Kin'.

The two hour session will cover the fundamentals of First Aid, with a particular focus on First Aid for children and Babies.

Our previous First Aid sessions have proved popular, so please sign up as soon as possible.

You can read more about the work Kidz n Kin do here: Kidz

You can read more about 'First Stop Safety Training' here: First

Whilst our workshops are free, we ask that attendees consider making a suggested donation of £10 to help cover costs. You can pay on the day, or here: Donate

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Aug
25
11:00 am11:00

Dads Rock at the Book Festival!

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join us for some BEAR fun!

We’re going to catch a big one! Storytime classic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is celebrating its 30th anniversary and you can join the party by dropping into Story Box for some crafty fun.

This is open to all the family, it’s drop in an free, come play!

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Festival Trip
Aug
10
10:00 am10:00

Festival Trip

Dads Rock are hitting the Edinburgh Fringe!

We’ll be taking families to see a free show.

Come join us to see: Valentina’s Galaxy - an intergalactic inspiration for starry-eyed 2-6 year olds and their adults.

Inspired by women in space, this immersive performance captivates children and adults alike with a combustible concoction of experiments, rocket launches and stargazing.

You can book your space here: Galaxy

Priority booking will be given to Dads Rock members and regular playgroup attendees.

To find out more about being a member of Dads Rock, click here: Members

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Antenatal Workshop for Dads
Jul
31
7:00 pm19:00

Antenatal Workshop for Dads

Our popular Antenatal workshops continue. They are small, informal groups of Dads to be, coming together to learn some practical skills and find out more about how to look after and care for your baby.

You can sign up here: Dadstobe

**Spaces are limited, so book today!**

From similar classes we ran in 2018, 100% of the attendees who completed the feedback stated they felt better prepared for fatherhood after taking the course. 100% also said they had found the information useful with many saying they felt more confident and with a better understanding of what to expect on becoming a Dad.

Whilst our workshops are free, to cover our costs, we ask that attendees consider a suggested donation of £10 per workshop. You can pay on the day, or online at our website www.dadsrock.org.uk

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