Past Events

[important]If you’d like to see some information and photographs from the previous breakfasts hosted by Dads ‘R’ Us, then click on the pages below! [/important]

2017 Events

Here is a list of our previous events in 2017

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2016 Events

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2015 Events

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February Breakfast 2013 – Northowram cricket club

February’s breakfast was a Fancy dress party where the theme was Pirates and Princess. There was also prizes for the best costume for boys and girls .   All male carers welcome with your children to join in the event which as always is free.  The morning started with a quick bowl of cereal for …

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March 2012 — Creations Pellon

The group met for it’s monthly breakfast where the main attraction, aside from the hearty full breakfast and fruit and cereal, was a card making session hosted by our resident entertainment manager, Paul Marriot. The children were given material and were assisted by the dads and granddads in making lovely cards for the not-forgotten better halves – …

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Fan Wood Camping trip April 2012

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th April  Dads ‘R’ Us went on a camping trip! The trip took place at the Fan Wood Camp site, Ferrand Lane, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4DA [important]Thank you to all Dads and kids that took part making this such an enjoyable weekend![/important] Dads and kids got together to make this one of …

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March 2013 Breakfast – Creations children’s centre

March’s Breakfast was held on Saturday 2nd at creations children’s centre We did arts and crafts aimed around mothers day. We supplied everything that the children needed and all you needed to do was turn up and have FUN. As well as the arts and crafts planned we put on a full continental breakfast for all …

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March Breakfast 2014 – Creations Childrens Centre

Come along for a fun packed morning consisting of various arts and crafts. This breakfast we will be having a ‘Mothers Day’ theme where we will be making cards etc. Saturday 1st March 2014 9.30am.                  

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April Breakfast 2013 – Kevin pearce centre

At April’s breakfast we hired a fun bus from http://www.kidsfunbus.co.uk/index .  The group was split into 2 groups, both groups got the chance to have an hour each on the fun bus and had some lovely breakfast. View Larger Map

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April Breakfast 2014 – Kevin Pearce Childrens Centre

Come along for a fun packed morning consisting of an Easter Egg Hunt, Easter basket decorating, various other activities and a surprise bonus for those that attend.        

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May 2012 Breakfast – Church of Holy Nativity – Mixenden

Saturday 5th May 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast   The group met for it’s monthly breakfast where the main attraction, aside from the hearty full breakfast and fruit and cereal, was a chocolate crips bun making session hosted by our resident entertainment manager, Paul Marriot. The children were given lots of lovely chocolate and …

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June 2012 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Saturday 2nd June 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Diamond Jubilee Celebrations  In June 2012 Dads R Us ran their monthly meeting at  Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane, Halifax HX2 8DQ. This time the group decided it was time to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. The group were celebrating in style with a great big buffet-come tea party and lots …

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May Breakfast 2013 – Mixenden holy nativity church

At May’s Breakfast the children benefited from decorating cakes, making fruit kebabs and arts and craft . The children where then left to go outside and play football.                                                                             View Larger Map

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May Breakfast 2014 – Mixenden Holy Nativity Church

Come along and join us from 9.30am onwards for a tasty breakfast and lots of fun activities for the kids and yourself to enjoy.            

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Dads ‘R’ Us go Ice Skating

Bring the kids along for an evening of Ice Skating on the 24/05/14. All members are allowed to invite another male/carer along to entice them into joining the group and to meet all the dads and have lots of fun. Members are to organise there own transport to the event

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July 2012 Breakfast

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast This month Dads R Us are ran their monthly breakfast at  Northowram Cricket Club Sunnybank, Westercroft Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 7EN. The theme this month was the Olympics where the children took part in sporting activities with prizes for children of all abilities given out including some yummy chocolate …

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June Breakfast 2013 – Innovations children’s centre

Junes breakfast took place at Innovations Children’s centre where the children got a chance to get stuck into the Dad’s R Us Allotment.  Everyone enjoyed the sausage and bacon butties while hard at work. View Larger Map

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August 2012 Breakfast

Saturday 4th August 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast Dads R Us ran their monthly breakfast at  Illingworth Community Children’s Centre, Occupation Lane, Illingworth, Halifax, HX2 9RL. T     All activities are funded by the Dads R Us group. All we ask is you turn up and have great fun with your children. Over the past few months, Dads …

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Dads ‘R’ Us Joins Party In The Park – 22nd June

Why not come and have a look at the Dads R Us stall at Party In The Park, lots for both adults and kids to do.  

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June Breakfast 2014 – Innovations Childrens Centre

Come along and join us from 9.30am onwards for a tasty breakfast and lots of fun activities for the kids and yourself to enjoy.

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Annual General Meeting 2014

We need as many members as possible to attend so we can vote in the New/existing committee. It is to be held on the 23rd of June 2014 @ 6.30pm

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July Breakfast 2013 – Shibden Park

This month’s breakfast was held at Shibden Park where we all had a fun-filled morning consisting of sporting events and a continental picnic breakfast. There was also a free train ride and ice cream for the kids. Here is a selection of  Photos taken by the dads at Shibden Park                  If you’ve never been …

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August Breakfast 2013 – Illingworth children’s centre

[notice]This month the children and dads made fruit kebabs, the framed photos taken at a previous event with beautifully designed frames and they got a great bacon and sausage sandwich – photos will be uploaded soon[/notice]  

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July Breakfast 2014 – Innovations Childrens Centre

Come along and join us from 9.30am onwards on Saturday 5th July for a tasty breakfast and lots of fun activities for the kids and yourself to enjoy.

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September 2012 Breakfast

Saturday 1st September 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast This month Dads R Us ran their monthly breakfast at  Creations Children’s Centre, Ling Bob J, I & N School, Albert Road, Pellon, Halifax HX2 0QD. This is behind and to the right of the School site.   All activities are funded by the Dads R Us …

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August Breakfast 2014 – Creations Children’s Centre

Come along on the 2nd August @ 9.30am for a fun packed morning consisting of loom band making and various other activities. Not forgetting a tasty breakfast. ** Just a reminder that membership fees are now due for the next year. All members will need to re sign up to the group which you can …

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October 2012 Breakfast

Saturday 6th October 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast   This month Dads R Us are running their monthly breakfast at  Church of the Holy Nativity, Sunnybank Road, Mixenden Halifax, HX2 8RX. In the last year the group has been paintballing, go-karting, to Chester zoo, to the Moscow State Circus, the Big Kid Circus as well as harvesting …

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September Breakfast 2013 – Creations Pellon

This month Dads ‘R’ Us will be meeting at Creations Children’s centre, Pellon (just next to Ling Bob School). We’ll be enjoying a lovely cooked breakfast and lots of fun activities for the children to do. Straight after this the group are off to Richard Dunne’s for the annual swimming marathon! We get full use …

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Swimming event at Richard Dunn 2012

[important]Thank you to everyone that came along and made this event possible, All  the children had fun but I’m sure the Dads had more. Lets get “Dads ‘r’ us” moving forward and make it possible to do more amazing events like this one[/important] Please arrive at the sports centre for 4.45pm, for those who require …

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Curry Nite @ Ziggys spice house

The dads at “dads ‘r’ us” had the chance to let their hair down and enjoy a wonderful night at Ziggys spice house.       It was nice to finally meet some of the better halfs             https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ziggys-Spice-House/69996365245 anyone that didn’t come or hasn’t been to ziggys before I would …

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October Breakfast 2013 – Kevin Pearce Center

At Octobers’s breakfast we will be hiring a fun bus from http://www.kidsfunbus.co.uk/index   after a success in April’s breakfast.  The group will split into 2 groups, both groups will get the chance to have an hour each on the fun bus and some lovely breakfast. View Larger Map

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November Breakfast 2013 – Mixenden Holy Nativity Church

[important] In the last year the group has been paintballing, go-karting, to Chester zoo, to the Moscow State Circus, the Big Kid Circus as well as harvesting many varieties of fruit and vegetables from the private allotment space run Thursdays and Sundays.  We have a Christmas party,  dad’s night out and many more things to …

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October Breakfast 2014 – Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre

Come along on October 4th @ 9.30 am for a fun packed morning consisting of various activities for the dads/male carers and the kids to enjoy. Don’t forget the tasty breakfast that is also on offer. Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre Ovenden Road Ovenden Halifax HX3 5RQ.

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December Breakfast 2013 – Christmas Party Illingworth Methodist Church

This month Dads R Us are running the annual Christmas Party at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, Keighley Road, Illingworth Halifax, (see map below for details). [important]9:30am until 12:00pm     Entertainment throughout including a visit from santa himself[/important] each child will receive a present from Santa. This can be a present of your choice up to the …

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November Breakfast 2014 – Mixenden Holy Nativity Church

Come along on November 2nd @ 9.30 am for a fun packed morning consisting of various activities for the dads/male carers and the kids to enjoy. Don’t forget the tasty breakfast that is also on offer. The Church of the Holy Nativity Mixenden Halifax West Yorkshire HX2 8RX

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Dads ‘R’ Us Go Swimming 2014 – Richard Dunn Sports Centre

The Richard Dunn Sports Centre has been booked for our private use (pool, slides & inflatables) on Saturday 1st November 4:30pm-6pm. This event for Dads/Male carers is strictly limited to those who have paid there annual subscription for the year July 2014 – July 2015. Members are advised to make there own travel arrangements to …

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Kevin Pearce Breakfast – Fun Bus 2012

We have the pleasure of using one of these buses at the next breakfast morning ,which will be held at Kevin Pearce Centre, details of which can be found on the November breakfast link.       Kidzone party buses look amazing on their website and include a Ball Pool, Bouncy Castle and a Slide, all …

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Dads ‘R’ Us Christmas Party 2014 – Illingworth Moor Methodist Church

This month Dads R Us are running the annual Christmas Party at Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, Keighley Road, Illingworth Halifax on December 13th @ 9.30 am. Each child will receive a present from Santa. This can be a present of your choice up to the value of £10 for all current members, a surprise from …

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November Breakfast 2012

Saturday 3rd November 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Breakfast This month Dads R Us are running their monthly breakfast at The Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre Ovenden, Halifax, HX2 8RX. In the last year the group has been paintballing, go-karting, to Chester zoo, to the Moscow State Circus, the Big Kid Circus as well as harvesting …

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Dads Xmas Night Out

This years Xmas party will be held at Electric Bowl – Halifax on the 1st December. The Evening will kick off with a game of bowling, food and beer.                                       All dads ‘r’ us ask from this event is …

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Jack and The Beanstalk Pantomime @ Victoria Theatre

Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum a Giant of a Panto Full of Fun. On their farm in Merrydale our hero Jack, his mother Dame Trot, and his brother Simon haven’t a bean to their name! Their friendly cow, Daisy, has gone dry and worse still the village is being destroyed by the evil giant Blunderbore. His wicked henchman Fleshcreep …

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Christmas Party 2012

Saturday 8th December 2012 – Dads ‘R’ Us Christmas Party This month Dads R Us are running the annual Christmas Party at  Illingworth Moor Methodist Church, Keighley Road, Illingworth Halifax, (see map below for details).   This Christmas each child will receive a present from Santa. This can be a present of your choice up to the …

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Victoria Theatre

This Year the dad are us group enjoyed a trip to the Victoria theatre to watch the much loved childrens classic “beauty and the beast” We had a very good turn out from all the dads and children, Hope everyone had an awesome time  

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Festive cooking / arts and crafts

                                                         Why not come try your hand at some festive cooking or even arts and crafts. As always this event is free and all that is required is …

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