The Dangerous Dads Network has been run by Ian Blackwell, a local dad, since 2007.

Ian has experience as a course leader and activity organiser, and has run events at museums, in the countryside and along coastal areas around the UK.

He worked at Plymouth University as the Project Manager for the Natural Connections Project, one of the largest outdoor learning projects in the UK.

He is now a PhD student at The University of St Mark & St John researching the impact and benefits of outdoor fathering programmes

Ian is a Level 3 Qualified Forest School Leader and a Muir Trek Award leader, a member of the Forest School Association and the Institute for Outdoor Learning.

He is also a qualified First Aider and has a CRB/ DBS Certificate and is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs.

The Dangerous Dads Network is a Children’s University learning destination

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13th – 14th – 15th September 2019

The notes for the weekend and the DadFest website should answer any questions. Please use this form to book festival and food tickets. Each dad can bring a maximum of three children. 

Payment Details

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Natwest Bank
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Please make cheques payable to ‘Dangerous Dads’ and post to: 

DadFest2019, 2 Westonfields, Weston Lane, Totnes TQ9 5QT

If you would like to pay in instalments, please speak to the organisers.

Please do not send cash in the post

You will be sent an email receipt or text when we’ve received your booking form.

You do not get actual tickets but, once your booking is confirmed, you are guaranteed a place and just need to turn up on the day to enjoy the weekend.

Tickets are limited so please book early.

Any Questions?

Phone Ian:
07731 795160

or email: