Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for April 2016
Quick links to events in April
Friday 1 - Saturday 2 Sunday 3 - Saturday 9 Sunday 10 - Saturday 16
Sunday 17 - Saturday 23 Sunday 24 - Saturday 30  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Dates Local visitor attractions More information
Every day
in April
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-6pm.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
0370 333 1181
Every day
in April
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-6pm. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Every day
in April
except Mondays
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk 01304 372098

 

EXTERNAL EVENTS AND MEETINGS DIARIES
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
 
Quick links to events in April
Friday 1 - Saturday 2 Sunday 3 - Saturday 9 Sunday 10 - Saturday 16
Sunday 17 - Saturday 23 Sunday 24 - Saturday 30  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
All April
  Art Display: Work by Nicki Vowls, Astor Community Theatre. Local heroes and their true stories depicted in lino and woodcut art. Entry free. Astor Theatre

Art Exhibition: "And See Whole", Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Paintings by Germaine Dolan. Free entry. Open 11am-4pm Wednesdays to Sundays from Saturday 9 April to Sunday 1 May. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
Friday 1 April
April Fool's Day
KCC School Holiday Break
Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April inclusive.
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx
03000 41 41 41
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999

Art Exhibition: "Two Visions With Photography", Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Photographic art by Gerry and Leonard Whybrow. Free entry. Open 11am-4pm today and until Sunday 3 April. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome.
website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
 Maggie Bell and Dave Kelly, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre

Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Singaround session. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/

Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 2 April
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Police Surgery, outside Marks and Spencer store, High Street, Deal, 9am-10am. Meet local police representatives to report problems or seek advice. Kent Police website.  
 Deal Farmer's Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. A variety of local stalls offering quality food and drink, straight from the producers. Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat, cheese, bakery goods, ready meals and more. Refreshments available. Free entry. Astor Theatre

Deal Noir, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 9.30am-5pm. Crime Fiction convention with host Susan Moody. Programme includes best-selling authors speaking on crime fiction in all its forms, interactive debates and question and answer sessions. Tickets: £25; pre-booking required - see website.

 

Aunty Nora’s Vintage Market, St George's Hall, St George's Passage, off High Street, Deal, 10am–4pm. A vintage and handmade market with vintage clothing, handmade jewellery, retro treasures, crafts and much more. Free entry.

Police Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 12noon-1pm. Meet local police representatives to report problems or seek advice. Kent Police website.  
 The Barrett Brothers, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. An energetic and infectious take on Gypsy Jazz. Tickets: £12. Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Sunday 3 April
KCC School Holiday Break
Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April inclusive.
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx
03000 41 41 41
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Art Exhibition: "Two Visions With Photography", Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Photographic art by Gerry and Leonard Whybrow. Free entry. Final day: open 11am-4pm. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
Monday 4 April
HealthWalks - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start); duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

 
 
Tuesday 5 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalks - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 Deal Savoyards present "Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: auditorium £12; balcony £15. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 6 April
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk Parish Clerk
01304 362363
 Deal Savoyards present "Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: auditorium £12; balcony £15. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. website: http://greatmongeham
horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/
 
 
Thursday 7 April
HealthWalks - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
 Deal Savoyards present "Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: auditorium £12; balcony £15. Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. website: www.greatmongehampc.kentparishes.gov.uk/ Parish Clerk
01304 614320
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
 
Friday 8 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website: https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub Michael Burney
01304 831686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
 Deal Savoyards present "Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: auditorium £12; balcony £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Guest artist: John Connolly. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 9 April
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 Deal Savoyards present "Iolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: auditorium £12; balcony £15. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 10 April
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104

 Sunday Classics, Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Tickets £6; concessions £5. Favourite classical music performed live by local musicians and students from Canterbury Christ Church University.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 11 April
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For children up to and including four years. Every Monday during term time; £2 per session. 01304 373297
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

 
 
Tuesday 12 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalks - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216

Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7pm for 7.15pm start. Annual General Meeting, followed by guest speaker LucyAnn Curling on "Which John Curling? Dealing with hand-me-down Christian names". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/ Note: 7.15pm start.

 
Wednesday 13 April
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
 Lakin McCarthy presents Susan Calman - Work in Progress, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 14 April
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
 
Friday 15 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686

 Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre, 2pm-3.30pm, doors open 1pm. Meet new friends and learn new steps with resident instructors Andy, Lisa and Patrick. Tickets £3.50.

Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
 Hannah James, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Singer, musician and dancer Hannah James performs her new Jig Doll project. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Singaround session. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 16 April
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

Disco, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Music by DJ Nigel's Krazynights Disco. Over 16's only. Fancy dress (optional) with prize for the best. Tickets: in advance £4; on the door £6 .

Purchase tickets:
George Franklin
07733 325185
 
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Sunday 17 April
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Approximately 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and DC's Diner. Entry £1. To book a stall call Quentin on 07976 935403. Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 
Monday 18 April
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

 
 
Tuesday 19 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Police Surgery, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Mill Hill, Deal, 10.30am-11.30am. Discuss concerns and seek advice with local police representatives. Kent Police website.  
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 20 April
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 21 April

HM Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday
Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21 April 1926. Her "official" birthday is on the second Saturday of June each year and normally marked by the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.

HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
 The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Popular light music directed from the violin by Julius Bannister and following in the footsteps of such famous exponents as Alfredo Campoli and Max Jaffa. Tickets £5 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A small friendly club that meets on the third Thursday of each month - except August and December - for flower arranging demonstrations, practicals and talks. New members and visitors welcome.  
Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Individuals and teams welcome. Food and fun for £4 per person. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
 
Friday 22 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Singaround session. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 23 April
St George's Day
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 Private Widdle Comedy Cabaret, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Music, entertainment and variety, swinging from the alternative to the surreal. Tickets £17. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 24 April
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

 Aunty Nora’s Vintage Market, Astor Community Theatre, 10am–4pm. A vintage and handmade market with loads of stalls with vintage clothing, handmade jewellery, retro treasures, crafts and much more. Free entry.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 25 April
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

 
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077

 Last Picture Club presents “Boyhood”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), his parents (Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke) and his sister (Lorelei Linklater). Directed by Richard Linklater. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 26 April
HealthWalk - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 27 April
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 28 April
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Clubhouse, Court Road, Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. website: http://scdeal.org/home/  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
 
Friday 29 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999

Charity Golf Event, Kingsdown Golf Club. Includes: coffee and bacon rolls on arrival, 18 holes of golf, a two-course meal, competitions and charity auction. Winners prizes: £180 for a team of four (£140 members) or £45 per person (£35 members). In support of the Martha Trust. Facebook page.

Details/registration:
01304 610448
e-mail:
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
 Dona Oxford - Goddess Of Soul, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Doña and her five piece British band with a high energy fusion of soul, blues and deep roots. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Singaround session. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 30 April
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 The Kast Off Kinks, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tribute band featuring three actual long term members of the 'The Kinks'. Tickets £15 standing; balcony seating £20. Astor Theatre
 
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