Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for August 2015
Quick links to events in August
Saturday 1 Sunday 2 - Saturday 8 Sunday 9 - Saturday 15
Sunday 16 - Saturday 22 Sunday 23 - Saturday 29 Sunday 30 - Monday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Every day
in August
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: members free; adult £5.40; child (5-15yrs) £3.20; concession £4.90; family (2 adults, 3 children) £14.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
0370 333 1181
Every day
in August
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: members free; adult £7.90; child (5-15yrs) £4.70; concession £7.10; family (2 adults, 3 children) £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Every day in August (except Mondays and Tuesdays)

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront
Open: Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 11am-4pm. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk.

For Group visits:
01304 373417 or 01304 368255
Every day in August (except Mondays - but open on Bank Holiday Monday) Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm.
Exhibition: Life at the Deal Barracks, runs until 31 October. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Every Day
in August
Deal Pier. Open: Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm. Fridays: 8am-12midnight. Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 10pm.
Restaurant: Sundays-Fridays 8am-8.15pm; Saturdays 8am-10pm.
Dover District Council website
 
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
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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All August
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break
Monday 27 July - Wednesday 2 September 2015.
Details:
KCC website.
 
 
Saturday 1 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 Deal Farmer's Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. 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. Facebook page. Astor Theatre

 Your House Or Mine, Astor Community Theatre, doors 8pm, starts 9pm.

Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 2 August

 Model Railway Exhibition, Astor Community Theatre, 10am-4pm. Tickets: Adults £4; children £1.50; family £10.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 3 August
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

 
Tuesday 4 August
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
 
Wednesday 5 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Deal Pier Art Festival, Deal Pier. Open-air display of sculpture and artworks at Deal pierhead. Wednesday 5 August - Sunday 9 August Jasin Kaplin
01304 375191

 Cinderella - a family pantomime for the summer! Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets in advance: adults £8; children £5; family (2 adults/2 children) £20
Tickets on the door: adults £10; children £7; family (2 adults/2 children) £22. For four nights until Saturday.

Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Members Questions: plants, seeds and shrubs. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
 
Thursday 6 August
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. Rob Moore
01304 374603

 Cinderella - a family pantomime for the summer! Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets: see Wednesday 5 August for details.

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
07749 480104
 
Friday 7 August
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
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

 Cinderella - a family pantomime for the summer! Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets: see Wednesday 5 August for details.

Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 8 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

 Cinderella - a family pantomime for the summer! Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets: see Wednesday 5 August for details.

Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 9 August
Guided Flower Walk, Hawkshill Freedown, Walmer, 10am-12noon. A Walmer Parish Council event. 01304 362363
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Free Band Concert: Hythe Town Concert Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday 10 August
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

 
Tuesday 11 August
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/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.15pm. Topic: Helen Dafter from Postal Heritage Archives “Postal people of the Past” . Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £1. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 12 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
 
Thursday 13 August
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. 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
07749 480104
 
Friday 14 August
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
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 15 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Artisan Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-4pm. Local handmade arts, crafts and edible delights; refreshments and homemade cakes. Free entry. Facebook page. Sarah Bullock
Picnic on the Green, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-5pm. Walmer Parish Council's annual community event with live music on the Bandstand, children's funfair, community stalls and displays. Free (apart from small charges for funfair rides). Walmer Parish Council
01304 362363
 
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Sunday 16 August

 Antiques and Collectors Market, The Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Entry £1.

Astor Theatre
Free Band Concert: City of Canterbury Brass Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday 17 August
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

 
Tuesday 18 August
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
 
Wednesday 19 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
 
Thursday 20 August
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. Rob Moore
01304 374603

 The Lane Jazz And Cocktail Evening, The Astor Community Theatre, free entry.

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
07749 480104
 
Friday 21 August
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, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 1pm, starts 1.30pm. Tickets: £3.50. Astor Theatre

 The Joe Strummer Foundation : Music For Everyone, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £8.

Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 22 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 
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Sunday 23 August
Kingsdown Garden Society's Annual Show, Kingsdown and Ringwould CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm. Entry £1; children free. Details to be confirmed. Barbara Peel
01304 361384
Free Band Concert: UK Paper Band Sittingbourne at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday 24 August
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

 
Tuesday 25 August
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
 
Wednesday 26 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
 
Thursday 27 August
White Cliffs Walking Festival 2015
Thursday 27 August - Wednesday 2 September
Organised by White Cliffs Ramblers. Over twenty walks led by experienced walk leaders in the countryside around the Deal area. website: www.whitecliffswalkingfestival.org.uk
 
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. Rob Moore
01304 374603

Pride and Prejudice, Walmer Castle Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Chapterhouse Theatre's outdoor performance of Jane Austen's classic story of love and family in Walmer Castle gardens. Tickets: adult £15; child (5-15 years) £11; concession £13; family £43. Ticket sales: 0870 333 1183 (Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm; Sat 9am–5pm) and on the door.

0370 333 1181
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 28 August
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
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 29 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Craft Fair in aid of Cancer Care, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Lovely local handmade craft work on sale. Admission: 25p (for Cancer Care funds). Heather Morgan
01304 363710
Community Fun Day, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer. Funfair and pony rides, stalls and displays plus local club demonstrations and a dog show. Free entry for the public. All profits raised by the organisers on the day will go to local charities and good causes. (NB: For details and pitch appplications, call George Franklin.) George Franklin
07733 325185
 
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Sunday 30 August
Free Band Concert: BAE SYSTEMS Brass Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday 31 August
Summer Bank Holiday  
Kent Miners’ Festival, Betteshanger Sustainable Park, Circular Road, Betteshanger CT14 0LT, 10am-5pm. Features mining heritage exhibition, colliery brass bands, skate board park, home grown produce and flowers display, fun dog show, Kent Community Coal Queen Parade, Dover Community Radio road show, fun fairs and entertainers, food courts and stalls, dancing and boxing, beer tent and mining reunion. Admission free. website: www.kentminersfestival.org.uk  
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Please check with organiser. Bernie
07977 491084
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Summer Show, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA, 11am-4pm. Exhibition: Life at the Deal Barracks. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk  
 
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