August 2014
Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for August 2014
Quick links to events in August
Friday 1 - Saturday 2 Sunday 3 - Saturday 9 Sunday 10 - Saturday 16
Sunday 17 - Saturday 23 Sunday 24 - Saturday 30 Sunday 31
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August Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
August Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
August  Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
August Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
August Deal Area Foodbank distribution sessions
01304 728428
Deal F'bank website
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Every day
in August
(including Bank Holidays)
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: English Heritage members Free; adult £5.20; child £3.10; concession £4.70; family ticket £13.50.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Every day
in August
(including Bank Holidays)
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £7.90; child £4.70; concession £7.10; family ticket £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Customer Services
0870 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. Admission: adults £3, concessions (seniors, under 16's and students) £2, small children free. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk. *NB: also open on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.

For Group visits:
01304 373417 or 01304 368255
Every day in August (except Mondays*) Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. Admission: adults £3; concessions and children £1.50. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk *NB: also open on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August. 01304 372098
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All August Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break
Thursday 24 July - Wednesday 3 September 2014 (Bank holiday - Monday 25 August)
Details: KCC website.
 
Friday
1 August
   
 
Saturday
2 August
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
2 August
Open Air Disco, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7pm-11.30pm. Tickets: £5 in advance; £6 on the gate. George Franklin
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Sunday
3 August
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday
4 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. 0800 8494000
Monday
4 August

Commemorative Events: Declaration of War by Britain in 1914, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal. 8.30am: Mass for World Peace. 11am: Coffee Concert: Music for the Great War. 10pm-11pm: Vigil Service - The Lights are going out all over Europe (Sir Edmund Grey, Foreign Secretary in 1914). website: www.dealstandrews.org.uk

01304 381131
 
Tuesday
5 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. 0800 8494000
 
Wednesday
6 August
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
6 August
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. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
6 August
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Talk by Janet Bryant on "Legend of Christmas Plants". website: greatmongehamhorticulturalsociety.org/gmh.  
 
Thursday
7 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.  
 
Friday
8 August
   
 
Saturday
9 August
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
9 August
Butterfly Charity Ball - in aid of Rethink Mental Illness,The Astor Community Theatre, Deal. Live music from three different acts, burlesque dancing, comedy act and a buffet. Tickets: £25. website: http://facebook.com/jo.jessop Astor Theatre
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Sunday
10 August
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday
11 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. 0800 8494000
 
Tuesday
12 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/ 0800 8494000
 

Wednesday
13 August

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
13 August
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. 0800 8494000
 
Thursday
14 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.  
 
Friday
15 August

 

 
 
Saturday
16 August
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
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Sunday
17 August
Big Community Fun Day, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-4pm. Stalls, children's rides, local clubs and groups displays, fire brigade, marching bands, pony rides, dog show, coastguard and more. Entry by donation or £1 for parking. All profits to local charity. A Deal Watch Facebook forum event. George Franklin
07733 325185
Sunday
17 August
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday
18 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. 0800 8494000
 
Tuesday
19 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. 0800 8494000
 

Wednesday
20 August

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
20 August
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. 0800 8494000
 
Thursday
21 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.  
Thursday 21 - Wednesday 27
August
White Cliffs and Deal Walking Festival 2014 - organised by White Cliffs Ramblers. Over twenty walks led by experienced walk leaders in the countryside around the Deal area. For details see: www.dealwalkingfestival.org.uk  
 
Friday
22 August
   
Friday
22 August

Charity Quiz, Royal British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal. Entry: £3. To help raise funds for Friends of Deal Hospital - the support group for Deal's local hospital that assists with the provision of equipment, facilities and amenities for patients and staff.

Malcolm Farrant
01304 729075
 
Saturday
23 August
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
23 August
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). 01304 362363
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Sunday
24 August
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday,
25 August
Summer Bank Holiday  
Monday
25 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. Please check with organisers. 0800 8494000
Monday
25 August
Kent Miners' Festival
website: www.kentminersfestival.org.uk
Details to be announced.
Gary
07800 545135
 
Tuesday
26 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/ 0800 8494000
 

Wednesday
27 August

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
27 August
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. 0800 8494000
 
Thursday
28 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.  
 
Friday
29 August
   
 
Saturday
30 August
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
30 August
Deal Artisan Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-4.30pm. Sale of work by Kentish artists and crafters. Free entry. Sarah Bullock
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Sunday
31 August
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
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  This page was updated on April 13, 2014