Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for August 2016
Quick links to events in August
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Wednesday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in August, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £5.80; child £3.40; concession £5.20; family £15. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in August, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £9.70; child £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181

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

For Group visits:
01304 373417 or 01304 368255
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays - except Bank Holiday Monday. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Deal Pier. Open every day in August: 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 LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
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
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in August
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Wednesday 31  
Events details More information
All August
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break
Monday 25 July - Friday 2 September 2016.
Details:
KCC website.
 

  Art Display: Work by B J Gidman. Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. Bold, striking abstracts and imagery in acrylics. Entry free.

Astor Theatre
Landscape and Dreams - an exhibition of photographs by Javier Molina, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open Wednesdays–Sundays, 11am–4pm. From Saturday 6 to Sunday 28 August. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/ 01304 360411
 
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Monday 1 August
 Children's Summer Art School, The Astor Community Theatre, starts today 10am-12noon. A five-part workshop for 5- to 10-year-olds covering colour and technique and putting them into practice using collage, pastel, print and paint. Next sessions on Mondays 8 and 22; and Tuesday 30 August; plus exhibition of work for family and friends (date to be confirmed). Cost: £100; additional siblings 20% discount). Pre-booking essential. Contact Imogen on 07927 074954 or by . Astor Theatre

Betteshanger Basecamp Children's Holiday Club, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am - 4pm. First day of activity sessions - including archery, climbing, cycling, fossil hunting and den building - running Mondays to Fridays throughout August. Run by qualified instructors and suitable for ages 8-14yrs. Sessions cost £25 per day; bike hire, helmets and all activity equipment are included. website: www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/events/../betteshanger-basecamp.html.

01304 619227
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Pa.rk, 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

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk.  
 
Tuesday 2 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
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

 Bibbidibobpidiboo - A musical spectacular, The Astor Community Theatre, shows at 2pm and 7pm daily (Tuesday 2 to Thursday 4 August). A singalong to favourite songs with an all singing, all dancing cast. Tickets: adults £7; concessions £6; children under 12yrs £5; family of four £20.

Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 3 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

 Bibbidibobpidiboo - A musical spectacular, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm and 7pm. A singalong to favourite songs with an all singing, all dancing cast. Tickets: adults £7; concessions £6; children under 12yrs £5; family of four £20.

Astor Theatre

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, Ripple, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Bob Acton on "Parcel Wrapping". Competition: Foliage or flowering pot plant. website. NB: temporary change of venue. 01304 372237
 
Thursday 4 August
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525

 Bibbidibobpidiboo - A musical spectacular, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm and 7pm. A singalong to favourite songs with an all singing, all dancing cast. Tickets: adults £7; concessions £6; children under 12yrs £5; family of four £20.

Astor Theatre
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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 5 August
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
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:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
Live Performance by Caution Horses, Sutton Vale Country Park, Vale Road, Sutton, CT15 5DH, starts 8pm. Free admission. Beth
01304 374155
e-mail:
 
Saturday 6 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Farmer's Market, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. 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. 07828 647511
Facebook page
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Annual Open Day, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-3pm. Display of motorbikes, trade and club stands, refreshments, best bike competition. Proceeds in support of Kent Air Ambulance. website: www.ddmcc.co.uk.  

Wild West Weekend, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm. Wild West themed activities including archery, wigwam building, pony rides and a family barn dance. Free. Also on 7 August.

01304 619227
Deal and Dover United Nations Association Annual Commemoration of Hiroshima. St George’s Church churchyard, High Street, Deal, 10.30am. To remember the world’s first use of nuclear weapons on the city of Hiroshima. 07772 471905
Facebook page
Deal Hospital Fete, in the grounds of Deal Hospital, London Road, Deal, 1pm-4pm. Attractions include: children’s and family activities and entertainment, tombola and games and stalls for plants, bric-a-brac and bottles. Refreshments with a tea bar. Proceeds from the fete benefit Deal Hospital.  
 
Sunday 7 August
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Wild West Weekend, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm. Wild West themed activities including archery, wigwam building, pony rides and a family barn dance. Free.

01304 619227
Open Sea Fishing Competition, The Marina, Deal Seafront, book in 11am-12noon; competition 1pm-5pm. Weigh-in and raffle at the 1919 Deal Angling Club clubhouse where the Bar will be open. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Disabled anglers welcome. Entry £15 (includes a £5 donation to Prostate Cancer charity). Organised by Deal Marines Angling Club. Dave Alldis
07956 509656
John Chidwick
07917 330034
Live Music, The Performance Area, outside Dunkerley’s, The King’s Head and The Port Arms facing Deal Seafront, 12noon-6pm. In support of the Martha Trust charity.  
Kingsdown Village Show, Kingsdown and Ringwould CofE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm. Facebook page
Free Band Concert with Sevenoaks and Tonbridge Concert Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 8 August
HealthWalk, Betteshanger 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
Children's Summer Film Project, Golf Road Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 9.30am-4.30pm. For children ages 9 - 14yrs. Starts today and runs daily from August 8 - August 12. Fee: £130 per child (lunch/drinks included). Limited places. To book, call:
01304 239199
or
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page

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

Tea and Chat Social Group, Village Hall, Ripple, 2pm. All welcome.  
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk.  
 
Tuesday 9 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Meet Dover District Council Recycling Team, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Informal drop-in clinic. Discuss recycling ideas and concerns; and collect a free roll of compostable food waste bags (one per household).  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
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 7.30pm start. Guest speaker John Reuther: "Bugs Plague and Pestilence". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/

 
Wednesday 10 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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055

Invicta Writers Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road entrance, off Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. A monthly meeting for all interested in writing prose, poetry, plays, novels, short stories and other genres. Aim of the group is to encourage and support novice and established writers and to give helpful feedback and suggestions when requested. Fee: £2 (first meeting free).

Elizabeth Acevedo
01304 373777
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 11 August
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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 12 August
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 5 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Chapterhouse Theatre presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm). Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Tickets: adult £15; child, 5-15 years £11; concessions £13; family £43. Pre-booking required. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/midsummer-nights-dream-Walm-12-08-2016/. Ticket sales:
0370 3331183 (Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm, Sat 9am–5pm)
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 13 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
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
Pop up Cafe - Summer Dining, Pop up Cafe, 16 High Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Second of three evenings during the summer serving meze style food inspired by the Mediterranean and the East. Book or walk in on the night. website: www.popupcafe.co.uk. Booking
07929 203019
Talk: The Prefab Kid by Gregory Holyoake, Linden Hall Studio, St George's Road, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £12 (include refreshmenrts). 01304 360411
 
Sunday 14 August
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Bonkers Bikes Festival, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am-5pm. Free family event with bike-themed fun - including bike based feats, Bicycle Ballet's Strictly Cycling, iconic British cycling machines with a Penny Farthing, time-trials and wacky races. Free.

01304 619227
Junior Pier Festival #2, Deal Pier, 11am-3pm. Junior angling competition for boys and girls under 16 years of age - organised by Deal Angling Club (1919). Trophies and prizes including rods, reels, DVDs and tackle boxes. Entry fee: £1; enter on the day at Deal Pier from 9.30am. Pat Heath
01304 361248
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Picnic at the Castle, Sandown Castle Community Garden, Sandown Road, North Deal, 12noon-4pm. Social and fundraising event for friends and supporters of the Sandown community garden project. Music, teas and silent raffle. Bring own picnic and chairs, rugs, etc.  
Open Garden, Old Church House, 26a Church Street, Deal, 1pm-6pm. A small garden packed with a wide variety of interesting plants - open as part of the National Gardens Scheme. Entry: £3.50; children free. In aid of charity.  
Free Band Concert with the Tilbury Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 15 August
Walk and Talk, meet Deal Pier entrance, 9.30am. Launch of new amenity for people with mental health problems. An organised walk along the seafront towards Sandown to provide friendship, conversation and healthy exercise. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
HealthWalk, Betteshanger 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

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk.  
 
Tuesday 16 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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 17 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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 18 August
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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 19 August
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686

 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, Parish 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). See Friday 5 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
The Good Old Days Music Hall, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, ,doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start. Tickets: £6 (available from St Richard's Hall weekday mornings). website: www.gordonclarksonproductions.co.uk.  

Open Air Cinema’s screening of the Jungle Book, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 7.30pm - 10.30pm, doors open 7pm. Disney's new live-action epic adventure, directed by Jon Favreau and starring Neel Sethi as Mowgli. Ticket for two: £9.99. Details: www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/.../open-air-cinema.html.
Book tickets at https://goo.gl/p91F1I.

 
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 20 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

From A to B and Back Again, Golf Road Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 1pm-5pm. Join a 'Choir from Scratch' to sing a repertoire of ABBA songs with choir director Robert Pritchett. Tickets: £15 adults and £7.50 under 16s (include refreshments).

Pre-book tickets:
Golf Road Centre
01304 239199
Community Quiz, The Telegraph Pub, Hamilton Road, Deal. Quiz entry: £3 per person. Ten rounds with prizes; up to six people per team. For details and to book a team contact George Franklin on Your Deal facebook group.  
 
Sunday 21 August
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Approximately 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Entry £1. Quentin
07976 935403
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Arts and Crafts Open Air Market, Walmer Castle pub, 4 South Street, Deal, 10am-1pm. Display and sale of art by talented local artists. Facebook page

Mobile Farm Experience, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 11am-4pm. Free family event with the Mobile Farm Experience's calves, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and chicks. Get close to the animals with hands-on feeding and grooming. Learn about the animals and the wider importance of farming in the UK. Free.

01304 619227
Free Band Concert with the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 22 August
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
HealthWalk, Betteshanger 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
Cricket Week at the Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer. Matches every day from Monday 22 to Sunday 28 August. Matches start 1.30pm-2pm. Bar opens 1pm. Facebook page

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

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
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk.  
 
Tuesday 23 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
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 24 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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 25 August
White Cliffs Walking Festival 2016: Thursday 25 August - Wednesday 31 August. 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
 
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome. NB: The weekly meeting is back in its normal venue this week  
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 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 £6 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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/  
Bingo Session, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, starts 7.30pm. All welcome.  
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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 26 August
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 5 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
 
Saturday 27 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Police and Council Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Meet parish council and local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Plus free security marking service for local residents' property. Kent Police website. Facebook page
Craft Fair, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am - 4pm. Sale of handmade craft work in support of Kent and Canterbury Hospital Cancer Care Club. Admission: 25p. Heather Morgan
01304 363710
Open Day, Deal-Walmer-Kingsdown Amateur Rowing Club HQ, The Marina, Deal, from 10am. Public welcome. An opportunity to try something less ordinary.. locally!
website:
www.dealrowingclub.co.uk.
 

Wild Weekend, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10.30am-4.30pm. A celebration of native wildlife and woodcraft with activities, guided walks and trails, plus hands-on family workshops. Free. Also on 28 and 29 August.

01304 619227
Family Fun and Craft Fair, St Mary's Parish Centre (off Cannon Street, Deal - opposite Eight Bells), 12noon-4pm. Free entry. Facebook page
Arthritis Care (Deal Branch) Monthly Meeting*, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support group for people with arthritis and their families in the Deal and Walmer area. (*Meets on the 4th Saturday of each month.) 07891 162257
Boatyard Barbecue, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 3pm-7pm. Admission £10. 01304 372098
Facebook page
Pop up Cafe - Summer Dining, Pop up Cafe, 16 High Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Special evening serving meze style food inspired by the Mediterranean and the East. Pre-book or walk in on the night. website: www.popupcafe.co.uk. Booking
07929 203019
 
Sunday 28 August
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
A Walk Through Walmer’s Military Past: a circular guided walk organised by The Deal Society. Learn about the role of the military in Walmer, from 55 BC to 1996. Starts at 10.30am outside the Timeball Tower, Deal seafront; duration about two hours, ending at The Timeball which will be open (normal admission charges apply). website: www.dealheritage.org.uk/news/walmer-military-walk.  

Wild Weekend, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10.30am-4.30pm. A celebration of native wildlife and woodcraft with activities, guided walks and trails, plus hands-on family workshops. Free. Also on 29 August.

01304 619227
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209

Phoenix Quilters Deal Quilt Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal, 12.30pm-5pm. A variety of quilts - some handstitched, others made by machine; plus stalls selling fabric and sewing products. Show continues on Monday: 10am-4pm.

Facebook page
Free Band Concert with Medway Concert Brass at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 29 August
Summer Bank Holiday  
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Summer Show, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, public viewing 9am-3pm. website.  

Phoenix Quilters Deal Quilt Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. A variety of quilts - some handstitched, others made by machine; plus stalls selling fabric and sewing products.

Facebook page
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Please check with organiser. Facebook page
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walk; no need to book, just turn up. Please check with organiser. Bernie
07977 491084

Wild Weekend, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10.30am-4.30pm. A celebration of native wildlife and woodcraft with activities, guided walks and trails, plus hands-on family workshops. Free.

01304 619227
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA, 11am-4pm. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk  
Breast Cancer Now Charity Event, The Saracen's Head pub, Alfred Square, Deal, 1pm - until late. Live music, raffle, tombola, fun activities, refreshments. In support of Breast Cancer Now charity. Facebook page
 
Tuesday 30 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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 31 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
Open Garden, Old Church House, 26a Church Street, Deal, 1pm-6pm. A small garden packed with a wide variety of interesting plants - open as part of the National Gardens Scheme. Entry: £3.50; children free. In aid of charity.  
Recycled Teenagers Tea Party - monthly social event for the over-50s, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Entry: £2.50 (includes tea, coffee and a buffet). This month: return visit by Cheri Hadaway and her African Drums. Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
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