February 2017
Quick links to events in February
Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 Monday 6 - Sunday 12 Monday 13 - Sunday 19
Monday 20 - Sunday 26 Monday 27 - Tuesday 28  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Attraction details More information
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-4pm on every Saturday and Sunday in February. 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, 10am-4pm on February 4, 5, 11 and 12; 10am-4pm every day February 13-17; and 10am-4pm Wednesdays-Sundays (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) February 18-31. Admission: adult £9.70; child £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Deal Pier. Oprn 8am-6pm every day in February.
Fishing: daily: 8am-6pm. Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 6pm (all night). Group bookings available Sunday to Thursday 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Sunday-Friday 8am-5.15pm; Saturday 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
 
Quick links to events in February
Wednesday 1 - Sunday 5 Monday 6 - Sunday 12 Monday 13 - Sunday 19
Monday 20 - Sunday 26 Monday 27 - Tuesday 28  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
February - special events

Inter/Face, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Exhibition by artists who are members of ARRCC in Folkestone - a charity providing support, advice and training opportunities for physically and sensory impaired adults. Their work is on display from Saturday 11 to Sunday 26 February. Open Tuesdays–Saturdays, 10am–4pm; Sundays 11am-2pm. Admission: free. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk.

01304 360411
 Art Display: Paintings by Amanda Fisk and Prints by Barbara Hanson, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. From Tuesday 7 February to Saturday 29 April. Free entry.  
 
Wednesday 1 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326
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. Visitors and new members welcome. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
 
Thursday 2 February
HealthWalks 2017 - 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 Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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
Kander Care Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties and disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle).  
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 3 February
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
Landmark Ukulele Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Weekly session for ukulele players; new members and all abilities welcome. Fee: £1. Rose Dowd
01304 372673
Deal Artists and Sketchers Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Launch of new fortnightly group for people who paint and draw. Meetings combine practical untutored work sessions with opportunity for mutual discussion of current projects. John Spooner
01304 360228
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
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Every Friday evening.
Over-50s Dance Exercise, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5.
Latin Solo Dancing, 6pm-7pm. Fee: £5.
Beginners Ballroom and Latin American, 8pm-9pm. Fee: £5.
Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Facebook page
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
  Chekov's Shorts, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. European Arts Company present an entertaining collection of classic one-act farces by Anton Chekhov, Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 4 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Farmers' 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. Paul Sanford
Market Manager
07984 623424
Deal Walmer and Kingsdown Regatta Court Selection 2017, Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, from 12noon. Meeting to select the Senior (age 13-24years, single and without children) and Junior (8-12years) courts and the Rosebud (5-7years) for 2017/18. All contestants must reside in the CT14 postal area; ages are as on 4 February 2017. facebook page
Bingo Session, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, starts 7.30pm. Entry £1. In support of Kingsdown Roacks festival.  
  Los Pacaminos featuring 1980's idol Paul Young , The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £18 and £23. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 5 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Table Top Sale, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 10am. Raising funds for five-year-old Theo Knott, facing spinal surgery in London. See KentOnline news story. Naomi Morton
07530 789003
  Wedding Fair, The Astor Community Theatre, 10am-3pm. Entry: free. Astor Theatre

The Great Nurdle Hunt, meet Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 12noon-1pm. People concerned about the environment are invited to join in a "scavenger hunt" for Nurdles (the small plastic pellets used to make plastics products) many of which end up washing up along the shore.

facebook page
 
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Monday 6 February
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
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
HealthWalks 2017 - Betteshanger 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
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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 Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 7 February
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
Facebook page.
HealthWalks 2017 - Sandown Castle, North 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
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Kingsdown Conservation Group Meeting, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Illustrated talk by John Buckingham: Bird Travels - The Mysteryof Migration. Entry: £3 members, £4 non-members. Rosie Bolton
01304 365963
The Landmark Jazz Club, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 8pm. Guest artistes: Katie Bradley with the Doug Kurk Sextet. Entrance: £10. The club is open to all (no membership) and helps raise funds for the Landmark Centre. Tickets: John
01304 360228 or 07767 127928
 
Wednesday 8 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

U3A Coffee Morning and Talk, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 10.30am–12.30pm. Guest speaker: ‘Tax, Care and Toy Boys’ by John Ambrose. website: http://u3asites.org.uk/white-cliffs/events.  
Chronic Illness Support Group Monthly Meeting, The Sir Norman Wisdom pub, Queen Street, Deal, 12noon-2pm. Friendly social "coffee and support" meet-up for those experiencing chronic health conditions. Belinda
07912 852640

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
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 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, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 9 February
By-election for one seat on Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council. Polling stations are: Kings Head pub, Upper Street, Kingsdown and Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould; both open 7am-10pm. . Notice of Poll
HealthWalks 2017 - 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 Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm. Parish Clerk
01304 364406
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
Deal and District Lioness Club Monthly Meeting, British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Dot Hardy
01304 367887
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
St Martin’s WI Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Admission: members free; visitors £2. New members welcome. Pam
01304 373604
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Members meet up on the second Thursday of each month for social and fun activities and to listen to interesting speakers. New members are welcome; an excellent way to make new friends. Secretary
Anne Grant
01304 361704
  Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 10 February
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
Landmark Ukulele Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Weekly session for ukulele players; new members and all abilities welcome. Fee: £1. Rose Dowd
01304 372673

SpeakUp Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Relaunch of weekly social and support group for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or depression. Planned activity groups in coming months will include an eight-week course of Relaxation and Mindfulness therapy. Just drop in to find out more and enjoy a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a friendly chat. website: www.speakupcic.co.uk/index.html

 
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. 01304 374010
Pamper Afternoon, Hornbeam Primary School, Mongeham Road, Deal, 2pm-4.45pm. Range of stalls selling homemade craft, fudge, confectionary, textiles, jewellery, mosaic/glass items and more. Treatments also available including Indian head massage. Raffle, Free entry.  
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Thee session, every Friday evening. See Friday 3 February for details. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 3 February 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
  Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 11 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Quiz Night for Admiral Nurses (Dementia UK), St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams of up to eight. Bring own food and drinks. Tea, coffee and cake available at half time for a donation. Also a raffle, plus elimination game at the end. Entry: £4 per person. In aid of providing Admiral Nurses who, as specialist dementia trained nurses, work in the community to support those with dementia and their carers. Mary
01304-369960
  Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £17 and £22. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 12 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Birds of Prey, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-2.30pm. The Sky Birds Of Prey display team with their magnificent Barn Owls, Eagle Owls, Harris Hawks and Falcons. Learn about falconry and the behaviour and flight of these extraordinary birds. Free event (car parking charges apply). Plus optional Owl Pellet Dissection sessions (11am-2pm; charge of £3). Examine real owl pellets and identify the grisly remains of their diet. Lynnette Crisp
01304 619227
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
 Events details More information
Monday 13 February

KCC School Holiday Break
Monday 13- Friday 17 February

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

Betteshanger Basecamp School Holiday Club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm (daily, 13 to 17 February). Fee: £25 per day. A "half-term holiday" solution for working parents with eight- to 14-year-od youngsters. A fun-filled day with awesome activities, team games and an opportunity to make new friends - all in a safe outdoor environment. Pre-booking essential. For full details, see website. Lynnette Crisp
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
HealthWalks 2017 - Betteshanger 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

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
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Kingsdown and Ringwould Women's Institute Meeting, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm. Guest speaker: Gehad Homsey on "Mercy Ships UK Charity". Secretary
01304 371401
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. 01304 374512

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Ringwould-with-Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. Public welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 729081
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 14 February
St Valentine's Day
Betteshanger Basecamp School Holiday Club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm (daily, 13 to 17 February). For eight- to 14-year-od youngsters. Pre-booking essential. See Monday 13 February for details. 01304 619227
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
Facebook page.
HealthWalks 2017 - Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North 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
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Please ckeck with organiser. Facebook group.

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Bingo Club, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm.  
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street. Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Guest speaker: LucyAnn Curling on “My Dear Grandson, My Dear Grandmother – Mrs Catharine Curling and her 14-year-old grandson Thomas Curling write to each other in the Autumn of 1819”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 15 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
Betteshanger Basecamp School Holiday Club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm (daily, 13 to 17 February). For eight- to 14-year-od youngsters. Pre-booking essential. See Monday 13 February for details. 01304 619227
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Mongeham and Ripple WI Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Sue Case
01304 374025
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, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 16 February
Betteshanger Basecamp School Holiday Club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm (daily, 13 to 17 February). For eight- to 14-year-od youngsters. Pre-booking essential. See Monday 13 February for details. 01304 619227
HealthWalks 2017 - 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 Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
  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
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
Kander Care Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties and disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle).  
Charity Quiz Night, The Farrier Pub, 90 Manor Road, Upper Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Featuring 100 question on tv and film. Entry: £3.40 per person: pre-booking essential, pay on the door. Raising funds for five-year-old Theo Knott, facing spinal surgery in London. book places:
07494 325543
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
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Speaker: Jim Davies on "Kent Coalfield Heritage". Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
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
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.  
 
Friday 17 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Betteshanger Basecamp School Holiday Club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm (final day). For eight- to 14-year-od youngsters. Pre-booking essential. See Monday 13 February for details. 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. Special event: Fuel Poverty Awareness Day. Free advice on how to save money by switching energy suppliers. Facebook page
Landmark Ukulele Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Weekly session for ukulele players; new members and all abilities welcome. Fee: £1. Rose Dowd
01304 372673

SpeakUp Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Weekly social and support group for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or depression. A number of activities in coming months will include an eight-week course of Relaxation and Mindfulness therapy. Just drop in to find out more and enjoy a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a friendly chat. website: www.speakupcic.co.uk/index.html

 
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, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm Tickets £4. Astor Theatre
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Thee session, every Friday evening. See Friday 3 February for details. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 3 February 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

  Wild Willy Barrett's French Connection, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. French singer Aurora Colson, supported by Willy, John and Mary on guitar, cello, fiddle, banjo and uilleann pipes. Tickets £15.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 18 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Inner Wheel Coffee Morning, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, (time to be advised). Refreshments and sales stalls. All welcome. In support of the British Heart Foundation.  
Charity Quiz Night, The Alma pub, West Street, Deal, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start. Tables of six or eight. £4 per person on entry (includes chance to win a bottle of wine). Full bar; bring your own nibbles. Prizes for winners and losers; raffle and "Heads and Tails" session. Organised by Deal and Walmer Lions Club in support of local charities and good causes. Book a table:
Ken 01304 363589
Vic 07902 047241
  The Ragdolls, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons presented by Europe's number-one tribute group, "The Ragdolls" Tickets £16 and £21. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 19 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
 Antiques and Collectors Market, The Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Approximately 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Entry £1. Stall bookings: 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.  
Table Top Sale, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 11am. Raising funds for Aim High 4 Aiyla charity. 07739 659730
Volunteer Open Day, Betteshanger Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 12noon-3.30pm. An opportunity to learn about new developments at Betteshanger and how volunteers can help with a range of activities including events, visitor services and practical site maintenance. For details, see website. Lynnette Crisp
01304 619227
 
 Events details More information
Monday 20 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 6 February for details. 01304 373297
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
HealthWalks 2017 - Betteshanger 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. See Monday 6 February for details. 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
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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 Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 21 February
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
Facebook page.
HealthWalks 2017 - Sandown Castle, North 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
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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 Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Meeting of the full council. Open to the public. 01304 361999
 
Wednesday 22 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
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, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 23 February
Country Walk, from Walmer Station, starts 10.10am, finish approx 3.45pm. A leisurely10-mile walk, with a lunch stop at Kingsdown, organised by White Cliffs Ramblers. The group welcomes new members. website John Pitcher
01304 214153
HealthWalks 2017 - 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 Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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 Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper 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 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
  Unplugged at The Astor, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A monthly acoustic music session with Kent’s finest singer songwriters. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 24 February
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
Landmark Ukulele Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Weekly session for ukulele players; new members and all abilities welcome. Fee: £1. Rose Dowd
01304 372673

SpeakUp Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Weekly social and support group for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or depression. Just drop in to find out more and enjoy a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a friendly chat. website: www.speakupcic.co.uk/index.html

 
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub Michael Burney
01304 852686
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Thee session, every Friday evening. See Friday 3 February for details. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 3 February 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
Mayor of Deal's Charity Quiz Night, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Teams of six per table. Bring own drinks and refreshments. Tickets £5 per person (from Town Hall reception). All proceeds benefit Mayor's Local Charities Fund. Mrs Una Finch
01304 361999
Bingo Session, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm eyes down. Licensed bar. Held each month on the fourth Friday. All welcome. 01304 380405
  Roy Orbison and The Travelling Wilburys Tribute, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A show celebrating the music of 80’s supergroup The Tavelling Wilburys who featured five icons Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan. Tickets £22 and £25. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 25 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Nearly New Children's and Baby' Goods Sale, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 10am-12noon. Clothes, toys, books and equipment, large and small, for ages 0-12yrs. Refreshments available. Admission 50p. To book a stall (cost £10), call Lisa on 07835 057227 or Facebook page
Deal Open Darts Competition, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, doors open 10am, registration 11am, starts 12 noon. Entry fee: £10 all singles. Open singles competition with cash prizes including £600 first prize and £300 runner up, 01304 374335
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Refreshments and transport available. Raffle. Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
Deal and District Lioness Club Monthly Quiz Night, The British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, starts at 7.30pm sharp. Entrance: £6 (includes buffet). All welcome - but please pre-book a place which helps with planning the catering. All proceeds, after covering expenses, will benefit a local good cause or charity. Booking:
Cynthia Aitkinson
01304 389270
Barn Dance, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Tickets £6.50 from Del's Newsagents, Upper Street, Kingsdown. Raising funds for Kingsdown Rocks festival  
  Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £18. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 26 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
 
 Events details More information
Monday 27 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 6 February for details. 01304 373297
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
HealthWalks 2017 - Betteshanger 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. See Monday 6 February for details. 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
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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 Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Mark Brent, head gardener at Walmer Castle. T. Ridley Ellis
01304 381084
  The Last Picture Club presents "Complete Unknown", The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A married man (Michael Shannon) is convinced that an unexpected guest (Rachel Weisz) at his birthday party is a former lover, but she denies knowing him. Starring Rachel Weisz, Michael Shannon, Michael Chernus, Azita Ghanizada, Omar Metwally, Chris Lowell, Condola Rashad and Danny Glover. Director: Joshua Marston. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 28 February
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
Facebook page.
HealthWalks 2017 - Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North 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
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Bingo Club, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm.  
 
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