February 2015
Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for February 2015
Quick links to events in February
Sunday 1 - Saturday 7 Sunday 8 - Saturday 14 Sunday 15 - Saturday 21 Sunday 22 - Saturday 28
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February 2015 Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
February 2015 Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
February 2015  Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
February 2015 Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
February 2015 Deal Area Foodbank food distribution
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Every Saturday and Sunday in February Deal Castle open to the public, Saturdays and Sundays: 10am-4pm. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Admission: adult £5.20; child £3.10; concession £4.70; family £13.50. Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Closed in February Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Closed: 3 November 2014 - 29 March 2015 Customer Services
0870 333 1181
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Sunday
1 February
   
 
Monday
2 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Monday
2 February

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

 
 
Tuesday
3 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Tuesday
3 February
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
Tuesday
3 February
Deal Society Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Free entry. website: www.thedealsociety.org.uk/home/events.  
 
Wednesday
4 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
4 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Wednesday
4 February
Friendship Group Over 50's, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Wednesday
4 February
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm.  
Wednesday
4 February
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
Wednesday
4 February
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
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Thursday
5 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
5 February
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
5 February
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
Thursday
5 February
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
Friday
6 February
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
6 February
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealstrokeclub.btck.co.uk 07584 044122
Friday
6 February
 Raw Deal, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. A night of the finest local metal/thrash/rock bands.. Entry £5. Astor Theatre
Friday
6 February
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
     
Saturday
7 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
7 February
Deal Farmer's Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. A variety of local stalls offering quality food and drink, straight from the producers. Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat, cheese, bakery goods, ready meals and more. Refreshments available. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Saturday
7 February
Walmer Police and Councillor Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. A drop-in session for local residents to meet local council and police representatives and share ideas and concerns. No appointment necessary. 01304 362363
Saturday
7 February
 Chris Difford, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. Entertainment with an acclaimed songwriter and raconteur. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
8 February
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
   Sunday Classics, Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, show 3pm. Favourite classical music performed live by local musicians and students from Canterbury Christ Church University. Tickets: £6; concessions £5. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
9 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Monday
9 February

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

 
 
Tuesday
10 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Tuesday
10 February
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
 
Wednesday
11 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
11 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Wednesday
11 February
Friendship Group Over 50's, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Wednesday
11 February
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm.  
Wednesday
11 February
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
Wednesday
11 February
Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust Annual General Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.  
 
Thursday
12 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
12 February
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
12 February
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
Thursday
12 February
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Bob
01304 360526
Thursday
12 February
 Wine Tasting, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Sample wines from Romania, Hungary, Germany, Austria and enjoy food by Deal Dining Club. Tickets: : £28. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
13 February
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
13 February
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
14 February
St Valentine's Day

 

Saturday
14 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
14 February
Charity Quiz Night, The Alma. 126 West Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. prices: £3.50 per person. A Valentines Day Quiz with all profits to charity. Up to six people per team. Play "heads and tails"; bring food. Teams must be booked in advance - by phone of through YOUR DEAL facebook group. George Franklin
07733 325185
Saturday
14 February
 Voulez Vous, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. A new show ‘Mad about ABBA’ by acclaimed tribute act. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
15 February
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-4pm. Around 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Monday 16 - Friday
20 February

KCC School Holiday Break
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

 

Monday
16 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Monday
16 February

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

 
 
Tuesday
17 February
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)  
Tuesday
17 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Tuesday
17 February
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
Tuesday
17 February
Knitting for the Needy monthly 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
18 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
18 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Wednesday
18 February
Friendship Group Over 50's, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Wednesday
18 February
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
 
Thursday
19 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
19 February
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
19 February
 Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre. doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Entry: £3.50. Astor Theatre
Thursday
19 February
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
Thursday
19 February
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Bob
01304 360526
 
Friday
20 February
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
20 February
 Richard Navarro, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. Singer-songwriter Richard Navarro with his band and stunning live visuals provided by world-renowned VJ artists Butch Auntie. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
Friday
20 February
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
21 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
21 February

Grand Jumble Sale, Kingsdown Cof E Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. In aid of Kingsdown Rocks music festival.

Stephen McCormick
07583 110034
Saturday
21 February
 Clare Teal - More Divas & Me!, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. The "Queen of Swing" celebrates the music of her heroines, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland, Doris Day and many of their contemporaries. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
22 February
 Handmade and Vintage Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-3pm. Vintage clothing, handmade jewellery, retro treasures, crafts and much more. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
23 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Monday
23 February

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

 
Monday
23 February

 The Last Picture Club presents Gravity starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Ed Harris. Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, start 8pm. A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday
24 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Tuesday
24 February
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
 
Wednesday
25 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
25 February
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
Wednesday
25 February
Friendship Group Over 50's, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Wednesday
25 February
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm.  
Wednesday
25 February
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. Guest speakers, a quiz, tea, coffee and a buffet.  
Wednesday
25 February
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
 
Thursday
26 February
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
26 February
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
26 February
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
Thursday
26 February
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Bob
01304 360526
Thursday
26 February
 Richard Harris - Anti-White PC Mangina, ACTIVATE!, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. A 60-minute stand up show. Tickets: £3. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
27 February
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
27 February

Public Star Gazing, Walmer Castle car park, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-10pm. The South East Kent Astronomical Society's monthly public star gazing meeting. Telescopes and other equipment available and SEKAS members on hand to answer questions. Free. NB: This event depends on the prospect of partly clear skies. website: www.sekas.co.uk.

Tom Norton
Publicity Officer

Friday
27 February
 Coal Porters, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. Regarded as the UK’s most inventive and exciting acoustic folk/Americana/bluegrass act. Tickets £14. Astor Theatre
Friday
27 February
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
28 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
28 February
 Imagine The Beatles, Astor Community Theatre. doors 7pm, show 8pm. The top Beatles tribute band performing live. Tickets £14. Astor Theatre
 
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