Coming events in Walmer and Deal
for February 2016
Quick links to events in February
Monday 1 - Saturday 6 Sunday 7 - Saturday 13 Sunday 14 - Saturday 20
Sunday 21 - Saturday 27 Sunday 28 - Monday 29  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Dates Events details More information
Every Saturday and Sunday in February Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-4pm. Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £5.40; child (5-15yrs) £3.20; concession £4.90; family (2 adults, 3 children) £14.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
0370 333 1181
Every Saturday and Sunday in February and also Monday 15 - Friday 19 February Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-4pm. Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £9.70; child (5-15yrs) £5.80; concession £8.70; family (2 adults, 3 children) £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Every Day
in February
Deal Pier. (Winter opening: 1 December-31 March.) 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 EVENTS AND MEETINGS DIARIES
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
 
Quick links to events in February
Monday 1 - Saturday 6 Sunday 7 - Saturday 13 Sunday 14 - Saturday 20
Sunday 21 - Saturday 27 Sunday 28 - Monday 29  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
All February
 Art Display: Paintings and Textiles by Joan Weston. The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. Free entry. Astor Theatre

Art Exhibition: "Translucence", Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Glass, paintings and drawings by John Corley. Free entry. Open 11am-4pm Wednesdays to Sundays until Saturday 20 February. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
Monday 1 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
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) 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

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

 
 Preview: Display of Paintings and Textiles by Joan Weston. The Astor Community Theatre, 6pm-8pm. With entertainment by Sophia Lyons and Maddie’s Melody Makers Choir. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Victoria Baptist Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 2 February
Kindermusik with Dawn, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden. Music and movement classes for babies and toddlers. 9.30am: Sing and play for 0 to 2yrs. 10.45am: Wiggle and grow for 2yrs to 4yrs. Pre-booking essential. Facebook page. Booking:
Dawn Maclean
07890 327334
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  

Senior Citizens Forum (Deal Hub) Open Meeting, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10.30am. Guest speakers: Debbie Reet on Shepway Life Line and Gayle Glass of Family Mosaic and the work of their organisations and services they provide. Refreshments. All welcome.

07772 471905
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 2016 - 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)
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
Energy Advice Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
Police Surgery, Outside Kingsdown with Ringwould CP School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2.30pm-3.15pm. An opportunity for local residents to seek advice and raise any concerns. website: Kent Police.  
 
Wednesday 3 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - 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/ 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

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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
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. Guest speaker: Sue Watson on "Kentish Songs". Visitors and new members welcome. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
 
Thursday 4 February
HealthWalks 2016 - 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
Fitness Pilates with Hannah Lee, Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 11.30am. Free trial session for newcomers. Weekly session fee is £5. Bring a bottle of water and a Pilates mat or large towel. Facebook page
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
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. website: www.greatmongehampc.kentparishes.gov.uk/ Parish Clerk
01304 614320
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 5 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Aerobathon, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Fundraising event with dance, fitness, zumba, piloxing, boxing and more. Raffle and refreshments. Entry: £6. In support of Gerry Martin Project for students community service in India.  
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

 Dracula's Ghost, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. An original stage-play recounting the actual story of Count Dracula. Tickets £10.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 6 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
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
Baby and Children's Toys and Clothes Sale, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal, 10am-1pm. Tea, coffee and cake available. Entrance: 50p. Raising money for Breast Cancer. Facebook page
Deal Open Darts Competition, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, from 11am. Cash prizes. Entry fee: £10. 01304 374335
Deal Walmer and Kingsdown Regatta Court 2016 Selection, Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, from 12.30pm. The selection of the Deal Rosebud Queen at 1pm, the Junior Deal Regatta Court at 3pm and the Senior Court at 8pm.  
The Sherry Babys, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons presented by Europe’s number-one tribute group. Tickets £18. Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Sunday 7 February
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Kent Police Surgery, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 11am-12noon. Drop in to discuss any concerns and issues with the local police. website  
 
Monday 8 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 1 February for details. 01304 373297
Energy Advice Session, Cafe Eden, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-11.30am. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills, the costs of using appliances and if changing energy suppliers could save money. All advice is free, confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) 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 1 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
Tea and Chat Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 2pm. Good company with tea and a quiz. All welcome.  

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

 
Police Surgery, Village Hall, Ripple, 2.30pm-4pm. An opportunity for local residents to seek advice and raise any concerns. website: Kent Police.  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Victoria Baptist Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 9 February
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)
Kindermusik with Dawn, Village Hall, Sholden. Music and movement classes for babies and toddlers. 9.30am: 0 to 2yrs. 10.45am: 2yrs to 4yrs. Pre-booking essential. See Tuesday 2 February for details. Dawn Maclean
07890 327334
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Energy Advice Session, Betteshanger Welfare, Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-11.30am. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
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 2016 - 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)
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
Energy Advice Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Talk by Peter Ewart on "The Swing Riots". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/ NOTE: Change of venue for this month's meeting.
 
Wednesday 10 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - 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/ 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 Meeting, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Talk by Andy Thomas: "The Crop Circle Mystery". New members and guests welcome. website: U3A White Cliffs Country. 01304 851744
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Janet Saunders
01304 373853

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
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. 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 11 February
HealthWalks 2016 - 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
Fitness Pilates with Hannah Lee, Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 11.30am. Free trial session for newcomers. Weekly session fee is £5. Bring a bottle of water and a Pilates mat or large towel. Facebook page
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
Paris Climate Summit Feedback Open Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Report and discussion on the recent COP21 Paris Climate Change Conference. All wecome. website: www.dealwithit.org.uk 01304 272673
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. Guest speaker: Ros Shawcross on "Reflexology". Admission: members free; visitors £2. New members welcome. Pam
01304 373604
Lakin McCarthy presents Mark Billingham and My Darling Clementine in The Other Half, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 12 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Energy Advice Session, Cafe Eden, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-11.30am. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills, the costs of using appliances and if changing energy suppliers could save money. All advice is free, confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 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
Acoustic Strawbs, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The veteran group in concert. Tickets £17. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 13 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation Eagle Display, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, 11am-3pm. With flying displays at 12noon and 1.30pm. 07824 569181
Quiz Evening, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm. Tables of up to eight. £3 per person. Bring own food and drink. In support of St Mary's Church choir vestments fund.  
Deal and Walmer Lions Quiz Night, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Contact Vic for details or to book a table. Vic
01304 365061
Valentine’s Night Guilty Pleasures, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. A Valentine’s Night party like no other! Tickets £15 or two for £25, Astor Theatre
 
 Events details More information
Sunday 14 February
St Valentine's Day
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Deal Half Marathon 2016, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258, Sholden, nr Deal, start 10.30am. website: www.dealtri.co.uk/events/deal-half-marathon?q=deal-half-marathon-2016.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  

 Sunday Classics, Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Tickets £6; concessions £5. Favourite classical music performed live by local musicians and students from Canterbury Christ Church University.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 15 February

KCC School Holiday Break
Monday 15 - Friday 19 February

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

 

HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) 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

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

 
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Victoria Baptist Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 16 February
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)
Kindermusik with Dawn, Village Hall, Sholden. Music and movement classes for babies and toddlers. 9.30am: 0 to 2yrs. 10.45am: 2yrs to 4yrs. Pre-booking essential. See Tuesday 2 February for details. Dawn Maclean
07890 327334
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Police Surgery, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Mill Hill, Deal, 10.30am-11.30am. Discuss concerns and seek advice with local police representatives.  
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 2016 - 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)
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
Energy Advice Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
 
Wednesday 17 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - 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/ 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

Mongeham and Ripple WI Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Sue Case
01304 374025

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
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 18 February
HealthWalks 2016 - 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
Fitness Pilates with Hannah Lee, Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 11.30am. Free trial session for newcomers. Weekly session fee is £5. Bring a bottle of water and a Pilates mat or large towel. Facebook page
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
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.  
Chilli Jam Jazz Quartet, The Deal Hoy, Duke Street, Deal, 8.30pm. Live jazz - with classic tunes from greats such as Miles Davis and Horace Silver, plus originals. Free admission.  
 
Friday 19 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686

 Tea Dance, 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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 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
Raw Deal, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Featuring the finest local metal/thrash/rock bands. Tickets £6, Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 20 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Family Fun Event, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 12noon-3pm. Craft and gift stalls, bouncy castle, face painting and more. See: facebook.  
Grand Jumble Sale, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm. Admission 40p. In aid of Kingsdown Rocks event. Stephen McCormick
075833 110034
Amateur Boxing Show, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, doors open 6pm, boxing starts 7pm. Organised by Aylesham and District Amateur Boxing Club. Tickets £10; children (under 14) £5. Refreshments and licensed bar available. 07794 991642
White Cliffs Symphonic Concert, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. 01304 366605
Songs and Stories with singer songwriter Judie Tzuke, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 21 February
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Approximately 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and DC's Diner. Entry £1. To book a stall call Quentin on 07976 935403. Astor Theatre
Deal With It Beach Clean, meet Deal Pier, 10am - approx 11.30am (weather dependent). A community initiative in conjuction with the Marine Conservation Society to gather rubbish from Deal beach and record what is found. Volunteers welcome; all equipment supplied. . website: www.dealwithit.org.uk. 01304 372673
 
Monday 22 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 1 February for details. 01304 373297
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) 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 1 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

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

 
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public. 01304 361999
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Victoria Baptist Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 23 February
Kindermusik with Dawn, Village Hall, Sholden. Music and movement classes for babies and toddlers. 9.30am: 0 to 2yrs. 10.45am: 2yrs to 4yrs. Pre-booking essential. See Tuesday 2 February for details. Dawn Maclean
07890 327334
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
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HealthWalks 2016 - 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)
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
Energy Advice Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
 
Wednesday 24 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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 Monthly Coffee Morning, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Talk by Christopher Burke: “The London Loop”. website: U3A White Cliffs Country 01304 851744
Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
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. Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
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 25 February
Open Day, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, The Ancient Highway, North Deal, 10am-2.30pm. Opportunity for charities, public authorities, health and welfare providers and schools to learn about potential activities for their service users. website: www.chequersdeal.co.uk. 01304 362288
HealthWalks 2016 - 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
Fitness Pilates with Hannah Lee, Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 11.30am. Free trial session for newcomers. Weekly session fee is £5. Bring a bottle of water and a Pilates mat or large towel. Facebook page
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 £5 (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
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/  
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Bingo Session, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm start.  
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 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Social Club for children (age 7-14) with physical disabilities, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 5pm-7pm. Entry £3 (includes light refreshments). New monthly club; please book. Chrissy Dubber
07980 114001
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 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
Charity Quiz, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Raffle, prizes for winners and bar. Bring own food. Pre-booking required. Teams of up to eight. Entry £4.50 per person; pay on the door. In support of Crohn's and Colitis UK charity. Pre-book
George Franklin
07733 325185
Noel McCalla and Maiuko, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Soul singer Noel McCalla and singer-songwriter Maiuko. Tickets £12, Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 27 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Police Surgery, outside Marks and Spencer store, High Street, Deal, 9am-10am. Meet local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Kent Police website.  
Police Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-11.30am. Meet local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Kent Police website.  
DealWithIt Annual Gathering, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. An opportunity for members and supporters of the local "green" group to look back at achievements in 2015 and discuss ideas for 2016. website: www.dealwithit.org.uk 01304 272673
Charity Quiz, The Granville Cafe, 6 Park Avenue, Deal, 7.30pm. Teams of four; £5 per person (pay on the door). Also raffle, games and fun. Bring own drinks and nibbles. Please pre-book places. In aid of the Martha Trust charity. Book places:
Ruth Clist
07976 187163
Purple Zeppelin, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tribute group Purple Zeppelin recreate the music of Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. Tickets £17, Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 28 February
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Wedding Fair, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Meet some of the best wedding suppliers in the area. Raffle in aid of The Martha Trust. Entry: free (with a "goody bag" for the first 20 brides). Lizzie Willis Chittenden
 
Monday 29 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 1 February for details. 01304 373297
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) 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 1 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

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.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
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Victoria Baptist Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell

 Last Picture Club presents “Still Alice”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Julianne Moore plays Dr. Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University, facing the early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

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