Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for January 2017
Quick links to events in January
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public Saturdays and Sundays in January, 10am-4pm (NB: closed January 1). 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 Saturdays and Sundays in January, 10am-4pm (NB: closed January 1). Admission: adult £9.70; child £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Deal Pier. Open 8am-6pm every day in January (except 10am-4pm on New Year's Day)
Fishing: daily 8am-6pm; weekends (Saturday 8am-Sunday 6pm). All night group bookings available Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Sunday-Friday 8am-5.15pm; Saturday 8am-10pm.
Dover District
Council website

 

EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
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 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 January
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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All January

Winter Group Show, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Work by over 40 artists employing a wide range of media in the gallery's first ever Winter Group Show. Open Tuesdays–Saturdays, 10am–4pm; Sundays 11am-2pm. From Tuesday 6 December - Sunday 29 January. Admission: free. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk.

01304 360411
 
Sunday 1 January
New Year's Day  
Country Walk, meet at seafront car park at the bottom of Granville Road, Walmer, 10am. A circular six-mile walk; finish approx 12.30pm. Organised by the White Cliffs Ramblers; the group welcomes new members. website Diana
01304 372090
 
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Monday 2 January
Bank Holday (in lieu of New Year's Day)

KCC School Holiday Break
Thursday 22 December - Monday 2 January 2017 inclusive.
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

03000 414141

HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Please check with organiser. Call Bernie to confirm
07977 491084

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 January
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Knitting for the Needy meeting - a knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess present their 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. Performances are nightly Tuesday 3 to Saturday 14 January. Tickets: front rows £17; middle and back rows £15.
NB: Tickets for January 3 and 14 are only available to the cast. Priority bookings for Friends of the Astor opened on Monday 19 September 2016. Tickets are on sale to the general public at the Astor Box Office from 9am on Monday 3 October. Tickets are NOT available by telephone.
Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 4 January
Wednesday Market - sale of local goods and 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
HealthWalk, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
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). Meets every Wednesday during term-time. 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, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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:

Race Night, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. A fundraising event for the award-winning Sandown Castle Community Garden project, organised by the Garden Group and Deal and Walmer Lions. Licensed bar; bring your own nibbles. Raffle. Entrance £5 per person at the door (please reserve in advance).

Pre-booking:
Linda Ford
07751 362949
facebook page
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 5 January
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Refreshments and chat. All welcome.  
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Tea and Chat Social Group, St Nicholas Church, Ringwould, 2pm. Homemade cakes and a cuppa. All welcome. Fee: £1.  
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
07749 480104
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 6 January
Friday Market - sale of local 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 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. 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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 7 January
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
Police and Council Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10am-11am. Meet parish council and local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Just drop in; no appointment necessary. Kent Police website. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 8 January
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.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 9 January
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
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to confirm
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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk/

Facebook page
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. 01304 374512
Kingsdown and Ringwould Women's Institute Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm. Prospective new members welcome. Linda Dalton
01304 371401

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
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 10 January
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Knitting for the Needy meeting - a knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 11 January
Wednesday Market - sale of local goods and 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
HealthWalk, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
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
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. 01304 373853
or 01304 364326

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
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
Frontroom films: "Demain", Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Screening of an inspirational French film from 2015 on how local communities are finding solutions for climate change (English substitles). Organised by DealWithIt green group. Facebook page
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
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 12 January
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. First meeting. Fee: £1 per session. Jim Sullivan
01304 379106
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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
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 Women's Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Prospective new members welcome. Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
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
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 13 January
Friday Market - sale of local 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 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. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Thee session, every Friday evening. See Friday 5 January 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. 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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 14 January
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Coffee Morning, St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-12noon. Organised by Deal Inner Wheel Club in support of Parkinsons UK charity.  
 The Royal Marines Sergeants Mess 2017 Panto 'Dad's Barmy', The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. For details, see Tuesday 3 January listing. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 15 January
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.  
 
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Monday 16 January
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 9 January 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
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to confirm
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 9 January 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk/

Facebook page

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. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 17 January
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Knitting for the Needy meeting - a knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
 
Wednesday 18 January
Wednesday Market - sale of local goods and 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
HealthWalk, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
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. 01304 373853
or 01304 364326

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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 19 January
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
 The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1pm). 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
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: £3.50 per person: please pre-book places. Raising funds for five-year-old Theo Knott, facing spinal surgery in London. See KentOnline news story. pre-booking:
07494 325543
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
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
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 20 January
Friday Market - sale of local 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 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 5 January 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. 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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 Talking Books: Crime Writers and Coppers, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7pm). An evening with Lisa Cutts, author and police officer with the Serious Crime Directorate, and Simon Booker, crime novelist and screenwriter for BBC and ITV.Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 21 January
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
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 07950 938857
Vic 07902 047241
 Slim Chance, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7pm). A live band whose members are all fine singers, musicians and showmen, playing an amazing array of instruments. See Astor website for tickets and booking. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 22 January
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.  
 
Events details More information
Monday 23 January
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 9 January 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
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to confirm
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 9 January 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk/

Facebook page

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. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Liz Sharp

EU Thinking Meeting, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Public meeting for those interested in Britain's changing relationship with the European Union. Guest speaker: Mark Nottingham (Chair of East Kent European Movement).

 
Tuesday 24 January
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Knitting for the Needy meeting - a knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 25 January
Wednesday Market - sale of local goods and 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
HealthWalk, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Julia Wells
01304 828713
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. 01304 373853
or 01304 364326

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
Recycled Teenagers Tea Party - monthly social event for the over-50s, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Entry: £2.50 (includes tea, coffee and a buffet). Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677
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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
  Paul Jones and Dave Kelly, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Blues musicians in concert. Tickets £18-£27. Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 26 January
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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 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 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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, starts at 7.30pm. All welcome.  
  Unplugged At The Astor, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A monthly acoustic music session with three of Kent’s finest singer songwriters. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 27 January
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Thee session, every Friday evening. See Friday 5 January 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. 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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
  Vanishing Man, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The story of Edwardian magician Hugo Cedar and a magic trick - said to be the greatest one ever performed- with award-winning magician Simon Evans and David Aula. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 28 January
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

DealWithIt's Annual Gathering, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-4pm. A meeting for members and supporters of the local "green" group to consider plans for 2017 and beyond. Refreshments available from the Landmark Cafe.

Facebook page
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Pauline
01304 364506
  Private Widdle Adult Cabaret, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A comedy cabaret evening - music, entertainment and variety, swinging from the alternative to the surreal. Tickets £17. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 29 January
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.  
Deal Beach Clean, Deal Pier entrance, Beach Street, Deal, 10am-11.15am. Regular and new supporters invited to clean up the beach around the Pier. Equipment provided - but wear suitable clothing and footwear. Organised by DealWithIt green group. Facebook page

Winter Group Show, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-2pm. Work by over 40 artists employing a wide range of media. Final day of show. Admission: free. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk.

01304 360411

Screening of "I, Daniel Blake", The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 6.30pm. Tickets £5 (concessions £3), available at the Astor. In support of the "Reopen the Regent" campaign.

Astor box office
 
Events details More information
Monday 30 January
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 9 January 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
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
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to confirm
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 9 January 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk/

Facebook page

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. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Liz Sharp
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Roy Wall on "Showing Flowers and Vegetables". T. Ridley Ellis
01304 381084
  The Last Picture Club presents Ithaca, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Set in the summer of 1942, a 14-year-old looks after his widowed mother and two siblings while working as a bicycle messenger. Directed by Meg Ryan and starring Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Jack Quaid, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 31 January
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
Knitting for the Needy meeting - a knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
 
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