Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for July 2015
Quick links to events in July
Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 Sunday 5 - Saturday 11 Sunday 12 - Saturday 18
Sunday 19 - Saturday 25 Sunday 26 - Friday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Dates Local visitor attractions More information
Every day
in July
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-6pm. 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 day in July (except July 3 and 4) Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-6pm daily (NB: closed July 3 and 4; and 2pm-6pm on Luly 5). Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £7.90; child £4.70; concession £7.10; family ticket £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Every day in July (except Mondays and Tuesdays)

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront
Open: Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive; 11.30am to 4.30pm. Admission: adults £3; concessions and children (5yrs and over) £2; children under 5yrs, free. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk.

For Group visits:
01304 373417 or 01304 368255
Every day in July (except Mondays) Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 11am-4pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. Admission: adults £3; concessions and children £2. Exhibition: Life at the Deal Barracks, runs until 31 October. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Every Day
in July
Deal Pier. Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm.
Fridays: 8am-12midnight. Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 10pm.
Restaurant: Sundays-Fridays 8am-8.15pm; Saturdays 8am-10pm.
Dover District Council website
 
LOCAL 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
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in July
Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 Sunday 5 - Saturday 11 Sunday 12 - Saturday 18
Sunday 19 - Saturday 25 Sunday 26 - Friday 31  
Events details More information
Wednesday 1 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2015.
Saturday 27 June to Sunday 12 July See the Festival Website for details.
 
Exhibition: Life at the Deal Barracks, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Runs until 31 October; opening times for July and August: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. (Opening times for September and October: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4.30pm, Saturdays 11am-4.30pm, Sundays 12noon-4pm. Also open on Bank Holiday Mondays.) Admission: adults £3; children and concessions £2, family £9. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk  

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm.

01304 361999

HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Coffee Concert, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am-12noon. Admission: free.  
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in 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
Mobile Police Station, Sainsbury's Car Park, West Street, Deal, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Meet and discuss concerns with local police.  

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Belly Dancing Beginners Course, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 6pm-7pm. Week #4 of four-week course. Jane
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Talk by Rosemary Piddock: "History of Sissinghurst". website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook

 Deal Music Festival: The Rite of Spring/Romeao and Juliet, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £15. See Astor website for details.

Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 2 July
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Days, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm on Thursday 2 - Sunday 5 July. Orchid meadow, wildlife ponds, bee friendly plants, plant sale. light lunches and afternoon teas (profits to Cancer Research). Free admission.

Adrian and Sue
01304 614088
07840 357062
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Concert with the Academy of Ancient Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Choir of Canterbury Cathedral. St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. Tickets £20; students and children £10. website: Deal Festival.  
 
Friday 3 July
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Day, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm. Free admission. See Thursday 2 July for details. 01304 614088
07840 357062
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
Children's Music Club for five- to 11-year-olds, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 4.45pm-5.45pm. Weekly music making and learning. Fee: £5, pay as you go. Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 DMF Ronnie Scott's All Stars present “The Ronnie Scott’s Story”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £20.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 4 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2015.
daily until Sunday 12 July. See the Festival Website for details.
 
South East Arts Open Studios Weekend: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July. For details of times and venues, see: http://miketedder.co.uk/seas/seasos15sml.pdf  
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 Deal Farmer's Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. 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. Facebook page. Astor Theatre

Big Book Sale, The Drill Hall, Hope Road, Deal, 10am-1pm. Mammoth book sale covering all genres. Also CDs, DVDs, Videos and jigsaw puzzles. Browse, help yourself and pay whatever you like by making a donation to benefit the Deal Air Cadets. Free entry.

 
Stalls for Nepal open air sale of goods, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 10am-3pm. A fundraising event for the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund. Free entry for the public. (NB: Pitches to sell virtually anything available for £10 donation. Contact organiser George Franklin for details.) George Franklin
07733 325185
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Day, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm. Free admission. See Thursday 2 July for details. 01304 614088
07840 357062
Seedy Saturday plant and seed swap, The Landmark Centre Garden, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. An opportunity for gardeners to swap surplus seeds, cuttings, seedlings and plants - for free. A DealWithIt green group event. website: www.dealwithit.org.uk. 01304 372673
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculpture by Pure Form, a unique group based in Canterbury and dedicated to the art of direct carving in stone and wood. Led by Patrick Crouch, founder of the group, it currently has over 50 members and 30 of them will be exhibiting at Linden Hall Studio. Admission: free. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/ 01304 360411
"Poetry Is"Exhibition, 3 Mill Road, Deal, CT14 9AB, 11am-6pm. An artistic collaboration of visual poetry with the "Poetry Is" artists’ book and photography by Annie Spencer-Smith. Also open on Sunday 5 July. 01304 367365
All American Summer Fair, Sholden CE Primary School, London Road, Sholden, 1pm-4pm. Attractions include: bucking broncho, face painting, barbecue, dance troupes, bouncy castle and bar.  
Music Workshop: "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Jazz Saxophone But Were Afraid To Ask" with Joe Browne, Astor Community Theatre, 12.30pm-2pm. Tickets: £7. Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Rose and Sweet Pea Show, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 2pm. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
Music Workshop: "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Harmonica", Astor Community Theatre, 3pm-4pm. Tickets: £7. Astor Theatre
Concert: Grimethorpe Colliery Band, St Georges Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Tickets £20; students £10. website: Deal Festival.  
 
Events details More information
Sunday 5 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2015.
daily until Sunday 12 July. See the Festival Website for details.
 
South East Arts Open Studios Weekend: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July. For details of times and venues, see: http://miketedder.co.uk/seas/seasos15sml.pdf  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Beach Clean, Sandown end of Deal Beach, 10am. Volunteer helpers welcome. Litter collection equipment is provided. Organised by DealWithIt green group. 01304 372673
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Day, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm. Free admission. See Thursday 2 July for details. 01304 614088
07840 357062
The John Thomsett FUNdraiser, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 11am-4pm. Family fun activities, competitions, music and sales stalls - in aid of Pilgrims Hospice. Admission free - but donation welcomed.  
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
"Poetry Is"Exhibition, 3 Mill Road, Deal, CT14 9AB, 11am-6pm. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 367365

Free Band Concert: Faversham Mission Brass at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256

 Stage Catz presents 'The Wizard of Oz', Astor Community Theatre, doors 3.30pm, show 4pm. Tickets: £5 (£6 on the door).

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 6 July
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

Poetry is Fun – Bring a fun poem to share, with special guest John Nangle, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. All welcome; admission is free. Adrian O
01304 614088

 Deal Music Festival Film Night - Danton starring Gerard Depardieu, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £6.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 7 July
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
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Concert: "Smoke and Mirrors" with Jamie Rogers (piano), St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 1pm - 2pm. Tickets: £5. website: Deal Festival.  
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
Two Gentlemen of Verona, Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, gates open 6pm, performance 7.30pm. The Changeling Theatre's production of William Shakespeare’s classic, performed outdoors in the castle gardens. Tickets: adult £17.50; child (5-15 years) £8; concession £17.50; family £45. Ticket Sales:
0870 333 1183
(Mon–Fri 8.30am– 5.30, Sat 9am–5pm)
 
Wednesday 8 July

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm.

01304 361999

HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in 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
From the Heart– with local authors Richard Blood and Adrian O, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm All welcome; admission is free. Adrian O
01304 614088

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 9 July
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Counterpoise with Eleanor Bron, Caroline Balding (violin), Deborah Calland (trumpet), Kyle Horch (saxophone) and Iain Farrington (piano), St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A programme of popular British classics. Tickets : £15; Friend of Deal Festival £13; students/children £7.50. Box Office
01304 370220
 
Friday 10 July
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Mobile Police Station, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 3.30pm-4.30pm. Meet and discuss concerns with local police.  
Children's Music Club for five- to 11-year-olds, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 4.45pm-5.45pm. Weekly music making and learning. Fee: £5, pay as you go. Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 Deal Music Festival presents Worbey and Farrell, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £20. See Astor website for details.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 11 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2015.
daily until Sunday 12 July. See the Festival Website for details.
 
South East Arts Open Studios Weekend: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July. For details of times and venues, see: http://miketedder.co.uk/seas/seasos15sml.pdf  
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Poetry on the Pier:
‘Poets’ Breakfast’ – Poets read/perform over breakfast or brunch; bring a poem, Jasin’s Restaurant on Deal Pier,10.15am-12pm. All welcome; admission is free.
‘The Word on the Street’ – Soapbox Poetry and Performance Poetry, as well as other works, at Deal Pierhead from 2pm. All welcome.
Adrian O
01304 614088
or Christian Dada
01304 367365
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
"Poetry Is"Exhibition, 3 Mill Road, Deal, CT14 9AB, 11am-6pm. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 367365
Concert: Wiener Kammer-Symphonie, St Georges Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm - 9.15pm. Tickets £20; students £10. website: Deal Festival.  

 King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £16.

Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Sunday 12 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2015.
(final day: Sunday 12 July). See the Festival Website for details.
 
South East Arts Open Studios Weekend: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July. For details of times and venues, see: http://miketedder.co.uk/seas/seasos15sml.pdf  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
White Cliffs Ramblers Walk: 5-mile circular walk starting from Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, meet 10am. Returning by lunchtime and for the Marines Band concert. website: www.whitecliffsramblers.org.uk/ Les
01303 863495
Poems for Children – readings by adults and children, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10.30am-12noon. All welcome. Admission free. Adrian O
01304 614088
or Christian Dada
01304 367365
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
"Poetry Is"Exhibition, 3 Mill Road, Deal, CT14 9AB, 11am-6pm. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 367365
FUNdraiser Family Fun Day, Betteshanger Sports Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 11am-4pm. Free entry (voluntary donation appreciated). In aid of Pilgrims' Hospice, Thanet. Facebook page
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance (followed by The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal), 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
The Band of HM Royal Marines 26th Anniversary Concert and Parade, Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer. website: www.dealbandstand.org/  

 Sunday Classics, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, show 3pm. Tickets: £6; concessions £5.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 13 July
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

Walmer In Bloom preliminary judging - all this week. Judges will be short-listing the best front gardens and floral displays in the parish. 01304 362363
 
Tuesday 14 July
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
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Knitting for the Needy meeting - charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Topic: Dave Annal on "Lost in London - solving your London family history problems". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £1. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 15 July

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm.

01304 361999

HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in 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
Mobile Police Station, Sainsbury's Car Park, West Street, Deal, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Meet and discuss concerns with local police.  

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 16 July
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Demonstration by Gill Smaggasgale. New members welcome. Jane Wilson
01304 379082
 
Friday 17 July
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Children's Music Club for five- to 11-year-olds, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 4.45pm-5.45pm. Weekly music making and learning. Fee: £5, pay as you go. Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 Radio Blighty, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £12.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 18 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Artisan Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-4pm. Sale of work by Kentish artists and crafters. Free entry. Facebook page. Sarah Bullock
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm daily (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from 4 July to 19 July. Display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411
Dedication Service of the Memorial Cross and Garden of Remembrance, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 3pm-4pm. The Bishop of Dover The Right Reverend Trevor Willmott, members of the British Legion and local civic representatives will attend this special service in the church grounds (weather permitting). . Music by Betteshanger Brass. Everyone is welcome.  

 Ska Night, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £10.

Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 19 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

 Antiques and Collectors Market, The Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Entry £1.

Astor Theatre

BBC Antiques Roadshow at Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 9.30am-4.30pm. Bring your treasures and meet the experts.
Large antiques or furniture? More information at bbc.co.uk/antiquesroadshow
or e-mail antiques.roadshow@bbc.co.uk.

0370 333 1181
Sponsored Walk for April Lodge Guinea Pig Rescue Centre, Eastry, on Deal and Walmer seafront - from Deal Castle to Zetland Arms, Kingsdown, starting at 11am. Open to all; entry adult £5, child (under 12) £2.50 (includes optional sponsorship form). Facebook page
Pure Form, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. 11am-4pm. Final day of display of sculptures by the Pure Form group. See Saturday 4 July for details. 01304 360411

Free Band Concert: Whitstable Brass at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday 20 July
Walmer In Bloom final judging - all this week. Judges will be selecting the best front gardens and floral displays in the parish. 01304 362363
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 6 July for details.

 
Tuesday 21 July
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
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
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 22 July

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm.

01304 361999

HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in 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, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 Donations With A Difference presents Comedy Night, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £10.

Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 23 July
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104

 The Lane Jazz And Cocktail Evening, The Astor Community Theatre, free entry.

Astor Theatre
 
Friday 24 July
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, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 1pm, starts 1.30pm. Tickets: £3.50. Astor Theatre
Support Walmer's Bees, Walmer Baptist Church garden, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. A free session for the local community initiative to provide vital support for bees. Expert advice on the best plants for bees and their importance to the environment; plus tastings of honey produced from local hives. All welcome.  
Mobile Police Station, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 3.30pm-4.30pm. Meet and discuss concerns with local police.  
Children's Music Club for five- to 11-year-olds, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 4.45pm-5.45pm. Weekly music making and learning. Fee: £5, pay as you go. Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 Guilty Pleasures, charity disco, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £5.

Astor Theatre
Prom in the Park, Ripplevale School, Ripple, 7.30pm. Screen, show and traditional Prom favourites with Betteshanger Brass Band, 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £10, children £5. 01304 365525
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 25 July
Saturday, 25 July - Thursday, 30 July
Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival and Regatta Week.
website: www.dealcarnival.moonfruit.com
Chairman
John Trickey
01304 381990
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION
Saturday, 25 July - Saturday 1 August
Forrest's Family Funfair
, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer. Rides and attractions for all the family. 2pm-10pm daily (2pm-8pm Sunday). website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.
01322 284400
The Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society perfprm Vivaldi's Gloria, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 - available from the Tourist Information Centre, Deal Town Hall or the Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal or on the door. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk.  
 
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Sunday 26 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
"Dinosaur" 10 Kilometre Race along Deal and Walmer seafront to Kingsdown village and back, organised by Deal Tri Club. Starts from Promenade by the Sea Scout Hut, Marine Road, Walmer; assemble 9.50am for 10am start; finishing approx 11.30am. Also Junior 1500m Fun Run, starts at 9.15am.
For details, see: www.dealtri.co.uk/.
 
SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION
Carnival Week events
on Deal Seafront
Sea Swim,
Downs Sailing Club to Deal Pier, registration 1pm; race 1.30pm.
Children's Hop Scotch Championship
s, opposite Deal Pier, 1pm.
Raft Race, Downs Sailing Club to Deal Pier, starts 1.45pm;
Lorry Pull,
Beach Street, Deal, booking in from 2.30pm, starts 3.30pm.
01304 381990

 Deal Record Fair, Astor Community Theatre, 9.30am-3.30pm. Entry free.

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 27 July
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break:
Monday 27 July to Wednesday 2 September inclusive (includes: Bank holiday - Monday 31 August). See KCC website.
 
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 6 July for details.

 Wild West Round-Up - Children's Drama Summer School, Astor Community Theatre, £135 per child. See Astor website for details. Astor Theatre

 The Last Picture Club presents The Imitation Game, directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode. Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 28 July
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
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
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 29 July

Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm.

01304 361999

HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Mobile Police Station, Sainsbury's Car Park, West Street, Deal, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Meet and discuss concerns with local police.  

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

 A Midsummer Nights Dream, presented by The Astor Youth Theatre and The Deal Peoples Theatre, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets: £6; concessions £5.

Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 30 July
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Carnival Cascade, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. A variety of stalls and displays, including vintage cars. Free pitches are being offered (optional donation to Deal Walmer and Kingsdown Regatta Association welcomed). For details and pitch appplications, contact George Franklin. George Franklin
07733 325185
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, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival Procession, The Strand, Walmer and Deal Seafront, from 7pm. Route: The Strand, Deal Castle Road, the seafront and promenade to Godwyn Road. website: www.dealcarnival.moonfruit.com 01304 381990
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 31 July
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, Trinity Hall, West Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4.45pm. Monthly event. Latin, Ballroom, Sequence Dancing and tuition. Admission: £4 (includes tea and cake); pay on the door. 0800 083 2082
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
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