July 2014
Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for July 2014
Quick links to events in July
Tuesday 1 - Saturday 5 Sunday 6 - Saturday 12 Sunday 13 - Saturday 19
Sunday 20 - Saturday 26 Sunday 27 - Thursday 31  
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July 2014 Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
July 2014 Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
July 2014  Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
July 2014 Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police

July 2014

Deal Area Foodbank
food distribution sessions
01304 728428
Deal F'bank website
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Every day
in July
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: English Heritage members Free; adult £5.20; child £3.10; concession £4.70; family ticket £13.50.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Every day in July (except 11 and 12 July and before 2pm on 13 July) Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-6pm. Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £7.90; child £4.70; concession £7.10; family ticket £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Every day in July (except Mondays and Tuesdays)

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront
Open: Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 11am-4pm. Admission: adults £3, concessions (seniors, under 16's and students) £2, small children free. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk.

For Group visits:
01304 373417 or 01304 368255
Every day in July (except Mondays 14, 21 and 28 July) Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. Admission: adults £3; concessions and children £1.50. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk NB: special opening for photo display - see Sunday 6 July.
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Friday
27 June -
Sunday
6 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2014.
See the Festival Website for details.
 
 
Tuesday
1 July
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/ Call Bernie to confirm meeting location
07977 491084
Tuesday
1 July
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
1 July
 Deal Festival: The Leon String Quartet, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Tuesday
1 July
Knitting for the Needy - 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
Tuesday
1 July
Deal Festival: Romeo and Juliet, Walmer Castle, castle opens 6pm, starts 7.30pm. An open air production by The Changeling Theatre Company of Shakespeare's epic love story. Tickets: £17.50. Festival Website
Tuesday
1 July
 Mark Thomas - 'Work In Progress', Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Tuesday
1 July

Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 7.10pm - 8.10pm. A weekly beginners' class for Latin Line Dancing; no partner needed. Fee: £5 per session.

Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Wednesday
2 July

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

01304 361999

Wednesday
2 July
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/ 0800 8494000
Wednesday
2 July

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
2 July
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. website: greatmongehamhorticulturalsociety.org/gmhs  
Wednesday
2 July
Deal Festival: Trinity Laban Music and Dance, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Festival Website
Wednesday
2 July
 Deal Festival: Trish Clowes Trio, Astor Community Theatre, doors 9pm, starts 9.30pm. Late evening jazz. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
 
Thursday
3 July -
Sunday
6 July
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Days, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm daily. 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

Thursday
3 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/  
Thursday
3 July
Deal Festival: Maksim Stsura, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 1pm. Recital by the Estonian-born pianist. Tickets £10. Festival Website
Thursday
3 July
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
3 July
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
3 July
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
3 July
 Deal Festival: The David Rees-Williams Trio, Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. Featuring David Rees-Williams (piano), Neil Francis (bass guitar) and Phil Laslett (drums). Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
Thursday
3 July
Deal Festival: Gentlemen of Few, Astor Community Theatre, starts 9.30pm. The local folk band short-listed for the BBC Radio 2's Young Folk Awards. Tickets £8. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
4 July
Deal Community Market, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 9am-1pm. Indoor monthly market with local produce, quality artisan food/drink and a range of crafts goods. website: www.kfma.org.uk/Deal CANCELLED Christine Tonks
07967500100
Friday
4 July
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. Deal Town Council
01304 361999
Friday
4 July
Deal Festival Fringe Coffee Concert - A Baroque Bonanza with Gill Kenchington (flute), John Harper (oboe), Paul Stubbings (chamber organ) and Will Ward (bassoon), St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am.  
Friday
4 July
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
4 July
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, 2pm-4pm. Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealstrokeclub.btck.co.uk 07584 044122
Friday
4 July
Deal Festival: Heritage Blues Orchestra (Quintet), St George's Church, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets £15. Festival Website
Friday
4 July
Walmer Baptist Youth Group 70's/80's Reunion Disco, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-10pm. Did you attend WBYG? Did you send your teenagers? Re-live the popular music of the past with special guests Peter Hoskins and Colin and Celia Spicer. Admission free. Revd Seyan Tills
01304 364216
Friday
4 July
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
Friday
4 July
Ballroom and Latin American Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Join a friendly relaxed class; all welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Friday
4 July

 Deal Festival: Boothby Graffoe - Scratch, Astor Community Theatre, starts 9.30pm. The English comedian, singer, songwriter and playwright takes a skewed look at the weird world of the UK lottery scratch card. Tickets £12.

Astor Theatre
Friday 4 July,
Saturday 5 July
and
Sunday 6 July
Festival Fringe Events - musicians and groups perform in local Deal and Walmer pubs and restaurants. For listings, CLICK HERE. website: https://www.facebook.com/events
/549268261850557/
 
 
Weekends:
July 5/6
and
July 12/13
South East Artists 9th Annual Open Studios and Arts Trail: Local studios in Deal, Walmer and surrounding area open to the public. For details and programme, see: www.searts.co.uk/  
Saturday
5 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
5 July
and
Sunday 6 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm both days. Punch and Judy shows on Castle lawn, garden walks and games and tearoom. Includes entry to Castle. Entry: English Heritage members - free; non members - £7.90 adult, £7.10 concession, £4.70 child and £20.50 family. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/... 01304 364288
Saturday
5 July
DealWithIt's Seedy Saturday plant and seed swap, The Landmark Community Garden, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Turn up with some plants or seeds which you have as surplus and swap them for something new or different. DealWithIt website.  
Saturday
5 July
Village Fete, Parish Hall green, Great Mongeham, 2pm-5pm. Stalls, dog show, children's activities, refreshments and beer tent.  
Saturday
5 July
Festival Fringe Events - musicians and groups perform in local Deal and Walmer pubs and restaurants. See Friday 4 July listing for details.  
Saturday
5 July
Deal Festival: The Deal Nobody Knows - a guided walk with local author and historian Gregory Holyoake. Meet at Deal Pier entrance at 2pm and finish at The Astor Theatre for refreshments. Fee: £5. Festival Website
Saturday
5 July
Snowdown Colliery Male Voice Choir, Walmer Baptist Church , Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Admission free. Revd Seyan Tills
01304 364216
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Sunday
6 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm. See Saturday 5 July for details. 01304 364288
Sunday
6 July -
Sunday
20 July
Photographic Display: "The Royal Marines in Deal and Walmer" featuring the work of the late Basil Kidd, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-4pm daily (11am-6pm on Sunday 13 July). website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Sunday
6 July
Festival Fringe Events - musicians and groups perform in local Deal and Walmer pubs and restaurants. See Friday 4 July listing for details.  
Sunday
6 July

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256
Sunday
6 July
 Deal Festival: One Line Sondheim, Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, show starts 3pm. A concert featuring songs from Stephen Sondheim's vast catalogue of work including Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Sunday
6 July

Anniversary Tea, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 4.30pm. Celebrating 100 years of our School Rooms with a tea and music by the Downs School Choir. Free admission.

Revd Seyan Tills
01304 364216

Sunday
6 July
 Stagecatz Theatre School presents 'Olivia', Astor Community Theatre, doors 6pm, show starts 6.30pm. Set in Victorian times, the show traces the steps of the orphan Olivia from downtrodden orphan to star of the stage. Tickets £5 in advance; £6 on the door. Astor Theatre
Sunday
6 July
Deal Festival: Aurora Orchestra - Jitterbug, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. In association with Orchestras Live; conductor Nicholas Collon and soloist Thomas Gould (violin). Tickets £20. Festival Website
 
Monday
7 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/ 0800 8494000
Monday
7 July

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

 
Tuesday
8 July
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
Tuesday
8 July
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
8 July
Knitting for the Needy - 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
Tuesday
8 July
"Poppy Meadow" World War I Event, Deal Rail Station garden area (alongside Ramsgate service platform), from 6.30pm. DealWithIt volunteers reckon their poppy meadow will be looking its best so are organising a quick event with poems, music and reflection to mark the centenary of WWI. All are invited.  
Tuesday
8 July
Ripple Bingo Club Meeting, Village Hall, Ripple, 7pm.  
Tuesday
8 July

Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 7.10pm - 8.10pm. A weekly beginners' class for Latin Line Dancing; no partner needed. Fee: £5 per session.

Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Tuesday
8 July
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Talk by Toni Mount “Mrs Beeton's summer picnic”. Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £1. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/ Sheila Harris
01304 729096
 
Wednesday
9 July

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

01304 361999

Wednesday
9 July
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/ 0800 8494000
Wednesday
9 July

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
 
Thursday
10 July -
Sunday
13 July
Wildlife Garden and Studio Open Days, 2 Bridge Hill Cottages, Hacklinge, nr Deal CT14 0AY, 10.30am-5.30pm daily. 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

Thursday
10 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/  
Thursday
10 July
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
10 July
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
10 July
Myth and Reality in the Great War - a lecture by Major Gordon Corrigan, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 7pm. website: www.dealstandrews.org.uk 01304 381131
Thursday
10 July
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
10 July
St Martins Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Talk on the Marlowe Theatre. Admission: members free (with annual subscription); visitors £2. President
01304 373604
 
Friday
11 July
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
11 July
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
11 July
 Ghost Hunt with Roy Roberts, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm; show 8pm. Tickets £20 (includes buffet). Limited places; pre-booking essential. Astor Theatre
Friday
11 July
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
Friday
11 July
Ballroom and Latin American Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Join a friendly relaxed class; all welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Saturday
12 July
and
Sunday 13 July
South East Artists 9th Annual Open Studios and Arts Trail: Final weekend when local studios in Deal, Walmer and surrounding area open to the public. For details and programme, see: www.searts.co.uk/  
Saturday
12 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
12 July
Annual Garden Fete, Abbeyfield House, Grams Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-4pm. Crafts, cakes and stawberry teas. 01304 375841
Saturday
12 July
Sandwich Concert Band Summer Evening Concert, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Walmer, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Programme includes: Fantasia on British Sea Songs, The Battle of Britain March, Band of Brothers, Holst's Second Suite in F, Hebrides Suite, TV Detectives
and more... Tickets: adults £8, children £4 (includes a glass of wine or soft drink).
Saturday
12 July
 King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Regarded by many as "the world's greatest swing band". Tickets £16. Astor Theatre
Saturday
12 July
"Kingsdown Rocks" Music Quiz, Kingsdown and Ringwould CEP School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Tickets: £5. Proceeds to Kingsdown Rocks Festival on 2 August.  
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Sunday
13 July
Photographic Display: "The Royal Marines in Deal and Walmer" featuring the work of the late Basil Kidd, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-6pm today. Display continues 11am-4pm daily until Sunday 20 July. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Sunday
13 July
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Sunday
13 July
The Band of HM Royal Marines 25th Anniversary Concert and Parade, Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer.
12.30pm: Pre-event entertainment featuring Deal ATC Band, Dover Sea Cadets Band and the Victory Wartime Band.
1.45pm: Fly past of Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft).
2pm: Concert by HM Royal Marines Band Portsmouth.
3.15pm-3.45pm*: Interval.
3.45pm*: HM Royal Marines Band Collingwood will march from the Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club via Canada Road, Halliday Drive, Jubilee Drive, Dover Road and The Strand to the Bandstand.
3.45pm-5pm*: Second half of the concert featuring both bands and Re-dedication Service for the Bandstand with the laying of wreaths and floral tributes as well as the reading of the names of the 11 musicians.
* these timings are approximate.
NB: For this major event there will be road closures and parking restrictions on The Strand, Canada Road and part of Dover Road from 1.30pm.
website:
www.dealbandstand.org/5.html
 
Sunday
13 July
 The Ocean Wave Big Band: 25th Anniversary Tribute, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Seventeen former Royal Marine Bandsmen and professional musicians in a tribute to the eleven Marines killed in the IRA 1989 bombing. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
14 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/ 0800 8494000
Monday
14 July - Wednesday
16 July
 Tell Me A Story - Children's Book Festival, Astor Community Theatre. An exhibition of children's poems and stories, a book swap (bring a book and take another one home) and screenings of the National Theatre production of Dr Seuss' Cat in the Hat. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Monday
14 July

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 July for details.

Monday
14 July - Friday
18 July
Five-day Cookery Course for young people, Cinque Ports Community Kitchen, Golf Road, Deal, 9.30am-4.30pm. Course fee: £495 (£250 with bursary); covers all ingredients and lunch each day. Places must be pre-booked. website: www.chequersrestaurant.com Stephanie
01304 362288
 
Tuesday
15 July
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/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Tuesday
15 July
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
15 July
Knitting for the Needy - 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
Tuesday
15 July

Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 7.10pm - 8.10pm. A weekly beginners' class for Latin Line Dancing; no partner needed. Fee: £5 per session.

Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Wednesday
16 July

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

01304 361999

Wednesday
16 July
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/ 0800 8494000
Wednesday
16 July
Learn to Cook, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal. 6.30pm. Expert hands-on training to prepare pan-fried fish, home-made chips, salad and tartar sauce. Fee: £35. more details: website Stephanie Hayman
01304 362288
Wednesday
16 July
Loose Fibres Craft and Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 9.30am-12.30pm. Informal meeting for men and women - to share craft skills and chat. Entry: £2.  
Wednesday
16 July

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
 
Thursday
17 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/  
Thursday
17 July
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
17 July
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
17 July

Short Course in Indian Cooking, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal, 6.30pm. First of two classes with Hana Khan to create northern Indian main dishes and accompaniments. Completely hands-on, informative and fun. Second session is on 24 July. £50 per session or £90 for both. more details: website

Stephanie Hayman
01304 362288
Thursday
17 July
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
17 July
 A Down Under Wine Tasting, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7pm. Elliot Awin from ABS Wine Agencies and local independent wine merchants, Hercules Wines, provide expert advice on Australian wines. Plus food by Scott and Suzanne of the Deal Dining Club. Tickets £25 (early booking advised as places are limited). Astor Theatre
 
Friday
18 July
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
18 July
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
18 July
Garden Party, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm. Organised by Walmer Rosamond Club in aid of various charities including Macmillan Nurses. Entry £3 (includes tea). All welcome. Pat
01304 380796
Friday
18 July

 The Katasitsi - Ghannian Drumming, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show starts 8pm. An evening of traditional West African drumming, dance and singing. Tickets £12.

Astor Theatre
Friday
18 July
Charity Quiz Night in aid of Deal Allstars Disability FC, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal, 7.30pm for 8pm start. Teams of up to six people; £3 per head. Book in advance. More details on Facebook. George Franklin
07733 325185
Friday
18 July
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
Friday
18 July
Ballroom and Latin American Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Join a friendly relaxed class; all welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Saturday
19 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
19 July
Deal Artisan Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-4.30pm. Sale of work by Kentish artists and crafters. Free entry. Sarah Bullock
Saturday
19 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm. See Saturday 5 July for details. 01304 364288
Saturday
19 July
Cookery Skills Session, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal, 10am-11am. Expert advice on a classic technique or dish and to build confidence in the kitchen. This session: get confident with fish and make a delicious lunch in the process. Fee: £15. more details: website Stephanie Hayman
01304 362288
Saturday
19 July
Orient Express at Deal Station, arrives 1.15pm, departs 3.45pm. A UK Pullman ‘Discover Deal’ excursion, bringing visitors from London to explore the town.  
Saturday
19 July
Victorian Murder Mystery Evening, Deal Air Cadets HQ, Hope Road, Deal, 7.15pm. Tickets £7.50 (include buffet supper). Pre-booking required. In aid of Deal Air Cadets funds. Booking:
Brenda Craft
01304 368892
Saturday
19 July
"Kingsdown Rocks" Race Night, The Kings Head Pub, Upper Street, Kingsdown, first race 8pm. Proceeds to Kingsdown Rocks Festival on 2 August.  
Saturday
19 July
 An Evening with Mari Wilson, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm. 'The Neasden Queen of Soul' with an evening of hits old and new. Tickets £16. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
20 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm. See Saturday 5 July for details. 01304 364288
Sunday
20 July
Photographic Display (final day): "The Royal Marines in Deal and Walmer" featuring the work of the late Basil Kidd, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-4pm. See Sunday 6 July for details. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Sunday
20 July

On the Fence Exhibition, Sunnyside Bungalow, Anchor Lane, off West Street, Deal, 11am-4.30pm. Seventh open air exhibition and sale of work by local artists and craftspeople. Great fun, garden party atmosphere; teas and refreshments. Free entry. (Note: Moves to Sunday 27 July if weather is inclement.)

Ken Short
01304 366536
Sunday
20 July

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Monday
21 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/ 0800 8494000
Monday
21 July

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 July for details.

Monday
21 July
- Friday
25 July

Kent Schools Sailing Association's 2014 National Youth Regatta, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer seafront. website: www.nssa2014.downssailingclub.co.uk/

Jamie Blair

Monday
21 July
Kingsdown Conservation Group Annual General Meeting, Kings Head public house, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7.15 pm. website: www.facebook.com/kingsdown.conservationgroup  
 
Tuesday
22 July
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
Tuesday
22 July
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
22 July
Knitting for the Needy - 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
Tuesday
22 July
Bingo Club, Village Hall, Ripple, 7pm. (NB: next meeting - after summer break - is 22 September.)  
Tuesday
22 July

Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 7.10pm - 8.10pm. A weekly beginners' class for Latin Line Dancing; no partner needed. Fee: £5 per session.

Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Wednesday
23 July

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

01304 361999

Wednesday
23 July
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/ 0800 8494000
Wednesday
23 July

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
23 July

Douglas Haig, Hero or Villain? - a lecture by Major Gordon Corrigan, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 7pm. website: www.dealstandrews.org.uk

01304 381131
 
Thursday
24 July - Tuesday
2 September
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break:
Thursday 24 July to Tuesday 2 September inclusive (includes: Bank holiday - Monday 25 August). See KCC website.
 
Thursday
24 July -
Thursday
14 August
Stranger in the Window Competition, Deal and Walmer shops. The local Chamber of Trade's annual competition in which the public is invited to spot "out of place" items in local shop windows.  
Thursday
24 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/  
Thursday
24 July
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
24 July
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
24 July

Short Course in Indian Cooking, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal, 6.30pm. See 17 July for details. website

01304 362288
Thursday
24 July
 Benjy Cohen - for one night only, a master of magic, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Thursday
24 July
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
24 July
Bingo Session, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, starts 7.30pm.  
 
Friday
25 July
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
25 July
Edible British Seaweeds - choosing and using, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal, 10am-1pm. Lucia Stuart (of The Wild Kitchen) on cooking with local seaweeds, how to preserve them for winter months and enjoy them fresh in the summer. Fee: £65. (Optional seaweed gathering foray at St Margaret's Bay on Thursday 24 July, 4pm- 5pm.) more details: website Stephanie Hayman
01304 362288
Friday
25 July
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
25 July
 Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre, 3pm (doors open 2.30pm). Entry: £3.50. Astor Theatre
Friday
25 July

Charity Quiz, Royal British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal. Entry: £3. To help raise funds for TOPS (Together Offering Positive Support), a local breast cancer support group offering sympathetic and practical help and raising money for cancer charities.

Malcolm Farrant
01304 729075
Friday
25 July
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
Friday
25 July
Ballroom and Latin American Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Join a friendly relaxed class; all welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Friday
25 July
- Sunday
27 July

Summer Beer Festival, The Berry public house, Canada Road, Walmer. Twenty ales on tap. Presentation of the "CAMRA Branch Pub of The Year" award on Saturday afternoon. Plus "GlastonBerry" music festival on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

01304 362411
 
Saturday
26 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
26 July
and Sunday
27 July
Deal and District Camera Club Summer Photographic Exhibition in aid of Kent Air Ambulance. The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Admission free. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com  
Saturday
26 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm. See Saturday 5 July for details. 01304 364288
Saturday,
26 July - Thursday,
31 July
Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival and Regatta Week.
website: www.dealcarnival.moonfruit.com
Chairman
John Trickey
01304 381990
Saturday,
26 July - Saturday
2 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
Saturday,
26 July
Carnival Week event: Teddy Bears' Picnic, Walmer Green, 2.30pm-5.30pm. Children's event with carnival rides and entertainment. 01304 381990
Saturday,
26 July
Party on the Green with DJ Gareth Hopkins, Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-9.30pm.  
Saturday,
26 July
Firework Display, by Lifeboat House, Walmer Green, 9.30pm.  
Saturday,
26 July
Summer Beer Festival, The Berry public house, Canada Road, Walmer. See Friday 25 July for details. 01304 362411
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Sunday
27 July
 Deal Record and CD Fair, Astor Community Theatre, 9.30am - 4.30pm. (Cafe bar open 9am). Retailers from all over East Kent offer vinyl, CDs, DVDs and memorabilia. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Sunday
27 July
"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/.
 
Sunday
27 July
Deal and District Camera Club Summer Photographic Exhibition. The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Admission free. See Saturday 26 July for details.  
Sunday
27 July
Punch and Judy at Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am–5pm. See Saturday 5 July for details. 01304 364288
Sunday
27 July
Guided Nature Walk with local expert Eddy Turner, Hawkshill Freedown, Walmer, 10am - approx 12noon. Free; booking not necessary. Meet in the car park at the junction of Liverpool Road and Grams Road shortly before 10am. Suitable clothing and sturdy footwear are advised. A Walmer Parish Council event. 01304 362363
Sunday
27 July
Dover Patrol Service, The Dover Patrol Memorial, Leathercote Point, near St Margaret's Bay, 10.30am. Organised by Deal Veterans' Association.  
Sunday
27 July
ACE (Alternative Christmas Experience) Annual Meeting, Astor Community Theatre studio, Stanhope Road, Deal, 11am.  
Sunday
27 July
Junior Angling Competition, Deal Pier, 11am-3pm. Open to all young anglers under 16 years. Enter from 9.30am on the Pier; entry fee £1. Organised by Deal Angling Club. 01304 361248
Sunday
27 July
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
Sunday
27 July
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk. 01322 284400
Sunday
27 July
Summer Beer Festival, The Berry public house, Canada Road, Walmer. See Friday 25 July for details. 01304 362411
 
Monday
28 July - Friday
1 August
Children's Holiday Activities: Swimming and Tennis Coaching Classes - running weekdays for the next four weeks at Tides and Deal Indoor Tennis Centre, Park Avenue, Deal. For details, see Your Leisure website. 01304 373399
Monday
28 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/ 0800 8494000
Monday
28 July

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 July for details.

Monday
28 July
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-10pm. 01322 284400
Monday
28 July
 The Last Picture Club: The Dallas Buyers Club, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Screening of AIDS themed drama directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto. Tickets £3 members; £4 concessions; £5 non-members. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday
29 July
Your Leisure Kidzclub sports and arts activities for children aged 5– to 11-years, John Myers Sports Hall, Salisbury Road, Walmer, 9am-4pm. Members £11.80; non-members £15.40. website: http://yourleisure.uk.com/kids-activities
/holiday-club/
01304 373399
Tuesday
29 July
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/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Tuesday
29 July
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
29 July

Big Tea Party, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Hosted by the church's knitting group in aid of Marie Curie. Cup of tea/coffee plus cake for £2.50. Guess how many pieces of material have been used for quilt, 50p a try. Homemade cake stall. Sale of knitting items. Open to everyone. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

01304 448168
Tuesday
29 July
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-10pm. 01322 284400
Tuesday
29 July

Adult Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 7.10pm - 8.10pm. A weekly beginners' class for Latin Line Dancing; no partner needed. Fee: £5 per session.

Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
 
Wednesday
30 July

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

01304 361999

Wednesday
30 July
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/ 0800 8494000
Wednesday
30 July
"Loose Fibres" Craft and Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 9.30am-12.30pm. Informal meeting for men and women - to share craft skills and chat. Entry: £2.  
Wednesday
30 July
Carnival Week event: Baby Show, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 1.45pm. Entry: adults £1. 01304 381990
Wednesday
30 July
Art and Nature Afternoon - for children and their families, Hawkshill Freedown, Walmer, 2pm. A free event organised by Walmer Parish Council and the White Cliffs Countryside Partnership Green Gang. To join in, meet the organiser Steve Walker in the car park at the junction of Liverpool Road and Grams Road at 2pm. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them throughout the event. 01304 241806
Wednesday
30 July
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-10pm. 01322 284400
Wednesday
30 July

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
30 July
Carnival Week events:
Party on the Prom
, Deal Seafront, starts 5pm.
RNLI Lifeboat Rescue Display, by Deal Pier, 7pm.
Fishing Boat Race, off Deal Beach, 7.30pm.
01304 381990
Wednesday
30 July
Carnival Week event: Firework Display, Deal Seafront, 10.15pm. 01304 381990
 
Thursday
31 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/  
Thursday
31 July
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
31 July
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-10pm. 01322 284400
Thursday
31 July
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
31 July
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

Thursday
31 July
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
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