Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for July 2016
Quick links to events in July
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 Monday 4 - Sunday 10 Monday 11 - Sunday 17
Monday 18 - Sunday 24 Monday 25 - Sunday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in July, 10am-6pm. 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 every day*, 10am-6pm (*but closed on July 1 and 2 and shorter opening of 2pm-6pm on July 3). Admission: adult £9.70; child £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront
Open: Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive; 11.30am to 4.30pm (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk.

For Group visits:
01304 373417
or 01304 368255
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; closed Mondays. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Deal Pier. Open every day: 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
 
EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
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
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in July
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 Monday 4 - Sunday 10 Monday 11 - Sunday 17
Monday 18 - Sunday 24 Monday 25 - Sunday 31  
Events details More information
All July
  Photographic Display: Work by amateur landscape photographer Michael Williams - originally from the north west of England but now living in Deal. Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. Entry free. Astor Theatre

Art Exhibition: "Diverse Stories" - paintings and drawings by Pamela Lloyd-Jones, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Free entry. Open 11am-4pm Wednesdays to Sundays from Sunday 3 July to Sunday 31 July. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
Friday 1 July
Deal Festival of Music and The Arts Summer Festival 2016.
Friday 1 to Saturday 16 July. See the Festival Website for details.
 
Friday Market - sale of local goods and 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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. 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
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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Festival: European Union Chamber Orchestra, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Soloist Guy Johnson (cello). In association with Orchestras Live. Festival Website
 International comedian Rich Wilson, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15. 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 2 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Farmer's 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. 07828 647511
Facebook page

Aunty Nora’s Vintage Market, St George's Hall, St George's Passage, off High Street, Deal, 10am–4pm. A vintage and handmade market with vintage clothing, handmade jewellery, retro treasures, crafts and much more. Free entry.

SEAS Open Studios/Art Trail, various artists' studios in Deal and Walmer and surrounding area. Meet local artists and see their work. Being held over three weekends starting today. For details, see: https://searts.wordpress.com/  
 Open Studios Art Display, The Astor Community Theatre in the Balcony and upstairs Grieg Studios. Ten artists from SEAS exhibit their work over this weekend. Astor Theatre
Community Fun Day, Walmer Green. EVENT CANCELLED. George Franklin
Deal Festival: Deal Coal, St Saviour’s Church, The Strand, Walmer, 11am. Mining in East Kent and beyond through words and music. Festival Website
Food and Craft Festival, Walmer Court Farm Shop, 466 Dover Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-4pm. Live music, hot and artisan food, real ale and local crafts. Free entry. Facebook page
 Deal Festival: The Very Magic Flute with KrazyKats Theatre Company, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 3pm. Sign Language Art loosely based on Mozart’s opera. Festival Website
Deal Festival: Freddy Kempf - one of today’s most successful pianists, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Festival Website
 Small Fakers, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15 standing. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 3 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
SEAS Open Studios/Art Trail. Meet local artists and see their work. For details, see: https://searts.wordpress.com/  
 Open Studios Art Display, The Astor Community Theatre in the Balcony and upstairs Grieg Studios. Work by ten artists. Astor Theatre
Deal Festival: Festival Mass, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 10am. Music to celebrate the Deal Festival. Festival Website

Art Exhibition: "Diverse Stories" - paintings and drawings by Pamela Lloyd-Jones, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-4pm. Free entry. First day. Continues Wednesdays to Sundays until Sunday 31 July. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 4 July
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
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, 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 Festival: Festival Fringe Coffee Concert with the Cambini Ensemble playing te best works of British composers. St Andrew's Church, West Street, Dea, 11am. Festival Website

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

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Deal Festival: Deal, A Most Villainous Place, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.45pm. Julius Caesar to 007 - the history of Deal and Walmer in words and music performed by an ensemble of local actors. Festival Website
 
Tuesday 5 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
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
Deal Festival: National Youth Jazz Orchestra Ambassadors Schools Concert, led by Mark Armstrong, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm. Festival Website
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 6 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
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
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 7 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 Festival: Goodwin Sounds Big Band, Deal Town Hall Undercroft, High Street, Deal, 12noon. Festival Website
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
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. website: www.greatmongehampc.kentparishes.gov.uk/ Parish Clerk
01304 614320
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Festival: Quartet For The End Of Time, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. With Joseph Shiner (clarinet), Michael Foyle (violin), Yelian He (cello) and Maksim Štšura (piano). Festival Website
 
Friday 8 July
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Festival: Lunchtime Recital with Lina Zilinskyte, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 1pm. Baroque played on the harpsichord and clavichord. Festival Website
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.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Festival: Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Festival Website
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 9 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
SEAS Open Studios/Art Trail, various artists' studios in Deal and Walmer and surrounding area. Meet local artists and see their work. Being held over three weekends starting today. For details, see: https://searts.wordpress.com/  
Deal Festival: Guided Walk: The Deal Nobody Knows #1, Saints and Sinners – two-hour walk with local historian Gregory Holyoake. Starting at the seaside of Deal Castle, 2pm. Festival Website
Pamper Evening, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 7pm-10pm. Treat yourself to a Treatment and some shopping. Stalls, raffle, tea and coffee. Admission: 50p. Raising money for Crohn's and Colitis UK charity. Facebook page
Deal Festival: Opera Up Close- La Traviata (Verdi), St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New English version by Robin Norton-Hale with new orchestration for piano, clarinet and cello by Harry Blake. Festival Website
 Lisa Mann, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The 2015 Blues Music Award winning singer and bass guitarist. Tickets: £12. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 10 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance (followed by The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal), 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
SEAS Open Studios/Art Trail. Meet local artists and see their work. For details, see: https://searts.wordpress.com/  
The Band of HM Royal Marines 27th Anniversary Concert and Parade, Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, starts 2pm. This very popular event attracts large crowds, so it is strongly advised you check out the information at the www.dealbandstand.org/ website.  

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

Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 11 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
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, 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 Festival: Bold As Quintet Schools Concert, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 11am. Festival Website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 4 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Tea and Chat Social Group, Village Hall, Ripple, 2pm. All welcome.  
 
Tuesday 12 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
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
Deal Festival: Lunchtime Recital with Hannah Parry (violin and recorder), Timothy Edlin (bass-baritone). St Mary’s Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 1pm. Festival Website
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, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Guest speaker Jean Stirk: "introduction to a vestry meeting". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/

 Deal Festival: The Soldiers Tale by Igor Stravinsky performed by the East London Music Group, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.45pm. Tickets: £15; Festival Friends £13; Students £5. Festival Website
 
Wednesday 13 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
Deal Festival: Festival Fringe Coffee Concert, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. Saint-Saens’ Swan-Song - the Cambini Ensemble share their enjoyment of Saint-Saëns works. Festival Website
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 Festival: All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare, Walmer Castle, off Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7pm. Performed by the Changeling Theatre Company in collaboration with English Heritage. An interpreted performance for the deaf. Festival Website
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 14 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 Festival: "Art and Flames" theatre project 2016, Deal Town Hall Undercroft, High Street, Deal, 11.45am. Festival Website
Deal Festival: “Old Bones” - a feast of trombones, Deal Town Hall Undercroft, High Street, Deal, 12.30pm. Festival Website
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 Festival: "Far From Home", St George’s Church High Street, Deal, 7pm. A musical adaption of the book by Berlie Doherty with Year 6 pupils from Deal Parochial Church of England Primary School. Festival Website
Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Individuals and teams welcome. Food and fun for £4 per person. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 Deal Festival: Kosmos Ensemble, featuring Harriet MacKenzie (violin), Meg Hamilton (viola), Miloš Milivojevi? (accordion). The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.45pm. Tickets: £18; students £9. Festival Website
 
Friday 15 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 Festival: Bartosz Glowacki (classical accordion), St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 1pm. One of the leading lights of a new generation of accordionists. Festival Website
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Festival: "Far From Home", St George’s Church High Street, Deal, (two performances) 1.30pm and 7pm. A musical adaption of the book by Berlie Doherty with Year 6 pupils from Deal Parochial Church of England Primary School. Festival Website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686

 Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre, 2pm-3.30pm, doors open 1pm. Meet new friends and learn new steps with resident instructors Andy, Lisa and Patrick. Tickets £3.50.

Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Festival: Steven Isserlis and Conie Shih, St Mary’s Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Festival Website
 Guilty Pleasures Pop Party, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm-late. Disco dancing to all the hits you from the 70s through to the 00s. Tickets: £5, available from the Astor or Connect-U phone shop, High Street, Deal. 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 16 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Family Fun Day, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, Canada Road, Walmer, from 12noon. Activities, games, food and drink, and entertainment for all ages. Facebook page
 Deal Festival: A Dragon's Tale, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, (two performances) 11am and 2pm. A magical story based on the legend of the Lambton Worm through puppets, changing scenery, song, music and sound effects. Followed by a workshop where the children can design and make their own dragon puppet. Tickets: adults £6; children £4. Festival Website
Deal Festival: Conducted Walk: The Deal Nobody Knows #2 - Writers and Artists. A two-hour walk with local historian Gregory Holyoake, starting at the seaside of Deal Castle at 2pm. Festival Website
Deal Festival: National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Directed by Mark Armstrong, one of the greatest jazz organisations in the world. Festival Website
 Chris Helme and Mark James Morriss, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 17 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Free Band Concert with the 1st Whitstable Scout Group Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 18 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/ Bernie
07977 491084
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 Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 4 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  

 Last Picture Club presents “The Danish Girl”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander and Amber Heard. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 19 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
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 20 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
 
Thursday 21 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
 The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Popular light music directed from the violin by Julius Bannister and following in the footsteps of such famous exponents as Alfredo Campoli and Max Jaffa. Tickets £6 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
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
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Clubhouse, Court Road, Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. website: http://scdeal.org/home/  
Deal 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. A small friendly club that meets on the third Thursday of each month - except August and December - for flower arranging demonstrations, practicals and talks. New members and visitors welcome.  
 Noel Coward and Friends Live in LasVegas, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. An affectionate tribute to Noel Coward, Ivor Novello and Gertrude Lawrence in comedy and song. Tickets: £12; concessions £10. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 22 July
Friday Market - sale of local goods and 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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. 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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 Abba - The World’s No.1 Tribute, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £15 standing; balcony seting £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 23 July
Saturday 23 July - Thursday 28 July
Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival and Regatta Week.
See: Facebook.
Chairman
John Trickey
01304 381990
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Kingsdown Rocks Festival 2016 , Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 12noon-11pm. Family and children's activities, live music, barbecue, real ale tent and refreshments. In aid of local charities, including Kingsdown play park. website: www.kingsdownrocks.co.uk  
Saturday, 23 July - Saturday 30 July
Forrest's Family Funfair
, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer. Rides and attractions for all the family. 2.30pm-10pm daily. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.
NB: details subject to confirmation.
 
Sailing Event: Deal Regatta Vancouver Cup, off Deal/Walmer Seafront, starts 2.30pm. Organised by Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, CT14 7DY. website
Carnival Week event: Teddy Bears' Picnic, Walmer Green, 2.30pm - 5.30pm. Annual children's event with carnival rides and entertainment. Teddy bear selection at 3.30pm. Facebook page
Carnival Week event: Party on the Green with DJ Gareth Hopkins, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-9pm. Fireworks display at 9.30pm. Facebook page
 
Sunday 24 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
Sailing Event: Deal Regatta Handicap Races, off Deal/Walmer Seafront, starts 10.15am. Organised by Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, CT14 7DY. website
Carnival Week events on Deal Seafront
Children's Hop Scotch Championships, opposite Deal Pier, 1pm.
Raft Race, Deal Rowing Club HQ to Deal Pier, registration: 1.45pm; starts 2.15pm. Entry £10 per raft.
Facebook (hop scotch)

Facebook (raft race)
Strawberry Cream Tea, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal, 3pm-5pm. Tickets £10 (must be booked in advance). 01304 372098
Facebook page
 
Events details More information
Monday 25 July
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break:
Monday 25 July to Friday 2 September inclusive (includes: Bank holiday - Monday 29 August).
See KCC website.
 Theatre Workshop: Little Toy Shop of Horrors, The Astor Theatre, 10am - 3pm daily (Monday 25 - Friday 29 July). For all ages 7- to 12years. Create characters and storyline; design a set, props and costumes; learn skills in acting, voice, movement, teamwork and devising. Cost per child £135. Astor Theatre
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 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 4 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
 
Tuesday 26 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
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
Sailing Event: Deal Regatta Beauchamp Vase, off Deal/Walmer Seafront, 7.30pm. Organised by Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, CT14 7DY. website
 
Wednesday 27 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
Recycled Teenagers Tea Party - monthly social event for the over-50s, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Entry: £2.50. Guest speakers, a quiz, tea, coffee and a buffet. Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677
Carnival Week events:
Baby Show,
Glamorous Grandmother Competion;
and
Yummy Mummy Competition
, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, starts 1.45pm. Entries on the day.
Facebook page

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
Sailing Event: Deal Regatta Bank Buoy Scramble, off Deal/Walmer Seafront, 7.15pm. Organised by Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, CT14 7DY. website
 The Astor Youth Theatre presents As You Like It, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Performances today and on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 July. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £6; children under 16yrs £5. Astor Theatre
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 28 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, displays and entertainment. Free admission. 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
Carnival Week event: 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. 01304 381990
Facebook page
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 29 July
Friday Market - sale of local goods and 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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. 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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 The Astor Youth Theatre presents As You Like It, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £6; children under 16yrs £5. 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 30 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
 The Astor Youth Theatre presents As You Like It, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £6; children under 16yrs £5. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 31 July
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Art Exhibition: "Diverse Stories" - paintings and drawings by Pamela Lloyd-Jones, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-4pm. Free entry. Final day. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
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