Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for March 2016
Quick links to events in March
Tuesday 1 - Saturday 5 Sunday 6 - Saturday 12 Sunday 13 - Saturday 19
Sunday 20 - Saturday 26 Sunday 27 - Thursday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Every Saturday and Sunday
in March
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-4pm. Admission: adult £5.20; child £3.10; concession £4.70; family £13.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181

Every Saturday and Sunday
until March
24

Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. Open to the public, 10am-4pm. Admission: adult £7.90; child £4.70; concession £7.10; family £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Open on Easter Bank Holiday weekend Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Saturday 26, Sunday 27 and Monday 28 March: 11.30am - 4.30pm. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk. 01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
Every Day
in March
Deal Pier. (Winter opening times: 1 December-31 March.) Fishing: daily: 8am-6pm. Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 6pm. All night group bookings available Sunday to Thursday 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Sunday-Friday 8am-5.15pm; Saturday 8am-10pm.
Dover District Council website

 

EXTERNAL EVENTS AND MEETINGS DIARIES
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
 
Quick links to events in March
Tuesday 1 - Saturday 5 Sunday 6 - Saturday 12 Sunday 13 - Saturday 19
Sunday 20 - Saturday 26 Sunday 27 - Thursday 31  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Dates Events details More information
All March
  Art Display: Work by Adam Frost, Astor Community Theatre. As well as teaching art in schools, his commissioned work includes comic, graffiti, pop and portrait styles. Entry Free. Astor Theatre

Art Exhibition: "Two Visions With Photography", Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Photographic art by Gerry and Leonard Whybrow. Free entry. Open 11am-4pm Wednesdays to Sundays from Friday 4 March to Sunday 3 April. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk/

Heather Corley
01304 360411
 
Tuesday 1 March
St David's Day 2016  
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
Facebook page.
HealthWalks 2016 - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. Starting today, a weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5 and pre-booking is essential to help with catering.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
Knitting for the Needy weekly meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Landmark Jazz Club, Top Room, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 8pm. Featuring the JAVAJAM five-piece jazz band, led by Sarah-Jane Hassell, who has come from starring in many West Ends shows including Les Mis, Cats and Miss Saigon. A night of cool jazz. Entry: £8. The club meets monthly (first Tuesday). John Spooner
01304 360228
e-mail:
 
Wednesday 2 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm . Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). Meets weekly during school term times. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Brian Laverick-Smith on "Bovver with the Hovver". website: http://greatmongeham
horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/
 
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
 
Thursday 3 March
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly event with tea, coffee and chat.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Police Surgery, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-4pm. An opportunity for local residents to seek advice and raise any concerns. website: Kent Police.  
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. website: www.greatmongehampc.kentparishes.gov.uk/ Parish Clerk
01304 614320
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Tim FitzHigham, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The award-winning British comedian, author, artist and world record holder. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 4 March
Clean for The Queen Weekend (March 4, 5 and 6). A campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday. Individuals, volunteer groups, local councils, businesses and schools are invited to take part. Details: www.cleanforthequeen.co.uk/  
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Women’s World Day of Prayer Service, Salvation Army Hall, West Street, Deal, 10.30am.  
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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 5 March
Clean for The Queen Weekend (March 4, 5 and 6). A campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday. See Friday 4 March for details.  
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Farmer's Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. A variety of local stalls offering quality food and drink, straight from the producers. Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat, cheese, bakery goods, ready meals and more. Refreshments available. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Table-top Sale, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Admission 50p. Sales tables available; contact Karen for details. Karen
07791 564814
Mother's Day Tea Party, Kingsdown and Ringwould C E Primary School Hall, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Entry £5 adults, £2.50 children. Organised by the 12th Deal (Kingsdown) Scout Group in aid of Friends of Kingsdown Playpark amenities. 01304 371138
Imagine The Beatles, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The top Beatles tribute band performing live. Tickets £14; balcony £19. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 6 March
Mothering Sunday 2016 (Mothers Day)  
Clean for The Queen Weekend (March 4, 5 and 6). A campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday. See Friday 4 March for details.  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Sponsored Toddler Hike/Buggy Push, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 1pm start. Route: from Walmer Green to Sandown Castle and back. To raise funds for the Deal Parochial School play equipment. Contact George Franklin for details and sponsorship forms. George Franklin
07733 325185
 
Monday 7 March
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For children up to and including four years. Every Monday during term time; £2 per session. 01304 373297
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts

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

 
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 8 March
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalks 2016 - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5 and pre-booking is essential to help with catering.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
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
Energy Advice Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free advice on understanding gas and electricity bills and if changing energy suppliers could save money. Confidential and with no obligation; just bring a latest energy bill. Sarah Gleave
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Talk by Dr David Wright on "Probate and missing people". Admission: Members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 9 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 10 March
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly event with tea, coffee and chat.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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
St Martin's Womens' Institute Monthly Meeting, The Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. For women of all ages (ranging from 20s to 80s) the group enjoys a variety of speakers, events and other activities. Visitors are welcome. Fees: visitors £2; members £36 annual subscription. 01304 373604
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Craft session: Getting Ready for Easter. Jenny Knight
07780 997596
 
Friday 11 March
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
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Quiz Nite, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. £4 per person; tables of up to eight. Licensed bar; bring own food. Please pre-book. Facebook page. In support of RSPCA Canterbury and District Annimal Centre. Book places:
01304 366833
07930 151716
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
It’s a Long, Long way to Tipperary from Flanders Fields, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Words and music recalling the First World War and its consequences for many people. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 12 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Seedy Saturday, The Landmark Centre Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-1pm. DealWithIt's plant and seed swap session. All invited. website: http://transitiondeal.blogspot.co.uk/p/events.html  
John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. An evening of laughter, pathos - and some fine, often under-rated musicianship. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 13 March
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Beach Clean: Walmer beach. Meet Sea Cafe, Walmer Green, 10am. Action by local green group DealWithIt to clear rubbish from the local beach. Volunteers welcome. website: http://transitiondeal.blogspot.co.uk/p/events.html  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104

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

Astor Theatre
 
Monday 14 March
Commonwealth Day 2016  
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts

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

 
Police Surgery, Village Hall, Ripple, 2.30pm-4pm. An opportunity for local residents to seek advice and raise any concerns. website: Kent Police.  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell
 
Tuesday 15 March
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Police Surgery, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Mill Hill, Deal, 10.30am-11.30am. Discuss concerns and seek advice with local police representatives. Kent Police website.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5 and pre-booking is essential to help with catering.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
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 16 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326
Mongeham and Ripple WI Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Sue Case
01304 374025

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 17 March
St Patrick's Day 2016  
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly event with tea, coffee and chat.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Bardolph’s Box, Astor Community Theatre, shows at 1.30pm and 7.30pm. An entertainment by Up The Road Theatre and Unity Theatre - suitable for 8-12 year olds and their families. Tickets adults £9, concessions £8, children (under 12) £6, family £24. Astor Theatre
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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.  
Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Individuals and teams welcome. Food and fun for £4 per person. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Heritage Evening with slide show and displays on the village's history. Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
 
Friday 18 March
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Police Surgery, outside Marks and Spencer store, High Street, Deal, 10am-11am. Meet local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Kent Police website.  
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686

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

Astor Theatre
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
The King Of Pop - The Legend Continues, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tribute show to Michael Jackson. Tickets £18 standing; balcony seating £23. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 19 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Psychedelic Legends "July", Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. Regarded as one of the most Inspirational and important British Bands of the Sixties. Tickets £15 standing. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 20 March
Palm Sunday  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Approximately 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and DC's Diner. Entry £1. To book a stall call Quentin on 07976 935403. Astor Theatre
 
Monday 21 March
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Kent Police Neighbourhood Panel Meeting, St Margarets Library, 16 Kingsdown Road, St Margarets at Cliffe, 2pm-3pm. website: Kent Police.  

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

 
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Anne O'Donnell

 Last Picture Club presents “The Hundred Foot Journey”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Helen Mirren and Manish Dayal star in tale of rivalry between restaurants in a French village. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 22 March
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalks 2016 - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5 and pre-booking is essential to help with catering.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
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 23 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 24 March
Maundy Thursday  
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly event with tea, coffee and chat.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
 The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Popular light music directed from the violin by Julius Bannister and following in the footsteps of such famous exponents as Alfredo Campoli and Max Jaffa. Tickets £5 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
 
Friday 25 March
Good Friday  
KCC School Holiday Break
Friday 25 March to Sunday 10 April inclusive.
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx
03000 41 41 41
Please check for changes with organisers of regular weekly meetings.
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999

Easter Adventure Quest, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. A clue cracking quest for children, exploring the hidden corners of Walmer Castle. Daily Friday 25 - Monday 28 March. Entry: adult £9.70; child (5-15 years) £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20.

0370 333 1181
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 831686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 Smugglers Good Friday All Day Festival, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7pm, starts 8pm. A packed show using two stages with ten bands and DJs. Tickets £10; students £7. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 26 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

Easter Adventure Quest, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. For details, see Friday 25 March.

0370 333 1181
Craft Fair, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am - 4pm. Sale of handmade craft work in support of Kent and Canterbury Hospital Cancer Care Club. Admission: 25p. Heather Morgan
01304 363710
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront, open 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3; children 5 and over and students £2; children under 5 free. 01304 362444
 
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Sunday 27 March
Easter Sunday  

Start of British Summer Time (at 1am GMT). Clocks move forward by an hour, making it 2am BST. (BST ends on Sunday, 30 October 2016.)

 
Easter Day Sunrise Service, in front of RNLI Lifeboat House, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30am. 01304 366605
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

Easter Adventure Quest, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. For details, see Friday 25 March.

0370 333 1181
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront, open 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3; children 5 and over and students £2; children under 5 free. 01304 362444
 
Monday 28 March
Easter Monday  

Easter Adventure Quest, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. For details, see Friday 25 March.

0370 333 1181
HealthWalks 2016 - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Please check with organiser Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront, open 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3; children 5 and over and students £2; children under 5 free. 01304 362444
 
Tuesday 29 March
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)

Senior Citizens' Luncheon, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, The Drill Field, off Canada Road, Walmer, 1pm. A weekly two-course lunch and get-together for local senior citizens. Cost of the meal is £5 and pre-booking is essential to help with catering.

Pre-book a place:
07933 523112
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
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public. 01304 361999
 
Wednesday 30 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 31 March
Drop In Social, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly event with tea, coffee and chat.  
HealthWalks 2016 - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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
 LDN Wrestling, , Astor Community Theatre, doors open 6pm, starts 7pm. Professional wrestling featuring popular champion Travis, the Duke of London, Jonathan Hardwick and northern sensation Andy O Sullivan. Tickets £12; concessions £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
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
 
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