March 2015
Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for March 2015
Quick links to events in March
Sunday 1 - Saturday 7 Sunday 8 - Saturday 14 Sunday 15 - Saturday 21
Sunday 22 - Saturday 28 Sunday 29 - Tuesday 31  
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March 2015 Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
March 2015 Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
March 2015  Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
March 2015 Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
March 2015 Deal Area Foodbank food distribution
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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/ Customer Services
0870 333 1181

Closed until March 30

Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Customer Services
0870 333 1181
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All March   Exhibition of work by artist and children's fashion designer Audrey Roethenbaugh, Astor Community Theatre, admission free. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday
1 March
St David's Day 2015  
Sunday
1 March
Indoor Boot Fair, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 10am-3pm. 01304 239199
 
Monday
2 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led 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
Monday
2 March

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
Monday
2 March

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

 
 
Tuesday
3 March
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Tuesday
3 March
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.
Tuesday
3 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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. No need to book, just turn up. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Tuesday
3 March
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)
Tuesday
3 March
Neighbourhood Forum Community Meeting for Deal and Walmer Area, St Georges Church, High Street, Deal, 7pm - 9pm. Topic: Traffic, Transport and Highways. website: www.dover.gov.uk/Community/Community-Portal/Neighbourhood-Forums/Home.aspx. Kirsty Ash
01304 872421
Tuesday
3 March

Deal Society Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Talk by retired consultant microbiologist Dr Geoff Scott on the life and work of Joseph Lister, a past Walmer resident and the pioneer of antiseptic surgery. Free entry. website: www.thedealsociety.org.uk/home/events.

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Wednesday
4 March
Ash Wednesday  
Wednesday
4 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
4 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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/ 0300 123 1220
Wednesday
4 March

Landmark Show Choir Meetings:
The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm.
Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
4 March
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest Speaker: Russell Miles on "Wildlife photography". website: http://greatmongehamhorticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/  
 
Thursday
5 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
5 March
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
Friday
6 March
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
6 March
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
6 March
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, 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
6 March
March Of The Mods in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. An evening of bands and DJs. Entry £5. Astor Theatre
Friday
6 March
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
7 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
7 March
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
Saturday
7 March
 Jo Caulfield - “Uninformed Opinions”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Award-winning comedian Jo Caulfield presents a brand new show. Tickets £14. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
8 March
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
     
 
Monday
9 March
Commonwealth Day 2015  
Monday
9 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. 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
Monday
9 March

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
Monday
9 March

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

 
 
Tuesday
10 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Tuesday
10 March
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)
 
Wednesday
11 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
11 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
 
Thursday
12 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
12 March
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
Friday
13 March
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
13 March
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
13 March
 Talking Books presents Josephine Tewson – Still Keeping Up Appearances, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. The popular actress talks about her early years in British theatre, the move into television comedy and her ill-fated, but hilarious, marriage to Leonard Rossiter. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
Friday
13 March
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/  
 
Saturday
14 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
14 March
Police and Councillor Surgery, Walmer Parish Council office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-11.30am. An opportunity for local residents to raise concerns and suggestions. No appointment necessary.  
Saturday
14 March
 Re-Take That, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tribute show for pop group Take That. Tickets £14. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
15 March
Mothering Sunday 2015 (Mothers Day)  
Sunday
15 March
 Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-4pm. Around 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
16 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Monday
16 March

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
Monday
16 March

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

 
 
Tuesday
17 March
St Patrick's Day 2015  
Tuesday
17 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Sandown Castle, North 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
Tuesday
17 March
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)
 
Wednesday
18 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
18 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Coordinators
0800 8494000
 
Thursday
19 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
19 March
 Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre. doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Entry: £3.50. Astor Theatre
Thursday
19 March
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
19 March
Fun Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Entry £4 (includes refreshments). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.  
Thursday
19 March
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Mark Lumsdon-Taylor of Hadlow College and the Betteshanger development. Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
 
Friday
20 March
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
20 March
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
20 March
 The King Of Pop, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tribute show to Michael Jackson. Tickets £18. Astor Theatre
Friday
20 March
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
21 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
21 March
70s and 80s Disco, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Entry by ticket only; tickets £5. In aid of the Lullaby Trust charity. 07733 325185
Saturday
21 March
 La Traviata, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. The Secret Opera team perform Verdi's masterpiece.Sung in Italian, directed by Fraser Grant. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
22 March
 Handmade and Vintage Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-3pm. Vintage clothing, handmade jewellery, retro treasures, crafts and much more. Free entry. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
23 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Monday
23 March

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
Monday
23 March

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

 
 
Tuesday
24 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Tuesday
24 March
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)
 
Wednesday
25 March
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
25 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Wednesday
25 March
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.  
 
Thursday
26 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Thursday
26 March
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
Friday
27 March
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
27 March
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
27 March
 Radio Blighty, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Comedy show combining 40s fun, mystery and skulduggery - with songs, commercials and live sound effects. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
Friday
27 March
Deal Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday
28 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
28 March
Deal Noir Crime Fiction Conference, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 9.45am-5.15pm. Programme includes: best-selling authors speaking on crime fiction in all its forms from dark psychological thrillers through historical fiction to light-hearted romps; interactive question and answer sessions; and the announcement of the winner of the Deal Noir/East Kent Mercury Flash Fiction Award 2015. For detail and tickets, see : https://dealnoir.wordpress.com/  
Saturday
28 March
Table Top Sale, Walmer Baptist Church, corner of Dover Road/Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10am. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Saturday
28 March

 The Blues Brothers Experience, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A musical tribute featuring a live ten-piece band to the Blues Brothers created by comedy actors Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi. Tickets £15.

Astor Theatre
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Sunday
29 March

Start of British Summer Time (at 1am GMT). Clocks move forward by an hour, making it 2am BST. (BST ends on Sunday, 25 October 2015.)
Palm Sunday

 
 
Monday
30 March
HealthWalks 2015 - Fowlmead Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Monday
30 March

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
Monday
30 March

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

 
Monday
30 March
 The Last Picture Club presents Calvary, Astor Community Theatre. Screening of John Michael McDonagh's film starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd and Kelly Reilly. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday
31 March
HealthWalks 2015 - 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
Tuesday
31 March
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)
 
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  This page was updated on January 28, 2015