October 2014
Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for October 2014
Quick links to events in October 2014
Wednesday 1 - Saturday 4 Sunday 5 - Saturday 11 Sunday 12 - Saturday 18
Sunday 19 - Saturday 25 Sunday 26 - Friday 31  
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October Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
October Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
October  Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
October Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
October Deal Area Foodbank food distribution
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Every day
in October
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-5pm. Admission: English Heritage members Free; adult £5.20; child £3.10; concession £4.70; family ticket £13.50.
website:
www.english-heritage.org.uk/
Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Every day
in October
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-5pm. Admission: English Heritage members free; adult £7.90; child £4.70; concession £7.10; family ticket £20.50. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Every day
in October
(except Mondays)
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4pm; Saturdays 11am-4.40pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. Admission: adults £3; concessions and children £1.50. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
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October Exhibition: Ursula Allen and Cathy T, Astor Community Theatre (bar area). Mixed media artwork by two local artists. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Wednesday
1 October

- Friday
3 October
Exhibition: Local WW1 Memorials and Plaques - a display incorporating the work of Time2Give volunteers. Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal. For library opening times, see: website. Free entry. (Last few days of display which opened on Saturday 6 September.)  
Wednesday
1 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
1 October
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
1 October
"Recycled Teenagers" Tea Party, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. A celebration of "Full of Life "week for local residents over 60-years-of-age. Music, a raffle, homemade nibbles, some guest speakers and nostalgia. It's free, but please pre-book with Kerry. Kerry Rubins
07708 913976
Wednesday
1 October

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
1 October

Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Members Autumn Show, The Parish Hall, Great Mongeham; staging from 6pm to 7.25pm; judging from 7.30pm. website: greatmongehamhorticulturalsociety.org/gmh.

 
Wednesday
1 October
Deal Philatelic Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Public and new members welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Wednesday
1 October
Deal and District Camera Club Weekly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
Wednesday
1 October
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday
2 October
Drop-in session: Volunteering - an informal opportunity for anyone interested in volunteering to learn more; no appointment necessary. Dover District Volunteer Centre (Deal office), 26 Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. 01304 367898
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Thursday
2 October
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. 0800 8494000
Thursday
2 October
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
2 October
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
2 October

Time and Tide Beer Tasting, Astor Community Theatre, from 7pm. Founders of Deal's own Time and Tide Brewing, Sam and Paul, share their passion for craft beer and brewing. Free entry.

Astor Theatre
Thursday
2 October
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
2 October
Deal Writers' Group Meeting, Dealability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Visitors and new members welcome. website: www.dealwriters.co.uk.
 
Friday
3 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
3 October
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
3 October
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
3 October
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Friday
3 October
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
Friday
3 October
Ska Night At The Astor, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Ska bands and artists. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday
4 October
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Saturday
4 October
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
4 October
Private Widdle Social Club, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. A comedy cabaret evening - music, entertainment and variety, swinging from the alternative to the surreal. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
Saturday
4 October
Quiz Night, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £4. In aid of Admiral demential nurses charity.  
Saturday
4 October
Charity Horse Racing Night with live music by Gentlemen of Few, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets £5. In aid of RNLI. website: www.kayakingchallenge.blogspot.co.uk David Herriott
07870 112823
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Sunday
5 October
4th Annual "Stepping Out" Sponsored Walk, book in at the seafront "gravel pit" car park near Walmer Castle at 10am; start at 10.30am. Route: Walmer and Deal seafront to The Chequers Kitchen, Sandown, and back. Entry fee: £5 (includes buffet). In aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity. Contact Kerry for details and sponsorship forms. webpage:Facebook Kerry Rubins
07708 913976
Sunday
5 October
Wedding Fair, Astor Community Theatre, 11am-4pm. Free entry. Showcasing local wedding suppliers and specialists. The Astor Theatre has a wedding and civil partnership ceremony licence. Astor Theatre
 
Monday
6 October
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Monday
6 October

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

Monday
6 October
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Monday
6 October

Free Fit Club, Marke Wood recreation ground, off Dover Road, Walmer, 6pm-7pm. Weekly free open air fitness and fun training; suitable for all. details: facebook group

Book a place:
Natasha
07590 545947
Monday
6 October
Ajax Badminton Club weekly meeting, John Myers Sports Hall, former Walmer Science College, Salisbury Road, Walmer, 7pm - 10pm. New members welcome. Philip Chiperfield
07701 005127
 
Tuesday
7 October
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 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. website: www.mapsactivityprogrammes.co.uk/ Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
7 October
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
 
Wednesday
8 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
8 October
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
8 October
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
Wednesday
8 October

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
8 October
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. See Wednesday 1 October for details. John Harrop
01304 360956
Wednesday
8 October
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday
9 October
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. 0800 8494000
Thursday
9 October
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
9 October
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
9 October
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
9 October
Deal Rotary Annual 200 Club Grand Draw, Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Walmer. Bingo session and prize draw. Open to public. New 200 Club memberships currently available. Tony Nicholls
01304 381849
Thursday
9 October
Susan Calman, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Award-winning comedian Susan Calman is embarking on her first ever UK tour. Tickets: £14. Astor Theatre
Thursday
9 October
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Village Hall, Ripple, 8pm. Local residents welcome to attend.  
 
Friday
10 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
10 October
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 3 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
10 October
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm. New members welcome.  
Friday
10 October
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Friday
10 October
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
Friday
10 October
The Hatton Hootenanny III - a night of rock 'n' roll, blues and the best roots music peformed by local musicians to raise money for the Pilgrims Hospice charity. Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £12. Astor Theatre
Friday
10 October
Piano duo: Yoo and Kim, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Concert with award winnng piano duo Yoon-Jee Kim and Jackie Jaekyung Yoo. Tickets: £12; students £5 (bookable at the Astor Theatre).  
 
Saturday
11 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
11 October
Guide Dogs for the Blind (Deal branch) Autumn Fair, Cleary Hall, Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Performance by the Landmark Show Choir, 11am-11.30am. Elizabeth Sykes
Branch Organiser
Saturday
11 October
Macmillan Coffee Morning, The Kings Head, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 10am-12noon.  
Saturday
11 October
Concert featuring local musicians, Deal Hoodeners, Sunshine Ukes, Astor Community Choir and St Leonard's Handbells. St Leonard's Church, Rectory Road, Deal, 7pm. Admission £5 (includes light refreshments).  
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Sunday
12 October

Alexander Technique - Introductory Group Class, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. An informal, small group introduction to The Alexander Technique; a self-help method which promotes ease of movement and coordination by addressing the habitual tension patterns that may also underlie neck, back and joint pain, stiffness, poor posture or conditions associated with stress. All welcome. Cost £15. website: www.madelenewebb.com

Madelene Webb
07939 347099

Sunday
12 October
British Open Fishing Competition, Deal Angling Club 1919 HQ, 13 The Marina, Deal, 11am - 4pm. Also British Open Junior Angling Championship for all anglers under 16 years of age. website: www.dealseafishing.com/deal-angling-club.html 01304 363968
Sunday
12 October
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Sunday
12 October

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

Astor Theatre
 
Monday
13 October
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Monday
13 October

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

Monday
13 October

Free Fit Club, Ripplevale School, Chapel Lane, Ripple CT14 8JG, 6pm-7pm. Weekly free fitness and fun training; suitable for all. details: facebook group

Book a place:
...2go.simplybook.me...
Monday
13 October
Ajax Badminton Club weekly meeting, John Myers Sports Hall, former Walmer Science College, Salisbury Road, Walmer, 7pm - 10pm. New members welcome. Philip Chiperfield
07701 005127
 
Tuesday
14 October
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 7 October for details.) Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
14 October
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Tuesday
14 October
Bingo Session, Village Hall, Ripple, 7pm.  
Tuesday
14 October
Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Talk by Chris McCooey on "Smuggling on the South Coast”. Admission: members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £1. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday
15 October
Farmers' Market - sale of local farm produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
15 October
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
15 October
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
01304 364326
Wednesday
15 October

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
15 October
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. See Wednesday 1 October for details. John Harrop
01304 360956
Wednesday
15 October
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday
16 October
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. 0800 8494000
Thursday
16 October
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
16 October
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
16 October
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
16 October
Deal Writers' Group Meeting and AGM, Dealability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Visitors and new members welcome. website: www.dealwriters.co.uk.
Thursday
16 October
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
Thursday
16 October
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Talk by Mandy Pile (Dover DC Waste Services Manager). Visitors and new members welcome.  
Thursday
16 October
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Liz Worley will be demonstrating - 'A Little Something for Christmas'. As well as expert talks, activities include workshops and practical evenings. New members welcome. Jane Wilson
01304 379082
Thursday
16 October
Rory McCloud - a one man soul band, poet and storyteller, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £12. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
17 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
17 October
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 3 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
17 October
Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Tickets: £3.50. Astor Theatre
Friday
17 October
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Friday
17 October
The Wicked Trade - a talk and musical entertainment on the theme of smuggling by local historian Gregory Holyoake, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Tickets £7.50 (include refreshments) from Walmer Parish Council, 8 The Strand, Walmer.  
Friday
17 October
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
Friday
17 October
Talking Books presents Gavin Esler - award winning television and radio broadcaster, journalist and author, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £8. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday
18 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
18 October
Deal Artisan Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-4.30pm. Sale of work by Kentish artists and crafters. Free entry. Sarah Bullock
Saturday
18 October
Sale of children's clothing and toys, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Admission 50p. Karen
07991 564814
Saturday
18 October
Art Exhibition, St John the Evangelist Church, Kingsdown, 10am-5pm. Display of works by local artists. (Also on Sunday 19 October.)  
Saturday
18 October
Seedy Saturday "plants swap" session, The Landmark Community Garden, Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Bring some surplus plants, cuttings or seeds and swap them for something new or different. All are invited. website: DealWithIt  
Saturday
18 October
Northern Soul - with DJs Pete 'Vinyl Flair' Crascall, Nicki 'Bint of Soul' Shaw and special guests, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £5. Astor Theatre
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Sunday
19 October
Antiques and Collectables Fair, Astor Community Theatre, 9am – 4pm. 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Entry: £1. Astor Theatre
Sunday
19 October
Art Exhibition, St John the Evangelist Church, Kingsdown, 12noon-5pm. Display of works by local artists.  
 
Monday
20 October
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Monday
20 October

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

Monday
20 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. Rubber bridge; new members welcome. Also meet Tuesdays and Thursdays. 07825 703352
Monday
20 October

Free Fit Club, Ripplevale School, Chapel Lane, Ripple CT14 8JG, 6pm-7pm. Weekly free fitness and fun training; suitable for all. details: facebook group

Book a place:
...2go.simplybook.me...
Monday
20 October
Ajax Badminton Club weekly meeting, John Myers Sports Hall, former Walmer Science College, Salisbury Road, Walmer, 7pm - 10pm. New members welcome. Philip Chiperfield
07701 005127
 
Tuesday
21 October
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 7 October for details.) Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
21 October
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Tuesday
21 October
Trafalgar Day Service, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 11am. Organised by the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men.  
Tuesday
21 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. See Monday 20 October for details. 07825 703352
Tuesday
21 October
Knitting for the Needy monthly meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday
22 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
22 October
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
22 October
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
01304 364326
Wednesday
22 October

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
22 October
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. See Wednesday 1 October for details. John Harrop
01304 360956
Wednesday
22 October
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday
23 October
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. 0800 8494000
Thursday
23 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. See Monday 20 October for details. 07825 703352
Thursday
23 October
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
23 October
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
23 October
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
23 October
Bingo Session, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All welcome.  
Thursday
23 October
Wine Tasting - food and wine tasting evening, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £25. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
24 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
24 October
Hearing After-care Clinic, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free drop-in service to clean and retube hearing aids. No appointment needed.  
Friday
24 October
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 3 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
24 October
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Friday,
24 October
Charity Quiz, Royal British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal. Entry: £3. To help raise funds for the Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, the local Deal branch that provides welfare, comradship, representation and Remembrance for the Armed Forces community. Malcolm Farrant
01304 729075
Friday
24 October
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
Friday,
24 October

Friends of the Astor Jazz and Cocktail Evening, Astor Community Theatre, doors 6.30pm, starts 7pm. Live jazz with Hugh Mitchell, cocktails created by 'The Lane' and canapes by The Dining Club. Entry: free to "Friends" members. New members welcome; sign up on the night.

Astor Theatre
 
Saturday
25 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Saturday
25 October
Annual Bulb Planting at Kingsdown - supply of bags of bulbs to Kingsdown Conservation Group members for planting around the village. Collect them from the bottom of the Church path, 10am - 10.30am; a list of spaces/areas identified for planting will be provided. See facebook.  
Saturday
25 October
Walmer Police and Councillor Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. A drop-in session for local residents to meet local council and police representatives and share ideas and concerns. No appointment necessary. 01304 362363
Saturday
25 October
Deal Green Energy Fair, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 11am-3pm. Stalls, talks, advice on Green Energy options and insulation workshop. Admission free. website: DealWithIt  
Saturday
25 October
Race Night - in aid of Kingsdown Rocks 2015 funds, The Kings Head, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 8pm. Race cards: £2.50 each.  
Saturday
25 October
The Animals and Friends with Steve Cropper - the seminal rhythm-and-blues band, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £25. Astor Theatre
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Sunday,
26 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
 
Monday 27
- Friday 31 October

KCC School Holiday Break
website: www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

 

Monday 27
- Friday 31 October

"Spooky Fun" Half Term Holiday Club, Rippledown Centre, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 9am-4pm each day (early morning from 8am and evening till 5pm options available). Fee: £80 for week; £20 per day. website: http://rippledown.com/holiday-club-in-east-kent/

01304 851737
Monday
27 October
HealthWalk, Fowlmead Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Monday
27 October

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

Monday
27 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. See Monday 20 October for details. 07825 703352
Monday
27 October

Free Fit Club, Ripplevale School, Chapel Lane, Ripple CT14 8JG, 6pm-7pm. Weekly free fitness and fun training; suitable for all. details: facebook group

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Monday
27 October
Ajax Badminton Club weekly meeting, John Myers Sports Hall, former Walmer Science College, Salisbury Road, Walmer, 7pm - 10pm. New members welcome. Philip Chiperfield
07701 005127
Monday
27 October
Last Picture Club presents The Wolf Of Wall Street, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. Tickets: £5, concessions £4, Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday
28 October
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 7 October for details.) Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday
28 October
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Tuesday
28 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. See Monday 20 October for details. 07825 703352
Tuesday 28 and Wednesday
29 October
Deal Savoyards present 'Quip and Crank', Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday
29 October
Charity Halloween Day (to raise money for Demelza Children's Hospice), Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am-1pm. Activities include pumpkin carving competition and prizes for the best fancy dress costume. Entry £2. 01304 373399
Wednesday
29 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Wednesday
29 October
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0800 8494000
Wednesday
29 October
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
01304 364326
Wednesday
29 October

Landmark Show Choir Meetings:
#1
The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6pm.
#2 Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.
For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Wednesday
29 October
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com John Harrop (Secretary)
01304 360956
Wednesday
29 October
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday
30 October
Breadmaking Class, Chequers Kitchen Cookery School, Golf Road, Deal, 9.30am-12noon. Budget trtaining session for adults and children over 8yrs. Cost: £5 per family. Stephanie
01304 362288
Thursday
30 October
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. 0800 8494000
Thursday
30 October
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-5pm. See Monday 20 October for details. 07825 703352
Thursday
30 October
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Thursday
30 October
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Thursday
30 October
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Thursday
30 October
The Rocky Horror Picture Show celebration, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £5. Astor Theatre
 
Friday
31 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Friday
31 October
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 3 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Friday
31 October
Halloween Fun Run (in aid of Children with Cancer UK) - Seafront from Deal Castle to Walmer Castle and back, start 6pm. Registration £5 (includes a bottle of water). Fancy dress optional with prize for the best dress. All are welcome; no age limit. Sponsorship forms
Janine Clancy
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Friday
31 October
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Friday
31 October
Halloween Party, The Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 7pm-11pm. Family event with disco, refreshments and fancy dress competition. Tickets £4.95 per head; family ticket £19.95 (2 adults + 3 children). In aid of Cancer Care Club, Kent and Canterbury Hospital. Details and tickets:
Sue Kennedy
07947 889246
Friday
31 October
Cellist Mikhail Nemtsov in Concert, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, doors 7pm, concert 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Details and booking: Astor Theatre.  
Friday
31 October
Claude Bourbon - classical and jazz guitarist, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets: £12. Astor Theatre
Friday,
31 October

Public Star Gazing, Walmer Castle car park, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-10pm. The South East Kent Astronomical Society's monthly public star gazing meeting. Telescopes and other equipment available and SEKAS members on hand to answer questions. Free. NB: This event depends on the prospect of partly clear skies. website: www.sekas.co.uk.

Tom Norton
Publicity Officer

Friday
31 October
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk  
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