Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for October 2016
Quick links to events in October 2016
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in October, 10am-5pm. 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 in October, 10am-5pm. Admission: adult £9.70; child £5.80; concession £8.70; family £25.20. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4.30pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Deal Pier. Open: 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
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 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 October 2016
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
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All October

Paintings and sculpture by Robert Persey and Paul Tonkin, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA. Open Wednesdays–Sundays, 11am–4pm. From Saturday 8 - Sunday 30 October. website: http://lindenhallstudio.co.uk.

01304 360411
 
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Saturday 1 October
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

KM Assault Course Challenge 2016, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258, Sholden, nr Deal, 8am-4pm. An assault course for teams of six people with tunnels, balance beams, rope walk, water jump, tyre wall and more; appropriate for participants aged 14+. Teams are asked to select a good cause of their choice and raise a minimum of £450 in sponsorship (£75 per participant). For details, see: KM Challenge website.

 
Forage and Feast Workshop, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-2pm. A half-day Forage and Feast event to provide a perfect introduction to searching for and cooking delicious wild foraged food. Fee: £35 per person or £60 for two. 01304 619227
Quiz Night, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams of up to eight; £3 per person. Bring own nibbles and drink.  
  Soul of Santana, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tribute act to Carlos Santana and his band. Tickets: £17 standing; £22 VIP balcony. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 2 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
7th Annual "Stepping Out" Walk for Breast Cancer Now charity. Starts from Julie's Bench, Large Gravel Car Park, Kingsdown, 10am-2pm. Sponsored walk along Walmer and Deal seafront. Registration and sponsor forms: £5. Kerry Rubins
07708 913976
  Friends of the Astor Open Day, The Astor Community Theatre, 11am-1pm. A free event for "Friends of the Astor" members - who are welcome to bring a friend for £5 (redeemable against the purchase of Friends membership). See backstage and enjoy coffee and cake with other Astor supporters, volunteers and staff. Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 3 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
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 4 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
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
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
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
The Landmark Jazz Club, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 8pm. Guest artistes: Jeff Barker and The Zoots. Entrance: £8. Facebook page  
 
Wednesday 5 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Neighbourhood Watch Information Event, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Members from the Dover and District Neighbourhood Watch will be on hand to promote the Watch scheme and also offer advice on avoiding scams and fraud and the benefits of property marking. 03000 413131
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, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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 Philatelic Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Public and new members welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/ 01304 372237
01304 373816
 
Thursday 6 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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 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
Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents are welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 614320
 
Friday 7 October
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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
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, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
  Secret Opera present Julius Caesar, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Guilio Cesare in Egitto (Julius Caesar in Egypt), one of Handel's most popular operas. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 8 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Baby and Children's Nearly New Sale, Deal Parochial School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Entry 50p. Clothing for babies through to 11-year-olds. Also bikes, prams, toys and other goods. Elena
07856 501272
  Frank Sanazi, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Comedy cabaret with Nancy Sanazi, Saddami Davis jnr, Dean Stalin and other outrageous acts. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 9 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Baby and Children's Items Sale, Betteshanger Welfare, Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Entry 50p. Raising funds for Crohns and Colitis UK charity. Debbie Hyland
07712 290256
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier forecourt, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 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
 
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Monday 10 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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. See Monday 3 October for details.

Tea and Chat Social, Village Hall, Ripple, 2pm. All welcome.  
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
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 11 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 4 October for details. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
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

Kent Family History Society Meeting, Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Guest speaker Meryl Catty: "Side-tracked". Admission: members of Kent Family History Society free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/

 
Wednesday 12 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local farm 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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087

Invicta Writers Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road entrance, off Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. A monthly meeting for all interested in writing prose, poetry, plays, novels, short stories and other genres. Provides encouragement and support for novice and established writers - with helpful feedback and suggestions when requested. Fee: £2 (first meeting free).

Elizabeth Acevedo
01304 373777
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 13 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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, 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 Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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 14 October
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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
  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
Walmer, Deal and District RNLI Fish Supper, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, off The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm onwards. Entertainment with The Deal Hoodeners, plus a raffle and a quiz. Tickets £8 (include food and all entertainment). All profits to the RNLI. Tickets: Les Coe
07976 726007
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
  "Ruddigore" by Gilbert and Sullivan, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Presented by Deal Savoyards in concert form. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 15 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
  "Ruddigore" by Gilbert and Sullivan, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 7.30pm. Presented by Deal Savoyards in concert form. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre

White Cliffs Symphonic Winds Concert, St Mary’s Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. A programme of wind band music by various symphonic composers. In support of 16-year-old Kelly Turner who needs to raise £1million for life-saving treatment for her rare cancer in the USA. Tickets £8 (available on the door or from the band secretary). website: www.wcsw.org.uk.

Band Secretary
01304 373697
 
Sunday 16 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
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 cafe. Entry £1. Quentin
07976 935403
 
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Monday 17 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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. See Monday 3 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
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 18 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 4 October for details. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
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 19 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 20 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. 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, Broad Street, Deal, 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 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.  
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Speaker: Mike Burrows on "Smuggling in Kent and Sussex". Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
 
Friday 21 October
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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
  A Night of Food and Agony, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. Restaurant critic and Masterchef judge Jay Rayner with his novel view on food; plus Jay on piano and singer Pat Gordon-Smith exploring food and drink in song. Tickets £15; Dinner and Show £30. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 22 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm. Halloween themed adventure trail. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adequate footwear and weather appropriate clothing required. Fee £1.50. Continues daily until Sunday 30 October. website. 01304 619227
  Shamanic Journeying and Trance Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 10am-5pm. A two-day event comprising: Working with the Medicine Wheel with Leo Rutherford and Trance-Dance which utilises body movement, dynamic rhythms, healing sounds, transformational breathing techniques and the innovative use of a blindfold or bandana. Continues tomorrow. Tickets: £120 for both sessions. Astor Theatre
Trafalgar Day Service, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 11am. Annual service by the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Branch of the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men. Alan Clarke (Secretary)
01304 379677
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Pumpkin Carving, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 12noon-3pm. Carve a spooky pumpkin for Halloween. Children must be accompanied by an adult; suitable clothing for potentially "messy" activity advisable. Fee £3.50. Pumpkins and carving kits for sale if required. Continues daily until Sunday 30 October. website. 01304 619227
Race Night, Kings Head pub, Upper Street, Kingsdown, time to be confirmed. Raising funds for Kingsdown Rocks 2017 event.  
  Guilty Pleasures, The Astor Community Theatre, starts 8pm. Disco returns to Deal for a night of dodgy dancing and cheesy tunes. Tickets: £5. In support of the Martha Trust charity. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 23 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Deal With It Beach Clean, Walmer Seafront, meet at the Sea Café at 10am. Regular and new volunteers welcome. Litter pickers and collection bags are provided. website: www.dealwithit.org.uk. 01304 372673
  Shamanic Journeying and Trance Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 10am-5pm. See Saturday 22 October for details. Astor Theatre
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
 
Events details More information
Monday 24 October

KCC School Holiday Break
Monday 24 - Friday 28 October

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

 

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
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
Betteshanger Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal,10am-4pm. School holiday club for youngsters, age 8 to 14 years. Wide range of activities and games, supervised by qualified instructors. Sessions cost £25 per day - with bike hire, helmets and all activity equipment included. Pre-booking required. Continues daily until Friday 28 October. website.
Book places:
01304 619227
HealthWalk, Betteshanger 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. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
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 “45 Years”, Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Directed by Andrew Haigh and starring Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay and Geraldine James. A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receive shattering news that could change the course of their lives. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 25 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Betteshanger Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal,10am-4pm. Children's activity club, See Monday 24 October for details. Book places:
01304 619227
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal - social group for people with disabilities. See Tuesday 4 October for details. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Autumn Adventures for Children, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-4pm. Fun activities in the Castle garden with hands-on den building, enjoying the fruits of harvest and discovering the garden’s wildlife. Entry: English Heritage members, free; adult £10.10; children (5-15 years) £6; concessions £9.10; family £26.20. Also on 26 and 27 October. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/autumn-adventures-Walm-25-10-2016/  
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
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
Kingsdown Conservation Group Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CofE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Premiere of three DVDs on "Kingsdown Timber Groyne Replacement 2015/2016". Admission: members £3; non-members £4 (includes complimentary drink and nibbles). Annie Martin
 
Wednesday 26 October
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Betteshanger Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal,10am-4pm. Children's activity club, See Monday 24 October for details. Book places:
01304 619227
Autumn Adventures for Children, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-4pm. Fun activities in the Castle garden with hands-on den building, enjoying the fruits of harvest and discovering the garden’s wildlife. For details, see Tuesday 25 October.  
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 27 October
Autumn Adventures for Children, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-4pm. Fun activities in the Castle garden with hands-on den building, enjoying the fruits of harvest and discovering the garden’s wildlife. For details, see Tuesday 25 October.  
Betteshanger Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal,10am-4pm. Children's activity club, See Monday 24 October for details. Book places:
01304 619227
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 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 Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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 28 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods 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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Betteshanger Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal,10am-4pm. Children's activity club, See Monday 24 October for details. Book places:
01304 619227
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Transition Supper, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 6.45pm-10pm. Music, shared supper and special guest speaker Naresh Giangrande (founder member of Transition Totnes and full time worker for the Transition Network). Please pre-book places. Information
and booking:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 The Doors , The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Tribute act to the psychedelic rock band The Doors. Tickets: £18 standing; £23 VIP balcony. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
Songbird and Swing, Ocean Rooms, Queen Street, Deal, 8pm. Live cabaret with music and the Landmark Show Choir. Tickets: £10. Facebook page 01227 283445
or 07740 046459
 
Saturday 29 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Annual Art Exhibition, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-5pm. Display of work by local artists. Refreshments available. 01304 373331
Police and Council Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Meet parish council and local police representatives to discuss problems or seek advice. Plus free security marking service for local residents' property. Kent Police website.  
Local Police "Surgery", outside Marks and Spencer store, High Street, Deal, 10am.  
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
  Fleetwood Bac, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, show 8pm. The world's first and best Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Tickets: £15 standing; £20 VIP balcony. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 30 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Betteshanger's Bewitched: Halloween Trail (10am-4pm) and Pumpkin Carving (12noon-3pm), Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. Final day. See Saturday 22 October for details. 01304 619227
Annual Art Exhibition, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 11.15am-5pm. Display of work by local artists. Refreshments available. 01304 373331
 
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Monday 31 October
Halloween  
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 for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
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
Kingsdown Garden Society Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CofE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Annual General Meeting. T. Ridley Ellis
01304 381084
 
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