Day-by-day events in
Walmer and Deal for October 2016
Quick links to events in October 2016
Saturday 1 Sunday 2 - Saturday 8 Sunday 9 - Saturday 15
Sunday 16 - Saturday 22 Sunday 23 - Saturday 29 Sunday 30 - Monday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
NB: details for attractions are subject to confirmation.
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Every day
in October
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-5pm. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 333 1181
Every day
in October
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public, 10am-5pm. website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/ 0370 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-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk
Every Day
in October
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
 
LOCAL EVENTS AND MEETINGS DIARIES
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in October 2016
Saturday 1 Sunday 2 - Saturday 8 Sunday 9 - Saturday 15
Sunday 16 - Saturday 22 Sunday 23 - Saturday 29 Sunday 30 - Monday 31
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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, Astor Community Theatre. 9.30am-1pm. 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. Facebook page. Astor Theatre
 
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Sunday 2 October
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 
Monday 3 October
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

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
 
Tuesday 4 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
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
 
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
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Village Hall, 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
 
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
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website: https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub Michael Burney
01304 831686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 8 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
 
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Sunday 9 October
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier forecourt, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
Monday 10 October
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
 
Tuesday 11 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
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 Pat Smith: “Non Conformity”. 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, 5pm-6.30pm. 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, Village Hall, 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 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
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 15 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
 
Events details More information
Sunday 16 October
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 
Monday 17 October
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
 
Tuesday 18 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
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, 5pm-6.30pm. 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, Village Hall, 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
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
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 22 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
 
Events details More information
Sunday 23 October
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 
Monday 24 October

KCC School Holiday Break
Monday 24 - Friday 28 October

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

 

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
 
Tuesday 25 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
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
 
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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 5pm-6.30pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal 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, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 27 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, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Clubhouse, Court Road, Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. website: http://scdeal.org/home/  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
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
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 7 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 831686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Village Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.co.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 29 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
 
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Sunday 30 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
 
Monday 31 October
Halloween  
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
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
 
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