February 2020
Quick links to events in February
Saturday 1 -
Sunday 2
Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Saturday 29  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-4pm on every Saturday and Sunday in February - and every day 18-24 and 27-28 February. Admission: adult £7.20; child £4.30; concession £6.50; family £18.70. 0370 333 1181
See website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. Open to the public, 10am-4pm on every Saturday and Sunday in February; and also open every day 18-24 February; and 27 and 28 February. Admission: adult £10.90; child £6.50; concession £9.80; family £28.30. 0370 333 1181
See website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon-6pm. Annual entry ticket: adult £5.50; concessions £4; under 16yrs £4. 01304 239515

See website
Deal Pier. Open Sundays-Fridays 8am-6pm; Saturdays 8am-12midnight.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Pier:
01304 363815
See website
Restaurant:
Facebook page
Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. Facebook page

 

EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
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
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
Quick links to events in February
Saturday 1 -
Sunday 2
Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Saturday 29  
Events details More information
February: continuing events and amenities
Exhibitions at Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George’s Road, Deal.  Sounds of the Sea. Paintings by John Corley, Arthur Neal, David Parfitt, Salliann Putman, Martin Spanyol and Sarah Spencer. Herb Schmitz Photography (curated by Marguerite Smith).
Both displays run from Tuesday 11 February to Sunday 1 March. Open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am–4pm; closed Sundays and Mondays.
See website
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability Community Centre, 43 Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: Mondays-Fridays 11am-1pm; and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm. Also 6pm-8pm on first Tuesday of each month. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
A CHANGE to the way we display listings!
Repeating weekly events are now shown in brief in the "day-by-day" listings. Use the link alongside for details.
All other events are included in "day-by-day" listings.
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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Saturday 1 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre (Diane Nash room), 129 High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Free advice session by members of the Deal Branch of the Kent Family History Society.
Tabletop Sale, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road/Kelvedon Road junction, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Browse and enjoy a hot drink. Free admission. CANCELLED 01304 364216
Meet the Police, outside Sainsbury's, West Street, Deal, 11am-12noon. An opportunity for the public to meet local Police Community Support Officers and raise any issues, questions or need for support.  
Deal Carnival Court Selection, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 1.30pm-11pm. The selection of the Deal Rosebud Queen, Junior Deal Regatta Court and Senior Court for 2020.
2pm: Rosebud Queen Selection (register from 1.30pm);
3pm: Junior Court Selection (register from 2pm);
8pm: Senior Court Selection (register from 7pm).
Facebook page
Country Superstars, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tribute country music show. Tickets: £20-£25. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 2 February
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. . see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal Community Beach Clean, Deal Pier, meet 10am. Regular and new volunteers are invited to join in the Marine Conservation Society's clean up and survey. Collection equipment and bags are provided. See website
The Royal Opera House Live: La Boheme, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets £19; under 25's free (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 3 February
Fitness Pilates, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9.15am. New weekly sessions begin today. see Monday
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Beetle Drive, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 5pm. Entrance fee: £5 (includes supper). Raffle. Held the first Monday of each month. Facebook page
Fisherman's Friends (cert 12A), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friend £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
Quiz Night, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple CT14 8JH, 8pm. Monthly event, raising funds for the RNLI. 01304 360209
 
Tuesday 4 February
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 5 February
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12noon. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Landmark Garden Group, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Monthly tidy up of the garden area by volunteers. New helpers welcome. Facebook page

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm.

see Wednesday

Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Provides support for the visually impaired and offers a programme of interesting speakers and entertainers. Meets on alternate Wednesdays. Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm.  
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 6 February
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Deal Station Clean Up Crew, Deal Rail Station, off Queen Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Voluntary litter pick and "spuce up" project. New helpers welcome. Organised by DealWithIt group. Facebook page
Harry Potter Book Night, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 4pm-5.15pm. Special Harry Potter themed event for youngsters age 9-12yrs. Free - but pre-booking required. Book places:
Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle). 07854 739375
Facebook page

Deal Hop Farm Season IV Launch, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Meeting for existing and potential members of Deal's community hop growing project. All welcome. In 2019 there were some 250 local sites with 400 people involved and a harvest of 294 kilos of hops. The result in the first three seasons was seven different beers and a total of 36,000 pints.

Facebook page
NTLive - Present Laughter, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Live from The Old Vic in London, Andrew Scott (BBC's Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noel Coward's provocative comedy. Tickets: £19; under-25’s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Residents are welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
Mrs Sarah Wells
01304 614320
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 7 February
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Some Kinda Wonderful, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Celebrating the genius of Stevie Wonder, vocalist Noel McCalla, award-winning saxophonist Derek Nash and a band of top musicians. Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
Monthly Quiz Night, Deal Welfare Club (upstairs function room), Cowdray Square, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £1 per person with prizes for winners of each round. 01304 374335
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday

 

Saturday 8 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Sophie Lacemakers, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 10am-3pm. Lacemaking group, meets second Saturday of month. All welcome. Catherine Moss
01843 845827
Council and Police "Drop-In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. An opportunity to seek advice and share concerns with local police and council representatives. No appointment necessary. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Family Crafternoon, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. An art and craft workshop for children aged 4-12yrs and their loved ones. Make love/heart themed crafts celebrating the love we share with our families. Fee: £12 for one adult and one child; extra £8 per sibling. Pre-booking required. Organised by Little Artists. a Kent Children's University Provider. For details and booking see:
Facebook page
Mari Wilson - Ready, Steady Girls, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Featuring Mari’s unique interpretations of the songs of Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, Sandie Shaw, Cilla Black and more. Tickets: £22. Astor Theatre
Celebration of Lives Loved and Lost, St George's Church Auditorium, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). A musical concert featuring local artistes. Raising funds for all local Year 5 (9-10 year old) primary school children to receive a personal copy of a Dictionary for Life. Tickets: £12 (include glass of wine/soft drink). Book tickets:
Biggs Opticians
68 High Street
or
 
Sunday 9 February
Storm Ciara: Organisers of several events have notified cancellations. Please check with others.
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. CANCELLED. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
The Deal Half Marathon, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, Deal CT14 0BF, 10.30am-2.30pm. Route includes rural roads through the villages of Betteshanger, Sutton, Ripple, Langdon and Martin Mill. Also Junior Race at 10.45am on cycle path. A Deal Tri Club event. CANCELLED. See website
All My Life’s Buried Here, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). - The story of George Butterworth's life and music from his earliest childhood to his final hours in the violent confusion of the WW1 trenches. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 10 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. Rosemary Davey
01304 374512
Kingsdown and Ringwould WI Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Talk: Brian Laverick-Smith on "Bother on the Hover". 01304 362333

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. All welcome. Parish Clerk
01304 369791
Dead Hoarse Writers' Meeting, The Bar, 152 High Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Deal branch of the Thanet creative writing group. Writing workshop hosted by Gary Studley. New members welcome. Gary Studley
Facebook page
Deal Film Club: Cold War (cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Set against the backdrop of the 1950s Cold War in Poland, two people begin an almost impossible romance. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friend £6; Deal Film Club member £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 11 February
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street. Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Guest speaker: LucyAnn Curling on "Following the paper trail my ancestor's left”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 12 February
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
HOY Bingo, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. An easy bingo-like game where players have a sheet with printed images of playing cards and try to match them to cards a caller turns over. Complete a sheet and you're the winner. Entry: £5 (available at the Centre's reception). 01304 372608
See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 13 February
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3; carers free. 07854 739375
Facebook page
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm. All residents welcome. 01304 364406
See website
Encore Screening: Matthew Bourne's "Romeo and Juliet", The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). A re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic story of love and conflict, set in the not too distant future. Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells in London. Tickets: £19; under-25’s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
St Martin's Women's Institute Meeting, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are welcome. Guest speaker: Nick Gunn on "Willing and Abel". Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 14 February
St Valentine's Day
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. Guest speaker: Graham Dear on "The Queen's Bodyguard". Margaret Musson
Secretary
01304 374010
Putting on the Ritz Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets: £5 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Monthly Quiz Night, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £3 per person. 01304 380405
King for a Day: The Nat King Cole Story, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Live music tribute. Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 15 February

KCC School Holiday Break starts
Saturday 15 - Sunday 23 February 2020 inclusive

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre (Diane Nash room), 129 High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Free advice session by members of the Deal Branch of the Kent Family History Society.
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Soultown USA featuring The Platters, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Motown music show. Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 16 February
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal Station Garden Group, Deal Rail Station, off Queen Street, Deal, 10.30am. Voluntary horticultural and "spuce up" project. New helpers welcome. Organised by DealWithIt "green" group. Facebook page
Sunday Classics, The Astor Community Theatre, 3pm (doors open 2.30pm). Popular classical music performed live by local amateur and professional musicians. Tickets: £8; concessions £7. Astor Theatre
 
 Events details More information
Monday 17 February
Betteshanger Holiday Camp, Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, Deal CT14 0BF, 8.30am-12.30pm. Half-term activities for 8- to 14-year-olds; including mountain biking, archery and obstacle course challenge. Fee: £20 per child (pre-booking required). Continues daily until Friday 21 February. See website
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Pop-Up Cafe and Information Hub, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 10.30am-12.30pm. Free social event - with information and advice on local services. All welcome.  
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Astor Picture House: If Beale Street Could Talk (cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). The lives of childhood friends and lovers Tish and Fonny take a drastic turn when Fonny gets falsely accused of rape. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friend £6; Deal Film Club member £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 18 February
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Brace of Spades, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tom Brace returns with a brand-new magic show for the whole family. Tickets: adults £12; concessions £10; children (under 16 yrs) £7. Astor Theatre
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 19 February
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12noon. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Provides support for the visually impaired and offers a programme of interesting speakers and entertainers. Meets on alternate Wednesdays. Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Guest Speaker: Dreda Van-Beer on "How to De-Clutter". Patricia Scott Bradford
01304 364769

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal/Saint-Omer Twinning Society Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Guest speaker: Julius Bannister will describe his "Day at the Races and Night at the Opera". Entry is free for members; guests pay £5 (which includes a finger buffet with wine); please pre-book to facilitate catering. Book places:

See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 20 February
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets: £9 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Gary Delaney, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Billed as Britain's leading one-liner comic, a regular guest on "Mock The Week". Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 21 February
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Warming Morning, Goodwin Lodge, Ark Lane, Deal, 10.30am. Enjoy hot chocolate, liquer coffees, specialty teas cakes and biscuits - in a fund raiser for the local Talk It Out mental health support charity. 01304 899535
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Organ Recital, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Ripple, 2pm. Organist George Sharman.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Million Dollar Men, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £25/£28. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 22 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Seedy Saturday: Seed and Plant Swap, The Landmark Centre Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. The regular opportunity for local gardeners to exchange surplus seeds and plants. Organised by DealWithIt environmental campaign. Facebook page
Guided Tour of Deal Castle, Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, commencing 12noon. Built by the order of King Henry VIII, it is one of the finest Tudor artillery castles in England. Normal charges apply: adult £7.60, child (5-17 years) £4.60, concession £6.80, family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £19.80, free for English Heritage members. 01304 372762
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Refreshments and transport available. Raffle. Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
Grand Jumble Sale, Kingsdown and Ringwould CEP School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm. Admission: 50p. Any jumble for the sale?; please deliver to the School on Friday. Raising funds for Kingsdown Rocks event. Stephen McCormick
07583 110034
Quiz Night, The Alma, 126 West Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tables for 6 or 8; bring own nibbles but drinks from the bar. Entry £4 per person. Raffle and "Heads and Tails". All funds raised will be used to support local charities and good causes. Organised by Deal and Walmer Lions Club. Book places:
Alan
07735 091289
Ken
07950 938857
The Carpenters Experience, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tribute to Richard and Karen Carpenter. Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 23 February
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 11.30am-2pm. All welcome. 01304 360209

KCC School Holiday Break ends.
website:
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 Events details More information
Monday 24 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Astor Picture House: Pain & Glory(cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friend £6; Deal Film Club member £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 25 February
Shrove Tuesday 2020 (Pancake Day)
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Meeting of the full council. The public are welcome to attend. 01304 361999
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 26 February
Ash Wednesday 2020 (The first day of Lent)
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 27 February
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Walk: Deal to Sandwich, meet at Walmer Station, 10am. A moderate 7-mile (11.3-km) walk to Sandwich, returning by train; estimated finish 1.15pm. Organised by Kent Ramblers: White Cliffs Group. New members welcome. Graham S
01304 367853
07815 453324
See website
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3; carers free. 07854 739375
Facebook page
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. See website
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Monthly talks and presentations exploring the area's past. Entry: £5. Astor Theatre
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. see Thursday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 28 February
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Boogie Wonderland, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). The UK’s number one disco tribute show with a live eight- piece band of West End musicians. Tickets: £22-£25. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 29 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Deal Station Garden Tidy Up, Deal Railway Station, off Queen Street, Deal, 10.30am-1.30pm. Members of the DealWithIt environmental group's continuing project to grow food and blooms in the planters on the platforms prepare for the coming season. New supporters and helpers are welcome. Facebook page
The Duke Tour - Genesis, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tribute to Phil Collins and Genesia by Genesis Visible Touch. Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
Fitness Pilates, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9.15am. A non-remedial weekly class focussing on improving core strength, balance and flexibility - using pilates mini balls and resistance bands for a varied workout. £36 for six sessions; pre-booking required. Abi Skardon
07841 506743
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptist Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For children up to and including four years. Every Monday during term time; £2 per session. 01304 373297
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

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. A tutored art group working in watercolour, acrylics, mixed media, pastel, ink and coloured pencil - with the natural world as inspiration.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am; duration 90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Howard
01304 612018
See website
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Sewing and knitting social group; meets weekly. New members welcome.  

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

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session.

See website.
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Fee £4 per session. Also meet on Thursdays. Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Qualified instructor Josephine Wells offers a variety of yoga courses; for details, see her website. Alternative sessions on Thursdays. 01304 379236
See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp

See website.
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. Facebook page
Every Tuesday
Events details More information
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term-time. Church Steward
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. 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. £3 per session. Chitra
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Weather dependent. Facebook page
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. Routes cover the sand dunes by the side of Cinque Ports Golf Club, Deal promenade and surrounding countryside. The pace is fairly steady with tea or coffee during or after the walk. On occasions we take a bus to walk in alternative locations.

Walk Leaders:
Linda
01304 380787
Ann
07762 578065
See website
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues including budgeting, family law and housing. Pop in; no appointment needed. Organised by Dads House and Talk It Out groups. 07511 486972
See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session (every Tuesday in school term time). Natasha Douglas
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy weekly meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. 01304 364216
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm. Tuition and practice for experienced artists or beginners interested in botanical coloured pencil work. Varied programme of seasonal flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds etc.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Weekly session to learn folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Douglas
07912 184808

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. 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. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Weekly session, ideal for beginners. Fee: £5 per person (pay on the night). Facebook page
 
Every Thursday
Events details More information
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term-time. Church Steward
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Friendly chat and refreshments; all welcome. Regular long-established event; every Thursday except polling days. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
07966 730744
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. Jim Sullivan
01304 379106
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Weather dependent. Facebook page
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
The Yarn Club. A social group for knitting, crochet and sewing. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and The Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Sara Williams
07704 054970
Facebook page
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Fee £4 per session. Also meet on Mondays. Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Qualified instructor Josephine Wells offers a variety of yoga courses; for details, see her website. Alternative sessions on Mondays. 01304 379236
See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. Facebook page
Every Friday
Events details More information
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
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 (includes tea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
Every Saturday
Events details More information
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
Facebook page
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. An indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. Facebook page
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
 
Every Sunday
Events details More information
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. Details and registration form:
see website
Facebook page
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
 
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