April 2020
Coronavirus/Covid-19: All our listings for April reflect the current position regarding opening or closure. Please could organisers advise of any special arrangements for on-line "meetups" or sessions by e-mailing dealweb@gmail.com?
Quick links to events in April
Wednesday 1 -
Sunday 5
Monday 6 -
Sunday 12
Monday 13 -
Sunday 19
Monday 20 -
Sunday 26
Monday 27 -
Thursday 30
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle CLOSED until further notice. 0370 3331181
See website
Walmer Castle and Gardens CLOSED until further notice. 0370 3331181
See website

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum CLOSED throughout April.

01304 372098

See website
Deal Timeball Tower CLOSED throughout April. See website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image CLOSED 01304 239515

See website
Deal Pier
and
Deal Pier Kitchen.
Both CLOSED until further notice.
Dover District Council website

Facebook page

 

EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
Coronavirus: The services, events and meetings for most of the organisations below are currently affected by emergency regulations. Please check their websites.
 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 April
Wednesday 1 -
Sunday 5
Monday 6 -
Sunday 12
Monday 13 -
Sunday 19
Monday 20 -
Sunday 26
Monday 27 -
Thursday 30
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
April - special events and amenities
Art Exhibition: Making Painting Abstract, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George’s Road, Deal. POSTPONED until further notice. See website
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. Sessions have been replaced with an on-line hub service. Contact Tracy Carr for details. 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. Click the link alongside for details.
All other events are included in "day-by-day" listings.
 
Events details More information
Wednesday 1 April
April Fool's Day
Wednesday Market CANCELLED see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park CANCELLED 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. Please check. Facebook page
Friendship Group Over 50's , Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. CANCELLED

see Wednesday

Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting. CANCELLED Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, Golf Road Community Centre. CANCELLED

see Wednesday
Walmer Parish Council Meeting. CANCELLED See website
St John's Heritage Association AGM, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 7pm. CANCELLED Ian Stephen
01304 380550
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting. CANCELLED Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting. CANCELLED  
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday
 
Thursday 2 April
KCC School Holiday Break
The previously scheduled dates: Thursday 2 April to Wednesday 15 April 2020 inclusive. KCC school term dates website
03000 414141
"Drop In" Social, Mongeham Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Yarn Club. CANCELLED see Thursday
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould. CANCELLED 01304 373951
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library. CANCELLED see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hal l. CANCELLED.
NB: Classes now held online via Zoom; see website.
see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal. CANCELLED see Thursday
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Great Mongeham Parish Hall. CANCELLED Parish Clerk
Mrs Sarah Wells
01304 614320
Open Mic at The Astor, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED Facebook page
 
Friday 3 April
Friday Market. CANCELLED see Friday
ABC Bridge Club Meetings. CANCELLED see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall. CANCELLED see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting , St John's Church, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Golf Road Community Centre. CANCELLED 07584 044122

See website
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Friday
Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. CANCELLED see Friday
 
Saturday 4 April
Deal General Market. CANCELLED see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun. CANCELLED see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. CLOSED see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. CANCELLED see Saturday
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED
15th Annual Crocus Walk. POSTPONED to Saturday 19 September 2020. 07708 913976

online booking
Council and Police "Drop-In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED Parish Clerk
01304 362363
The Barrett Brothers, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 5 April
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park. CANCELLED see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Please check. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. CANCELLED see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check. see Sunday
 
Events details More information
Monday 6 April
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall. CANCELLED see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club. CANCELLED see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church. CANCELLED

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre. CANCELLED see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Monday
 
Tuesday 7 April
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED
See website
The Deal Society AGM. CANCELLED See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 8 April
Wednesday Market. CANCELLED see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Chronic Illness Support Group Monthly Meeting, The Sir Norman Wisdom pub. CANCELLED Belinda
07912 852640
Singing for Pleasure , Kingsdown Village Hall. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club , Downs Sailing Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road. CANCELLED

see Wednesday
Deal Savoyards present HMS Pinafore , The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday
 
Thursday 9 April
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Yarn Club. CANCELLED see Thursday

Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal. CANCELLED

07854 739375
Facebook page
Fun Easter Bingo, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED 07733 108530
07970 414784
Facebook page
Deal Savoyards present HMS Pinafore, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. CANCELLED 01304 825943
Goodwins Evening Womens' Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall. CANCELLED Anne Grant
01304 361704
St Martin's Women's Institute Monthly Meeting, The Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
Easter Band Concert, Betteshanger Sports and Social Welfare Club, Cavell Square. CANCELLED  
 
Friday 10 April
Good Friday
Friday Market. CANCELLED see Friday
ABC Bridge Club Meetings, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club. CANCELLED see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall. CANCELLED see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED see Friday

Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED

Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Savoyards present HMS Pinafore, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Friday
 
Saturday 11 April
Deal General Market. CANCELLED see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun. CANCELLED see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market. CLOSED see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Saturday
Sophie Lacemakers, Ripple Village Hall. CANCELLED Catherine Moss
01843 845827
Christ in the Passover, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal. CANCELLED Vicky Hammond
07813 172311
Deal Savoyards present HMS Pinafore, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 12 April
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday Church Services
For details of any special arrangements to mark Easter Sunday, please see the websites/Facebook pages for local churches in this area.
For contact details for local churches, please CLICK HERE.
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park. CANCELLED see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Please check. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School. CANCELLED see Sunday
Big Spring Beach Clean, Sandown Castle Community Garden, North Deal. CANCELLED Facebook page
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check. see Sunday
Live Broadcast, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 10am. The Bishop of Dover, The Right Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, will lead the Easter Sunday Service which will be televised live on BBC One. Alternative arrangements to be advised. See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 13 April
Easter Monday Bank Holiday
Please check for any changes to regular events with Organisers.
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill. CANCELLED see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club , off Circular Road, Betteshanger. CANCELLED see Monday
Open Garden, The Captain’s Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10.30am-3pm. A special public opening of this historic garden, currently being restored by volunteers from the Deal With It and Deal Hop Farm community groups.  
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church. CANCELLED

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre. CANCELLED see Monday
Astor Picture House: Ash Is The Purest White (cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Monday
 
Tuesday 14 April
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED
See website
LDN Wrestling, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 15 April
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. CANCELLED see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club, Downs Sailing Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club: Lunchtime outing. CANCELLED Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED Secretary
01304 364769

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal. CANCELLED

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal. CANCELLED see Wednesday
KCC School Holiday Break ends
Thursday 2 April to Wednesday 15 April 2020 inclusive. KCC school term dates website
03000 414141
 
Thursday 16 April
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church. CANCELLED see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Yarn Club. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub. CANCELLED see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED  
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Great Mongeham Parish Hall. CANCELLED
Clare Teal Duo, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Friday 17 April
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. CANCELLED see Friday
ABC Bridge Club Meetings, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Walmer, 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. CANCELLED see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Putting on the Ritz Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Organ Recital, Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Ripple. CANCELLED  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Friday
Wild Blue Angels, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Friday
 
Saturday 18 April
Deal General Market. CANCELLED see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, Walmer. CANCELLED see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market. CLOSED see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Saturday
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED
Celebrating 10 Years, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Organ Recital, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED Facebook page
Celebrating 10 Years Evening Performance, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 19 April
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park. CANCELLED see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Please check. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School. CANCELLED see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check. see Sunday
 
Events details More information
Monday 20 April
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill. CANCELLED see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club. CANCELLED see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church. CANCELLED

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre. CANCELLED see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting and Monthly Parish Council Meeting. CANCELLED Parish Clerk
01304 369791
Astor Picture House: Judy (cert 12a), The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Monday
 
Tuesday 21 April

HM Queen Elizabeth II's 94th Birthday
Queen Elizabeth II was born on 21 April 1926. Her "official" birthday is on the second Saturday of June each year and normally marked by the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.

Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 22 April
Wednesday Market. CANCELLED see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club , Downs Sailing Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal. CANCELLED

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street. CANCELLED see Wednesday
 
Thursday 23 April
St George's Day
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church. CANCELLED see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Yarn Club. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library. CANCELLED see Thursday
Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal. CANCELLED 07854 739375
Facebook page
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal. CANCELLED 01304 825943
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Thursday
 
Friday 24 April
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. CANCELLED see Friday
ABC Bridge Club Meetings, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Walmer, 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. CANCELLED see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. CANCELLED see Friday
Deal Town Council Annual Town Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. An opportunity for residents to learn about the council's initiatives and raise matters of interest or concern. 01304 361999
See website
What’s Going On: A Celebration of Marvin Gaye, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. CANCELLED see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall. CANCELLED see Friday
 
Saturday 25 April
Deal General Market. CANCELLED see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, Walmer. CANCELLED see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market. CLOSED see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Saturday
Deal Versus Arthritis Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street. CANCELLED Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
website
 
Sunday 26 April
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park. CANCELLED see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Please check. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School. CANCELLED see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check. see Sunday
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple. CANCELLED 01304 360209
The Royal Opera House Live: Cavalleria Rusticana, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 27 April
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall. CANCELLED see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger. CANCELLED see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, Kingsdown. CANCELLED see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church. CANCELLED

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre. CANCELLED see Monday
Astor Picture House: The Last Black Man in San Francisco (cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church. CANCELLED see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road. CANCELLED see Monday
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School. CANCELLED Jane Jobey
Secretary
01304 381702
See website
 
Tuesday 28 April
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Computer Club, E lizabeth House. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church. CANCELLED see Tuesday
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall. CANCELLED 01304 361999
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer. CANCELLED see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 29 April
Wednesday Market. CANCELLED see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall. CANCELLED Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club , Downs Sailing Club. CANCELLED see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal. CANCELLED

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal. CANCELLED see Wednesday
 
Thursday 30 April
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church. CANCELLED see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel. CANCELLED see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham. CANCELLED see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers. CANCELLED see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting. CANCELLED see Thursday
The Yarn Club. CANCELLED see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library. CANCELLED see Thursday
NTLive: Kinky Boots, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal. CANCELLED see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall. CANCELLED see Thursday
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Please note: During the Covid-19 emergency, the meetings and events in the following list are unlikely to be operating.
Every Monday
Events details More information
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish 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
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. The starting point may vary, so if attending for a first time, please contact Howard. 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

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. 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. 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
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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
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Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
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 Greenham
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
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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

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Every Wednesday
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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, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. Julia Wells
01304 828713
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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 Greenham
07912 184808
Deal Duplicate Bridge Club, Downs Sailing Club, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. Christine Symonds
01304 375675
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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
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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
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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. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
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
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Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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 and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. Graham Prior
07749 480104
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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
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Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
ABC Bridge Club Meetings, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Walmer, 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5pm. Tony Wells
01304 371673
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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
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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
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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

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Every Saturday
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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:
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The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. A weekend 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
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Every Sunday
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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
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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