April 2019
Quick links to events in April
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Tuesday 30  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle normally open to the public, every day in April, 10am-6pm (Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 10am-4pm). see website 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - normally open to the public every day in April, 10am-6pm. see website 0370 333 1181

Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St Georges Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4.30pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays.
Easter opening times: Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday 12noon-4pm, Easter Saturday 11am-4.30pm. see website

01304 372098
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open Easter Bank Holiday weekend: Friday 19, Saturday 20, Sunday 21 and Monday 22 April: 11.30am-4.30pm. see website 01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
Deal Pier. Summer opening times: 1 April-30 November: Sundays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm; Fridays and Saturdays: 8am-12midnight.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: awaiting details.
Dover District Council website

 

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
 
Quick links to events in April
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Tuesday 30  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
April - special events and amenities
Display: Another Real Deal, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. Featuring black and white portraits of people who live in and/or work around Deal by photographer Lix Mott. Throughout April. Astor website
Talk It Out Well-being Centre, Spires Cafe, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Support facility for people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: 9am-11am Mondays-Fridays; and also 2pm-4pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout April. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
Events details More information
Monday 1 April
April Fool's Day
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 (former Cafe Eden), 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
HealthWalks - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start); duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
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. £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. 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. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 2 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalks - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
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. No appointment needed. Organised by Dads House and Talk It Out groups. See website. 07511 486972
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
Knitting for the Needy Meeting. A knitting circle making items for charities and good causes, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 3 April
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
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. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. 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. See website. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
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:
 
Thursday 4 April
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, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. A social group for knitting, crochet and sewing. Facebook page. Sara Williams
07704 054970
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Afternoon Delights: Operetta Favourites, The Astor Community Theatre, 2.30pm (doors open 2pm). Music by Sullivan, Lehar, Johann Strauss and others, with members of Kent Chamber Opera and Kent Sinfonia. Directed and introduced by Andrew Charity. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
An Evening With Henry Normal, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Meet the prolific producer and scriptwriter for numerous films and television hits. Tickets: £10.
Henry will also be leading a Workshop on Comedy Writing at 5.30pm. Combined tickets for show and workshop: £15.
Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. 07749 480104
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
 
Friday 5 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £17. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 6 April
KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019 inclusive. KCC school term dates website
03000 414141
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
O'Hooley and Tidow, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Folk musicians Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow. Tickets: £17. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 7 April
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
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. See website.  
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
 
Events details More information
Monday 8 April
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Monday 1 April for details. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website./ 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. £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. 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. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 9 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalks - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 07511 486972
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
Knitting for the Needy Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Charity knitting circle. See website. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 01304 364216
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street. Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. See website.
 
Wednesday 10 April
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalks - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Chronic Illness Support Group Monthly Meeting, The Sir Norman Wisdom pub, Queen Street, Deal, 12noon-2pm. Friendly social "coffee and support" meet-up for those experiencing chronic health conditions. Belinda
07912 852640

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Yeoman of the Guard, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Deal Savoyards fully staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard", with professional orchestra. Tickets: £15. Further performances on 11, 12 and 13 April. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 11 April
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
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Yeoman of the Guard, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Deal Savoyards fully staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard", with professional orchestra. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Goodwins Evening Womens' Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second Thursday of each month. Anne Grant
01304 361704
 
Friday 12 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Friday 5 April for details. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 April for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Yeoman of the Guard, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Deal Savoyards fully staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard", with professional orchestra. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 13 April
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
Yeoman of the Guard, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Deal Savoyards fully staged production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Yeoman of the Guard", with professional orchestra. Tickets: £15. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 14 April
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. See website.  
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

Antiques and Collectors Market, The Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Entry £1.

Astor Theatre
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance, 12noon. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Events details More information
Monday 15 April
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Monday 1 April for details. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
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. £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. 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. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 16 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 07511 486972
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
Knitting for the Needy Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Charity knitting circle. See website. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 01304 364216
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). The monthly meeting for both individuals and organisations to share stories of the area's past. Free admission. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 17 April
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
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. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Visitors welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Elizabeth Sleath
01304 619093

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. For adults (16years +); newcomers welcome.

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
NTLive: As You Like It, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Tickets: £19. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 18 April
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
LDN Wrestling, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Tickets: £14; concessions £12; family of four £45. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. 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.  
 
Friday 19 April
Good Friday
Please check for any changes to regular events with Organisers.
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Friday 5 April for details. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets: £5 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 April for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
e-mail:
Hal Cruttenden, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £18. (Optional pre-show meal available.) Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 20 April
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
The Christians, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £25/£30. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 21 April
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday Church Services
Details of services and special events to mark Easter Sunday are available on the websites for most local churches in this area.
For contact details for local churches, please CLICK HERE.

HM Queen Elizabeth II's 93rd 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.

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. See website.  
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
 
Events details More information
Monday 22 April
Easter Monday Bank Holiday
Please check for any changes to regular events with Organisers.
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Monday 1 April for details. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143
Deal 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. 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. See website. Liz Sharp
KCC School Holiday Break ends
Saturday 6 April to Monday 22 April 2019 inclusive. KCC school term dates website
03000 414141
 
Tuesday 23 April
St George's Day
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 07511 486972
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
Knitting for the Needy Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Charity knitting circle. See website. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 01304 364216
Alan Johnson: In My Life, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £18. (Optional pre-show meal available.) Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 24 April
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 volunteer-led local walk. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Recycled Teenagers Tea Party - monthly social event for the over-50s, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Entry: £2.50. Guest speakers, a quiz, tea, coffee and a buffet. Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677

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. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 25 April
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. 01304 268847
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. Facebook page. Sara Williams
07704 054970
Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1pm). Tickets: £9 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
 
Friday 26 April
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Friday 5 April for details. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 5 April for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
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Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 27 April
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
Private Widdle Social Club, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Adult comedy cabaret. Tickets: £21. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 28 April
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. See website.  
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.  
 
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Monday 29 April
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. See Monday 1 April for details. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

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

The Last Picture Club presents "A Star is Born", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). The 2018 version directed by Bradley Cooper starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott and Greg Grunberg. Tickets £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 30 April
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 07511 486972
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
Knitting for the Needy Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Charity knitting circle. See website. See Tuesday 2 April for details. 01304 364216
 
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