April 2020
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 normally open to the public, every day in April, 10am-6pm (Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, 10am-4pm). 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 - normally open to the public every day in April, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £10.90; child £6.50; concession £9.80; family £28.30. 0370 333 1181
See website

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.

01304 372098

See website
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open Easter Bank Holiday weekend: Friday 10, Saturday 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 April: 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3; children (5yrs+) and students £2; children under 5, free. 01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
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. see website. 01304 239515
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: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Dover District Council website


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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
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
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, 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. 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, 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
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). 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

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, 7.30pm. 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 Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 2 April
KCC School Holiday Break
Thursday 2 April to Wednesday 15 April 2020 inclusive. KCC school term dates website
03000 414141
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. 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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. 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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. 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 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 Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. Facebook page
 
Friday 3 April
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
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. 07584 044122

See website
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 4 April
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
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.
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 5 April
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
 
Events details More information
Monday 6 April
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
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. Free local walk. 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
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 7 April
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
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
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
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
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 8 April
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
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
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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 9 April
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. 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
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
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
Goodwins Evening Womens' Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second Thursday of each month. Anne Grant
01304 361704
St Martin's Women's Institute Monthly Meeting, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Visitors and new members are welcome. Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
 
Friday 10 April
Good Friday
Please check for any changes to regular events with Organisers.
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.

Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 11 April
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
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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 12 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.
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
 
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, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. Free local walk. 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
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 14 April
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
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
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
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
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: Viv Carter on "Henry Fothergill and the Victorian Society”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 15 April
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
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. Secretary
01304 364769

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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). 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 (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
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
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
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 17 April
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
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 18 April
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
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.
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 19 April
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
 
Events details More information
Monday 20 April
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
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. Free local walk. 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
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 21 April
St George's Day

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, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
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
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 22 April
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). 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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 23 April
St George's Day
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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
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 Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 24 April
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
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
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 25 April
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
 
Sunday 26 April
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
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple CT14 8JH, 11.30am-2pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
 
Events details More information
Monday 27 April
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
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. Free local walk. 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
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
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.45pm. Jane Jobey
Secretary
01304 381702
See website
 
Tuesday 28 April
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
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
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
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
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 29 April
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). 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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 30 April
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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
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. No need to book, just turn up. Pat
07930 361216
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. 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
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 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
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
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
See website
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

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. 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
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
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
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 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
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
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
 
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
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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
 
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