August 2020
Quick links to events in August
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 -
Sunday 9
  
Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in August, 10am-6pm. 0370 333 1181
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in August, 10am-6pm. 0370 333 1181
see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open every day in August (except Mondays* and Tuesdays): 11.30am-4.30pm. *Also open Bank Holiday Monday (31 August, 11.30am-4.30pm).

01304 360897
(during opening hours)
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays*. *Also open Bank Holiday Monday (31 August), 11am-4pm. 01304 372098

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon-6pm. Annual entry ticket: adult £5.50; concessions £4; under 16yrs £4. 01304 239515

see website
Deal Pier. 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; and on Saturday ** August (12midnight-8am Sunday). ** date to be announced.
Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Pier:
01304 363815
Dover District Council website

Restaurant:
Facebook page
Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. Facebook page
 
EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
Quick links to events in August
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 -
Sunday 9
  
Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
 
Events details More information
August: Continuing 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
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break: Thursday 23 July - Monday 31 August 2020 inclusive. Details: KCC website
 
Events details More information
 
Saturday 1 August
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Council and Police "Drop-In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. An opportunity to seek advice and share concerns with local police and council representatives. No appointment necessary. Subject to confirmation. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal Hospital Fete, in the grounds of Deal Hospital, London Road, Deal, 1pm-4pm. Attractions include: children’s and family activities and entertainment, tombola and games and stalls for plants, bric-a-brac and bottles. Refreshments with a tea bar. Proceeds from the fete benefit Deal Hospital. Subject to confirmation. Maureen Bane
01304 362971
 
Sunday 2 August
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am-10am. 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-11.30am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. 01304 369699
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 3 August
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 4 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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. NB: Does not normally operate in July and August; resumes in September. Chitra

See website
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 5 August
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

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 6 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper 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

Hiroshima Day Commemoration, St George's Churchyard, High Street, Deal, 11am. The annual event with readings, poems and music, remembering the use of the world's first nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. All welcome. Organised by Deal Branch of the United Nations Association. Subject to confirmation.

07772 471905
07887 651117
Facebook page
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
 
Friday 7 August
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 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 8 August
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 9 August
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
Walking Football, Betteshanger Sports Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. A slower version of the game, ideal for over-50s. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website

 

Events details More information
Monday 10 August
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 11 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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. NB: Does not normally operate in July and August; resumes in September. Chitra

See website
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 12 August
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

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 13 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper 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
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
 
Friday 14 August
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See website
 
Saturday 15 August  
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. 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.
See website
Burma Star Memorial Service, in the paddock opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer. To commemorate VJ Day and to remember all those lost in Burma during WW2. Organised by the Deal, Dover and District Branch of the Burma Star Association. Subject to confirmation. See website
 
Sunday 16 August  
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
Walking Football, Betteshanger Sports Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. A slower version of the game, ideal for over-50s. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 17 August
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 18 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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. NB: Does not normally operate in July and August; resumes in September. Chitra

See website
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 19 August
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

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 20 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper 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
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
 
Friday 21 August
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 22 August
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 23 August
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
Walking Football, Betteshanger Sports Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. A slower version of the game, ideal for over-50s. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 24 August
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 25 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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. NB: Does not normally operate in July and August; resumes in September. Chitra

See website
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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 26 August
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

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 27 August
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper 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
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 Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month.

01304 825943
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 28 August
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 29 August
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 30 August
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
Walking Football, Betteshanger Sports Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. A slower version of the game, ideal for over-50s. see Sunday
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Free Band Concert at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
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Monday 31 August
Summer Bank Holiday
For regular events, please check 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; duration 90mins. Free local walk. see Monday
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA, 11am-4pm. See website

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3, children 5 and over and students £2, children under 5 free.

01304 360897
(during opening hours)
See website
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
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break ends
Thursday 23 July - Monday 31 August 2020.
Details: KCC website.
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
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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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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:
see website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
The Village Community 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
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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
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Walking Football, Betteshanger Sports Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. A slower version of the game that is ideal for over-50s keen to remain active and make new friends. Meet weekly. Free for first session, then £3. Chris Tough
07939 626237
 
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