August 2019
Quick links to events in August
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 Monday 5 - Sunday 11 Monday 12 - Sunday 18
Monday 19 - Sunday 25 Monday 26 - Saturday 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 (26 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 (26 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 3 August (12midnight-8am Sunday).
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
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 Monday 5 - Sunday 11 Monday 12 - Sunday 18
Monday 19 - Sunday 25 Monday 26 - Saturday 31  
 
Events details More information
August: Continuing events and amenities
Paintings and Sculpture: Clyde Hopkins (1946 – 2018) and friends, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George’s Road, Deal. Open Tuesday 23 July - Saturday 31 August (Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am–4pm; closed Sundays and Mondays). See website
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 25 July - Sunday 1 September 2019 inclusive. Details: KCC website.
 
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Thursday 1 August
Summer Outdoor Activity Holiday Club - Week 1, Rippledown Outdoor Learning Centre, Dover Road, Ringwould, CT14 8HE, 9am-3pm. Wide range of outdoor activities, suitable for children 7 to 12 years of age. £50 per child per day. Continues daily this week to Friday 2 August - with Week 2: Monday 5 August - Friday 9 August and Week 3: Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August.. See website
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Boot Camp Fitness, North Deal Park, off Western Road, North Deal, 10am-11am. Free fitness session for youngsters age 10+. Pre-booking required. Further sessions on 8, 15 and 22 August. Book places:
Mark
07732 803567
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Astor Picture House: Frozen (cert PG), The Astor Community Theatre, screenings at 11am, 2pm and 7pm. Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
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. Cakes, a cuppa and social activity for £1.50; all welcome. (Meets on first Thursday of each month.) 01304 373951
Deal Station Clean Up, area around Deal Rail Station, 4.30pm-5.30pm. Regular and new volunteers welcome for DealWithIt "green" group's fortnightly litter pick and tidy up initiative. See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
 
Friday 2 August
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
The SSAFA Big Brew Up, The Royal Marine Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 11am-2pm. Social event with tea, coffee and cake to raise vital funds for Armed Forces veterans and their families.  
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
Lunchtime Movement and Meditation, Walmer Beach in front of the large Borrowpits carpark, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 1pm-2pm. Weekly sessions; all welcome; come for the hour or as long as you have; bring something to sit on. Free (but voluntary donation appreciated). Clare Lewis
07900 016796

See website
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
Dance Classes:
Over 50s Dance Exercise
, 5pm-6pm;
Beginners Ballroom and Latin
, 7pm-8pm.
Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Fee: £5.50 per session.
01227 710869

Facebook page
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:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
"Don't Laugh At Me" with Glenn Ford, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). A show with a tribute to popular singers like Patsy Cline, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Doris Day, Cliff Richard and Nat King Cole and Glenn M Ford re-creating the comedy, wit and style of Sir Norman Wisdom. Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
Quiz Night, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 8pm. Drinks prizes for the winners of each round and the overall winners. £1 to join in. Bring own table picnic. Facebook page
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. 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
 
Saturday 3 August
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. All welcome. 01304 268847
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
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Council and Police "Drop-In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. An opportunity to seek advice and share concerns with local police and council representatives. No appointment necessary. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
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. Maureen Bane
01304 362971
 
Sunday 4 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
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Music4Martha, The Square entertainment area (outside The Kings Head, Dunkerley's and The Port Arms), Deal, 12noon-6pm. See website
Free Band Concert with Birchington Silver Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Glyndebourne Opera Live: The Magic Flute, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Leading British bass Brindley Sherrat stars as Sarastro alongside exciting young singers including Caroline Wettergreen, Sofia Fomina and Bjon Burger in this production of Mozart's comedy The Magic Flute.. Tickets: £19. Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 5 August
Summer Outdoor Activity Holiday Club - Week 2, Rippledown Outdoor Learning Centre, Dover Road, Ringwould, CT14 8HE, 9am-3pm. Wide range of outdoor activities, suitable for children 7 to 12 years of age. £50 per child per day. Continues daily Monday to Friday this week and also Week 3: Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August.. See website
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
Stagecatz Chidren's Summer School, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. A Lion King themed “Hakuna Matata“ summer school for children age 5 to 14 years. Runs daily until Friday 9 August. Spend the week putting on a show, including puppet and mask making, singing, dancing and acting - plus a screening of The Lion King. Fee: £125 per child (sibling discounts available). Penny Harvey
PM her on facebook
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

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.


See website
Astor Picture House: The Lion King (cert PG), The Astor Community Theatre, screening at 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets: adults £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. See website
 
Tuesday 6 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Stagecatz Chidren's Summer School, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. A Lion King themed summer school for children age 5 to 14 years. See Monday 5 August for details. Penny Harvey
PM her on facebook
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
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. 07772 471905
07887 651117
Facebook page
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
 
Wednesday 7 August
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12noon. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
See website
Stagecatz Chidren's Summer School, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. A Lion King themed summer school for children age 5 to 14 years. See Monday 5 August for details. Penny Harvey
PM her on facebook
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Janine Dalton on "Gardening in the shade". Admission: 50p (includes tea and biscuits). Terence Buttle
07810 493900
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
 
Thursday 8 August
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Boot Camp Fitness, North Deal Park, off Western Road, North Deal, 10am-11am. Free fitness session for youngsters age 10+. Pre-booking required. Further sessions on 15 and 22 August. Book places:
Mark
07732 803567
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Stagecatz Chidren's Summer School, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. A Lion King themed summer school for children age 5 to 14 years. See Monday 5 August for details. Penny Harvey
PM her on facebook
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
 
Friday 9 August
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
Stagecatz Chidren's Summer School, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. A Lion King themed summer school for children age 5 to 14 years. See Monday 5 August for details. Penny Harvey
PM her on facebook
Lunchtime Movement and Meditation, Walmer Beach in front of the large Borrowpits carpark, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 1pm-2pm. See Friday 2 August for details. Clare Lewis
07900 016796

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
Dance Classes:
Over 50s Dance Exercise
, 5pm-6pm;
Beginners Ballroom and Latin
, 7pm-8pm.
Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Fee: £5.50 per session.
01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 2 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome.  
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Saturday 10 August
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. All welcome. 01304 268847
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
 
Sunday 11 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. See Sunday 4 August for details. 01304 369699
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
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Free Band Concert with Faversham Mission Brass at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 12 August
Hardball Cricket Camp, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-3.30pm. Sports activity and coaching for 10- to 15-year-olds. Fee £20 (pay on day). See website
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. Pat
07930 361216
See website

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.


See website
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. Rosemary Davey
01304 374512
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website
Dead Hoarse Writers' Meeting, The Bar, 152 High Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Deal branch of the Thanet creative writing group. Writing workshop hosted by Gary Studley. New members welcome. Gary Studley
Facebook page
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. See website
 
Tuesday 13 August
Walk: Snap Tins and Sunshine - Walk the Miners Way, meet Elvington Community Centre, St John's Road, Elvington CT15 4DZ for a Full English breakfast at 9.30am, followed by a 2.5-mile illustrated stroll at 11am through the area's industrial past. Follow the route the miners took to Tilmanstone Colliery - including the former pit yard, remains of the East Kent Light Railway and abandoned Elvington Halt platform. Ends at the Community Centre for a cup of tea and free entry to Elvington and Eythorne Heritage Centre, with its large collection and display of local mining memorabilia. Fee: £4.50 for breakfast; donations appreciated for the walk. Steve Durbridge
Elvington
Community
Centre
07928 835525
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Football Camp - day 1, Deal Town Football Club Ground, St Leonard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50. Details and booking:
See website
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. See Tuesday 6 August for details. See website
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: Eric Probert on “Land Tax Assessments”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Wednesday 14 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book. 0300 123 1220
See website
Football Camp - day 2, Deal Town Football Club Ground, St Leonard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50. Details and booking:
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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome.  
 
Thursday 15 August
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Boot Camp Fitness, North Deal Park, off Western Road, North Deal, 10am-11am. Free fitness session for youngsters age 10+. Pre-booking required. Further session on 22 August. Book places:
Mark
07732 803567
Children's Summer Crafts Session, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 10am-11.30am. Suitable for children age 4yrs+; £3 per child. Facebook page
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Multi Sports Camp - day 1, St Richard's Catholic Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50 per day (please pre-book). Details and booking:
See website
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Burma Star Memorial Service, in the paddock opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Deal. 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. See website
Deal Station Clean Up, area around Deal Rail Station, 4.30pm-5.30pm. Regular and new volunteers welcome for DealWithIt "green" group's fortnightly litter pick and tidy up initiative. See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
 
Friday 16 August
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
Multi Sports Camp - day 2, St Richard's Catholic Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50 per day (please pre-book). Details and booking:
See website
Great Mongeham Annual Art and Craft Exhibition, St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham CT14 0HL, 10am-5pm. A wide array of crafts, including hand-made cards, jewellery, pottery, silkwear, crochetwear, wicker work and woodwork, will be on sale as well as over a hundred and fifty paintings and photographs by talented local artists. The art works cover a variety of subjects in traditional and abstract styles using different media from watercolours, pastels and oils to cross stitch and photographs. Refreshments available. Free entry. Continues on Saturday and Sunday. Wendy Madgwick
Lunchtime Movement and Meditation, Walmer Beach in front of the large Borrowpits carpark, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 1pm-2pm. See Friday 2 August for details. Clare Lewis
07900 016796

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
Dance Classes:
Over 50s Dance Exercise
, 5pm-6pm;
Beginners Ballroom and Latin
, 7pm-8pm.
Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Fee: £5.50 per session.
01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 2 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome.  
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Saturday 17 August  
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. All welcome. 01304 268847
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
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Great Mongeham Annual Art and Craft Exhibition, St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham CT14 0HL, 10am-5pm. A wide array of crafts, including hand-made cards, jewellery, pottery, silkwear, crochetwear, wicker work and woodwork, will be on sale as well as over a hundred and fifty paintings and photographs by talented local artists. The art works cover a variety of subjects in traditional and abstract styles using different media from watercolours, pastels and oils to cross stitch and photographs. Refreshments available. Free entry. Continues on Sunday. Wendy Madgwick
Summer Concert, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 7.30pm. Tickets: £10. Raising funds for the Ehlers Society UK (which provides tools to GPs). Tickets
01304 360097
 
Sunday 18 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. See Sunday 4 August for details. 01304 369699
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
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Junior Pier Festival #2, Deal Pier, 11am-3pm. Junior angling competition for boys and girls under 16 years of age - organised by Deal Angling Club (1919). Trophies and prizes including rods, reels, DVDs and tackle boxes. Entry fee: £1; enter on the day at Deal Pier from 9.30am. Pat Heath
01304 361248
Wind Festival, Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 11am-5pm. Annual free event with Kent Kite Flyers. Plus optional Kite Making Workshop (£3). Booking not required. See website
Summer Fair, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Road, Deal, 12noon-4pm. Stalls offering hair bows, wax melts, skincare, cake and more. Bouncy castle and raffle. Free entry; all welcome. In support of the RNLI. 01304 373399
Free Band Concert with Medway Concert Brass at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Great Mongeham Annual Art and Craft Exhibition, St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham CT14 0HL, 11am-4pm. A wide array of crafts, including hand-made cards, jewellery, pottery, silkwear, crochetwear, wicker work and woodwork, will be on sale as well as over a hundred and fifty paintings and photographs by talented local artists. The art works cover a variety of subjects in traditional and abstract styles using different media from watercolours, pastels and oils to cross stitch and photographs. Refreshments available. Free entry. Wendy Madgwick
Picnic at The Castle, Sandown Castle Community Garden, Sandown Road, North Deal, 12noon-4pm (weather permitting). The public is invited to bring a picnic and meet the garden team. Musical entertainment, plant stall, tea tent and raffle. Dogs on leads please; and no barbecues. facebook page
 
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Monday 19 August
Summer Outdoor Activity Holiday Club - Week 3, Rippledown Outdoor Learning Centre, Dover Road, Ringwould, CT14 8HE, 9am-3pm. Wide range of outdoor activities, suitable for children 7 to 12 years of age. £50 per child per day. Continues daily until Friday 23 August. See website
Cricket Week, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club Ground, Court Road, Upper Walmer. The club's annual event with matches every day (except Saturday) 19-25 August. Plus a range of evening events including discos, a race night and a pub quiz. 01304 368738
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
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. Pat
07930 361216
See website

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.


See website
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon 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 Meeting, The Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. A choir of all ages and voices; new members welcome. See website.  
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Tuesday 20 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. See Tuesday 6 August for details. See website
 
Wednesday 21 August
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Loose Fibres Craft Group Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12noon. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
HealthWalk, Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book. 0300 123 1220
See website
Children's Film Workshop, Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Learn the art of the moving image, make animations, put on a show, try shadow puppetry with a shadow theatre in a workshop led by local teacher Lyn Faber; (for ages 6-12yrs). Fee: £6. 01304 239515
See website
Circus Berlin, Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal, 7pm. Tickets: adults £12 to £36; under 16s and concessions £8 to £32. 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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome.  
 
Thursday 22 August
Freeview Changes today. Viewers who receive Freeview programmes from the Dover transmitter may need to retune their televisions to continue receiving some channels. See website
White Cliffs Walking Festival 2019: Thursday 22 August - Wednesday 28 August. Organised by White Cliffs Ramblers. Over forty walks led by experienced walk leaders in the countryside around Deal and Walmer and along the White Cliffs. Pre-booking places on walks is advised. See website
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Boot Camp Fitness, North Deal Park, off Western Road, North Deal, 10am-11am. Free fitness session for youngsters age 10+. Pre-booking required. Book places:
Mark
07732 803567
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Circus Berlin, Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal, performances at 3pm and 7.45pm. Tickets: adults £12 to £36; under 16s and concessions £8 to £32. See website
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. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Talks and presentations on local history. Tickets: £5. Astor Theatre
Charity Quiz Night, The Saracens Head pub, Alfred Square, Deal, 8pm. Teams of up to six. £5 per person (includes nibbles); please pre-book table. Raising funds for a local defibrillator. 01304 448858
 
Friday 23 August
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
Craft Beer Festival, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 11am. A two-day craft beer festival promoting up and coming breweries - including Boutilliers, Ridgeside, Black Irsi and Elusive.
Tickets: on the door: £15; both days £45.
Astor Theatre
Circus Berlin, Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal, performances at 12noon and 3pm. Tickets: adults £12 to £36; under 16s and concessions £8 to £32. See website
Lunchtime Movement and Meditation, Walmer Beach in front of the large Borrowpits carpark, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 1pm-2pm. See Friday 2 August for details. Clare Lewis
07900 016796

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
Dance Classes:
Over 50s Dance Exercise
, 5pm-6pm;
Beginners Ballroom and Latin
, 7pm-8pm.
Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Fee: £5.50 per session.
01227 710869

Facebook page
Gin and Beer Festival, Deal and Betteshanger RFC Ground, off Canada Road, Deal CT14 7EJ, 5.30pm-11pm. Continues Saturday and Sunday. Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 2 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome.  
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Saturday 24 August
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
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Summer Show, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham. Staging from 9am to 12.30pm; Judging from 2pm. Public opening and prize giviing is on Sunday. See website
Police Surgery, Deal Police Station, London Road, Deal, 10am. An opportunity to seek advice or raise concerns with local police. No appointment needed. See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Dragonfly Quilters Quilt Exhibition, St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-5pm. Display of quilting craft work with trade stalls, tombola and raffle. Tea, coffee and cake on sale. Free admission (donation for local charities appreciated).  
BEEFEST and Seedy Saturday, The Landmark Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Meet the Dover Beekeepers and learn about and sample bee products. Plus the regular plant swap session for local gardners. A DealWithIt event.  
Rotary Pirates Deal Treasure Hunt, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-3.30pm. A family event to find clues to "treasure" in the streets of Deal. Treasure maps are £3 and £5, available from Landmark Centre 11am to 1pm. Treasure will be awarded at 3.30pm. Proceeds support the 2nd Deal and Walmer Sea Scouts and the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Rowing Club. Gary
07733 108530
Simon
07970 414784
Craft Beer Festival, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 11am. A two-day craft beer festival promoting up and coming breweries - including Boutilliers, Ridgeside, Black Irsi and Elusive.
Tickets: on the door: £15; both days £45.
Astor Theatre
Gin and Beer Festival, Deal and Betteshanger RFC Ground, off Canada Road, Deal CT14 7EJ, 12.30pm-11pm. Continues Sunday. Facebook page
Disco Night, The Royal British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, from 7pm. An open evening; all welcome.  
 
Sunday 25 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 and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Summer Show, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 9am-3pm. Public open day, followed by prize giviing at 3pm. Admission: 50p. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. See Sunday 4 August for details. 01304 369699
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Walmer Beach Clean, meet at the Sea Café, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am. Regular and new volunteers are invited to help clean up the beach. Collection equipment and bags are provided.  
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Dragonfly Quilters Quilt Exhibition, St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-5pm. Display of quilting craft work with trade stalls, tombola and raffle. Tea, coffee and cake on sale. Free admission (donation for local charities appreciated).  
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Gin and Beer Festival, Deal and Betteshanger RFC Ground, off Canada Road, Deal CT14 7EJ, 12.30pm-5pm. Last day. Facebook page
Free Band Concert with the 1st Whitstable Scout Group Band at the Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
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Monday 26 August
Summer Bank Holiday  
Dragonfly Quilters Quilt Exhibition, St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Display of quilting craft work with trade stalls, tombola and raffle. Tea, coffee and cake on sale. Free admission (donation for local charities appreciated).  
Kent Miners’ Festival 2019, Betteshanger Community Park, Circular Road (via Betteshanger Road, off A258 Deal-Sandwich road), Betteshanger CT14 0LT, 10am-5pm. Attractions include: History of the Kent Coalfield display, stands by local interest groups; Snowdown Colliery Brass Band, Betteshanger Academy Brass Band, Betteshanger Senior Band and KC’s Dancers. Plus the Kent Community Coal Queen competion. Free admission and parking. See website
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. Pat
07930 361216
See website
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
Live Music, The Square performance area (outside The Port Arms and Kings Head), Beach Street, Deal, 3pm. Featuring the Tony Johnson Band and special guests.  
 
Tuesday 27 August
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. See Tuesday 6 August for details. See website
An Evening of Musical Theatre, The Landmark Centre, High Steet, Deal, 7.30pm. Featuring some of the brightest talent emerging from the top stage schools performing songs from classic shows and the latest from the West End. Tickets: £8 in advance; £10 on the door. Dave Robinson
07740 283224

See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Wednesday 28 August
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 local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book. 0300 123 1220
See website
ECHT - Paintings by Dennis Littley, Le Pinardier Wine Bar, 102 High Street, Deal, 6pm. Launch of a display of new work by local artist Dennis Littley.  
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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome.  
 
Thursday 29 August
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Facebook page
Multi Sports Camp - day 1, St Richard's Catholic Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50 per day (please pre-book). Details and booking:
See website
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Station Clean Up, area around Deal Rail Station, 4.30pm-5.30pm. Regular and new volunteers welcome for DealWithIt "green" group's fortnightly litter pick and tidy up initiative. See website
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
Open Air Cinema: "Dirty Dancing" (cert 12), Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £10; early bird: £8. See website
 
Friday 30 August
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
Multi Sports Camp - day 2, St Richard's Catholic Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Sports activity and coaching for youngsters Year R-6. Fee £17.50 per day (please pre-book). Details and booking:
See website
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
Dance Classes:
Over 50s Dance Exercise
, 5pm-6pm;
Beginners Ballroom and Latin
, 7pm-8pm.
Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Fee: £5.50 per session.
01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). See Friday 2 August for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome.  
The Jam'd, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). The UK's leading tribute to the sound of The Jam. Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website
Open Air Cinema: "Bohemian Rhapsody" (cert 12a), Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £10; early bird: £8. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. See Friday 2 August for details. See website
 
Saturday 31 August
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. All welcome. 01304 268847
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
East Kent 103 Vintage Bus Rally, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-4pm. Static display of over 25 vintage buses along with bus memorabilia sales stands, refreshment stalls and buses giving free bus rides in the Deal/Walmer area. See website
Open Air Cinema: "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" (cert PG), Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £10; early bird: £8. See website
 
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