December 2018
Quick links to events in December
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Opening days and times may be subject to change over holiday period.
Deal Castle - open to the public 10am-4pm on all Saturdays and Sundays in December and also 27-31 December (closed 24, 25 and 26 December). Admission: adult £7.20; child £4.30; concession £6.50; family £18.70. see website. 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public 10am-4pm on all Saturdays and Sundays in December and also 27-31 December (closed 24, 25 and 26 December). Admission: adult £10.90; child £6.50; concession £9.80; family £28.30. see website. 0370 333 1181
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. (Winter opening times: 1 December-31 March.) Open daily: 8am-6pm. Free.
Fishing: daily 8am-6pm; weekends Saturday 8am - Sunday 6pm. All night group bookings available Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am. Angling fees apply.
Restaurant: awaiting details. see website.

01304 363815

 

 
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

 

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR SERVICES
For changes to a range of public services over the Christmas and New Year holiday period CLICK HERE
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Quick links to events in December
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
 
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December: continuing events and amenities
Talk It Out Well-being Centre, Spires Cafe, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Support facility for people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: 9am-11am Mondays-Fridays; and also 2pm-4pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout December. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Display: Work by Neil Pettie, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. Throughout December. Astor Theatre
 
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Saturday 1 December
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

Christmas Wreath Workshop, Tormore School House, 2 Tormore Mews, Rectory Road, Deal, 1pm-4pm. Learn new skills and use beautiful foliage to create a spectacular Christmas Wreath, all under the guidance of floristry expert Nicola Kukaj. Fee: £35 (includes mulled wine and mince pies).

Laura Tricker
Sarah-Jane Morris, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). The British soul, jazz and r&b singer, accompanied by Tony Remy (guitar) and Tim Cansfield (self taught guitarist). Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 2 December
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.
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
 
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Monday 3 December
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 375297
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See website.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website. 01304 364216
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 4 December
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Walmer Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary’s Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Develop computer skills in a friendly, relaxed environment. Session fee £2; no pre-booking required - just drop in. Chitra Swami
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
Andy Fairweather Low, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Andy Fairweather Low (guitar/vocals) accompanied by Dave Bronze (bass/vocals), Paul Beavis (drums), Nick Pentelow (sax/clarinet), Richard Milner (Hammond organ), Pete Cook (baritone sax) and Matt Winch (trumpet). Tickets: £29/£32. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 5 December
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 8.30am - 1pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalk, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am) - 60-90mins.    Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website. 01304 373853
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. See website. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal Philatelic Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Public and new members welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
 
Thursday 6 December
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. No need to book, just turn up. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Station Litter Pick, Deal Rail Station, 2pm. Community clean up session around the rail station by local volunteers. New helpers welcome. Facebook page
A Walmer Christmas, Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 3pm and 6pm. Tours of the castle out of hours with rooms decorated for Christmas. Pre-booking required. Also on Thursdays 13 and 20 December. See website.  
Oceans (Kander Care) Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle). 07854 739375
Facebook page
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Jeremy Hardy Live, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). The radio and television entertainer and stand-up comedian. Tickets: £14; students £5. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 7 December
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Meet new friends and learn new steps with resident instructors Andy and Patrick. Tickets: £5 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
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. See website. 07584 044122
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Liane Carroll , The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). The British jazz and soul singer. Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Admission: £5. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 8 December
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

Christmas Wreath Workshop, Tormore School House, 2 Tormore Mews, Rectory Road, Deal, 1pm-4pm. Learn new skills and use beautiful foliage to create a spectacular Christmas Wreath, all under the guidance of floristry expert Nicola Kukaj. Fee: £35 (includes mulled wine and mince pies).

Laura Tricker
The George Michael Story, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). A full live band with video screens re-create George Michael’s hits in chronological order and trace his career and 100 million record selling history. Tickets: £23/£25. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 9 December
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.
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Fishing Competition, Deal and Walmer seafront and Pier, 10am-3pm. Organised by Deal Angling Club 1919, the competition features a range of prizes including turkeys for the best 30 aggregate weights of catches. Open to club members, entry registration is at the 1919 Clubhouse, 13 The Marina, Deal on Saturday 8 December (6pm-9pm) and Sunday 9 December (7am-9am). Entry fee: £15. Subject to confirmation. Pat Heath
01304 361248
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. See website.  
 
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Monday 10 December
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 375297
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See website

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website. 01304 364216
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 11 December
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. Check with Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Owen Square, Deal, 1pm-2.30pm. Meet weekly (term times only). Hosted by Kent Baby Matters. See website.  
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street. Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Topic: "The Ancestor I would most/ least like to meet." Admission: Society members free; non members £2. See website.
 
Wednesday 12 December
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 8.30am - 1pm. 01304 361999
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website. 01304 373853
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 13 December
The Astor Palm Court Orchestra , The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1pm). Tickets: £9 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
A Walmer Christmas, Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 3pm and 6pm. Tours of the castle out of hours with rooms decorated for Christmas. Pre-booking required. Also on Thursday 20 December. See website.  
The Bolshoi Ballet's Nutcracker, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). A masterpiece of classical dance and a Christmas favourite with audiences everywhere, this Nutcracker is a magical version of the score by Tchaikovsky filmed at the Bolshoi Theatre. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 14 December
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. Margaret Musson
Secretary
01304 374010
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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Christmas Dinner and Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Black-Tie Dinner and Dance with the Piccadilly Dance Orchestra. Tickets: £39.95. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 15 December
Deal General Market in 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
Tea and Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Weekly social event during school term. All welcome.  
KPA Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Vintage, retro and pre-loved, handcrafted items for sale; also art and some antiques. All at affordable prices. Refreshments by supporters of the local Leaps and Bounds charity for adults and young people with learning difficulties. Admission free. Kathleen Knott
01304 375260
e-mail:
Carols at the Bandstand, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 5pm. A mixture of Christmas Carols and Christmas Songs performed by the Victory Wartime Band. Wrap up warm and bring a torch. Facebook page
Miss Hope Springs, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Comedy-cabaret-chanteuse Miss Hope Springs with an array of original festive songs from her personal repertoire. Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 16 December
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.
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Deal Christmas Beach Clean, meet Deal Pier entrance, Beach Street, Deal, 10am. Regular and new volunteers welcome to join in Deal With It's community event. Equipment and collection bags provided.  
Carol and Crib Services
details will be included when known
 
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Monday 17 December
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 375297
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see website

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website. 01304 364216
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 18 December
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 9.30am-12.30pm. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Owen Square, Deal, 1pm-2.30pm. Meet weekly (term times only). Hosted by Kent Baby Matters; website.

0300 302 0223

Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 19 December
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 8.30am - 1pm. 01304 361999
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website. 01304 373853
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Please check with organiser. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 20 December

KCC School Holiday Break
Thursday 20 December - Wednesday 2 January 2019 inclusive.

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
A Walmer Christmas, Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 3pm and 6pm. Tours of the castle out of hours with rooms decorated for Christmas. Pre-booking required. See website.  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 21 December
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Please check with organiser. Michael Burney
01304 852686
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. Please check with organiser. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Please check with organiser. Brian
01304 851914
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Please check with organiser. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 22 December
Deal General Market in 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. Details and registration form:
see website
Pantomime: Aladdin, The Astor Community Theatre, matinee 2.30pm (doors open 2pm); and 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £12; under 12s £10; family of four £40. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 23 December
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.
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check with organiser. Facebook page
 
Events details More information
Monday 24 December
Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Church Services
details will be included when known

HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Please check with organiser. Bernie
07977 491084
 
Tuesday 25 December
Christmas Day

Christmas Day Church Services
details will be included when known

HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. Please check with organiser. Bernie
07977 491084
 
Wednesday 26 December
Boxing Day Bank Holiday
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal. This market will NOT be open today. 01304 361999
Boxing Day Dip, alongside Deal Pier, 11am. Fancy dress optional. Advance registration is recommended - but registration on the day is possible and costs £5. website: www.dealicebreakers.co.uk/. Subject to confirmation. Sponsorship forms: Margaret
07836 669079
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Please check with organiser. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 27 December
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Please check with organiser. Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 28 December
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Please check with organiser. Brian
01304 851914
Deal Friday Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Please check with organiser. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 29 December
Deal General Market in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. The market will NOT be open today. 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. Details and registration form:
see website
 
Sunday 30 December
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.
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. Please check with organiser. Facebook page
 
Events details More information
Monday 31 December
New Year's Eve
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walk. No need to book. Please check with organiser. Bernie
07977 491084
Timeball Drop at the Timeball Tower Museum, Victoria Parade, Deal, 12 midnight. Followed by Fireworks on the beach. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk. Subject to confirmation. 01304 368255
 
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