February 2018
Quick links to events in February
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 Monday 5 - Sunday 11 Monday 12 - Sunday 18
Monday 19 - Sunday 25 Monday 26 - Wednesday 28  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Attraction details More information
Deal Castle open to the public, 10am-4pm on every Saturday and Sunday in February. Admission: adult £6.60; child £4; concession £5.90; family £17.20. see website 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. Open to the public, 10am-4pm on Saturdays 3 and 10 and Sundays 4 and 11 February; 10am-4pm every day February 12-18; and 10am-4pm Wednesdays-Sundays (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) February 21-28, 2018. Admission: adult £10.70; child £6.40; concession £9.60; family £27.80. see website 0370 333 1181
Deal Pier. Open Sundays-Fridays 8am-6pm; Saturdays 8am-12midnight.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: currently closed.
Dover District Council website

 

EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
 
Quick links to events in February
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 Monday 5 - Sunday 11 Monday 12 - Sunday 18
Monday 19 - Sunday 25 Monday 26 - Wednesday 28  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
February: 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 February. Tracy Carr
07923 096273

Exhibition: Down From London, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. A display of work by artists from The London Group - set up in 1913 by thirty two significant artists of that period as a powerful artist-run group to counter-balance institutions such as the Royal Academy. Today's Group remains is a thriving democratic artists' collective embracing all disciplines - from painting and sculpture to moving image, digital and performance. Open: Sunday 4 - Sunday 25 February (Tuesdays-Saturdays 10am-4pm; Sundays 11am-2pm). Admission: free.

Kiri Everitt
01304 360411
Exhibition: Local Scenes by photographer Tony Nandi, Golf Road Community Centre, North Deal. Open: Mondays-Fridays 9am-6pm (until March 2) and most Saturday mornings.  
 
Thursday 1 February
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
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
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior (Chairman)
07749 480104
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents are invited to attend. 01304 614320
 
Friday 2 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Learn to Play Bridge Lessons, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am. Free taster session for this new course for people who might like to learn to play Bridge. Find out more; no obligation. Jayne Betts
01304 375370
Tony Wells
01304 371673
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. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. See website. 07584 044122
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
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
 Clare Teal Duo, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal. Tickets £23-£25. Pre-show meal from the Astor's Herb Garden available; two-courses, £30 per couple; to book call 01304 370220. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Saturday 3 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Macmillan Coffee Morning, The King's Head, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 10am-12noon. 01304 373915
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.
Betteshanger Family Day, Betteshanger Welfare, Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 12noon-4pm. Live music, speakers, special guestsHeritage groups, poetry and arts and workshops. Entrance free - but donation to Deal Food Bank requested. Organised by Unite union. Information:
Deal Carnival Court Selection, The Ocean Rooms, Queen Street, Deal (use entrance CoOp carpark, West Street, from 12.30pm. Junior and Rosebud Selection, 1pm-5pm. Senior Selection, 7pm-11pm. Refreshments available all day. 07890 942914
Facebook page
 Feeling Good Michael Buble, The Astor Community Theatre. CANCELLED - contact theatre for refunds.  
 
Sunday 4 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Walk: join White Cliffs Ramblers for a leisurely six-mile circular walk, starting from the large gravel carpark (close to junction of Kingsdown Road/Granville Road, Walmer, at 10am. website. Rhona
01303 258022
 
Events details More information
Monday 5 February
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 - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. See website.

 
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
Charity Quiz Night, The Plough, Church Lane, Ripple, 8pm. In support of local RNLI. 01304 360209
 
Tuesday 6 February
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
DealWithIt Meeting, Dealability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm. Discussion of potential local "green" initiatives to reduce use of plastics - including the national REfill project to provide tapwater top-up points for reusable bottles. All welcome. See website.  
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Wednesday 7 February
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-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

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. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
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 and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Roger Austin on "Judging Show Entries". Visitors and new members welcome. See website.  

Deal Mindfulness Group Meeting, St Nicholas' Church, London Road, Sholden, 7.30pm. Regarded as an effective method for combatting stress and anxiety and suitable for both newcomers and established users. The monthly sessions are free. All welcome.

Facebook page
 
Thursday 8 February
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Hop Farm 2018 - Launch Meeting, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Launch meeting for the next community hop growing/beer making project. Prospective supporters are invited to find out more and chat with some of last year's 130 growers. Facebook page
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm. 01304 364406
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal and District Lioness Club Monthly Meeting, British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Dot Hardy
01304 367887
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Members meet up on the second Thursday of each month for social and fun activities and to listen to interesting speakers. New members are welcome; an excellent way to make new friends. Secretary
Anne Grant
01304 361704
St Martin's Women's Institute Monthly Meeting, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. For women of all ages the group enjoys a variety of speakers, events and other activities. Visitors are welcome. Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
 
Friday 9 February
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
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. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. 01304 374010
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 2 February for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 The Mitfords, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7pm, starts 7.30pm. A one woman tour-de-force follows four of the Mitford Sisters and their part in the world changing events of the twentieth century. Tickets £17; discount offer of two for £30 if booked before 27 January. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Saturday 10 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Grand Bric-a-Brac Sale, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Big selection of china, glassware, jewelry, toys, books, games and CDs/DVDs. Entry: £1 (includes tea or coffee). Facebook page
Deal Hop Farm 2018 Info Stall, The Landmark Centre Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. An opportunity to find out about the next local initiative for residents to grow hops and brew ale. Plus a display by Walmer WI on the national "Show The Love" campaign to tackle climate change. All welcome.  
Quiz Night, The Alma, West Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £5 per person. Bring own food; drinks at the bar. Organised by Friends of North Deal in support of Citizens Advice Bureau. 01304 375833
 Bye Bye Baby, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. A celebration of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Tickets £19-£21. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 11 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Guided Walk, meet Walmer Rail Station, off Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am. An ideal 4.5-mile walk for families or those who are new to walking with a group. Finishes at Walmer Station at approx 12noon. Organised by White Cliffs Ramblers. See website. Anne and Tony
01304 372814
07976 944396
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. See website. .  
 
 Events details More information
Monday 12 February

KCC School Holiday Break
Monday 12- Friday 16 February 2018

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

Soccer School, St Mary's Catholic Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm (9am for early drop offs). Football related training and games for boys and girls, age between four- and 12-years old. Accredited by Kent FA with qualified coaches and a safe and enjoyable environment. Fee: £15. Just turn up or book online here. Seb
07850 476341
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 - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. 01304 374512
Kingsdown and Ringwould WI, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm  

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
Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm.  
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 13 February
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day )
Charity Coffee Morning, St Leonard's Social Centre, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Books, bric-a-brac, cards and hand crocheted blankets for sale. Raffle and tombola. In support of "Ellice's Wish To Walk" appeal.  
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk - Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
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
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Please ckeck with organiser. Facebook group.
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573

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: James Rouse on “The Dover Patrol 1914-1918”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. See website.

Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Wednesday 14 February
St Valentine's Day
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Chronic Illness Support Group Monthly Meeting, Sir Norman Wisdom pub, Queen Street, Deal, 12noon-2pm. Belinda
07912 852640

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Ash Wednesday Service, Blessed St Mary of Walmer Church, Church Street, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Special service featuring the Rite of Ashing ceremony and accompanied with music by the Parish Choir. Church Office:
01304 366605
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 15 February
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open at 1pm). Popular light music with an ensemble directed from the violin by Julius Bannister. Tickets £7 (includes tea and cake).

Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. NB: Library is closed for improvement works until Tuesday 20 February. Myriam
01304 363525
Quiz Night, The Farrier Freehouse, 90 Manor Road, Upper Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Bring own nibbles. Raffle. In support of "Ellice's Wish To Walk" appeal. George Franklin
07494 325543
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. . Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Individuals and teams welcome. Food and fun for £4 per person. See website. 01304 364216
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A small friendly club that meets on the third Thursday of each month - except August and December - for flower arranging demonstrations, practicals and talks. New members and visitors welcome.  
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Rhiannon Chappell on "Bad decisions and how to make them". 01304 379306
Graham Fellows, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Graham Fellows sheds his comic character, John Shuttleworth, to talk about his 25-year career and perform his own songs. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 16 February
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Soccer School, Deal Town Football Club Ground, St Leonard's Road, Deal, 10am-3pm (9am for early drop offs). Football related training and games for boys and girls, age between four- and 12-years old. Accredited by Kent FA with qualified coaches and a safe and enjoyable environment. Fee: £15. Just turn up or book online here. Seb
07850 476341
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. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 2 February for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Mayor of Deal's Charity Race Night, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £5 per person, from Town Hall reception. Bring own refreshments. To raise funds for the 2235 (Deal) Squadron - Royal Air Force Air Cadets. Mayor's Secretary
01304 361999
Absolute Bowie, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Five-piece tribute band perform David Bowie's greatest hits. Tickets £18 and £23. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Saturday 17 February
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
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.
Table Top Sale, Walmer Baptist Church, corner of Dover Road/Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Refreshments available. Free entry. Sales tables available at £5. website. Table bookings:
01304 364216
Clog and Appalachian Dance Classes, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal. Step Clog (Pat Tracey Hornpipe) session, 10.15am-11.15am. Beginners and improvers welcome. Fee: £6.
Appalachian Stepping session, 11.30am-12.30pm. Fee: £6. Or join in both for £10.
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"Seedy Saturday" Seed and Plant Swap, The Landmark Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-1pm. Public event where local residents are welcome to bring seeds and plants to swap for free. Plus information on the Deal Hop Farm 2018 project. Organised by DealWithIt green group.  
Kingsdown Rocks Jumble Sale, Kingsdown and Ringwould CofE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 2pm. Steve
07583 110034 Mike
07817 655953

Deal High Street - A Wander Through Time, The Astor Community Theatre, 2.30pm (doors open at 2pm). An illustrated talk by members of Addelam History Research Group headed by Alan Buckman. Tickets £5.

Astor Theatre
White Cliffs Symphonic Winds Gala Concert, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Programme of wind band music with works by Philip Sparke, Nigel Hess, Camile Saint-Saens, Martin Ellerby, Kenneth Alford, Carl Teike and Jean Sibelius. Tickets: £10 from Band Secretary or on the door. See website. Band Secretary:
07961 772169

The Blacklist, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7pm). Live alternative DJs play rock'n'roll; special drinks offers. Tickets £5; also limited free-entry wristbands available from: Walmer Castle pub, South Street, on the night.

Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 18 February
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950

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

Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Deal Beach Clean, meet at Deal Pier entrance at 9.30am. Organised by supporters of DealWithIt "green" group and the Marine Conservation Society. Regular and new volunteers are invited to help remove and log junk from the local beach. Equipment and collection bags are provided. See website.  
 
 Events details More information
Monday 19 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 5 February for details. 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 - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 5 February for details. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. See website.

 
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 20 February
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Wednesday 21 February
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-12.30pm. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

Kid’s Kingdom Parent and Toddler Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
Recycled Teenagers Tea Party - monthly social event for the over-50s, The Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Entry: £2.50 (includes tea, coffee and a buffet). Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Elizabeth Sleath
01304 619093

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. See website. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 22 February
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525

NTLive Encore: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm). Screening of the London revival of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece starring Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. Tickets £18.

Astor Theatre
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. website: http://scdeal.org/home/  
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 23 February
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
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. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class. Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 2 February for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307

Dona Oxford: Heart and Soul, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets £24-£26. Pre-show meal available.

Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Saturday 24 February
World War 1 Heritage Trails Weekend. Deal is one of 30 places across Kent that will be taking part in a walking trails event that links the locations of significant local people and events from WW1. Deal has two trails. For details of the project, see the official Kent in WW1 website. For the Deal Trails click here.  
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am - 3pm. 01304 361999
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Refreshments and transport available. Raffle. Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257

Curved Air, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). A unique band, synthesizing an eclectic blend of musical styles. Tickets £22. Pre-show meal available.

Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 25 February
World War 1 Heritage Trails Weekend. Deal is one of 30 places across Kent that will be taking part in a walking trails event that links the locations of significant local people and events from WW1. See Saturday 24 February for details.  
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
 
 Events details More information
Monday 26 February
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. See Monday 5 February for details. 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 - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 5 February for details. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. See website.

 
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. See website. Liz Sharp
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: William Friend, Northdown Nursery on "Mediterranean Plants for the Kent Coast". T. Ridley Ellis
01304 381084

The Last Picture Club presents "The Levelling", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). After the 2014 Somerset floods, a young woman returns to the family dairy farm following the tragic death of her younger brother. Tickets £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 27 February
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
HealthWalk - Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Health Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support. 10.30am start. 0300 123 1220
(option 2)
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. website Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113
 
Wednesday 28 February
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. See website. Julia Wells
01304 828713
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm. Weekly social meeting for the over 50's. Entry: £2 (includes unlimited tea and cake!)

Maria
07582 576267

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. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
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
 
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