July 2018
Quick links to events in July
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in April, 10am-6pm. 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 every day, 10am-6pm (apart from when the Lord Warden is in residence, 13-15 July). Admission: adult £10.90; child £6.50; concession £9.80; family £28.30. see website 0370 333 1181

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open every day in July (except Mondays and Tuesdays): 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3, children 5 and over and students £2, children under 5 free. see website

01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays. Admission: adults £3; children and concessions £2; family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £9; wheelchair users: free (donation welcome). see website 01304 372098
Deal Pier. Open every day: Sundays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm. Fridays: 8am-12midnight. Saturdays: 8am to 12midnight - with Saturday extended fishing hours (12midnight-8am Sunday) on July 1 and 29.
Restaurant: awaiting details.
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
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in July
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
Events details More information
July - special events
Deal Music and Arts Festival 2018, Friday 29 June - Saturday 14 July. For full details, see: www.dealmusicandarts.com.  

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Meet local professional and amateur artists and see their work which includes sculpture, paintings, conceptual art, screen prints, jewellery, photography, ceramics and fused glass. For details, see: www.searts.co.uk.

Martin Cherry
07753 838196
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 July. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
Sunday 1 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail, in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret's Bay. Local artists are inviting the public to view their work today and next weekend (7-8 July). Free entry. For details, see: www.searts.co.uk.

Martin Cherry
07753 838196
Deal Festival: Festival Mass, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 10am. Festival website
Deal Open Gardens, 11am-5pm. Six Deal gardens will be open to the public as part of the National Open Gardens Scheme. They are:
4 George Alley;
The Landmark Garden, High Street;
4 Robert Street;
10 St George's Road;
53 Sandown Road (home-made teas available);
88 West Street. Combined admission: £5, children free. For details, see: ngs website.
 
Walmer Open Gardens:
196 Downs Road, Walmer, 10am-4pm; admission £3.50, children free.
Sunnybank, 12 Herschell Road East, Walmer, 10am-4pm; admission £3.50, children free.
Old Church House, 26a Church Street, Walmer, 1pm-5pm; admission £4, children free; home-made teas available.
For details, see: ngs website.
 
Prom on the Farm, Solley's Ice Cream Parlour, Ripple, 12noon-8pm. Tickets: adult £12; child £5; family ticket (two adults+up to three children under 16) £30. Free on-site parking available for up to 100 vehicles. In support of the Martha Trust charity. To book, see website.  

Free Band Concert with The Railway Swing Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
Deal Festival: Stephen Kovacevich Masterclass, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 2.30pm. Master pianist Stephen Kovacevich gives a masterclass with some of the young musicians from the Purcell School. Tickets: £5. details/booking
Astor website

Gentlemen of Few, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm). The Deal based band play an eclectic blend of old-time bluegrass and classic rock. Tickets: seated £15, standing £12. A Deal Festival event.

Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 2 July
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 local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Festival: Coffee Concert: Not Just Mrs S, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. The Cambini Ensemble explore the songs and chamber works of Clara Schumann. Free (with retiring collection). Festival website
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. 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 Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 3 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer. Does not operate in July and August; resumes in September. See website. Chitra
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Deal Festival: Robert Poulter's Model Theatre, Kent Museum of the Moving Image, Stanhope Road, Deal, performances at 11am and 2pm. Toy theatre performance of the play Blackey'd Susan, using Deal settings and music from Jonathan Blewitt’s 1829 score. Tickets £10. details/booking:
Astor 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 Festival: David Starkey: Henry VIII - The First Brexiteer, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £16; students £8. details/booking:
Astor website
 
Wednesday 4 July

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, just turn up. See website. 0300 123 1220
Deal Festival: Graham Clarke in conversation with Myles Corley, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am. Admission free (retiring collection). Festival website

Deal Festival: Harriet Tubb (marimba) and Thomas Nettle (cello), St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm. Canterbury Festival Young Musicians of the Year. Tickets: £10; students £5.

details/booking:
Astor website
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website. 01304 373853
or 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 Festival: Dr Rosemary Dunn Lecture: Darren Henley OBE (Chief Executive of the Arts Council England), Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm. Free (with retiring collection). Festival website
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
"Phantom of the Opera" with live score by Minima, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.45pm. Screening of the classic 1925 thriller starring Lon Chaney, ‘The Man of a Thousand Faces’, as the disfigured Phantom, wreaking havoc beneath the sewers of the Paris Opera House. Tickets £18; students £9. A Deal Festival event. details/booking
Astor website
 
Thursday 5 July
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. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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
Belle Chen: Global Sounds, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.45pm. An evocative and immersive journey around the world through classical piano, sound design, and perfumes. Tickets £15; Deal Festival Friends £13. A Deal Festival event. details/booking
Astor website
 
Friday 6 July
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page

Deal Festival: Alexander Panfilov (piano), St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm. The Russian-born pianist, praised by critics worldwide for the power and sensitivity of his playing, performs works by Debussy and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Tickets: £10; students £5.

details/booking:
Astor website
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. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Ronnie Scott's All Stars, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.45pm. The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars perform 'The Soho Songbook’, a musical glimpse into Soho and its history, combining world-class live music alongside narration and rare archive images. Tickets: £20; students £10. A Deal Festival event. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 7 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail, in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret's Bay. Local artists are inviting the public to view their work at their studios and other venues today and tomorrow (8 July). Free entry. For details, see: www.searts.co.uk.

Martin Cherry
07753 838196
Beach Clean, meet Sandown Castle Garden, northern end of Deal Beach, 9.30am-11.30am. Regular and new volunteers welcome. Collection equipment and bags provided.  
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. website.
Captain's Garden Special Opening, The Captain's Garden, Victoria Road, Walmer (opposite Deal Castle entrance), 1pm-3pm. An opportunity to catch up on Deal Hop Garden progress and see latest initiatives to bring this historic garden "back to life". Free admission. Facebook group
Deal Festival: Music in the Park, Rear of St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Family event with Goodwin Sounds Big Band and Jazz Journey Participants with Kenneth Peers. Festival website
Village Fete, Great Mongeham, 2pm-5pm. Featuring obstacle course, dog show, amusements, children's races, tea and beer tents, tombola, raffle and more.  
Deal Festival: Ronnie Scott's Big Band, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Recreating the music of big band legends Stan Kenton and Woody Herman. Tickets: £24/£28; Deal Festival Friends £22/£26; students £12. Details and booking
Astor website
Oh, What A Carry On! The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tracing 60 years of a comedy classic. Written and presented by Robert Ross. Tickets: £16. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 8 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance (followed by The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal), 12noon. See website.  

Free Band Concert with Bisham Concert Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256

Strawberry Cream Tea, St Andrew's Church Hall and grounds, West Street, Deal, 3pm-5pm. A major fundraising event for the Deal Maritime and Local History Museum featuring a variety of sandwiches, cakes, scones and strawberries.  Raffle prizes welcome. Tickets £10 each; available at the Museum, by post or on the museum website.

 
Oxley Meier Guitar Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 3pm. Nick Meier (guitarist with Jeff Beck) and Pete Oxley (guitarist with world-jazz group Curious Paradise). Tickets: £15; students £7.50. A Deal Festival event. details/booking:
Astor website
 
Events details More information
Monday 9 July
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For details, see Monday 2 July. 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 local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Festival: Coffee Concert: Organ Recital, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. Jamie Rogers performs a dance-inspired programme including Edwin H. Lemare’s spectacular transcription of Saint-Saëns’ Danse Macabre, Op 40. Free (with retiring collection). Festival website
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. For details, see Monday 2 July. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 July for details.

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
Town Litter Pick, meet Landmark Centre garden, High Street, Deal, 6pm. Voluntary litter pick "to spruce the town up" prior to visit by South East In Bloom judges. Organised by DealWithIt group. Extra helpers welcome.  
Deal Festival: Simple Gifts, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 7pm. Featuring New Sounds together with Bold As and Jazz Journey. Tickets: £8; children free. details/booking:
Astor website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 10 July
Deal visit by South East In Bloom judges. The town's "In Bloom" Working Group is hoping that, with the support of local businesses and residents, 2018 will see Deal achieving the top Gold Award  
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
Deal Festival: Deal and Sandwich Schools Concert, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 10am. Festival website
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
Deal Festival: Talk: The Art of Collecting - A National Disease?, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am. Artist Frances Fyfield considers the nature of the collecting compulsion. Admission free (retiring collection). Festival website
Knitting for the Needy meeting - charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
Deal Festival: "Measure For Measure" by William Shakespeare, Walmer Castle Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, starts 7.30pm (gates open 6.30pm). The Changeling Theatre Company's production in collaboration with English Heritage. Tickets £20; students £10; children under 10years-old, free. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held in St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. details/booking:
Astor 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: Viv Carter on "Newspapers: far more than family announcements". Exploring the range of material reported in local newspapers and how they could provide leads to new areas of family research. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. See website.
The History Project Meeting, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm. Talks and presentations on local history. Free entry. See website. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 11 July

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, just turn up. See website. 0300 123 1220
Deal Festival: Coffee Concert: The Cambini Ensemble, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. Free (with retiring collection). Festival website
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
Deal Festival: Kabantu Schools Concert, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm. A quintet from Manchester that unravels new marriages of music from around the globe. Public admission at the door subject to availability: family ticket (1 adult,1 child) £5. Festival website
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website. 01304 373853
or 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
Kabantu, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.45pm. A quintet from Manchester that unravels new marriages of music from around the globe to celebrate the space where different cultures meet. Tickets £18. A Deal Festival event. details/booking:
Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 12 July
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. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Festival: Andrey Lebedev (guitar), Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 1pm. Andrey, one of the most successful upcoming guitarists of his generation, presents a programme that spans composers including South America’s Villa-Lobos, Spain’s Albeniz to a work by Deal based composer, William Lovelady. Tickets £10. details/booking:
Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Festival: Concert: Academy of Ancient Music with Guildhall School of Music Early Music Department, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm. Tickets: £20; Deal Festival Friends £18; students £10. details/booking:
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
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Social and fun activities and interesting speakers. New members welcome; for anyone new to Deal it's an excellent way to make new friends. Meet on the second Thursday of each month. 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. 01304 373604
 
Friday 13 July
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Festival: Flauguissimo Duo: The English and French Gardens, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 1pm. Johan Löfving with flautist Yu-Wei Hu perform music inspired by French and English composers from the Baroque period. Tickets:£10. details/booking:
Astor Theatre
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. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Don't Think, Just Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7pm). A night of authentic disco for underground dance lovers. packed with classics and a continuous selection of funk from the ’70s to the present day. Food available on the night. Tickets: £10. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 14 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
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:
Deal Festival: Talk: Instruments Old and New, Linden Hall Studio, St George’s Road, Deal, 6.30pm. Paul Edlin and John Harper discuss the development of musical instruments. Admission free. Festival website

Deal Festival: European Union Chamber Orchestra with Tasmin Little OBE (violin), St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tasmin Little has firmly established herself as one of today’s most esteemed and eminent international violinists. Tonight’s concert includes Bartók’s Rumanian Dances, Britten’s Simple Symphony and Vivaldi’s sensational Four Seasons. Tickets: £24/£28; Deal Festival Friends £22/£26; students £12.

details/booking:
Astor website
 
Sunday 15 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Band of HM Royal Marines 29th Anniversary Concert and Parade, Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm. This very popular event attracts large crowds, so it is strongly advised you check out the information at www.dealbandstand.org/. wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 16 July
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For details, see Monday 2 July. 01304 373297
HealthWalk, Betteshanger Country Park, 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
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
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. For details, see Monday 2 July. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 July for details.

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 Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 17 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
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
 
Wednesday 18 July

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, just turn up. See website. 0300 123 1220
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). See website.. 01304 373853
or 01304 364326
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Meets on third Wednesday of each month - except August. Sue Case
01304 374025

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 19 July
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. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603

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, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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
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.  
Still GaGa! Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets: £20-£24. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 20 July
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. 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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Robert Habermann - Frank Sinatra, The Movie Years, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Award winning singer Robert Habermann sings the songs and tells the story of Frank Sinatra’s film career. Tickets: £16. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 21 July
Saturday 21 July - Thursday 26 July:
Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival and Regatta Week.
See: Facebook.
Chairman
John Trickey
01304 381990
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. website.
Seedy Saturday - seed and plant swap, The Landmark Centre Garden, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-1pm. An opportunity for gardeners to exchange plants and seeds for free. Music and stalls; all welcome.  
ABBA, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Established in 1995, Abbagirls are the top entertainment agencies first choice, having performed 4,500 gigs all over the world! Cabaret and balcony seating with dance floor. Tickets: £18-£22. Astor Theatre
The Deal and Walmer Handelian Society present Handel's "Acis and Galatea", St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets £12; students and under-16s £6; available from the Astor Theatre or on the door. .  
 
Sunday 22 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
"Dinosaur" 10 Kilometre Race along Deal and Walmer seafront to Kingsdown village and back, organised by Deal Tri Club. Starts from Promenade by the Sea Scout Hut, Marine Road, Walmer; assemble 9.50am for 10am start; finishing approx 11.30am. Also Junior 1500m Fun Run, starts at 9.15am. For details:
dealtri.co.uk
Junior Pier Festival #1, 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
ParentCon 2018 - The Parenting Convention, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 11am–3pm. Advice and information on local support for expectant to pre-school parents with a selection of stalls and workshops from both local and national organisations. Free entry. Hosted by Deal Breastfeeding Support Group. Facebook page
 
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Monday 23 July
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 local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. See website.  
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 24 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
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
 
Wednesday 25 July
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break:
Wednesday 25 July to Sunday 2 September inclusive (includes: Bank holiday - Monday 27 August).
See KCC website.

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, just turn up. See website. 0300 123 1220
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. Guest speakers, a quiz, tea, coffee and a buffet. Chrissi Dunn
07769 032016

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 26 July
Deal Artisan Fair, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-7.30pm. Showcase for artisan traders and local community groups. Free entry. In support of Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival. Facebook page
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. See website. Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 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
07749 480104
UYC Exposed Radio Show- live!, The Landmark Centre (Spires Bar), High Street, Deal, 8pm-10pm. Deal Radio is taking its weekly award winning programme out of the broadcast studio and into the bar with everyone invited to see the show go out live on www.dealradio.co.uk. Line-up includes Rob Laurance and other great performers (tbc). Free admission. Lisa Lauder
078139 726896
 
Friday 27 July
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Artisan Fair, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-7.30pm. Showcase for artisan traders and local community groups. Free entry. In support of Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival. 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
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Prince Tribute Show, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tribute to the legendary pop star by Marc Anthony and his Band. Tickets: £22-£25. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 28 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Artisan Fair, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-7.30pm. Showcase for artisan traders and local community groups. Free entry. In support of Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival. Facebook page
Chapterhouse Theatre Company present Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Tickets: adult £16, child (5-15 years) £10, concession £16 and family £46. See website. 0370 333 1181
 
Sunday 29 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna Spain
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 11.30am-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Charity Barbecue, Bowling Green Tavern, 164 Church Path, Deal, 1pm-4.30pm. Barbecue with bouncy castle, children's activities, raffle, cake sale and sponge throwing. Raising funds for Dad's House support group. Facebook page
 
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Monday 30 July
Summer Holiday Club Week #1, The Pines Garden, Beach Road, St Margaret's Bay CT15 6DZ. Holiday activities for 7- to 14-year-olds. Daily 9am-4pm on Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August. Fees: first child £27 per day, £120 per week; siblings £22 per day or £95 per week. See website. 01304 851737 ext 2008
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 local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. See website. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 July for details.

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
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Village Hall, corner of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. All residents welcome. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp

The Last Picture Club presents "The Shape of Water", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Director Guillermo del Toro's acclaimed bittersweet romance between a mute cleaning woman and an amphibious man, starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Octavia Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg. Tickets £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 31 July
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
HealthWalk, North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Promenaders Walk, meet in front of Deal Pier, start 10.30am. A gentle paced walk suitable for those recovering from illness or needing extra support; approx 30mins.. 0300 123 1220
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
 
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