July 2017
Quick links to events in July
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in April, 10am-6pm. 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 every day, 10am-6pm (apart from 7 - 9 July when the Lord Warden is in residence). Admission: adult £10.70; child £6.40; concession £9.60; family £27.80. 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: Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm.
Fridays: 8am-12midnight. Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 10pm.
Restaurant: Sundays-Fridays 8am-8.15pm; Saturdays 8am-10pm.
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
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30 Monday 31
Events details More information
July - special events and facilities
Deal Festival of Music and the Arts, Friday 30 June - Sunday 16 July. For full details, see: www.dealfestival.co.uk.  

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public on three consecutive weekends: 1/2, 8/9 and 15/16 July. For details, see: www.searts.co.uk or pick up a leaflet, available in local shops and bars.

 
Saturday 1 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999

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. Eighteen artist are opening their homes and studios on three consecutive weekends: 1/2, 8/9 and 15/16 July. For details, see: www.searts.co.uk or pick up a leaflet, available from a number of local shops and bars.

Martin Cherry
07753 838196
Deal Festival: Smuggling and Shipwreck, St Saviour’s Church, The Strand, Walmer, 11am. Natasha Greenham and Lord Gawain Douglas together with Singing for Pleasure take us on an interactive journey. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  

Deal Festival: Concert: The Ballad Book with saxophonist Courtney Pine, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £20; Festival Friends £18; students £10.

Box office:
Astor Theatre
 God’s Waiting Room, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). An end of life comedy by Karen Bartholomew. Tickets £12. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 2 July

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public today. See Saturday 1 July for details.

Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Deal Festival: Festival Mass, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 10am. With visiting preacher The Revd. Peter Russell (Chaplain – St Lawrence College, Ramsgate). www.dealfestival.co.uk.  

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256

Deal Festival: Concert: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Tickets: £26; students £13. www.dealfestival.co.uk.

Box office:
Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 3 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
Deal Festival: Coffee Concert, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. The Cambini Ensemble explores the music of Franz Lachner, composer, conductor and close friend of Franz Schubert. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  

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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  

Parson Carter's Daughter, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 7.45pm for start at 8.15pm. A play by local author Gregory Holyoake based on the voluminous letters of Georgian scholar and "blue stocking" Mrs Elizabeth Carter. Tickets: £12; students £6 (include a glass of wine prior to the event).

Astor box office
 
Tuesday 4 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, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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

Community Coffee Afternoon, The Telegraph Pub, Hamilton Road, Deal, 12noon-3pm. Weekly social event, organised by the Telegraph pub and YOUR DEAL community group to provide a casual way to have a break and meet new people. Tea, coffee, cake and bacon rolls available. All welcome. Free entry.

George Franklin
07833 325185
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. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Open Day, The Goodwin Academy, Mill Road, Deal, 3.30pm-5pm. A final chance to tour and see the old school building for former students, staff and the community.  
 
Wednesday 5 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220

Deal Festival: Harpist Alex Rider, St Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal, 1pm. A programme of 17th and 20th Century works by Couperin, Tournier, Purcell and Benjamin Britten. www.dealfestival.co.uk.

 
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). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 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
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. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
 The Moulettes, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets £18; students £9. Astor Theatre
 
Thursday 6 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Festival: Children's Concert: Music and Animation, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 11am. A concert for primary school children and families performed by pianists Jonathan and Tom Scott - plus original animated films by Tom Scott to accompany the Mother Goose Suite and Carnival of the Animals. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. . Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Festival: Youth's Magic Kingdom, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. The Scott Brothers, Jonathan and Tom, with an engaging piano repertoire, which frequently involves animation. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
 The Astor Comedy Club, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Featuring Joe Rowntree and Jayde Adams. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 7 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 Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
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
Deal Festival: Lecture: Why Music Education is Vital to Humans, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 6.15pm. Talk by Richard Hallam MBE drawing on a career as a professional musician, teacher, curriculum advisor, inspector, head of music service, conductor, researcher and government adviser for music education in England. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Deal Festival: Ronnie Scott's Big Band, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A rare performance outside London by the UK’s premiere jazz organisation's star-studded big band led by the inimitable Pete Long. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 8 July

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public today. See Saturday 1 July for details.

Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Festival: Guided Walk: The Midnight Trade, Smuggling in Deal – a two-hour walk with local historian Gregory Holyoake. starting at the entrance to Deal Pier and finishing at St George’s Church Hall for refreshments, 2pm-4pm. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Deal Festival: Sarah Connolly CBE - Love and Life, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Leading international singer Sarah Connolly, accompanied by Joseph Middleton (piano) performs works by Schumann, Mahler, Poulenc, Copland and Richard Rodney Bennett. Tickets: £24; Festival Friends £22; students £12. Astor box office
 Miss Hope Springs, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Musical comedy cabaret artiste Miss Hope Springs plays the piano and sings songs from an award winning self-penned repertoire. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 9 July

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public today. See Saturday 1 July for details.

Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance (followed by The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal), 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
The Band of HM Royal Marines 28th Anniversary Concert and Parade, Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off 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
 Sunday Classics, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 2.30pm, starts 3pm. Favourite classical music performed live by local musicians and students from Canterbury Christ Church University. Tickets £6; concessions £5. Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 10 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
 
Tuesday 11 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, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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

Community Coffee Afternoon, The Telegraph Pub, Hamilton Road, Deal, 12noon-3pm. Have a break and meet new people. All welcome. Free entry. See Tuesday 4 July for details.

07833 325185
 Hamlet (U Certificate), The Astor Theatre, doors open 1.30pm, starts 2pm. Screening of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1990 film adaption of Shakespeare’s tragedy starring Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield, Ian Holm and Helena Bonham Carter. Tickets £6. Astor Theatre
Knitting for the Needy meeting - charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 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. Guest speaker: Pat Smith “Elizabeth Carter”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 12 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220
Deal Festival: Coffee Concert: Scherzos and Songs Without Words, St Andrew’s Church, High Street, Deal, 11am. Paul Stubbings plays organ music by Saint-Saëns, Pierné. Rheinberger, Alfred Hollins and Mendelssohn. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
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). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 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 Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook

Invicta Writers Group Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road entrance, off Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. A friendly club for budding and established writers and those who just write for pleasure. Positive criticism of work if required, plus occasional speakers and outings. Meets on second Wednesday of each month. Fee: £2.

Elizabeth Acevedo
01304 373777
Deal Festival: Concert: Austro-Bohemian Rhapsody, St Mary’s Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. The combined forces of the world-renowned Academy of Ancient Music, students from the Historical Performance department of Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Choristers of Canterbury Cathedral recreate music from the Austro-Bohemian baroque. In association with Orchestras Live! www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
 Kent Opera present The Farewell Concerts Maria and Pippo, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 13 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Festival: The Marlowe Young Musicians of the Year Soloists, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 1pm. James Short (piano) and Francis Bushell (bassoon), the first and second prize winners of The Marlowe Young Musician of the Year. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 "Vampyr", The Astor Community Theatre, 7.45pm. Screening of Carl Dreyer’s classic film with live score by Minima and Stephen Horne. Tickets £18; students £9. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 14 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: Talk: Edward Ardizzone, The Linden Hall Studio, St George’s Road, Deal, 1pm. Talk by Alan Powers, writer on twentieth century art, architecture and design, mainly in Britain. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 Simply Show Biz, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Variety entertainment with comedy, music and magic. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 15 July

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public today. See Saturday 1 July for details.

Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Big Fun Day, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, (times to be confirmed). Sales pitches available. Raising funds for five-year-old Theo Knott, facing spinal surgery in London. See Facebook page. George Franklin
07494 325453

Murder, Mystery and Mayhem – a conducted walk with Gregory Holyoake, 2pm–4pm. From the entrance to Deal Pier and finishing at St Andrew’s Church Hall for refreshments. Tickets £7 (limited availability).

Booking:
Astor Theatre
Deal Festival: Kokoschka's Doll with Sir John Tomlinson and Counterpoise, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. www.dealfestival.co.uk.  
 
Sunday 16 July

South East Artists Open Studios/Art Trail. Local professional and amateur artists are opening their homes and studios to the public today. See Saturday 1 July for details.

Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256
Deal Festival: Freddy Kempf with Wiener Kammersymphonie, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7pm. The celebrated pianist plays Beethoven's Piano Concertos 4 and 5 (Emporer). Tickets £24; Festival Friends £22; students £12. Astor box office
 
Events details More information
Monday 17 July
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
 
Tuesday 18 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, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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

Community Coffee Afternoon, The Telegraph Pub, Hamilton Road, Deal, 12noon-3pm. Have a break and meet new people. All welcome. Free entry. See Tuesday 4 July for details.

07833 325185
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. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 19 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 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 Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 20 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
  The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Popular light music directed from the violin by Julius Bannister and following in the footsteps of such famous exponents as Alfredo Campoli and Max Jaffa. Tickets £6 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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 and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk 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.  
 Mother's Ruin - An Evening of Exotic Gin, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, start 7.30pm. Exclusive gin tasting evening with Matthew Clark. Tickets £15 (limited places). Booking:
Astor Theatre
 
Friday 21 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. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 1pm, start 2pm. Tickets £4 (include tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
ABBA Girls, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. The original Abba Band established in 1995. Tickets £15-£20. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 22 July
Saturday 22 July - Thursday 27 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
Saturday, 22 July - Saturday 29 July
Forrest's Family Funfair
, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer. Rides and attractions for all the family. 2.30pm-10pm daily. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.
 
Kingsdown Rocks Festival 2017, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 12noon-11pm. Family and children's activities, live music, barbecue, real ale tent and refreshments. In aid of local charities, including Kingsdown play park. website: www.kingsdownrocks.co.uk
NB: To be confirmed.
 
Guilty Pleasures Disco, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 8.30pm, starts 9pm. Tickets £5. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 23 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-3pm. Around 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Admission £1. Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
 
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Monday 24 July
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break:
Monday 24 July to Friday 1 September inclusive (includes: Bank holiday - Monday 28 August).
See KCC website.
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
HealthWalk, 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
The Last Picture Club presents "Denial", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7pm). Historical drama directed by Mick Jackson and written by David Hare, starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall. Tickets £5; concessions £4; Astor Friends £3. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 25 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, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 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

Community Coffee Afternoon, The Telegraph Pub, Hamilton Road, Deal, 12noon-3pm. Have a break and meet new people. All welcome. Free entry. See Tuesday 4 July for details.

07833 325185
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. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
 
Wednesday 26 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 0300 123 1220

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
Sailing Event: Deal Regatta Bank Buoy Scramble, off Deal/Walmer Seafront, 7.15pm. Organised by Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, CT14 7DY. website
Deal Mindfulness Group Weekly Meeting, Sholden Church, 7.30pm. Mindfulness can help anybody - but especially those experiencing anxiety or stress. New members are welcome. Facebook
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
 
Thursday 27 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Carnival Week event: Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival Procession, The Strand, Walmer and Deal Seafront, from 7pm. Route: The Strand, Deal Castle Road, the seafront and promenade to Godwyn Road. 01304 381990
Facebook page
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 28 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. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Sons Of Pitches, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £23-£27. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-10.45pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 29 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Forrest's Family Funfair, on Walmer Green, facing The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-8pm. Final day. website: www.forrestfunfairs.co.uk.  
 
Sunday 30 July
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Betteshanger junior parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, A258 Deal-Sandwich road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A weekly 2k run for four- to 14-year-olds. Free - but prior registration required. website: www.parkrun.org.uk/betteshanger-juniors  
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Strawberry Cream Tea, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 3pm - 5pm. Cost: £10 per head (early booking advised). Set in the museum's boatyard with a selection of sandwiches, strawberries and cream, scone with strawberry jam and cream and a selection of cakes - plus a complimentary glass of wine or fruit punch on arrival. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk/events.php. Book places:
01304 372098
(answerphone)
 
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Monday 31 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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 3 July for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk  
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
 
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