June 2018
Quick links to events in June
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 Monday 4 - Sunday 10 Monday 11 - Sunday 17
Monday 18 - Sunday 24 Monday 25 - Saturday 30  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in June, 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 in June, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £10.90; child £6.50; concession £9.80; family £28.30. see website 0370 333 1181
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays. see website 01304 372098

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open every day in June (except Mondays and Tuesdays): 11.30am-4.30pm. see website

01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
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 June 3.
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
 
Quick links to events in June
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 Monday 4 - Sunday 10 Monday 11 - Sunday 17
Monday 18 - Sunday 24 Monday 25 - Saturday 30  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
June - special events
Deal Music and Arts Festival, Friday 29 June - Saturday 14 July. For full details, see: www.dealmusicandarts.com.  

Exhibition: Between SEAS and Sky, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. An exhibition of work by members of the South East Artists group. Open: Sunday 3 - Sunday 24 June (Tuesdays-Saturdays 10am-4pm; Sundays 11am-2pm). Admission: free.

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. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
Friday 1 June
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break: Saturday 26 May - Sunday 3 June 2018 inclusive. see KCC website
May Half Term Holiday Club, The Pines Garden, Beach Road, St Margaret's Bay CT15 6DZ - final day. Half-term activities for 7- to 14-year-olds. Daily 9am-4pm on Tuesday 29 May to Friday 1 June. Fees: first child £25 per day, £110 per week; siblings £20 per day or £90 per week. See website. 01304 851737 ext 2008
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
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
Children's Pop-Art Class, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 1.30pm–3pm. Half-term children's event to explore the explosive art of pop artist Roy Lichtenstien and create their own artwork and Superhero Box Puppet Show based on his techniques and style. All material provided. Suitable for ages 6 – 12. Cost: £10 per child (additional siblings at £8); please pre-book places. Book places:
Tanya
07931 694260

Facebook page
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
Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5 per person/per class. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Dance Class: Beginners Ballroom and Latin, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 7pm-8pm. Fee: £5 per session. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914

Wild Willy Barrett's French Connection, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets £17.

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 2 June
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.
"Jacob's Well" Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Quiz Night, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 7pm-10.30pm. A fun quiz night, hosted by Deal Lions Club in aid of Deal Air Cadets. Entry: £4 per person. Bring your own nibbles; bar available; raffle. Sue
07976 902009
Facebook page
 
Sunday 3 June
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
Bowling Club Open Day, Victoria Park Bowling Club, off Mill Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. All welcome to try bowling on the club's green; all equipment provided; wear trainers or flat soled shoes. Licensed bar. Rod
01304 371134

Free Band Concert with University of Kent Big Band, Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break ends: Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June 2018. KCC website
 
Events details More information
Monday 4 June
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143
Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50. See website. Facebook page

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. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 5 June
Beach Clean, on the beach opposite Walmer Castle, 9.30am. Regular and new volunteers are invited to join in a 90-minute clean up of rubbish from the beach. Collection equipment and bags provided. Organised by the DealWithIt group.  
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, 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
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. All welcome. 01304 365573
Landmark Jazz, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 8pm. Featuring The Cube. Tickets £10; booking recommended. John
07767 127928
Facebook page
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 6 June
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, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. 01304 828713
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. 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
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, . Annual barbecue.  
 
Thursday 7 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. (Meets on first Thursday of each month). All welcome. 01304 373951
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
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. 01304 614320
 
Friday 8 June
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
LGBT Group Lunch, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 12.30pm-2.30pm. A monthly social event and lunch for members of Deal, Dover and Sandwich Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Organised by SpeakUpCIC.  
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. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5 per person/per class. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Dance Class: Beginners Ballroom and Latin, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 7pm-8pm. Fee: £5 per session. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914

Morbid Curiosities, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Drama with adaptations of vintage thrillers. Tickets £15.

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 9 June
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
"Jacob's Well" Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Knitting In Public Day, benches at Deal Pier entrance and on Promenade, 10am-12noon. A celebration of "International Knit in Public Day", organised by Deal's local Yarn Club. All knitting and crocheting enthusiasts are invited to join in; if weather is inclement the venue is Deal Library. Facebook page
Women's Walk and Talk, meet Deal Pier entrance, 11am. New social and friendship group for women of all ages. Launch of a regular Saturday morning walk on Deal seafront. Facebook page
Walmer Kite Festival 2018, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 11am-4pm. Children's kite making workshop, kite flying demonstrations and displays plus kite doctor for beginners. A Walmer Parish Council event. 01304 362363
Stronger Kent Community Fair, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 11.45am-1.45pm. Meet representatives of local clubs and community groups. Free tea and coffee; prizes; activities and entertainment. Free entry.  

Simon Evens: Genius, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). According to The Scotsman: "A masterclass in socio-political comedy". Tickets £14. Bookable pre-show meal available.

Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 10 June
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
Car Treasure Hunt, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, starts 10am. Annual charity event. Old and new vehicles welcome. Entry £5. 01304 360209
Open Farm Sunday, Solley's Ice Cream Parlour, The Dairy, Ripple, nr Deal CT14 8JL, 10am-4pm. Tours of the dairy to show how the ice cream is made; tour and explanation of the farm's crops; tractor rides around a new nature trail; and Birds of Prey flight demonstrations. Free parking and entry. See website. 01304 374100
Walmer Horse and Dog Show, Walmer Castle Paddocks, off Kingsdown Road, Walmer, starts 9am. Charity Horse and Dog Show for all levels of ability with competitive classes for the whole family. Hot and cold food and drinks available all day with trade stands selling a wide variety of goods. Free public admission. Facebook page
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier entrance, 12noon. See website.  

Free Band Concert, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. Featuring the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256

Sunday Classics, The Astor Community Theatre, 3pm (doors open at 2.30pm). Popular classical music performed live by local amateur and professional musicians. Tickets £9, concessions £8.

Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 11 June
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website.  Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. Craft, play and music activities for children up to 5 years. Entry: £1.50 per family group. Operates Mondays during term time. Wendy
01304 239143
Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50. See website. Facebook page
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 Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Guest speaker: Eve Muggridge on "Making decorative items with stained glass". 01304 373402

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. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 12 June
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 and advice session. £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. 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
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: Suzanne Green on “WW1 Belgian refugees in Deal and Walmer”. 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
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 13 June
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
HealthWalk- Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. 01304 828713
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 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, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 14 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Public Meeting: Proposed Academisation of Deal Primary Schools, Betteshanger Social Club, Circular Road, Betteshanger CT14 70LT, 6pm-8pm. All welcome. Hosted by National Education Union.  
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
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm. All residents welcome. Parish Clerk
01304 364406

Tony Stockwell, Psychic Medium, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Tickets £15.

Astor Theatre
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Members meet on the second Thursday of each month for social and fun activities and to listen to interesting speakers. New members and newcomers to the area are very welcome. 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 365687
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
 
Friday 15 June
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
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

Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open at 1.30pm). Tickets £5 (includes tea and cake).

Astor Theatre
Open Wildlife Garden, Bridge Hill, off A258 Sandwich Road, Hacklinge, nr Deal, 2pm-5pm (daily 15, 16 and 17 June). One of best permaculture/wildlife gardens in Kent, kindly opened by Sue and Adrian Sullivan as a fund raiser for DealWithIT "green" group. Refreshments available. There is limited parking in Bridge Hill (so parking on Betteshanger Road and walking round is advised). Adrian and Sue
01304 614088
Facebook page
Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5 per person/per class. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Dance Class: Beginners Ballroom and Latin, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 7pm-8pm. Fee: £5 per session. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914

The Jive Aces, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Leading UK Jive and Swing band. Tickets £18.

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 16 June
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 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.
"Jacob's Well" Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847

St Andrew's Church Summer Fair, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 10am-1pm. Family event with games (including the “Cow Pat Challenge”); stalls offering home-made cakes, jams and chutneys, bric-a-brac, cards and jewellery; hoop-la, china smashing and bottle stall. Live music and refreshments including teas/coffees, cakes and Pimms. Free admission.

 
Blooming Gardens, Walmer Castle, off Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. Tours of the castle gardens led by the gardening team, plant traders stalls, music on the lawn, children's trails and giant lawn games. Entry: adult £10.80, children (5-15 years) £6.50, concession £9.80 and family £28.30. website. 0370 333 1181
Clifftop Challenge, Memorial Bandstand area, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 12noon-7pm. A 55-mile ultra marathon from Hastings to Deal with alternative 16-mile, 10-mile and 5-mile runs all finishing at Walmer Green for a party with live music, food/bar and family fun. Tables can be booked for the day. See website. Mike Griggs
07970 301587
Guided Walk: Middle Street, Deal, starts and finishes at Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm. A one-hour walking tour through the history of Deal's picturesque Middle Street - led by David White, chairman of The Deal Society. Tickets: £3 (concessions £2). Facebook page
 
Sunday 17 June
Father's Day (in the United Kingdom). For more details, see: www.timeanddate.com/holidays/uk/father-day
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
Blooming Gardens, Walmer Castle, off Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-5pm. Tours of the castle gardens, plant traders, music, children's trails and giant lawn games. website. See 16 June listing for details. 0370 333 1181
Open Garden: 34 Cross Road, Deal CT14 9LB, 11am-5pm; admission £3.50, children free. See National Open Garden Scheme website.  

Free Band Concert with Broadstairs and St Peter's Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 18 June
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Coffee Concert: The Romantic Horn, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. Brian Walker (horn) and John Harper (piano) play music by F. Strauss, Schubert, Mendelsson, Gliere, Grieg and Schumann. Free entry (with retiring collection for "Talk It Out" and St Andrew's Church).  
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. See website. Facebook page

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. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 19 June
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 and advice session. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North 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
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 20 June
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, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. 01304 828713
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 the third Wednesday of each month. 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, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 21 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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

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
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. See: website  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. See website. 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.  
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Pauline Turner
01304 371975
 
Friday 22 June
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
Scam Awareness Advice, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 11am. A free event with KCC community wardens highlighting how to avoid the risks of being caught out by on-line. phone and doorstep crooks. 01304 364216
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. See website. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5 per person/per class. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Art and Crafts Exhibition: ‘Beyond the Fence', St Andrews Church, West Street, Deal; opening evening drinks reception: 6pm-9pm. Local artists' and craftsmen's work for sale. All sales commissions, refreshment sales and donations go towards the St Andrew's Stone Tower restoration fund. Tea, coffee and cakes available during exhibition opening times. Trevor Paulett
01304 853254
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
Dance Class: Beginners Ballroom and Latin, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 7pm-8pm. Fee: £5 per session. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914

Animals and Friends, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). The seminal rhythm and blues band. Tickets £27-£30.

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 23 June
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
"Jacob's Well" Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Walmer Parish Churches Summer Fair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-2pm. Featuring amusements, Punch and Judy show, stalls, a raffle, music with Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band and the Downs School choir and activities for children. parish churches website. Church Office
01304 366605
RNLI Walmer Lifeboat Open Day, Lifeboat Station, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-2pm. See the rescue craft, meet the crew and enjoy their displays. Facebook page
Postcard Art, St George's Parish Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Return of South East Artists' popular display of Postcard Art with original framed artwork available at £20. Free entry. Martin Cherry
07753 838196
Council and Police "Drop-In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. An opportunity to seek advice and share concerns with local police and council representatives. No appointment necessary. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Summer Fair, Deal Parochial Primary School, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 11am-2pm. Sarah
07949 414646
Art and Crafts Exhibition: ‘Beyond the Fence', St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am-4.30pm. Local artists' and craftsmen's work for sale. Tea, coffee and cakes available. Free admission. All sales commissions, refreshment sales and donations will benefit the St Andrew's Stone Tower restoration fund. Trevor Paulett
01304 853254
Deal and Walmer Lions Club Quiz Night, The Alma pub, West Street, Deal, starting at 7.45pm. £4 entry; bring own nibbles; drinks from the bar; plus Heads and Tails. All proceeds after expenses benefit local charities and good causes. To book a table
contact Vic
07902 047241
 
Sunday 24 June
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
Art and Crafts Exhibition: ‘Beyond the Fence', St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 1pm-4.30pm. Local artists' and craftsmen's work for sale. Tea, coffee and cakes available. Free admission. All sales commissions, refreshment sales and donations will benefit the St Andrew's Stone Tower restoration fund. Trevor Paulett
01304 853254
Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 2pm-5pm. Expert advice on feeding a child from birth and beyond. Free - but please pre-book places. Thea Anderson
07967 673084

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

wet weather info:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 25 June
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 with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. See website. Bernie
07977 491084
Art and Crafts Exhibition: ‘Beyond the Fence', St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am-4.30pm. Local artists' and craftsmen's work for sale. Tea, coffee and cakes available. Free admission. All sales commissions, refreshment sales and donations will benefit the St Andrew's Stone Tower restoration fund. Trevor Paulett
01304 853254
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. See website. Facebook page

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
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Village Hall, corner of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. All residents welcome. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Malcolm Withnall on "Water management in the garden". See website. Club Secretary
Jane Jobey
01304 381702
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 Darkest Hour", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Academy Award winner Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill facing the dilemma of a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. Tickets £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6.

Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 26 June
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 and advice session. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
KCC Pop-UP Cafe, Village Green, Front Street, Ringwould, 10am-12noon. Public event with free tea and coffee and information on local services.  
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
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 27 June
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
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walks - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website. 01304 828713
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
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
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, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 28 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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 Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525

Live broadcast: To be announced, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm).

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
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month. 01304 825943
Bingo Session, Great Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.15pm, eyes down at 7.30pm.  
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 You Will Flood the River, Clea Llewellyn and Fortune Faded Glory. Free admission. Lisa Lauder
078139 726896
 
Friday 29 June
Deal Music and Arts Festival, Friday 29 June - Saturday 14 July. For full details, see: www.dealmusicandarts.com.
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
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
Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 5pm-6pm. Fee: £5 per person/per class. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Dance Class: Beginners Ballroom and Latin, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 7pm-8pm. Fee: £5 per session. 01227 710869

Facebook page
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914
Deal Festival: Concert: Stephen Kovacevich with the Purcell School Chamber Orchestra, St George's Church, St George's road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £24-£28, students £12. details/booking:
Astor website

The Jukes, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Tickets £16.

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 30 June
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
"Jacob's Well" Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847

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 over the weekends of 30 June-1 July and 7-8 July. Venues include: The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal; Deal Angling Club, 13 The Marina, Deal; artists' studios and homes and several shops. Free entry. For more details, see: www.searts.co.uk.

Martin Cherry
07753 838196
Deal Festival: Hop Picking and Harvest in Kent, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. Natasha Greenham and Lord Gawain Douglas, together with Singing for Pleasure, explore the history of hop picking and harvesting in Kent. Free admission (with retiring collection). Festival website
Deal Festival: Music in the Park, Rear of St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.430pm-3.30pm. Family event with Matilda Lloyd and White Cliffs Symphonic Winds. Festival website
Deal Festival: La Boheme - OperaUpClose, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £20-£24, students £10. details/booking:
Astor website

Strictly Gershwin, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm). The New Foxtrot Serenaders recreate the sound of the twenties, thirties and forties. Tickets £15.

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