June 2019
Quick links to events in June
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Details of attractions are subject to confirmation.
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in June, 10am-6pm. Admission: Adult £7.60; Child (5-17 years) £4.60; Concession tool-tip £6.80; Family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £19.80. 0370 333 1181
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in June, 10am-6pm. Admission: Adult £12.20; Child (5-17 years) £7.30; Concession £11; Family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £31.70. 0370 333 1181
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays. 01304 372098

see website

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

01304 360897
(only when open)
see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon-6pm. Annual entry ticket: adult £5.50; concessions £4; under 16yrs £4. 01304 239515

see website
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: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Dover District Council website

Facebook page
 
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
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 Monday 3 - Sunday 9 Monday 10 - Sunday 16
Monday 17 - Sunday 23 Monday 24 - Sunday 30  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
June - special events and amenities

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail, in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret's Bay. Local artists are inviting the public to meet them and view their work in paintings, prints, textiles, photography, ceramics, mosaics and glass. The weekends of 22-23 and 29-30 June (10am-5pm). 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
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: Mondays-Fridays 11am-1pm; and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm. Also 6pm-8pm on first Tuesday of each month. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
Saturday 1 June
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break: Saturday 1 June- Sunday 9 June 2019 inclusive. see KCC website
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
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.
See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Small Is Beautiful, St George’s Parish Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-5pm. Open Studios 2019 launch event with small-scale original work including paintings, prints, photography, mixed media, glass, mosaics and ceramics; everything priced at £20. Meet the artists and find out about Open Studios. Free entry; disabled access. A South East Artists event. Martin Cherry
 
Sunday 2 June
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's 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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page

Free Band Concert with the University of Kent Big Band, Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 3 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

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. A tutored art group working in watercolour, acrylics, mixed media, pastel, ink and coloured pencil - with the natural world as inspiration.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. Bernie
07977 491084
See 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. £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
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Members BBQ and Potato Weigh In.  
 
Tuesday 4 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 for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £3 per session. 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. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
See website
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. 01304 364216
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Wednesday 5 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. 01304 828713
See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12noon. Tuition and practice for experienced artists or beginners interested in botanical coloured pencil work. Varied programme of seasonal flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds etc.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
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). Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326
See website

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. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
 
Thursday 6 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Residents are welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
Mrs Sarah Wells
01304 614320
 
Friday 7 June
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
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. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Saturday 8 June
HM The Queen's Official Birthday. In which the Queen watches the Trooping the Colour parade in London with other members of the Royal Family.  
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Walmer Kite Festival 2019, 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
 
Sunday 9 June
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's 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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page

Free Band Concert with Simon Langton Brass, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break (Saturday 1 June to Sunday 9 June 2019) ends. KCC website
 
Events details More information
Monday 10 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

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. A tutored art group working in watercolour, acrylics, mixed media, pastel, ink and coloured pencil - with the natural world as inspiration.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. Bernie
07977 491084
See 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. £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 11 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. £3 per session. 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. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
See website
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. See website. 01304 364216
Deal and District Branch of the Kent Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street. Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Pat Smith on "A Saurian in Margate"; about a Huguenot family. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Wednesday 12 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. 01304 828713
See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12noon. Tuition and practice for experienced artists or beginners interested in botanical coloured pencil work. Varied programme of seasonal flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds etc.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
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). 01304 373853
01304 364326
See website

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. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 13 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
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 14 June
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
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. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Saturday 15 June
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
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.
See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
Clifftop Challenge 2019, 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. Raising funds for the Breast Cancer Now charity. Mike Griggs
07970 301587

See website
 
Sunday 16 June
Father's Day (in the United Kingdom). For more details, see: www.timeanddate.com/holidays/uk/father-day
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's 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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page

Free Band Concert with Broadstairs and St Peter’s Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 17 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. Bernie
07977 491084
See 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. £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 18 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. £3 per session. 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. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
See website
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. 01304 364216
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Wednesday 19 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. 01304 828713
See 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). 01304 373853
01304 364326
See website

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. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 20 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
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.  
 
Friday 21 June
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
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. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Saturday 22 June
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail. Meet local artists in their homes, studios, and venues in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret’s over the weekends of 22-23 June and 29-30 June. Group exhibitions at: The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal; Deal Angling Club, 13 The Marina, Deal; and The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Paintings, prints, textiles, photography, ceramics, mosaics and glass. Free entry.

Martin Cherry

See website
Walmer Sports Spectacular, The Drill Field, Canada Road, Walmer, 10am-5.30pm. Showcase event for local sports clubs and amenities. Frances
07810 590311

See website
Open Garden, Sunnybank, 12 Herschell Road East, Walmer CT14 7SQ, 2pm-5.30pm. A small town garden, rejuvenated since 2016 with new planting whilst retaining many of the original high walls and hedges. Home-made teas available. Admission: adult £3.50 (children free). Part of the National Open Garden Scheme. See website
 
Sunday 23 June
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's 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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail. Meet local artists in their homes and studios in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret’s, 10am-5pm. Group Exhibitions including paintings, prints, textiles, photography, ceramics, mosaics and glass at several venues. Free entry.

Martin Cherry

See website
Open Garden, Sunnybank, 12 Herschell Road East, Walmer CT14 7SQ, 2pm-5.30pm. A small town garden, rejuvenated since 2016 with new planting whilst retaining many of the original high walls and hedges. Home-made teas available. Admission: adult £3.50 (children free). Part of the National Open Garden Scheme. See website

Free Band Concert with Snowdown Colliery Welfare Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
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Events details More information
Monday 24 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

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. A tutored art group working in watercolour, acrylics, mixed media, pastel, ink and coloured pencil - with the natural world as inspiration.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. Bernie
07977 491084
See 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. £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 25 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. 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. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
See website
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. 01304 364216
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Wednesday 26 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. 01304 828713
See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12noon. Tuition and practice for experienced artists or beginners interested in botanical coloured pencil work. Varied programme of seasonal flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds etc.

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
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). 01304 373853
01304 364326
See website
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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm. All abilities welcome. Ian Johnson
01304 366146
 
Thursday 27 June
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am (term time). 01304 268847

"Summer Stunners" Botanical Coloured Pencil Workshop, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal , 10am-1pm. The first of a seasonal workshop series and a taster for botanical work in coloured pencil. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Learn how to observe flower shapes, create a good composition and develop coloured pencil techniques. (Continues on July 4, 11 and 18.)

Helen Hanson
01304 370250
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
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 28 June
Deal Music and Arts Festival, Friday 28 June - Saturday 13 July. For details, see: www.dealmusicandarts.com.
Friday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. 01304 361999
Facebook page
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. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Deal Festival: Transience, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. Launch of display of work by photographer Tony Nandi. Tickets: £5 (including glass of wine). See website
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
Deal Festival: Concert: Steven Isserlis (cello) and Purcell School Chamber Orchestra, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £28 and £24; (Friends of DMA £26 and £22); students half price. See website
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm-9.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian Jones
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
 
Saturday 29 June
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
see website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail. Meet local artists in their homes and studios in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret’s today and tomorrow, 10am-5pm. Plus Group Exhibitions at: The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal; Deal Angling Club, 13 The Marina, Deal; and The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Paintings, prints, textiles, photography, ceramics, mosaics and glass. Free entry. For more details, see: www.searts.co.uk.

Martin Cherry
Deal Festival: Steven Isserlis Masterclass, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 11am. Tickets: £5; free to students. See website
Deal Festival: Free Family Concert, St George's Church garden, High Street, Deal, 1pm-3pm. White Cliffs Symphonic Winds with guest soloist Mark Upton, a former Deal resident who is now one of the leading trumpet players in the Band of HM Royal Marines.
Followed by Rock Choir, 3.15pm-4.30pm. A celebration of local arts and culture with face painting and refreshments. Admission: free.
See website
Deal Festival: Female Jazz Icons, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Concert with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain and the Kent Youth Jazz Orchestra. Tickets: £22; Friends of DMA £20; students half price. See website
 
Sunday 30 June
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's 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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. Facebook page

SEAS Open Studios Art Trail. Meet local artists in their homes and studios in and around Deal, Walmer and St Margaret’s, 10am-5pm. Group Exhibitions including paintings, prints, textiles, photography, ceramics, mosaics and glass at several venues. Free entry.

Martin Cherry

See website
Deal Festival: Deal Music and Arts at Betteshanger, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 11am-5pm. Free event. See 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;
8 Robert Street;
10 St George's Road;
Portobello Court;
88 West Street.
Combined admission: £5, children free.
For details, see
ngs website.
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 11.30am-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209

Free Band Concert with The Railway Swing Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm.

wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Deal Festival: Tim Garland Weather Walker Trio, St George’s Church, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Tickets: £20; Friends of DMA £18; students half price. See website
 
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