March 2020
Quick links to events in March
Sunday 1 Monday 2 -
Sunday 8
Monday 9 -
Sunday 15
Monday 16 -
Sunday 22
Monday 23 -
Sunday 29
Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle. Open to the public every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March, 10am-4pm. Admission: adult £7.20; child £4.30; concession £6.50; family £18.70. 0370 333 1181
See website
Walmer Castle, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. Open to the public 10am-4pm every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March. Admission: adult £10.70; child £6.40; concession £9.60; family £27.80. 0370 333 1181
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 Sundays-Fridays 8am-6pm; Saturdays 8am-12midnight.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Pier:
01304 363815
See website
Restaurant:
Facebook page
Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. 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
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
Quick links to events in March
Sunday 1 Monday 2 -
Sunday 8
Monday 9 -
Sunday 15
Monday 16 -
Sunday 22
Monday 23 -
Sunday 29
Monday 30 - Tuesday 31
 
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March - continuing events and amenities
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
 
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All other events are included in "day-by-day" listings.
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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Sunday 1 March
St David's Day 2020
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. . see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. see Sunday
The Royal Opera House Live: Dancers at a Gathering, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets £19; under 25s free (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 2 March
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Astor Picture House: A Matter of Life and Death (cert U), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: adult £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
Charity Quiz Night, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple CT14 8JH, 8pm. In support of local RNLI. 01304 360209
 
Tuesday 3 March
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 4 March
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Landmark Garden Group, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Monthly tidy up of the garden area by volunteers. New helpers welcome. Facebook page

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Friendship Group Over 50's, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 10am-1pm.

see Wednesday

Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Provides support for the visually impaired and offers a programme of interesting speakers and entertainers. Meets on alternate Wednesdays. Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish 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. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Philatelic Club Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm.  
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 5 March
World Book Day 2020 See website
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Deal Station Clean Up Crew, meet at green triangle area on Ramsgate Platform side, Deal Station, 2.30pm. Voluntary support group improving the rail station area. New helpers welcome.  
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
Open Mic at The Astor, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Entry: free. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
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 6 March
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Coffee and Flowers, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. An invitation by members of the Deal and District Flower Club to join them for coffee and, if you've got some flowers, let them offer to arrange them for you.  
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. See website. 07584 044122
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Fun Quiz Night, Royal British Legion Social Club, Market Street, Deal, 7pm. Raffle; Head and Tails; bar open; bring own nibbles. Entry: £4 per person. In support of Deal Air Cadets funds. Facebook page
Don Giovanni, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets £20; under 25s free. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Guest artistes: Trotwood. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 7 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
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.
Tabletop Sale, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 10am-2pm. Raising funds for the United Families UK charity. Facebook page
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
Concert: The Snowdown and Abertillery Orpheus Male Voice Choirs, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm.  
Commitments and Blues Brothers, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets £18. Astor Theatre

 

Sunday 8 March
International Women's Day 2020
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. see Sunday
Easy Peazy Quiz, Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 2pm. Entry £3 per person. All welcome.  
 
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Monday 9 March
Commonwealth Day 2020 See website
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon.

see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. All welcome. Parish Clerk
01304 369791
Deal Film Club: Film Noir (cert 18), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: adult £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 10 March
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
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: Peter Ewart on "Parish Registers: problems, pitfalls and perplexities”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 11 March
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12.30pm.

see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 12 March
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
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; carers free. 07854 739375
Facebook page
Peter Williams - In Black and White, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Peter Williams tells the story of a century of Kent coal. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
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 13 March
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday

Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.

Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Monthly Quiz Night, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £3 per person. 01304 380405
A Murderous Night at the Oscars, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Gumshoe Theatre "whodunnit" - plus 3-course dinner. Tickets: £35. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 14 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Sophie Lacemakers, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 10am-3pm. Lacemaking group, meets second Saturday of month. All welcome. Catherine Moss
01843 845827
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
The Sounds of Simon, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tribute to the music of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
Gin, Jive, Ale and Wail, Kingsdown and Ringwould CEP School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm-11.45pm. Fun social with live music, jive dance lessons, ales by Time & Tide, a picnic tea, flavoured gins, a raffle, prizes for the best dressed, and tea and cake. Tickets (suggested donation £20) available from Pre-School Committee Members and Facebook page. All proceeds support the Pre-school's new building project. Facebook page
 
Sunday 15 March
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
 
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Monday 16 March
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday

Nature into Art Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. Final week.

see Monday
Pop-Up Cafe and Information Hub, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 10.30am-12.30pm. Free social event - with information and advice on local services. All welcome.  
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday
Tea and Chat Social, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. 01304 374512

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
NTLive: Cyrano de Bergerac, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: adult £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 17 March
St Patrick's Day 2020
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 18 March
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12.30pm. Final week.

see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Deal Visually Impaired Friendship Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Provides support for the visually impaired and offers a programme of interesting speakers and entertainers. Meets on alternate Wednesdays. Secretary
Susan Hutchins
01304 449585
Facebook group

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal/Saint-Omer Twinning Society AGM, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm. The Society's Annual General Meeting followed by cheese and wine. Subscriptions (£10 per person) for 2020/2021 will be due.
See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 19 March
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets: £9 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Monthly talks and presentations exploring the area's past. Entry: £5. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 20 March
March Equinox 2020
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Magic Mystery, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). An evening of magic and mystery with Jeff McBride and Larry Hass. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 21 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
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.
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday
Organ Recital, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 3pm. Organist Gerard Ahern (Accompanist to Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice Choir). Followed by refreshments. Free admission with retiring collection. Facebook page
The American Four Tops, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Soul Satisfaction’s tribute to Motown and The Four Tops. Tickets £22. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 22 March
Mothering Sunday 2020 (Mothers Day)
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. see Sunday
Walmer Community Beach Clean, meet at the Sea Café, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am. Regular and new volunteers are invited to join in local support for the Great British Spring Clean. Collection equipment and bags are provided.  
The Royal Opera House Live: Fidelio, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Tickets £19; under 25s free (subject to availablity). Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 23 March
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 24 March
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 25 March
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm.

see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. see Wednesday
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 26 March
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. see Thursday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Thursday
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. see Thursday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Mondays. see Thursday
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; carers free. 07854 739375
Facebook page
Belinda O'Hooley - Inversions, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). The gifted pianist, singer, songwriter and composer. Tickets £18. Astor Theatre

Songwriters Circle, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). An opportunity to explore the songwriter's craft with Greg Hancock, Alex Seel and Lucy Kitt - three of the UK's finest singer-songwriters. An evening of shared stories, insights and performance of selections from their work. Tickets: £8 in advance (£10 on the door).

See website
Facebook page
Tickets: booking
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
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, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 27 March
Friday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Friday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Kingsdown Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Friday
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
Coldplace, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tribute to Coldplay. Tickets £20/£23. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 28 March
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. see Saturday

Smugglers' Tv/film Charity Day 2, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, 10.30am-5.30pm. Featuring guests from tv/films and wrestling superstars; plus a live wrestling show from the UK's top wrestling company BEW. Tickets available via Eventbrite. In aid of the Martha's Trust charity.

Facebook page
Country Walk, meet at Church of St Peter and St Paul, The Street, Worth, CT14 0DF, 1pm. A 5-mile walk from Worth to the Sandwich Bay Estate. No toll to pay, the walk will pass the Sandwich Bay Observatory and include a visit to a bird hide - so bring binoculars. Free - but a suggested £2 donation appreciated. See website
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Refreshments and transport available. Raffle. Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
Concert: Handel, Bach and More, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Deal and Walmer Handelian Society perform works by Handel, Bach, and Morley and Gibbons. Tickets £12; £6 (students and under 16s); available from the Astor Theatre and on the door. See website
Crocodile Rock, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tribute to music of Elton John. Tickets £21. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 29 March

Start of British Summer Time (at 1am GMT). Clocks move forward by an hour, making it 2am BST. (BST ends on Sunday, 25 October 2020.)

Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Paws 4 Pilgrims Sponsored Walk, starts at The Bandstand, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer. A 5km sponsored dog walk on the coastal path, raising funds for the Pilgrims Hospices. Times: 8.30am registration opens; 10.30am–12noon the coastal walk; 12noon–3.30pm fun dog show. See website
Deal Station Gardening Group, Deal Station, off Queen Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Voluntary group tending the planted areas and containers at the rail station. New helpers welcome. Sonja
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple CT14 8JH, 11.30am-2pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Flo Smith - Now & Then, The Astor Community Theatre, 5pm (doors open 4.30pm). Drama in which a woman looks back on her life in London. Tickets £18; under 25s free (subject to availabilty). Astor Theatre
 
Events details More information
Monday 30 March
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church, Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. see Monday
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. see Monday
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Also held on Thursdays. see Monday
Kingsdown Village Hall AGM, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. All residents welcome to attend and hear about current activities and future plans. Facebook page
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Meeting of the full council. The public are welcome to attend. 01304 361999
See website
Astor Picture House: Skin (cert 15), The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). A young man makes the dangerous choice to leave the white supremacist gang he joined as a teenager. Tickets: adult £8; concessions £7; Astor Friends £6; children £6. Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 31 March
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues. see Tuesday
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. see Tuesday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Tuesday
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Tuesday
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
Fitness Pilates, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9.15am. A non-remedial weekly class focussing on improving core strength, balance and flexibility - using pilates mini balls and resistance bands for a varied workout. £36 for six sessions; pre-booking required. Abi Skardon
07841 506743
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For children up to and including four years. Every Monday during term time; £2 per session. 01304 373297
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page

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: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10.30am; duration 90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Howard
01304 612018
See website
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Sewing and knitting social group; meets weekly. New members welcome.  

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

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

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session. Also meet on last Thursday of the month.

See website
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Fee £4 per session. Also meet on Thursdays. Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Qualified instructor Josephine Wells offers a variety of yoga courses; for details, see her website. Alternative sessions on Thursdays. 01304 379236
See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp

See website
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. Facebook page
Every Tuesday
Events details More information
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term-time. Church Steward
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
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
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Weather dependent. Facebook page
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Center, 10.30am. Routes cover the sand dunes by the side of Cinque Ports Golf Club, Deal promenade and surrounding countryside. The pace is fairly steady with tea or coffee during or after the walk. On occasions we take a bus to walk in alternative locations.

Walk Leaders:
Linda
01304 380787
Ann
07762 578065
See website
Men's Support "Drop In", The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support and advice on range of men's issues including budgeting, family law and housing. Pop in; no appointment needed. Organised by Dads House and Talk It Out groups. 07511 486972
See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Singing for Pleasure, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session (every Tuesday in school term time). Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy weekly meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. 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
Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Deal Health Walk - meet at Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am (for 10am). A free, short, volunteer-led local walk (duration 60-90mins). No need to book, just turn up. Julia Wells
01304 828713
See website

Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am - 12.30pm. 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
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Weekly session to learn folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Douglas
07912 184808

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
Learn to Dance Modern Jive, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Weekly session, ideal for beginners. Fee: £5 per person (pay on the night). Facebook page
 
Every Thursday
Events details More information
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term-time. Church Steward
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
Parent and Toddler Group, Village Hall, Sholden, 10am-12noon. Fee: £1 per session. Jim Sullivan
01304 379106
Captain’s Garden Volunteers, Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Volunteer action to restore this historic garden; new helpers welcome. Weather dependent. Facebook page
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Fee £4 per session. Also meet on Mondays. Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
The Yarn Club. A social group for knitting, crochet and sewing. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and The Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Sara Williams
07704 054970
Facebook page
Simply Yoga, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm. Qualified instructor Josephine Wells offers a variety of yoga courses; for details, see her website. Alternative sessions on Mondays. 01304 379236
See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
Facebook page
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. Facebook page
Every Friday
Events details More information
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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includes tea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
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. Friendly club - for all abilities. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

See website
Every Saturday
Events details More information
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
Facebook page
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 9am-5pm. An indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. Facebook page
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
 
Every Sunday
Events details More information
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. Details and registration form:
see website
Facebook page
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
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
 
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