May 2020
Quick links to events in May
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Sunday 3
Monday 4 -
Sunday 10
Monday 11 -
Sunday 17
Monday 18 -
Sunday 24
Monday 25 -
Sunday 31
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in May, 10am-6pm (Early May and Spring Bank Holidays, 10am-4pm). 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 May, 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 Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open 11.30am to 4.30pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays in May. Admission: adults £3; children and students £2; children under 5 free. Group visit bookings available. 01304 360897
(only when open)
See website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4.30pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays and Bank Holidays in May 12noon-4pm. Admission: adults £3; children and concessions £2; family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £9; wheelchair users: free (donation welcome). 01304 372098

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. Summer opening times: 1 April - 30 November: Sundays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm; Fridays and Saturdays: 8am-12midnight.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays 10pm-6am.
Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Dover District Council website

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EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
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 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 May
Friday 1 -
Sunday 3
Monday 4 -
Sunday 10
Monday 11 -
Sunday 17
Monday 18 -
Sunday 24
Monday 25 -
Sunday 31
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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May - special 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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Friday 1 May
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
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. 07584 044122

See website
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 2 May
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, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 3 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. 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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
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Monday 4 May
NB: The Early May Bank Holiday for 2020 will not be observed following a Government decision to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a Bank Holiday on Friday 8 May.
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 - 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
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 5 May
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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
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 6 May
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Chronic Illness Support Group Monthly Meeting, The Sir Norman Wisdom pub, Queen Street, Deal, 12noon-2pm. Friendly social "coffee and support" meet-up for those experiencing chronic health conditions. Belinda
07912 852640
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 Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 7 May
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Thursday
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper 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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 8 May
VE Day 75th Anniversary Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 9 May
Walmer Brocante 2020 antiques, collectables and craft fair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am-4pm. Free event organised by Walmer Parish Council. NB: It's on Saturday this year - due to the Bank Holiday changes for early May.

01304 362363

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, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 10 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. 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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
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Monday 11 May
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 - 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
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 12 May
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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
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 13 May
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 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 Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 14 May
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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
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 15 May
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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 16 May
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, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 17 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. 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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 18 May
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 - 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
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 19 May
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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
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 20 May
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am). see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Visitors welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Secretary
01304 364769

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 Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 21 May
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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
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
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 22 May
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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 23 May
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break: Saturday 23 May to Sunday 31 May inclusive. See website
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, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 24 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. 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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 25 May
Spring Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
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 - 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
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
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: 12noon-4pm. See website
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. open 11.30am-4.30pm. See website
 
Tuesday 26 May
Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am. see Tuesday
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
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 27 May
Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am-1.30pm. see Wednesday
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 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 Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). see Wednesday
 
Thursday 28 May
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
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm; and the Dining Club, 69 Middle Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. see Thursday
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 29 May
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
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). see Friday
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. see Friday
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 30 May
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, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 31 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. 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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Sunday
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple CT14 8JH, 11.30am-2pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break (Saturday 23 May - Sunday 31 May 2020) ends. See website
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
Tiny Toes Toddlers and Parents Group, Deal Community Church (former Baptish Church building), Victoria Road, Deal, 10am-11.30am. For children up to and including four years. Every Monday during term time; £2 per session. 01304 373297
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to
confirm details
07977 491084
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.

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

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
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
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. Julia Wells
01304 828713
See website
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). Meets school term time only. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
01304 364326
See website
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 Greenham
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
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
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. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. Graham Prior
07749 480104
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 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
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
01304 852686
e-mail:
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. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. 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
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. A weekend indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. Facebook page
 
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
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. A weekend indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. Facebook page
 
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