May 2017
Quick links to events in May
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Wednesday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in May, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £6.60; child £4; concession £5.90; family £17.20. see website 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in May, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £10.70; child £6.40; concession £9.60; family £27.80. see website 0370 333 1181
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open 11.30am to 4.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays in May. Admission: adults £3; children and students £2; children under 5 free. Group visit bookings available. see website 01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Tuesdays-Fridays 2pm-4.30pm; Saturdays 11am-4.30pm; Sundays 12noon-4pm; closed Mondays. Admission: adults £3; children and concessions £2; family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £9; wheelchair users: free (donation welcome). see website 01304 372098
Deal Pier. Summer opening times: 1 April - 30 November: Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm; Fridays: 8am-12midnight
Weekends: Saturday 8am through to Sunday 10pm.
Restaurant: Sundays-Fridays 8am-8.15pm; Saturdays 8am-10pm.
Dover District Council website
 
EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Parish Council's meetings Walmer PC website
Kent Police neighbourhood meetings Kent Police
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
 
Quick links to events in May
Monday 1 - Sunday 7 Monday 8 - Sunday 14 Monday 15 - Sunday 21
Monday 22 - Sunday 28 Monday 29 - Wednesday 31  
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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May - special events and facilities
Talk It Out Well-being Centre, Spires Cafe, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Support facility for people experiencing depression and related problems. Open Mondays to Fridays throughout May. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
Monday 1 May
Early May Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
Walmer Brocante antiques, collectables and craft fair, Walmer Green, opposite The Strand, Walmer, 8am-4pm. Free event organised by Walmer Parish Council.

01304 362363

Family Basecamp, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-3.30pm. A family version of the popular school holiday club for 8- to 14-year olds. A chance to spend time together, escape modern technology and enjoy energising outdoor activities - including archery, mountain biking, geocaching and MY/PT's new military-style obstacle course. All equipment and expert coaching is provided. Fee: £60 per family of four (1 adult + 3 children; or 2 adults + 2 children) or £25 each. 01304 619227
e-mail:
Facebook page
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Please check. Bernie
07977 491084
Talk It Out Well-being Centre, Spires Cafe, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open daily, Mondays to Fridays. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: 11am-4.30pm. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk  
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. open 11.30am - 4.30pm. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk  

Dance Classes, St Richard's Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, every Monday evening. 7pm Ballroom and Latin for beginners/intermediate; partner required but not essential. 8.15pm: "Club Latino" Latin in Lines. Learn dances such as the cha cha, charleston and jive; no partner required. £5 per class (pay as you go) or two classes for £8. Please check.

Debbie Brooker
0800 083 2082
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Please check. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 2 May
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs CE 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, entrance in Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn beautiful folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session (held every Tuesday in school term time). Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Alternative Christmas Experience AGM, The Alma Pub, 126 West Street, Deal, 6.30pm. Supporters of the ACE Boxing Day Community Meal project welcome to attend.  
Landmark Jazz Club, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, doors and bar open from 7pm, music starts at 8pm. Guest artists: Burrito Cat playing Latin American Jazz. Tickets: £10 (please book). 01304 360228
 
Wednesday 3 May
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 walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
LGBTQ Group Lunch, The Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 12.30pm- 2.30pm. A monthly social event and lunch for members of Deal, Dover and Sandwich Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) community. Organised by SpeakUpCIC.  
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
or
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Learn beautiful folk songs from around the world; no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session (held every Wednesday in school term time). Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
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, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. website.  
 
Thursday 4 May
Kent County Council Elections. Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm. more details  
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 12.30pm. Special "bring and share" lunch. All welcome. Jean/John
01304 361030
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
Organ Meditations, St John the Evangelist Church, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Selection of organ music played by George Harman.  
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and also their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
 
Friday 5 May
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. website: www.dealstrokeclub.btck.co.uk 07584 044122
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
e-mail:
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
 Knock, Knock by Floyd Toulet, The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7.30pm, show 8pm. Drama with live performance, film and music. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 6 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Deal Farmer's Market, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. 9.30am-1pm. A variety of local stalls offering quality food and drink, straight from the producers. Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat, cheese, bakery goods, ready meals and more. Refreshments available. Free entry. 07828 647511
Facebook page
Police "Surgery", outside Marks and Spencer Store, High Street, Deal, 10am. Share concerns and seek advice from local police officers.  
Blessing of the Sea Service, procession from St Andrew's Church, West Street at 2pm to Deal Seafront (opposite Farrier Street) for 2.15pm service and ceremony.  
Doña Oxford's This Is Soul!, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7pm, show 8pm. Tickets £20. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 7 May
Kingsdown Garage Safari, throughout Kingsdown village, starts 9am. Eighth year of this public event with a wide range of householders' surplus goods on stalls around the village. Rita or Rex
01304 374766
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
The Chris Mackey Swing Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre. 2pm. Chris Mackey's 10-piece swing orchestra take us back to the 1940’s and get us dancing to the music of the big bands. Tickets £15; concesssions £12. Astor Theatre
Free Band Concert with Betteshanger Welfare Brass Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info line:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 8 May
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 (former Cafe Eden), 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, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/  Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk/ Facebook page
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, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 2pm. All welcome. 01304 374512
Kingsdown and Ringwould Women's Institute Meeting, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm. Debating: "Alleviating Loneliness" and "Microplastics Pollution". New members and visitors always welcome. Secretary
01304 371401
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Ringwould-with-Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. Residents are invited to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 729081
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 9 May
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Includes an opportunity to meet local district councillors Mike Eddy, Sid Pollitt and Maggie Cosin. 01304 372080
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help and advice session. more details. Chitra
100 Miles for 100 Years, Astor Community Theatre. 10am-1pm. A chance to support the development of local First World War themed heritage trails and help to remember those who served in the Forces and those on the Home Front. Entrance free. Astor Theatre
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
HealthWalk - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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, entrance in Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. See Tuesday 2 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy meeting. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Bingo Club, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm 01304 365573
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: Imogen Corrigan “A child’s life in the Middle Ages”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
Kingsdown Conservation Group Meeting, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Rosie Bolton
01304 365963
 
Wednesday 10 May
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
or
01304 364326

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. See Wednesday 3 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Annual meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com  
Music Quiz Night, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 8pm. Teams of six; £1.50 per person. In aid of the Martha Trust charity.  
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 11 May
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Meet the Police Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 2pm. Drop in to share concerns or seek advice. 01304 362363
Forrest's Funfair, Victoria Park, Deal, 5pm-9pm. Free entry. Continues Friday 5pm-9pm; Saturday 1pm-9pm; and Sunday 2pm-8pm. 01322 284400
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and also their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Goodwins Evening Women's Institute Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Members meet up on the second Thursday of each month for social and fun activities and to listen to interesting speakers. New members are welcome and for anyone new to Deal it's an excellent way to make new friends. 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 373604
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, St Martin's Church (Meeting Room), Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Parish Clerk
01304 614320
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month (September to May). 01304 825943
Comedy Club, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 12 May
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. Margaret Musson
01304 374010
Forrest's Funfair, Victoria Park, Deal, 5pm-9pm. Free entry. Continues Saturday 1pm-9pm; and Sunday 2pm-8pm. 01322 284400
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm for 7pm. See Friday 5 May for details. 07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
The Swaleside Othello, Astor Community Theatre. Two perfomances: 1pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (one show), £25 (both shows); concessions £12 (one show), £18 (both shows); students £5. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 13 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Walmer Parish Memorial Service, St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10.30am. Annual service for those who have suffered bereavement in the past year. See: church website. Church Office
01304 366605
Councillor Drop-in Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am–12noon. An opportunity for residents meet parish councillors to share concerns and ideas or seek advice. No appointment necessary. 01304 362363
Forrest's Funfair, Victoria Park, Deal, 1pm-9pm. Free entry. Continues Sunday 2pm-8pm. 01322 284400
Quiz Night , Great Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Entry: £5 per person; please pre-book. Bring own drinks and nibbles. Book tables:
Tracey
07966 149590
Music to Watch The Girls Go By, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Pete Sinclair, Georg Tormann and Sarah Flotel perform classic popular songs with touches of humour and audience interaction. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 14 May
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. For youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. See Sunday 7 May for details. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Table Top Sale, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-2pm. Sale of arts, crafts, collectables and local produce. Tables available £10 (set up from 8.30am). Raising funds for five-year-old Theo Knott, facing spinal surgery in London. 07494 325543
Classic Motorcycle Display, The Pier, Deal Seafront, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
Forrest's Funfair, Victoria Park, Deal, 2pm-8pm. Free entry. 01322 284400
Free Band Concert with Snowdown Colliery Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info line:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 15 May
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 - ideal those who wish to be more active. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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.

Facebook page
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, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726

Dance Classes, St Richard's Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, every Monday evening. 7pm Ballroom and Latin and 8.15pm: "Club Latino" Latin in Lines. See Monday 1 May for details.

Debbie Brooker
0800 083 2082
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 16 May
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help and advice session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk - Sandown Castle, North Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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, entrance in Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. See Tuesday 2 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy knitting circle meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
Wednesday 17 May
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 walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Dementia Open Day, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 10am-1pm. Information on services and support for those with dementia and their carers. 01304 372608
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
or
01304 364326
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Sue Case
01304 374025

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. See Wednesday 3 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 18 May
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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
  The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Popular light music directed from the violin by Julius Bannister and following in the footsteps of such famous exponents as Alfredo Campoli and Max Jaffa. Tickets £6 (including tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and also for their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Deal 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.  
Quiz Night, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Individuals and teams welcome. Food and fun for £4 per person. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham, 7pm. Heritage Evening in the church. Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 371975
 
Friday 19 May
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Mill Hill Community Cafe (former Cafe Eden), 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 Pre-school Open Afternoon, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1.30pm-3pm. An invitation for parents of young children to learn about this local service. 01304 379727
07968 263185
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 1pm, start 2pm. Tickets £4 (include tea and cake). Astor Theatre
"Paint Your Own Ceramics" Session, Milldale Community Hall, Milldale Close, Deal, 2.30pm-5pm. Choose a piece to paint - mugs, plates, etc - then get creative. Allow approximately 40 minutes to create your masterpiece; an ideal Fathers Day gift. Prices start from £10. Open to all ages. Faye Penston
07985 451696
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm for 7pm. See Friday 5 May for details. 07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
60s/70s Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm. With Martin's Mobile Disco. Tickets £7.50 (includes supper). In support of Kent and Canterbury Hospital Cancer Care Club. Tickets and info:
Heather Morgan
01304 363710
07896 507507
Quiz Night, The Alma pub, 126 West Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. A fun night with quiz master Simon Howes. Tables of up to eight; bring your own food, drinks are available at the bar. Entry: £5 per person. In support of Deal Maritime and Local History Museum funds. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk/events.php. Book places:
01304 372098
(answerphone)
Broadstairs and St Peters Concert Band, St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. A programme of light music for all ages. Tickets £6 (at the door). All welcome. website: http://broadstairsandstpetersband.com  
The Beachy Boys, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Beach Boys tribute with dance floor space. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 20 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Coffee Morning, Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 10am. Free. Facebook page
Tabletop Sale, Walmer Baptist Church, corner of Dover Road and Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free entry. (Sales tables available: £5.) 01304 364216
Spring Fair, St Leonard's Church Centre, Rectory Road, North Deal, 2pm-5pm.  
St Mary the Virgin Spring Bazaar, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple, 2pm.  
Charity Quiz Night, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 7pm. Teams of six to eight, £2 per person. Bring own food and drink. In support of Deal Centre's dementia services. Book places
01304 380487
Deal and Walmer Handelians' Concert, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Programme includes "Eternal Light" a Requiem by Howard Goodall; "The Lord is my Shepherd - Psalm 23" by Howard Goodall (also known as the theme from "The Vicar of Dibley"); and "Cantique de Jean Racine" by Gabriel Faure. Tickets £12; students and children £6 (including wine/soft drink in the interval). Tickets from The Astor or on the door. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Facebook page
Kate Dimbleby – Songbirds, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Bingo Session, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entry £1; bring own food and drink. In support of Kingsdown Rocks event on 22 July.  
 
Sunday 21 May
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. For youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. See Sunday 7 May for details. Donna
07547 103950
Antiques and Collectors Market, Astor Community Theatre. 9am-3pm. Around 30 stalls, plus a licensed bar and cafe. Admission £1. Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
Free Band Concert with Invicta Concert Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info line:
07790 434256
 
Events details More information
Monday 22 May
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 (Fowlmead) Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, 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.

Facebook page
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, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Sholden Parish Council Annual Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077

Dance Classes, St Richard's Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, every Monday evening. 7pm Ballroom and Latin and 8.15pm: "Club Latino" Latin in Lines. See Monday 1 May for details.

Debbie Brooker
0800 083 2082
Deal Town Council Annual Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. AGM and election of the Chairman. Open to the public. 01304 361999
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
Kingsdown Garden Society Monthly Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start. Guest speaker: Colin Moat on "Plants for the Shade". T. Ridley Ellis
01304 381084
  Film: "I Daniel Blake", The Astor Community Theatre, doors 7pm, starts 8pm. The award-winning Ken Loach film about the harsh realities of life on welfare. Tickets £5; concessions £3. Part of the ticket price will benefit the Reopen the Regent campaign. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 23 May
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. more details. Chitra
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
HealthWalk - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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, entrance in Stanley Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. See Tuesday 2 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Knitting for the Needy meeting - charity knitting group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Deal Tang Soo Do, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. Martial arts training for adults; beginners welcome. Chris Ross
07751 995726
Sholden Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting, Scout HQ, The Street, Sholden, 7pm. Annual open meeting for parishioners. Come along and have your say. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
Bingo Club, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm 01304 365573
 
Wednesday 24 May
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. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group (0-4years), Walmer Baptist Church Hall, entrance in Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. Fee: £1 per family (includes a drink and snack). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
or
01304 364326

Charity Fashion Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Classical and fashionable items from the Travelling Trends popular high street ranges, modelled by the company and local volunteers and available after the show at discounted prices. Refreshments served before the show; with a raffle after. Tickets: £5 (include tea, coffee and cake); must be bought in advance and can be delivered. Raising funds for Dementia UK and Admiral Nurses who support people with dementia and their carers.

Book tickets:
Mary
01304 369960

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Singing for Pleasure, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. See Wednesday 3 May for details. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Walmer Parish Council Annual Parish Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to hear about current and proposed projects in the parish. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk/ Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 25 May
HealthWalk - Deal Pier (perfect for people with walking difficulties or those recovering from illness). Meet in front of Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 10.45am for 11am start - duration 30 mins. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
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, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Talk It Out Meeting, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm. A support group for people experiencing depression and also their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month (September to May). 01304 825943
Quiz Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. entry £2; all welcome - booking not required. In aid of Save The Children Fund. website: http://scdeal.org/home/  
Bingo Session, Great Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.15pm, eyes down at 7.30pm.  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk Graham Prior
07749 480104
Quiz Night, The Farrier Pub, 90 Manor Road, Upper Deal, 7.30pm. Maximum 6 per team; £3.50 pp on the door; please pre-book. In support of RNLI funds Book teams:
07494 325543
 
Friday 26 May
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
"The Beast" Obstacle Course, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal. The world's largest inflatable obstacle course. Corporate and Fundraising sessions, 10am-2pm. Public sessions: 3pm-7pm. website:www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/beast.

01304 619227

Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting with coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. All welcome. Facebook page
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. website:
https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub
Michael Burney
01304 852686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm for 7pm. See Friday 5 May for details. 07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Going Gaga - Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £18-£23. Pre-show meal also available. Astor Theatre
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk/ Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 27 May
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break: Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June inclusive. website: www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/term-dates.  
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Quilt and Craft Show, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 10am-4pm. Diplays of quilts and craftwork - plus raffle and refreshments. Free admission - donation to church restoration fund appreciated. Prue
01304 367701
May Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Arts, crafts and vintage retro items - plus locally produced honey, beeswax, gorgeous hand cream and lots of pre-loved items for sale. Free admission. Kathleen Knott
01304 375260
"The Beast" Obstacle Course, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-5.30pm. website:www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/beast. 01304 619227
Deal Classic Car and Motor Show, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer. Hundreds of classic cars, bikes and other vehicles, plus entertainment throughout the event. Free entry. In support of the RNLI Walmer Lifeboat. website: http://classicmusicandmotors.co.uk/. Chris West
07841 598076
or
Police "Surgery", Deal Police Station, London Road, Deal, 11am. An opportunity for Middle Deal and Sholden residents to share concerns and seek advice from local police officers.  
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
Deal and District Lioness Club Monthly Quiz Night, The British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, starts at 7.30pm sharp. Entrance: £6 (includes buffet). All welcome - but please pre-book places. Proceeds benefit local good causes and charities. Booking:
Cynthia Aitkinson
01304 389270
White Cliffs Symphonic Winds Concert, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. Details to be advised. 01304 366605
Talking Books present Zinovy Zinik – On Sound Monsters, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £8. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 28 May
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Castle Community College, Mill Road, Deal, 9am-11am. For youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. See Sunday 7 May for details. Donna
07547 103950
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  
"The Beast" Obstacle Course, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-5.30pm. website:www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/beast. 01304 619227
Quilt and Craft Show, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 12noon-4pm. See Saturday 27 May for details. Prue
01304 367701
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 11.30am-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
 
Events details More information
Monday 29 May
Spring Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
Sandown Beach Clean, meet at Sandown Castle end of Deal beach at 9.30am. Volunteers are invited to join in this community effort to remove litter and junk from the local beach. Equipment and bags provided. website: www.dealwithit.org.uk  
Quilt and Craft Show, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 10am-3.30pm. See Saturday 27 May for details. Prue
01304 367701
"The Beast" Obstacle Course, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-5.30pm. website:www.betteshanger-park.co.uk/beast. 01304 619227
HealthWalk - Betteshanger Country Park: 10.30am (for 10.45am start) duration 90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Please check. Bernie
07977 491084
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: 11am-4.30pm. website: www.dealmuseum.co.uk  
Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. open 11.30am - 4.30pm. website: www.dealtimeball.co.uk  

Dance Classes, St Richard's Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, every Monday evening. 7pm Ballroom and Latin and 8.15pm: "Club Latino" Latin in Lines. See Monday 1 May for details. Please check.

Debbie Brooker
0800 083 2082
 
Tuesday 30 May
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help and advice session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk - North Deal Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal: 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Bernie
07977 491084
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
Knitting for the Needy knitting circle meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
Deal Tang Soo Do, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-8pm. Martial arts training for adults; beginners welcome. Chris Ross
07751 995726
 
Wednesday 31 May
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 walk. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ 01304 828713
Betteshanger Basecamp school holiday club, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-4pm. Challenging and exciting outdoor activities run by qualified instructors and suitable for ages eight to 14years. Today: cycling and archery. Cost: £25 (includes bike hire and all activity equipment). see website. Pre-booking required:
01304 619227

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
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. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
The Guild Players present "Ghost Train", The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Arnold Ridley's (Private Godfrey from Dad's Army) classic drama was first produced in 1925 and filmed no less than three times. Six passengers are stranded at a small Cornish wayside station and decide to stay the night in the waiting room - despite the psychic stationmaster's weird stories of a ghost train. Tickets: £13 adults, £9 concessions. Further performances on June 1, 2 and 3. Pat Wilson
01304 367410
St Nicholas Players present "Murder By The Book", Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. CANCELLED again!  
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
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