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 April, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £5.80; child £3.40; concession £5.20; family £15. see website 0370 333 1181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in May, 10am-6pm. Admission: adult £10.10; child £6; concession £9.10; family £26.20. 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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All May
awaiting details  
 
Monday 1 May
Early May Bank Holiday
Walmer Brocante antiques, collectables and craft fair, Walmer Green, opposite The Strand, Walmer, 8am-4pm. Free event organised by Walmer Parish Council.

01304 362363

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 with Bernie. 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  
 
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
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
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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 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
 
Wednesday 3 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 Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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. 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
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 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
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.  
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 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. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk.

 
 
Tuesday 9 May
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities. 01304 372080
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
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
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 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
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/
 
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 Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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. 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 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
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 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
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
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.  
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
Otello, Astor Community Theatre. Two perfomances: 2pm and 8pm. Tickets £15 (one show), £25 (both shows); concessions £12 (one show), £18 (both shows). Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 13 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. 01304 361999
Forrest's Funfair, Victoria Park, Deal, 1pm-9pm. Free entry. Continues Sunday 2pm-8pm. 01322 284400
Music to Watch The Girls Go By, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Pete Sinclair and his singing troupe perform classic popular songs. 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.  
Charity Fair, 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
 
Events details More information
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.

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, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
 
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
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
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
 
Wednesday 17 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
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 Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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. 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 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, 7.30pm. Heritage Evening in the church. Visitors and new members welcome. 01304 379306
 
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
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
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)
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
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. website: www.dwhsociety.co.uk. Facebook page
Kate Dimbleby – Songbirds, Astor Community Theatre. doors open 7.30pm, show 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
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
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.

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, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk 01304 364216
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
  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
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
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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 meeting - charity knitting group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 364216
 
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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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. 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 their families. Call for details. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
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/  
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 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
"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
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
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
Free Band Concert with Cantium Brass at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green at 2.30pm. website: www.dealbandstand.org. wet weather info line:
07790 434256
 
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Monday 29 May
Spring Bank Holiday
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 with Bernie. 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  
 
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
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
Tuesday Social Group, The Christian Centre, Great Mongeham, 10am-12noon. Meet up for a cuppa, chat and craft activity. 01304 381378
MAPS Chill Bar, The Alma Pub, West Street, Deal - social meeting group for people with disabilities. Two sessions: 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm. Fee: £5 per session or £10 all day. Mark Spurgeon
07770 912 437
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
 
Wednesday 31 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

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 1.30pm-2.30pm. 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
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 8pm-10pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
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