October 2017
Quick links to events in October 2017
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30-Tuesday 31
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in October, 10am-5pm. 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 October, 10am-5pm. Admission: adult £10.70; child £6.40; concession £9.60; family £27.80. see website 0370 333 1181
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. Open: 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
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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
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in October 2017
Sunday 1 Monday 2 - Sunday 8 Monday 9 - Sunday 15
Monday 16 - Sunday 22 Monday 23 - Sunday 29 Monday 30-Tuesday 31
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October exhibitions and amenities
Exhibition: From Silence, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal. Paintings, collages and prints by artists Cuillin Bantock, Tim Cousins, Fritz Duffy, Belinda Ellis and Shirley O'Neill. This exhibition brings together the recent work of the five artists whose approach is primarily non-representational. From Sunday 8 to Sunday 29 October (open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-4pm; Sundays 11am-2pm). Free admission. See website. Kiri Everitt
01304 360411
Exhibition: Paintings by Brian Busselle, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal. A prominent member of the St. Ives Society of Artists, The Plymouth Society of Artists and The Penwith Society of Artists, Brian trained at Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone College of Art. After a career in advertising, he moved to East Cornwall and his work is to be found in private collections both here and abroad. This is his first exhbition in Kent for some years. On display throughout October. Free entry. Astor Theatre
Talk It Out Well-being Centre, Spires Cafe, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Support facility for people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: 9am-11am Mondays-Fridays; and also 2pm-4pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout October. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
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Sunday 1 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, 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.  
8th Annual "Stepping Out" Walk for Breast Cancer Now charity. Starts from Julie's Bench, Large Gravel Car Park on Kingsdown Road (near Walmer Castle), 10am-2pm. Sponsored walk along Walmer and Deal seafront. Registration and sponsor forms: £5. To register:
Kerry Rubins
07708 913976
Macmillan Cancer Care Charity Day, The Magnet pub, 267 London Road, Deal, 10am-3pm. Table-top sale, competitions, raffle and tombola. Refreshments. "Brave the Shave" fundraising challenge. 01304 360842

Exhibition: From Silence, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 11am-2pm. Work by printmaker Dawn Cole and painter Jackie Russell. Final day. Free admission. See website.

Kiri Everitt
01304 360411

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Open 11.30am-4.30pm. Admission: adults £3, children 5 and over and students £2, children under 5 free. see website

01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
40 Shillings Special, East Kent Railway Trust. Station Road. Shepherdswell CT15 7PD. Reduced price trips on the scenic line between the villages of Shepherdswell and Eythorne. For times and booking details, see the EKRT website. 01304 832042
Chuff Fest, The Astor Community Theatre, 12noon-11pm. All day ticket: £15. Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 2 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. 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. website: www.dealbreastfeedingsupportgroup.co.uk

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
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.org. Liz Sharp
Latin "In Lines" Dance Class, St Richard's Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 8pm. Weekly tuition in cha cha, salsa and more; suitable for beginners. 0800 083 2082
 
Tuesday 3 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. 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. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.  
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
Ringwould Village Hall AGM, Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 6pm. Public meeting; all welcome.  
 
Wednesday 4 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group Course, The Small Hall, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. Start of a 30-week art course for those interested in trying botanical work in coloured pencil. Tutored by Society of Botanical Artists member and Deal-based professional artist Helen Hanson. Fee: £10 per session, payable by the term or full year. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
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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). website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. Janet Saunders
01304 373853
or Pat Collyer
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
Walmer Parish Council Meeting, Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. website: www.walmercouncil.co.uk Parish Clerk
01304 362363
Deal Philatelic Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Public and new members welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. website: http://greatmongeham horticulturalsociety.org/gmhs/ 01304 372237
01304 373816
 
Thursday 5 October
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. website Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Ringwould, 2pm. Homemade cakes and a cuppa. All welcome. Fee: £1.  
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 7pm. 01304 364406
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Local residents are invited to attend. 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
Andy Fairweather Low 2017, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £19/£21/£23. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 6 October
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Yarn Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Knitting and crochet mixed ability group. Participation is free. Meets alternate Fridays; see Facebook page for more details. 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. website: https://.../ dealandwalmerchessclub Michael Burney
01304 852686
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. website: www.dealdistrictstrokes.org/ 07584 044122
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Start of weekly classes.
5pm-6pm: Over 50s Dance Exercise Class - to music across the decades.
7pm-8pm: Improvers /Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class - take your dancing to the next level.
8pm-9pm: Beginners Ballroom and Latin Dance Class - perfect for absolute beginners.
Fees: £5 per person/per class.
Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
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:
Kent Cricket - Then and Now, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm. A talk by David Robertson (Hon Curator of Kent County Cricket Club), followed by a question-and-answer session. Bar, artefacts and raffle. Everybody welcome. Admission: £5 at the door. All proceeds to Save the Children. website: www.scdeal.org/home.  
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Lady Sings the Blues, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £18. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Start of weekly classes.
5pm-6pm: Over 50s Dance Exercise Class - to music across the decades.
7pm-8pm: Improvers /Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class - take your dancing to the next level.
8pm-9pm: Beginners Ballroom and Latin Dance Class, . Perfect for absolute beginners.
Fee: £5 per person/per class.
Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Quiz Night, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, starts 8pm. Entry: £1. Free drinks for winners of each round. All welcome. 01304 374335
 
Saturday 7 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. website. 01304 268847
Kingsdown Art Show, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 10am-5pm. Annual exhibition of work by local artists, in aid of St John's Heritage Association. Works of art for sale; refreshments available. Free admission. Continues Sunday. John England
01304 368860
Defibrillator Training Session, Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 3pm-6pm. An opportunity for residents to learn how to use the life-saving equipment which will be located outside the Five Bells pub. David Pinkney
07894 517055
Frank Sanazi: Stuck in the Bunker, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £16. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 8 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, 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 Astor Wedding Fair 2017, The Astor Community Theatre, 10am-4pm. Free admission. Astor Theatre
Kingsdown Art Show, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 11am-4pm. Annual exhibition and sale of work by local artists, in aid of St John's Heritage Association. Refreshments available. Free admission. John England
01304 368860
Classic Motorcycle Display, Deal Pier forecourt, 12noon. website: www.dealanddistrictmotorcycleclub.co.uk  
 
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Monday 9 October
Libraries Week, 9-14 October. The annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer. website
For details of Libraries Week events in Deal and Dover libraries, click here.
 
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 2 October for details. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 October for details.

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 Womens' Institute Meeting, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm. Annual Meeting, followed by Members' Time. Visitors welcome. Linda Dalton
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
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Kingsdown 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. website: www.dwhsociety.org. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 10 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. 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. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.  
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
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. First meeting after summer break. All welcome. 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: Cliff Kemble “Guild of One Name Studies”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2. website: www.dealkfhs.org.uk/
 
Wednesday 11 October
Wednesday Market - sale of local farm 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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group Course, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Wednesday 4 October for details. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
e-mail:
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 12 October
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. website Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Dover District Volunteering Centre AGM, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 12.30pm. 01304 367898
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Kander Care Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle). 07729 763784
Whist Drive, Walmer and Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown CT14 8EP, 6.30pm for 7pm start. £9 pp (includes prizes and food); bar open. All welcome. Julie or Chris
01304 379201
e-mail:
Healing by the Sea, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm-10pm. An evening of relaxtion, healing, pampering, crystals and angels - and an opportunity to try different therapies from Usui Reiki to Angelic Reiki to Facial Reflexology or Indian Head Massage. Free admission. Facebook page
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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
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. Wendy Marshall
01304 365687
Lucy Spraggan, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £15/£16. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 13 October
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 place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. Facebook page
Coffee Morning with TWAM, Walmer Baptist Church, corner of Dover Road and Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. Cake and coffee plus a chance to donate unwanted tools to the Tools With A Mission charity that restores and provides them to communities in Africa. Facebook page
Deal Charter Day Service, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, 12.45pm for 1pm. Celebration of the award by King William III of Deal's "Charter of Incorporation" in October 1699. 01304 361999
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 6 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Guest speaker: Theatrical costumier Linda McCann on "Dressed to Impress the Audience". New members welcome. Margaret Musson
Secretary
01304 374010
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class., Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
Walmer, Deal and District RNLI Fish Supper, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, off The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm onwards. Entertainment with The Deal Hoodeners, plus a raffle and a quiz. Tickets £10 (include food and all entertainment). All profits to the RNLI. Tickets: Walmer RNLI Boathouse
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, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Spitfire Swing Dance, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, off Canada Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 in advance (call 07875 724461, 07848 955203 or 01304 852153), £8 on the door. Raising funds for the Hope for Tomorrow charity's mobile chemotherapy units.  
Mari Wilson: Pop Deluxe, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £18. Pre-show meal option also available. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 14 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Walmer Beach Clean, meet at the Sea Cafe, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 10am. Regular and new volunteers welcome to join in litter pick on Walmer beach. Equipment and bags provided. Organised by DealWithIt environmental action group. See website.  
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. website. 01304 268847
Police and Council "Drop In" Surgery, Walmer Parish Council Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 10.30am-12noon. An opportunity to seek advice and share ideas and concerns with local Police and Parish Council representatives. No appointment needed. Parish Clerk
01304 362363

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. Meet local artists and see and discuss their work. Continues over three weekends (14/15, 21/22 and 28/29 October). For details of local venues, see: http://ekoh.org.uk/deal.

 
2nd Annual Day of the Blues, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1.30pm, show 2pm-11pm. Early bird tickets £25 (£30 on the door); children under 16, £10. Astor Theatre
Musical Entertainment, St Leonard's Church, Rectory Road, Deal, 7pm. Admission: £5.  
White Cliffs Symphonic Winds Concert, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm. A programme of wind band music including works by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Ronald Binge, Eric Coates, Philip Sparke, Nigel Hess and Rossanno Gallante. Tickets £10 (by phone or on the door). Details and tickets:
07961 772169
 
Sunday 15 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, 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
Antiques and Collectors Market, The Astor Community Theatre, 9am-3pm. Admission: £1. Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. See Saturday 14 October for details.

 
 
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Monday 16 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. Bernie
07977 491084
Toddlers and Families Playgroup, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 1pm-3pm. See Monday 2 October for details. Wendy
01304 239143

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 October for details.

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
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.org. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 17 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. 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. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk, Sandown Castle, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.  
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
Kingsdown Conservation Group Meeting, Ringwould and Kingsdown CofE Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Ros Beresford on "Hedgehogs and how to save them". Annie Martin
 
Wednesday 18 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group Course, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Wednesday 4 October for details. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
e-mail:
Kids Kingdom pre-school parent and toddler group, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 1.30pm-3pm. website: www.walmerbaptistchurch.co.uk. 01304 373853
01304 364326
Mongeham and Ripple Womens Institute Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. Topic: "Where do medicines come from?". Visitors welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Elizabeth Sleath
01304 619093

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. Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 19 October
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. website Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1pm, starts 2pm. Tickets £6 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Guardians of the Deep Training Session, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6pm. Kent Wildlife Trust on the new stewardship project along the Kent Coast. New supporters welcome. For details, contact DealWithIt who are the support group for Walmer and Deal. See website.  
Sholden "Vicarage Lane" Meeting, Scout HQ, The Street, Sholden, 7pm. Public meeting in which Greenlight Developments will explain and answer questions on their Vicarage Lane plans. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
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
Erik and Edith, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. A supposed meeting of icons of French music Erik Satie and Edith Piaf. Tickets £15.  SHOW CANCELLED Astor Theatre
 
Friday 20 October
Friday Market - sale of local goods and produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
Yarn Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Knitting and crochet mixed ability group. Participation is free. 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 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 6 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 1.30pm, starts 2pm. Tickets £4 (include tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class., Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
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, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Guitars in Tandem, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 21 October

KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 21 - Sunday 29 October inclusive

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

 

Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Table Top Sale, Walmer Baptist Church, corner of Dover Road/Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Refreshments available. Sales tables available at £5. Table bookings:
01304 364216
Trafalgar Day Service, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am. Annual service by the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Branch of the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men.  
Flatfooting Workshop, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal, 11.30am. Learn about Appalachian flatfooting (clogging with a difference). All welcome, new steppers as well as improvers. Live banjo accompaniment. Session fee: £6. 07501 463187
Facebook page

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. See Saturday 14 October for details.

 
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Pauline
01304 364506
Toy Fair, St Andrew's Parish Hall, West Street, Deal. 2pm-4pm. Sale of new and pre-loved toys - including boxed games, books, jigsaws and bedroom accessories. Donated items welcome. Proceeds will benefit church tower restoration. 07814 188764
Quiz Night, Royal British Legion Club, Market Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £4 per person. In support of Guide Dogs (Deal and Dover Branch).  
The Karen Carpenter Story, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £15. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 22 October
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, 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
Deal Record and CD Fair, The Astor Community Theatre, 9.30am-3.30pm. Admission free. Astor Theatre
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome.  

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. See Saturday 14 October for details.

 
 
Events details More information
Monday 23 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 October for details.

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
Photographic Display: “How come we didn’t know? NHS run for profit, not patients”, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, from 6pm. Launch of Keep Our NHS Public campaigner Marion Macalpine’s photographic exhibition. Free entry; all welcome. Hosted by local campaigning group Fair Deal for the NHS. The exhibition continues on 24 and 25 October. Facebook page
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.org. Liz Sharp
 
Tuesday 24 October
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. 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. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.  
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
Ripple Bingo Club, Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, starts 7pm. First meeting after summer break. All welcome. 01304 365573
 
Wednesday 25 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. 0300 123 1220
Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group Course, Golf Road Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. See Wednesday 4 October for details. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
e-mail:
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 (includes tea, coffee and a buffet). Chrissi Dunn
01304 373677

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. website: http://ddcc.wordpress.com Mary Venables
01304 366087
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 26 October
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. website Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
HealthWalk, Deal Pier Walk - Meet in front of Deal Pier, 10.45am for 11am start - lasts approx 30mins. Ideal for people with walking difficulties or recovering from illness. website: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/ Rob Moore
01304 374603
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
The Dame Vera Lynn Story, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 2pm, starts 2.30pm. UK Award Winner Lorrie Brown honours the Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn. Tickets £12; concessions £10. Astor Theatre
Kander Care Disco, The Ocean Rooms, 32-36 Queen Street, Deal, 6.30pm-8.30pm. A fortnightly disco for anyone with learning difficulties or disabilities. Refreshments available; full wheelchair access. Entry: £3 (includes a raffle). 07729 763784
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 Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
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
Jan Ravens: Difficult Woman, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £17. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 27 October
Friday Market - sale of local produce and goods 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 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 (includestea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. See Friday 6 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Adult Dance Classes, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould. Over 50s Dance Exercise Class, 5pm-6pm. Improvers / Intermediate Ballroom and Latin Class, 7pm-8pm. Beginners Ballroom and Latin Class, 8pm-9pm. Fees: £5 per person/per class., Yvonne Culverhouse
01227 710869
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, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £19-£23. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. website: www.dealfolkclub.org.uk Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 28 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Table-top Sale, St Leonard's Church, Rectory Road, Deal, 10am-1pm. 01304 374076
KPA Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am - 4pm. Sale of arts and crafts, jewellery, pre-loved items and all sorts of lovely things at affordable prices. Cream teas by supporters of the Leaps and Bounds charity for adults and young people with learning difficulties. Admission free. Kathleen Knott
01304 375260

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. See Saturday 14 October for details.

 
Children's Halloween Party, Waterfront Hotel, 9 Beach Street, Deal, from 4pm. Finger buffet with soft drink; party games; prizes for the best costumes and lots more. Entry: £5 per person. Pre-booking advised. See website. Booking:
Mark Stallard
01304 374338
Kids' Halloween Disco, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square (off Mill Hill), Deal, from 6.30pm. Tickets £3 per child. Refreshments available. 01304 374335
Friends of Walmer Parish Churches Quiz Night, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Teams of up to eight. Bring own refreshments and crockery. Tickets £5 per person. See website. Book places:
Church Office
01304 366605
or Liz
07770 935137
60's/70's Night, Deal Victoria and Barns Close Cricket Club, Court Road, Walmer, 7pm. With Martins Mobile Disco. Tickets £7.50 (includes supper). Supporting the Kent and Canterbury Hospital Cancer Care Club. Tickets:
01304 363710
07896 507507
Bingo Session, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. Bring own drinks and nibbles. In support of Kingsdown Rocks funds.  
Alter Eagles: Tribute to The Eagles, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm. Tickets £16. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 29 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, Goodwin Academy, 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.  

East Kent Artists Open Houses, various locations in and around Deal and Walmer, 11am-5pm. See Saturday 14 October for details.

 
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Charity Concert: Freedom From Torture, The Astor Community Theatre, doors open 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Astor Theatre

End of KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 21 - Sunday 29 October inclusive
website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

 

 
Events details More information
Monday 30 October
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 local walk - ideal for those who wish to be more active. Call Bernie to confirm details. Bernie
07977 491084

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 2 October for details.

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 Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, junction of Sholden New Road and The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Local residents welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
01304 366077
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. website: www.dwhsociety.org. Liz Sharp
Kingsdown Garden Society Meeting, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7.45pm. Guest speaker: Steve Edney (Head Gardener, The Salutation) on "Succession Planting for a Flower Garden".  
The Last Picture Club presents "Moonlight", The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open at 7pm). A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. Tickets £7; concessions £6; Astor Friends £5. Astor Theatre
 
Tuesday 31 October
Halloween  
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Drop in social with coffee and bacon rolls. 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. £2 per session. more details. Chitra
HealthWalk, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 10.15am (for 10.30am) duration 60mins. Free local walk. No need to book, just turn up. Bernie
07977 491084
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group.  
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
Halloween Trail, Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 6pm-7.30pm. Children's event; using a trail map to find the village's "Halloween Houses". Entry £3 (includes map, hot dog and drink). Alex/Amanda
01304 373915
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. 01304 361999
 
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