October 2019
Quick links to events in October 2019
Tuesday 1 - Sunday 6 Monday 7 - Sunday 13 Monday 14 - Sunday 20
Monday 21 - Sunday 27 Monday 28 - Thursday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in October, 10am-5pm. see website. 0370 3331181
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in October, 10am-5pm. see website. 0370 3331181
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
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon-6pm. Annual entry ticket: adult £5.50; concessions £4; under 16yrs £4. see website. 01304 239515
Deal Pier. Summer opening times: 1 April - 30 November: Sundays-Thursdays, 8am-10pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 8am-12midnight. Free.
Fishing: times as above. Also all-night group bookings available: Sundays-Thursdays, 10pm-6am. Angling fees apply.
Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.

 

Dover District Council website

Restaurant:
Facebook page

 
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 2019
Tuesday 1 - Sunday 6 Monday 7 - Sunday 13 Monday 14 - Sunday 20
Monday 21 - Sunday 27 Monday 28 - Thursday 31  
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October: special events and amenities
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: Mondays-Fridays 11am-1pm; and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm. Also 6pm-8pm on first Tuesday of each month. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
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Tuesday 1 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.  
Mum2Mum Market, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal CT14 9HR, 10am-12noon. A pop-up market of nearly-new baby, kids and maternity goods where mums sell to mums. Sellers can book a stall online and keep 100% of their profits. Admission: £2, children free (see two-for-one voucher online). See website
Computer Club, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Help for newcomers to computing and for experienced users seeking advice on specific problems. £3 per session. Chitra
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. Routes cover the sand dunes by the side of Cinque Ports Golf Club, Deal promenade and surrounding countryside. The pace is fairly steady with tea or coffee during or after the walk. On occasions we take a bus to walk in alternative locations.

Walk Leaders:
Linda
01304 380787
Ann
07762 578065
See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Singing For Pleasure Group, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road entrance, off Victoria Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page
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. 01304 364216
See website
Talk: Royal Marines, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A talk by Brian Short, a former bandsman, featuring amusing anecdotes from his life in the Royal Marines. A Deal Society event. See website
 
Wednesday 2 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 1231220
See website
Singing For Pleasure Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page

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 Office, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. Monthly meeting of the full council. Open to the public with an opportunity for residents to raise matters of concern. Parish Clerk
01304 362363
See website
Deal 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. New members welcome. Mary Venables
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Soup evening and quiz. 01304 372237
01304 373816
See website
 
Thursday 3 October
Bumps, Babies and Beyond Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-11.30am. For mums-to-be and parents with babies and toddlers. Meet weekly in term time.  
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
Great Mongeham Parish Council Meeting, Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Residents are welcome to attend. Parish Clerk
Mrs Sarah Wells
01304 614320
Sons of Pitches, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £25/£27. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 4 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
Mum2Mum Market, Betteshanger Welfare Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal CT14 9HR, 10am-12noon. A pop-up market of nearly-new baby, kids and maternity goods where mums sell to mums. Sellers can book a stall online and keep 100% of their profits. Admission: £2, chidren free (see two-for-one voucher online). See website
Kingsdown Church Crafters Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includes tea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
01304 852686
See website
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. 07584 044122

See website
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (for 7pm start). Weekly Duplicate Contract Bridge session. A small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Alter Eagles, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. See website. Sue Watson
01304 360877
 
Saturday 5 October
Deal General Market, morning and early-afternoon in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
See website
Survival Reloaded , Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 10am-5pm. Described as Kent's toughest military OCR Survival event and back at Betteshanger for a third year. Junior (8-15 years) races are in the morning; elite and adult races in the afternoon. Pre-booking required. See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
John Challis - Only Fools and Boycie, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £22. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 6 October
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website.
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. 01304 369699
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Barber, Bilk and Ball, The Astor Community Theatre, 3pm (doors open 2.30pm). Tickets: £16; concessions £14. Astor Theatre
 
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Monday 7 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
See website

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.


See website
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. 01304 364216
See website
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
NTLive - Fleabag, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Phoebe Waller-Bridge in her one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag. Tickets: £19; under-25’s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church (former Victoria Baptist Church), Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Liz Sharp

See website
 
Tuesday 8 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. £3 per session. See Tuesday 1 October for details. Chitra
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. For details see Tuesday 1 October. See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Singing For Pleasure Group, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road entrance, off Victoria Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page
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. 01304 364216
See website
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: Celia Heritage on “Tracing A 16th- and 17th-Century Family Tree”. Admission: Society members free; non members £2.
See website
 
Wednesday 9 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
See website
Singing For Pleasure Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 10 October
Bumps, Babies and Beyond Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-11.30am. For mums-to-be and parents with babies and toddlers.  
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
George Egg - Movable Feast, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £18. Astor Theatre
 
Friday 11 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
Kingsdown Church Crafters 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. See Friday 4 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Walmer Women's Institute Meeting, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome. Margaret Musson
Secretary
01304 374010
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (7pm start). Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 4 October listing for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £21. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm-11pm. Guest artists: Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
 
Saturday 12 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Police Surgery, Deal Police Station, London Road, Deal, 3pm. An opportunity to seek advice or raise concerns with local police. No appointment needed. See website
Absolute Bowie 2019, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £22/£25. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 13 October
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. See Sunday 6 October for details. 01304 369699
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
 
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Monday 14 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
See website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. 01304 364216
See website
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Dead Hoarse Writers' Meeting, The Bar, 152 High Street, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Deal branch of the Thanet creative writing group. Writing workshop hosted by Gary Studley. New members welcome. Gary Studley
Facebook page
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. See Monday 7 October for details. Liz Sharp

See website
 
Tuesday 15 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. £3 per session. See Tuesday 1 October for details. Chitra
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. For details see Tuesday 1 October. See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Singing For Pleasure Group, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road entrance, off Victoria Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page
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. 01304 364216
See website
 
Wednesday 16 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 1231220
See website
Singing For Pleasure Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page

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/Saint-Omer Twinning Society Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Guest speaker: Stuart Hopps will talk about "Waltzing with Shakespeare". Entry is free for members; guests pay £5 (which includes a finger buffet with wine); please pre-book to facilitate catering. Book places:

See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 17 October
Bumps, Babies and Beyond Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-11.30am. For mums-to-be and parents with babies and toddlers.  
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Popular light music. Tickets: £9 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Gutted, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £18; under 25s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Magnet Pub, London Road, Deal, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
Great Mongeham Society Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham CT14 9LL, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Alan Smith on "Life as a Silversmith ". See website
 
Friday 18 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
Kingsdown Church Crafters 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. See Friday 4 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Tea Dance, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Meet new friends and learn new steps with resident instructors Andy and Patrick. Tickets: £5 (includes tea and cake). Astor Theatre
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (7pm start). Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 4 October listing for details. 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
Gordon Giltrap and Carrie Martin, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £20. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
 
Saturday 19 October

KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 19 - Sunday 27 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
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Soul of Santana 2019, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £18/£23. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 20 October
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. See Sunday 6 October for details. 01304 369699
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
 
Events details More information
Monday 21 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
See website
Pop-Up Cafe and Information Hub, Ripple Village Hall car park, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 10.30am-12.30pm. Lots of local information - plus tea, coffee and cake. All welcome. See website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. 01304 364216
See website
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
NTLive - A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Astor Community Theatre, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Tickets: £19; under-25’s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. See Monday 7 October for details. Liz Sharp

See website
 
Tuesday 22 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. £3 per session. See Tuesday 1 October for details. Chitra
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. For details see Tuesday 1 October. See website
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. 01304 364216
See website
Albert Lee 2019, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £25/£30. Astor Theatre
 
Wednesday 23 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 1231220
See website

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
The History Project, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Monthly talks and features on local history. Entry: £5. Astor Theatre
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 24 October
Bumps, Babies and Beyond Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-11.30am. For mums-to-be and parents with babies and toddlers.  
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
A Life Twice Given, The Astor Community Theatre, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets: £18; under 25s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
 
Friday 25 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 Church Crafters 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. See Friday 4 October listing for details. Michael Burney
01304 852686
Upper Deal Bridge Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 6.45pm (7pm start). Duplicate Contract Bridge session. See Friday 4 October listing for details. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Brian
01304 851914
The Dolly Show, The Astor Community Theatre, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £20/£23. Astor Theatre
Deal Friday Folk Club, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
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Saturday 26 October
Deal General Market, 8.30am-3pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. 01304 361999
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
See website
KPA Fair, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 10am-4pm. Vintage, arts-and-crafts antiques and pre-loved items; lots of lovely items for sale. Refreshments provided by Leaps and Bounds support group. Free admission. Kathleen Knott
01304 375260
07884 197721
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
 
Sunday 27 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. See website
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", The Magnet pub, London Road, Deal, 9am, set off 9.30am. Facebook page
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. See Sunday 6 October for details. 01304 369699
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. Facebook page
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. Facebook page
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 12noon-2.30pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
The Royal Opera House Live, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Performance of Don Pasquale by Donizetti. Tickets £19; under 25s free entry (subject to availability). Astor Theatre

End of KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 19 - Sunday 27 October inclusive
website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

 
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Monday 28 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
See website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. See Monday 7 October for details.

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. £1.50 per session. 01304 364216
See website
Deal Badminton Club, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Weekly meeting. Fee £3 (plus 50p towards shuttlecocks). Ron or Lesley
01304 364726
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. Meeting of the full council. The public are welcome to attend. 01304 361999
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Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Weekly Rehearsal, Deal Community Church, Stanley Road, Deal, 7.30pm-9pm. See Monday 7 October for details. Liz Sharp

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Tuesday 29 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. £3 per session. See Tuesday 1 October for details. Chitra
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. For details see Tuesday 1 October. See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. Facebook group
Singing For Pleasure Group, Deal Community Church Hall, Stanley Road entrance, off Victoria Road, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page
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. 01304 364216
See website
 
Wednesday 30 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 1231220
See website
Singing For Pleasure Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-3pm. Learn and sing a wide range of folk and traditional songs; fun and all abilities welcome. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Greenham
07912 184808
Facebook page

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

Maddie Cordes
01304 239055
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
01304 366087
See website
Great Mongeham Badminton Club Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Ian
01304 366146
 
Thursday 31 October
Hallowe'en  
Bumps, Babies and Beyond Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 9.30am-11.30am. For mums-to-be and parents with babies and toddlers.  
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Weekly meeting; all welcome.  
Friends4U Social Club Meeting, Royal Hotel, Beach Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Social and friendship group for active over-50's. New members welcome. Peter Cartwright
01304 239571
See website
With a Song and a Smile, The Astor Community Theatre, 2pm (doors open 1.30pm). Comedy and song with Adam Daye and Marilyn Hill Smith. Tickets: £10; concessions £9. Astor Theatre
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
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. Graham Prior
07749 480104
See website
 
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