Leisure and Hobby Groups for Deal and Walmer
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Addelam History Research Group Meet occasionally in the Astor Theatre and Deal Hoy Pub in Deal. A group of volunteers researching and publishing local history topics related to Deal, Walmer and local area. New members welcome (details and application form on website). website. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
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Air Training Corps,
2235 Deal Squadron
Meet Tuesdays (7.15pm-9.30pm) and Thursdays (7.15pm-10pm) at The Drill Hall, Hope Road, Deal. 01304 389024
Angling Association
Deal and Walmer
Founded in 1904, it is one of the oldest established sea angling clubs in Britain. Members have full use of a cabin on Deal Pier which provides shelter and use of lockers, hot and cold running water and facilities for hot drinks and snacks. Secretary:
Douglas Pettit
01304 365617
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Angling Club 1919, Deal Formed in 1919, Deal Angling Club is one of the most successful around the coast with its own fully licensed club house on Deal seafront and a membership of 800 seniors and 120 juniors. Headquarters: 13 The Marina, Deal, Kent, CT14 6NF. website T. Sudds
01304 363968
P. G. Heath
01304 361248.
Army Cadets, Deal

Meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 7pm-9pm in the ACF Hut, Middle Deal Road, Deal CT14. website

01304 268504
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Betteshanger Social Club Social Club based at Circular Road, Betteshanger, Deal CT14 0LT. 07772 622839
Betteshanger Welfare, Sports and Social Club Sports and social club based at Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR. 01304 372080
Bridge Club,
Upper Deal

Meet Fridays at 6.45pm (for 7pm start) to play Duplicate Contract Bridge at the Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal. We are a small friendly club that welcomes new members and visitors.

Michael Burney
07796 237783
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Camcorder Club,
Deal
Meets second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7.30pm at 43 Victoria Road, Deal. website  
Camera Club,
Deal and District

Meets Wednesdays (September to July) at 7.30pm in The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. Activities cover all aspect of photography with talks, regular competitions and nights where members help each other. website

Secretary:
Mary Venables
01304 366087
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CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) Deal, Dover and Sandwich Branch. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) was founded in 1971 and has been campaigning for real ale, pubs and drinkers' rights ever since. website Branch Secretary:
Jim Green
01304 202453
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Chess Club, Deal Meet on Fridays from 1.30pm in The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer. New members and beginners welcome. website Michael Burney
07796 237783
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Computer Club, Walmer Meets: Every Tuesday in Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary’s Road, Walmer from 10am to 12noon. Helps people develop their computer skills in a friendly, relaxed environment. Sessions cost £2. No pre-booking required - just drop in. Chitra Swami

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Deal Welfare Club and Social Institute Cowdray Square, Deal CT14 9EU. 01304 374335
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Flower Club,
Deal and District
Meet in The Cleary Hall at The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal on the third Thursday of each month (except August and December) at 7.30pm. Activities include demonstrations by NAFAS trained demonstrators; workshops and practical evenings. New members are most welcome. 01304 379082
Friday Club

Meet at Dealability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, every Friday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Activities: different each week, including raffles, karaoke, bingo, quizzes, live music and more. £1 entry; raffle 50p. Contact: Matt Palmer, 11 Harvey Avenue, Deal CT14 7DW.

07596 835324
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Guides
(Girlguiding East Kent)
The South Goodwin Division of the East Kent Girlguiding youth organisation includes Deal, Kingsdown, St Margaret's, Great Mongeham and Sholden. website Tina Roberts
01304 239975
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Horticultural Society,
Great Mongeham

Meet at Great Mongeham Parish Hall, every first Wednesday of the month.
The society provides a forum for people interested in gardening, hosts visiting speakers on gardening and matters of local interest and holds monthly competitions and four shows during the year. New members are very welcome. website

 
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Kent Active Retirement Fellowship (Folkestone, Dover
  and Deal Branch)
An organisation for former employees of Kent County Council, although others are welcome. Secretary:
Mr T. Kingsbury
01304 204467
Kent Family
History Society
(Deal Branch)

Meets: Wesley Hall, Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal on second Tuesday of month (except January), 7pm (for 7.30pm). To promote and encourage education in the study of family history, genealogy, social history and heraldry with particular reference to the county of Kent. website

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Loose Fibres Craft Group Meets: Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Road and Pommeus Lane, Ripple CT14 8JA, 9.30am-12.30pm on first and third Wednesdays in the month. Rita Rhodes
01304 365778
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Motor Cycle Club, Deal and District Meets: The Magnet Public House, London Road, Deal, every Thursday at 7pm (social event). Ride Outs every Sunday morning from the Magnet Pub at 9am. Classic Bike Displays every second Sunday near Deal Pier entrance at 12noon. website Bob
01304 360526
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Philatelic Club, Deal Normally meets on the first Wednesday of the month (September - June) in the Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal. New members and visitors with an interest in postage stamps design and collecting are welcome. Hon Secretary: Alan Buckman; e-mail: . 01304 367711
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Radio Club, Dover Meet Boys Grammar School, Dover; Wednesdays at 7.30pm (during term time). For anyone interested in amateur radio communications. Full training courses available. Chairman: Matt Curtis, e-mail: . website. 07976 654486
Rosamond Club
of Walmer, The
An informal and friendly social club with a programme that includes a different speaker each month covering various subjects, a raffle, an occasional "bring -and-buy" and general socialising. Tea and biscuits also served. Meet on the third Friday of each month in the Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer. Chairman:
Pat Scanlon
01304 380796
Run Ashore
(roving diners club)

The roving diners club visits a different local Deal restaurant each month on off-peak evenings to gain preferential prices.
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Sandwich Ladies
Cycle Group
A relaxed and friendly social cycling for women in the Sandwich and Deal area. Meet: Tuesday mornings (term time only).

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Scottish Society,
Dover and East Kent
Contact: The Secretary. 01304 825462
Scouts:
Deal, Walmer, Sandwich and District

Local groups of The Scout Association providing Scouting Activities and a full development programme for young people from 6- to 25-years of age.
Beavers (ages 6–8)
Cubs (ages 8-10½)
Scouts (ages 10½–14)
Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)
website

Alan Noake,
District Commissioner

2nd Deal Sea Scouts
Meet: Marine Road, Walmer.
website
Group Scout Leader
01304 364721
12th Deal (Kingsdown) Sea Scouts Jim Wheeler
Group Scout Leader
01304 361743
Royal British Legion Downs Social Club 20 Market Street, Deal CT14 6HS. 01304 380405
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Theatregoers Club Organises trips to see theatrical productions. Members can be picked up from several local towns including Deal and Walmer. Teresa Butler (Dover area manager):
01304 380845
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U3A (University of the Third Age) Special interest and social activities for the retired or semi-retired. Meet at St Andrew's Hall, West Street, Deal, most months on a Tuesday at 2pm (for 2.15pm start) and always with an interesting speaker. Also hold coffee mornings on the first Wednesday in each month in the Deal Centre for the Retired, Park Street, Deal. 01304 364411
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Wheelers, Deal and Walmer Social cycling group. Meet on a regular basis for the pleasure of cycling through the local Kent countryside with fellow cycle enthusiasts. Main meeting: Saturdays at 9am at the Lifeboat House, Walmer Green. Also meet on Mondays and Wednesdays. website  
Wine Society, Deal

Contact: John Howard.

 

01304 239799
Women of Walmer Social discussion group providing a place to meet and chat with other local women, explore new and old ideas and seek and give advice without being judged. Meet second or third Thursday in the month at 7.15pm in Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Walmer. Donna Payne
01304 372441
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Women's Institute,
Goodwins Evening
Meets in The Trinity Church, Union Road, Deal, at 7.30pm 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
Women's Institute,
Mongeham and Ripple

A friendly group of ladies enjoying speakers, lunches, outings and craft avtivities. Meet at Mongeham Parish Hall on the third Wednesday of the month at 2.30pm.

Susan Case
(President)
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Women's Institute,
St Martin's
Meets at the Parish Hall, Great Mongeham on the second Thursday of most months, 7.30pm. For women of all ages the group enjoys a variety of speakers, events and other activities. Visitors are welcome. 01304 373604
Women's Institute, Walmer Meet in the Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, normally on the second Friday of the month, 2pm-4pm. New members welcome.  
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