August 2024
Quick links to events in August
Thursday 1 -
Sunday 4
Monday 5 -
Sunday 11
  
Monday 12 -
Sunday 18
Monday 19 -
Sunday 25
Monday 26 -
Saturday 31
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in August, 10am-6pm. English Heritage say there will be limits to visitor numbers and tickets should be booked in advance. 0370 333 1181
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in August, 10am-6pm. 01304 364288
see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Victoria Parade, Deal Seafront. Open Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive (closed Mondays* and Tuesdays): 11.30am-4.30pm. *Also open Bank Holiday Monday (26 August), 11.30am-4.30pm.

01304 360897
(only when open)
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-4pm. 01304 372098

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm. 01304 239515

see website
Deal Pier. Opening times: Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm; Fridays and Saturdays: 8am-12midnight; Sundays: 8am-10pm.
Fishing: Permitted on sections of the pier stem and lower deck. Tickets can be purchased at the pier entrance. For details, use Fishing info link.

Restaurant: Deal Pier Kitchen.
Pier:
01304 363815
Pier info
Fishing info

Restaurant:
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Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. facebook
 
EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Town Council's meetings Walmer TC website
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in August
Thursday 1 -
Sunday 4
Monday 5 -
Sunday 11
  
Monday 12 -
Sunday 18
Monday 19 -
Sunday 25
Monday 26 -
Saturday 31
 
 
Events details More information
August: Continuing events and amenities
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
facebook
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break: Wednesday 24 July - Sunday 1 September 2024 inclusive. Details:
KCC website
 
Events details More information
How we display listings!
Regular weekly events are now shown in brief in the
"day-by-day" listings with a
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"One off" events details are simply included in the listings.

 

Thursday 1 August
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Clean Up Crew Session, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. A volunteer working party to clear litter and tidy up at Deal Station. Meet 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. New helpers are welcome.
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting. Meets: The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Every Monday and Thursday. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 2 August
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 3 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Family History Advice, The Landmark Centre (Diane Nash Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Free help and advice on researching family history. See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Deal Pirates Treasure Hunt, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 10.30am-1pm. Details to be announced. facebook
Chapterhouse Theatre Company: Beauty and The Beast, Walmer Castle Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ, 7pm-9pm (gates open 6pm). See website
 
Sunday 4 August
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Family Fun Day, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, 10am-11am quiet hour, 11am-4pm general public. Games, food stalls, live music and more. Free entry. facebook
Junior Pier Festival 2024, Deal Pier, 11am-3pm. Angling competition for all junior anglers (under 16 years of age). Entry fee: £1 (includes entry to fish on the Pier and one year's free membership of Deal Angling Club); register from 9.30am on the Pier. Trophies and prizes - plus free sweets, drinks and crisps. facebook
Martha Trust Charity Event, The Square (outside the Port Arms), Beach Street, Deal, from 12noon. facebook
Free Band Concert: Gravesend Borough Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Events details More information
Monday 5 August
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm.

see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Monday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 6 August
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Summer break; group resumes in September. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Please check. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 7 August
Chess Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Meets weekly; free. Contact the Library for details. See website
Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in normal admission charge (donation of £2 welcomed). Continues every Wednesday until 28 August.

See website

Live music: "Live Music" Social, CinCin Bar, 15a South Court, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Friendly music session for those diagnosed with Dementia and Alzheimer's, their families and carers. Free admission. Held on first and third Wednesdays of each month. facebook
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 8 August
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. All are welcome. Subject to confirmation. see Thursday

Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month.

01304 825943
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Every Monday and Thursday. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 9 August
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 10 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Deal Repair Cafe, Golf Road Community Centre, Golf Road, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Free expert help to repair and restore a range of items including small electricals, leather goods, bicycles and anything that needs glueing or sewing. Held on second Saturday each month in various local community halls. facebook
Chapterhouse Theatre Company: Little Women, Walmer Castle Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ, 7pm-9pm (gates open 6pm). A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s classic featuring authentic costuming and musical score. See website
 
Sunday 11 August
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Free Band Concert: Medway Concert Brass, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Events details More information
Monday 12 August
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions. see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Monday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 13 August
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Summer break; group resumes in September. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Please check. see Tuesday
Walmer Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
 
Wednesday 14 August
Chess Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Meets weekly; free. Contact the Library for details. See website
Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in normal admission charge (donation of £2 welcomed). Continues every Wednesday until 28 August.

See website

JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 15 August
Deal Wednesday Market, The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9am-1pm. See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Clean Up Crew Session, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. A volunteer working party to clear litter and tidy up at Deal Station. Meet 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. New helpers are welcome.
Burma Star Memorial Service, outside The Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle entrance, Victoria Road, Deal, 6pm. Commemorating VJ Day and the end of World War II.  
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting. Meets: The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Every Monday and Thursday. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 16 August
Summer Dance Camp 2023 - day 3, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-3pm. See Monday 15 August listing. facebook
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
The Rosamond Club Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Ladies social activity group. New members welcome. 07563 525159
 
Saturday 17 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel,Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
 
Sunday 18 August
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Community Picnic, Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal, 12noon-4pm. Family event with music, children's activities and stalls. Bring-your-own picnic; all welcome. facebook
Free Band Concert: BAE Systems Brass Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Events details More information
Monday 19 August
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm.

see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Monday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 20 August
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Summer break; group resumes in September. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Please check. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 21 August
Chess Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Meets weekly; free. Contact the Library for details. See website
Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in normal admission charge (donation of £2 welcomed). Continues every Wednesday until 28 August.

See website

Live music: "Live Music" Social, CinCin Bar, 15a South Court, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Friendly music session for those diagnosed with Dementia and Alzheimer's, their families and carers. Free admission. Held on first and third Wednesdays of each month. facebook
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 22 August
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. All are welcome. Subject to confirmation. see Thursday

Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month.

01304 825943
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Every Monday and Thursday. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 23 August
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 24 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Phoenix Quilters' Quilt Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal CT14 6EA, 10am-5pm. Display of quilts and quilted goods. Refreshments, tombola, raffle and traders stalls. Admission by donation (in support of The Evie Dove Foundation, Deal First Responders and EK Rural First Responders). facebook
 
Sunday 25 August
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Community Beach Clean, meet Sandown Castle Garden, off Sandown Road, Deal, 9.30am. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. See website
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Ripple Mill Open Day, Ripple Mill, off A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HD, 12noon-4pm. An opportunity to visit the mill, built in 1810 and now fully restored. Free entry (donations welcome). See website
Phoenix Quilters' Quilt Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal CT14 6EA, 12.30pm-5pm. Display of quilts and quilted goods. Refreshments, tombola, raffle and traders stalls. Admission by donation. facebook
Free Band Concert: Railway Swing Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
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Monday 26 August
Summer Bank Holiday
For regular events, please check with organisers.
Walmer Brocante 2024 antiques, collectables and craft fair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am-4pm. Free event organised by Walmer Town Council. To be confirmed.

01304 362363

HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday
Phoenix Quilters' Quilt Show, Trinity Church Hall, Union Road, Deal CT14 6EA, 12.30pm-5pm. Display of quilts and quilted goods. Refreshments, tombola, raffle and traders stalls. Admission by donation (in support of charities). facebook
Live music: The Tony Johnson Band, The Square (outside the Port Arms), Beach Street, Deal 3pm. facebook
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Monday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 27 August
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Summer break; group resumes in September. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. Please check. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 28 August
Chess Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Meets weekly; free. Contact the Library for details. See website
Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in normal admission charge (donation of £2 welcomed).

See website

Station Gardeners Group, Deal Rail Station, 2pm. Volunteer project to tend the planters and floral decorations in the station area. Meet on last Wednesday of each month. New supporters welcome.

Deal Rheumatology Education and Support Group Meeting, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 3pm-5pm. Social and support group for those living with inflammatory arthritis; meet others, share experiences and chat over tea or coffee. A Specialist Rheumatology Nurse is usually in attendance to answer questions.

Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
See website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 29 August
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, times tbc. Continues daily until Sunday 1 September. See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Reading for Wellbeing, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), 129 High Street, Deal, 12noon-1.30pm. Uplifting stories and poetry. All welcome. see Thursday
Live music: Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 2pm. Tickets: £10, available on the door or in advance by text and email. 07772 964069

facebook
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Every Monday and Thursday. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 30 August
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, times tbc. Continues daily until Sunday 1 September. See website
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 31 August
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, times tbc. Continues daily until Sunday 1 September. See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Station Gardeners Group Session, Deal Rail Station, 2pm. A volunteer working party to tend planters and floral displays at Deal Station. Meet on last Saturday in month. New helpers are welcome.
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break: ends on Sunday 1 September 2024. New term starts on Monday 2 September (may vary for some schools). Details:
KCC website
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start; duration 90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Howard
01304 612018
See website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50. Normally do not meet on bank holiday Mondays.

0300 1000212

facebook

Badminton. Friendly fitness and lighthearted games. Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. £1.50 per session.

See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Normally does not meet in August. Carol

07948 010896
See website
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Fourteen games; six books £12; correct money please to keep the handling to a minimum. Admission £1. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. Entrance: 30p per player; bingo books (12 games and 4 flyers) £12. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Tuesday
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Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm (March to September); 1pm-3pm (October to February). A weekly social group, open to all. Fee: £3 per person (to help cover refreshments and hall hire). Jane Banks
01304 373774
07532 109972
Knitting for the Needy weekly meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine. 01304 364216
See website
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group; meets weekly; new members welcome. Masheeda Downing
07542 554297
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for a range of musical interests and abilities.
5pm-6pm: Youth Band (age 8yrs+);
6.30pm-8pm: Community Band (age 12yrs+).
Cathy
07927 781536

See website
Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Enjoy learning and singing folk songs from around the world. For all abilities. Fee: £5 per session. Meets weekly during school term times. Natasha Douglas
07912 184808
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JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Suitable for all fitness levels with a qualified and experienced personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Limited places; booking required. Jamie Fulbrook
07796 691859

See website
facebook
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, Deal Walmer Kingsdown Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 6NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Meet weekly throughout the year - except for the months of July and August. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087

See website
 
Every Thursday
Events details More information
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Social and support group for pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. Sensory toys and soft, safe spaces for babies. Free entry - with tea, coffee and cake provided. Meetings continue through school holidays. All welcome. facebook
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. NB: Does not meet in August. 01304 239199
facebook
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Meets on first and third Thursdays in the month. Programme includes singers nights and special guest performers. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. Sue Watson
01304 360877
See website
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Weekly classes; all levels welcome; but places limited to ensure covid safety. Jan Clark
facebook
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting. Meets: The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. Meet every first and third Thursday of the month. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
facebook
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome; solos, duos or bands; beginners or accomplished. Free entry. Every Thursday. facebook
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second and fourth Thursday of each month (except July and August). New members welcome. 01304 824953
See website
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Fourteen games; six books £12; correct money please to keep the handling to a minimum. Admission £1. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. Entrance: 30p per player; bingo books (12 games and 4 flyers) £12. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Friday
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Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Duplicate Bridge. New members welcome; see website for details. See website
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Maddie Cordes
07714 433649
Every Saturday
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Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm (April to October); 9am-2pm (November to March). 07877 806870
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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:
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Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
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Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Social hub with free refreshments. All welcome. facebook
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. An indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. facebook
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 11am. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. Entry: adult £9.50, child (5-17years) £5.50, concessions £8.50; family tickets available; English Heritage members, free. Please check. 01304 372762
 
Every Sunday
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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. Details and registration form:
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Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", meet outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 9am for 9.30am set off. facebook
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. facebook
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 2pm. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. Entry: adult £9.50, child (5-17years) £5.50, concessions £8.50; family tickets available; English Heritage members, free. Please check. 01304 372762
Free Band Concerts at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer on most Summer Sundays at 2.30pm. Wet weather phoneline is updated at 12 noon on the day of each concert to advise of any cancellation. wet weather info:
07790 434256
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This page was updated on June 4, 2024