February 2024
Quick links to events in February
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Monday 5 -
Sunday 11  
Monday 12 - Sunday 18  
Monday 19 - Sunday 25    Monday 26 -
Thursday 29
    
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public all Saturdays and Sundays in February, 10am-4pm each day. Additional opening for school break: Monday 12-Friday 16 February. The Castle is then open Wednesdays, Thursday and Fridays from Wednesday 21 February as well as at weekends for the rest of the month. 01304 372762
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer. NB: the Castle is temporarily closed pending building works. The Gardens and Café are open at weekends, 10am-4pm. Additional opening for school break: Monday 12-Friday 16 February. The Gardens are then open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from Wednesday 21 February as well as at weekends for the rest of the month. 01304 364288
see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Victoria Parade, Deal CT14 7BP. Currently closed.

01304 36244
(only when open)
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-4pm. Currently closed. 01304 372098

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon-6pm. 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:
facebook
Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. Always open. 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
 
Quick links to events in February
Thursday 1 -
Sunday 4
  
Monday 5 -
Sunday 11  
Monday 12 - Sunday 18  
Monday 19 - Sunday 25    Monday 26 -
Thursday 29
    
 
Events details More information
February: continuing events and amenities
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability Community Centre, 43 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
Live music listings: We are no longer including details for live music sessions in local pubs at weekends. For latest information we recommend using the link to the Deal Live Music facebook page. Local live music

Deal Warm Welcome offers warmth, refreshment and friendship for everyone. Funded by Deal Town Council, the project is open to all residents with venues offering a warm and welcoming space on all weekdays from December to April.
There is no charge for Deal Warm Welcome; you pay what you can, if you can; everybody is welcome. It runs until April 2024 at the following venues:

  • Mondays: St Richard’s Church, Mill Hill, 9am-1pm; and Golf Road Community Centre, 3pm-6pm.
  • Tuesdays: Trinity Church, Union Road, 12.30pm-3pm; and Golf Road Community Centre, 3pm-6pm.
  • Wednesdays: St Andrew’s Church, West Street, 9am-11am; and St George’s Church, High Street, 12noon-2pm.
  • Thursdays: Golf Road Community Centre, 3pm-6pm.
  • Fridays: The Salvation Army, West Street, 12noon-4pm.
  • Saturdays: Talk it Out Friendship Group at Deal Angling Club 1918, The Marina, 12noon-2pm (alternate Saturdays from 9 December).
See website
 
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DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
Thursday 1 February
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, 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
  The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 2pm (doors open 1pm). Tickets: £11.50. Astor Theatre
Clean Up Crew, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. Voluntary litter pick and tidy up in the Station area. New helpers welcome. Meets first and third Thursdays each month.
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Talk by Veronica King on her 38 years as a private investigator. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Singers Night. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. Meets first and third Thursdays. Admission: £3. Sue
01304 360877
website
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. see Thursday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 2 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Meditation Session, Walmer Beach, off Marine Road, Walmer (close to Cedars Surgery and paddling pool), 7.30am-8.15am. A free session, held every Friday. No experience necessary; all are welcome. See website
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. Free fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Friday
New! Line Dancing Lessons, The Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Start of four weeks trial of line dancing lessons - with more to follow if popular. Fee: £2 per session. Pay bar and tea/coffee available. facebook
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.05am-10.45am. Football for 2 - 5 year olds. see Friday
Froglets Play Group, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon (term time). A play group for 0- to 5-year-olds and their parents/carers. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits provided. Fee: £1 per family. facebook
Dance and Exercise to Music #2, Walmer Parish H07958 518424all, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 11.15am-12.15pm. A free 8-week course of exercises for all ages and abilities to gain fitness and confidence. Booking required. See website
Film on Friday: Grease, Age Concern Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 1.15pm-3.15pm. Screening of the 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Free admission; booking advised. Book seats:
07958 518424
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 5.45pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday

 

Saturday 3 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 9am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. A free weekly opportunity to learn and play tennis. Suitable all abilities; all necessary equipment provided. Booking required (see website). See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
"Saxophone Saturday" Workshop, Warden House School, Birdwood Avenue, Deal CT14 9SF, 10am-12.30pm. For saxophonists with 2 years experience and able to read music. Fee: £20. facebook
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Tots Football Fun, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For 2- to 5-year-olds. see Saturday
  Stephen K Amos, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 4 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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 Beach Clean, meet Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 10am. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. See website
Carnival Court Selection, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, from 2pm (doors open 1pm). Selection event for entrants wishing to form the Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival Court for 2024. facebook
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
 Events details More information
Monday 5 February
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. Currently meets alternate Mondays. see Monday
Coffee Concert: Of Messengers and Memories, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am (coffee and biscuits from 10.30am). Oliver Jones (tenor) and William Campbell (piano) perform works by Amy Beach, Gerald Finzi, Benjamin Britten, Herbert Howells, Frank Bridge and others. Free entry - with retiring collection in support of Demelza House and St Andrew's Church. See website

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

see Monday
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
New! KCHFT Choir Meeting, Deal Hospital Gym, London Road, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. A newly formed choir for all who work in the Kent Community Health NHS Foundation and East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trusts. Free to join and participate. Meets fortnightly. details/registration:
Deal Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Kingsdown Conservation Group Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7.30pm. All welcome. Entry: members free; others £3. Alison Sharvill
07814 734337
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 6 February
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
East Kent Climate Action Meeting, The History Hub, first floor Deal Station, off West Street, Deal, 7.15pm.  
Deal Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
Midlife Rovers Walking Football, The Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, 8pm-9pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 7 February
Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, from 9.30am. Parent and baby/toddler music and movement sessions. see Wednesday
Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Wednesday
Over 55s Quiz and Chips, The Stag, 7 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. Teams of four; individuals and smaller groups welcome. Fee: £4.50 (includes sausage, chips and coffee); booking required. details and booking:
facebook
Deal Station Garden Crew, Deal Train Station, 2pm. Voluntary group who tend planters and floral displays in and around the station. New helpers welcome. Meets first Wednesday each month. More details:
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
Deal and Dover Duplicate Bridge Club Meeting, Deal Sailing Club, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. see Wednesday
Tai Chi Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road Walmer CT14 7JH, 3.30pm-4.30pm. A free 8-week exercise class to help anyone, regardless of age, ability or disability, become stronger, fitter and more confident. details/booking:
See website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal Hop Farm 2024 Launch Meeting, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. An opportunity to learn about the 8th year of the local community hop growing project. facebook
Walmer Town Council Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
Mongeham Horticultural Society Meeting, Mongeham Parish Hall, Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Talk "Plants have Feeling" by Dr Clive Nuttman. All welcome. Joyce Blee
01304 372413
Live music: Open Mic' Night, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Free entry. See website
 
Thursday 8 February
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, 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
Film: Klimt and The Kiss, Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 6.30pm (doors open 6pm). Screening of director Ali Ray's film on Gustav Klimt and his famous painting The Kiss. Tickets £10 (includes complimentary wine). details/tickets:
See website
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: A board game evening. see Thursday
Crafty Crafters Club, Sholden Parish Hall, The Street, Sholden, 7pm. Social group catering for all crafts. New members welcome. Fee: £5 (includes refreshments and raffle). Meets fortnightly. facebook
Ripple Parish Council Meeting, Ripple Village Hall, corner of Sutton Lane/Pommeus Lane, Ripple, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. 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
St Martin's WI Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Pam Oiller
01304 373836
  Old Herbacious - One Man Play by Alfred Shaughnessy starring Giles Shenton, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Astor Theatre
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Deal Film Club: Rope, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (doors open 5pm). Screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic film starring James Stewart. Free entry (donations appreciated). See website
 
Friday 9 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Meditation Session, Walmer Beach, off Marine Road, Walmer (close to Cedars Surgery and paddling pool), 7.30am-8.15am. All are welcome. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. Free fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Friday
Line Dancing Lessons, The Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Week #2 of trial of line dancing lessons - with more to follow if popular. Fee: £2 per session. Pay bar and tea/coffee available. facebook
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.05am-10.45am. Football for 2 - 5 year olds. see Friday
Froglets Play Group, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. For 0- to 5-year-olds. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Deal Salvation Army Hall, 56 West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Tea, coffee and snacks - at reasonable prices. All welcome. facebook
Knit and Natter, Deal Angling Club 1919 HQ, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 6NF, 11am-1pm. Talk It Out Crafter's weekly knitting and crochet session for all ages and abilities. Tea and biscuits always available! facebook
Dance and Exercise to Music #3, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 11.15am-12.15pm. A free course of exercises for all ages and abilities to gain fitness and confidence. Booking required. See website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 5.45pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Curry Night, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 7pm. Social event with curry meal and free glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Tickets: £12 per person; please book. Plus cash prize Irish Bingo. Tickets: Sharon
07792 984739
facebook
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 10 February
Chinese New Year 2024   (It's the Year of the Dragon)

KCC School Holiday Break starts
Saturday 10 - Sunday 18 February 2024 inclusive

website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8.30am-3pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. 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
Deal Philatelic Society Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 4pm-6pm. Spring Auction. Visitors and new members always welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Gary King (Elvis tribute singer), The Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 8pm-10.30pm. Entry: £5 members, £7 non members. Details and tickets, see facebook ---> facebook
  Love Disco - Dance the night away, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 11 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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 Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Fee: £20 per session; booking required. facebook
  Mr Sleepy Bum, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, performances at 11am and 2pm. Astor Theatre
Youth Club, St Richard's Church Centre, Mill Hill, Deal, 3pm-5pm. Free club for 8-15-year-olds, with a free meal, free wi-fi and range of activities including games, quizzes, music and crafts. more details:
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
 Events details More information
Monday 12 February
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. see Monday
Rock 'n' Roll Bingo, The Sportsman, The Street, Sholden, 10.30am. Three games; coffee and croissant; entry £4. Held alternate Mondays. Book places:
07958 518424

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

see Monday
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 13 February
Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day
Community Roots Van Visit, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Granville Road, Walmer CT14 7LY, 9.30am-11.30am. Meet Dover District Council representatives at their "office on wheels" to get information or raise concerns. See website
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Tuesday
Children's Craft Session, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 11am-12.30pm. Free space-themed session suitable for children aged 4-11. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. See website
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Pancake Party, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 2pm-4pm. A half-term event for children and their families - with pancakes, games and craft activities. Free admission. facebook
Walmer Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
Midlife Rovers Walking Football, The Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, 8pm-9pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 14 February
St Valentine's Day
Ash Wednesday (first day of Lent)
Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, from 9.30am. Parent and baby/toddler music and movement sessions. see Wednesday
Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
Deal and Dover Duplicate Bridge Club Meeting, Deal Sailing Club, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. see Wednesday
Tai Chi Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road Walmer CT14 7JH, 3.30pm-4.30pm. A free 8-week exercise class to help anyone, regardless of age, ability or disability, become stronger, fitter and more confident. details/booking:
See website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 15 February
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, 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, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. Voluntary litter pick and tidy up in the Station area. New helpers welcome. Meets first and third Thursdays each month.
New! Midfulness Session, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4pm. A free 5-week series exploring Mindfulness and meditation techniques, proven to help alleviate stress and increase wellbeing. For details and to book a place, see website ---> See website
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Quiz Night with Barry. see Thursday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Tonight: The Allen Family. All are welcome. Meets first and third Thursdays. Admission: £8. Sue
01304 360877
See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
  Ceri Dupree - Back to the Rhinstone, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Astor Theatre
Live music: Robert Vincent Band Show, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £16. See website
 
Friday 16 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Meditation Session, Walmer Beach, off Marine Road, Walmer (close to Cedars Surgery and paddling pool), 7.30am-8.15am. All are welcome. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. Free fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Friday
Line Dancing Lessons, The Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Week #3 of trial of line dancing lessons - with more to follow if popular. Fee: £2 per session. Pay bar and tea/coffee available. facebook
Coffee and Chat, Deal Salvation Army Hall, 56 West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Friday
Knit and Natter, Deal Angling Club 1919 HQ, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 6NF, 11am-1pm. Knitting and crochet session for all ages and abilities. see Friday
Stay and Play, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 2pm-4pm. A half-term event for youngsters - with toys, games and craft activities. plus tea, coffee and biscuits. All ages welcome. Free admission. facebook
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.05am-10.45am. Football for 2 - 5 year olds. see Friday
Dance and Exercise to Music #4, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 11.15am-12.15pm. A free course of exercises for all ages and abilities to gain fitness and confidence. Booking required. See website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Talk: Here Be Dragons, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 2.30pm. A talk by historian Imogen Corrigan on monsters depicted in Medieval carvings and art. Followed by afternoon tea. Entry: £7 (pay on the door). facebook
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 5.45pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
  Flamenco Express, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 17 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 9am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 11am. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. see Saturday
Karate, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. For adults and juniors (11 years upwards). Fee: adults £8; juniors £6. John Farenden
01304 228250
Deal Community Fundraisers Quiz Night, The Royal British Legion Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. All welcome; bring own nibbles; pay bar available; raffle. Teams of six (please book); entry £4 per player. To book, call Pearl
07885 780842
Ghost Hunt, Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal CT14 7BA, 7.30pm-1.30am. Tickets: £49; see facebook for details and booking. facebook
 
Sunday 18 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. 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
Deal Half Marathon, Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 10.30am. Just over 13miles on rural roads through the villages of Betteshanger, Northbourne, Sutton, Ripple, East Langdon and Martin Mill. Entry: £20/£22/£25. Plus: Junior 1500m race on the cycle path, starting at 10.45am; £4 entry. details and entry
See website
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook

KCC School Holiday Break ends.
website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term_dates.aspx

 Events details More information
Monday 19 February
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. Currently meets alternate Mondays. see Monday

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

see Monday
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
KCHFT Choir Meeting, Deal Hospital (Gymnasium), London Road, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Meets fortnightly. see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HE, 7pm. See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 20 February
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Tuesday
New! Lenten Lunch, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 12noon-2pm. An invitation to enjoy home-made soup, bread and cheese - every Tuesday until 26 March. Donations in support of local charities welcome. facebook
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Youth Band, 5pm-6pm. Community Band, 6.30pm-8pm. New members welcome. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
Midlife Rovers Walking Football, The Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, 8pm-9pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 21 February
Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, from 9.30am. Parent and baby/toddler music and movement sessions. see Wednesday
Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. see Wednesday
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
Deal and Dover Duplicate Bridge Club Meeting, Deal Sailing Club, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. see Wednesday
Mongeham-Ripple WI Meeting, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 2.30pm. P. Scott-Bradford
07563 525159
Tai Chi Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road Walmer CT14 7JH, 3.30pm-4.30pm. A free 8-week exercise class to help anyone, regardless of age, ability or disability, become stronger, fitter and more confident. details/booking:
See website
Deal and Walmer Chamber of Trade Business Networking Event, Dunkerley's Restaurant, 19 Beach Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Please book places; see facebook -->. facebook
Poetry Open Mic', The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-10pm. Free entry. Read and hear a wide range of original and favourite poetry. All welcome. See website
facebook
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 22 February
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, 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
Midfulness Session, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4pm. Week #2 of a free 5-week series exploring Mindfulness and meditation techniques. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Talk by Graham Perrin on SERV Kent, the emergency courier service for blood products. see Thursday
Crafty Crafters Club, Sholden Parish Hall, The Street, Sholden, 7pm. Social group catering for all crafts. New members welcome. Fee: £5 (includes refreshments and raffle). Meets fortnightly. facebook
  NTlive: Vanya, starring Andrew Scott, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7pm. 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
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Quiz Night, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (pub opens 5pm). Entry: £2 per player. See website
Comedy Night: AMJ and Dickie Richards, CinCin Bar, 15a South Court, Deal, 8pm. The two comedians preview their material for this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows. Tickets: £7.50. facebook
 
Friday 23 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Meditation Session, Walmer Beach, off Marine Road, Walmer (close to Cedars Surgery and paddling pool), 7.30am-8.15am. All are welcome. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. Free fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Friday
Line Dancing Lessons, The Royal British Legion Downs Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Final week of trial of line dancing lessons - with more to follow if popular. Fee: £2 per session. Pay bar and tea/coffee available. facebook
Community Roots Van Visit, RNLI Walmer Lifeboat Station, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Meet Dover District Council representatives at their "office on wheels" to get information or raise concerns. See website
Froglets Play Group, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. For 0 to 5 year-olds. see Friday
Deal Hop Farm Stall, The Captain's Garden, Victoria Road, Deall (opposite Deal Castle entrance), 10am-12noon. Details of the local hop growing project, supplies of hop root rhizomes and membership renewal. facebook
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.05am-10.45am. Football for 2 - 5 year olds. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Deal Salvation Army Hall, 56 West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Friday
Knit and Natter, Deal Angling Club 1919 HQ, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 6NF, 11am-1pm. Knitting and crochet session for all ages and abilities. see Friday
Dance and Exercise to Music #5, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 11.15am-12.15pm. A free course of exercises for all ages and abilities to gain fitness and confidence. Booking required. See website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 5.45pm-7.30pm. see Friday
  Funny Club, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Astor Theatre
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
Quiz Night, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, Canada Road, Walmer, 8pm. Open to members and non-members. Teams of up to 8. Bar open 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Adults £5, under 18s £2.50. facebook
 
Saturday 24 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 9am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Welcome Cafe, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. Social with refreshments. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Tots Football Fun, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For 2- to 5-year-olds. see Saturday
Karate, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. For adults and juniors (11-16 years). Fee: adults £8; juniors £6. John Farenden
01304 228250
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 2pm. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. see Saturday
Traditional Games Afternoon, MK Café, Caesar Court, Great Mongeham CT14 8JW, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Enjoy bingo, chess, cards, dominoes and a beetle drive - plus hot drinks and cake. Tickets: £5. Organised by the Rotary Club of Dover, with profits benefitting the Nepalese Project. facebook
War Child Concert, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). A programme of music hall and cabaret songs and poems in aid of the War Child UK charity. Hosted by Gavin Esler. Tickets: £16.60 (available online and on the door). Book tickets:
See website
  The Ultimate Commitments and Blues Brothers Experience, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 25 February
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. 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
Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Fee: £20 per session; booking required. facebook
Winter Wedding Fair, Solton Manor, Solton Lane, East Langdon CT15 5JB, 10am-3pm. Free entry. 01304 448844
Trainmaster Sessions, Mongeham Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10.10am-11.10am and 11.20am-12.35pm. Children's interactive train-themed play sessions. Details/booking:
See website
Easy Trivia Quiz, Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 2pm for 2.30pm start. All welcome; teams of up to six; £3 per person to play. 01304 380405
Youth Club, St Richard's Church Centre, Mill Hill, Deal, 3pm-5pm. Free club for 8- to 15-year-olds, with a free meal, free wi-fi and range of activities including games, quizzes, music and crafts. more details:
Band Concert: Invicta Concert Band, Kent Mining Museum, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 4.45pm-7pm. Tickets: £10 (booking advised). Booking:
See website
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
 Events details More information
Monday 26 February
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. see Monday
Rock 'n' Roll Bingo, The Sportsman, The Street, Sholden, 10.30am. Three games; coffee and croissant; entry £4. Held alternate Mondays. Book places:
07958 518424

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

see Monday
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
Kingsdown Garden Society Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7.30pm for 7.45pm. Tonight: Wildlife in the Garden. New and prospective members welcome. Jane Jobey
Secretary
01304 381702
 
Tuesday 27 February
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun session for parents and pre-school children. see Tuesday
Lenten Lunch, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 12noon-2pm. Enjoy home-made soup, bread and cheese. All welcome facebook
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Youth Band, 5pm-6pm. Community Band, 6.30pm-8pm. New members welcome. see Tuesday
Deal Film Club: The Artist, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). Screening of the 2011 Oscar winning tribute to the silent cinema. details and tickets:
See website
Deal Town Council Meeting, Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
Midlife Rovers Walking Football, The Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, 8pm-9pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 28 February
New! Community Café, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 9am-10am. A fortnightly social event with a hot drink, biscuits and conversation - plus board games and creative activities. Suggested donation: £3. See website
Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, from 9.30am. Parent and baby/toddler music and movement sessions. see Wednesday
Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Wednesday
Deal and Dover Duplicate Bridge Club Meeting, Deal Sailing Club, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. see Wednesday
New! Book Club, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 3pm-4pm. Focusing on poems and short stories, discuss the ideas, themes and content of the texts. Open to all. Meets fortnightly. Suggested donation: £3. See website
Book Club, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 6pm-8pm. Free entry. Existing and new members welcome. See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 29 February
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, 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
  The Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 2pm (doors open 1pm). Tickets: £11.50. Astor Theatre
Midfulness Session, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4pm. Week #3 of a free 5-week series exploring Mindfulness and meditation techniques. see Thursday
New! Craft Club, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 3pm-4pm. All crafts welcome! Bring your current project, your work in progress, and your materials to meet and chat with other crafters over a cup of tea and biscuits. Meets fortnightly. Suggested donation: £3. See website
Neighbourhood Development Plan Meeting, St Nicholas Church, Ringwould, 7pm. A meeting for residents of Ringwould and Kingsdown Parish to progress the creation of a local Neighbourhood Development Plan. All welcome. See website
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Music Memories - request night for musical favourites. see Thursday
Save the Children Quiz, Deal Victoria Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams welcome; £2 per person; no booking required. All proceeds benefit the Save the Children Fund. See website
Wine Tasting Evening by Wine Rocks, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets: £36 per person; booking required. See website
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. see Thursday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday

NB: Dates in March 2024:

  •  St David's Day is on Friday 1 March.
  •  Mother's Day is on Sunday 10 March.
  •  St Patrick's Day is on Sunday 17 March.
  •  Good Friday is on Friday 29 March.
  •  Start of British Summer Time on Sunday 31 March (at 1am).
 
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am; 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
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, currently meet alternate Mondays at Deal Pier entrance, 10am for 10.15am start. Social group for over 55's. Stroll along the seafront and enjoy a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. Fee: £3.50 includes coffee and scone. Booking required. An AgeUK South Kent Coast event. Book places:
0795 8518424

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

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

See website
KCHFT Choir Meeting, Deal Hospital Gym, London Road, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. A newly formed choir for all who work in the Kent Community Health NHS Foundation and East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trusts. Free to join and participate. Meets fortnightly. details/registration:

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Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. Carol

07948 010896
See website
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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Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays during term-time. facebook
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. A free, fun and noisy way for pre-school children to develop a love of language and a foundation for learning with nursery rhymes and action songs. Also on Fridays, 9.45am-10.15am. 03000 413131
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
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group; meets weekly; new members welcome. Masheeda Downing
07542 554297
Knitting for the Needy weekly 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 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
Midlife Rovers Walking Football, The Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, 8pm-9pm. A walking football club for recreational and league games. Open to over 40’s; over 50’s for league matches. Weekly fee: £3.50. 07751 767508
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Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon Read
01304 366605
Every Wednesday
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Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR. Parent and baby/toddler music session. Fun singing, moving and playing instruments. Sessions: Mini Moo (for those walking to 5 yrs or siblings), 9.30am; Mixed Moo (ideal for those with more than one child of different ages), 10.30am; and Baby Moo (for newborn - just walking), 11.30am. 07398 147736
See website
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Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Contact the Library for more details. 03000 413131
Deal and Dover Duplicate Bridge Club Meeting, Deal Sailing Club HQ, Walmer seafront, off The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5pm. Mark Symons
01304 375675
See website
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
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Adult Tap Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Weekly class. Learn tap moves, rhythms and exercises that progress to fun routines in a relaxed, friendly class. Perfect for newcomers or those wishing to improve. Fee: £8 per session. See website
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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
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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
New! Midfulness Sessions, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 2.30pm-4pm. A free-of-charge 5-week series exploring Mindfulness and meditation techniques proven to help alleviate stress and increase wellbeing. For details and to book a place, see website ---> See website
01303 250090
Melody Makers Collective Singing Group, St George's Church Hall, High Street, Deal CT14 6HP, 3.30pm-5pm. Daytime singing group for anyone who wants to sing. Variety of styles, old and new. Fee: £5 per week (includes tea and biscuits). Alex McNeice
07810 323256
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 6.30pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. 01304 239199
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Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Meets first and third Thursdays with alternating Singers Nights and Guest Performers Nights. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. Traditional and contemporary folk songs predominate – anything from a capella harmony singing and sea songs to songwriters singing their own compositions. But all styles and instruments are welcome. Admission on Singers Nights is £3 and Guest Nights are usually £8.

Sue Watson
01304 360877
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Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. Meet every Thursday. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
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Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm. Weekly classes; all levels welcome. Jan Clark (Jan's Dance and Fitness) says: "All of my classes are fun, friendly and non-judgmental." Jan Clark
07979 952277
See website
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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Friday
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Beach Meditation Session, Walmer Beach, off Marine Road, Walmer (close to Cedars Surgery and paddling pool), 7.30am-8.15am. A free session, held every Friday. No experience necessary; all are welcome. See website
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. A free, fun and noisy way for pre-school children to develop a love of language and a foundation for learning with nursery rhymes and action songs. Also on Tuesdays, 10am-10.30am. 03000 413131
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.05am-10.45am. Weekly football-themed classes for 2- to 5-year-olds. Monthly subscription fee. Booking required. See website
Froglets Play Group, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon (term time). A play group for 0 to 5-year-olds and their parents/carers. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits provided. Fee: £1 per family. facebook
Coffee and Chat, Deal Salvation Army Hall, 56 West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Tea, coffee and snacks - at reasonable prices. All welcome. facebook
Knit and Natter, Deal Angling Club 1919 HQ, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 6NF, 11am-1pm. Talk It Out Crafter's weekly knitting and crochet session for all ages and abilities. Tea and biscuits always available! facebook
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-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
Friday Night Dad's Football, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 6pm-7pm. A friendly football session for all types of father - including step dads, granddads, foster dads and uncles. Followed by social drinks in the clubhouse. Luke Shaw
07511 486972
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 5.45pm-7.30pm. Maddie Cordes
07714 433649
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon Read
01304 366605
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). Market Officer
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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Welcome Cafe, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. Social with refreshments. All welcome. facebook
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. A free weekly opportunity to learn and play tennis. Suitable all abilities; all necessary equipment provided. For full details and to book places see website. See website
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. 01304 268847
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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
Tots Football Fun, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, sessions at 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. Weekly term-time sessions for 2- to 5-year-old boys and girls. Fee: £30 per month (booking required). See website
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 11am or 2pm (times may vary; please see listing for the day you are visiting). Discover the Castle's history and secrets. Entry: adult £9, child (5-17years) £5.40, concessions £8.10; family tickets available; English Heritage members, free. 01304 372762
 
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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

This page was updated on February 27, 2024