July 2024
Quick links to events in July
Monday 1 -
Sunday 7
Monday 8 -
Sunday 14
Monday 15 -
Sunday 21
Monday 22 -
Sunday 28
Monday 29 -
Wednesday 31
   
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal. Open to the public every day, 10am-6pm. 0370 333 1181
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ. Open to the public every day, 10am-6pm. 03703 331181
see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Summer season (1 June-29 September): open Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive 11.30am-4.30pm (closed Mondays and Tuesdays).

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

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal. Open all year: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11am-5pm. 01304 239515

see website
Deal History Hub, Deal Rail Station (first floor), off Queen Street, Deal CT14 6HD. Open: Mondays-Saturdays, 9am-4pm. 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
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in July
Monday 1 -
Sunday 7
Monday 8 -
Sunday 14
Monday 15 -
Sunday 21
Monday 22 -
Sunday 28
Monday 29 -
Wednesday 31
   
Events details More information
July - special events and services
Deal Carnival Week 2024. Saturday 20 - Saturday 27 July. For full details, see the Carnival Programme, available from a number of local shops, price £2. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival 2024. Friday 5 July - Sunday 14 July. to be confirmed See website
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
facebook
 
Events details More information
Monday 1 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 2 July
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Plus Sale of Knitted Goods for Charity; in aid of Friends of Deal Hospital. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for wide range of musical interests and abilities. For times, click the link. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 3 July
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 55's Social Cycle, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.30am. A one-hour cycle ride, followed by free coffee and chat at Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal. Organised by AgeUK South Kent Coast. Karen Pattison
07958 518424
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler activities session. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
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
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 4 July
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"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. Social and support group for pregnant and new parents. Free entry - with tea, coffee and cake provided. facebook
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 Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Singers night; all are welcome, audience and performers alike. Admission £3. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome. 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. see Thursday
 
Friday 5 July
Deal Music and Arts Festival 2024 opens today.
Friday 5 July - Sunday 14 July. Subject to confirmation.
See website
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
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), 129 High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm.

see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 6 July
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
Deal and Walmer Classic Car Show, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-4.30pm. Free public display of up to 300 classic vehicles. (Participating cars: booking arrangements and times on website.) Raising funds for charity. See website
 
Sunday 7 July
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
Events details More information
Monday 8 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday
Coffee Concert: Troise Dames Tres Speciales, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am (coffee and biscuits from 10.30am). Bridget Tizzard (soprano), Floriane Peycelon (violin), Keren Starer-Shaw (cello) and John Harper (piano) perform music written by three top female composers – Louise Farrenc, Amy Beach and Cécile Chaminade. Free entry - with retiring collection. See website

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

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 9 July
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Memory Café, St Richard's Hall, Milll Hill, Deal CT14 9JU, 4pm-6pm. A twice-monthly social support group for people experiencing dementia and carers. Tea, coffee and good conversation. Sally Barclay
01304 614237
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for wide range of musical interests and abilities. For times, click the link. see Tuesday
Deal Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. New members welcome. See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 10 July
Deal Festival Community Clean, location to be advised, 10am. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. See website
Over 55's Social Cycle, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.30am. A one-hour cycle ride, followed by free coffee and chat at Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal. Organised by AgeUK South Kent Coast. Karen Pattison
07958 518424
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler activities session. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 11 July
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"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
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome. 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. see Thursday
 
Friday 12 July
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
55+ Introduction to Bowls, Victoria Park Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Friday
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
The Rosamond Club Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Ladies social activity group. New members welcome. 07563 525159

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm.

see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 13 July
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
Deal Pride 2024. Details to be announced. facebook
See website
Deal Repair Cafe, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. 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
 
Sunday 14 July
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: at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Events details More information
Monday 15 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 16 July
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for wide range of musical interests and abilities. For times, click the link. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 17 July
Over 55's Social Cycle, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.30am. A one-hour cycle ride, followed by free coffee and chat at Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal. Organised by AgeUK South Kent Coast. Karen Pattison
07958 518424
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler activities session. (Operates school term time only.) see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. 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
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 18 July
"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.
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. see Thursday
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. A small friendly club that meets on the third Thursday of each month - except August and December - for flower arranging demonstrations, practicals and talks. New members and visitors welcome. Angela Sheehan
Secretary
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome. 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. see Thursday
 
Friday 19 July
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
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), 129 High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm.

see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 20 July
Saturday 20 July - Saturday 27 July 2024:
Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival and Regatta Week.
For full details, see the Carnival Programme, available from a number of local shops, price £2.
Chairman
John Trickey
01304 381990
See website
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
Betteshanger Rocks, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 11am-12midnight. Live music, disc jockeys, food village, children's entertainment, refreshments and drinks. Details and tickets, see website ---> See website
 
Sunday 21 July
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
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
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
Community Beach Clean, meet Deal Castle carpark, Marine Road, Deal, 4pm. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. See website
Events details More information
Monday 22 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 23 July
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 24 July
Kent Local Schools' Holiday Break: Wednesday 24 July to Sunday 1 September 2024 inclusive. New term commences on Monday 2 September. See KCC website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 25 July
"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
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome. 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. see Thursday
 
Friday 26 July
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), 129 High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm.

see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 27 July
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. Please check. 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 28 July
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
Events details More information
Monday 29 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover 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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 30 July
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy meeting, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 31 July
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
 
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

facebook

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:

facebook
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
Events details More information
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
facebook
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
facebook
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
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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
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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

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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

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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
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
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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
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Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. Meet every first and third Thursday of the month. All enthusiasts welcome.
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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
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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, 6pm-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). 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
 
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
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 February 28, 2024