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:
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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
Age UK Deal Centre: activities this month. Age UK Deal 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. See website
White Cliffs Ramblers Walking Week, Monday 15 - Sunday 21 July 2024. Open to members and non-members of Ramblers, a programme of daily walks showcasing the scenic coastline and beautiful countryside of Kent. See website
Talk It Out Wellbeing Support, Deal Angling Club 1919, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 7NF. Provides a range of meetings, social and craft activities. Also campaigns for better Mental Health Services. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
See website
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
Rock 'n' Roll Bingo, The Sportsman, The Street, Sholden, 10.30am. Three games; coffee and croissant; entry £4. Booking required. 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, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
NHS Deal Staff Choir Meeting, Deal Victoria Hospital (gymnasium), London Road, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. A free choir for NHS staff and volunteers; meets twice a month. New members welcome. facebook
Deal Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. Beginners (Grade 3), 6.30pm-7.15pm. Grade 4 - Up, 7.30pm-9pm. 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
Coffee Morning, St Leonard's Social Centre, Rectory Road, Upper Deal CT14 9LU, 9.30am-11.30am. Stalls with books, arts and crafts, knitwear and toys, cakes, jams and preserves and cards. Refreshments and raffle. In support of Kent/Surrey/Sussex Air Ambulance.  
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knit 1 - Chat Too! Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon 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 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
Over 55's Quiz and Chips, The Stag, 7 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. A monthly fun quiz with sausage and chips and coffee. Fee: £4.50. Booking required. Book places: Karen
0795 8518424
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
Book Club, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 6pm-8pm. For people who enjoy reading and sharing views on books. Free admission. See website
Walmer Town Council Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
 
Thursday 4 July
General Election Polling Day - more details to be provided when known.  
Deal Music and Arts Festival 2024 opens today.
Thursday 4 July - Sunday 14 July.
See website
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 Music and Arts Festival Launch 2024, The Linden Hall Gallery, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 6pm. Tickets £7; under 25s £3.50. details/tickets
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. NB: Meeting will be held and is not affected by polling station at the Centre. 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. Admission £3. see Thursday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: White Cliffs Symphonic Winds, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets £16; under 25s £8. details/tickets
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
  Country Superstars, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Featuring 11 award winning impersonations of top country stars with Sarah Jayne as Dolly Parton. Tickets: £26.50. Astor Theatre
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Live music: Altered State Jazz presents Qow Trio, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £16. See website
 
Friday 5 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Introduction to Bowls, Deal Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal CT14 9AB, 10am-12noon. An opportunity for over-55s to have a go at lawn bowls. Further sessions on all Fridays in July. Fee: £3 per session (includes refreshments). Book places:
Karen Pattison
07958 518424
facebook
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Town Takeover, Deal Town Centre, 10.30am-2pm. Pop-up music in the High Street and other locations in the town. Including the Landmark Show Choir at Deal Town Hall undercroft, 10.30am; outside The Goodwin pub, 12noon; outside The Pop Up cafe, 12.45pm. 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 Music and Arts Festival: Gabriele Sutkute (piano), The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 1pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. see Friday
Enjoy Better Sleep, The Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal CT14 6AG, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Join Sleep Coach Sue Gray to learn techniques to help relax and improve sleep. Free entry; booking required. details/booking:
Karen Pattison
07958 518424
facebook
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Dracula Bite-Size, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 5pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Summer Fair, 5th Deal (Sholden) Scout Group Headquarters, 13 The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. Barbecue, prize draw, tombola and facebook
Quiz Night, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 7pm. Entry: £3 per person. All welcome. facebook

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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Baque Luar and Gamelan Lila Cita, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 8pm. Tickets: £18; under 25s half price. See website
Clubbers Reunion, Bettes Bar, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, 8pm-1.30am. Remembering Deal's club and music scene in the 90's and 00's. Tickets £7 - £10; booking required. details/booking:
See website
 
Saturday 6 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: The Koala Who Could, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 10am-10.45am and 11.15am-12noon. Tickets: £6; child £3. See website
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
South East Artists Open Studios Weekend. An opportunity to meet and see the work of artists from Deal, Walmer, Great Mongeham and the surrounding area. Details of participating artists, their studios and opening times are available online. Entry to the venues is free. Continues on Sunday 7 July. See website
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For youngsters, ages 2-5. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Town Takeover, Deal Town Centre, 10.30am-2pm. Pop-up music in the High Street, Market Car Park and other spots in the town. Including the Landmark Show Choir at Deal Market, 10.30am; Deal Town Hall Undercroft, 11.15am; outside St George's Church, 12.45pm. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Poetry Readings, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), High Street, Deal, 11am. Tickets: £8; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Richard Mackenzie (lute and guitar), The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), High Street, Deal, 1pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival Poetry and Music, The Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 3pm. Tickets £8; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival Poetry and Music, The Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 5pm. Tickets £8; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Open Mic' Poetry Night, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), High Street, Deal, 7pm-8.15pm. A free event. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: National Youth Jazz Orchestra Latin Collective, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 8pm. Tickets: £25; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Drinkpen: Everywhen and Phil Self’s Dau, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8.30pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
 
Sunday 7 July
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
South East Artists Open Studios Weekend. An opportunity to meet and see the work of artists from Deal, Walmer, Great Mongeham and the surrounding area. Details of participating artists, their studios and opening times are available online. Entry to the venues is free. Final day. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Circo Rum Ba Ba’s The Whale, near The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, half hourly sessions from 11am. Tickets: adult £6; child £3. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Tom Service - Listening in Paris, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 12noon. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Free Band Concert: Simon Langton Brass, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Chaps Choir, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 2.30pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Jane Glover – Mozart in Italy, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4.30pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £20; under 25s free. See website
Events details More information
Monday 8 July
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Coffee Concert: Troise Dames Tres Speciales, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 11am (coffee and biscuits from 10.30am). Greg Tassell (tenor), 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. There will be a tribute to Bridget Tizzard (soprano) who was due to sing at this event but, sadly, passed away in June. Free entry - with retiring collection. facebook

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

see Monday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Toward the Sea, The Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 1pm. Lizzie Knatt (recorders) and Declan Hickey (guitar). Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website

Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm.

see Monday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Jonathan Coe -The Political meets the Personal, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4.30pm-6pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. Beginners (Grade 3), 6.30pm-7.15pm. Grade 4 - Up, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: The Fidelio Trio, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £24; under 25s free. See website
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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Deal's Historic Walking Tour, meet at Deal Pier entrance, 10.30am. A guided walk with local history expert George Chittenden. Tickets: £7.50; under 25s half price. See website
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knit 1 - Chat Too! Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon 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 Festival: Lomea, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 3pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s free. See website
Memory Café, St Richard's Hall, Milll Hill, Deal CT14 9JU, 4pm-6pm. A twice-monthly social support group for people experiencing dementia and their carers. Tea, coffee and good conversation. Sally Barclay
01304 614237
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Lord Gawain Douglas - The Quest for Arthur, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 5pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Afterwork Tunes, The Walmer Castle public house, South Street, Deal, from 6pm. Enjoy music from local musicians with an early evening drink. Free event; no ticket needed. See website
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 Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Deal Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. New members welcome. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Changeling Theatre's production of Henry V, Walmer Castle Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Tickets £28; under 25s half price. NB: Change of venue due to poor weather. Performance now at St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). See website
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 10 July
Moo Music Summer Celebration Event, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, 10am. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Plastic, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10am (ends approx 1pm). Exploring the links between music-making, community action and the environment - with a beach clean, followed by a workshop on beach debris and links with music making at the Astor Theatre. Tickets: £10; under 25s half price. 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
Youth and Careers Jobs Fair, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 11.30am-3pm. Discover the wide variety of recruitment opportunities and courses available from various employers and education provides. Free entry; no booking required. Full details:
See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Salomé Quartet, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 1.45pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s free. See website
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
Drop-in Hub, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and advice service for anyone living with dementia or caring for someone who does. Just call in; no appointment necessary. Available 2nd Wednesday each month. Age Concern Sandwich
01304 614237
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Alison Weir - Mary Tudor, Queen of Sorrows, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival Film screening: Jules et Jim, The Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 5.30pm. Tickets £12; under 25s half price. See website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Afterwork Tunes, The Walmer Castle public house, South Street, Deal, from 6pm. Enjoy music from local musicians with an early evening drink. Free event; no ticket needed. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Lucy Crowe (soprano) and Anna Tilbrook (piano), The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £25; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: French Connections 1 – Storytellers, The Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30pm. Clotilde Lacroix (cello), Michael Smallwood (tenor) and Damien Pass (bass-baritone). Tickets: £10; under 25s free. See website
 
Thursday 11 July
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Moo Music for Early Years, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), High Street, Deal, 9.30am-10.30am and 11am-12noon. Tickets: adult £4; child £4. See website
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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: French Connections 2 - Sacred Grief, St John the Evangelist Church, St Richard’s Road, Deal, CT14 9LD, 11am. Tickets: £10; under 25s free. See website
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Jack Hancher (classical guitar), The Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 1pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: French Connections 3 - Love Cabaret, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 2.30pm. Tickets: £10; under 25s free. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Deborah Moggach - Telling Tales , The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4.30pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s free. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival Film screening: Le Mépris (Contempt), The Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 5.45pm. Tickets £12; under 25s half price. See website
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: John Buckingham on Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Mozart’s The Magic Flute, St Mary’s Arts Centre, Sandwich, 7.30pm. Tickets £40; under 25s half price. See website
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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Sultan Stevenson Trio, The Lighthouse Pub, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Tickets £20; under 25s half price. See website
Quiz and Chips, The Freed Man micro pub, 329 Dover Road, Upper Walmer, starts 8pm. facebook
 
Friday 12 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Introduction to Bowls, Deal Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal CT14 9AB, 10am-12noon. An opportunity for over-55s to have a go at lawn bowls. Further sessions on all Fridays in July. Fee: £3 per session (includes refreshments). Book places:
Karen Pattison
07958 518424
facebook
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Deal's Historic Walking Tour, meet at Deal Pier entrance, 10.30am. A guided walk with local history expert George Chittenden. Tickets: £7.50; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: French Connections 4 - Elégie, The Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 10.30am. Clotilde Lacroix (cello), Alphonse Cemin (piano), Michael Smallwood (tenor) and Damien Pass (bass-baritone). Tickets: £10; under 25s free. 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
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For youngsters, ages 2-5. See website
55+ Introduction to Bowls, Victoria Park Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. see Friday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Junyan Chen (piano), The Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 1pm. Tickets: £15; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. 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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Irene Taylor Trust and DMA Community Band, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 2.30pm. Tickets: £10; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Gavin Esler - Britain is Better than This, St Andrew's Church, West Street, Deal, 4.30pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival Film screening: Franz, The Linden Hall Studio, 32 St George's Road, Deal, 5.45pm. Tickets £12; under 25s half price. See website

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
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Barbara – La Solitude, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Tickets: £20; under 25s half price. See website
 
Saturday 13 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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 Music and Arts Festival: A Walk in the Woods, St George's Church Hall, off High Street, Deal, 10.30am. An informal interactive concert, for young people and their families. Tickets: adult £6; child £3. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Times and Seasons - Bach and the Organ, St Clement's Church, Church Street, Sandwich, 11am. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Pride 2024. Events include:
Pride March, starts Alfred Square, Deal, 11am.
Pride Party, Walmer Green, 12noon-5pm.
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
Summer Fair, The Downs CofE Primary School, Owen Square, Walmer CT14 7TL, 11am-2.30pm. Attractions include: barbecue, welly wanging, hook a duck, bouncy castle, coconut shy and pocket money stall.  
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Brandenburg Concertos 1, 2, and 3, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 1pm. Tickets: £30; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Pride: After Party, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7pm-12midnight. Tickets: £10; booking advised. See website
Deal Community Fundraisers Quiz Night, The Royal British Legion (Downs) Club, Market Street, Deal CT14 6HS, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams of six; £4 per person; all welcome; bring own nibbles; pay bar. In support of Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival Association funds. booking: Pearl
07885 780842
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Brandenburg Concertos 4, 5 and 6, St George's Church, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £30; under 25s half price. See website
Pride Celebration: DJ Grant Burnside, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8.30pm (pub open 12noon). Free entry. See website
 
Sunday 14 July
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
Deal's Secret Garden Open Day, The Captain's Garden, Victoria Road, Deal (opposite Deal Castle), 10am-1pm. An opportunity to see current restoration of this historic garden. Free admission. facebook
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Young Musicians’ Showcase Concert, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 12noon. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band & The Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, 2pm. A free event. See website
Free Band Concert: Sid Bolan Big Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Kuljit Bhamra and Kadialy Kouyate Workshop, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4pm. Tickets: £12; under 25s half price. See website
Deal Music and Arts Festival: Kuljit Bhamra and Kadialy Kouyate, The Astor Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £18; under 25s free. See website
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 Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. Beginners (Grade 3), 6.30pm-7.15pm. Grade 4 - Up, 7.30pm-9pm. 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
Walking Week event: Meet at Borrow Pitt car park,
Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am for an 8-mile walk. Circular route includes seafront, former Royal Marine barracks, Coldblow, Freedown and Kingsdown.
details/contacts:
See programme
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Knit 1 - Chat Too! Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon 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
Stranger in the Window Competition 2024 starts today. Deal and Walmer Chamber of Trade's annual competition inviting the public to win cash prizes for spotting "odd" items in local shop windows. Entry forms are £1. Runs until Saturday 10 August. facebook
Moo Music We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, 10am. 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. (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
New! Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 5pm-9pm. Free entry. 01322 284400
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal Film Club: Screening of Mash (PG, 1970), The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 7.30pm (pub open 5pm). Free entry for Film Club members; £10 annual membership available on the door. See website
 
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.
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 5pm-9pm. Free entry. 01322 284400
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Guest night featuring Mike Silver. All are welcome. Admission £10. Tea/coffee £1 per cup or bring your own drink. see Thursday
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Hall), 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. Tonight: Floral demonstration ‘Serendipity’ by Patricia Ellis. New members and visitors welcome. Admission £6 (club members: free). 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
  The Essence of Audrey, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. A one woman play by Helen Anker. Tickets: £16.50. Astor Theatre
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Quiz Night, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (pub open 5pm). Fee: £2 per player. Book team tables via: email. See website
 
Friday 19 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Introduction to Bowls, Deal Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal CT14 9AB, 10am-12noon. An opportunity for over-55s to have a go at lawn bowls. Fee: £3 per session (includes refreshments). Book places:
Karen Pattison
07958 518424
facebook
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, 1pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 5pm-9pm. Free entry. 01322 284400

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

see Friday
  Madalena Alberto and Will Barratt, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. An evening of songs from the stage and beyond. Tickets: £22.50. Astor Theatre
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
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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
Carnival event: Deal Community Group's Table Top Sale, Walmer Green (next to Sea Cafe), The Strand, Walmer, from 10am. facebook
Deal's Secret Garden Mini Open Day, The Captain's Garden, Victoria Road, Deal (opposite Deal Castle), 10am-1pm. An opportunity to see current restoration of this historic garden. Free admission. facebook
New! Summer Explorer Quest, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ, 10am-5pm. A fun quest for families with challenges through the Castle gardens. Included in the normal admission charge. Continues daily until Sunday 1 September. See website
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For youngsters, ages 2-5. See website
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
Garden Safari Sale, multiple roads in the central Deal area, 11am-5pm. A front gardens sale of residents surplus items. Roads include: Mill Road, Mill Hill, Hamilton Road, Telegraph Road, St Richard's road, Trinity Place and Cowdray Square. facebook
Real Deal Skate Jam 4, Deal Skatepark, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 7EX, 12noon-4pm. Free event for skateboard enthusiasts and novices. Fun challenges and competitions with prizes; music and tuition. See website
Book Launch: History of Medical Care in Deal and Walmer, Deal Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-4pm. Drop in and meet the authors of this new local history book, Colin Varrall and Pat Smith. Admission free. facebook
Carnival event: Teddy Bears' Picnic, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2pm-5.30pm. Sponsored by Walmer Town Council.  
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm-9pm. Free entry. NB: The funfair is closed Sunday 21-Tuesday 23 July. 01322 284400
Carnival event: Old Skool Party, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-10pm. With Fireworks Display at 9.30pm. facebook
  Purple Zeppelin - When Giants Finally Come Together, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tribute to Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. Tickets: £25. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 21 July
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
The Dinosaur 10K Run, Walmer Promenade (by 2nd Deal Sea Scout HQ), off Marine Road, Walmer. Junior 1500m run, 9.30am start; main 10K race, 10am start. Organised by Deal Triathlon Club. See website
Carnival event: Vancouver Cup Sailing Event, Deal Seafront, 10.15am. Organised by Downs Sailing Club. See website
Carnival event: 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
Carnival events: All on the Seafront and Beach Street, Deal. (NB: subject to confirmation.)
Hopscotch Championship, 1pm;
Sea Swim
, 1.30pm;
Raft Race, 2.15pm; and
Lorry Pull, 3.30pm.
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
A Night At The Museum, Deal Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal, 5pm-8pm. Social event with poetry and song... and a bar. Tickets: £10. details/tickets:
facebook
Walking Week event: Meet at Dover Patrol Memorial, St Margaret's, at 6pm for a 4-mile clifftop walk to Kingsdown and back. details/contacts:
See programme
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 Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. Beginners (Grade 3), 6.30pm-7.15pm. Grade 4 - Up, 7.30pm-9pm. 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
Knit 1 - Chat Too! Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Carnival event: Deal Regatta Beauchamp Vase, Deal seafront, 7.30pm. Downs Sailing Club events. See website
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
Moo Music "The Wonky Donkey", Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR, 10am. See website
New! Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in the normal admission charge (a donation of £2 welcomed). Continues every Wednesday until 28 August.

See website

Carnival event: Baby Show, 2pm. (See Carnival Programme for details.)  
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm-9pm. Free entry. 01322 284400
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Carnival event: Party on the Prom, near the Pier, Beach Street, Deal, 7pm-10.30pm. Fireworks at 10pm. facebook
Carnival event: Deal Regatta Bank Buoy Scramble, Deal seafront, 7.15pm. See website
 
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
Live music: Astor Palm Court Orchestra, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 2pm. Tickets: £10, available on the door or in advance by text and email. 07772 964069

facebook
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm-10.30pm. Free entry. 01322 284400
Carnival event: Deal, Walmer and Kingsdown Carnival Procession, The Strand, Walmer and Deal Seafront, starts 7pm. Route: The Strand, Deal Castle Road, the seafront and promenade to Godwyn Road. (NB: The Strand and other sections of the route will be closed to through traffic and a number of bus services will be diverted.) 01304 381990
See website
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
Live music: Gentlemen of Few + Jack Bowden, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (doors open 7.30pm). Tickets: £15 (+ booking fee). See website
Carnival event: Queen's Carnival Dance, 8.15pm. (See Carnival Programme for details.) facebook
 
Friday 26 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Introduction to Bowls, Deal Bowls Club, Victoria Park, Deal CT14 9AB, 10am-12noon. An opportunity for over-55s to have a go at lawn bowls. Fee: £3 per session (includes refreshments). Book places:
Karen Pattison
07958 518424
facebook
Deal Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm-9pm. Free entry. 01322 284400

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

see Friday
Charity Party Night, Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club, off Canada Road, Walmer CT14 7EQ, 7pm-11pm. Tickets: £15 (includes buffet and entertainment by Lima). In support of Talk It Out. details/tickets:
Patti
07900 950523
Carnival event: Caribbean Beach Party, Beach Street, Deal, 7pm-10pm. facebook
  A Hundred Years of Song - with Rebecca Wheatley and Ian Shaw, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £18.50. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 27 July
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
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
We Will Meet Again Family Military Festival and Country Fair, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am. WW2 military displays, tractor rides, Comicon Zone (including Batman, Star Wars, Ghost Busters, Wall-e and Harry Potter), children's activities, shopping village and gourmet street food. Tickets from £10; under-13's go free. details/booking:
See website
Carnival event: Deal 2024 Motor Show, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 10am-4pm. A wide ranging display of all types of cars, bikes and motorised transport. facebook
Local History Drop-in, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. A free open event for anyone interested in Deal's history, tracing family history and meeting representatives of local history groups and amenities. Organised by Deal History Alliance. For more details:
Forrest Family Funfair, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 2.30pm-10pm. Free entry. Final day. 01322 284400
Carnival event: End of Carnival Party: Cheese Fest #3, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-10pm. A free family event with music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Fireworks Display at 9.30pm. facebook
  Joe Wells - King of the Autistics, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tickets: £11.50 (or £16.50 if bought together with Shenoah Allen). Astor Theatre
Live music: After Hours - The Music of Sarah Vaughan, The British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal CT14 6HS, 8pm. Tribute by vocalist Joanne Doolan with guitarist Richard Rozze. Tickets: £10. book tickets:
07341 324175
  Shenoah Allen - Edinburgh Fringe Preview - Work in Progress, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 9pm. Tickets: £11.50 (or £16.50 if bought together with Joe Wells). Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 28 July
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
We Will Meet Again Family Military Festival and Country Fair, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, from 10am. WW2 military displays, tractor rides, Comicon Zone (including Batman, Star Wars, Ghost Busters, Wall-e and Harry Potter), children's activities, shopping village and gourmet street food. Tickets from £10; under-13's go free. details/booking:
See website
Carnival event: Deal Regatta Handicap Races, Deal seafront, 10.15am. Followed by Deal Regatta Prizegiving. Downs Sailing Club events. See website
  NT Live: Nye, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 4.30pm. Michael Sheen as Nye Bevan and his life and legacy as the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS. Tickets: £17.50. Astor Theatre
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
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. The meeting is open to the public. agenda
Deal Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer. Beginners (Grade 3), 6.30pm-7.15pm. Grade 4 - Up, 7.30pm-9pm. 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
Knit 1 - Chat Too! meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon 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
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 31 July
Children's Storytime, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-12noon. Suitable for 0-10 year olds, a free event included in the normal admission charge (a donation of £2 welcomed). Continues every Wednesday until 28 August.

See website

JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
 
 
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 Orchestra Rehearsals, St Mary's Church, St Clare Road, Upper Walmer.
Beginners (Grade 3)
, 6.30pm-7.15pm.
Grade 4 - Up
, 7.30pm-9pm. A local orchestra project; all welcome. Fee: £1 per session.
07460 064146

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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
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
Knit 1 - Chat Too! meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer CT14 7HX, 2pm-4pm. A group who knit and crochet, raising funds for local charities. 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
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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 (during term time): 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 twice a month; please check with website. 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, 1pm-4pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Duplicate Bridge. New members welcome; see website for details. See website
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 July 13, 2024