June 2024
Quick links to events in June
Saturday 1 -
Sunday 2
Monday 3 -
Sunday 9
Monday 10 -
Sunday 16
Monday 17 -
Sunday 23
Monday 24 -
Sunday 30
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in June, 10am-5pm. 0370 333 1181
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in June, 10am-5pm. 0370 333 1181
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-4pm (until early October). 01304 372098

see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Deal Seafront. Summer season (2 June-2 October): open Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive 11.30am-4.30pm (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). The timeball drops at 1pm daily.

01304 360897
(only during opening hours)
see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11am-5pm (October-April); 11am-6pm (May-September). Admission: adult £6; concessions £5; under 16yrs £4. 01304 239515

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

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

Restaurant:
facebook
Sandown Castle Garden, Sandown Road, Deal CT14 6QU. Award-winning community garden on the site of the former Sandown Castle. Always open. Facebook
 
EXTERNAL LISTINGS OF EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Events details More information
 Astor Community Theatre events. Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings. Deal TC website
Walmer Town Council's meetings. Walmer TC website
Golf Road Community Centre activities. Golf Road Centre
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
 
Quick links to events in June
Saturday 1 -
Sunday 2
Monday 3 -
Sunday 9
Monday 10 -
Sunday 16
Monday 17 -
Sunday 23
Monday 24 -
Sunday 30
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
Events details More information
June - special events and amenities
South East Open Studios 2024, Saturday 1 - Sunday 30 June. Meet artists across Kent, Surrey and Sussex and see their work. For details of when and where studios and displays will be open during the month, see the on-line guide. facebook
online guide
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
South East Artists Open Studios 2024. An opportunity to visit the studios and see the work of 51 local artists over the weekends of 29/30 June and 6/7 July 2024. Located in Deal, Walmer, Great and Little Mongeham, Northbourne, Ringwould and Eastry, most will be open 10am - 5pm. For details, see the online guide on the SEAS website. See website
 
Events details More information
Saturday 1 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Deal Bootcamp, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
"Saxophone Saturday" Workshop, Warden House School, Birdwood Avenue, Deal CT14 9SF, 10am-12.30pm. For saxophonists with 2 years experience and able to read music. Fee: £20. facebook
Community Cycle Ride: St Margaret's - Deal - Sandwich (22.2miles round trip). An invitation for regular and lapsed cycle users to join in a leisurely ride along the coastal Cycle Network Route 1. Starts St Margaret's at 10am - but participants can also join in at Deal Pier at 11am (11.2miles round trip). To participate, please register in advance. details/registration:
Isabelle Woodward
07776 968140
facebook
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Wind Festival, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden CT14 0BF, from 10am. Kite displays and activities - with Kite Making Workshops. details/booking:
See website
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 2pm. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. see Saturday
  Gertrude Lawrence - A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. A theatrical cabaret performed by Lucy Stevens with Elizabeth Marcus. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 2 June
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
Wind Festival, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden CT14 0BF, from 10am. Kite displays and activities - with Kite Making Workshops. details/booking:
See website
Easy Trivia Quiz, The Royal British Legion (Downs) Social Club, 20 Market Street, Deal, 2pm for 2.30pm start. Teams of up to six; £3 per person to play. facebook
Free Band Concert: University of Kent Big Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
End of Kent Schools half-term break (Saturday 25 May-Sunday 2 June inclusive). NB: Some schools may vary.
Events details More information
Monday 3 June
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. Next session on 17 June. Book places:
07958 518424

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

see Monday
Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga, Elizabeth House, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets weekly (except bank holidays). Priscilla Peck
07913 311141

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

see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Annual Parish Meeting, Kingsdown Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown, 7pm. An opportunity for residents to hear about and discuss the work of the parish council. Guest speakers from the local Gardening Society and Conservation Group. All welcome. facebook
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 4 June
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun nursery rhymes and action songs for children up to 4 years. 03000 413131
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; meets weekly; new members welcome. Masheeda Downing
07542 554297
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for 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-9.15pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 5 June
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. No session today. see Wednesday
Chess Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Contact them for details. 03000 413131
See website
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
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
B. Courageous Meeting, Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Men's support group. see Wednesday
Walmer Town Council Meeting, 8 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 6 June
D-Day: 80th Anniversary event guide
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. Launch of new 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. Normally 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.
Yin and Restorative Yoga Course: week #5, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 4pm-5.30pm. Eight-week free course. see Thursday
New! Football Fun Factory, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 5pm-6pm. Start of new term of weekly football activities for boys and girls age 4-12. Three-week free trial available. details/booking:
See website
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
New! Girls Intro' to Tennis Course, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Start of six Thursday evening supportive and fun tennis lessons for girls (11-16yrs). Fee £35 (includes a tennis racket, a t-shirt and tennis balls). Booking required; places limited. details/booking:
See website
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Tonight: Fish and Chip/Fun Bingo Night. All welcome. Refreshments and bingo: £8 per person (advance booking essential). facebook
Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Tonight: Singers Night. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. Admission: £3. see Thursday
D-Day Tribute: Poppy on the Beach, Deal seafront by Deal Castle, 7.30pm. Organiser Pat Wilson says: "Join us and see the amazing woollen Poppy made up of 1568 knitted and crocheted squares put together by three Deal Grans in 2018 to commemorate the WW1 centenary. Deal Castle car park will be open and free until 9pm. Bring torches, candles, chairs or blankets and refreshments." facebook
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. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 7 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Beach Meditation, Walmer beach (close to Paddling Pool, Walmer Green), 7.30am-8.15am. All welcome; no experience necessary. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. Fun nursery rhymes and action songs for children up to 4 years. 03000 413131
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH. Two sessions: 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. Football for 2 - 4 year olds. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Salvation Army, West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Teas, coffees, cool drinks and biscuits. Friendly company and great prices. All welcome. See website
Postural Stability Course: week #5, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 12noon-1pm. see Friday
Seated Yoga Class: week #6, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 12.45pm-1.45pm. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. 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
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Friday
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
  Midsummer Nights Dream, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. A one man show by Tony Howes. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 8 June
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
New! Qi Gong Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-9.45am. Start of weekly low-impact exercise sessions, accessible to beginners. Trial sessions available. See website
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
South East Artists Small is Beautiful, St George's Hall, off High Street, Deal CT14 6EG, 10am-5pm. Display and sale of a range of smaller items of art and craft works. See website
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am (age 1 to 3 years) and 11am-11.45am (age 3 to 5). see Saturday
Deal Repair Cafe, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, 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
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 2pm. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. see Saturday
Deal Philatelic Society Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 4pm-6pm. Annual General Meeting and President's Shield Competition. Visitors and new members always welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
Live music: Deal Jazz Club, Walmer Castle public house, 4 South Street, Deal, 5pm. facebook
  Stoned: Sound of the Rolling Stones, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Stoned, the ultimate Rolling Stones cover band. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 9 June
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
Community Beach Clean, meet Sea Cafe, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. Supporting the Big Green Week project. See website
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Big Green Week Eco Crafts Session, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 11am-2pm. Convert waste materials into bird watching binoculars, terrariums, planters, paper bouquets, bird houses, bird feeders, sun catchers and leaf crowns. Normal admission applies, no additional charge for Eco Crafts. See website
Free Band Concert: East Peckham Silver Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
Events details More information
Monday 10 June
Tiny Toes Group, The Landmark Centre (Clary Room), High Street, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Parent and toddler group run by Community Church Deal. Weekly during term time. Fee: £2 donation per family. James
07486 078773
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet at Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's. see Monday

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

see Monday
Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga, Elizabeth House, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. see Monday

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

see Monday
Ringwould with Kingsdown Parish Council Meeting, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 7pm. The meeting is open to the public. agenda
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 11 June
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun nursery rhymes and action songs for children up to 4 years. see Tuesday
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. facebook
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
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-9pm. New members welcome. See website
  Royal Opera House Live: Andrea Chenier, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7pm. Astor Theatre
East Kent Climate Action Meeting, Deal Community Connection Office, Deal Rail Station (above ticket office), West Street, Deal, 7.30pm. facebook
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 12 June
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 Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. A new activity at the library. Contact them for details. 03000 413131
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
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
B. Courageous Meeting, Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Men's support group. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. see Wednesday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Live music: Open Mic' Night, The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm (doors open 5pm). All abilities, styles and instruments welcome. Free admission. See website
 
Thursday 13 June
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
Wildlife Watch, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 4pm-5pm. A guided walk to spot birds, bugs and blossoms. Suitable for all ages; no booking required. Normal admission charge applies; walk is free. See website
facebook
Yin and Restorative Yoga Course: week #6, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 4pm-5.30pm. Eight-week free course. see Thursday
Football Fun and Development, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 5pm-6pm. Football activities for boys and girls age 4-12. see Thursday
Live music: The Ringlemere Ensemble play Brahms, Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm. Programme features: Brahms Piano Quartet no:2 op:26; Mozart Kegelstatt Trio Kv:498; and Joseph Suk Elegie op:23. Tickets £12 (cash at the door). See website
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Reflexologist Wendy Watson on the history of reflexology and its modern use and benefits. see Thursday
Saint Martin's WI Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7.30pm. Meet on second Thursday of each month. Prospective members welcome. Diana
01304 361427
Deal, Walmer, Sandwich and District Scouts AGM, The Royal Marines Social Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer CT14 7DX, 7.30pm. Open to all parents, Scouts, volunteers and potential supporters. facebook
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. see Thursday
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second and fourth Thursday of each month (except July and August). see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 14 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Beach Meditation, Walmer beach (close to Paddling Pool, Walmer Green), 7.30am-8.15am. All welcome; no experience necessary. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. see Friday
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Salvation Army, West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Teas, coffees, cool drinks and biscuits. Friendly company and great prices. All welcome. See website
Postural Stability Course: week #6, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 12noon-1pm. Final week. see Friday
Seated Yoga Class: week #7, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 12.45pm-1.45pm. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Friday

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

see Friday
  DS:UK The aLCHEMICAL Tour, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. DS:UK and their “Alchemical Tour” tribute to the Dire Straits infamous live “Alchemy” album. Astor Theatre
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 15 June
HM King Charles Official Birthday. Traditionally marked by Trooping the Colour, the military parade from Buckingham Palace, via The Mall to Horseguards’ Parade.
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Qi Gong Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-9.45am. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 10am-12noon. Tea, coffee, cake and chat. All welcome. In support of Pilgrims Hospice. facebook
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For youngsters, ages 2-5. See website
T-Rex Takeover and Doctor Fossil Show, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden CT14 0BF, performances at 11am and 1pm. A blend of comedy and education with RentaDinosaur's "Dr. Fossil" show. details/booking:
See website

Walmer Open Gardens, 11am-4pm. Local private gardens open to the public as part of the National Gardens Scheme.
196 Downs Road, Walmer;
Woodlea, Grams Road, Walmer;
Pembroke Lodge, 140 Dover Road, Walmer;
276 Dover Road, Walmer.
Group admission ticket: adults £5; children free.

See website
Clifftop Challenge 2024, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, , 12noon-8pm. The annual 55-mile ultra marathon from Hastings to Deal with alternative 36-mile, 15-mile, 10-mile and 5-mile runs all finishing at Walmer Green for a party with live music, food/bar and family fun. Tables can be booked for the day. Raising funds for the Breast Cancer Now charity. See website
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 2pm. Discover the Castle's history and secrets. see Saturday
Live music: Deal Jazz Club, Walmer Castle public house, 4 South Street, Deal, 5pm. facebook
  When Bowie Met Joni, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Tribute to the words and music of Joni Mitchell and David Bowie with Ian Shaw. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 16 June
Father's Day 2024 (in the United Kingdom). For more details, see: www.timeanddate.com/holidays/uk/father-day.
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
Walmer Beach Clean, meet at The Sea Cafe, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am. A community activity; existing and new supporters welcome. Equipment and collection bags supplied. facebook
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
T-Rex Takeover and Doctor Fossil Show, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden CT14 0BF, performances at 11am and 1pm. A blend of comedy and education with RentaDinosaur's "Dr. Fossil" show. details/booking:
See website

Walmer Open Gardens, 12noon-4pm. Local private gardens open to the public as part of the National Gardens Scheme.
196 Downs Road, Walmer;
Woodlea, Grams Road, Walmer;
Pembroke Lodge, 140 Dover Road, Walmer;
276 Dover Road, Walmer.
Group admission ticket: adults £5; children free.

See website
Open Garden: Brewery Farmhouse, 182 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham CT14 9LR, 11am-4pm. Admission: £6, children free. Open to the public as part of the National Gardens Scheme. See website
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
Free Band Concert: Invicta Concert Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
Events details More information
Monday 17 June
Tiny Toes Parent and Toddler Group, The Landmark Centre (Clary Room), High Street, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Monday
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. Next session on 1 July. Book places:
07958 518424

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

see Monday
Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga, Elizabeth House, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. 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. Local orchestra project; all welcome. Fee: £1 per session. 07460 064146
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 18 June
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun nursery rhymes and action songs for children up to 4 years. see Tuesday
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. facebook
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-9.15pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 19 June
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 Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. A new activity at the library. Contact them for details. 03000 413131
See website
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. Cancelled this time. facebook
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and Walmer Chamber of Trade Business Networking Event, The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Prospective members, please contact the Chamber. facebook
B. Courageous Meeting, Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Men's support group. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. AGM and presentation night. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 20 June
June Solstice: The longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. 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
Clean Up Crew Session, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. A volunteer working party to clear litter and tidy up at and around Deal Station. Meet 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. New helpers are welcome.
Yin and Restorative Yoga Course: week #7, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 4pm-5.30pm. Eight-week free course. see Thursday
Football Fun and Development, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 5pm-6pm. Football activities for boys and girls age 4-12. see Thursday
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
Midlife Movers, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm-8pm. Over 40’s fun dance/disco class. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Music with Bandage. see Thursday
Live music: Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Tonight: Mick Ryan and Paul Downes. All are welcome. Admission: £10. See website
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. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 21 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Beach Meditation, Walmer beach (close to Paddling Pool, Walmer Green), 7.30am-8.15am. All welcome; no experience necessary. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. see Friday
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Salvation Army, West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Refreshments, friendly company and great prices. see Friday
Seated Yoga Class: week #8, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 12.45pm-1.45pm. Final week. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Deal Film Club: "The Old Oak", The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-9pm. Screening of director Ken Loach's final film. Tickets £12 (includes glass of wine). In support of Care4Calais. details/booking:
See website

Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Special tonight: Free Singing Workshop for "Make Music Day UK". All welcome.

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Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
  Mark Thomas - Gaffa Tapes: Warm Up, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 8pm. Astor Theatre
 
Saturday 22 June
Windrush Day. See website
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Deal Bootcamp, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Qi Gong Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-9.45am. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Free Park Tennis, Marke Wood Recreation Ground, Dover Road, Walmer, 10am-11am. Learn and play tennis. Booking required. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Tots Football Fun Sessions, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am. For youngsters, ages 2-5. See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
  The Bootleg Shadows - A Live Tribute, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. A tribute celebrating the music of The Shadows and Cliff Richard. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 23 June
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
Jazz Academy, Warden House School, Birdwood Avenue, Deal CT14 9SF, 10.30am-5pm. Third of four monthly workshops for all ages, all instruments and all abilities. Expert tuition with aim of forming a band to perform in July's Deal Festival. details and booking:
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Free Band Concert: Band of His Majesty’s Royal Marines, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 3pm. see Sunday
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
Events details More information
Monday 24 June
Tiny Toes Parent and Toddler Group, The Landmark Centre (Clary Room), High Street, Deal, 9.30am-11am. see Monday
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet at Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's. see Monday

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

see Monday
Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga, Elizabeth House, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. 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
Sholden Parish Council Meeting, Sholden Village Hall, The Street, Sholden, 6.30pm. The meeting is open to the public. agenda
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 25 June
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-10.30am. Fun nursery rhymes and action songs for children up to 4 years. see Tuesday
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. facebook
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
History Night: An Alternate Election, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm (doors and bar open at 6.30pm). A shameful tale of electoral corruption in Deal, Walmer and Sandwich. Admission: £10. A Deal Community Connection event. facebook
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 26 June
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 Club, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. A new activity at the library. Contact them for details. 03000 413131
See website
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday

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

Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
See website
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
B. Courageous Meeting, Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Men's support group. see Wednesday
Poetry Open Mic', The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Walmer, 7pm-10pm. Enjoy and perform favourite and original poetry. All welcome. See website
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. see Wednesday
St Nicholas Players: "A Bunch of Amateurs", Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HE, 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Further performances on 27, 28 and 29 June. details/tickets:
07386 725350
online booking
 
Thursday 27 June
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
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

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Yin and Restorative Yoga Course: week #8, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 4pm-5.30pm. Final week. see Thursday
Football Fun and Development, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 5pm-6pm. Football activities for boys and girls age 4-12. see Thursday
Midlife Movers, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm-8pm. Over 40’s fun dance/disco class. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Tonight: Deal Ukulele Club. see Thursday
Save the Children Quiz, Deal Victoria Cricket Club, Court Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams welcome; £2 per person; no booking required. All proceeds benefit the Save the Children Fund. See website
Quiz Night, The Mill Inn, 78 Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm. Teams of up to four; £5 per person (includes one pizza per team). facebook
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
St Nicholas Players: "A Bunch of Amateurs", Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HE, 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Further performances on 28 and 29 June. details/tickets:
07386 725350
online booking
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Thursday
Monthly Quiz Night, Walmer Castle public house, 4 South Street, Deal, 8pm. Admission: £2 per person. facebook
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second and fourth Thursday of each month (except July and August). see Thursday
 
Friday 28 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Beach Meditation, Walmer beach (close to Paddling Pool, Walmer Green), 7.30am-8.15am. All welcome; no experience necessary. see Friday
Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. see Friday
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am and 11.10am-11.55am. see Friday
Coffee and Chat, Salvation Army, West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Refreshments, friendly company and great prices. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
Summer Fair, Sandown School, Golf Road, Deal CT14 6PY, 3.15pm-5pm. Bouncy castle, face painting, hot food, cakes, tombola and games. facebook

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

see Friday
St Nicholas Players: "A Bunch of Amateurs", Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HE, 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Final performance on Saturday 29 June. details/tickets:
07386 725350
online booking
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. see Friday
Billy's Big Quiz, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entry: £1 per player; up to 8 players per table. facebook
 
Saturday 29 June
For Live music in local pubs CLICK HERE
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Deal Bootcamp, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Qi Gong Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-9.45am. see Saturday
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. Pop-in 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. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
South East Artists Open Studios Weekend. An opportunity to meet artists from Deal, Walmer, Great Mongeham and the surrounding area. Their work includes sculpture, paintings, conceptual art, screen prints, jewellery, photography, ceramics, mosaic and fused glass. Details of participating artists, their studios and opening times are available online. Entry to the venues is free. Continues on Sunday 30 June and Saturday 6 and 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
Viking Fest, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 10am-6.30pm. The world of Vikings with re-enactments, traditional crafts and epic battles. Admission: £5. Continues Sunday 30 June. See website
Summer Fair, Kingsdown and Ringwould Primary School, Glen Road, Kingsdown CT14 8DD, 12noon-3pm. Bouncy castles, coconut shy, tombola, dance display, music, games, hook a duck, beer and Pims tent, and barbecue. Entry by donation. facebook
Station Gardeners Group Session, Deal Rail Station, 2pm. A volunteer working party to tend planters and floral displays at Deal Station. Meet on last Saturday in month. New helpers are welcome.
Summer Fair, St. Andrew’s Church, West Street, Deal CT14 6DY, 2pm-5pm. Stalls, refreshments, Pimms by Deal Hoy, plants by Maxteds, ice creams by Sids, free children's area and smashing china. facebook
St Nicholas Players: "A Bunch of Amateurs", Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould CT14 8HE, 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Final performance. details/tickets:
07386 725350
online booking
  Martin Simpson - A Master of His Art, Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Featuring the folk performer, widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players. Astor Theatre
 
Sunday 30 June
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
Swifts up close and personal!, 24 Wilson Avenue, Deal CT14 9NW, from 10am. A chance to learn more about swifts and to see them using their nest boxes. A Walmer and Deal Action for Swifts Group member will be on hand for the whole day and early evening to chat about these amazing birds. 07546 640718
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Deal Town Open Gardens, 10am-4pm. Local private gardens open to the public as part of the National Gardens Scheme.
4 George Alley; 88 West Street;
14 Sutherland Road; 61 College Road;
5 St Patrick's Close; 16 St Andrew's Road.
Group admission ticket: £5 adults, children free.

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 Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July. See website
Viking Fest, Betteshanger Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 10am-6.30pm. The world of Vikings with re-enactments, traditional crafts and epic battles. Admission: £5. See website
Martha's Music on the Farm 2024, Solley's Ice Cream Parlour, The Dairy, Ripple, Deal CT14 8JL, 12noon-8pm. Family event with local musicians and children's activities. Tickets: £35 for a Family (2 adults, up to 3 children under 16), £14 for an adult and £6 for a child. Gazebo plots available for an additional £40. In support of the Martha Trust. details/booking:
See website
01304 610448
Free Band Concert: Sandwich Concert Band, The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. see Sunday
Bingo, Deal Welfare Club, Cowdray Square, Deal, eyes down 7.30pm (book sales from 7pm). Members and non-members welcome. facebook
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
Events details More information
Tiny Toes Group, The Landmark Centre (Clary Room), High Street, Deal, 9.30am-11am. Parent and toddler group run by Community Church Deal. Weekly during term time. Fee: £2 donation per family. James
07486 078773
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 various Mondays at Deal Pier entrance, 10am for 10.15am start. Social group for over 55's. Stroll along the seafront and enjoy a free hot drink at The Deal Centre. 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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The Craft Hub Club, The Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Learn and share a range of craft skills in friendly social group. Fee: £2 (includes refreshments). Meets weekly (except bank holidays). Karen Pattison
07958 518424
Mixed Ability Hatha Yoga, Elizabeth House, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets weekly (except bank holidays). Priscilla Peck
07913 311141

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 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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Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Fourteen games; six books £12; correct money please to keep the handling to a minimum. Admission £1. Every Monday and Friday. 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 social group for parents and children (age 0-4). Offers a fun way to develop a love of language and foundation for learning - with each session including nursery rhymes and action songs. 03000 413131
Talk It Out Crafters, Deal Angling Club 1919, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 7NF, 11am-1pm. Social support group providing craft activities - including painting, drawing, colouring, knitting, crochet and sewing. Free refreshments. Meets every Tuesday and Friday. facebook
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm (March to September); 1pm-3pm (October to February). A weekly social group, open to all. Fee: £3 per person (to help cover refreshments and hall hire). Jane Banks
01304 373774
07532 109972
Knitting for the Needy weekly meeting. 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
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group; meets weekly; new members welcome. Masheeda Downing
07542 554297
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions (during school term) for a range of musical interests and abilities.
5pm-6pm: Youth Band (age 8yrs+);
6.30pm-8pm: Community Band (age 12yrs+).
Cathy
07927 781536

See website
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
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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Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR. Parent and baby/toddler music session. Fun singing, moving and playing instruments. Sessions: Mini Moo (for those walking to 5 yrs or siblings), 9.30am; Mixed Moo (ideal for those with more than one child of different ages), 10.30am; and Baby Moo (for newborn - just walking), 11.30am. 07398 147736
See website
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Chess Group, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Contact the Library for more details. 03000 413131
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Enjoy learning and singing folk songs from around the world. For all abilities. Fee: £5 per session. Meets weekly during school term times. Natasha Douglas
07912 184808
See website
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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Shotokan Karate, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm-8.30pm. For adults and juniors (10 years upwards). Sensei John V Farenden (6th Dan) has been actively involved in the Martial Arts since 1974. New members welcome. John Farenden
01304 228250

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B. Courageous Meeting, Deal Ability, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7pm-9pm. Support group for men over 18 years. Meets every Wednesday. facebook
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, Deal Walmer Kingsdown Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 6NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Meet weekly throughout the year - except for the months of July and August. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087

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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
Yin and Restorative Yoga Course, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 4pm-5.30pm. Eight-week free course started on Thursday 9 May 2024. A GOGA in Action project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund to support, promote and improve physical and mental wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem. details/book places:
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Football Fun and Development, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 5pm-6pm. New term of weekly football activities for boys and girls age 4-12, started on 6 June. Three-week free trial available. details/booking:
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Midlife Movers, St George's Hall, High Street, Deal, 7pm-8pm. Weekly over 40’s fun dance/disco class to classic 70’s and 80’s music. Fee: £3.50; no need to book. facebook
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. 01304 239199
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Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Meets first and third Thursdays with alternating Singers Nights and Guest Performers Nights. All are welcome, audience and performers alike. Traditional and contemporary folk songs predominate – but all styles and instruments are welcome. Admission on Singers Nights is £3 and Guest Nights are usually £8.

Sue Watson
01304 360877
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Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-8.30pm. Weekly classes; all levels welcome. Jan Clark
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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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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. Entrance: 30p per player; bingo books (12 games and 4 flyers) £12. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
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Beach Meditation, Walmer beach (opposite the paddling pool and Cedars surgery), 7.30am-8.15am. A simple mindfulness practice for participants to tune into breathing and become aware of the elements. No experience necessary; everyone is welcome. Prajnasisya (aka Marilyn)
07952 882470
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Baby Rhyme Time, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 9.45am-10.15am. A free social group for children (age 0-4) offering a fun way to develop a love of language and a foundation for learning. Each session includes the opportunity to join in with nursery rhymes and action songs. 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. NB:Summer term ends 21 July. See website
Coffee and Chat, Salvation Army, West Street, Deal, 10.30am-12.30pm. Teas, coffees, cool drinks and biscuits. Friendly company and great prices. All welcome. See website
Talk It Out Crafters, Deal Angling Club 1919, 13 The Marina, Deal CT14 7NF, 11am-1pm. Social support group providing craft activities - including painting, drawing, colouring, knitting, crochet and sewing. Free refreshments. Meets every Tuesday and Friday. facebook
Postural Stability Course, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 12noon-1pm. A free six-week course, started on Friday 10 May 2024, to help in improving posture, stablity and reducing risks of falls. details/book places:
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Seated Yoga Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 12.45pm-1.45pm. Eight-week free course started Friday 3 May 2024. A safe and effective way to improve physical activity and overall health. A GOGA in Action project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. details/book places:
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Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1pm-4pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Duplicate Bridge. New members welcome; see website for details. See website
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Maddie Cordes
07714 433649
Shotokan Karate, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7pm-8.30pm. For adults and juniors (10 years upwards). Sensei John V Farenden (6th Dan) has been actively involved in the Martial Arts since 1974. New members welcome. John Farenden
01304 228250

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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 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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Qi Gong Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 9am-9.45am. A low-impact exercise technique, accessible to beginners and done from a standing (or seated) position. Focuses on breathing and flowing motions to help with well-being and alsosupports posture and balance. The name “Qi Gong” means “to gather life force”. See website
Welcome Café, St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer, 9.30am-12noon. Pop-in 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. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
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The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. A weekend 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 18months 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 (on the day*): adult £13, child (5-17years) £8, concessions £11.50; family tickets available; English Heritage members, free. *NB: Pre-booking online is cheaper. 01304 372762
 
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Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. Details and registration form:
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Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", meet outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 9am for 9.30am set off. facebook
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. facebook
Free Band Concerts at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, off The Strand, Walmer on most Summer Sundays at 2.30pm. Wet weather phoneline is updated at 12 noon on the day of each concert to advise of any cancellation. wet weather info:
07790 434256
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This page was updated on June 19, 2024