May 2023
Quick links to events in May
Monday 1-
Sunday 7
Monday 8-
Sunday 14
Monday 15-
Sunday 21
Monday 22-
Sunday 28
Monday 29-
Wednesday 31
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle. Open to the public every day 10am-5pm. 0370 333 1181
See website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in May, 10am-5pm. 0370 333 1181
See website
Deal Timeball Tower, Victoria Parade, Deal CT14 7BP. Open: 11.30am to 4.30pm on all Saturdays and Sundays in May; and also on the Public Holidays: Mondays 1 and 29 May. The timeball drops at 1pm daily. 01304 36244
(only when open)
See website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-4pm, until early October. 01304 239515

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
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 Astor Community Theatre events Astor Theatre
Deal Town Council's meetings Deal TC website
Walmer Town Council's meetings Walmer TC website
Golf Road Community Centre activities Golf Road Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
Quick links to events in May
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Sunday 8
Monday 9-
Sunday 15
Monday 16-
Sunday 22
Monday 23-
Sunday 29
Monday 30-
Tuesday 31
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS
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May - special days, events and services this month
Calendar of commemorative days and events for May 2023. See website
Talk It Out Well-being Support, Deal Ability, Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: Mondays-Fridays 11am-1pm; and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm. Also 6pm-8pm on first Tuesday of each month. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
 
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Monday 1 May
Early May Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. see Monday
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
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 2 May
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 3 May
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Weekly (term time) parent and toddler social and activities session. Fee: £2. facebook
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 4 May
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
Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Running Club, 6.30pm-6.50pm; and Bootcamp, 7pm-8pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 5 May
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
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. Please check. see Friday
Deal and District Strokes Meeting, Community Centre, 28 Golf Road, North Deal, 2pm-4pm. Support and social group for stroke survivors, their families and carers. 07929 028016

See website
Friday Night Dad's Football, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 6pm-7pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Quiz Night, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm). Entry: £1 per player; tables of 6 to 8. Prizes for winning and losing teams. facebook
Deal Folk Club Meeting: Deal Friday Folk Zoom – Deal Folk Club is currently meeting online on Zoom from 7.30pm to 10pm. Call Sue Watson on 01304 360877 for details. see Friday
 
Saturday 6 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Karate Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Weekly classes for Juniors (9yrs+) and Adults.

John Farenden
01304 228250
See website

 
Sunday 7 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
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Monday 8 May
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 Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. see Monday
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
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 9 May
Coffee Morning, St Leonard's Social Centre, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 10am-12noon. Free admission. In support of Christian Aid charity.  
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Weekly (term time) parent and toddler social and activities session. Fee: £2. facebook
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Deal Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. New members welcome. See website
 
Wednesday 10 May
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 11 May
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. see Thursday
Forrest's Family Funfair, Victoria Park, Park Avenue, Deal, 5pm-late. Free entry.  
Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Running Club, 6.30pm-6.50pm; and Bootcamp, 7pm-8pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. see Thursday
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
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 12 May
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am. Football for 2 - 4 year olds. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm. Please check. see Friday
Friday Night Dad's Football, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 6pm-7pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting: Deal Friday Folk Zoom – Deal Folk Club is currently meeting online on Zoom from 7.30pm to 10pm. Call Sue Watson on 01304 360877 for details. see Friday
 
Saturday 13 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Karate Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Weekly classes for Juniors (9yrs+) and Adults.

John Farenden
01304 228250
See website

 
Sunday 14 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Events details More information
Monday 15 May
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. 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 Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. see Monday
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 16 May
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 17 May
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler activities session. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Jan Clark
See facebook
 
Thursday 18 May
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Running Club, 6.30pm-6.50pm; and Bootcamp, 7pm-8pm. see Thursday

Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area.

see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 19 May
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am. Football for 2 - 4 year olds. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Alma pub, 126 West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-4pm. see Friday
Friday Night Dad's Football, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 6pm-7pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting: Deal Friday Folk Zoom – Deal Folk Club is currently meeting online on Zoom from 7.30pm to 10pm. Call Sue Watson on 01304 360877 for details. see Friday
 
Saturday 20 May
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Karate Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Weekly classes for Juniors (9yrs+) and Adults.

John Farenden
01304 228250
See website

 
Sunday 21 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 9am. Due to COVID-19 restrictions only those aged 4 to 10 years old may take part until further notice. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Monthly Quiz Night, The Sir Norman Wisdom, Queen Street, Deal, 7pm. Teams of up to eight; entry £5 per player. Raising funds for the local History Project. facebook
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Monday 22 May
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Monday
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 Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. see Monday
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 23 May
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 24 May
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 Rheumatology Education and Support Group Meeting, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 3pm-5pm. Support for those living with inflammatory arthritis, an opportunity to meet others, share experiences and chat over a 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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Jan Clark
See facebook
 
Thursday 25 May
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Bowling Taster Sessions, Victoria Park Bowling Club, (next to Deal Gym Club), Mill Road, Deal, from 5pm. Try bowling for free and with expert tuition. facebook
Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Running Club, 6.30pm-6.50pm; and Bootcamp, 7pm-8pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. see Thursday
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 charity. See website
Quiz Night, The Walmer Castle, 4 South Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Entry: £2 per player; cash prizes; booking places advised. 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
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 26 May
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 10.10am-10.55am. Football for 2 - 4 year olds. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Alma pub, 126 West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-4pm. see Friday
Friday Night Dad's Football, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 6pm-7pm. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting: Deal Friday Folk Zoom – Deal Folk Club is currently meeting online on Zoom from 7.30pm to 10pm. Call Sue Watson on 01304 360877 for details. see Friday
 
Saturday 27 May
Kent Schools Summer Half-Term Break starts (Saturday 27 May - Sunday 4 June 2023). See website
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Deal Bootcamp, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am. A free 45-minute whole-body workout with qualified instructors to build strength and endurance. Requires little or no special equipment; all abilities welcome. facebook
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
The Village Indoor Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Deal Versus Arthritis Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Refreshments and transport available. Raffle. Pauline Hamilton
07891 162257
website
Station Gardeners Group Session, Deal Rail Station, 2pm. A monthly volunteer working party to tend the planters and floral displays at Deal Station. New helpers are welcome.
Karate Class, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3.30pm. Weekly classes for Juniors (9yrs+) and Adults.

John Farenden
01304 228250
See website

 
Sunday 25 May
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal CT14 0BF, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Free Band Concert at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Events details More information
Monday 29 May
Late May Bank Holiday
Please check regular events with organisers.
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 10am. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. see Monday
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 30 May
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 31 May  
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler activities session. see Wednesday
Singing for Pleasure, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-3pm. Weekly singing sessions; open to all abilities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. see Wednesday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Jan Clark
See facebook
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
NB: Some events listed here may not be held.
If in doubt, please check with organisers.
Every Monday
Events details More information
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. facebook
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. The starting point may vary, so if attending for a first time, please contact Howard. Howard
01304 612018
See website

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50.

Candice Roberts
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352

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

See website.

Deal Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.45pm for 7pm start. Free fitness sessions designed to help people stay active and make friends; suitable for all abilities; socially distanced. The area is well lit, so sessions normally continue through the winter months.

facebook
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. 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
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Singing for Pleasure, Salvation Army Church, West Street, Deal, 2pm-3pm. Weekly group singing sessions featuring folk songs from around the world. OSee websitepen to all abilities, no experience necessary. Fee: £5 per session. Natasha Douglas
07912 184808
See website
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
Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Weekly (term time) parent and toddler social and activities session. Fee: £2. facebook
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
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Suitable for all fitness levels with a qualified and experienced personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Limited places; booking required. Jamie Fulbrook
07796 691859

See website
facebook
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Meet weekly throughout the year - except for the months of July and August. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
See website
 
Every Thursday
Events details More information
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
Deal Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, The Clubhouse, The Strand, Walmer, Deal CT14 7DY, 1.30pm-5pm. Meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week. 07825 703352
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm-3.30pm. Meets on first Thursday of each month. 01304 373951
Deal Scrabble Club Meeting, Deal Library, Broad Street, Deal, 2pm. All abilities welcome. Myriam
01304 363525
Free Fit Club, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Thursday evening free fitness sessions, suitable for all abilities. Comprises:
Running Club, 6.30pm-6.50pm; and Bootcamp, 7pm-8pm.
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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 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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Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on second and fourth Thursday of each month (except July and August). New members welcome. 01304 824953
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Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. Entrance: 30p per player; bingo books (12 games and 4 flyers) £12. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Friday
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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. Weekly football-themed classes for 2- to 4-year-olds. Monthly subscription fee. Booking required. See website
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. Social meeting place; open to all every Monday and Friday. Coffee, tea and bacon rolls on sale. facebook
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Alma public house, 126 West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-4pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
01304 852686
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
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm.  Deal Friday Folk Zoom – Deal Folk Club is currently meeting online on Zoom from 7.30pm to 10pm every Friday for a singaround. If you are on our email circulation list you will receive an invite every week with a link to click. Otherwise ring Sue Watson if you wish to take part. Sue Watson
01304 360877
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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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Deal Bootcamp, Walmer Green, The Strand, Walmer, 8am. A free 45-minute whole-body workout with qualified instructors to build strength and endurance. Requires little or no special equipment; all abilities welcome. facebook
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
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Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. Free refreshments. All welcome. 01304 268847
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The Village Indoor 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
 
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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, 9am for 9.30am set off. facebook
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. New members welcome. facebook
This page was updated on June 11, 2022