October 2024
Quick links to events in October 2024
Tuesday 1- Sunday 6 Monday 7 -
Sunday 13
Monday 14 - Sunday 20
Monday 21 - Sunday 27 Monday 28 - Thursday 31  
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
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Deal Castle open to the public, every day in October, 10am-5pm. 01304 372762
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer - open to the public every day in October (except Monday 31 October), 10am-5pm. 01304 364288
see website
Deal Maritime and Local History Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal. Open: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 1pm-4pm until early October. Please check. 01304 372098

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open all year: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11am-5pm. Admission: adult £7; concessions £6; under 16yrs £4. 01304 239515

see website
Deal Pier. Opening times in October: Sundays-Thursdays: 8am-10pm; Fridays and Saturdays: 8am-12midnight.
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
Age Concern Deal Centre activities Deal Centre
Betteshanger Country Park events Betteshanger events
Live music listing for Deal on Facebook Local live music
 
DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS IN WALMER AND DEAL
Quick links to events in October 2024
Tuesday 1- Sunday 6 Monday 7 -
Sunday 13
Monday 14 - Sunday 20
Monday 21 - Sunday 27 Monday 28 - Thursday 31  
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October: special events and amenities
Talk It Out Wellbeing Support, Deal Ability Community Centre, 43 Victoria Road, Deal. For people experiencing depression and related problems. Open: 11am-1pm Mondays-Fridays. Plus addiction workshop, Thursdays 6pm-8pm. Tracy Carr
07923 096273
See website
facebook
 
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Tuesday 1 October
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
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Plus today! Sale of knitted goods. Proceeds will benefit the Holding On, Letting Go charity which supports bereaved children. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. Note change of time. 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 details and times, click the link. see Tuesday
Kick Boxercise, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Self defence and fitness session for adults and over-14's. Tim
07984 883118
 
Wednesday 2 October
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
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler social and activities. 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
Shotokan Karate Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.15pm-8.45pm. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 3 October
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. 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. Cakes, a cuppa and social activity for £1.50; all welcome. (Meets on first Thursday of each month.) Jean Winn
01304 361030
Clean Up Crew, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. Voluntary litter pick and tidy up in the Station area. New helpers welcome. Meets first and third Thursdays each month.
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Entry: £5. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. 01304 239199
facebook
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 4 October
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-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), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 5 October
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre (Diane Nash Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 10am-12noon. Free advice session by members of the Deal Branch of the Kent Family History Society. See website
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Deal Philatelic Society Monthly Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 4pm-6pm. Cinque Ports Club entertains. Visitors and new members always welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
 
Sunday 6 October
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
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Monday 7 October
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 8 October
Trinity Toddlers Playgroup, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Organisers say: CLOSED today - due to illness. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. 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 details and times, click the link. see Tuesday
Kick Boxercise, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Self defence and fitness session for adults and over-14's. Tim
07984 883118
Walmer Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 7pm. See website
Deal Family History Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), 129 High Street, Deal, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Talk: Jenny Noake on "A Commander lived in my house". New members welcome. See website
 
Wednesday 9 October
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
Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group (week # 5), The Golf Road Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12.30pm. see Wednesday
Midday Meetup, Deal Radio, 12noon-2pm. Join Lee Ackers on Deal's local radio station to publicise activities, events and concerns. Listen online. See website
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler social and activities. see Wednesday
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Covid safe. Limited places; booking required. see Wednesday
Adult Tap Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-7.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 10 October
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757

Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm.

see Thursday
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
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
 
Friday 11 October
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-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), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 12 October
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Deal Repair Cafe, The Landmark Centre, 129 High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Free expert help to repair and restore a range of items including small electricals, leather goods, bicycles and anything that needs glueing or sewing. Held on second Saturday each month in various local community halls. facebook
 
Sunday 13 October
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Community Beach Clean, meet Walmer Castle beach, off Kingsdown Road, Walmer, 10am. Regular and new supporters welcome; collection equipment and bags provided. See website
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Monday 14 October
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Kingsdown and Ringwould WI Meeting, Ringwould Village Hall, A258 Dover Road, Ringwould, 2pm-4pm. New members warmly welcome. (Meets on second Monday of each month) Secretary
01304 362333
07850 481723
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 15 October
Trinity Toddlers Playgroup, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. see Tuesday
Hard of Hearing Social Group, Elizabeth House, 32 St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer, 11am-12.30pm. A social group for people with hearing difficulties; offering an opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy talks and activities, plus a 'cuppa' and cake. Organised by the Hi Kent charity. Book a place:
01622 691151

See website
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. 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 details and times, click the link. see Tuesday
Kick Boxercise, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Self defence and fitness session for adults and over-14's. Tim
07984 883118
 
Wednesday 16 October
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
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler social and activities. 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
Adult Tap Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-7.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 17 October
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Clean Up Crew, Deal Rail Station, 2.30pm. Voluntary litter pick and tidy up in the Station area. New helpers welcome. Meets first and third Thursdays each month.

Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social event.

see Thursday
Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Thursday
Deal and District Flower Club Meeting, Cleary Hall, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Meets on the third Thursday of each month - except August and December - for flower arranging demonstrations, practicals and talks. New members and visitors welcome. Angela Sheehan
Secretary
 
Friday 18 October
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4pm. see Friday
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. see Friday
The Rosamond Club Meeting, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. Ladies social activity group. Meets on third Friday of each month. New members welcome. 07563 525159
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 19 October
Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Arthritis Care Group Monthly Meeting, Deal Centre, Park Street, Deal, 2pm. Support and social group for people with arthritis, their family and friends. Meet on fourth Saturday of each month. See website
 
Sunday 20 October
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Events details More information
Monday 21 October
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 22 October
Trinity Toddlers Playgroup, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. see Tuesday
Coffee Morning, St Leonard's Centre, Rectory Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. In aid of Children's Work in Upper Deal and Great Mongeham. Stalls with cakes, jams, preserves, toys, books, cards and knitwear. Children's activities. All welcome. facebook
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. see Tuesday
Kick Boxercise, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Self defence and fitness session for adults and over-14's. Tim
07984 883118
 
Wednesday 23 October
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. Half term; no session this week. see Wednesday
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler social and activities. Half term; no session this week. 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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 24 October
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Half term; no session this week. see Thursday
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757

Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social event.

see Thursday
Live music: Deal Folk Club Meeting, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal CT14 6DZ, 7pm-10pm. Tonight: Tom Lewis. All are welcome. Admission: £8. See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Thursday
 
Friday 25 October
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH, 9.45am-10.25am and 10.40am-11.20am. see Friday
Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-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), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 26 October

KCC School Holiday Break
Saturday 26 October - Sunday 3 November 2024 inclusive
website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../.../term-dates

Deal General Market, 8am-2pm in Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal. see Saturday
Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. see Saturday
The Village Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. All welcome. see Saturday
Ghost Tales, Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 7pm-8.30pm. Explore the castle and hear tales of ghosts, supernatural sightings and horrors from history. Over 16s only. Booking required. See website
 
Sunday 27 October
End of British Summer Time (at 2am BST). Clocks move back by an hour, making it 1am GMT.  
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
Ghost Tales, Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 7pm-8.30pm. Explore the castle and hear tales of ghosts, supernatural sightings and horrors from history. Over 16s only. Booking required. See website
Events details More information
Monday 28 October
HealthWalk: Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday
55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's, combining a walk and a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Badminton, Walmer Baptist Church Hall, Kelvedon Road, Walmer, 2pm–4pm. see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. see Monday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). 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 29 October
Trinity Toddlers Playgroup, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy Group, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Kingpin Crafters Meeting, Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, 2pm-4pm. Craft group. see Tuesday
Kingsdown Social Group, Kingsdown Village Hall, Upper Street, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. All welcome. 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 details and times, click the link. Half term; no session this week. see Tuesday
Kick Boxercise, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 6.30pm-8pm. Self defence and fitness session for adults and over-14's. Tim
07984 883118
 
Wednesday 30 October
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. Half term; no session this week. see Wednesday
Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Parent and toddler social and activities. Half term; no session this week. 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
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 7NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 31 October
Hallowe'en
Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Half term; no session this week. see Thursday
Drop In Social, Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. For pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. see Thursday
Deal Rubber Bridge Club Meeting, Downs Sailing Club, Walmer Seafront, off Walmer Green, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Meets Mondays and Thursdays. Elaine
01304 373757
Ghost Tales, Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 7pm-8.30pm. Explore the castle and hear tales of ghosts, supernatural sightings and horrors from history. Over 16s only. Booking required. See website

Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social event.

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Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. see Thursday
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). see Thursday

NB: KCC School Holiday Break (Saturday 26 October - Sunday 3 November 2024 inclusive).

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Regular Weekly Events in detail
Every Monday
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HealthWalk: from Betteshanger Village Social Club, off Circular Road, Betteshanger, CT14 0LT, 9.45am for 10am start; duration 90mins. Free local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. No need to book, just turn up. Howard
01304 612018
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Nature Into Art Class, The Golf Road Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12.30pm. A weekly art course concentrating on the natural world: landscape and seascape, plants, birds, butterflies etc, using ink, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite, watercolour, acrylic and mixed media. With demonstrations and one-to-one help. Helen Hanson

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55+ Walkie Talkie Club, meet at Deal Pier entrance, 10.15am. Social group for over 55's. Stroll along the seafront and enjoy a snack at Deal Beach Parlour. Fee: £3.50 includes coffee and scone. Booking required. An AgeUK South Kent Coast event. Book places:
0795 8518424

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome. £1.50. Normally do not meet on bank holiday Mondays.

0300 1000212

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

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

07948 010896
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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
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. Entrance: 30p per player; bingo books (12 games and 4 flyers) £12. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Tuesday
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Trinity Toddlers Group, Trinity Church (Wesley Hall), Union Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Playgroup for pre-school children and their parents and carers; meets on Tuesdays during term-time. facebook
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, Walmer Baptist Church, Kelvedon Road entrance, off Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. A knitting circle making items for babies/children in South Africa and the Ukraine. 01304 364216
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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

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Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon Read
01304 366605
Every Wednesday
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Moo Music Deal and Dover, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HR. Parent and baby/toddler music session. Fun singing, moving and playing instruments. Sessions: Mini Moo (for those walking to 5 yrs or siblings), 9.30am-10.10am; and Baby Moo (for newborn - just walking) 11am-11.40am. Meet Wednesdays during term time. 07398 147736
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Deal Botanical Coloured Pencil Group, The Golf Road Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal CT14 6PY, 10am-12.30pm. A friendly group with tuition for people interested in botanical coloured pencil work. Varied programme of seasonal flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds, etc. Relaxing, inspiring and suitable for experienced artists or beginners. Helen Hanson

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Play and Stay, Golf Road Centre, North Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Weekly (term time) parent and toddler social and activities session. Fee: £2. facebook
JFit Fitness Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer 6pm-6.45pm. Suitable for all fitness levels with a qualified and experienced personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Limited places; booking required. Jamie Fulbrook
07796 691859

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Adult Tap Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Weekly class. Learn tap moves, rhythms and exercises that progress to fun routines in a relaxed, friendly class. Perfect for newcomers or those wishing to improve. Fee: £8 per session. See website
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Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, Deal Walmer Kingsdown Rowing Club, The Marina, Deal CT14 6NG, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Meet weekly throughout the year - except for the months of July and August. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087

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Shotokan Karate, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.15pm-8.45pm. 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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Every Thursday
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Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
Tadpoles Group Meeting, St George's Church extension, High Street, Deal, 11am-1pm. Social and support group for pregnant parents and parents/carers of pre-walkers. Sensory toys and soft, safe spaces for babies. Free entry - with tea, coffee and cake provided. Meetings continue through school holidays. All welcome. facebook
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. Meet twice a month, usually on first and third Thursdays, from 7pm to 9.55pm – singing starts at 7.15pm prompt. All are welcome. See website
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm. All enthusiasts welcome. From September 2022, meet on every Thursday.
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Adult Tap Dance Class, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.30pm. Weekly classes; all levels welcome; but places limited to ensure covid safety. Jan Clark
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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. Admission £1. Every Monday and Friday. facebook
Live music: Open Mic', The Port Arms, 10 Beach Street, Deal, 7.30pm. All musical styles welcome; solos, duos or bands; beginners or accomplished. Free entry. Every Thursday. facebook
Give It A Go Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, eyes down 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. All welcome. Every Monday and Thursday. facebook
Every Friday
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Froglets Play Group, St Richard's Church, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon (term time). A play group for 0 to 5-year-olds and their parents/carers. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits provided. Fee: £1 per family. facebook
MiniStrikers/Megastrikers Session, Walmer Parish Hall, 131 Dover Road, Walmer CT14 7JH. Session #1: 10.05am-10.45am.
Session #2: 11.05am-11.45am.
Weekly football-themed classes for 2- to 5-year-olds. Monthly subscription fee. Booking required.
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Deal and Walmer Chess Club Meeting, The Royal Marines Association Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4pm. New members and beginners welcome. Michael Burney
07796 237783
Ace Bridge Club Deal Meeting, The Downs Sailing Club, The Strand, Walmer, 1.30pm-4.30pm. Duplicate Bridge. New members welcome; see website for details. See website
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Maddie Cordes
07714 433649
Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 7.45pm-9.15pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon Read
01304 366605
Every Saturday
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Deal General Market, Union Road/Duke Street carpark, Deal, 8am-2pm (April to October); 9am-2pm (November to March). 07877 806870
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Seafront Parkrun, starts on seafront area facing The Beach, Walmer, 9am. A 5km community timed run along the seafront to Deal Pier, back to Walmer Castle and returning to The Beach. Free and open to all - for fun or as part of a training plan. Details and registration form:
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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. An indoor market with over 26 stalls offering a range of goods including florist, cakes, upholstery and vintage clothing. facebook
Tots Football Fun, Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal. Football activities for for 2- to 5-year-old boys and girls. Sessions at 10.15am-11am and 11am-11.45am (weekly during term-times). Free taster sessions available. Booking required. See website
Guided Tour: Deal Castle, Marine Road, Deal, 11am or 2pm (times may vary; please see listing for the day you are visiting). Discover the Castle's history and secrets. Entry: adult £9, child (5-17years) £5.40, concessions £8.10; family tickets available; English Heritage members, free. 01304 372762
 
Every Sunday
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Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. A 2k timed run for juniors only (4-14 year olds); every Sunday. Free - but registration required. Details and registration form:
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Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", meet outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal CT14 9UU, 9am for 9.30am set off. facebook
Cinque Ports Scooter Club Weekly "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance, 9.30am for 10am set off. New members welcome. facebook
This page was updated on February 28, 2024