September 2022
Quick links to events in September
Thursday 1 -
Sunday 4
Monday 5 -
Sunday 11
Monday 12 -
Sunday 18
Monday 19 -
Sunday 25
Monday 26 -
Friday 30
 
VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
Local visitor attractions More information
Deal Castle open to the public, every day in September, 10am-6pm. 01304 372762
see website
Walmer Castle and Gardens, Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ. Open to the public every day in September, 10am-5pm. 01304 364288
see website

Deal Timeball Tower, Victoria Parade, Deal CT14 7BP. Open every day in September (except Mondays and Tuesdays): 11.30am-4.30pm.

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

see website
Kent Museum of the Moving Image, 41 Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AD. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11am-6pm (May-September). Admission: adult £6; concessions £5; under 16yrs £4. Please check. 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
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 September
Thursday 1 -
Sunday 4
Monday 5 -
Sunday 11
Monday 12 -
Sunday 18
Monday 19 -
Sunday 25
Monday 26 -
Friday 30
 
Events details More information
September: special events and amenities
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
 
Events details More information
How we display listings!
Regular weekly events are shown in brief in the
"day-by-day" listings with a
day link to click for more details.
"One off" events details are simply included in the listings.
 
Thursday 1 September
Kent Local Schools' Autumn Term begins today (Thursday 1 September). Details:
KCC website
Mother and Toddlers Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. see Thursday
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. see Thursday
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, 12noon-9pm. Continues daily until Sunday 4 September. facebook
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see Thursday
Tea and Chat Social, St Nicholas Church, Church Lane, Ringwould, 2pm. Tea and cake, chat, quizzes and other activities. Everyone welcome. Admission: £1.50. 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.
Crafty Crafters Club Meeting, The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7pm-9.30pm. Fee: £5 (includes a free raffle ticket); new members welcome. facebook
Deal and District Motorcycle Club Meeting, The Sportsman public house, 23 The Street, Sholden CT14 0AL, 7.30pm, every first and third Thursday of the month. All enthusiasts welcome.
See website
facebook
 
Friday 2 September
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, 12noon-9pm. Continues daily until Sunday 4 September. facebook
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. 07584 044122

See website
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Please check: call Sue Watson on 01304 360877. see Friday
 

Saturday 3 September

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 Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, 10am-9pm. facebook
 
Sunday 4 September
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
Deal Food and Drink Festival, Seafront Promenade, facing Deal Castle, 11am-5pm. Final day. facebook
Free Band Concert featuring Invicta Concert Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Events details More information
Monday 5 September
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, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3.30pm.

see Monday
Deal Town Council Planning Committee Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm See website
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 6 September
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 7 September
Pop-up Cafe and Information Hub, The Green, Kings Close, Kingsdown, 10.30am-12.30am. Social event organised by Action With Communities in Rural Kent. All welcome. facebook
Singing for Pleasure, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Informal singing group; new members welcome. Every Wednesday. 01304 372608
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. Weekly class - for newcomers and those wishing to improve. Fee: £8 per session. website
facebook
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Regular and new members welcome. see Wednesday
Deal Philatelic Society Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Public and new members welcome. Alan Buckman
01304 367711
 
Thursday 8 September
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see Thursday
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
 
Friday 9 September
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 10 September
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday

Subject to confirmation.
Friends of Kent Churches Ride and Stride 2022, 10am-6pm. A sponsored challenge to visit as many churches as possible on the day by bike or on foot. Open to all, with 50% of money raised going to the church or chapel of your choice and the other 50% going to help the most needy churches and chapels in Kent.
Local participating churches:
DEAL

St George The Martyr, St George’s Road;
St Thomas, Blenheim Road;
St Andrew, St Andrews Road;
St John the Evangelist, St Richard’s Road;
Community Church, Victoria Road;
St Leonard, Rectory Road;
St Richard, Mill Hill; and
Trinity Church, Union Road.
WALMER
Blessed Mary of Walmer, Church Street;
St Mary the Virgin, St Clare Road;
St Saviour, The Strand; and
Baptist Church, Dover Road/Kelvedon Road junction;
Walmer Chapel, Station Road.
GREAT MONGEHAM
St Martin, Church Hill.
KINGSDOWN
St John Evangelist, Upper Street.
RINGWOULD
St Nicholas, Church Lane.
RIPPLE
St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane.
SHOLDEN
St Nicholas, London Road.

More details/sponsorship forms:
See website
Heritage Open Day. Most of the churches in the above "Ride and Stride" listing are participating in the Deal and Walmer Local Heritage event. For details, download the brochure. brochure
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
 
Sunday 11 September
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
Subject to confirmation.
Heritage Open Day events:
The following historic churches will be open to visitors, 11am-4pm:
Blessed St Mary, Church Street, Upper Walmer,
St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer;
St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer.
Plus Elvington and Eythorne Heritage Centre, St John's Road, Elvington CT15 4DZ, 11am-4pm.
brochure
Free Band Concert featuring Faversham Mission Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Events details More information
Monday 12 September
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, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 13 September
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. 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. Guest speaker: Viv Carter on "Keeping Up Appearances: Henry Fothergill of Hawkhurst and Victorian Society". New members welcome. See website
 
Wednesday 14 September
Singing for Pleasure, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Informal singing group; new members welcome. Every Wednesday. 01304 372608
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 Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Colour print competition. New members welcome. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 15 September
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. 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
 
Friday 16 September
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
We WILL Meet Again, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-9pm. A 1940s military show with re-enactors and military vehicles, trade stalls, arts and crafts and 1940s fashion, music and song. Tickets: details to be announced. The event continues on Saturday and Sunday. See website
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 17 September
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
Family History Research Help, The Landmark Centre (Conference 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
We WILL Meet Again, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-9pm. A 1940s military show with re-enactors and military vehicles, trade stalls, arts and crafts and 1940s fashion, music and song. Tickets: details to be announced. The event continues on Sunday. See website
Subject to confirmation.
Heritage Open Day:
The following buildings will be open to the public:
Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AB, 1pm-4pm;
Convent of our Lady of the Mission, Beech Court, 86 Rectory Road, Deal CT14 9NB, 1pm-4pm;
Deal Cemetery Chapel, Hamilton Road, Deal CT14 9BH, 10am-4pm;
Deal Museum, 22 St George's Road, Deal CT14 6BA, 1pm-4pm;
Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal CT14 6TR, 10am-3pm.
Plus the following historic churches, 11am-4pm:
Blessed St Mary, Church Street, Upper Walmer;
St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Upper Walmer;
St Saviour's Church, The Strand, Walmer.
brochure
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
 
Sunday 18 September
Deal Braderie, Deal High Street from Church Path (St Georges Church) to just past the junction of Water Street, 8.30am-4pm. Return of the annual street fair selling antiques, bric-a-brac, vintage clothing/ jewellery, plants, books, memorabilia and crafts goods. Subject to confirmation. See website
Junior Parkrun, Betteshanger Country Park, off A258 Deal-Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 9am. see Sunday
Deal and District Motor Cycle Club Sunday "Ride Out", outside Tides Leisure Centre, Park Avenue, Deal, 9am for 9.30am set off. see Sunday
Cinque Ports Scooter Club "Ride-out", meet Deal Pier entrance 9.30am, set off 10am. see Sunday
We WILL Meet Again, Betteshanger Park, A258 Sandwich Road, Sholden, nr Deal, 10am-9pm. A 1940s military show with re-enactors and military vehicles, trade stalls, arts and crafts and 1940s fashion, music and song. Tickets: details to be announced. See website

Subject to confirmation.
Heritage Open Day:
The following sites will be open to the public:
Captain's Garden, opposite Deal Castle, Victoria Road, Deal CT14 7BA, 10am-2.30pm;
Sandown Castle, North end of Sandown Road, Deal, 10am-1pm.
Also: Guided History Walk, from Deal Promenade through Deal's historic centre, 10am.;
Royal Marine's Heritage Trail, from The Captain's Garden, 10am. A two-hour guided walk recalling the history of the Royal Marines in Deal from 1665 to I996.

brochure
Free Band Concert featuring Gravesend Borough Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
Events details More information
Monday 19 September
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, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 20 September
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
 
Wednesday 21 September
Singing for Pleasure, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Informal singing group; new members welcome. Every Wednesday. 01304 372608
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 Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Stephen Carroll on "Asian Odessy". see Wednesday
 
Thursday 22 September
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. Free entry; bring own food and drink. 01304 239199
facebook
Deal Camcorder Club Meeting, 43 Victoria Road, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Meets on second and fourth Thursdays in the month 01304 825943
 
Friday 23 September
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
 
Saturday 24 September
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 Community Market, The Warehouse, Sondes Road, Deal, 10am-4pm. see Saturday
Coffee Morning, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Upper Walmer, 10am-12noon. see Saturday
 
Sunday 25 September
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
Vintage and Classic Cars Display, The Plough Inn, Church Lane, Ripple, 11.30am-2pm. All welcome. 01304 360209
Free Band Concert featuring Betteshanger Welfare Brass Band at The Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, 2.30pm. wet weather info:
07790 434256
See website
 
Events details More information
Monday 26 September
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, 9.45am for 10am start. Free local walk. see Monday

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

see Monday
Deal and Walmer Handelian Choral Society Rehearsal, Deal Parochial CofE Primary School Hall, Gladstone Road, Walmer, 7.30pm-9pm. New members welcome. see Monday
Bingo, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, 7.45pm, doors open 7pm. see Monday
 
Tuesday 27 September
Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Tuesday
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. see Tuesday
Knitting for the Needy charity knitting circle, Walmer Baptist Church, Dover Road, Walmer, 2pm-4pm. see Tuesday
Deal Town Council Meeting, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 7.15pm. See website
 
Wednesday 28 September
Singing for Pleasure, The Deal Centre, 3 Park Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3pm. Informal singing group; new members welcome. Every Wednesday. 01304 372608
facebook

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
Adult Tap Dance Class, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 6.30pm-7.30pm. see Wednesday
Deal and District Camera Club Meeting, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. Mono print competition. see Wednesday
 
Thursday 29 September
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
The Yarn Club knitting, crochet and sewing group, St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. see Thursday
Golf Road Get-together, Community Centre, Golf Road, North Deal, 7pm-9pm. Weekly social evening for everyone in the local area. 01304 239199
facebook
 
Friday 30 September
Mill Hill Community Cafe, St Richard's Church Hall, Mill Hill, Deal, 10am-12noon. see Friday
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. see Friday
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. see Friday
 
Regular Weekly Events in detail
NB: The listings here include some events that may not be held this month. 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
Nature Into Art Class, The Golf Road Centre, 28 Golf Road, Deal, 10am-12noon. 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. Fee: £100 per 10-week term. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
07483 857920
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
See website
Knit and Natter Group Meeting, The Rising Sun, 8 Cliffe Road, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Sewing and knitting social group; meets weekly. New members welcome.  

Deal Breastfeeding Support Group, St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, 1pm-3.30pm. Social group for breastfeeding mums; prams and toddlers welcome.

Candice Roberts
0300 1000212

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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 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
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, eyes-down 7.45pm sharp (doors open 6.45pm). Fourteen games; six books £12 or three books £6. Held every Monday and Friday. facebook
Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. (Every Monday and Thursday.) facebook
Every Tuesday
Events details More information
Weekly Coffee Morning, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, 10am-12noon. Profits to the Club and local charities.  
Health Walk: North Deal Stroll. Meets at Golf Road Community Centre, 10.30am. Routes cover the sand dunes by the side of Cinque Ports Golf Club, Deal promenade and surrounding countryside. The pace is fairly steady with tea or coffee during or after the walk. On occasions we take a bus to walk in alternative locations.

Walk Leader:
Ann
07762 578065
See website
Breastfeeding Support Group, Blossom Children's Centre, The Downs C of E Primary School, Downs Road, Walmer, 1pm-2.30pm. facebook
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
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
Deal Music and Arts Music Centre, Goodwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal. Weekly sessions for wide range of musical interests and abilities.
4.30pm-5.15pm:
Beginners Band (age 7yrs+); 5.30pm-6.10pm: Bold As Band (8yrs+);
5.30pm-6.15pm:
Ukelele Group (all ages);
6.30pm-7.30pm: Community Band (all ages);
7.45pm-8.45pm: Community Choir (all ages).
Cathy
07927 781536

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Every Wednesday
Events details More information
Wednesday Market - sale of local produce in The Undercroft, Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, 9.30am - 1.30pm. 01304 361999
HealthWalk - Kingsdown Road Car Park (near the bottle banks), Walmer, 9.45am (for 10am) duration 60-90mins. Free, short, volunteer-led local walk - ideal those who wish to be more active. See website
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. Fee: £125 per 10-week term. Helen Hanson
01304 370250
07483 857920
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
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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, The Landmark Centre, High Street, Deal, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary Venables
(Secretary)
01304 366087
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Every Thursday
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Walmer Mothers and Toddlers' Group, Walmer Chapel, Station Road, Walmer, 9.30am-11.30am. Meets Thursdays (during school term). See website
"Drop In" Social, The Parish Hall, 170 Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham, 10am-11am. Regular long-established weekly event. All welcome. Patricia Bradford
01304 364769
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
The Yarn Club. A social group for knitting, crochet and sewing. Meet: St Andrew's Church Hall, West Street, Deal, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Sara Williams
07704 054970
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Crafty Crafters Club. Meets at The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, 7pm-9.30pm on first and third Thursdays of the month. Fee: £5 (includes a free raffle ticket); new members welcome. facebook
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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Bingo Session, St Leonard's Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Deal, doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.45pm. All welcome. (Every Monday and Thursday.) facebook
Every Friday
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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
Kingsdown Crafters Weekly Meeting, St John's Church, Kingsdown, 1pm-3pm. Support for all types of crafts. Fee: £1.50 (includes tea and biscuits). 01304 360850
01304 379307
Landmark Show Choir Meeting, The Landmark Centre (Cleary Room), High Street, Deal, 6pm-7.30pm. Maddie Cordes
07714 433649
Great Mongeham Table Tennis Club Weekly Meeting, Parish Hall, Great Mongeham, 7pm-9pm. All abilities welcome. Val Rees
01304 373307
Bingo Session, Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, off Mill Hill, Deal, eyes-down 7.45pm sharp (doors open 6.45pm). Fourteen games; six books £12 or three books £6. Held every Monday and Friday. facebook
Deal Folk Club Meeting, RMA Club, 37 The Strand, Walmer, 8pm. Sue Watson
01304 360877
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Walmer Badminton Club, Walmer Parish Hall, Dover Road, Walmer, 8.30pm. Meets Tuesdays and Fridays. Friendly club - for all abilities. Simon or Bridgette
01304 614113

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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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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
 
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
Deal All Stars FC Meeting, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Richard's Road, Deal, 9.30am-11.30am. Football training and social group for youngsters and adults with disabilities or special needs. New members welcome. 01304 369699
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 May 25, 2022