Historic Walking Tour of Deal

Deal’s Historic Walking Tour

Learn more about Deal’s fascinating history with The History Project’s walking tour.  These engaging tours are filled with interesting stories about Deal’s past and its famous and infamous residents.

From Julius Caesar, Henry VIII and Nelson through the era of smugglers and shipwrecks to World War II and more recent history.

Over 200 years of history packed into a fun-filled hour. Wheelchair and dog friendly.

Click here for more information.

BHP Performance Show 2022

MAY 2ND 2022 Lydden Hill Dover

Modified car show, with entertainment, track time and great choices of food and drink throughout the show.

£20 per person at the gate, which opens at 10am.

Each year we have a festival of modified cars at the BHP performance show. There was a 2 year covid break but the show was back for 2022 and was better than ever.

See the video show report below to get a feel for what was on offer.

Official website for more information

 

Deal Braderie 2022

Deal Braderie -Deal’s Annual Street Market

September. Date to be announced.
8.30am – 4.00pm

As with all events, due to the COVID19 outbreak, it is uncertain if it will go ahead. If it does the stalls will be sold nearer to the event date than usual. There will be a form on the Deal Town Council web page or you will be able to pick one up from reception at Deal Town Hall once the decision has been made to go ahead.

Large annual street market running along Deal High Street from St Georges Church to just past the junction of Water Street (near Alfred Square).

Antiques, vintage clothing, vintage jewellery, crafts, bric-a-brac, memorabilia, books, stamps and plants plus lots more.

 

Deal Classic Motor Show 2022

Deal Classic Motor Show 2022.

Date 28 –  May 2022, 10am – 4.00pm.

Betteshanger Country Park (last year this event was held on the Green so Don’t get caught out by the new location. More info on the new venue.

Up to 800 classic vehicles, from 1900 to the modern day, will be on show.

The Classic Music Show on two stages, Retro Market, interesting static displays, children’s entertainers and rides, Real Ale Bar and lots more.

An entry fee applies this year for the public.

Admission

Standard Admission (£): £10.00 Adults children under 16 years Free

 

DONT WALK WALK Gallery

This independent gallery in Deal, Kent describes itself as having a ‘punk rock’ ethic. This is not your standard, twee seaside themed gallery.

The DONT WALK WALK gallery is a working artists’ studio. See work from over 20 artists ranging from emerging artists to established talents. The rotating exhibitions include painting, printmaking, illustration, photography and sculpture plus film screenings.

The gallery has hosted work by Noel Fielding and Jim Moir aka Vic Reeves.

10 Victoria Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 7AP.

Opening Hours:

Mon 10-5
Tues 10-5
Wed CLOSED
Thurs 10-5
Fri 12-7
Sat 10-5
Sun 11-4

Junior Park Run & Cycling Events

Sundays at Betteshanger Park

Junior Parkrun

Cost: Free

A free 2k run for juniors (4-14 year olds).

Every Sunday at 9:00am.

Please register before your first run and bring a printed copy of your barcode.

Betteshanger Bikers ( Relaunching Spring 2022)

Cost: £7

Every Sunday from 10am – 11.30am. Ages 8 – 14.
A weekly cycle club for young mountain bikers to get expert coaching.

For more information on all these events click here.

Deal Food & Drink Festival September 2022

Deal Food & Drink Festival at Deal Castle

September, Date TBA

Friday: 12pm to 7pm
Saturday 10am to 7pm
Sunday: 11am to 5pm

FREE ADMISSION.

  • Local Kent produce, food & drink.
  • Ales, Craft Beers, Ciders & Mead.
  • Local, National & International foods.
  • Artisan food & drink producers.
  • Live music & children’s rides.
  • Friday night jazz.
  • Children’s face painting.
  • Craft, art and home & garden stalls.

Previous line up to give you an idea of what to expect…

Hot Food

Bring a good appetite and a taste for adventure.

  • The Cooking Box Ltd -Burgers with homemade toppings. Meat burger, chicken breast or vegetarian. Homemade coleslaw. All produce sourced within the Kent area.
  • Real Greek Food – Pork or chicken souvlaki in a pitta bread with tomato, tzatziki sauce, onion and fries.
  • 800 Degrees Ltd – Fresh pizza from a wood fired pizza.
  • Thai Next Door -Authentic Thai Food; Stir fries, Thai curries & noodle dishes. Homemade spring rolls.
  • ‘Hits the Spot’ French Crepes -Savoury & sweet crepes. Freshly squeezed Victorian lemonade, with a twist.
  • Sabores -Arepas; chicken, pork or vegetarian. Salad boxes.
  • Caribbean Hut – Jerk Chicken, curry goat, curry chicken, patties, jerk pork, dumplings and salad.

Grocery Foods

Don’t forget your shopping bags.

  • Olivier’s Bakery -Fresh, handmade bread, pastries, cakes & savouries.
  • The Great British Cheese Company -Award winning, flavoured, cheese truckles.
  • Riverford Organic East Kent – Organic fresh fruit and veg and dry goods boxes for home delivery.
  • Granny Sally’s Confectionary – Olde English Fudge.
  • Gateau Mini – Cakes & novelty cakes (disguised as burgers, chips, KFC chicken etc.) Cupcakes, doughnuts and traybakes. Sausage rolls, pork pies, etc.

Drinks & Ice Cream

  • The Famous Last Stand. Local, National and International Ales. Craft Beers and Ciders. Prosecco, Wine and Gin.
  • Snow White Catering – Ice Cream Van.
  • Top Drinks – whisky, gin, rum, vodka, liqueurs and ports.
  • Simply Ice Cream – Handmade, homemade multi award winning ice creams and sorbets.
  • Abyssin Ethiopian Flavours – Pina coladas.
  • Moswick Wines & Spirits – Rubis Chocolate wine plus a great selection of Italian grain vodkas and flavoured Gins.