Festivals & Events

With the backdrop of a stunning seaside location you will find many events in Deal-Kent, from festivals to arts of all kinds. Music Festivals and Art Weeks where it is open house at artists’ homes and galleries. Besides this why not join in the street Carnivals, have fun and celebrate the year-round Festivals, or visit a gallery and then perhaps take home the lasting inspiration of a painting or craftwork. Most importantly enjoy yourself.

Spring & Summer

Classical Music Concerts

Organised all year round – check the website – main venues St. Georges Church, Town Hall and St. Andrews Church.


Deal Festival of Music & The Arts

Normally from the beginning of July. A rich and lively variety of events, encompassing classical music, poetry readings, wine tastings and children’s concerts.


Seas Open Studios

Throughout July local artists invite the public into their studios to meet the artists and view their work. For latest information check the website:


Deal, Walmer & Kingsdown Carnival & Regatta Week

Late July to early August Enjoy a week of festivities held in and around Deal & Walmer. Fireworks, a carnival procession and live music – there is so much to see and do for all the family. For latest information check the website:


Deal Braderie

Third Sunday in September. Popular whole- town street market of vintage treasures and antiques.

Deal Memorial Bandstand

Concerts are performed on Sunday afternoons from May to September, commencing at 2.30pm. The concerts are free, as are chairs and programmes, although they do hold a collection and sell raffle tickets.

For details check the website:


Deal Maritime & Folk Festival

A must-see festival in September featuring Morris sides, energetic cloggers and acoustic harmonies from shanty singers staged in cosy local pubs and around ancient streets. For latest information check the website:


Astor Community Theatre Stanhope Road

This vibrant new venue hosts exciting events from music to dance and plays, with internationally acclaimed artists. There is a year-round programme of a variety of events to suit all tastes. For more information visit the website:


Autumn & Winter

Deal Christmas Carnival

Festive parade to brighten the winter usually held 2nd Saturday in December.


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