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South East Artists Open Studios

Posted on May 21, 2017

South East Artists Open Studios

On three weekends in July, artists based in Deal and Walmer on the Kent coast open their studios to the public and invite you to meet them, view and discuss their work. There are a total of 18 artists whose sculpture, paintings, conceptual art, screen prints, jewellery, photography, ceramics, fused glass are all part of these eclectic, festive occasions.

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SOS Goodwin Sands documentary on BBC Inside Out

Posted on Apr 5, 2017

SOS Goodwin Sands documentary on BBC Inside Out

The Port of Dover says millions of pounds of investment and hundreds of jobs will be at risk if it can't dredge the material it wants from the Goodwin Sands. This excellent documentary explains why the dredging shouldn't be allowed.

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Kent Lines Underground map pastiche

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

Kent Lines Underground map pastiche

The daughter of a Deal mum has created a novel map of Kent. Jessie Wilson who lives in Tunbridge Wells has put her mathematical skills to work by creating a map of Kent as a pastiche of the famous London Underground map.

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Downton Deal! What the butler saw…

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

Downton Deal! What the butler saw…

Deal gets a great write-up in the Daily Telegraph from Downton Abbey's butler, aka Jeremy Swift who only discovered it in the last few years through some friends who were working here on a film shoot. "The people are friendly, it’s easy on the eye..."

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Deal is for Dogs!

Posted on Nov 12, 2016

Deal is for Dogs!

Deal's dog-friendly attitude is one of the many reasons that people visit the town. Now a new book by a local author, published this week, Dogs for Deal, celebrates some of the memorable dogs often seen in its pubs, shops and cafes. On sale in Dunlin & Diver, Mileage and Roper's, a percentage of any profits will be donated to local charity Futures for Dogs.

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SOS Goodwin Sands deliver petition to No 10

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

SOS Goodwin Sands deliver petition to No 10

The Goodwin Sands SOS team today handed in their Stop the Dredge petition of 12,000 signatures to No. 10 Downing Street! And made it onto South East News: Amandas Mount, Laura Evers-Johns & Fiona...

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Deal wins silver gilt in Britain in Bloom Finals!!

Posted on Sep 30, 2016

Deal wins silver gilt in Britain in Bloom Finals!!

Deal has won silver gilt in the Britain in Bloom finals anounced on 14th October in the coastal town over 12k population. To get to the final, Deal was the winner of the 'coastal town between 12,001 - 25,000' category. The local business community won the Judges Award! Well done us!!

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