Downs Sailing Club

Downs Sailing Club offers an extremely friendly, inclusive, family atmosphere providing a safe and fun environment in which to develop your sailing skills.

Deal Area Foodbank

The Deal Area Foodbank is a charitable organisation settup to help families in temporary crisis by providing three days worth of emergency food.

Sandown Castle Community Garden

This beautiful garden has been planted amongst what remains of one of the three Tudor castles in Deal built by Henry VIII. An enthusiastic team of volunteers have created a haven of biodiversity for all to enjoy.

Deal Museum

Deal Museum holds a wealth of material for local historians, family history researchers & anyone interested in Deal & Walmer history.

Deal with it

From Spud gleaning in aid of the Foodbank, to regular Beach Cleans, their mission is to tackle climate change and make life better for those of us who live in Deal & Walmer.

Pick Deal Clean

Pick Deal Clean are true superheroes! This enthusiastic group are clearing the town of the litter and detritus left by residents and visitors who have trouble finding a bin or taking it home.

The Deal Society

The Deal Society came into being to protect and conserve the 17th & 18th century character of the town, including specific buildings which may be under threat.

Harold Chapman

This article appeared in The Times Literary Supplement on April 14th 2017. It is reproduced here by kind permission of the author.