A Woman of Wit and Wisdom

ElizabethCarterTuesday 7 November at 7.30 pm in Deal Town Hall

A free talk – All welcome

Celebrating the tercentenary of Mrs Elizabeth Carter, Deal`s famous scholar, linguist, translator and Georgian `blue stocking`.

A performance by Deal historian, Gregory Holyoake, with music by Neil Wright and an appearance by Mrs Carter (Lynn Archer) reading from her original letters.

You are invited to where something blue as a tribute to her literary fame.

East Kent Unitary Authority

The District Councils of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet have been holding informal talks for some time about the possibility of forming a Unitary Authority for East Kent.


New leisure centre for the district

Dover District Council have announced consultation on a proposed new Leisure Centre to be built in Whitfield, replacing the current one on Townwall Street in Dover which is nearing the end of its design life.


Parking Strategy Review

Dover District Council has launched a consultation to gather community views on parking provision in Deal, Dover and Sandwich.


Meeting with Dover District Council

On the 30th March 2016, representatives of the Deal Society met with Councillor Paul Watkins (Leader of the council) and senior Councillors and Officers of Dover District Council (DDC). In an open, good natured and constructive dialogue a number of points were raised by the society and answered by DDC. (more…)

Deal Society website updated

This website has undergone a complete redesign. In the few years since it was last updated, the use of the web has changed dramatically – in particular the substantial use of mobile devices.

The new design will make it much easier for people to refer to the site on their phones and tablets as well as on computers.

In the coming months we have plans to add considerably to the information on the site so please follow us on social media so that you know when we add new articles.