What's on around Deal

Today to Sat 25 Dec, closest first.

Cliftonville Christmas Festival

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This year, we are doing something very special. Not only are we back in person once again to celebrate Christmas we will be at The Oval Bandstand, Cliftonville.
The Oval Bandstand and lawns, Eastern Esplanade, Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2HL
Sat 4 Dec

Georgia O'Keeffe: Memories of Drawings

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Produced between 1915 and 1963, the drawings span the period O’Keeffe became a major figure in American art, renowned for her distinctive forms and her tenacity in pursuing her innovative
The Beaney 18 High Street Canterbury CT1 2RA
Today, Sun 28 Nov, Tue 30 Nov to Sun 5 Dec

The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker After a sell-out tour last year, this festive favourite makes a welcome return this Christmas. Retaining all the much-loved characters and music, but in a kid-sized version, the show engages all ages...
Malthouse Theatre, Malthouse Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7JA
Mon 20 Dec

Family Film: The Boss Baby 2 – Family Business (PG)

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In the sequel to DreamWorks Animation's Oscar-nominated blockbuster comedy, the Templeton brothers - Tim (James Marsden, X-Men franchise) and his Boss Baby little bro Ted (Alec Baldwin) - have
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sun 28 Nov

Family Film: The Polar Express (U)

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An enchanting and spectacular train ride from start to finish, this is a truly magical, very seasonal animation.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sat 4 Dec

Stick Man

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What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire!
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sat 4 Dec and Sun 5 Dec

Family Film: Home Alone (PG)

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Cheer on pint-sized hero, Kevin as he runs rings around two would-be burglars in this Christmas caper full of pranks and booby-traps galore.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sun 5 Dec

Family Film: The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

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Joyful Muppet version of the best-known Christmas story of all time, the classic Dickens holiday tale A Christmas Carol.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sat 18 Dec

Family Film: Arthur Christmas (U)

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Aardman Animations clever and earnest holiday film is heartwarming, imaginative and surprisingly funny. At Santa Claus’s super-secret toy-making facility, Mr.
Gulbenkian University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NB
Sat 18 Dec

Ceramic Pop-Up Whitstable

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Ceramic Pop-Up Whitstable Ceramic Pop-Up Whitstable, organised by Vicky Hageman, is a group show of over 30 talented ceramic artists from East Kent.
Whitstable Museum Gallery, 5a Oxford Street, Whitstable CT5 1DB
Today and Sun 28 Nov

Faversham Christmas Artisan Crafts and Gift Indoor Market

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Faversham Christmas Artisan Crafts and Gift Indoor Market Christmas Artisan Crafts ,and Gift Market offering unusual and unique products from local makers and traders . Come and have look round , you will be amazed !
The Alexander Centre, 17 Preston St, Faversham ME13 8NZ
Today, Sun 28 Nov, Sun 5 Dec, Sun 12 Dec

Smarden Christmas Tree Festival

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The old Parish Church will be filled with over 30 Christmas Trees, glittering and sparkling in the winter light. Some will be beautiful. Some will be unusual, and some will really make you laugh.
St Michael’s Church, Smarden TN27 8QD
Fri 10 Dec to Sun 12 Dec

Santa Special, We love Christmas at the Kent and East Sussex Railway

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We have been welcoming families to meet Santa on our trains for 46 years! There’s nothing quite like the pleasure of a steam train ride knowing your child will meet Santa and receive a gift, all...
Kent and East Sussex Railway Tenterden Town Station Station Road Tenterden TN30 6HE
Sat 4 Dec, Sun 5 Dec, Sat 11 Dec, Sun 12 Dec, Sat 18 Dec, Sun 19 Dec, Tue 21 Dec to Fri 24 Dec

Yuletide Specials NEW FOR 2021…

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Join us at the Kent and East Sussex Railway on the 10th December ‘OH WHAT FUN IT IS TO RIDE ON A STEAM-HAULED CHRISTMAS TRAIN!
Kent & East Sussex Railway Tenterden Town Station Station Road Tenterden TN30 6HE
Fri 10 Dec

Pop-Up Christmas Fair

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Join local charity The Sara Lee Trust at the Hub on Rye Hill for their Pop-Up Christmas Fair which will have a variety of stalls selling locally handmade gifts, stocking fillers, vintage clothing,
Hub On Rye Hill Kiln Drive Rye Foreign TN31 7SQ
Sat 11 Dec

Rye Market

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Every Thursday rye market 52 weeks a year, you can get your weekly fruit and veg, bakery, fresh flowers, olives, 5 star catering unit, cards and gifts, garden goods, household items, and lots of
Rye cattle market, rye TN31 7AN
Thu 2 Dec, Thu 9 Dec

Chubby & The Gang

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Chubby & The Gang + special guests. Artists performing: Chubby & The Gang. Tickets avaiable.
Chinnerys Southend, Southend on Sea SS1 2EJ
Sun 28 Nov

Scrooge!

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Scrooge! It’s Christmas Eve 1843 and miser Ebenezer Scrooge is preparing to greet the festive season with his usual ‘bah humbug’ riposte.
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road, Westcliff On Sea SS0 9LA
Today

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Stars of the stage and screen, Wendi Peters (Big! The Musical; Coronation Street) and Bill Ward (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie; Emmerdale), will lead a thrilling new production of The Legend of...
Southend Palace Theatre, 430 London Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9LA
Mon 29 Nov to Sat 4 Dec

PREVIEW live music SHOWCASE

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3rd of DECEMBER # PREVIEW live music SHOWCASE A FREE evening of Live Music. Friendly atmosphere: stage, lights, surround sound & a bit of Razzamatazz.
’The Function Bar’ (Own entrance) @ THE PLOUGH, 426-428 London Road, Westcliff-on-sea SS0 9LA
Fri 3 Dec

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