Monday 3rd July


Coffee Concert

11.00am St Andrew’s Church, Deal

The Cambini Ensemble explores the music of Franz Lachner, composer, conductor and close friend of Franz Schubert.  By playing his Nonett in F for wind and strings, they hope to prove that you don’t have to be a “big name” to write a real winner of a piece.


Retiring Collection in aid of St Andrew’s Church and DFMA


7.45pm St Andrew’s Church, Deal (performance starts at 8.15pm)

Please wear something blue as a tribute to Elizabeth Carter

Commemorating 300 years since the birth of the Georgian scholar and `blue stocking`, Mrs Elizabeth Carter.  She was the daughter of the cantankerous Dr Nicholas Carter, Perpetual Curate of the newly built St George`s Church in Deal.


This is a lively ensemble performance by candlelight based on Elizabeth Carter`s voluminous letters.


The play is written by Gregory Holyoake, author of six books on Deal and Walmer.

Gregory Holyoake is an actor and author who lives in Deal.  As an actor he trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama before embarking on a theatrical career, appearing in tours and repertory nationwide.  He has been a photo-journalist for over forty years and has contributed hundreds of articles to prestigious magazines including Country Life, Illustrated London News, Country Homes and Interiors and, Kent Life.  He has written or photographed ten books, many of them featuring Deal


Ticket Prices: Full £12.00 Students £6.00 (including a glass of wine prior to the event)

Tickets available from The Astor Community Theatre, Deal on 01304 370220 or online

Alternatively please click here to download a printable postal booking form.


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