Blue Flower


Dover Athletic FC June 2018 




Christmas Carols outside the Just Reproach, King Street, Deal,
has become an annual fixture, no matter how cold!

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DBA Members joined the 2017

Deal Festival Summer Music School

From EK Mercury 

Emily Sole
Malandra Rogers (trumpets)
Chiara Shearn (bassoon)












Roger Marples Beer Festival

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover
Friday 10th March, 7.30pm

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Last events of 2016:

 Christmas Tree Fair Trinity Church Deal Sat Dec 3rd



Events 2016:


Sunday 18th Sept: Deal Brasserie
Sunday  4th Sept: Walmer Lifeboat Station
Saturday 16th July: Eastry Village Fete
Saturday 18th June: St Andrew's Church Fair, Deal
Sunday 5th June: Walmer Castle Blooming Gardens
Friday 18th March:  Marthas & Marys/Barnabas B'fast Trinity Church, Deal
Sunday 17th January: Young Musicians Masterclass with The Cory Band, Dover

Events 2015:
Sunday 20th December:  Carol Service at The Ark Centre, Dover
Saturday 19th December:  Carols at The Just Reproach, Deal
Sunday 20th September: Deal Braderie
Saturday 12th September: Royal British Legion Service, St Andrew's Church, Deal
Sunday 6th September:  Walmer Lifeboat Service

Saturday 18th July:  Eastry Village Fair 

Eastry Fair 2


Saturday 20th June: St Andrew's Church Deal, Summer Fair



There is a video clip of our performance
posted by St Andrew's




Sunday 7th June - Walmer Castle Blooming Gardens Weekend 

The band performed for a second year during another gloriously hot, sunny afternoon, with an appreciative audience of visitors to the Castle and gardens, seated on the grass around the croquet lawn with their picnics.
We also gave the opportunity for our Junior Band to play their first public performance.
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Videos from the event (YouTube - opens in new window):
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Events 2014:
Mon 15th December: End-of-Term Christmas Party and informal concert
Sun 14th December: Lunchtime Carols at Dover Almshouses
Sun 16th November: "Concert for Fred" - special performance for the Band's Honorary President, Fred Thomson 
Watch the edited video here Concert for Fred (opens in new window)
Sat 15th November: Deal Town Hall, Fundraiser for ACE charity
Sun 21st October: Deal Braderie and Band BBQ
Sat 20th October:  Dover District Council  Chairman's Garden Party, Russell Gardens
Sunday 5th October: Memorial Match for 25th Anniversary of Royal Marines' Band Service bombing - Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club
Watch "Over the Rainbow" video on YouTube (opens in new window)
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Sunday 28th September - King's Head, Deal
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Saturday 19th July - Eastry Village Fete
Sunday 6th July - opening of Nelson Room  by The Admiral of The Fleet,
Lord Boyce, Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club
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Saturday 5th July - young members in Concert with the Cory Band, Dover
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Sunday 22nd June - Armed Forces Day, Dover
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Saturday 21st June - Walmer Summer Fayre
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*** Watch the video *** of our signoff tune - Bless This House -
on YouTube    here  



Sunday 8th JuneWalmer Castle Blooming Gardens Weekend 

The band performed during a gloriously hot, sunny afternoon, with an appreciative audience of visitors to the Castle and gardens, seated on the grass around the croquet lawn with their picnics.
*** Watch the video! ***     here  (opens in a new window)

Walmer Castle



Saturday 3rd May, Men of Kent Veterans' Rugby Festival
Deal & Betteshanger Rugby Football Club
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Friday 7th March Roger Marples Beer Festival
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover
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Sunday 22nd December      Age Concern Deal Centre for the Retired
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 DBA played before the Deal Centre'sChristmas Lunch, to an appreciative group of clients, who sang along with the carols.
 Saturday 7th December    St Saviour's Parish Church, The Strand, Walmer 
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Band StSaviours 071213A small group from the  DBA squeezed into the chancel of St Saviour's Parish Church, Walmer, and performed a selection of carols and other seasonal music during the Christmas Coffee Morning from 10.00 to 12.00. We enjoyed the excellent acoustics, and a warm welcome (and a mince pie!) from the parishioners.
Sunday 20th October  Deal and Betteshanger RFC
Kent Under 12s Rugby Festival
image4DBA played a short programme during the Festival. The plan had been to play outdoors under the cover of a marquee, but due to the high winds we had to retreat into the Clubhouse, leaving most of the potential listeners spectating at the rugby pitches! Nonetheless we played to a small but appreciative audience, actually with rather good acoustics, and the Club will welcome us back for another event in better weather conditions!