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BETTESHANGER SPORTS
AND SOCIA
L CLUB
in association with

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  • SITUATIONISTS
    SITUATIONISTS
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Deal
    29 Jun 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    29 Jun 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    Situationists are a three-piece rock band delivering killer covers from Pink Floyd to the Cure and Killers. Their mission is to rock the world. Get ready for a no-frills, high energy show that'll leave you craving mre.
  • MIXED EMOTIONS
    MIXED EMOTIONS
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Bettes Bar - Deal
    06 Jul 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar - Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar - Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Mixed Emotions have been performing for 33 years together and perform all genre's of music.
  • QUIZ - Peter Jone's Monthly Quiz Night
    QUIZ - Peter Jone's Monthly Quiz Night
    Wed, 10 Jul
    Deal
    10 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:20
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    10 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:20
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    BEST QUIZ IN TOWN - this Wednesday 10th July. Join Peter Jones for his monthly quiz in support of the "Royal National Lifeboat Institution". Held every second Wednesday of the month at Bettes Bar, Betteshanger Sports & Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN between 19:00 - 22:15 pm.
  • RECALL 60'S
    RECALL 60'S
    Sat, 13 Jul
    Bettes Bar Deal
    13 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    13 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    The Recall is a 60's revival band from north Kent. Available for pubs, clubs, parties & events. They perform some of the biggest hits of the era so put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a serious sing-along shindig at BETTES BAR!
  • DEAL MUSIC FESTIVAL - Betteshanger Brass Band & Deal & Walmer Handelian Choral Society
    DEAL MUSIC FESTIVAL - Betteshanger Brass Band & Deal & Walmer Handelian Choral Society
    Sun, 14 Jul
    Deal
    14 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    14 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    Two local music groups come together to perform a lively programme including brass band music and popular choruses. Musical Directors Mike West and Chris Lokyer.
  • DANIELLE
    DANIELLE
    Sat, 20 Jul
    Bettes Bar Deal
    20 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    20 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Danielle Spinney is one of our most popular talented female artists at Bettes Bar.
  • ELTON TOWERS
    ELTON TOWERS
    Sat, 27 Jul
    Bettes Bar Deal
    27 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    27 Jul 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    ELTON TOWERS or, ET as he's affectionately known, has never stopped gigging since his teens. He plays with bands ranging from swing to rock & even an Abba tribute, but always at the heart of his playing is Elton John's music which he portrays with passion & intensity, like the great man himself.
  • SOUNDWAVE
    SOUNDWAVE
    Sat, 03 Aug
    Bettes Bar Deal
    03 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    03 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Soundwave, an 80's band formerly known as SPECTRUM has now rebranded and covers all decades of party, singalong, and dance vibe songs. South East's newest party and function band and a new band to Bettes Bar this season.
  • RICHIE TRIANGLE
    RICHIE TRIANGLE
    Sat, 10 Aug
    Bettes Bar Deal
    10 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    10 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Join Richie as he takes you through a journey of music through the ages. Playing songs that are deep rooted in your heart and mind. Rebuilding the fragments of memory, from songs of past and present and presenting them in masterfully amalgamated mashups
  • MAZ RHODES
    MAZ RHODES
    Sat, 17 Aug
    Deal
    17 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    17 Aug 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Deal, Welfare Sports Ground, Cavell Square, Deal CT14 9HN, UK
    'Little Girl Big Voice' (solo cover singer) & Mazz Rhodes (singer/songwriter).
  • THE DIAL
    THE DIAL
    Mon, 26 Aug
    Bettes Bar Deal
    26 Aug 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    26 Aug 2024, 14:00 – 16:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    The Dial are a five/six piece party band playing live music at parties, weddings and corporate events across the south of England. Showcasing classic rock, soul and dance hits, our set features many songs not performed by other party bands, music by artists such as Fleetwood Mac, 10CC, Santana.
  • TOTAL RECALL
    TOTAL RECALL
    Sat, 31 Aug
    Bettes Bar Deal
    31 Aug 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    31 Aug 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    All 80s classics you know & love: Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Queen, Nik Kershaw, Bon Jovi, & more!
  • JASON LEIGH BAND
    JASON LEIGH BAND
    Sat, 07 Sept
    Bettes Bar Deal
    07 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    07 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Pop to Rock, Country to Reggae, 50's - 00's. Anything & Everything Can & Probably Will Happen!!!
  • KT & THE BEATS
    KT & THE BEATS
    Sat, 14 Sept
    Bettes Bar - Deal
    14 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar - Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    14 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar - Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    KT & THE BEATS are a 7 piece Soul Mowtown disco ska and pop band and will be making their debut performance at Bettes Bar on Saturday 14th September.
  • STEVE JAMES
    STEVE JAMES
    Sat, 21 Sept
    Bettes Bar Deal
    21 Sept 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    21 Sept 2024, 20:00 – 23:00
    Bettes Bar Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Join us for a great night's entertainment. Stephen James. ( Stephen Goucher ) Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 8.30pm. Not to be missed!!
  • NICK BOSWORTH
    NICK BOSWORTH
    Sat, 28 Sept
    BETTES BAR Deal
    28 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    28 Sept 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Nick is based in Kent and regularly performs for weddings, cruise ships, corporate events and many other events. Nick prides himself on his extensive musical knowledge and repertoire of 400 songs spanning the last 7 decades. His wide range of musical knowledge and professional experience will ensure
  • VERTIGO PARK
    VERTIGO PARK
    Sat, 05 Oct
    BETTES BAR Deal
    05 Oct 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    05 Oct 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Thanet-based band playing an eclectic mix of 80’s pop with a little bit of rock, funk & rap!
  • MARLEYBONE JELLY
    MARLEYBONE JELLY
    Sat, 12 Oct
    BETTES BAR Deal
    12 Oct 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    12 Oct 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    BETTES BAR Deal, betteshanger sports and social club, Deal CT14 9HR, UK
    Marylebone Jelly is an experienced five-piece live band with a repertoire that covers the best and classic hits from the last five decades. We provide an excellent, friendly service from your initial enquiry right through to the end of your event. We pride ourselves on working to an exceptionally hi
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Our History

Betteshanger Social Welfare Scheme Sports & Social Club is situated on a piece of land known as the “Welfare Ground” situated on Cavell Square in the area of Mill Hill near the coastal town of Deal.

Back in the early 30s this ground was leased by the new welfare organisation so that Football, Rugby and Cricket could be played by the new workforce at Betteshanger Colliery.

In 1936, the 12-acre ground was given as a Jubilee gift to the employees at Betteshanger Colliery provided they built the play areas and pavilions themselves; this included a new bowls green.

The year 2000 saw the new sports club established, this included a full size 4 rink indoor bowls, 10 changing rooms and 3 fair size halls.

The welfare sections that use the sports club are: Cricket (Senior & Junior), Football (Senior & Junior), Brass Band, Indoor Bowls, Outdoor Bowls and our Social Section with live bands on a Saturday evening. Not forgetting our sister club, Betteshanger Social Club & Community Centre situated out at the old pit site, Circular Road, Betteshanger.

The club has always been available to the local community as a social centre, at the moment we host a weekly morning breakfast club on a Tuesday with Darts, Pool and Bingo being regular users. The function room is hired out most week-ends.


The Welfare Scheme also has an Allotment Section (Hillside House Allotment & Gardening Association), Sea Fishing (Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Sea Angling Club), and a Pigeon Club.

In March 2019, the Bar became a Private Limited Company, a requirement for all charities who have a bar on their premises. The company is known as Bettes Bar, and is at the forefront of all of our functions. 

Contact Us

Contact Us

The Welfare Sportsground, Cavell Square, Deal, Kent, CT14 9HN England

For venue hire/bookings, please contact Marie Parry

Office Tel: (01304) 372080

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