Deal Town Council

The Council consists of fifteen Councillors, some of whom are also Dover District Councillors, all elected every four years. The Mayor is a Councillor elected annually by the members of the Council. The town is divided into three wards, Mill Hill, North Deal and Middle Deal, with Councillors representing each ward.

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The artist working with Deal Town Council is Colin Priest. To follow his project blog please click on the yellow – red bars.


Over the last month or so a new boiler has been installed in Deal Town Hall, as the old one broke. This has meant a rethink on the scale and location of the wallpaper, [...]


Today the limited edition wallpaper for Deal Town Hall was printed!


Visiting ephemera fairs and watching online auctions, essentially passing time – you never know what you might stumble across. In June I found a WW1 playing card – decorated with a blackberry bush – [...]


Some photos from last nights Scratch Performance. Thank you to everyone who made the evening happen.


PRESS RELEASE Blackberry Tonic Scratch Performance Following the discovery of the National Blackberry Collection around Deal in the Kent Messenger (07/09/1918), the simple collective act of picking blackberries reveals the resilience of Home Front [...]


Day Two Arrived to Deal Market today – fresh pies, local cheeses, homemade jams and plenty of sunshine. Deal transforms at the weekend. Had a very productive meeting with Mark Heller and Maddie Cordes [...]


Filming Day One – 27.08.2015 Despite the driving rain – the town hall interior was awash with brightness as the refurbishment continues with gusto. The main entrance stair to the chamber has been freshened [...]


Visited the Mercantile Marine Memorial this weekend. Designed by Edwin Lutyens, I was taken aback by the simplicity of the geometry, its sudden position near Tower Bridge junction and its clear architectural gestures to [...]


The glass rods arrived – more on this soon.


After attending Peter’s stirring performance of Channel Firing at The National Portrait Gallery, I was particularly struck by the energetic hum in the room. The context of political portraits, listening to words, sight of [...]