The Astor Picture House

Given to the people of Deal by the Astor family in 1945 for the 'courage and fortitude' during WW2, the theatre has become a hugely important hub for culture, learning, shared experiences, school interaction and belonging.  

The Astor is a unique multi-purpose arts centre offering an eclectic mix of music, theatre, literary events, art exhibitions, films and a range of classes and clubs for all ages and tastes.  

Our aim is to serve the whole community by providing an inspiring, enriching, entertaining and educational programme that enables access to the arts for all.  

The Astor is open 7 days a week, presenting over 150 events every year with 30+community groups using the building every week, recording studio, music school and cafe/bar.  



Stanhope Road Deal Kent CT14 6AB





01304 370220

What you need to know

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