Events

Set in the Kent countryside, Bleangate Brewery is blessed with fields surrounded by ancient oak woodlands. The brewery taproom and shop, 'The Cathedral', is a special place to worship the product of the bine and the grain, a wonderful place to stop by for a glass or two of beer, a takeaway or join the faithful at Firkins at Full Moon, our monthly gatherings.

Firkins at Full Moon events include a range of live music, and other entertainment. Click below to be added to the mailing list for regular monthly newsletters.

Upcoming Events

Date
Friday, 19th July 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Firkins at Full Moon in July

Firkins at Full Moon in July

Friday 19th July

A great live band are back – Rick West and his Band!

Open 4pm

Music 7pm

Stone baked pizza and local gourmet pork pies!

Five cask ales on tap plus more!

All welcome

Full Moon information:

Male deer, which shed their antlers every year, begin to regrow them in July.  Some refer to this moon as the thunder moon due to the summer storms.

Full Moon details
Sunday, 21st July 11:17am
Buck Moon
Date
Friday, 16th August 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Firkins at Full Moon in August

Named after North Americas largest fish, the Surgeon Moon is during the time that the species increased in number and is also referred to as the red moon due to the reddish hue it takes on in the summer skies.

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Full Moon details
Friday, 16th August 7:27pm
Sturgeon Moon
Date
Friday, 20th September 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Firkins at Full Moon in September

Septembers Full Moon is called the Corn Moon because this is when the crops are gathered at the end of the summer season. The moon appears particularly bright and rises early, letting farmers continue harvesting into the night.

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Full Moon details
Wednesday, 18th September 3:34am
Corn/Harvest moon
Date
Saturday, 5th October 2024

Time
10am to 6pm
Date
Saturday, 19th October 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Firkins at Full Moon in October

October is the Preferred month to hunt summer-fattened deer and fox are unable to hide in bare fields. like the corn/hunters moon, this moon is particularly bright and long in the sky.

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Full Moon details
Thursday, 17th October 12:26pm
Hunters Moon
Date
Friday, 8th November 2024

Time
4pm-10pm

Bonfire Night

GUnpowder, Treason & Hops!

Date
Friday, 15th November 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Firkins at Full Moon in November

The November full moon is called the Beaver Moon because this was the time to set up traps before the swamps froze to ensure a good supply of furs for the winter but also because this is the most active time for beavers to build their winter dams.

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Full Moon details
Friday, 15th November 9:28pm
Beaver Moon
Date
Friday, 13th December 2024

Time
Bar opens 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Christmas Firkins at Full Moon

The coming of winter earned Decembers full name moon, the Cold Moon. Its also the first full moon after winter solsist (the shortest day and longest night of the year)

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Full Moon details
Sunday, 15th December 9:02am
Cold Moon