Past 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.

Past Events

Date
Saturday, 27th April 2024

Time
10am bar open 4pm world famous St George's play 6pm close

Dead Horse Morris and the Broomdashers performing their world famous St Georges play

Dead Horse Morris and the Broomdashers will be performing their world famous St Georges play!

 

Date
Sunday, 21st April 2024

Time
12 noon

Cruise Bereavement Marathon Walk

Sunday 21st April, we have the Cruse Marathan Walk. We have Tammy’s partner, the strong Adam walking along with 40 others!  So please give them lots of support and encouragement. This is the walking version……. 26.2 miles around the Kent coast and finishing at the brewery for a well-earned beer.  This is in aid of Cruse Bereavement Support.  If you would consider sponsoring Adam, we have a Just Giving page Peter’s Fundraising for Cruse Bereavement Support.  The walk will start at 7am and the walkers aim arrive back at the brewery around 3:30pm – all welcome to cheer Adam and the other walkers in!  We will have live music from James Skelton and food available so please join us for the party.  The brewery bar will be open from midday on Sunday.

Date
Friday, 19th April 2024

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

Firkins at Full Moon in April

The Ragged Bandits will be playing on Friday 19th April at the brewery

Open at 4pm, music 7pm, close 10pm

Kent based folk, blues and rock band playing a wide variety of exciting instruments

Ollie will also  play some solo numbers

Five beers on tap

Stone baked pizza with a choice of tasty toppings!

The Pink Moon is named after a species of early blooming wildflower. In other cultures is also called the Egg Moon and the Sprouting grass moon as this is when the geese lay their eggs and the birds come back.

Full Moon details
Wednesday, 24th April 12:24am
Pink Moon
Date
Saturday, 30th March 2024

Time
10am to 6pm - Easter egg hunt between 2-4pm

Easter Event

This Saturday we are holding an Easter Egg Hunt! All proceeds go to Demelza charity. All welcome, we hope to see you there.

Date
Friday, 22nd March 2024

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

Firkins at Full Moon in March

This moon is called the Worm Moon because it is the last full moon of winter in which worm trials would appear in the ground. It is also refered to as the Sap Moon, after the tapping of maple trees.

Full Moon details
Monday, 25th March 7:00am
Worm Moon
Date
Friday, 23rd February 2024

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

Firkins at Full Moon in February

The Snow Moon is named after February’s cold, snowy weather.  It is also referred to as the hunger moon or the storm moon.

Live music from 7pm from the wonderful Callum who will bring you a fun evening of blues and roots music with some of his own material too!

Full Moon details
Saturday, 24th February 12:30am
Snow Moon
Date
Friday, 26th January 2024

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

Firkins at Full Moon in January 2024

 

The first Firkins at Full Moon of 2024 will be Friday 26th January with Lee Thompson for some great songs from the 60s right through to the present day. Lee is a very talented musician and creates a great, fun atmosphere.

Firkins at Full Moon in January celebrates the Wolf Moon, named after the howling of hungry wolves lamenting the scarcity of food in midwinter.

So why not come along to enjoy some delicious freshly brewed beer, hear some good music and listen out for the wolves that we often hear from our neighbouring Wildwood?

Full Moon details
Thursday, 25th January 5:54pm
Wolf Moon
Date
Friday, 22nd December 2023

Time
Open 4pm, Carols 6pm, Hoodeners 8pm

Firkins at Full Moon in December

Merry Christmas from Goody ales!

Come and celebrate with us by supping a glass or two of ale or whatever takes your fancy, tucking into a delicious spit-roast turkey, carol singing, The Hoodners with their hobby horse and more singing.

Our festive beer will lure you into the spirit of Christmas! Good King Wenceslas Christmas beer

 

Full Moon details
Wednesday, 27th December 12:33am
Cold Moon
Date
Thursday, 21st December 2023

Time
4pm-7pm

Christmas Fancy Dress this Thursday!

Christmas fancy dress! Thursday 21st December 4pm-7pm at the brewery
Wear what you like, be who you want to be ….. ! Christmas is coming!!
🍻🎄🤶💃🏽👻🎅🏼👩🏻‍🍳💆🏽😻👷‍♂️🍺
All welcome!
Pick up some great Christmas presents for your friends and family
Date
Friday, 24th November 2023

Time
4pm-10pm

Full Beaver Moon- Firkins At Full Moon

The first full moon of November- open 4pm-10pm

Featuring Lee Thomson (from 7pm) , a solo singer/guitarist playing songs from the 60s all the way to present day!

Symbolises a time t0 let go of past troubles or grief and look forward to a new season and soon, a new year. in the past was a time to set traps before the swamps froze over to ensure a good supply of furs for the winter or shows the time beavers were most active in preparation for winter.
Also symbolises encouragement to reflect on our journey achievments and aspirations.
Full Moon details
Monday, 27th November 9:16pm
Full Beaver Moon