Today (10th November 2017) is the centenary of the battle of Passchendaele. To mark the occasion, Big Hand brewery have produced Polygon Wood – the exact place of the battle – which helps to raise cash for the Royal British Legion. It’s available today and tomorrow at the Medway Beer Festival or until it runs out.

This years ales

The Beers

The ales have now arrived at the Medway Beer Festival and the full list can be found on ‘Our Beers’ page.

Music for 2017 Festival

Thursdays band is Kindred Spirits

On the Friday of the festival the band will be John Doggerell & The Bad Poets.

The Saturday band at the Medway Beer Festival – Dr Moogz


Artist in Residence

The Medway Beer Festival is breaking new ground this year by having an artist  in residence. Well known local character Wynford Vaughan Thomas will be at the event all three days. He will be available to create a sketch of you for a small fee and he will also be painting bigger images of the festival. You will be able to see him at work.