Edith May Blogs


Acoustic Architects , 29th Jan

The Acoustic Architects played aboard the Edith May on Saturday 29th January and gave everyone a cracking evenings entertainment. Starting off with a few of their own songs, the audience soon became involved as the band dished out percussion instruments and encouraged everyone to list up words associated with the barge to help them write […]



Shanty band ‘Hog Eye Men’, Sat 5th Feb

Following the pre-Christmas disappointment of the cancelled Carol Concert, the Hog Eyes were warmly welcomed aboard the barge by an appreciative audience. With six in the band, they belted out their traditional sea shanties and even had one especially for the old barge herself! A great evening was had by all and we look forward […]



Valentine’s Night, Mon 14th Feb

Valentine’s Day this year was a very special occasion aboard the Edith May, as the barges hold was turned into an intimate restaurant for 10 couples. With Tessa Billington’s beautiful harp playing accompanying each of the delicious courses and Sam Palacios returning to play love songs on his guitar, the romantic atmosphere was complete. We […]



Sam Palacios gig, Sat 12th Feb

Following the success of the previous weeks bands, the audience aboard the barge were treated to a slightly different evening on Saturday night as Sam Palacios visited the barge with his guitar. Playing plenty of well known classics in his own distinctive style, Sam belted out a range of cracking songs, from a Beatles medlee […]