Edith May Blogs


Rochester Dickens Festival, Fri 8th – Sun 10th June

Following her visit to Rochester for the Sweeps Festival at the start of May, Edith May will be returning to Rochester Pier for the Dickens Festival, where she will be running trips up to Cuxton and back. Sailing barges have been a feature of the Thames and Medway rivers for the past 200 years, with […]



Rochester Sweeps Festival, 5th-7th May

The ‘Edith May’ kicked off her 2012 season by attending the Rochester Sweeps Festival over the early May bank holiday. The annual spring fit out had proved challenging due to the adverse weather, with paint being applied between the showers (and then washed off again!) right up until the mooring ropes were cast off at […]



Edith May @ The English Festival, 21/4/12

The English Festival, celebrating English culture, tradition and history, based at Riverside Country Park in Medway, is now in it’s third year and the Edith May Trading Company was invited to create a stand promoting sailing barges. It proved to be a big hit at the Festival. In the marquee were displays on the Edith […]