March at The Bargeman’s Rest

March at The Bargeman’s Rest

Hello, March is well and truly upon us. Below you can check out our upcoming live music schedule, hear about some exciting upcoming events and be tempted by our delicious menu. Read on to find out more.

Live music this month

If you are planning a visit to The Bargeman’s Rest be sure to see our upcoming live music schedule for March. We have a whole host of great local musicians to keep you entertained the whole month through.

Here are some of the great artists you can expect to see this month…

JC Jazz Trio:

Join us at The Bargeman’s Rest on the 29th March for a relaxed Sunday afternoon of Traditional Jazz between 1pm – 3pm. Mark Thomas will be on the banjo/ ukulele/vocals. Jon Thorne – double bass. Sándor Sztankovics – Drums.

Claydon Connor:

Claydon regularly achieves success on the road with an instant stage presence, engaging his audience from start to finish.


An acoustic duo based in the South of the UK, playing a mixture of covers to suit all tastes.

Plus so much more! Be sure to keep an eye on our live music database for more information on upcoming artists. As always its free entry and everyone is welcome!


Other upcoming events:

The Friendly Frolic – 8th March

The Friendly Frolic is back for 2020. The Frolic is a casual, fun, no-pressure run.  It is a set of loops that you choose to run, from the pub.  

Run as much or as little as you like, then chill out at the Bargeman’s Rest and enjoy the refreshments.


Mother’s Day – 22nd March

Does your mum deserve a special treat this Mother’s Day? Why not bring her to The Bargeman’s Rest for a relaxing afternoon of great food, live music and fine wine?

We will be serving our usual delicious main menu from 12noon as well as our daily specials board. We cater to a number of dietary requirements including gluten free, vegan and vegetarian so there is something for everyone.

To book your table give us a call on 01983 525828


Why not spoil her with a bottle of bubbly? We have a tempting selection, including…

Lunetta Prosecco Spumante NV (200ml bottle) £7.25

Lunetta Rose Spumante  (200ml bottle) £7.25

Prosecco Brut (Bottle) £23.50

Champagne Brut (Bottle) £42.50


What’s on at our sister pubs this month?

The Steamer Inn turns 20! 13th – 17th – March

This year marks 20 years since our sister pub The Steamer Inn on Shanklin seafront first opened its doors. A true Isle of Wight family-owned and family-run pub, The Steamer has been a firm fixture on Shanklin Esplanade ever since. To mark this milestone the team at The Steamer will be throwing a five day long birthday celebration.

Enjoy live entertainment, with music from talented local musicians each day, a themed specials board with yummy dishes that were popular back in the 2000s as well as 20% off selected drinks throughout the celebration.

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‘Pianothon’ Success with Mike Grist at The Bargeman’s Rest

‘Pianothon’ Success with Mike Grist at The Bargeman’s Rest

Did you join us here at The Bargeman’s Rest on the 12th January 2020 to help support our friend Mike Grist in raising money for the South Wight Youth Theatre? 

Mike is a local pianist performing across the Island with a varied music style. His 12 hour Pianothon here at The Bargeman’s Rest was in aid of raising money and awareness for the South Wight Youth Theatre, a young persons charity providing drama coaching and performance opportunities for young people up to the age of 18 right here on the Isle of Wight.

Mike preformed for 12 hours straight from 10:30am – 10:30pm keeping our lovely customers entertained throughout the day and raising a fantastic £1,250 for the charity, Well done Mike! 

On his Facebook @mikegristmusic he thanked all who attended and donated, by saying: 

Dear all, I must give thanks to all of those who contributed to last week’s Pianothon. The whole 12 hours was completed, and I must give thanks to Jane Gibbs and Dan from the Bargeman’s, to the band of merry men (and women) who stayed ‘TIL the end, and also those members of South Wight Youth Theatre who appeared during the day. Thanks to some VERY generous donations, I managed to raise £1250.00. I am a very happy man. Thank you all.

Be sure to visit his Facebook to be kept up to date with any future gigs and don’t forget to give The Bargeman’s Rest a follow too, to hear about all the upcoming live entertainment. 

Visit our live music database to see our upcoming schedule of local live music right here throughout the week.