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Star of Bethlehem

Star of Bethlehem

28 Nov 2017 - 25 Jan 2018

Throughout December and January we invite you to come and experience an eye catching light display inspired by the Star of Bethlehem. The actual design is made up of a transparent...
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Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-long

Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-long

16 December 2017 2pm

with Littleport Brass Band Forget the Christmas shopping for an hour! Come and sing-a-long to your favourite carols accompanied by Littleport Brass Band. With Christmas music, readings and prayers. Free admission All welcome
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Advent Taizé

Advent Taizé

17 December 2017 6:30pm

A candlelit service in a gentle, reflective style - time and space in the busy build-up to Christmas All are welcome Music led by musicians from Ely Cathedral and the Diocese of...
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Christmas Holiday Drop-in session

Christmas Holiday Drop-in session

20 December 2017 10am - 12pm

A free Christmas Holiday drop-in to get the school holidays off to a festive start. The theme for this session will be Christmas Crafts, including the chance to make prayer angels...
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Advent Course

Advent Course

21 December 2017 7pm

Adult Learning is overseen by Canon Jessica Martin and comprises a rolling programme of lectures, discussion groups and courses, designed to help people engage with, grow in, and deepen their faith....
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Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

22 December 2017 7:30pm

This event is sold out.
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Service of Readings and Carols

Service of Readings and Carols

31 December 2017 4pm

As in previous years, this service will be supported by members of the Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers along with local singers, their guests and by any other singers who find themselves...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Drake University Chamber Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Drake University Chamber Choir

10 January 2018 1:10pm

Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other event please contact: ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE on 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email: box.office@elycathedral.org
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Lunchtime Concert - Menotti's opera 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

Lunchtime Concert - Menotti's opera 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

11 January 2018 1:10pm

A fully costumed and staged performance to celebrate the coming of the 3 kings. Amahl - George Balfour Amahl's Mother - Anna Marmion King Kaspar - James Beddoe King Melchior - James Quilligan King Balthazar -...
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Epiphanytide Procession

Epiphanytide Procession

14 January 2018 4pm

The Feast of the Epiphany - the Manifestation of Christ - has, in the Western Church, traditionally focused on the visit of the Magi, as recorded in St. Matthew's Gospel. In...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Randolph-Macon College Concert Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Randolph-Macon College Concert Choir

24 January 2018 1:10pm

Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other event please contact: ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE on 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email: box.office@elycathedral.org
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Common Worship - 20 Years On

Common Worship - 20 Years On

27 January 2018 10am

with Bishop David Stancliffe major architect of Common Worship Powcher's Hall Education Rooms All welcome - coffee from 9.30am contact j.martin@elycathedral.org #schooloftheSOul
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Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

27 January 2018 7:30pm

Come and enjoy our screening of The Sound of Music, sing-a-long version with our resident choir in habits 'Sing! Choirs'. Shall we ponder the problem with Maria and wonder whether the...
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100 Hearts for 100 Years

100 Hearts for 100 Years

01 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2019

SSAFA the Armed Forces charity brings their collection to Ely (South Transept) which will include 100 Hearts, some dating back to the First World War. Pincushions were made by wounded soldiers...
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To End All Wars

To End All Wars

01 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018

A dynamic new art installation in the South West transept of Ely Cathedral, commemorating the impact of the First World War in Cambridgeshire. With a cascade of 100 banners, each an...
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Candlemas

Candlemas

02 February 2018 7:30pm

For the third time Ely Cathedral will be holding its popular sell-out Candlemas event. Over 7000 candles will illuminate the hallowed spaces of the Cathedral and the sounds of Ely Cathedral...
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Faith in the Questions

Faith in the Questions

05 February 2018 7:30pm

Faith in the Questions Tour, Riding Lights Theatre Company/Scientists in Congregations Counting the Clouds a new one-act play by Nigel Forder followed by conversation with leading scientists. Riding Lights Theatre Company is one...
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'A Pastoral Heart: The Enduring Legacy of Michael Mayne' by Joel Huffstetler

'A Pastoral Heart: The Enduring Legacy of Michael Mayne' by Joel Huffstetler

06 February 2018 7:30pm

An insightful talk given by Joel Huffstetler, Rector at St. Luke's Parish, Cleveland, Tennessee about the life & work of The Very Reverend Michael Mayne who was Dean of Westminster, having...
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Wedding Preparation in a day

Wedding Preparation in a day

10 February 2018 9:15am - 4pm

Are you engaged to be married or planning to get married in 2018? This enjoyable course gives couples some time out together, offering helpful tips and advice on how to have...
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Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight

Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight

10 February 2018 7:30pm

Spectacular, locally-bred concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith returns to Ely Cathedral for the biggest and most varied Ely Valentines Concert yet. He will perform solo show-stoppers by Liszt, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Chopin and...
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Half Term Drop-in Session Monday

Half Term Drop-in Session Monday

12 February 2018 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 12 and 14 February. Activities include: Story Telling Brass Rubbing Arts and Crafts Puzzles and Games For further details telephone the Director of...
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Half Term Drop-in Session Wednesday

Half Term Drop-in Session Wednesday

14 February 2018 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 12 and 14 February. Activities include: Story Telling Brass Rubbing Arts and Crafts Puzzles and Games For further details telephone the Director of...
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Ely Cathedral Flower Festival 2018

Ely Cathedral Flower Festival 2018

21 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

Ely Cathedral's eagerly awaited Flower Festival returns in 2018 and promises to be one of the most spectacular events in East Anglia. Attractions include eye-catching displays, musical recitals, floral demonstrations and a...
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Military Wives Choir Concert and Private View of The Flower Festival

Military Wives Choir Concert and Private View of The Flower Festival

22 June 2018 7pm - 9pm

As part of our Flower Festival why not join us for a special evening which includes a concert given in the Lady Chapel by The Military Wives Choir followed by a...
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A Celebration of Peace

A Celebration of Peace

04 July 2018 7:30pm

Featuring a chorus of 300 voices from across the United States with East Anglia Chamber Orchestra. Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem | Old Hundreth Psalm | Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018

15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

The hugely successful Christmas Gift & Food Fair at Ely Cathedral promises to be one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences for 2018. Application packs to exhibit at this event will...
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G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2018

G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2018

20 November 2018 7:30pm

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... Due to overwhelming public demand, original X-Factor stars and operatic multi-platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back, with their atmospheric "G4 Christmas" tour across...
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