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Half Term Drop-in Session Monday

Half Term Drop-in Session Monday

23 October 2017 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 23 and 25 October and are themed "Hereward and the Anglo-Saxons" to make them even more exciting...
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Half Term Drop-in Session Wednesday

Half Term Drop-in Session Wednesday

25 October 2017 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 23 and 25 October and are themed "Hereward and the Anglo-Saxons" to make them even more exciting...
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Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy

Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy

27 October 2017 7pm

Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy 'The Word in Exile: Translating the Bible for Reformation England' An Irishman educated largely in England, he did his doctoral work at Cambridge under Owen Chadwick and...
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Topping & Company Book Event - Nigella Lawson

Topping & Company Book Event - Nigella Lawson

31 October 2017 7:30pm

Topping & Company Book events provide rich illumination into an author's work and help deepen the experience of reading. They are lively experiences with the emphasis on direct communication between author...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Ribe Kammerkor, Denmark

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Ribe Kammerkor, Denmark

03 November 2017 1:10pm

Lotte Bille Glęsel Director Pia Hansen Soprano Andrew Parnell Accompanist Music by Gade, Palestrina, Nielsen and others Ribe Kammerkor is a mixed chamber choir of about 30 voices, from Ely's twin Cathedral city of Ribe...
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Ely Choral Society and Ribe Kammerkor, Denmark

Ely Choral Society and Ribe Kammerkor, Denmark

04 November 2017 7:30pm

A Choral Celebration of the Ely-Ribe (Denmark) Twinning Association GADE Morgensang; Benedictus og Amen BRITTEN Rejoice in the Lamb MENDELSSOHN Hear my Prayer SCHUBERT Mass in C RUTTER Angels' Carol and Clare Benediction Lotte Bille Glęsel and...
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Show of Hands - The Cathedrals Tour

Show of Hands - The Cathedrals Tour

08 November 2017 7:30pm

With guest Kirsty Merryn This is where the magic happens. The 2017 Show of Hands 'Sanctuary' tour travels the length and breadth of England, breathing new life into our most ancient and...
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Prime Brass Concert

Prime Brass Concert

11 November 2017 8pm

Prime Brass Junior Prime Brass* Organ Edmund Aldhouse Conductors Paul Trepte, Christopher Lawrence* Programme Vierne - Marche Triomphale Paul Trepte - Fanfares and Chorales (new commission) Widor - Salvum Fac Populum Mussorgsky - Night on a Bare Mountain K Naylor...
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Service of Remembrance

Service of Remembrance

12 November 2017 10:30am

The Service of Remembrance which takes place in the Cathedral each year is always attended by many members of the public and serving members of the armed forces and local veterans. "They...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair

Christmas Gift & Food Fair

17 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017

The hugely successful Christmas Gift & Food Fair at Ely Cathedral promises to be one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences for 2017.
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'Saying Goodbye' Service

'Saying Goodbye' Service

19 November 2017 6:30pm

Run by the Mariposa Trust. The Saying Goodbye Services are the first national set of remembrance services for people who have lost a child at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or...
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G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2017

G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2017

23 November 2017 7:30pm

Expect to hear timeless classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and All I Want For Christmas, as well as delightful medleys to evoke the Christmas spirit, all...
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The Military Wives Choir Home for Christmas Cathedral Tour 2017

The Military Wives Choir Home for Christmas Cathedral Tour 2017

29 November 2017 7:30pm

With over 70 choirs in British military bases across the UK and overseas, the Military Wives Choirs is a charity that brings women in the military community closer together through singing....
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Papworth Hospital Charity's Annual Christmas Carol Service

Papworth Hospital Charity's Annual Christmas Carol Service

02 December 2017 11am

The carol service provides the perfect opportunity for festive cheer with traditional carols and readings whilst raising vital funds for Papworth Hospital. Carols will be led by the wonderful Ely Cathedral...
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Advent Procession with Carols

Advent Procession with Carols

03 December 2017 6pm

The Church has always kept Advent as a season of great solemnity - a time in which to meditate upon the ultimate issues of death, judgement, hell and heaven. Advent, though,...
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'Through Music We Care' - A Special Christmas Concert

'Through Music We Care' - A Special Christmas Concert

08 December 2017 7:30pm

In aid of The Household Cavalry Foundation Featuring: The Band of The Household Cavalry The Morriston Orpheus Choir James Banville (Organ) Alan Dedicoat (MC) A wonderful opportunity to hear one of the country's top Military Bands...
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Children's Society Christingle

Children's Society Christingle

09 December 2017 3pm

Proceeds will help The Children's Society's vital work with children facing life's harshest challenges: children who may find themselves sleeping rough this winter; fleeing conflict and war; caught in a...
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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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Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

22 December 2017 7:30pm

A memorable evening of traditional Christmas carols and seasonal music in the magical setting of Ely Cathedral. The magnificent 30ft Christmas Tree and soaring voices of the Cathedral Choir creates a...
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Service of Readings and Carols

Service of Readings and Carols

31 December 2017 3pm

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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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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Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

Sing-a-long-a Sound of Music

27 January 2018 7:30pm

Come and enjoy a screening of classic film 'The Sound of Music', sing-a-long version with 'The Voices' choir in habits. Shall we ponder the problem with Maria and wonder whether the...
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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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Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight

Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight

10 February 2018 7:30pm

Concert Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith returns to Ely Cathedral for his 9th annual Sparkling Valentines Concert by Candlelight. This year he is joined by a group of outstanding string players in a...
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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 Tallis...
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