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Quaker Service Exhibition

Quaker Service Exhibition

01 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014

This exhibition shows what Quakers were moved to do during the First World War. Quakers first declared, publicly, their refusal to take part in armed conflict in the 17th century. Although...
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Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

24 August 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Programme J.S. Bach Pièce d'Orgue BWV 572 Howells Psalm Preludes: Set 1 De Grigny Hymne: Veni Creator Franck Choral No 3 in A Minor Sarah MacDonald came to the UK from her native Canada in 1992 as Organ Scholar of...
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Ely Tour and Tea

Ely Tour and Tea

25 August 2014 2pm - 4:30pm

Discover parts of Ely's Monastic Precincts in gardens not normally open to the public and enjoy a delicious cream tea in the garden of Powchers Hall. Tickets: £12 available at tickets.elycathedral.org or...
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Cambridge Voices - War & Peace

Cambridge Voices - War & Peace

25 August 2014 7:30pm

Cambridge Voices and the Orchestra of the Age of Reason present War & Peace. Directed by Ian de Massini. We mark the centenary of outbreak of World War 1 with a sumptuous...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert

28 August 2014 1:10pm

Meghan Gurley, Claire Coblentz, Angela Farquhar, Ben Cisneros, Tom Noyes, Stephen Armstrong. Scriabin: Etude in D sharp minor Tom Noyes, piano Williams: 'Schindler's List' Meghan Gurley, violin, Stephen Armstrong, piano Berloz: L'Absence Angela Farquhar, soprano Stephen...
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Organ Lollipops

Organ Lollipops

31 August 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Your chance to choose the programme! Organ Lollipops is a chance for the Cathedral organists to show off the instrument in lighter vein, and we invite you to submit suggestions for this...
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Open Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy

Open Lecture by Prof Eamon Duffy

01 September 2014 7:30pm

We are delighted that Professor Eamon Duffy has agreed to come to the Cathedral to talk about 'The role of devotion to the mother of God in the medieval English cathedral'....
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (Violin)

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (Violin)

04 September 2014 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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Prime Brass - Music for Symphonic Brass, Organ and Percussion

Prime Brass - Music for Symphonic Brass, Organ and Percussion

07 September 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Programme Arnold Bax Salute to Sydney John Gardner Sonata Secolare Arthur Bliss Greetings to a City Richard Strauss An Alpine Symphony (excerpts: On the Summit, Epilogue, Night) Malcolm Williamson Three Cities (Konstanz, Richmond, Fontainebleau) Mussorgsky The Great Gate of Kiev from 'Pictures at...
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Pembroke Players present 'The Merchant of Venice'

Pembroke Players present 'The Merchant of Venice'

11 September 2014 7:30pm

Join the Pembroke Players in this lively touring production of 'The Merchant of Venice' before their tour of Tokyo. Poster Tickets: £6, £5 (students) available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX...
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City of Ely Heritage Weekend

City of Ely Heritage Weekend

12 Sep 2014 - 14 Sep 2014

The City of Ely is seeped in history and is proud of its strong heritage with the largest collection of monastic buildings in private dwelling in Europe. It is therefore fitting...
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Ely Film Society present 'The Kid Brother'

Ely Film Society present 'The Kid Brother'

19 September 2014 8pm

Ely Film Society in partnership with Ely Cathedral presents Harold Lloyd in the 1927 silent masterpiece 'The Kid Brother' on a big screen with LIVE organ accompaniment by Cathedral organist Edmund...
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The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture

The Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture

24 September 2014 7:30pm

"He is not here..." First World memorial stained glass and the fragile art of remembrance - Dr Neil Moat In this lecture, held in the centenary year of the outbreak of the First...
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Performance by the Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe

Performance by the Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe

05 October 2014 2pm

Their third performance in this the Troupe's most prestigious and beautiful venue, as part of their 2014 UK tour. Since their last visit in 2010, their subsequent annual tours and the charity,...
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Ely Open Seminar Series - Lecture: NEUROLOGY AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

Ely Open Seminar Series - Lecture: NEUROLOGY AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

09 October 2014 7:30pm - 9pm

The Rev'd Dr. Alasdair Coles, Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Cambridge University. Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely. The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity Cambridge University will...
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

10 Oct 2014 - 12 Oct 2014

The Harvest Festival weekend at Ely Cathedral kicks off with the annual Harvest Supper in the beautiful setting of the Lady Chapel with musical entertainment provided by the Cathedral Choristers. Tickets...
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Ely Open Seminar Series - Seminar discussion: RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: EVIDENCE FOR GOD?

Ely Open Seminar Series - Seminar discussion: RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: EVIDENCE FOR GOD?

16 October 2014 7:30pm - 9pm

The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University. Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely. The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University will...
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Ely Sinfonia Concert

Ely Sinfonia Concert

18 October 2014 7:30pm

Ely Sinfonia's third concert in Ely Cathedral of 2014 is incredibly exciting. Their Honorary President Raphael Wallfisch returns to perform with the orchestra for a third time. The orchestra is delighted...
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Etheldreda Lecture - Dr Dee Dyas

Etheldreda Lecture - Dr Dee Dyas

19 October 2014 6pm

Telling the Story - Interpreting Cathedrals in the 21st Century Rev. Dr. Dee Dyas Director, Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture, University of York. Free admission
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Ely Choral Society Concert - Bruckner E minor Mass

Ely Choral Society Concert - Bruckner E minor Mass

25 October 2014 7:30pm

Details to be announced. Tickets will be available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm)
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Amnesty International Lecture

Amnesty International Lecture

26 October 2014 6pm

Ely Cathedral and Amnesty International Ely City Group present 'The Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture' "Behind Closed Doors" The search for Justice for victims of torture and the 'disappeared' Perico Rodríguez Perico Rodríguezwas imprisoned and repeatedly...
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Saying Goodbye Service

Saying Goodbye Service

31 October 2014 7:30pm

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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Ely Open Seminar Series - Lecture: BRAIN DETERMINISM, FREE WILL AND THE QUESTION OF GOD

Ely Open Seminar Series - Lecture: BRAIN DETERMINISM, FREE WILL AND THE QUESTION OF GOD

06 November 2014 7:30pm - 9pm

Dr. Peter Clarke, Emeritus Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Lausanne University. Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely. The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at Cambridge Universitywill chair...
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Theatre Matters present 'They'll Never Believe Me'

Theatre Matters present 'They'll Never Believe Me'

09 November 2014 5:15pm

A heritage event presented by 'Theatre Matters'. A newly devised theatre production, with the associated heritage project, commemorates the centenary of the First World War. For the first half of the evening the...
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Ely Open Seminar Series - Seminar Discussion: NEUROSCIENCE, CONSCIOUSNESS AND FREEDOM: EVIDENCE FOR

Ely Open Seminar Series - Seminar Discussion: NEUROSCIENCE, CONSCIOUSNESS AND FREEDOM: EVIDENCE FOR

13 November 2014 7:30pm - 9pm

The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University. Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely. The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair

Christmas Gift & Food Fair

14 Nov 2014 - 15 Nov 2014

The hugely successful Christmas Gift & Food Fair at Ely Cathedral promises to be one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences for 2014.
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Cambridge Music Festival - Britten War Requiem

Cambridge Music Festival - Britten War Requiem

22 November 2014 7:30pm

Amanda Roocroft soprano John Mark Ainsley tenor Neal Davies bass Britten Sinfonia Cambridge Univeristy Chamber Orchestra CUMS Chorus Choirs of Girton College and Jesus College Choristers of Jesus College (director: Mark Williams) Stephen Cleobury conductor Ely Cathedral provides the majestic...
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Advent Procession with Carols

Advent Procession with Carols

30 November 2014 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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Festival of Carols

Festival of Carols

05 December 2014 7:30pm

Since 2008 'A Festival of Carols' has provided a magical evening at Ely Cathedral in celebration of the coming of Christmas. Under the Cathedral's magnificent tree, the Cathedral Choir will perform a...
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Ecclesiastical Embroidery Exhibition

Ecclesiastical Embroidery Exhibition

04 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015

Ely Cathedral is hosting a unique exhibition of Ecclesiastical Embroidery in partnership with the Royal School of Needlework. This month-long event will include talks and lectures by leading experts, specialist workshops and...
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