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EVENTS ARCHIVE JANUARY - JUNE 2016

Organ Recital - La Nativité du Seigneur

Organ Recital - La Nativité du Seigneur

12 January 2016 7:30pm

Messiaen's deeply moving meditation on the Christmas story, brought to life with readings and movement played by Ben Morris (York Minster). Tickets £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX...
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The Friends of Ely Cathedral present Desert Island Discs

The Friends of Ely Cathedral present Desert Island Discs

15 January 2016 7:30pm

The Friends of Ely Cathedral will be hosting a "Desert Island Discs" evening in the Cathedral. We are delighted that Canon Alan Hargrave has offered to be Castaway for a farewell...
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Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians

Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians

21 January 2016 9am - 5:30pm

in St Catherine's Chapel. This is a focused opportunity for us to pray for all those who are suffering for their faith throughout the world on the feast day of St...
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Lettering Exhibition Preview Evening

Lettering Exhibition Preview Evening

03 February 2016 6:30pm

'In the beginning was the word' Ely Cathedral provides the ideal setting for an exhibition which celebrates contemporary calligraphy, letter carving and fine printing. The reasons why are not hard to explain....
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Lettering Exhibition

Lettering Exhibition

04 Feb 2016 - 28 Feb 2016

'In the beginning was the word' An Exhibition of Letters; cut, written and printed Ely Cathedral provides the ideal setting for an exhibition which celebrates contemporary calligraphy, letter carving and fine printing. The...
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Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Duncan Robinson

Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Duncan Robinson

04 February 2016 6:30pm

William Morris and his 'little typographical adventure' All lectures take place in the South Transept. Tickets: £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm)
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Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Frances Spalding

Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Frances Spalding

08 February 2016 6:30pm

Sacred or Superstitious: John Piper and the Church All lectures take place in the South Transept. Tickets: £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm)
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Organ Recital - Mardi Gras Carnival

Organ Recital - Mardi Gras Carnival

09 February 2016 7:30pm

A musical party for Shrove Tuesday featuring popular favourites on the Cathedral organs and the famous Chorister Pancake Race... with pancakes for the audience! Featuring Paul Trepte & Edmund Aldhouse (Ely...
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Sparkling Valentine's Day Concert by Candlelight

Sparkling Valentine's Day Concert by Candlelight

13 February 2016 7:30pm

Join us at Ely Cathedral to celebrate Valentines Day with an intimate recital of Chopin's most romantic piano music, performed by British Concert Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, who is performing Chopin's complete...
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Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Lida Kindersley

Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Lida Kindersley

17 February 2016 6:30pm

APPRENTICES of LETTERS - The continuing story of the Cardozo Kindersley Workshop All lectures take place in the South Transept. Tickets: £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353...
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Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Tom Perkins

Lettering Exhibition Lecture Series - Tom Perkins

24 February 2016 6:30pm

20th Century letter carving in stone: some of the key practitioners All lectures take place in the South Transept. Tickets: £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349...
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Open Lecture - Archbishop David Moxon

Open Lecture - Archbishop David Moxon

28 February 2016 6pm

"Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis: what possibilities?" This is the title of the lecture which will be given at Ely Cathedral by Archbishop Sir David Moxon. It is an open lecture...
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Lecture by Philip Dixon 'Richard III and Other Bodies'

Lecture by Philip Dixon 'Richard III and Other Bodies'

01 March 2016 7:30pm

Philip Dixon, Cathedral Archaeologist, will be returning to Ely to speak about his work on excavations, including the now nationally famous site of 'that' car park in Leicester. Philip will also...
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'We are all born free' Amnesty Exhibition

'We are all born free' Amnesty Exhibition

01 Mar 2016 - 14 Mar 2016

A free exhibition of inspiring and uplifting illustrations introducing children to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Illustrators include Axel Scheffler (The Gruffalo), Korky Paul, Peter Sis and many more! Presented by Ely...
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ECBG Spring Debate:  European Union: Britain In or Out?

ECBG Spring Debate: European Union: Britain In or Out?

03 March 2016 6:30pm

Keynote speeches, discussion and debate. Join us at 6.30pm for a glass of wine before 7pm start, in the Cathedral. Come and hear: George Freeman MP, Minister for Life Sciences, Conservative, Stuart...
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Organ Recital - A German Organ Mass

Organ Recital - A German Organ Mass

08 March 2016 7pm

Dritter Teil der Clavierübung played by Sarah MacDonald A rare complete performance of Bach's monumental German Organ Mass, presented as a meditation for Lent. This magnificent work is both a dazzling display...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Pittsburg State University Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Pittsburg State University Choir

15 March 2016 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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Bach - St John Passion

Bach - St John Passion

02 April 2016 7:30pm

The Zeifgeist Chamber Orchestra and Chorus Leader | Emmanuel Bach Evangelist | Ben Durrant Conductor | Sam Poppleton Join The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra and Chorus for a performance of one of Western Art Music's greatest...
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Science and Religion Lecture - Revd Professor David Wilkinson

Science and Religion Lecture - Revd Professor David Wilkinson

05 April 2016 7:30pm

We welcome The Revd Professor David Wilkinson, Professor and Principal of St John's College, Durham. 'When I Pray, what does God Do? Scientific and pastoral considerations'. The lecture will take place in...
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The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral

The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral

06 Apr 2016 - 02 May 2016

Featuring major works by nineteen members of the OuseLife group of artists, this exhibition showcases over 80 specially created art works celebrating the cathedral and the people who care for it. OuseLife...
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Organ Recital - Dances for Organ

Organ Recital - Dances for Organ

12 April 2016 7:30pm

Alex Goodwin presents a programme of music inspired by dance, including works by Howells, J.S. Bach and Alain's Trois Danses. Tickets £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE...
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Come and Sing Evensong at Ely Cathedral

Come and Sing Evensong at Ely Cathedral

16 April 2016 1:30pm - 6:30pm

Come and share the magical experience of singing Choral Evensong in the inspiring space of Ely Cathedral, with Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers, the Cathedral's adult voluntary choir. All singers aged 18...
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Bomber Command Memorial Dedication and Exhibition

Bomber Command Memorial Dedication and Exhibition

24 April 2016 12:15pm

Later this year the Luftwaffe is honouring the lost crew of Wellington R3236, which was shot down over Northern Germany on Sunday 7 July 1940. A memorial tablet has been commissioned by...
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Civic Celebration of the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen

Civic Celebration of the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen

24 April 2016 4pm

We are delighted to invite everyone to this very special Evensong at which we will give thanks and pray for the Queen on her 90th Birthday. The service will include two elements...
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Lunchtime Recital - David Brownlow and Ryoko Yasujima

Lunchtime Recital - David Brownlow and Ryoko Yasujima

28 April 2016 1:10pm

In aid of Potter's Village, Uganda which is a mission project for St Mary's Church, Ely. Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection POSTER For details about this or any other event please contact: ELY...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Eastern Michigan University Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Eastern Michigan University Choir

05 May 2016 1:10pm

A Lunchtime Concert of European and American Choral Masterpieces, including works by Bach, Mozart, Scarlatti and Lauridsen. POSTER Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other event please...
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Evening Tower Tours

Evening Tower Tours

07 May 2016 6pm

Ascend the Octagon or West Tower "after hours" and enjoy a guided tour as the sun sets. Octagon Tower Tour - 6pm West Tower Tour - 7pm. Tickets £9 each available from ELY...
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St Ives Choral Society - The Apostles

St Ives Choral Society - The Apostles

07 May 2016 7:30pm

St Ives Choral Society present Elgar's The Apostles. Accompanied by Ely Sinfonia Conducted by Julian Merson St Ives Choral Society's concert of Elgar's The Apostles offers a rare opportunity to hear one of the...
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Summer Lecture Series 'The Etheldreda Lecture' - Professor Grace Davie

Summer Lecture Series 'The Etheldreda Lecture' - Professor Grace Davie

09 May 2016 7:30pm

'Visions of a Future Church' Our Summer Lectures series should be of interest to everyone who cares for the life of the church and it's future. What will the church of the future...
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Organ Recital - Cathedral Windows

Organ Recital - Cathedral Windows

10 May 2016 7:30pm

Paul Trepte plays Karg-Elert's evocative Cathedral Windows as well as extracts from Mulet's Esquisses Byzantines. Tickets £5 available ONLINE at tickets.elycathedral.org or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or...
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Day of Prayer

Day of Prayer

11 May 2016 9am - 5pm

in St Catherine's Chapel. The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have invited every church in England to join a week of prayer from 8-15 May as we wait for the coming of...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Oslo Cathedral Boys' Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Oslo Cathedral Boys' Choir

12 May 2016 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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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Idaho State University Chamber Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Idaho State University Chamber Choir

19 May 2016 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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Summer Lecture Series - Canon Dr Malcolm Brown

Summer Lecture Series - Canon Dr Malcolm Brown

19 May 2016 7:30pm

'Visions of a Future Church' What will the church of the future look like? Do changing times call for a new vision of what the church might be and do? Ely Cathedral...
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Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Singers

Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Singers

22 May 2016 2:15pm

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 - Neil Colledge - Piano

Lunchtime Concert - Neil Colledge - Piano

25 May 2016 1:10pm

Playing works by Franz Liszt, taken from his first volume of travels (Annees De Pelerinage) to Switzerland. Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other event please...
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Summer Lecture Series - Canon Christopher Chivers

Summer Lecture Series - Canon Christopher Chivers

01 June 2016 7:30pm

'Visions of a Future Church' What will the church of the future look like? Do changing times call for a new vision of what the church might be and do? Ely Cathedral...
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Lunchtime Concert - The University of Maine Singers

Lunchtime Concert - The University of Maine Singers

02 June 2016 2pm

The University Singers is the premier touring choir of the University of Maine whose members come from all disciplines across campus. In fact, nearly half of its members are from areas...
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Summer Lecture Series - Canon Mark Russell

Summer Lecture Series - Canon Mark Russell

06 June 2016 7:30pm

'Visions of a Future Church' What will the church of the future look like? Do changing times call for a new vision of what the church might be and do? Ely Cathedral...
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Isle of Ely Arts Festival Concert - Guy Johnston and Melvyn Tan

Isle of Ely Arts Festival Concert - Guy Johnston and Melvyn Tan

11 June 2016 7:30pm

Cellist Guy Johnston and pianist Melvyn Tan will perform a diverse programme of cello and piano works including Schubert's famous Arpeggione Sonata, along with works by Mendelssohn, Chopin and Turnage. Guy Johnston...
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Organ Recital - Pictures at an Exhibition

Organ Recital - Pictures at an Exhibition

14 June 2016 7:30pm

In Arthur Wills' 90th birthday year, a celebration of the life and work of one of this country's most eminent church musicians, Director of Music at Ely between 1958 and 1990....
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Lunchtime Concert - Stanford Chamber Chorale

Lunchtime Concert - Stanford Chamber Chorale

16 June 2016 1:10pm

Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection Directed by Stephen M Sano with Robert Huw Morgan (Organ) Stanford Chamber Chorale under the direction of Stephen M Sano performs a lunchtime recital of masterpieces...
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Aled Jones Cathedral Tour

Aled Jones Cathedral Tour

16 June 2016 7:30pm

Aled Jones, singer, broadcaster and musician will be returning to his 'favourite Cathedral' in June as part of his long awaited Tour. In addition to his well known songs, he will be...
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Summer Lecture Series - Canon Dr Jessica Martin

Summer Lecture Series - Canon Dr Jessica Martin

20 June 2016 7:30pm

'Visions of a Future Church' What will the church of the future look like? Do changing times call for a new vision of what the church might be and do? Ely Cathedral...
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10th Anniversary Summer Celebration Concert

10th Anniversary Summer Celebration Concert

25 June 2016 7:30pm

This celebratory concert marks the 10th anniversary of Ely Cathedral's three newest choirs: Ely Cathedral Girls' Choir, Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers and The Ely Imps. The Cathedral Choirs will present a...
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Cantata Eliensis

Cantata Eliensis

26 June 2016 6:30pm

Part of our celebratory weekend in honour of St Etheldreda, Queen, Foundress and First Abbess of Ely. Anna Krause | Toby Young | Louis Mander Composers Nick Pitts-Tucker Librettist Kate Billimore Conductor Cantata Dramatica Soloists...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Westminster Kantorei

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Westminster Kantorei

28 June 2016 1:10pm

A lunchtime concert of European choral masterpieces, including works by Tallis, Byrd, Schütz, Bach and Charpentier Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection Founded in 2004, Westminster Kantorei is an auditioned chamber choir...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Kowloon True Light School of Hong Kong

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Kowloon True Light School of Hong Kong

29 June 2016 1:10pm

Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection POSTER FLYER Programme A. Chinese Folk Song 1. 獻花 Flower Bouquet For The Brave Ho-Pei Folk Song 2. 茉莉花 Jasmine Chinese Folk Song 3. 歌聲與微笑 Singing And Smile Music by Kuk Kin-fan Words...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Sedbergh School Chapel Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Sedbergh School Chapel Choir

30 June 2016 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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