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EVENTS ARCHIVE JANUARY - JUNE 2018

'A Flower in an Hour' - Embroidery Workshop 2

'A Flower in an Hour' - Embroidery Workshop 2

Celebrated international textile artist, Helen M. Stevens, will be demonstrating how you can embroider a lifelike, realistic floral portrait in just one hour! Featured flowers will be "Heart's-ease" and "Forget-me-not" synchronising...
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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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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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Organ Recital - La nativité du Seigneur

Organ Recital - La nativité du Seigneur

23 January 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Edmund Aldhouse gives a complete performance of Messiaen's masterpiece for organ which meditates on the story of Christ's birth. In nine movements Messiaen depicts various aspects of the Nativity in his...
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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 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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Common Worship - 20 Years On

Common Worship - 20 Years On

27 January 2018 10am - 12pm

Free admission with Bishop David Stancliffe major architect of Common Worship Powcher's Hall Education Rooms All welcome - coffee from 9.30am If you wish to attend please contact j.martin@elycathedral.org #schoolofthesoul
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Topping & Company Book Event - Ruby Wax

Topping & Company Book Event - Ruby Wax

30 January 2018 7:30pm

Searingly honest, passionate, and full of verve, the extraordinary and fabulous Ruby Wax joins us to talk about her funny and compassionate new book, How to Be Human. She poses 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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Community of St Etheldreda Quiet Day

Community of St Etheldreda Quiet Day

03 February 2018 9:30am - 3pm

The Lord is our Shepherd Finding the Shepherd in our midst A New Year Quiet Day reflecting on Psalm 23, led by Revd Natalie Andrews and Lynne Turner including an Icon Workshop in...
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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 about the life & work of The Very Reverend Michael Mayne who was Dean of Westminster, having previously spent seven years in Cambridge as Vicar of Great St...
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'A Flower in an Hour' - Embroidery Workshop 1

'A Flower in an Hour' - Embroidery Workshop 1

07 February 2018 11:30am - 2:30pm

Celebrated international textile artist, Helen M. Stevens, will be demonstrating how you can embroider a lifelike, realistic floral portrait in just one hour! Featured flowers will be "Heart's-ease" and "Forget-me-not" synchronising...
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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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Love - in the secular and sacred

Love - in the secular and sacred

11 February 2018 6:30pm

A service with a difference as we explore 'love' through readings, music, imagery and prayer. Lasting approximately one hour, we welcome one of Ely's newest ensembles, The Rural Fruitcake Collective, which...
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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 from zero to around 11, run on the mornings of 12 and 14 February. The theme is Design and Technology. • See how the Cathedral and its...
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'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 1

'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 1

12 February 2018 11am - 1pm

As part of the '100 Hearts for 100 years' Exhibition , Lt Col Neil Stace (Finalist of the Great British Sewing Bee) will be holding family sewing workshops at Ely Cathedral. Families...
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'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 2

'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 2

12 February 2018 2pm - 4pm

As part of the '100 Hearts for 100 years' Exhibition , Lt Col Neil Stace (Finalist of the Great British Sewing Bee) will be holding family sewing workshops at Ely Cathedral. Families...
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'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 3

'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 3

13 February 2018 11am - 1pm

As part of the '100 Hearts for 100 years' Exhibition , Lt Col Neil Stace (Finalist of the Great British Sewing Bee) will be holding family sewing workshops at Ely Cathedral. Families...
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'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 4

'Make a Sweetheart Pincushion' - Session 4

13 February 2018 2pm - 4pm

As part of the '100 Hearts for 100 years' Exhibition , Lt Col Neil Stace (Finalist of the Great British Sewing Bee) will be holding family sewing workshops at Ely Cathedral. Families...
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The Big Pancake Party and Pancake Race

The Big Pancake Party and Pancake Race

13 February 2018 6:30pm

Come and enjoy the fun in our Big Pancake Race and Pancake Party where we will be raising money for the Church Urban Fund's Food Poverty Campaign and eating away at...
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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 from zero to around 11, run on the mornings of 12 and 14 February. The theme is Design and Technology. • See how the Cathedral and its...
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Subversive Peacemakers: Music in Opposition to War (1914-18) Talk

Subversive Peacemakers: Music in Opposition to War (1914-18) Talk

15 February 2018 6:30pm

An illustrated talk by Clive Barrett, The Anglican Pacifist Fellowship Music led by singer-songwriter Sue Gilmurray Discover moving stories of those who opposed the First World war Hear the hymns and songs that inspired...
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