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Concert and Recital Hire

Concert Venue Hire
Ely Cathedral provides a unique and popular venue for all manner of concerts and recitals. As one of the largest venues in the region, we host a number of concerts throughout the year which include symphony orchestras, quartets, professional choirs or ensembles, brass bands, jazz musicians and pop artists.

Ely is also home to a magnificent four manual Harrison and Harrison organ and a Steinway Model D concert grand piano.

The renowned generous acoustic is favoured by musicians of international acclaim. Artists and musicians who have performed at Ely include The Sixteen, Britten Sinfonia, John Rutter, Julian Lloyd Webber, Aled Jones, Pixie Lott and Jethro Tull.

With seating for an audience of over 1000, plus more intimate areas for recitals for 50, we also offer a packages to include flexible staging solutions and a professional box office facility. There are various options for Green Rooms whether you are a solo performer of a choir of 100.

Concert Hospitality
We can offer numerous ways to entertain guests at concerts and events. Packages can vary but can consist of a pre-concert reception with further hospitality during the interval or after the event.

Ely Cathedral has an experienced concerts management team who are committed to ensuring your event runs smoothly.

For initial enquiries about hiring Ely Cathedral for your concert or recital including pricing and facilities, contact Joss Palmer, Events Manager: