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CATHEDRAL CLOSURES

We know that people travel long distances to visit Ely Cathedral so we try to minimise periods of closure as much as possible. Very occasionally Ely Cathedral may need to close its doors to visitors for a service, event, filming or maintenance or restrict visitors from certain parts of the cathedral. As soon as we know about a closure the information will be posted here.

Please remember to check this page for any last minute changes prior to your visit as some events may have to be arranged at short notice. Contact Ely Cathedral West Door Desk +44 (0)1353 660344 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email gro/lardehtacyle//stisiv

2019

Saturday 9 November 12.30 - 1.30pm | The Lady Chapel only will be closed to visitors for the Walsingham Cell Mass. Everyone is very welcome to join the service.

Sunday 10 November 10am - Midday | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors for the Service of Remembrance. Everyone is very welcome to join the service.

Monday 11 November 10am - 11.30am | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors for an Act of Remembrance. Everyone is welcome to join us for this act of Remembrance.

Wednesday 13 November | There may be some restrictions on visitor access during the day due to set up for the Christmas Gift and Food Fair.
Midday - 6.30pm | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors due to set up for the Christmas Fair. The Stained Glass Museum will remain open.

Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 November - Cathedral Gift and Food Fair - Please note that access to the cathedral on these days is by ticket for the Christmas Fair only. The Cathedral will be much busier than usual, and the only tours that are available are tower tours. Tickets can be purchased in advance here.

Tuesday 19 November 9.30am - 4pm | Organ tuning. The Cathedral remains open to visitors and tours take place as normal.

Wednesday 20 November 9am - 11am | The Presbytery only will be closed to visitors for a funeral.

Friday 22 November 4pm - 5.30pm | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors for the King's Ely Admission of Scholars' Service.

Thursday 28 November Midday - 2pm | The Presbytery only will be closed to visitors for a funeral.

The Chapter apologise for any inconvenience