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BBC Choral Evensong broadcast live from Ely Cathedral

BBC Choral Evensong broadcast live from Ely Cathedral

30 January 2019 3:30pm

LISTEN LIVE The service will be broadcast live from Ely Cathedral. It will then be available on the BBC iPlayer. Everyone is invited to attend the service in the Cathedral. You are...
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Candlelit Sung Eucharist for the feast of Candlemas

Candlelit Sung Eucharist for the feast of Candlemas

03 February 2019 6:30pm

Awe Wonder Hope Candlelight Sacred Music Hallowed Ritual. Candlelight will illuminate the amazing spaces of the Cathedral and the beautiful music of the Choir and the great...
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The Beautiful Stitch - An Exhibition from The Embroiderers' Guild

The Beautiful Stitch - An Exhibition from The Embroiderers' Guild

06 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019

This exhibition is the first travelling exhibition for the Embroiderers' Guild, since its move to new premises at Bucks County Museum in Aylesbury. The Embroiderers' Guild Collection is full of stories behind...
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'Glorious sunsets' Embroidery Workshop

'Glorious sunsets' Embroidery Workshop

08 February 2019 2pm - 4pm

A Skyscape in Felt: Tutor Margaret Waring Venue: Ely Cathedral Centre Requirements · A large old bath towel · Colour pictures of sunsets around Ely for inspiration Description of activity Participants will paint on a blue pre...
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'Stitched Treasures' Embroidery Workshop

'Stitched Treasures' Embroidery Workshop

09 February 2019 10am - 4pm

Needle and Scissors case: Tutor Angie Hill Venue: Ely Cathedral Centre Requirements · Basic sewing kit. · Scissors, mixed size needles, · 3 colours of threads thick and thin which tone together. i.e. black, grey...
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'Fabulous Flowers' Embroidery Workshop

'Fabulous Flowers' Embroidery Workshop

15 February 2019 10am - 4pm

Time to Stitch: Tutor Ruth Holmes Venue: Ely Cathedral Centre Requirements · Sewing Kit · Scissors for material / hand / paper · All other materials will be supplied but please feel free to bring treasured...
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Sparkling Valentine's Concert

Sparkling Valentine's Concert

16 February 2019 7:30pm

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta: Four Seasons by Candlelight Harriet Mackenzie (violin) | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) | Susan Parkes (soprano) The Piccadilly Sinfonietta brings a stunning performance of Vivaldi's Four Seasons to celebrate the 10th...
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School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

18 February 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 18 and 20 February. The Holiday Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will, as last year be themed to...
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School Holiday Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

School Holiday Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

20 February 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 18 and 20 February. The Holiday Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will, as last year be themed to...
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'Colours of India' Embroidery Workshop

'Colours of India' Embroidery Workshop

22 February 2019 10am - 4pm

Stitch Colour: Tutor Frances Overy Venue: Ely Cathedral Centre Requirements · A basic sewing kit comprising needles, scissors, pins · An 8" embroidery hoop. Description of activity Participants will assemble colourfulsari silk ribbons and using...
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Cambridge Chorale Lady Chapel Concert - A Sense of the Divine

Cambridge Chorale Lady Chapel Concert - A Sense of the Divine

02 March 2019 7:30pm

Glorious music in one of the country's finest acoustics. Some of the most beautiful choral music ever written, including Harris's Faire is the Heaven and Stanford's Beati quorum via, alongside works by...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University of South Dakota Chamber Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University of South Dakota Chamber Singers

04 March 2019 1:10pm

Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection POSTER 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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An Audience with Paul Trepte

An Audience with Paul Trepte

14 March 2019 7:30pm

After 28 years as Director of Music at Ely, Paul's final services will be those on Easter Day. He reflects on life as a professional Church Musician and his time at...
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Lunchtime Concert - Guildhall Saxophone Ensemble

Lunchtime Concert - Guildhall Saxophone Ensemble

15 March 2019 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 - Suffolk Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Singers

16 March 2019 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 - Julie Bale (Soprano) John Wyatt (Piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Julie Bale (Soprano) John Wyatt (Piano)

21 March 2019 1:10pm

Julie's career as an opera singer and concert performer has seen her perform music from Bach to Wagner all over the UK. On the operatic stage her highlights include Leonore Fidelio...
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Stained Glass Museum 40th Birthday - Family Fun Day

Stained Glass Museum 40th Birthday - Family Fun Day

30 March 2019 10:30am - 4:30pm

Further details to follow...
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Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

08 April 2019 7pm

Further details to follow.... 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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Ely Choral Society 'The Music Makers'

Ely Choral Society 'The Music Makers'

13 April 2019 7:30pm

Poulenc Gloria Brahms Alto Rhapsody Elgar The Music Makers Elenor Bowers-Jolley Soprano Stephanie Windsor-Lewis Mezzo-Soprano with the Medlock Ensemble (Helen Medlock Leader) Andrew Parnell conductor Tickets £25, £20, £15, £8, U18s £5 My Account | Basket // <iframe id="SpektrixIFrame"...
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A Sequence of Music and Readings for Holy Week

A Sequence of Music and Readings for Holy Week

17 April 2019 7:30pm

Further details to follow...
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Ely Sinfonia present Verdi's Requiem

Ely Sinfonia present Verdi's Requiem

04 May 2019 7:30pm

Almost all of Verdi's most performed works are operas. But one, his Requiem, is probably performed almost more than any of his other compositions. Yet he almost didn't write it. "There...
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An evening of poetry and music with Malcolm Guite

An evening of poetry and music with Malcolm Guite

10 May 2019 7:30pm

Christian Aid Event. Further details and tickets available soon.
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Ely Cathedral Business Group - Celebration of Business

Ely Cathedral Business Group - Celebration of Business

16 May 2019

First held in 2012, Ely Cathedral Business Group's annual Celebration of Business in Ely Cathedral has grown to be one of the region's biggest and grandest business exhibitions. More than 100...
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Ely Cathedral Science Festival - The Sky's The Limit

Ely Cathedral Science Festival - The Sky's The Limit

18 May 2019 - 09 Jun 2019

A spectacular science event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and explore what the future holds for humanity. Lift up your eyes and experience the Museum of...
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Science Festival Keynote Lecture - Lord Rees, Astronomer Royal

Science Festival Keynote Lecture - Lord Rees, Astronomer Royal

19 May 2019 6:30pm

Martin Rees is an astrophysicist and cosmologist, and the UK's Astronomer Royal. In this Keynote Lecture, Martin Rees will discuss themes from his recent book. Our Earth has existed for 45...
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Science Festival Evensong

Science Festival Evensong

20 May 2019 5:30pm

To launch the spectacular Ely Cathedral Science Festival all are invited to this celebratory service of Choral Evensong led by our Cathedral Choirs. The music will be out of this world...
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Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral with Grand Opening

Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral with Grand Opening

20 May 2019 7pm

As part of the Science Festival we are hosting two spectacular opening evenings in the Cathedral for you to discover how science will shape our future. Let your imagination wander as...
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Science Festival - Dallas Campbell 'We Choose to Go to the Moon'

Science Festival - Dallas Campbell 'We Choose to Go to the Moon'

21 May 2019 7pm

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The culmination of 400,000 people working to meet J.F. Kennedy's impossible deadline, with technology that didn't yet exist, to explore...
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Science Festival - A Trip to the Moon

Science Festival - A Trip to the Moon

22 May 2019 7pm

The Sun, Moon and Stars have long proved inspirational to composers. In this exciting, cosmically-themed organ recital, Edmund Aldhouse, Director of Music at Ely Cathedral, will perform awe-inspiring works which echo...
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Science Festival - Star Maps to Cell Maps

Science Festival - Star Maps to Cell Maps

23 May 2019 7pm

A lecture and panel discussion from the Cancer Research UK team bringing together astronomy and cancer biology. To fully understand cancer, scientists need to know everything about a tumour - what...
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Science Festival - Lecture: Professor Chris Lintott

Science Festival - Lecture: Professor Chris Lintott

24 May 2019 7pm

The search for life in space has become central to modern astrophysics, whether through new missions which will explore the oceans hidden inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, or the...
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Science Festival - Fly Me To The Moon Concert

Science Festival - Fly Me To The Moon Concert

25 May 2019 7:30pm

Come and sit under the light of the silvery moon and experience the big band sound of '78RPM Big Band'. A fantastic selection of modern favourites including Sinatra, Bowie, Van Morrison...
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Science Festival - Children's Lecture: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Science Festival - Children's Lecture: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

27 May 2019 4pm

Moon-Past, Present and Future The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal power over...
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Science Festival - Keynote Lecture: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Science Festival - Keynote Lecture: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

27 May 2019 7pm

Moon-Past, Present and Future The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal power over...
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Science Festival - Children's Lecture: Dr Matthew Bothwell

Science Festival - Children's Lecture: Dr Matthew Bothwell

28 May 2019 4pm

'Exploring the Universe' Matt is an outreach astronomer at the University of Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy, specialising in Outreach and Science Communication. As an observational astronomer, he uses a range of state-of-the-art...
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Science Festival - Keynote Lecture: Dr Matthew Bothwell

Science Festival - Keynote Lecture: Dr Matthew Bothwell

28 May 2019 7pm

'Exploring the Universe' Matt is an outreach astronomer at the University of Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy, specialising in Outreach and Science Communication. As an observational astronomer, he uses a range of state-of-the-art...
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Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral II

Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral II

29 May 2019 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The second Night At The Cathedral events presents a final opportunity to let your imagination wander as you explore the numerous Science Festival exhibits including meteors and space suits under the...
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Ascension Day Pre-Service Lecture - Dr Andrew Davison

Ascension Day Pre-Service Lecture - Dr Andrew Davison

30 May 2019 6pm

On this day the church remembers that Christ ascended from the earth into the heavens. We explore the themes of 'Ascending into the heavens' in our worship with guest preacher Dr...
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Open University Graduation Ceremonies

Open University Graduation Ceremonies

01 June 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm

The annual Open University Graduation Ceremonies take place today at 11am and 3pm. PLEASE NOTE: The Cathedral will be closed to the general public from 9.30am. Each year, Ely Cathedral hosts the...
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Solemn Eucharist, Procession and Benediction for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Solemn Eucharist, Procession and Benediction for the Feast of Corpus Christi

20 June 2019 7:30pm

The Feast of Corpus Christi (Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion) is the day on which the Church gives thanks for Our Lord's institution of the Eucharist. It is...
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G4 Christmas 2019

G4 Christmas 2019

21 November 2019 7:30pm

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... After sell-out tours in 2017 & 2018, G4 return in 2019 with their biggest and best Christmas tour to date! With a series of 28...
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