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BSMGP Centenary Exhibition

BSMGP Centenary Exhibition

17 Sep 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

South-West Transept, Ely Cathedral (in partnership with The Stained Glass Museum) The touring exhibition of stained glass panels celebrates the Centenary of the British Society of Master Glass Painters (BSMGP), founded in 1921. Members of...
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Ely Sinfonia presents Stream Shine

Ely Sinfonia presents Stream Shine

25 September 2021 7:30pm

Weber: Invitation to the Dance Colin Riley: Stream-Shine, a concerto for violin and orchestra (world première) Brahms: Symphony No 4 with Philippa Mo, Violin Ely Sinfonia Steve Bingham, conductor Prepare to be surprised and delighted as international...
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Brass & Organ Spectacular with Prime Brass

Brass & Organ Spectacular with Prime Brass

02 October 2021 7:30pm

Prime Brass and Junior Prime Brass return to the Cathedral once again for their annual concert, joined by conductor Edmund Aldhouse and organist Glen Dempsey. This year they present an all-English programme,...
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Pam Ayres

Pam Ayres

07 October 2021 7:30pm

A Topping & Company Booksellers of Ely event. From her very first encounter with a friendly golden Labrador at just three years old, Pam Ayres has been enchanted by animals. Now, for...
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Exhibition: Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery

Exhibition: Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery

07 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

An exhibition of paintings by London-based Syrian artist Sara Shamma comes to the Lady Chapel this October. Shamma's engagement with issues of modern slavery and, in particular, the experience of women, began...
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Modern Slavery Craft Exhibition

Modern Slavery Craft Exhibition

07 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Crochet and knitting have been seen as 'women's crafts' over recent decades. Members of the Mothers Union, the WI, and others in the Cathedral community are crocheting chains, and these will...
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

08 Oct 2021 - 11 Oct 2021

Praise God For The Harvest Admission to the Cathedral on Saturday and Sunday of Harvest Festival weekend is free of charge. Friday 8 October The weekend begins on Friday evening with a Harvest Ceilidh...
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Harvest Ceilidh

Harvest Ceilidh

08 October 2021 7:30pm

Join us for a fun evening of dance and music! This much loved Ceilidh will be held once again in the beautiful Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral to celebrate the harvest,...
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Modern Slavery Lecture - Louise Hulland

Modern Slavery Lecture - Louise Hulland

11 October 2021 6:30pm

Author and broadcaster Louise Hulland will speak about her book Stolen Lives. Louise is a Sony Award winning journalist, TV & radio presenter, documentary maker and author. 2020 saw Louise publish her...
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Harvest Festival Autumn Abundance Workshop

Harvest Festival Autumn Abundance Workshop

15 October 2021

Morning Workshop: 10:30pm - 12:30pm Afternoon Workshop: 1:30pm - 3:30pm Evening Workshop: 7pm - 9pm As we embrace Autumn, Katie is so looking forward to welcoming you to the beautiful Lady Chapel at Ely...
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Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo

21 October 2021 7:30pm

A Topping & Company Booksellers of Ely event. The UK's favourite storyteller is back in Ely! The wonderful Michael Morpurgo joins us for an evening of live music, poetry and storytelling. To celebrate the...
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Ben Jupp Amnesty Lecture - Geraldine Van Bueren

Ben Jupp Amnesty Lecture - Geraldine Van Bueren

24 October 2021 6:30pm

International rights activist Geraldine van Bueren, QC, will speak on Children's Rights - New Global Challenges. Geraldine is an international human rights lawyer and professor emerita at Queen Mary University of London. ...
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Kim Stanley Robinson Lecture

Kim Stanley Robinson Lecture

25 October 2021 6:30pm

'Ministry of the Future' Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including...
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Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori

26 October 2021 7:30pm

A Topping & Company Booksellers of Ely event. Frankie Dettori in Ely Legendary jockey, Frankie Dettori, shares his remarkable life story in this astonishingly intimate autobiography. When Lanfranco 'Frankie' Dettori arrived on British shores in 1985,...
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Gloria Choral and Brass Concert

Gloria Choral and Brass Concert

30 October 2021 7:30pm

Ely Consort | Prime Brass | Fairhaven Singers Rutter: Gloria for choir, brass and organ Gabrieli and Bruckner: Motets for choir and brass Bullard: Beauty, joy (world premier) Three of the county's leading ensembles join...
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Ely Choral Society Concert - I Was Glad!

Ely Choral Society Concert - I Was Glad!

06 November 2021 8pm

Ely Choral Society | Glen Dempsey | Rebecca Duckworth Ely Choral Society is returning to live singing and preparing for a fabulous concert conducted by Andrew Parnell on 6 November. They are joined...
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Mary Beard

Mary Beard

09 November 2021 7:30pm

A Topping & Company Booksellers of Ely event. An Evening with Mary Beard in Ely. From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman...
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Gabrieli Roar - The Creation

Gabrieli Roar - The Creation

13 November 2021 7:15pm

Gabrieli Consort & Players Paul McCreesh Carolyn Sampson, soprano Benjamin Hulett, tenor David Stout, bass Revel in the majesty of Haydn's The Creation, as 250 young singers from Gabrieli's choral training scheme, Gabrieli Roar, take to...
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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

17 Nov 2021 - 20 Nov 2021

We are delighted to welcome you back to the Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair. Described by Country Living Magazine as 'A lovely event to start the festive season', this annual...
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G4 Christmas

G4 Christmas

23 November 2021 7:30pm

Join Jonathan, Lewis, Mike and Duncan as they recall the musical experiences of their childhoods and experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting. Expect to hear timeless classics such as When...
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Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ

Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ

10 December 2021 7:30pm

The Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras perform Berlioz's Christmas oratorio, L'enfance du Christ. Monteverdi Choir Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique John Eliot Gardiner conductor Ann Hallenberg mezzo-soprano Lionel Lhote baritone WilliamThomas bass The composition of L'enfance du Christ began...
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Vivaldi's Four Seasons at Christmas

Vivaldi's Four Seasons at Christmas

19 December 2021 7:30pm

The stunning musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic 'The Four seasons', in a hugely appealing programme to lift your festive spirits! The Piccadilly Sinfonietta Violin (TBC) Piano - Warren...
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Hark! The Herald

Hark! The Herald

22 December 2021 7:30pm

A memorable evening of traditional Christmas carols and seasonal music in the magical setting of Ely Cathedral. The magnificent 30ft Christmas tree and soaring voices of the Cathedral Choirs creates a...
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Aled Jones

Aled Jones

18 March 2022 7:30pm

40 years since Aled was a choirboy at Bangor Cathedral, he brings his special concert of music and stories to Ely Cathedral as part of his 2022 Cathedral Tour. Aled is a...
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