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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 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 - 9pm

As part of the Science Festival we are hosting two FREE spectacular opening evenings in the Cathedral for you to discover how science will shape our future. Let your imagination wander...
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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 8pm

Please note the start time is now 8pm, NOT 7pm as previously advertised. 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The culmination of 400,000 people working to...
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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 - 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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'Fly me to the Moon' with 78RPM Big Band

'Fly me to the Moon' with 78RPM Big Band

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 with special guest jazz vocalist, Joanna Eden. Described by TimeOut magazine...
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Science Festival Sung Eucharist

Science Festival Sung Eucharist

26 May 2019 10:30am

A very special Sunday worship with distinctive guest, the Revd Professor David Wilkinson, who is a Methodist minister, theologian, astrophysicist and academic. David is the current Principal of St John's College,...
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Science Festival - 'Doctor Who Uncovered' with special guests!

Science Festival - 'Doctor Who Uncovered' with special guests!

26 May 2019 2pm

Doctor Who is over 55 years old and is one of the world's most successful science fiction franchises. In its time, the show has tackled environmentalism, fascism, religious fanaticism, monsters made...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University of London Chamber Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University of London Chamber Choir

27 May 2019 1:10pm

Programme Ah see the fair chivalry come - H.K. Andrews Lay a garland - R.L. Pearsall A Litany - William Walton Hymn to St Cecilia - Benjamin Britten Kyrie and Agnus Dei from Mass in 4...
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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 - Family Fusing

Science Festival - Family Fusing

28 May 2019 1:30pm - 3pm

Get together as a group to make your own space-themed fused glass coasters. Adults and children age 7+ will learn how to cut glass, and everyone will use a variety of...
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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 - School Holiday Drop-in Session

Science Festival - School Holiday Drop-in Session

29 May 2019 10am - 12pm

A chance for young children and families to experience the Museum of the Moon and Science Festival Exhibition with interactive stalls and crafts. Free Entry.
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Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral II

Science Festival - Night at the Cathedral II

29 May 2019 7pm - 9pm

The second FREE 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...
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Science Festival - Ascension Day Pre-Service Lecture: Dr Andrew Davison

Science Festival - Ascension Day Pre-Service Lecture: Dr Andrew Davison

30 May 2019 6pm

'A Million Alien Gospels?: Christian Theology and Life Elsewhere in the Universe'. Andrew Davison is the Starbridge Lecturer in Theology and Natural Sciences in the University of Cambridge, and a fellow and...
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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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Etheldreda Craft and Food Fair

Etheldreda Craft and Food Fair

01 June 2019 10am - 6pm

Supporting traditional English music with a traditional English fair The annual Etheldreda Craft and Food Fair takes place on Palace Green, surrounded by the splendour of Ely Cathedral and The Old Palace...
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Science Festival - Compline by Moonlight

Science Festival - Compline by Moonlight

02 June 2019 8pm

This ancient, meditative service was sung by monastic communities at the end of the day before sleep. In the beautiful surroundings of Ely Cathedral, lit by moonlight and candlelight, take in...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Waukee High School Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Waukee High School Choir

11 June 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 - The Ely Imps

Lunchtime Concert - The Ely Imps

15 June 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 - Stanford Chamber Chorale, USA

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Stanford Chamber Chorale, USA

20 June 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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Solemn Eucharist for the Feast of Corpus Christi with Procession and Benediction

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

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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Etheldreda Lecture - Canon Professor Sarah Foot

Etheldreda Lecture - Canon Professor Sarah Foot

23 June 2019 7pm

This year we celebrate St Etheldreda's Feast day with a lecture from the distinguished early medieval historian, Canon Professor Sarah Foot. Sarah is Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Volda Vokal

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Volda Vokal

26 June 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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The Principal's Charity Concert

The Principal's Charity Concert

03 July 2019 7:30pm

An evening of orchestral and choral music to mark the retirement of Sue Freestone as Principal of King's Ely, featuring Special Guest-Concert Pianist Philip Fowke performing the first movement of Grieg's...
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Brave New World Lecture - Malcolm Brown, 'Artificial Intelligence'

Brave New World Lecture - Malcolm Brown, 'Artificial Intelligence'

04 July 2019 6:45pm

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Machines, Humanity and God Malcolm Brown is the Director of Mission and Public Affairs for the Church of England, leading a team responsible for the Church's engagement with political,...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers

06 July 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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Brave New World Lecture - Anne Richards, 'Excarnation'

Brave New World Lecture - Anne Richards, 'Excarnation'

08 July 2019 6:45pm

Excarnation: Technology and Life Online Anne Richards is the Church of England's national adviser for Mission Theology, and for new religious movements and alternative spiritualities. She is also the convenor of the...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Stephanie Flack (violin)

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Stephanie Flack (violin)

09 July 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 - University Choir Lille MUKO, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University Choir Lille MUKO, Copenhagen, Denmark

11 July 2019 1:10pm

Conductor: Jesper Grove Jørgensen Programme Svend S. Schultz: Midsommersang ("Song of Midsummer") P.E. Lange-Müller: 3 Madonnasange ("3 Madonna Songs") Ave Maris Stella Madonna over bølgerne ("Madonna over the Waves") Salve Regina Bernhard Lewkovitch: 3 Motetter op. 11 ("3...
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The Isle of Ely Arts Festival present 'A Night at the Movies'

The Isle of Ely Arts Festival present 'A Night at the Movies'

12 July 2019 7pm

The Isle of Ely Arts Festival are delighted to present 'A Night at the Movies' in the glorious surroundings of Ely Cathedral. This event promises to be a night for all...
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Brave New World Lecture - Chris Roberts, 'Robots and Automation'

Brave New World Lecture - Chris Roberts, 'Robots and Automation'

15 July 2019 6:45pm

Robots and Automation: What's real, and what's just hype? Chris is Head of Industrial Robotics at Cambridge Consultants. His main role is working out how to use robotics, machine learning and other...
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KD Theatre Productions present 'Peter Pan'

KD Theatre Productions present 'Peter Pan'

17 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Peter Pan is desperate to find the Lost Boys a mother and he finds just the girl in Wendy. But by bringing the Darling Family over to Neverland, is he putting...
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Lunchtime Concert - Christine Bennett (soprano)

Lunchtime Concert - Christine Bennett (soprano)

18 July 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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Brave New World Lecture - Maria Farrell, 'Cybersecurity Ethics'

Brave New World Lecture - Maria Farrell, 'Cybersecurity Ethics'

18 July 2019 6:45pm

Cybersecurity Ethics: The best way forward or just a way of avoiding talking about power? Maria Farrell is a writer and speaker on technology policy. She has worked for ICANN and the...
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Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

25 July 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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Habits of Prayer: a Half-Day Conference exploring prayer in daily life

Habits of Prayer: a Half-Day Conference exploring prayer in daily life

27 July 2019 1:15pm - 4:30pm

"One does not live by bread alone." (Luke 4.4) Just as we need food every day to give us life and energy, so we need prayer to sustain us and enliven us...
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Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

01 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Members of Ely Photographic Club are exhibiting their work at Ely Cathedral this month. A collection of prints will be on display and some on sale right the way through to...
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Lunchtime Performance - Octagon Studios 'Dance Divine'

Lunchtime Performance - Octagon Studios 'Dance Divine'

02 August 2019 1:10pm

Ballet, contemporary dance and jazz lunch-time performance in Ely Cathedral. 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...
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Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

16 August 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 - Minori Nakaune (violin) and Friends

Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (violin) and Friends

12 September 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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Britten Sinfonia - Stabat Mater - with The Sixteen

Britten Sinfonia - Stabat Mater - with The Sixteen

09 November 2019 7:30pm

Just over 25 years ago, Britten Sinfonia was established as a bold reimagining of the conventional image of an orchestra. A flexible ensemble comprising the UK's leading soloists and chamber musicians...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2019

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2019

14 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019

Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 bespoke trade stalls are located in the Cathedral's magnificent...
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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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Carrot Productions present 'The Snowman'

Carrot Productions present 'The Snowman'

30 December 2019

Immerse yourself in the irresistible animated film of The Snowman this Christmas, accompanied by a live orchestra. A heart-warming experience that brings more than a snowman to life - and featuring...
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