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Lunchtime Concert - Junior Prime Brass

Lunchtime Concert - Junior Prime Brass

22 April 2018 1:10pm

Conductor - Christopher Lawrence A varied programme for all the family, to include: Paul Patterson - Prime Fanfare Tylman Susato - Dances from 'The Danserye' Vittorio Monti - Czardas (soloist: Cameron Scott) Raymond...
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Ely Cathedral Business Group - Celebration of Business

Ely Cathedral Business Group - Celebration of Business

24 April 2018

One of the region's biggest businesses fairs with over 100 businesses exhibiting their goods and services in the awe inspiring surroundings of Ely Cathedral. Join us for workshops, networking, a glass...
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Woodbridge School Choral Society - Michael Tippett's  'A Child Of Our Time'

Woodbridge School Choral Society - Michael Tippett's 'A Child Of Our Time'

26 April 2018 7:30pm

Woodbridge School Choral Society Michael Tippett A Child Of Our Time Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and other vocal works. Chris Milton (conductor) Claire Weston (choral director) Clare Tunney (soprano) Hannah Bennett (alto) Aaron Godfrey-Mayes (tenor) Meilir...
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From Russia with Love - Ely Sinfonia

From Russia with Love - Ely Sinfonia

28 April 2018 7:30pm

With its rich, vibrant culture, Russia has produced some of the most exciting music ever written. Among it are three of our favourite pieces: Khachaturian's Spartacus and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet,...
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Lunchtime Concert - Guildhall Saxophone Ensemble

Lunchtime Concert - Guildhall Saxophone Ensemble

02 May 2018 1:10pm

Directed by Christian Forshaw Folk Music of Europe, drawn from Bulgarian Choirs, Scandinavian melodies used by Jan Garbarek, Music by Bartok and Farewell to Stromness by Maxwell Davies. Admission by Cathedral ticket or...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir

03 May 2018 1:10pm

The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir was founded in 1924. The idea of a new boys' choir originally came from one of the owners of Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Asger Wilhelm Hansen. The...
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Libera in Concert

Libera in Concert

12 May 2018 7:30pm

The magical sounds of Libera enchant audiences across the world - from Moscow to Manila, from Westminster to Washington, from Tokyo to Toronto, from Shanghai to Singapore. The boys' distinctive white...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - William Jewell College Choir, Missouri, USA

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - William Jewell College Choir, Missouri, USA

17 May 2018 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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Organ Recital - Theme and Variations

Organ Recital - Theme and Variations

17 May 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Sarah MacDonald gives a programme of Variations for Organ, including works by J.S. Bach, César Franck and George Thalben-Ball. Admission Free
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RSCM Ely Festival of Church Music

RSCM Ely Festival of Church Music

19 May 2018 5pm

The annual Ely Festival of Church Music will be held in the Cathedral with a choir of over 200. This year it will be conducted by Paul Trepte, Director of Music...
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Lunchtime Concert - Neil Colledge (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Neil Colledge (piano)

24 May 2018 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 of London Chamber Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University of London Chamber Choir

28 May 2018 1:10pm

'One of London's most exciting young chamber choirs!' (BBC Radio 3's The Choir) www.ulchamberchoir.co.uk 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 - Platte River Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Platte River Singers

29 May 2018 1:10pm

Beautiful Music in Glorious Spaces Performance and Heritage Tour of England Dr. David Bauer & Clayton Moyer, Directors Ann Bauer, Accompanist Platte River Singers, Kearney First United Methodist Church and the University of Nebraska Kearney Choirs Programme Processional Ave...
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Pop-up Science Festival 2018: Shape and Colour

Pop-up Science Festival 2018: Shape and Colour

30 May 2018 10am

After the success of the first Ely Cathedral Science Festival we are proud to host a Pop-up Science Festival: Shape and Colour 10am - 1pm | Interactive activities for all the family...
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Solemn Eucharist for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Solemn Eucharist for the Feast of Corpus Christi

31 May 2018 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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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Derwent Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Derwent Singers

01 June 2018 1:10pm

This award-winning Derby-based chamber choir has earned itself a distinguished reputation for performance of all musical genres, from the Renaissance to the present-day. Around twenty-five strong, they perform several concerts each...
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Etheldreda Craft and Food Fair

Etheldreda Craft and Food Fair

02 June 2018 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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Lunchtime Concert - Iowa City West High School International Choir

Lunchtime Concert - Iowa City West High School International Choir

10 June 2018 1:10pm

Free admission 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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Italian Baroque at Ely Cathedral

Italian Baroque at Ely Cathedral

13 June 2018 7:30pm

Part of Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble Le Concert Spirituel Hervé Niquet conductor Programme: Benevolo Mass: Si Deus pro nobis, interspersed with plainchant, and choral and instrumental music by Monteverdi, Frescobaldi and Palestrina The Aldeburgh Festival returns to Ely...
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Organ Recital - Four Hands & Four Feet

Organ Recital - Four Hands & Four Feet

14 June 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Edmund Aldhouse & Aaron Shilson present a programme of organ duets. Admission Free
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Stockholm Boys' Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Stockholm Boys' Choir

17 June 2018 1:10pm

Free admission 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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Ely Cathedral Flower Festival 2018

Ely Cathedral Flower Festival 2018

21 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

Ely Cathedral's eagerly awaited Flower Festival returns in 2018 and promises to be one of the most spectacular events in East Anglia. Attractions include eye-catching displays, musical recitals, floral demonstrations and a...
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Military Wives Choir Concert and Private View of The Flower Festival

Military Wives Choir Concert and Private View of The Flower Festival

22 June 2018 7pm - 9:30pm

As part of our Flower Festival why not join us for a special evening which includes a concert given in the Lady Chapel by The Military Wives Choir followed by a...
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Lunchtime Concert - The Choir of the First United Methodist Church, Prattville

Lunchtime Concert - The Choir of the First United Methodist Church, Prattville

29 June 2018 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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A Celebration of Peace

A Celebration of Peace

04 July 2018 7:30pm

Featuring a chorus of 300 voices from across the United States with East Anglia Chamber Orchestra. Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem | Old Hundreth Psalm | Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas...
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Isle of Ely Arts Festival Fundraising Concert - Clare Hammond - Pianist

Isle of Ely Arts Festival Fundraising Concert - Clare Hammond - Pianist

06 July 2018 7:30pm

This colourful and inspired musical journey in celebration of the Isle of Ely Arts Festival includes works from Schubert, Mendelssohn and Rimsky-Korsakov. Acclaimed as a pianist of "amazing power and panache" (The...
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Cambridge Philharmonic - Mahler 8

Cambridge Philharmonic - Mahler 8

07 July 2018 7:30pm

Conductor: Timothy Redmond Soloist: Judith Howarth, Katherine Broderick, Paula Sides (Soprano) Heather Shipp, Madeleine Shaw (Mezzo Soprano) Daniel Norman (Tenor) Michael Drulett (Bass) Cambridge & Norwich Philharmonic Choruses Irish Doctors Choir Guests from Local Choirs St Catharine's Girls' Choir Sawston...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The City Choir of Washington

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The City Choir of Washington

08 July 2018 1:10pm

Free admission 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 - Chicago Master Singers

Lunchtime Concert - Chicago Master Singers

10 July 2018 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 - St Thomas's Episcopal Church Choir, Columbus, GA

Lunchtime Concert - St Thomas's Episcopal Church Choir, Columbus, GA

12 July 2018 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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Exhibition of works by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE

Exhibition of works by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE

13 Jul 2018 - 28 Oct 2018

An enlightening and unmissable exhibition at Ely Cathedral showing major new works by nationally acclaimed artist and contemporary sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld. This is to be one of her largest exhibitions in...
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Lady Chapel Afternoon Concert - London Concord Singers

Lady Chapel Afternoon Concert - London Concord Singers

14 July 2018 2:30pm

London Concord Singers is an award-winning chamber choir of about 30 mixed voices, based in central London, with a broad-ranging repertoire. The choir was founded in 1966 by the conductor, Malcolm...
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Summer Organ Recital Series - Henk Galenkamp

Summer Organ Recital Series - Henk Galenkamp

15 July 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

The Cathedral's popular series of summer organ recitals opens with a programme given by Henk Galenkamp, organist of Zwickau Cathedral in Germany. Admission Free
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The Central Band of The Royal British Legion Anniversary Concert

The Central Band of The Royal British Legion Anniversary Concert

21 July 2018 7:30pm

A unique opportunity to see The Central Band of the Royal British Legion in concert to commemorate the anniversary of the end of the WW1 and the founding of the RAF. Music...
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Summer Organ Recital - Hilary Punnett

Summer Organ Recital - Hilary Punnett

22 July 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Hilary Punnett, Assistant Organist of Lincoln Cathedral, gives the second in the Cathedral's summer recital series. Admission Free
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Summer Organ Recital - Stephen Farr

Summer Organ Recital - Stephen Farr

29 July 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Distinguished British organist Stephen Farr gives the third of this summer's organ recitals. Admission Free
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Lunchtime Concert - Jeremy Filsell

Lunchtime Concert - Jeremy Filsell

31 July 2018 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 - Stuart Raeburn

Lunchtime Concert - Stuart Raeburn

02 August 2018 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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Octagon Studios - 'Dance Divine'

Octagon Studios - 'Dance Divine'

03 August 2018 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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Summer Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

Summer Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

05 August 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

The Cathedral's Director of Music gives the fourth of the summer organ recital series. Admission Free
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

09 August 2018 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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Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

12 August 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

The Cathedral Assistant Organist continues the summer series. Admission Free
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Lunchtime Concert - Stephen Armstrong and Friends

Lunchtime Concert - Stephen Armstrong and Friends

16 August 2018 1:10pm

A Hand of Bridge Samuel Barber Adagio Samuel Barber Mystery on the Docks Edward Barnes Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other event please contact: ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE...
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Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

17 August 2018 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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Summer Organ Recital - Alessandro Bianchi

Summer Organ Recital - Alessandro Bianchi

19 August 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

The distinguished Italian organist visits Ely for the sixth concert in the summer organ series. Admission Free
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Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

23 August 2018 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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Leonard Bernstein at 100 with Mahler's Resurrection Symphony

Leonard Bernstein at 100 with Mahler's Resurrection Symphony

24 August 2018 7:30pm

On the eve of Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday, experience this legendary concert film with a cinematic screening in remastered DTS surround sound in the place where it was recorded 45 years...
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Summer Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

Summer Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

26 August 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Sarah MacDonald, Director of the Cathedral Girls Choir and Director of Chapel Music at Selwyn College Cambridge continues the summer series. Admission Free
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Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

02 September 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Aaron Shilson, Assistant Organist of Ely Cathedral Girls Choir, continues the summer series. Admission Free
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Summer Organ Recital - Roger Judd

Summer Organ Recital - Roger Judd

09 September 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Roger Judd (Assistant Organist at Ely between 1968 - and 1972) celebrates his fifty-year association with the Cathedral in the last of the summer series. Admission Free
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Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (violin)

Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (violin)

20 September 2018 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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Organ Recital - David Dunnett

Organ Recital - David Dunnett

20 September 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The distinguished organist of Norwich Cathedral presents a programme on the theme of nature, including Flor Peeters' Lied Symphony. Admission Free
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Animal Service

Animal Service

30 September 2018 2pm

A service of thanksgiving and blessing for pets and working animals. You are welcome to bring your pet. Please be aware that being together with lots of other animals may prove stressful for...
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Organ Recital - Movie Night: The Phantom of the Opera

Organ Recital - Movie Night: The Phantom of the Opera

18 October 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Edmund Aldhouse improvises a live soundtrack to the 1925 classic starring Lon Chaney. More details will appear here in due course.
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Lucy Cavendish Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Lucy Cavendish Singers

21 October 2018 1:10pm

Free Admission, 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 - Roman Rudnytsky (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Roman Rudnytsky (piano)

01 November 2018 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 - The Fairhaven Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Fairhaven Singers

11 November 2018 1:10pm

Free admission 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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Service of Remembrance

Service of Remembrance

11 November 2018 10:30am

The Service of Remembrance which takes place in the Cathedral each year is always attended by many members of the public and serving members of the armed forces and local veterans. "They...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018

15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

Now in its seventh 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 By Candlelight Tour 2018

G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2018

20 November 2018 7:30pm

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... Due to overwhelming public demand, original X-Factor stars and operatic multi-platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back, with their atmospheric "G4 Christmas" tour across...
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Organ Recital - We will remember them

Organ Recital - We will remember them

22 November 2018 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Aaron Shilson presents a programme of organ music commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Admission Free
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Advent Procession with Carols

Advent Procession with Carols

02 December 2018 6pm

The Church has always kept Advent as a season of great solemnity - a time in which to meditate upon the ultimate issues of death, judgement, hell and heaven. Advent, though,...
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Children's Society Christingle

Children's Society Christingle

08 December 2018 3pm

Proceeds will help The Children's Society's vital work with children facing life's harshest challenges: children who may find themselves sleeping rough this winter; fleeing conflict and war; caught in a...
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The Big Christmas Tree Light Switch-on Service!

The Big Christmas Tree Light Switch-on Service!

09 December 2018 5:15pm

Come and see the biggest, most spectacular Christmas tree in Ely as we countdown to the switching on of the lights. This popular event designed for young children and families celebrates...
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Christmas Story and Song Time

Christmas Story and Song Time

13 December 2018 10:30am

Meet at the Christmas tree. A very special service recommended for younger children re-telling the Christmas Story in the wonderful setting of Ely Cathedral. This short service will include storytelling, delicious...
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Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-long

Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-long

15 December 2018 2pm

with Littleport Brass Band Forget the Christmas shopping for an hour! Come and sing-a-long to your favourite carols accompanied by Littleport Brass Band. With Christmas music, readings and prayers. Free admission All welcome
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