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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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'How to be Good' Series with Francis Spufford

'How to be Good' Series with Francis Spufford

27 September 2018 6:45pm - 9pm

IS IT EASY TO BE GOOD? Five professions. Five explorations To be a good doctor means more than just being good at medicine. Technical excellence is only part of any profession's definition of...
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Latin in the Cathedral

Latin in the Cathedral

27 September 2018 6:30pm - 8pm

Have you always wanted to learn Latin? Do you want to look at this fascinating language in a fun and stress-free environment? We are offering an 8-week introduction to Latin, with a sprinkling...
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Ely Sinfonia - Holst 'The Planets'

Ely Sinfonia - Holst 'The Planets'

29 September 2018 7:30pm

One hundred years to the day after its first performance, Gustav Holst's magnificent Planets Suite will ring out in Ely Cathedral when Ely Sinfonia takes to the stage under the baton...
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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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Topping & Company Book Event - Michael Palin

Topping & Company Book Event - Michael Palin

02 October 2018 7:30pm

Topping & Company Book events provide rich illumination into an author's work and help deepen the experience of reading. They are lively experiences with the emphasis on direct communication between author...
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Talk and Book Signing by Helaine Blumenfeld

Talk and Book Signing by Helaine Blumenfeld

03 October 2018 6:30pm

Internationally acclaimed artist, Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, will be giving a talk on her major solo exhibition, TREE of LIFE. This event will take place in the magnificent setting of Ely Cathedral where...
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Lunchtime Performance - The Osiligi Maasai Warriors

Lunchtime Performance - The Osiligi Maasai Warriors

07 October 2018 1:10pm

After a four year absence, the Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe return to perform at Ely Cathedral on Sunday 7th October at 110pm. Since their last visit to Ely, the Troupe...
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Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture - Lord Bird

Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture - Lord Bird

07 October 2018 6:30pm

Ely Cathedral is delighted to welcome Lord Bird as its guest speaker at the annual Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture. The Right Honourable The Lord Bird MBE (born 30 January 1946) is...
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Ely Cathedral Business Group - How to be Good in Business: Mike Bushore

Ely Cathedral Business Group - How to be Good in Business: Mike Bushore

11 October 2018 6:45pm

Ely Cathedral Business Group Autumn Discussion in Ely Cathedral. 6.45pm - Wine Reception / Networking. 7.10pm - Welcome, and Introduction by Francis Spufford. 7.30pm - Talk by Mike Bushore, AI Expert. Mike is CEO of...
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

12 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2018

Admission to the Cathedral throughout the Harvest Festival weekend is free of charge. The National Harvest Torch (the symbol of the National Harvest Service which travels to a different Cathedral each year...
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Lunchtime Concert - The Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir

Lunchtime Concert - The Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir

13 October 2018 1:10pm

The Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir is a mixed voice adult choir (SATB) comprising about 30 singers and working to a high standard of musical excellence. As a part of the historic...
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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 legendary 1925 classic starring Lon Chaney. Tickets £5 (under 16s free) available below or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm). My...
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Ely Choral Society - 'Everyone Sang'

Ely Choral Society - 'Everyone Sang'

20 October 2018 7:30pm

Choral music by Elgar, Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Finzi, Parnell and Handel. The concert will also comprise music for organ and clarinet with Edmund Aldhouse (organ) and Koren Wilmer (clarinet). Conducted by Andrew...
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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)

25 October 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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English Arts Chorale - Lady Chapel Concert

English Arts Chorale - Lady Chapel Concert

28 October 2018 5:30pm

PAUL CARR 'Stabat Mater' and other pieces from the Chorale's Stabat Mater CD. English Arts Choral Conductor Leslie Olive Accompanist James Gough The English Arts Chorale is an ambitious voluntary choir based in Reigate, Surrey,...
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Topping & Company Book Event - Yotam Ottolenghi

Topping & Company Book Event - Yotam Ottolenghi

07 November 2018 7:30pm

Topping & Company Book events provide rich illumination into an author's work and help deepen the experience of reading. They are lively experiences with the emphasis on direct communication between author...
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Prime Brass at Ely Cathedral

Prime Brass at Ely Cathedral

10 November 2018 8pm

A programme of English and German/Austrian composers for Armistice weekend, also marking the 100th anniversary of the RAF. Prime Brass, Junior Prime Brass and Cor8 (all-female horn octet from London's music conservatoires) Edmund Aldhouse...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Fairhaven Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - The Fairhaven Singers

11 November 2018 1:10pm

We are delighted to welcome our friends, Cambridge's Fairhaven Singers, under the direction of Ralph Woodward, to our awe-inspiring Lady Chapel for what promises to be a spine-tingling performance of...
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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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Solemn Orchestral Requiem Mass

Solemn Orchestral Requiem Mass

11 November 2018 4pm

A Solemn Requiem Mass marking the centenary of the Armistice, led by the Cathedral choirs who join forces with The Ely Sinfonia to present the small orchestra version of the Requiem...
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Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018 - Preview Evening

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2018 - Preview Evening

14 November 2018 6:30pm

All tickets £6.50 to include a glass of mulled wine. How about joining in our Great Christmas Cake Bake and receive a free ticket to the preview evening! Each year at our Christmas...
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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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'Saying Goodbye' Service

'Saying Goodbye' Service

18 November 2018 6:30pm

Run by the Mariposa Trust. The Saying Goodbye Services are the first national set of remembrance services for people who have lost a child at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or...
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G4 Christmas

G4 Christmas

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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Ely Consort 'In Memoriam'

Ely Consort 'In Memoriam'

01 December 2018 7:30pm

Programme Rachmaninov: All-night vigil Come, let us worship Blessed is the man David Jepson: Do not stand at my grave and weep David Bednall: Some corner of a foreign field A Soldier's Cemetery To a missing...
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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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Festival of Carols

Festival of Carols

07 December 2018 7:15pm

A spectacular evening in celebration of Christmas with music by the Ely Cathedral Choir, The Ely Imps and featuring special guest, Ruthie Henshall, interspersed with seasonal readings and poems. Supported by The...
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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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Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

Hark! the Herald - Annual Carol Concert

22 December 2018 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 Choir accompanied by...
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Service of Readings and Carols

Service of Readings and Carols

30 December 2018 4pm

As in previous years, this service will be supported by members of the Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers along with local singers, their guests and by any other singers who find themselves...
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The Beautiful Stitch - An Exhibition from The Embroiderers' Guild

The Beautiful Stitch - An Exhibition from The Embroiderers' Guild

05 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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