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EVENTS ARCHIVE JANUARY - JUNE 2019

Epiphanytide Procession

Epiphanytide Procession

13 January 2019 4pm

The Feast of the Epiphany - the Manifestation of Christ - has, in the Western Church, traditionally focused on the visit of the Magi, as recorded in St. Matthew's Gospel. In...
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Lunchtime Concert - Elgar 'Metamorphosen'

Lunchtime Concert - Elgar 'Metamorphosen'

17 January 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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Topping & Company Book Event - Joe Wicks

Topping & Company Book Event - Joe Wicks

19 January 2019 7pm

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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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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'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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The Choristers' Pancake Race and Big Pancake Party

The Choristers' Pancake Race and Big Pancake Party

05 March 2019 6:15pm

Come and enjoy the fun in our Big Pancake Race and Pancake Party when choristers and musicians (and clergy) will be racing! We will be raising money for the Church Urban...
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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 School of Music Saxophone Ensemble

Lunchtime Concert - Guildhall School of Music Saxophone Ensemble

15 March 2019 1:10pm

Music by Duke Ellington, Astor Piazzolla, Moondog, Eric Whitacre, Willie Hunter, Freddie Mercury and Romanian and Spanish traditional music. POSTER Admission by Cathedral ticket or pass Retiring collection For details about this or any other...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Singers

16 March 2019 1:10pm

Programme Ave Maria - Victoria Beati Quorum - Stanford Crucifixus - Lotti Crux Fidelis - John IV of Portugal Exsultate Deo - Palestrina /ESSB God so loved the World - Stainer Lift thine eyes - Mendelssohn My Spirit sing...
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Come and Sing Evensong

Come and Sing Evensong

16 March 2019 5:30pm

A chance for everyone to sing Choral Evensong in the magnificent acoustic of Ely Cathedral's Lady Chapel, under the inspiring leadership of the new Director of the Royal School of Church...
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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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Lent Pilgrimage Tour

Lent Pilgrimage Tour

26 March 2019 7:15pm

What can this Cathedral, built to the glory of God, tell us about the nature of our pilgrimage through this life and our seeking for God's presence? Come on a pilgrimage...
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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

To celebrate this landmark birthday, entry to the museum will be FREE* all day during our Family Fun Day. Whether you are revisiting, or discovering the museum for the first time, come...
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Formal launch of the Cathedral Environment Group

Formal launch of the Cathedral Environment Group

03 April 2019 6:15pm

To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth is a mark of Christian mission and discipleship. The growing environmental crisis and rapid...
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Easter Craft Family Drop-in Session (Monday)

Easter Craft Family Drop-in Session (Monday)

08 April 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 8 and 10 April. The Easter Craft Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will be themed to make them...
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Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

08 April 2019 7pm

Paul Trepte gives his last Organ recital as Director of Music, to which everyone is very warmly invited. Programme Prelude and fugue in E minor ('Wedge') BWV 548 Bach Chorale preludes from op.65 Karg...
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Easter Craft Family Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

Easter Craft Family Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

10 April 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 8 and 10 April. The Easter Craft Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will be themed to make them...
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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 Poulenc's Gloria is a captivatingly original setting for soprano solo, chorus and orchestra,...
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A Prelude to Holy Week

A Prelude to Holy Week

14 April 2019 4pm

This service takes its inspiration from the Bridegroom services of the Orthodox Church which take place over three days from Palm Sunday Evening to Wednesday of Holy Week. During these services...
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Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

15 April 2019 7:30pm

The Stations or Way of the Cross (Via Crucis), are a series of images depicting Jesus on the day of his crucifixion, taking his cross to Calvary. First used by the...
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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

sung by the Cathedral Choir directed by Paul Trepte Alto solo: Chloe Allison Lamentations Tallis Jeremiae Paul Trepte Psalm 38
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Ely Cathedral Centre Spring Craft Fair

Ely Cathedral Centre Spring Craft Fair

20 April 2019 10am - 3pm

Over 30 Stalls spread across four floors. Original Prints, Upcycled items, Children's Clothes, Knitted and Fabric Goods, Jewellery, Cards and much more. Come in to find that perfect gift or just treat yourself! Delicious...
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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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Lunchtime Concert - Neil Colledge (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Neil Colledge (piano)

09 May 2019 1:10pm

Featuring works by Robert and Clara Schumann, Debussy and Rachmaninoff. 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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An Evening of Songs and Sonnets with Malcolm Guite

An Evening of Songs and Sonnets with Malcolm Guite

10 May 2019 7:30pm

Join Poet, Priest and Author, Malcolm Guite for an evening of songs and sonnets. Malcom performs at cathedrals, festivals and universities across the world. He is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge...
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The Generation Game

The Generation Game

16 May 2019 1pm - 3pm

There are already four generations in the workplace, and soon to be five. 'They' say that Gen Y are flighty and that the older generations make more mistakes. 'They' call Generation...
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Celebration of Business Lady Chapel Dinner

Celebration of Business Lady Chapel Dinner

16 May 2019 6:45pm

The Ely Cathedral Business Group committee is thrilled to announce that Alpine Ricky Munday, Everest Summiteer and founder of Inspire, will be delivering the keynote talk at the inaugural Celebration of...
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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 - 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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Star Maps to Cell Maps - CANCELLED

Star Maps to Cell Maps - CANCELLED

23 May 2019 7pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL. If you have purchased tickets please telephone the Box Office 01353 660349 to arrange a refund. We apologise for any inconvenience this...
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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. PLEASE NOTE: The Cathedral will be closed to visitors all day. Each year, Ely Cathedral hosts the graduation ceremonies for The Open University...
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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 International Tour Choir

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Waukee High School International Tour Choir

11 June 2019 1:10pm

Jeff Knutson Head Director Kathryn Mosiman Associate Director 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:...
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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

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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 (Latin for 'Body of Christ') is a service which was commonly celebrated in medieval England and although suppressed after the Reformation has been celebrated more widely...
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Places of Poetry

Places of Poetry

22 June 2019 10am - 4pm

Ely Cathedral invite you to be part of a national scheme called Places of Poetry. Enjoy poetry, craft and live performances alongside our poet in residence, the Shetland based prize winning...
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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

POSTER 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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