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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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Sparkling Valentine's Concert

Sparkling Valentine's Concert

16 February 2019 7:30pm

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta: Four Seasons by Candlelight Harriet Mackenzie (violin) | Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) | Susan Parkes (soprano) The Piccadilly Sinfonietta brings a stunning performance of Vivaldi's Four Seasons to celebrate the 10th...
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School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

18 February 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 18 and 20 February. The Holiday Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will, as last year be themed to...
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School Holiday Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

School Holiday Drop-in Session (Wednesday)

20 February 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 18 and 20 February. The Holiday Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will, as last year be themed to...
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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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