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EVENTS ARCHIVE JULY - DECEMBER 2018

The Central Band of The Royal British Legion Anniversary Concert

The Central Band of The Royal British Legion Anniversary Concert

We regret that due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been cancelled. Tickets purchased using a bank card will be refunded automatically. All other ticket holders will be contacted...
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Lunchtime Concert - Texas Children's Choir

Lunchtime Concert - Texas Children's Choir

02 July 2018 1:10pm

The choir's long history of quality choral music and service to the community has been cited in the Congressional records of the US and Texas Houses of Representatives. The quality of...
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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

Bringing their 2017/18 season to a close on the 7 July, Cambridge Philharmonic perform Mahler's titanic 8th Symphony in the breath-taking surroundings of Ely Cathedral. Written for an enlarged orchestra, eight...
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Lunchtime Concert - The City Choir of Washington

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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Antic Disposition presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' by William Shakespeare

Antic Disposition presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' by William Shakespeare

09 Jul 2018 - 10 Jul 2018

Following their sold-out performances of Henry V and Richard III in 2017, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition return to Ely Cathedral with a new production of one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies....
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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 - Voices of the Valley, Columbus, GA

Lunchtime Concert - Voices of the Valley, Columbus, GA

12 July 2018 1:10pm

Programme O Clap Your Hands - Julie Knowles How Can I Keep From Singing - Mark Patterson (Commissioned for this trip) Amani - Jim Papoulis Medieval Gloria - Vijay Singh Give Way, Jordan - Mary Goetze South...
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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

Programme J.S. Bach "St Anne" Prelude and Fugue in E Flat BWV 552 Krebs Chorale Prelude on Von Gott will ich nicht lassen Rheinberger Con moto - Andante - Maestoso from 12 Monologues Op...
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Summer Organ Recital - Hilary Punnett

Summer Organ Recital - Hilary Punnett

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

Programme Peter Racine Fricker Pastorale Ad Wammes Miroir Healey Willan Passacaglia and Fugue No 2 in E Minor Frank Bridge Allegretto grazioso Widor Andante sostenuto from Symphonie gothique Demessieux Te Deum Hilary Punnett is...
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Gabrieli Roar - An English Coronation

Gabrieli Roar - An English Coronation

23 July 2018 7:30pm

The massed forces of Gabrieli Roar convene once more for a residential training weekend culminating in a large-scale performance here at Ely Cathedral. The four coronations of the twentieth century were...
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Summer Organ Recital - Stephen Farr

Summer Organ Recital - Stephen Farr

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

Programme Monnikendam Toccata Schumann Vier Fugen op 72 Buxtehude Praeludium in G Minor BuxWV 148 Marchand Tierce en taille Judith Bingham Roman Conversions (2017) Alain Choral Dorien Simon Preston Alleluyas Stephen Farr is Director of Music at St Paul's...
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Lunchtime Concert - The choir of The Church of The Epiphany, Washington, DC

Lunchtime Concert - The choir of The Church of The Epiphany, Washington, DC

31 July 2018 1:10pm

The Epiphany Choir, the church's primary 20-voice choral ensemble consisting of professional section leaders and volunteers, sings at the Rite II Eucharist at 11am. Hymns and service music are drawn principally...
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Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

01 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018

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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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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Ely Cathedral Conference Centre Summer Craft Fair

Ely Cathedral Conference Centre Summer Craft Fair

04 August 2018 10am - 3pm

Live Demonstrations inc. silk spinning and pottery. Come and Stock Up on locally made goodies. Original Prints, Upcycled items, Children's Clothes, Knitted and Fabric Goods, Jewellery and Cards. Come in to find that perfect...
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Summer Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

Summer Organ Recital - Paul Trepte

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

Programme Patrick Gowers Toccata Bridge Adagio in E Parry Chorale Prelude on the Old 104th Tomkins A Sad Pavan for these distracted times J.S. Bach Dies sind die heil'gen zehn Gebot Hindemith Sonata No. 1 Liszt Introduction and...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

09 August 2018 1:10pm

Tony Scheuregger and Sarah Doig perform a recital entitled "A Merry Mood: Renaissance music for two lutes". The lute, with its multiple courses of double strings, was arguably the most important...
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Roger Leivers 'Stirling to Essen' RAF Commemoration

Roger Leivers 'Stirling to Essen' RAF Commemoration

11 August 2018 10am - 4pm

'Stirling to Essen', launched last July at the IWM Duxford, tells the true story of the life of Squadron Leader Drummond Wilson and his crew, who flew with XV Squadron out...
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Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

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

Programme McDowall Sacred and Hallowed Fire J.S. Bach Das alte Jahr vergangen ist BWV 614 Tarik O'Regan Wenn dich Unglück thut greifen an J.S. Bach Wer nun den lieben Gott läßt walten BWV 642 Dupré Variations...
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Lunchtime Concert - Stephen Armstrong and Friends

Lunchtime Concert - Stephen Armstrong and Friends

16 August 2018 1:10pm

Duets, trios and other vocal ensembles from Mozart's opera 'Cosi fan tutte' featuring Cambridge singers Rachel Howe, Anna Marmion and Hannah Robinson, (Trinity choir) James Beddoe (St. John's choir) and James...
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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

Programme Bonnet Variations de Concert Dupré Cortège et Litanie Bossi Colloquy with the swallows Michael McCabe Trumpet Tune in B Liszt Fantasy and Fugue on the Chorale "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam" Alessandro Bianchi was born in...
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Summer Holiday (Monday) Drop In Session

Summer Holiday (Monday) Drop In Session

20 August 2018 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 30 July, 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 and 29 August. The Summer Holiday Drop-Ins at...
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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

Programme J.S. Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G MInor BWV 542 Vaughan WIlliams Three Preludes founded on Welsh Hymn Tunes Langlais Suite médiévale en forme de messe basse Sarah MacDonald studied organ, piano, and conducting...
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Twilight Pilgrimage Tour

Twilight Pilgrimage Tour

28 August 2018 6:30pm

For centuries people have come to Ely on pilgrimage, a chance to reflect on where God is in life. Twilight Pilgrimage tours provide time and space in which to move around...
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Summer Holiday (Wednesday) Drop In Session

Summer Holiday (Wednesday) Drop In Session

29 August 2018 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 30 July, 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 and 29 August. The Summer Holiday Drop-Ins at...
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Scottish Country Dancing on Cross Green

Scottish Country Dancing on Cross Green

02 September 2018 12pm - 3pm

Scottish Country Dancing is a social style of folk dance danced to exhilarating Scottish reels, jigs and strathspeys and enjoyed all around the world. Similar to some ceilidh dances you will...
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Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

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

Programme Elgar Allegro maestoso from Sonata in G Op 28 Andriessen Choral No 1 Alain Le jardin suspendu Grigny Veni Creator spiritus Yon Humoresque "l'organo primitivo" Reger Benedictus Parry Elegie Vierne Carillon de Westminster Aaron Shilson joined Ely...
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Lunchtime Concert - Katharina Nohl

Lunchtime Concert - Katharina Nohl

06 September 2018 1:10pm

Katharina Nohl is a pianist and composer living in Switzerland. This is Katharina's second concert in Ely Cathedral after her debut in September last year. Apart from works of Bach and...
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Summer Organ Recital - Roger Judd

Summer Organ Recital - Roger Judd

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

Programme Whitlock Fanfare JS Bach arr. Messerer Chaconne for solo violin Sidney Campbell Variations on Vexilla Regis Arthur Wills Alkmaar Prelude and Fugue Widor Adagio and Allegro from Symphony No 6 Almost fifty years to the day...
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Launch of 'Community Eyes and Ears'

Launch of 'Community Eyes and Ears'

13 September 2018 10am

Please join us for the Launch of 'Community Eyes and Ears. Are you worried about an Adult or Young Persons safety, security and wellbeing? Have you seen something suspicious or unsafe...
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Heritage Weekend Concert - North Elbe Brass

Heritage Weekend Concert - North Elbe Brass

14 September 2018 7:30pm

featuring music by Bach, Mendelssohn and other traditional German Composers. FREE CONCERT 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...
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Heritage Weekend

Heritage Weekend

14 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018

The City of Ely is steeped in history and is proud of its strong heritage with the largest collection of monastic buildings in private dwelling in Europe. It is therefore fitting...
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Topping & Company Book Event - Neil MacGregor

Topping & Company Book Event - Neil MacGregor

18 September 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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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. Programme Concerto No.1 in E major 'Spring' (arr. Jonathan Scott) A Vivaldi 1678-1741 La Nuit...
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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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A Celebration of Animals

A Celebration of Animals

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...
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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 - CANCELLED

Talk and Book Signing by Helaine Blumenfeld - CANCELLED

03 October 2018 6:30pm

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologise for any inconvenience and all tickets will be reimbursed. The 'Tree of Life' exhibition remains in situ at Ely Cathedral...
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Evensong marking the centenary of the death of Sir Hubert Parry

Evensong marking the centenary of the death of Sir Hubert Parry

05 October 2018 6:30pm

Join us for a special choral evensong, 'I Was Glad', marking the centenary of the death of Sir Hubert Parry with some of his best loved music, an event which also...
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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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'How to be Good' Series with Francis Spufford

'How to be Good' Series with Francis Spufford

11 October 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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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 - 9pm

To be a good doctor means more than just being good at medicine. Technical excellence is only part of any profession's definition of goodness. But how, in today's world, do you...
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

12 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2018

Admission to the Cathedral throughout the Harvest Festival weekend (Saturday and Sunday) is free of charge. The National Harvest Torch (the symbol of the National Harvest Service which travels to a different...
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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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Sunday@6:30 - Creation and Crops

Sunday@6:30 - Creation and Crops

14 October 2018 6:30pm

As part of our Harvest celebration (and following their visit in February 2018), members of the Rural Fruitcake Collective make a welcome return to lead worship in a more informal style,...
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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

Join the Lucy Cavendish Singers for an exhilarating journey through many hundreds of years of music - including works by Hildegard von Bingen, Henry Purcell and Sergei Rachmaninov, plus 20th century...
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October Half Term Drop-in Sessions

October Half Term Drop-in Sessions

24 October 2018 10am - 12pm

Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 22 and 24 October. Activities include: Story Telling Brass Rubbing Arts and Crafts Puzzles and Games For further details telephone the Director of Education,...
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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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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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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 Hubert...
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Solemn Orchestral Requiem Eucharist

Solemn Orchestral Requiem Eucharist

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

THE PREVIEW EVENING IS NOW SOLD OUT - TICKETS FOR ALL OTHER DAYS STILL AVAILABLE. Get into the festive spirit and meet up with friends over a glass of mulled wine at...
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