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EVENTS ARCHIVE JULY - DECEMBER 2019

The Principal's Charity Concert

The Principal's Charity Concert

03 July 2019 7:30pm

An evening of orchestral and choral music to mark the retirement of Sue Freestone as Principal of King's Ely, featuring Special Guest-Concert Pianist Philip Fowke performing the first movement of Grieg's...
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Brave New World Lecture - Malcolm Brown, 'Artificial Intelligence'

Brave New World Lecture - Malcolm Brown, 'Artificial Intelligence'

04 July 2019 6:45pm

Artificial Intelligence: Clever Machines, Humanity and God Malcolm Brown is the Director of Mission and Public Affairs for the Church of England, leading a team responsible for the Church's engagement with political,...
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Lunchtime Concert - The Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers

Lunchtime Concert - The Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers

06 July 2019 1:10pm

Magnify the Lord Programme Magnificat à 8 David Bevan Hodie beata virgo Maria Arcadelt Hymn to the Virgin Tchaikovsky (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, English version by John Rutter) Ave Maria Stravinsky Magnificat in A flat major...
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Brave New World Lecture - Anne Richards, 'Excarnation'

Brave New World Lecture - Anne Richards, 'Excarnation'

08 July 2019 6:45pm

Excarnation: Technology and Life Online Anne Richards is the Church of England's national adviser for Mission Theology, and for new religious movements and alternative spiritualities. She is also the convenor of the...
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Recital by Washington Preludio with Stephanie Flack

Recital by Washington Preludio with Stephanie Flack

09 July 2019 6:30pm

Washington Preludio is a joint collaboration of string and piano students from Suzuki method teachers in the Washington DC area and throughout the United States who have come together as a...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University Choir Lille MUKO, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - University Choir Lille MUKO, Copenhagen, Denmark

11 July 2019 1:10pm

Conductor: Jesper Grove Jørgensen Programme Svend S. Schultz: Midsommersang ("Song of Midsummer") P.E. Lange-Müller: 3 Madonnasange ("3 Madonna Songs") Ave Maris Stella Madonna over bølgerne ("Madonna over the Waves") Salve Regina Bernhard Lewkovitch: 3 Motetter op. 11 ("3...
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The Isle of Ely Arts Festival present 'A Night at the Movies'

The Isle of Ely Arts Festival present 'A Night at the Movies'

12 July 2019 7pm

The Isle of Ely Arts Festival are delighted to present 'A Night at the Movies' in the glorious surroundings of Ely Cathedral. This event promises to be a night for all...
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Brave New World Lecture - Chris Roberts, 'Robots and Automation'

Brave New World Lecture - Chris Roberts, 'Robots and Automation'

15 July 2019 6:45pm

Robots and Automation: What's real, and what's just hype? Chris is Head of Industrial Robotics at Cambridge Consultants. His main role is working out how to use robotics, machine learning and other...
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KD Theatre Productions present 'Peter Pan'

KD Theatre Productions present 'Peter Pan'

17 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Peter Pan is desperate to find the Lost Boys a mother and he finds just the girl in Wendy. But by bringing the Darling Family over to Neverland, is he putting...
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Lunchtime Concert - Christine Bennett (soprano)

Lunchtime Concert - Christine Bennett (soprano)

18 July 2019 1:10pm

For a Singer (celebrating SGB 1915-1980) Christine Bennett - soprano - (www.christinebennett-soprano.com) She has sung since childhood, at home, in church, at school, in shows. She has been a member of the...
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Brave New World Lecture - Maria Farrell, 'Cybersecurity Ethics'

Brave New World Lecture - Maria Farrell, 'Cybersecurity Ethics'

18 July 2019 6:45pm

Cybersecurity Ethics: The best way forward or just a way of avoiding talking about power? Maria Farrell is a writer and speaker on technology policy. She has worked for ICANN and the...
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Summer Organ Recital - Peter Dyke

Summer Organ Recital - Peter Dyke

21 July 2019 5:15pm

Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral) Programme Mohrentanz - T. Susato c1500-61, arr. A. Wilson Prelude, Largo and Fugue in C major BWV 545/529 - J.S. Bach 1685-1750 From Concerto No 5 in E flat - William...
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Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

Lunchtime Concert - Erina Ishiyama (piano)

25 July 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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Habits of Prayer: a Half-Day Conference exploring prayer in daily life

Habits of Prayer: a Half-Day Conference exploring prayer in daily life

27 July 2019 1:15pm - 4:30pm

"One does not live by bread alone." (Luke 4.4) Just as we need food every day to give us life and energy, so we need prayer to sustain us and enliven us...
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Summer Organ Recital - Andrew Parnell

Summer Organ Recital - Andrew Parnell

28 July 2019 5:15pm

Andrew Parnell (Ely Cathedral) Programme French Connections Pièce d'orgue (BWV 572) - J.S. Bach Prélude, Fugue et Variation (Op.18) C Franck Magnificat du 3e et 4e ton - M Corrette Sonata no.3 (Op.56) - A Guilmant Le banquet...
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Lunchtime Concert - Jessica Ryckewaert (Percussionist)

Lunchtime Concert - Jessica Ryckewaert (Percussionist)

01 August 2019 1:10pm

Jessica Ryckewaert is one of the most specialised soloist percussionists in contemporary music in Belgium, playing premières of works for marimba, vibraphone and percussion, with live electronics, which have been written...
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Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

Ely Photographic Club Exhibition

01 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

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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Lunchtime Performance - Octagon Studios 'Dance Divine'

Lunchtime Performance - Octagon Studios 'Dance Divine'

02 August 2019 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

03 August 2019 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 - Janette Fishell

Summer Organ Recital - Janette Fishell

04 August 2019 5:15pm

Janette Fishell (International Recitalist) Programme Music that Moves: The Organ as Dancemaster From Nedelni Hudba ("Sunday Music") - Petr Eben (1929-2007) - Moto Ostinato ("My name is Legion, for we are many.") From Six...
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Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

Summer Organ Recital - Edmund Aldhouse

11 August 2019 5:15pm

Edmund Aldhouse (Ely Cathedral) Programme William Harris (1883 - 1973) - Flourish for an Occasion Marcel Dupré (1886 - 1971) - Suite Bretonne Op 21 i) Berceuse ii) Fileuse iii) Les cloches de Perros-Guirec Maurice Duruflé (1902 -...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Hexachordia

15 August 2019 1:10pm

Tony Scheuregger (Renaissance guitar) and Sarah Doig (lute) of Hexachordia - www.hexachordia.com - present a programme 'A Step in Time' exploring music our sixteenth-century forebears would have danced to. They include...
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Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

Lunchtime Performance - Lantern Dance 'Spiritus'

16 August 2019 1:10pm

Ely's integrated contemporary dance group presents its 15th annual performance in the Lady Chapel. The one-hour programme features new choreography and some favourite pieces to celebrate this unique integrated dance company's...
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Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

Summer Organ Recital - Aaron Shilson

18 August 2019 5:15pm

Aaron Shilson (Ely Cathedral) Programme 'Dorian' Toccata in D minor BWV 538i - J.S. Bach Chorale No. 1 - Andriessen Variations sur 'O Filii et Filiae' - Dandrieu Concerto in A minor BWV 593 after Vivaldi...
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Summer Organ Recital - Kai Krakenberg

Summer Organ Recital - Kai Krakenberg

25 August 2019 5:15pm

Kai Krakenberg (Husum, Germany) Programme Guy H. Eldrige (1904-1976): Fanfare for St. Michael and All Angels Albert Renaud (1855-1924): Toccata en ré mineur, from: Deux Toccatas pour Grand Orgue Op. 108 (1907) Louis Vierne (1870-1937): "Intermezzo" aus: Pièces...
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School Summer Holiday Drop-in Sessions

School Summer Holiday Drop-in Sessions

28 August 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children up to approx. 12 years old, run on the (Wednesday) mornings of 31 July, 7, 14, 21 and 28 August. The Summer Holiday Drop-Ins at...
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EACH Open Air Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody

EACH Open Air Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody

31 August 2019 6:30pm

Enjoy a night under the stars with family and friends on the Eastern Lawn of Ely Cathedral watching the critically acclaimed Bohemian Rhapsody (12A). Hot food and drinks will be available to...
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Scottish Country Dancing on Cross Green

Scottish Country Dancing on Cross Green

01 September 2019 12pm - 3pm

Come and try some easy Scottish Country and ceilidh dances on the grass outside Ely Cathedral. All levels welcome - you don't even need to wear a kilt! Dances will be...
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Summer Organ Recital - Glen Dempsey

Summer Organ Recital - Glen Dempsey

01 September 2019 5:15pm

Glen Dempsey (Ely Cathedral) Programme Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Toccata and Fugue In E, BWV566 Jacques van Oortmerssen (1950-2015) Nun ruhen alle Wälder César Franck (1822-90) Choral no. 1 Johannes Brahms 1833-97 Fugue in A-flat minor Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Sonata in...
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Summer Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

Summer Organ Recital - Sarah MacDonald

08 September 2019 5:15pm

Sarah MacDonald (Ely Cathedral) Programme The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary AVE MARIS STELLA I Nicolas de Grigny (baptised on 8 September 1672; died 1703) Hymne Fugue à 4 Duo Dialogue sur les grands Jeux THE ANNUNCIATION Judith Bingham (b....
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Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (violin) and Friends

Lunchtime Concert - Minori Nakaune (violin) and Friends

12 September 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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Heritage Weekend

Heritage Weekend

13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019

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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Cambridge Voices - Handel: Dixit Dominus

Cambridge Voices - Handel: Dixit Dominus

15 September 2019 6:30pm

Celebrate the choir's founder and director Ian de Massini's 60th birthday in this fundraising concert for Babylon ARTS in the stunning acoustical surroundings of Ely Cathedral's Lady Chapel. The evening will...
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'Doing Justice' Discussion Series, Jonathan Jones

'Doing Justice' Discussion Series, Jonathan Jones

19 September 2019 6:45pm - 8pm

What is justice? We use the word about making things right and fair in society, so that people may be respected, valued, having rights in themselves and responsibilities to each other....
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Ely Sinfonia - Mozart and Beethoven

Ely Sinfonia - Mozart and Beethoven

21 September 2019 7:30pm

Ely Sinfonia celebrates its twentieth anniversary concert with MARTIN ROSCOE Mozart Symphony No 29 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2 Beethoven Symphony No 7 with Martin Roscoe, piano Ely Sinfonia Conductor: Steve Bingham Ely Sinfonia celebrates its 20th anniversary...
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A Celebration of Animals

A Celebration of Animals

22 September 2019 2pm

Canon Jessica and Gonzo (our friendly 'Canine in Residence') invite you to join them at our annual Animal Service. A family friendly service of thanksgiving and blessing for pets and working animals...
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LifeLab in Ely Cathedral

LifeLab in Ely Cathedral

27 September 2019 7pm - 9:30pm

We're bringing Ely Cathedral to life with a whole host of science fun for all the family! We'll have something for everyone with hands-on activities and bite-size talks. See if you...
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LifeLab on Cross Green, Ely

LifeLab on Cross Green, Ely

28 September 2019 10am - 4:30pm

Join us in our marquee full of a whole host of science fun for all the family! We'll have something for everyone with hands-on activities and art displays. Explore the microscopic...
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'Doing Justice' Discussion Series, Tamsin Omond

'Doing Justice' Discussion Series, Tamsin Omond

29 September 2019 5pm - 6:30pm

What is justice? We use the word about making things right and fair in society, so that people may be respected, valued, having rights in themselves and responsibilities to each other....
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Friends' Evening - 'Meet the New Music Team'

Friends' Evening - 'Meet the New Music Team'

03 October 2019 7pm

This is a unique opportunity for Friends and Guests to meet and enjoy music played by Edmund Aldhouse, the new Cathedral Director of Music and Glen Dempsey, the new Assistant Director...
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Gender, Power and the Pulpit

Gender, Power and the Pulpit

04 October 2019 10am - 4pm

A day symposium exploring the gifts that women preachers bring to the life of the Church. Led by Liz Shercliff, Author of Preaching Women, Gender, Power and the Pulpit (SCM 2019). With speakers...
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Prime Brass at Ely Cathedral

Prime Brass at Ely Cathedral

05 October 2019 7:30pm

Prime Brass Junior Prime Brass Organ Aaron Shilson Programme Salute to the USA Jacob Toccata and Fugue in D minor J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 - J.S. Bach Andante for Organ and Horn Saint-Saëns Ceremonial Delerue O Magnum...
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Amnesty International Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture - John Burton

Amnesty International Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture - John Burton

06 October 2019 6:30pm

Ely Cathedral is delighted to welcome John Burton CEO, The World Land Trust as its guest speaker at the annual Ben Jupp Memorial Lecture. On leaving school, John joined the staff of...
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Ely Cathedral Business Group - Climate Change: Implications for Business

Ely Cathedral Business Group - Climate Change: Implications for Business

10 October 2019 6:45pm - 9pm

On the back of July's European heatwave, we've lined up a distinguished panel from a variety of sectors to discuss the implications of our planet's rising climate in the context of...
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Harvest Festival Ceilidh

Harvest Festival Ceilidh

11 October 2019 7:30pm

Harvest Ceilidh with Catch the Pigeon Band in the beautiful setting of the Lady Chapel. Tickets: Adult £10 with a glass of wine or beer, child £7.50 available from Ely Cathedral...
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019

Admission to the Cathedral throughout the Harvest Festival weekend (Saturday and Sunday) is free of charge. Harvest Festival weekend at Ely Cathedral begins with a Harvest Ceilidh with Catch the Pigeon Band...
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Lunchtime Concert - The George Heriot's School, Edinburgh Chamber Choir

Lunchtime Concert - The George Heriot's School, Edinburgh Chamber Choir

12 October 2019 1:10pm

Free Admission 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 - Sonat Vox

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Sonat Vox

15 October 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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Ely Choral Society Concert

Ely Choral Society Concert

19 October 2019 7:30pm

For the first concert of their 2019/20 Season Ely Choral Society will perform Fauré's Requiem, Haydn's 'Little Organ' Mass and Haydn's 'Insanae et vanae curae'. Rebecca Duckworth (soprano) Jonathan Midgley...
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Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Lucy Cavendish Singers

Lady Chapel Lunchtime Concert - Lucy Cavendish Singers

20 October 2019 1:10pm

The Far Horizon An hour of music for wild souls - come and lose yourself in a rich programme ranging from traditional folk songs of invocation, to sacred hymns by Ugalde and...
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School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

School Holiday Drop-in Session (Monday)

21 October 2019 10am - 12pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages, run on the mornings of 21 and 23 October in the Lady Chapel. The Holiday Drop-Ins at Ely Cathedral will be themed...
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Topping & Company Book Event - Brett Anderson

Topping & Company Book Event - Brett Anderson

22 October 2019 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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