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Christmas Gift & Food Fair

18 November 2021 - 20 November 2021

Tickets

We are delighted to welcome you back to the Christmas Gift & Food Fair.

Described by Country Living Magazine as 'A lovely event to start the festive season', this annual event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences.

Discover perfect presents for friends and family from over a hundred boutique stalls and designers all located in the Cathedral's magnificent nave and Lady Chapel. For the first time, the grounds surrounding the Cathedral will be incorporated into the Christmas Fair experience. A Festive Village will be located on Cross Green providing a perfect outdoor shopping experience and several stalls selling delicious food and snacks.

Dates and Session Times

  • Wednesday 17 November: 6.30pm - 9pm - Preview Evening - book tickets here
  • Thursday 18 November: 9.30am - 1pm | 1pm - 4.30pm
  • Friday 19 November: 9am - 10am - Exclusive entry for 'shoppers with wheels'
    10am - 1pm | 1pm - 4.30pm | 6.30pm - 9pm
  • Saturday 20 November: 9.30am - 1pm | 1pm - 4.30pm
    A great family day with lots of additional attractions within the Cathedral grounds.


Event Tickets
Due to the popularity of this event and limit on numbers, ALL tickets must be purchased in advance.

Groups & Coaches must book in advance via our dedicated Groups Co-ordinator on 01353 660359.

On booking your ticket a wrist band will be sent in the post. This is your event ticket, please wear on arrival at the Christmas Fair to ensure quick entry into the Cathedral.

Entry Price
£4.50 | Children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult)
Entry plus Stained Glass Museum: £7.50 (not available on Preview Evening)
Preview Evening
: £6.50

On booking your ticket a wrist band will be sent in the post. This is your event ticket, please wear on arrival at the Christmas Fair to ensure quick entry into the Cathedral.

COVID Safety
The well being and safety of all visitors is of the upmost importance.
We encourage all staff, volunteers, stall holders and visitors to take a lateral flow test before attending the fair. We also request that face masks are used when inside the building.
There will be several hand sanitiser stations located at key points around the Cathedral and we have limited tickets across all sessions to maintain a safe and comfortable shopping experience for all.

Park & Ride
We will be offering a Park & Ride service at Angel Drove in Ely, CB7 4EA on a first come, first served basis. The cost is £5 per vehicle and is payable at the site (cash only). The service will operate from 9am - 5pm on Thursday, 8.30am - 5pm on Friday and 9am - 5pm on Saturday.

All exhibitor stalls have been allocated for this year's event. Applications for the 2022 event will open in January.

Christmas Gift & Food Fair Exhibitors

View a list of all the stall holders taking part in this year's fair.

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Covid Safety

The well being and safety of all visitors is of the upmost importance. We encourage all staff, volunteers, stall holders and visitors to take a lateral flow test before attending the fair. We also request that face masks are used when inside the building. There will be several hand sanitiser stations located at key points around the Cathedral and we have limited tickets across all sessions to maintain a safe and comfortable shopping experience for all.