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Ely Cathedral


15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018

Now in its seventh year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 bespoke trade stalls are located in the Cathedral's magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds.

The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 15, 16 and 17 November 2018. Please check the website for daily opening times. The Stained Glass Museum will be open as usual during the Christmas Fair.

Event Tickets
Due to the popularity of the event, we recommend tickets are purchased in advance. Groups & Coaches must book in advance. Preview Evening: 14 November at 6.30pm. £6.50 to include a glass of mulled wine.
Entry price: £4 / Children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult)
Please note Cathedral passes cannot be used during this event
Box Office: 01353 660349 / or book online.

Eating & Drinking
A wide selection of food traders will be on site during the event whilst the Café Marquee provides the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy some delicious festive fayre.

Travel and Parking
Situated in the heart of East Anglia, and close to the university city of Cambridge, Ely is easily accessible from all major routes and has excellent rail services. Ely Cathedral is only a short walk from the railway station.

Park and Ride
We operate a dedicated Park and Ride service for visitors to the Christmas Fair. Parking costs £5 per vehicle, and a bus service runs to and from the event with drop off directly outside the Cathedral entrance. For more information on travel and tourism in Ely visit:

Coaches and Groups welcome. Please call 01353 660359 for further information or email gro/lardehtacyle//stisiv