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Harvest Weekend

Various dates


Entry to the Cathedral is free on Saturday and Sunday of Harvest Weekend. A visitor ticket or pass is required for Friday.

A Celebration of Water

Friday 29 September - Sunday 1 October

Join us to celebrate the harvest.
(Entry to the Cathedral is free on Saturday 30 September* & Sunday 1 October)

* Visitor access on Saturday is between 10am-1.30pm only, with last entry at 12.30pm, due to a licensing service taking place in the afternoon.

This year we celebrate the gift of water, its vital part in the cycle of life, its careful use in farming and growing crops, and its associations with abundance and plenty.

The Nave will be filled with spectacular flowers designed by the Flower Guild. There will also be displays by King's Ely, G's and The Bishop's apple juice will be for sale.

On Monday there will be a harvest produce sale at the west end.

Harvest Festival Worship

Sunday 1 October, 10.30am
Harvest Festival Eucharist

Preacher: Canon James Reveley - The Gift of Life

Sunday 1 October, 4pm
Family Harvest Prayer and Praise

A service of praise especially for families to worship together, exploring the gift of water and how vital it is for all living things on the earth. With the Ely Imps.

Sunday 1 October, 5pm
Harvest Soup and Hymns

Come to the Lady Chapel for hearty vegetarian soup, homemade puddings, traditional harvest hymns and poetry.
Tickets: £5. Book here

Iceni Botanical Artists: Art Exhibition

Don’t miss the Iceni Botanical Artists: Art Exhibition in the Lady Chapel, Celebrating the life of Queen Etheldreda: Herbals and Harvest

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