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Special Interest Tour - Screen & Print

26 July 2024, 11:30


Friday 26 July, 11.30am

A tour showcasing the ways in which Ely Cathedral can be adapted to represent other famous historical buildings in its use as a film set, and as it is portrayed and interpreted through works of fiction.

Over the past 15 years or so, Ely Cathedral has been a sought after venue for films, documentaries and tv series, hosting famous actors and personalities from the worlds of film and television. Aspects of Ely Cathedral also feature in several works of fiction for both children and adults.

On this tour you will walk around the various internal locations used in some of the more well known film and tv productions; see some ‘behind the scenes’ photographs and press clippings; discuss fictional books in which Ely Cathedral is featured; and hear some amusing anecdotes associated with various productions.

What's included:
Admission to Ely Cathedral.
An hour's guided tour.
Lunch at the Almonry Restaurant. (This is a 2-course lunch from the daily menu, either a soup starter and main course, or a main course and dessert. The daily menu can be found here. Please note this does not include the specials menu)

Tickets: £25 per person. Tickets must be pre-booked online up to the day before your visit, via the link on this page. This tour is not suitable for children.

Please meet your guide at the west end of the Nave, 5 minutes before your tour is due to start.

I’ve been a cathedral guide for 12 years. I’m fascinated by the many ways in which Ely Cathedral can be transformed from the familiar into ‘the stuff of dreams’! — Your Guide: Pam Bunting