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We are excited to say that, as long as guidelines remain as they are, we will be welcoming you into the Almonry Gardens for our Home Educator Podshops from 10 May. You can access the gardens via the East Lawn of the Cathedral, a member of our team will be on hand to welcome you. Numbers will be limited to ensure social distancing and pre-booking is essential. We can't wait to see you!

Our podshops are ideal for children aged 6 -11 and are priced at £4.50 per child. No more than one accompanying adult per child please.

21 June - Midsummer Magic
Join Millicent for an afternoon or evening of magical tales at the Merry Monk. She'll be telling you about how people around the country celebrate Midsummer as well as sharing tales of magic and fairies.

5 July - Fantastic Beasts
Join Jane Noodall as she investigates sightings of fantastical beasts around the Cathedral. She will explain the symbolism of many of these creatures and where they come from before you get to design and make your very own fantastical beast.

19 July - Celebration Event
Queen Philippa is visiting Ely! Join Millicent, Alys, Brother Wilfrid and other medieval characters as they prepare to welcome her. You'll find out about Queen Philippa's strong links with Ely and the Cathedral as well as joining in with the merriment, games and feasting in her honour.