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Christmas Lunch Appeal - Buy Someone Christmas Lunch

For 10 years Ely Cathedral and a wonderful group of volunteers have been providing a Christmas Day lunch. The demand is now so high that we are asking members of the......  Read more »

Canon Johnson appointed Canon Precentor of York Minster

Statement from the Dean of Ely Cathedral, The Very Revd Mark Bonney It has been announced today that Canon Victoria Johnson has been appointed as the next Canon Precentor of York Minster.......  Read more »

The Preaching Life

10 September 2019

Two Canons from Ely Cathedral have contributed to a newly published book by Canterbury Press about Preaching. Jessica Martin and Victoria Johnson offer thoughtful reflections on the preaching life in 'Holy......  Read more »

Sir Michael Marshall CBE DL Announcement

The Chapter of Ely Cathedral and the Cathedral community are very saddened by the sudden death of Sir Michael Marshall. Sir Michael has been deeply involved with Ely Cathedral for many......  Read more »

The Revd Dr Jenny Gage

We are delighted to be welcoming Jenny to the Cathedral's team as our SSM (Self-Supporting Minister) for Social Justice. Many members of the congregation will know Jenny because she worshipped at......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral announces new Assistant Director of Music

The Chapter of Ely Cathedral is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Dempsey as their new Assistant Director of Music. Glen, who is currently Herbert Howells Organ Scholar of St......  Read more »

Cathedrals to mark Moon landing anniversary

Space suits, meteorite fragments and a giant sculpture of the moon are to be displayed in one of the Church of England's ancient cathedrals as part of celebrations to mark the......  Read more »

A message of prayer and solidarity from Bishop Stephen

As Bishop of Ely, I stand with those who mourn for the women and men killed in the terrible attack at two mosques today in Christchurch, New Zealand. I invite the......  Read more »

Four new Honorary Canons installed at Ely Cathedral

Four new Honorary Canons of Ely Cathedral were formally installed during Evensong earlier this week. This particular honour is awarded to members of clergy in recognition of their service to the......  Read more »

Renew: Cathedral Environment Group and Eco Church Award

To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth is a mark of Christian mission and discipleship. The growing environmental crisis and rapid......  Read more »

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2019

Application forms to apply for a stall at the 2019 Christmas Gift & Food Fair will be available to download here from Monday 4 February. The closing date for applications is......  Read more »

Edmund Aldhouse appointed Director of Music

The Chapter of Ely Cathedral is delighted to announce the appointment of Edmund Aldhouse as Director of Music. Edmund will succeed Paul Trepte who retires next Easter and whose distinguished career......  Read more »

Battle's Over - Day of Commemoration

11 November 2018

Ely Cathedral is playing its part in an international commemoration marking 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I. Battle's Over takes place on November......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral Box Office Online

18 April 2018

We have migrated our Box Office website to a new online system which is now available directly from this site. A new feature will be that our customers can purchase sightseeing......  Read more »

Kaleidoscope of Life

21 June 2018

Ely Cathedral's long awaited Flower Festival returns this June. As with any highly anticipated event of this size and profile, it is no surprise that plans and designs are already well......  Read more »

The Great Community Mural

13 October 2017

UK's largest ever community artwork This weekend, we are delighted to be one of the venues chosen to host the 'Great Community Mural', the largest piece of community art of its......  Read more »

South Nave Aisle Repairs

Beginning in August 2017, Ely Cathedral are carrying out some major repairs to the South Nave Aisle roof above The Stained Glass Museum. We apologise for any disruption or inconvenience to......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral Safety and welfare notice

Please note that for the safety and welfare of all our worshippers and visitors it will not be possible to enter Ely Cathedral with large packages or luggage. Similarly bags, rucksacks......  Read more »


09 April 2017

Following on from our hugely successful #ChristmasAtEly campaign, we have joined up with the Diocese of Ely to run another exciting social media campaign for Holy Week and Easter. The Church......  Read more »

Prayer after the Westminster attack

We pray for all those caught up in yesterday's events, for those who suffer and those who mourn and for our nation.O God, the author of peace and lover of concord,......  Read more »

Statement from the Chapter of Ely Cathedral

The Chapter of Ely Cathedral wish to express their unanimous support for the statement issued on 20 March by the Chapter of St Albans Cathedral in the light of the treatment......  Read more »