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Canon Jessica to give prestigious Bampton Lectures

Canon Jessica Martin has the honour of delivering the prestigious Bampton Lectures this year. The Bampton Lectures, founded by the will of the Revd John Bampton (1690-1751), first took place at the......  Read more »

The Chorister Experience for Families - Register now

The Chorister Experience for Families at Ely Cathedral - Saturday 22 May 2021 The Chorister Experience is an event for boys in Years 2 and 3. The first Chorister Experience was held......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral remembers victims of Covid-19 on national day of reflection

Ely Cathedral will be remembering all those who have died as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic in a special day of prayer and reflection on 23 March. This date marks......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral receives lifeline grant from Government's Culture Recovery Fund

Ely Cathedral has received a financial boost from the government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help fund repairs during the coronavirus pandemic. The Cathedral has been awarded the maximum amount of......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral receives vital grant from Government's Culture Recovery Fund

Ely Cathedral is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country who will share £103 million to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites. This life saving......  Read more »

Christmas Fair Goes Virtual

Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair Goes Virtual. Start shopping here from 10am on Sunday 15 November Since one of the most popular and memorable events at Ely Cathedral is physically......  Read more »

Remembrance Day & Cathedral Poppy

A giant poppy is to be projected on the front of Ely Cathedral as part of the commemorations for Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day this year. The installation will be lit......  Read more »

Dr Arthur Wills OBE Announcement

Everyone at Ely Cathedral is very sad to learn of the death early this morning of Dr Arthur Wills OBE. Arthur was Director of Music here between 1958 and 1990, having......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral joins campaign to light up the night sky as a beacon of hope

Ely Cathedral will illuminate the night sky with beams of light as a symbol of hope for all those around them as part of a nationwide art installation to mark All......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral receives lifeline grant from Government's 1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

● Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Ely Cathedral have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage ● Grants of up to £1 million......  Read more »

New Chief Operating Officer for Ely Cathedral

Chapter are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Jonathan Bell as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Ely Cathedral. In line with the recent changes to the Cathedral Measure, this is......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral reopens its doors

Ely Cathedral is opening to Worshippers, Pilgrims and Visitors - Booking is essential. See below for further details: WELCOME TO WORSHIPPERS Ely Cathedral has resumed public worship on Sundays for the 10.30am Eucharist. Advanced......  Read more »

Statement from the Dean of Ely #BlackLivesMatter

'The horrific murder of George Floyd has rightly caused a sense of outrage and revulsion around the world. This one action has called us all to look deeply at ourselves, at......  Read more »

Peregrines nesting in the Cathedral

Last year two peregrines set up nest on the rooftop of Ely Cathedral. We have remained very quiet about their arrival for the past year in order to give them a......  Read more »