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Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2019

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

A Prayer for our Parliament and Nation

God of eternal love and power, Save our Parliamentary Democracy; Protect the High Court of Parliament and all its members From partiality and prejudice; That they may walk humbly the path of kindness, justice and......  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 »

Canon James Garrard elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Canon James Garrard has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society which is given to those who have made a contribution of significance to historical studies. Canon Garrard was......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral launches global social media Christmas campaign

With the full backing of the Church of England, Ely Cathedral have today launch a global social media media campaign called #ChristmasAtEly. Over the next twelve days the Cathedral will be releasing......  Read more »

500,000 awarded to Ely Cathedral to support vital restoration works

Ely Cathedral has been listed as one of only 24 Cathedrals to be awarded funding in the final round of the First World War Centenary Commemoration Fund. The £500,000 grant will......  Read more »

Joy to the World

01 December 2016

From 1 December a website called will enable anyone across the country to be able to find information about their nearest Christmas services. Our aim is to get more people......  Read more »

Visitors Galore at The Ely Cathedral Gift & Food Fair

Thousands of shoppers are expected to descend on Ely Cathedral this week as the annual Christmas Gift & Food Fair gets underway. Now in its 5th successive year, the Cathedral will......  Read more »

ECBG Foodbank Appeal. 1,100 out of 5000 so far raised - please help!

Ely Cathedral Business Group has committed itself to raise £5000 per year to support the Ely Foodbank for 2015, 2016 and 2017. We met this target last year, and this LOCAL......  Read more »

Gerard Stamp to exhibit new paintings at Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral is to be hosting an exhibition of new paintings by one of the country's finest contemporary watercolourists, Gerard Stamp. Gerard has been visiting Ely Cathedral over the last 18......  Read more »

Church of England commends Creationtide resources

The Church of England's Environment Task Group is commending a set of liturgical resources to encourage churches who wish to celebrate and cherish God's gift to humanity in creation. The resources, curated......  Read more »

'Following the Referendum result'

An extract from the Dean's sermon Sunday 26 June 2016 I must say something following on from the referendum result of Friday. It was clear on Wednesday that the vote would be......  Read more »

Ely Cathedral is set to reveal its Masterplan

Ely Cathedral is set to reveal its Masterplan which outlines future developments for the building and the precinct. The Chapter have been working closely with a team of leading experts with......  Read more »

Zanzibar Cathedral needs our help

Last month, the Zanzibar Cathedral compound suffered extensive flooding from a heavy storm. The Cathedral stands on the site of the former slave market, where the dungeons are still to be......  Read more »

New Chairman of Cathedral Council

One of the changes brought about by the 1999 Cathedrals Measure was the introduction into the governance structures of Cathedrals of a Cathedral Council. The Council's role is to 'further and......  Read more »

An Evening with the Cathedral Choristers of Britain

In aid of Friends of Cathedral Music's Diamond Fund for Choristers I am the Friends of Cathedral Music Scholar and was lucky to be chosen to represent Ely at St Paul's Cathedral.......  Read more »