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Ely's first Boy v Girl Choristers Pancake Race

Ely Choristers will be holding their traditional Pancake Races on Shrove Tuesday, 25 February. This is long term tradition at Ely Cathedral but this year the girl choristers will join in......  Read more »

Tower Tours temporarily suspended

17 February 2020

Please note that Tower Tours will be suspended for Saturday 15, Sunday 16, Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February due to the dangerously high winds and rain associated with Storm Dennis. We......  Read more »

Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2020 Stall Holders

Application forms to apply for a stall at the Christmas Gift & Food Fair 2020 are available to download here. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1 April....  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 »

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 »

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 »