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Ely Cathedral



At the heart of the fens, the imposing surroundings of Ely Cathedral provide a unique and popular venue for concerts. We host a number of concerts throughout the year ranging from symphony orchestras, choirs, bands, and jazz, and the Cathedral renowned generous acoustic is favoured by musicians of international acclaim.

Ely Cathedral boasts a magnificent four manual Harrison and Harrison organ, a Steinway Model D concert grand piano, and plenty of flexible staging solutions.

There are plenty of opportunities throughout the year to perform a lunchtime concert.

Concert capacity in the Cathedral nave and octagon combined is over 1,000. Tickets can be sold through the Cathedral Box Office.

Ely Cathedral has an experienced concerts management team who are committed to ensuring that your event runs smoothly.


We can offer numerous ways to entertain guests at concerts and events. Packages can vary but can consist of a pre-concert or event reception with champagne and canapés and further hospitality during the interval or after the event.(sidebar photo attached)

For initial enquiries about using Ely Cathedral for your concert or for further details on our hospitality packages, please contact our Events Manager, Joss Palmer.


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