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Ely Cathedral

CATHEDRAL CLOSURES

We know that people travel long distances to visit Ely Cathedral so we try to minimise periods of closure as much as possible. Very occasionally Ely Cathedral may need to close its doors to visitors for a service, event, filming or maintenance or restrict visitors from certain parts of the cathedral. As soon as we know about a closure the information will be posted here.

Please remember to check this page for any last minute changes prior to your visit as some events may have to be arranged at short notice. Contact Ely Cathedral West Door Desk +44 (0)1353 660344 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email gro/lardehtacyle//stisiv


August 2017 - Spring 2018
There is a major repair and conservation project taking place on the roof of the South Nave Aisle of the Cathedral.
At times, some areas of the nave are cordoned off to ensure visitor safety.


2018

Friday 20 April 11am - 1pm The Lady Chapel will be closed to visitors due to a Requiem Mass taking place.

Saturday 21 April 11.30am - 2pm The Lady Chapel will be closed to visitors due to a Scouts' event.

Tuesday 24 April A Celebration of Business event will restrict visitor access to the cathedral at times during the day.
9am - 2pm The Lady Chapel will be closed to visitors due to a workshop taking place.
2pm - 5pm A networking event in the nave will mean the cathedral is busier than usual and access for visitors may be restricted.
Tower tours will take place as usual throughout the day.

Tuesday 1 May 10am - 5pm There will be restricted access to the Lady Chapel for visitors due to set up for an evening event.

Friday 4 May 2pm - 4pm The Cathedral will be closed to visitors due to King's Ely Prizegiving Service.

Thursday 10 May 9.30am - 2.30pm Visitor access to the Lady Chapel will be restricted at times due to a school event.

Saturday 12 May 12.30pm - 1.30pm The Lady Chapel will be closed to visitors due to the Walsingham Cell Mass. Everyone is welcome to join the service.

Wednesday 16 May Organ tuning. The Cathedral remains fully open to visitors and tours will take place as usual.

The Chapter apologise for any inconvenience