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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

2019

Wednesday 23 October 11.30am - 1pm | The Presbytery only will be closed to visitors for visitors for the Ely Theological College reunion service.

Thursday 24 October 10am - 2pm | A community event in the Lady Chapel may restrict visitor access at times, although the Chapel will remain open.

Saturday 2 November 11.15am - 2pm | The Presbytery only will be closed to visitors for a wedding.

Tuesday 5 November 9am - 3pm | The Cathedral is hosting a Careers Day for local school students. While the cathedral remains open, please be aware that visitor access will be very restricted at times during the day. Tower tours will be available and the Stained Glass Museum open.

Thursday 7 November 10.30am - 1.30pm | Visitor access to the Presbytery, East End and Lady Chapel will be restricted due to a School Reflection Day.
1.30pm - 2.30pm | Visitor access to the Octagon will be restricted due to a School Reflection Day.

Saturday 9 November 12.30 - 1.30pm | The Lady Chapel only will be closed to visitors for the Walsingham Cell Mass. Everyone is very welcome to join the service.

Sunday 10 November 10am - Midday | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors for the Service of Remembrance. Everyone is very welcome to join the service.

Monday 11 November 10am - 11.30am | The Cathedral will be closed to visitors for an Act of Remembrance. Everyone is welcome to join us for this act of Remembrance.

Wednesday 13 November | There may be some restrictions on visitor access during the day due to set up for the Christmas Gift and Food Fair.

Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 November | Cathedral Gift and Food Fair - Please note that access to the cathedral on these days is by ticket for the Christmas Fair only. The Cathedral will be much busier than usual, and the only tours that are available are tower tours. Tickets can be purchased in advance here.

The Chapter apologise for any inconvenience