Music

Hearing and visually impaired pupils’ samba rhythms to get crowds into the groove at Eel Festival

Young people with visual and hearing impairments, as well as dozens of others from local schools, will be bringing the sounds of a Rio Carnival to Ely’s Eel Day celebrations this weekend with a live samba performance. About 150 young people, some of whom have difficulties hearing or seeing, will be leading the festival-opening Eel …

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Verdi Requiem in Ely Cathedral Provides Glorious Culmination to Annual Eel Festival

Ely Sinfonia and Kings Lynn Festival Chorus wind up Ely’s Eel Day with one of the best-loved Requiems ever written Two of East Anglia’s most vibrant community organisations join forces in Ely Cathedral on Saturday 4th May to perform one of the most loved Requiems ever written, bringing Ely’s annual Eel Day to a magnificent …

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SPOTTY in Ely: district goes dotty for Children in Need

Seeing spots? Lots and lots! This week residents young and old dug out their polka dots, fluffy ears and Pudsey costumes to raise cash for the BBC’s annual Children in Need appeal. Numerous events were held in schools, preschools, baby and toddler groups and workplaces across East Cambridgeshire. At The Lantern Goslings Pre-School in Ely, …

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Ronnie Scott's comes to Ely for a Jazz Picnic at the Palace

By kind permission of the King’s School, Amnesty International Ely City Group are delighted to announce that, following three sell-out concerts, we are once again bringing members of Ronnie Scott’s All Stars to Ely for a memorable afternoon of brilliant jazz. Heading the line-up will be James Pearson, resident pianist and Artistic Director at Ronnie …

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Get Charlie & Molly to #1

Young sensations Charlie & Molly have been playing their music locally for  while now and have recently produced a CD that they have been selling to raise money for charity. They have been getting a lot of coverage and radio air time and last weekend they played at Strawberry Fair. They have now been entered into …

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Cottenham Brass Entertains Ely

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Keeping the community entertained this summer!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Viva is keeping the local community entertained this summer with not one, or two, but three summer shows. Tickets are now on sale for all three shows. Abigail’s Party will be performed at The Brook, Soham from Thursday 4th June to Saturday 6th June. Tickets are £10 / £8 and all three shows will …

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Charlie and Molly set to entertain Sainsbury’s shoppers

Local singing duo Charlie and Molly will be officially launching their charity CD at Sainsbury’s in Ely tomorrow from 1pm – 3pm. The pair will be performing in the main foyer at the Lisle Lane store to entertain Sainsbury’s shoppers. All proceeds from their debut CD, ‘Wish you were here’, are donated to the Arthur …

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