Groups That Meet

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Ely Photographic Group

The club was formed just over 40 years ago. Potential new members can come along as a guest for a few weeks to see if they like it before joining. Over the weeks we hold training workshops e.g. Lightroom, Photoshop, printing, processing etc. We have interesting and informed speakers come to talk about their photography. We hold mage competitions – wherever possible we use external Judges.

When we meet: Needhams Hall at Ely College from September to June, excluding school holidays. We meet on a Wednesday evening between 7.30pm & 9.30pm.
Where we meet: Needhams Hall at Ely College, Downham Road, Ely CB6 2SH
Contact: Helena Mueller
Contact the group:

Mr Nick Bowman (Club Secretary) on:
mobile: 07976 642189

For more information email:

City of Ely Flower Club

Evening starts with tea, coffee and biscuits. Then a demonstrator will create various floral arrangements. These can be won in the raffle. On the Open evenings there is a delicious buffet spread beforehand and also a charity raffle in addition to the floral raffle. We are a very friendly club and welcome newcomers. We also organise an annual dinner and coach trips. Membership is £20.00 per year with free admission to normal meetings (Open evenings incur an additional charge). Visitor charge is £5 for normal meetings.

When we meet: 1st Thursday of the month @ 7.15pm (except Open Evenings & Agm - 6.45pm)
Where we meet: Needhams Hall - Ely College, Downham Road, Ely
Contact: Margaret Dooling - Chairman
Contact the group:

01353 610436

For more information email:

Sing! Together

Tell us about the club: Sing! Together is a singing and music-making group for people living with a dementia, memory loss and their carers. No previous experience necessary, come along and join in this lovely group.

When we meet: Monday Mornings
Where we meet: Ely Methodist Church
Contact: Kathryn Rowland
Contact the group:

Please contact Kathryn before attending, on 01353 662022 or email

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Witcham Judo Club

Witcham Judo Club is a family run club teaching judo to children aged from 5 years upwards. Judo is a fantastic form of exercise for young people, an olympic sport and a disciplined martial art. At Witcham judo club we make sure the training sessions are fun as well as informative and our members all enjoy learning and playing judo in a safe and controlled environment. Our Judo Instructor is a fully qualified British Judo Association UKCC Coach and has all the relevant first aid, safeguarding and DBS certificates alongside years of experience and a deep understanding of Judo as a sport and as a martial art.

When we meet: Wednesday evenings from 5-6pm for under 8's and from 6-7pm for over 8's.
Where we meet: Witcham Village Hall, Martins Lane, Witcham, CB6 2LB
Contact: Stuart Aldous
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Ely Perspective

Ely Perspective is formed of local residents who volunteer their time for working on projects to improve the city.

The mission of Ely Perspective is to enhance the cultural and economic vitality of Ely by building upon its unique heritage and community links, with a focus on design, organisation, promotion and economic regeneration.

When we meet: 6.30pm, 3rd Tuesday of each month except July, August and December
Where we meet: St Peter's House, Broad Street, Ely
Contact: Daniel Block
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For more information email:

Kirstys Baby Massage Classes

Small, friendly group classes
Learn massage strokes specially designed for babies
Suitable from birth until mobile
Advance booking essential
Booked in 5 week blocks

When we meet: Wednesdays 10am during term time
Where we meet: Octagon Dance Studios, High Street, Ely
Contact: Kirsty Lofts
Contact the group:

07979 962532

For more information email:

St John Ambulance

At St John Ambulance we believe everyone should get the chance to learn how to save a life, so that whenever a first aid emergency occurs, whether in the home, workplace or community, someone is on hand with the skills to help.

Our volunteers provide first aid in their communities, keeping people safe at events, and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact.

We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.

However if First aid is not for you we have many other roles.

We meet every other Wednesday 8pm – 9.30pm, new joiners are welcome to attend for a few weeks to see if they like it before joining for more information you can go to


When we meet: Every other Wednesday 8pm - 9.30pm
Where we meet: Youth Hub Ely, 24 Barton Road, Ely, CB7 4DE
Contact: Kat Cattani - Unit Manager
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