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May 2019

Travel and Street Photo Walk

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Photography course concentrating on learning how to take great architectural shots with Ely Cathedral as your subject. We will be taking photographs both inside and outside in daylight and darkness so lots of opportunities to get some amazing shots.

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An Evening of Songs and Sonnets with Malcolm Guite

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Poet, Priest and Author, Malcolm Guite for an evening of songs and sonnets. Malcolm performs at cathedrals, festivals and universities across the world. He is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and writes Poet's Corner in the Church Times. All profits to Christian Aid. Tickets £7.50, concessions £6.50.

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Celebration of Business 2019

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

FREE business exhibition space can now be booked via our website: http://www.elycathedralbusinessgroup.org/celebration-of-business-registration-form First held in 2012, Ely Cathedral Business Group's annual Celebration of Business in Ely Cathedral has grown to be one of the region’s biggest and grandest business exhibitions. More than 100 exhibition stands are available free of charge. A unique opportunity to network and meet other local Fenland business leaders. The day will commence with a breakfast workshop led by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce. 'The Generation Game' -…

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Lord Rees ‘On the Future: Prospects for Humanity’

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Martin Rees is an Astrophysicist and Cosmologist, and the Astronomer Royal. In this Keynote Lecture he will discuss themes from his recent book. Our Earth has existed for 45 million centuries but this is the first when one species - ours - has the planet’s future in its hands. Advances in bio- and cyber-technology, and robotics could empower us to boost the developing world and overcome the threats humanity faces. At the same time, further advances in space science will…

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Science Festival Evensong

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

To launch the spectacular Ely Cathedral Science Festival all are invited to this celebratory service of Choral Evensong led by our Cathedral Choirs. The music will be out of this world and there will be a World Premiere performance of a new Science Festival Commission by Composer Tim Watts, Artist in Residence at The Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University

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A Night at the Cathedral with Grand Opening

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Let your imagination wander as you have the opportunity to explore the numerous Science Festival exhibits including meteors and space suits under the spectacular ‘Museum of the Moon’ suspended from the Nave ceiling. There will be the opportunity to participate in interactive displays including robotics, meteorites, space science and molecular biology. Visitors will be encouraged to handle some of the exciting range of rocks from the moon, on loan from the Science and Technology Funding Council and explore key topics…

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Dallas Campbell ‘We Choose to Go to the Moon’

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The culmination of 400,000 people working to meet J. F. Kennedy’s impossible deadline, with technology that didn’t yet exist, to explore a place that we knew nothing about. It has become one of history’s defining moments. Join TV presenter and author Dallas Campbell for his hands-on grand tour of the science and history of human spaceflight. From those forgotten stories of the early space race, to those first footsteps…

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A Trip to the Moon Film & Music Recital

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Sun, Moon and Stars have long proved inspirational to composers. In this cosmically-themed organ recital, Edmund Aldhouse, Director of Music at Ely Cathedral, will perform awe-inspiring works which echo the music of the heavens and beyond including excerpts from The Planets by Holst, Clair de Lune by Vierne and the theme from Star Wars. Also included is an improvised soundtrack while we show the iconic silent movie A Trip to the Moon (1902). Adults £10,under 16s Free

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Chris Lintott ‘I Want To Believe’

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

... An Astronomer’s Search For Aliens The search for life in space dominates modern astrophysics, whether through new missions which will explore the oceans hidden inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, or the race to find extrasolar planets. Key events in space travel including the passage through the solar system of interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua’ and the discovery of most mysterious star in the Galaxy (aka Tabby’s Star or WTF for ‘Where’s the Flux?’) have raised questions about what we…

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Fly Me To The Moon with 78RPM Big Band

May 25 @ 7:30 pm

Come and sit under the light of the silvery moon and experience the sound of ‘78RPM Big Band’ with well-known jazz vocalist, Joanna Eden. Featuring a fantastic selection of swing and modern standards including Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald; pop from David Bowie and Van Morrison; popular film themes from far-flung galaxies; new arrangements of classic favourites from Holst and Strauss and some surprises that will delight an audience of all ages £20, £16, £10.

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Doctor Who Uncovered with Special Guests

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Doctor Who is over 55 years old and is one of the world’s most successful science fiction franchises. In its time, the show has tackled environmentalism, fascism, religious fanaticism, monsters made of bubble wrap and the eternal battle between good and evil. Join Frank Danes and very special guests for a roller-coaster voyage through time and space! Free admission.

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Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE ‘Moon-Past, Present and Future’

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

4pm - Children's Lecture 7pm - Keynote Lecture The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal power over the earth - to create great waves, dictate the length of the day and summon the seasons. In this very special lecture, lunar expert and TV presenter, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, will guide you through the moon’s past, present and future, contemplate how it was…

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Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE ‘Moon-Past, Present and Future’

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

4pm - Children's Lecture 7pm - Keynote Lecture The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal power over the earth - to create great waves, dictate the length of the day and summon the seasons. In this very special lecture, lunar expert and TV presenter, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, will guide you through the moon’s past, present and future, contemplate how it was…

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Free School Holiday Drop-in Session – ‘The Sky’s The Limit’

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages are held in the Lady Chapel. May's session is themed around our Science Festival 'The Sky's The Limit'. Activities include: Brass Rubbing, Arts and Crafts and Puzzles and Games. Free admission.

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Matthew Bothwell ‘Exploring the Universe’

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

4pm Children’s Lecture 7pm Adult Lecture Matt is an outreach astronomer at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Astronomy, specialising in Science Communication. As an observational astronomer, he uses a range of state-of-the-art observing facilities to study the evolution of galaxies across cosmic time. In these lectures Matt takes us on a fascinating journey through the wonders of the universe…. and beyond. Free Entry!

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Matthew Bothwell ‘Exploring the Universe’

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

4pm Children’s Lecture 7pm Adult Lecture Matt is an outreach astronomer at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Astronomy, specialising in Science Communication. As an observational astronomer, he uses a range of state-of-the-art observing facilities to study the evolution of galaxies across cosmic time. In these lectures Matt takes us on a fascinating journey through the wonders of the universe…. and beyond. Free Entry!

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A Night at the Cathedral II

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Let your imagination wander as you have the opportunity to explore the numerous Science Festival exhibits including meteors and space suits under the spectacular ‘Museum of the Moon’ suspended from the Nave ceiling. There will be the opportunity to participate in interactive displays including robotics, meteorites, space science and molecular biology. Visitors will be encouraged to handle some of the exciting range of rocks from the moon, on loan from the Science and Technology Funding Council and explore key topics…

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November 2019

Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

Tickets on sale Summer 2019. The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 14, 15 & 16 November with a preview evening on Wednesday 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 trade stalls are located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one…

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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

Tickets on sale Summer 2019. The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 14, 15 & 16 November with a preview evening on Wednesday 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 trade stalls are located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one…

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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

Tickets on sale Summer 2019. The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 14, 15 & 16 November with a preview evening on Wednesday 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 trade stalls are located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one…

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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

Tickets on sale Summer 2019. The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 14, 15 & 16 November with a preview evening on Wednesday 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 trade stalls are located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one…

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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

Tickets on sale Summer 2019. The Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on the 14, 15 & 16 November with a preview evening on Wednesday 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences. Over 120 trade stalls are located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave, its famous Lady Chapel and a heated marquee in the beautiful Cathedral grounds. This high profile event, inside one…

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G4 – Christmas 2019

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

After sell-out tours in 2017 & 2018, G4 return to Ely Cathedral in 2019 with their biggest and best Christmas tour to date! With a series of 28 shows in beautiful venues nationwide, these intimate performances see Jonathan, Lewis, Mike and Nick recall the musical experiences of their childhoods. Expect to hear timeless classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and All I Want For Christmas, as well as delightful medleys to evoke the Christmas spirit, all…

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