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January 2019

Ely Cathedral Choir Voice Trials

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This year for the first time, auditions for all chorister places in Ely Cathedral Choir will be held on the same day, Friday 18 January 2019. Membership of a Cathedral Choir is probably the best musical training a child can have, and Ely is proud to offer this opportunity to both girls and boys. The choristers sing daily in the magnificent surroundings of the Cathedral, and all are educated at King's Ely, receiving a scholarship which pays a generous proportion…

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Joe Wicks comes to Ely!

January 19 @ 7:00 pm

The first Toppings event of 2019 will be with the nation’s favourite healthy cook and fitness sensation, Joe Wicks (aka The Body Coach), to celebrate his first veggie cookbook, 'Veggie Lean in 15'! This is Joe’s vegetarian take on 'Lean in 15: The Shift Plan', which is the bestselling diet book of all time. Inside are a hundred flavour-packed vegetarian recipes, many of which are also vegan, plus three exclusive Body Coach HIIT workouts and a bonus abs workout. From…

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Community of St Etheldreda ‘Gathering’

January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

New year, new beginnings? Discussing hopes, dreams and visions for the future concluding with candlelit Compline in Prior Crauden’s Chapel. The Community of St Etheldreda gathers for prayer, worship, discussion, and reflection in and around Ely Cathedral. They share food together, enjoy each other’s company and journey with each other in faith. Their rhythm of community life is based loosely on the Rule of St Benedict, written 900 years ago. The Rule guides people in the life of Christian community…

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February 2019

Glorious Sunsets – Embroidery Workshop

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Skyscape in Felt: Tutor Margaret Waring Participants will paint on a blue pre felt canvas with a wide range of coloured merino fibres and silk using wet felting techniques to complete the piece. Packs of materials to use during the workshop will be supplied (£5 per participant) Requirements • A large old bath towel • Colour pictures of sunsets around Ely for inspiration Venue: Ely Cathedral Centre Workshop limited to 12 participants. Cost: £25

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Stitched Treasures – Embroidery Workshop

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Needle and Scissors case: Tutor Angie Hill Participants will create a needle and /or scissors case using simple hand stitch and embellishment. Requirements • Basic sewing kit. • Scissors, mixed size needles, • 3 colours of threads thick and thin which tone together. i.e. black, grey and white or brown, cream and fawn, just ideas. • A button in colour choice • A bound embroidery hoop if you prefer to use one, in which case please bring some tacking thread.…

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Fabulous Flowers – Embroidery Workshop

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Time to Stitch: Tutor Ruth Holmes Participants will build a surface out of re-cycled fabric then using pictures of line drawn flowers to create a picture using appliqué then hand stitch to attach and embellish. Requirements • Sewing Kit • Scissors for material / hand / paper • All other materials will be supplied but please feel free to bring treasured scraps and favourite threads, also any books of embroidery stitched that you particularly like to use. Venue: Ely Cathedral…

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Sparkling Valentines Concert

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Piccadilly Sinfonietta: Four Seasons by Candlelight Harriet Mackenzie (violin) Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) Susan Parkes (soprano) The Piccadilly Sinfonietta brings a stunning performance of Vivaldi's Four Seasons to celebrate the 10th Annual Sparkling Valentines Concert, featuring one of the most brilliant solo violinists of her generation, Harriet Mackenzie. Also including Albinoni's Adagio and the exquisite Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, plus arias sung by soprano, Susan Parkes. Vivaldi: Four Seasons Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C K467.…

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Free School Holiday Drop-in Session – ‘Fabulous Beasts’

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages are held in the Lady Chapel. February's theme is 'Fabulous Beasts' Activities include: Brass Rubbing, Arts and Crafts and Puzzles and Games. Free admission.

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Free School Holiday Drop-in Session – ‘Fabulous Beasts’

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages are held in the Lady Chapel. February's theme is 'Fabulous Beasts' Activities include: Brass Rubbing, Arts and Crafts and Puzzles and Games. Free admission.

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Colours of India – Embroidery Workshop

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stitch Colour: Tutor Frances Overy Participants will assemble colourful sari silk ribbons and using some simple (or more complicated) stitches in bright cotton threads to make a square which can be used to make an abstract picture, a book cover, a needle case or an item of your choice Packs of materials to use during the workshop will be supplied. (£2.50 per participant) Requirements • A basic sewing kit comprising needles, scissors, pins • An 8" embroidery hoop. Venue: Ely…

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Colours of India – Embroidery Workshop

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stitch Colour: Tutor Frances Overy Participants will assemble colourful sari silk ribbons and using some simple (or more complicated) stitches in bright cotton threads to make a square which can be used to make an abstract picture, a book cover, a needle case or an item of your choice Packs of materials to use during the workshop will be supplied. (£2.50 per participant) Requirements • A basic sewing kit comprising needles, scissors, pins • An 8" embroidery hoop. Venue: Ely…

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March 2019

An Audience with Paul Trepte

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

After 28 years as Director of Music at Ely, Paul's final services will be those on Easter Day. In 'An Audience with' he reflects on life as a professional Church Musician and his time at Ely Cathedral. With musical entertainment, drinks and canapes. Proceeds towards Ely Cathedral Choir Tour Fund. Tickets available soon.

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April 2019

Free School Holiday Drop-in Session – ‘Easter Crafts’

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00am

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages are held in the Lady Chapel. April's theme is 'Easter Crafts' Activities include: Brass Rubbing, Arts and Crafts and Puzzles and Games. Free admission.

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Free School Holiday Drop-in Session – ‘Easter Crafts’

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00am

Our Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages are held in the Lady Chapel. April's theme is 'Easter Crafts' Activities include: Brass Rubbing, Arts and Crafts and Puzzles and Games. Free admission.

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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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