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St Mary’s Church, Ely

St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
01353659550

February 2018

An Evening with Philippa Gregory

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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In this exclusive event, part of a series of informal talks, million-selling author, Philippa Gregory, will discuss the issues writers face when tackling the indescribable: from unimaginable horrors to the irrational. Using examples from her new novel, 'Dark Tracks', Philippa will show how she explored writing about the Holocaust, and tackled issues of consent, and deep conflicts of religion. Philippa will open up the discussion to hear from readers and fellow writers – from beginners to published experts – to…

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March 2018

An Evening with Wendy Cope

March 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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In 'Anecdotal Evidence', her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed 'Family Values', Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half-forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. She continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experience of childhood and marriage and writing poignantly about the passing of time. In several of the poems she re-imagines Shakespeare in unorthodox fashion; in others she offers heartfelt tributes to friends and to public figures including Eric Morecambe and John…

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May 2018

International Invisible Illness Awareness Day

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Raising awareness of Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME, World Lupus Day and other invisible illnesses. Saturday 12 May Coffee Morning 10am-12noon St Mary's Church, St. Mary's Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4HF A chance to find out more information about these conditions and the support that’s available. Everyone welcome including children. May 12th is an important date in the Invisible Illness world calendar... It’s World Lupus Day on the 10th May, it’s International Day for Fibromyalgia on the 12th and it’s…

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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Having Hope’

May 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to the launch of Saturday Morning Feast, our new all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore: 'Having hope' in today's world and all the ups and downs that come with it. Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of…

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June 2018

Ely Pop-up Gospel Choir Summer Performance

June 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
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St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Ely Pop-up Gospel Choir concert, now in its 3rd year. Come and join us for an evening of fantastic singing. The programme includes gospel favourites as well as secular and show songs. If you have been to either of the previous concerts you will know to expect and uplifting and joyous concert from this enthusiastic community choir.

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Ely Pop-up Gospel Choir Summer Performance

June 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Ely Pop-up Gospel Choir concert, now in its 3rd year. Come and join us for an evening of fantastic singing. The programme includes gospel favourites as well as secular and show songs. If you have been to either of the previous concerts you will know to expect and uplifting and joyous concert from this enthusiastic community choir.

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July 2018

Ely 501 Awards Ceremony

July 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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48 young writers will see their work published today for the first time, and with celebrity endorsement there are surprises in store! Come and join us in applauding our children's remarkable achievements.

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September 2018

Sebastian Faulks in Ely

September 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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We are absolutely delighted to announce that literary giant Sebastian Faulks will join us in Ely on 19th September, to celebrate the publication of his latest masterpiece: 'Paris Echo'. In this urgent and deeply moving novel, Faulks deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity. Here is Paris as you’ve never seen it before – a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah…

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Tea and cake with Prue Leith in Ely

September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Prue Leith has been at the top of the British food scene for nearly 60 years, as founder of the renowned Leith’s School of Food and Wine, and also as a caterer, restaurateur, teacher, TV cook, food journalist, novelist, and author. More recently, of course, she has graced our screens as a judge on the nation’s favourite TV programme, The 'Great British Bake Off'. In 'Prue' she draws on a life-long passion for food with a hundred recipes from her…

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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes’

September 29, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore 'Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes" - How can we be world changers? Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of 'Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes' in a…

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October 2018

John Suchet on Tchaikovsky

October 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s life – and premature death – has long been mythologised and misunderstood. A shy, emotional child, Tchaikovsky came late to composing as a career. Doubting himself at every turn and keenly wounded by criticism, he went on to become one of the world’s best-loved composers. Yet behind the success lay sadness: the death of his mother haunted him all his life, while his incessant attempts to suppress his homosexuality took a huge toll. From his disastrous marriage…

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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Let It Shine’

October 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Let It Shine" - How can we be world changers? Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Let It Shine" in a way of your choosing:…

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December 2018

The Joys of Christmas

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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The programme for our popular Christmas concert begins with Geoffrey Bush's beautiful work 'A Christmas Cantata', which features well-known carols in a setting for choir. This is followed by carols for choir and audience interspersed with readings. Seasonal refreshments will be served in the interval. Andrew Parnell conducts Ely Choral Society and Ely Youth Choir with Edmund Aldhouse on the organ. Tickets £14 (under 18s free) include programme and refreshments. Available from Burrows Bookshop Ely 01353 669759 Image: Yevgeniy Ilyin;…

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Family Carol Service

December 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Join us for festive snacks, interactive storytelling and your favourite carols!

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Traditional Carols by Candlelight

December 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Come along and sing some well loved carols and then join us afterwards for mince pies and mulled wine.

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Messy Christingle

December 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Wrap up warm for our Messy Christingle adventure as go on a treasure hunt to make our christingles together. Then join us afterwards for dinner to warm up!

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Crib Service

December 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Come along and help us tell the most wonderful of stories: The Nativity story! Come dressed up as your favourite Nativity character or pick something from our nativity dress up box!

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Midnight Communion

December 24, 2018 @ 11:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Come along for this special service, where in the darkness we celebrate the coming of the light!

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January 2019

Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Hakuna Matata’

January 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Hakuna Matata" - How can we be world changers? Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Hakuna Matata" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make,…

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February 2019

Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Love Is All Around’

February 16 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Love Is All Around" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Love Is All Around" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make, Think & Pray…

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March 2019

Seeking Refuge: An Interactive Journey

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Join us on 2nd March to experience first-hand what life is like for a refugee living in Jordan, learn more about Syria before the war, follow a Syrian girl through the camp in which she lives and much more. To mark the 8th anniversary of the start of the Syrian war Ely RRC are offering you the opportunity to experience life as a refugee in virtual reality. You will feel like you are truly there alongside the refugees in these…

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Donna Leon in Ely

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Inspector Brunetti is called upon to investigate the seemingly innocent plan of his father- in- law’s best friend, the elderly Gonzalo Rodríguez de Tejeda, to adopt a much younger man as his son. Under Italian inheritance laws this man would become heir to Gonzalo’s entire fortune, a prospect Gonzalo’s friends find appalling. Not long after Gonzalo unexpectedly passes away, one of his oldest friends is strangled in her hotel room; now with an urgent case to solve, Brunetti is drawn…

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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Is It Too Late Now To Say Sorry?’

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Is It Too Late Now To Say Sorry?" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Is It Too Late Now To Say Sorry?" in a way…

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CSI:Easter The Case of The Missing Body

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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A free training evening for Children & Families' Ministers and Clergy Ruth New (Children's Missioner) To book please email: mission.events@elydiocese.org or call 01353 652711

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April 2019

Knit & Natter

April 11 @ 10:00 am
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James Runcie on ‘The Road to Grantchester’

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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It is a delight to welcome James Runcie back to Ely to discuss 'The Road to Grantchester', a prequel to his celebrated Grantchester Mysteries. 'The Road to Grantchester' covers Sidney Chambers’ life from 1943-1951 during which we see his war-service with the Scots Guards in Italy, his decision to become a clergyman, and his curacy amidst the ruins of post-war Coventry. The Grantchester series is a welcome breath of fresh air in British crime fiction, and the novels about the…

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April 18 @ 10:00 am
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Good Friday Walk of Witness

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Good Friday Walk of Witness Join us outside St Mary's Church, Ely as we gather together to walk silently around our city on Good Friday. Finishing in the Cathedral where hot cross buns will be served. This is a free event, just turn up!

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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘The Sound of Silence’

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "The Sound of Silence" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "The Sound of Silence" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make, Think & Pray…

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April 25 @ 10:00 am
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May 2019

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May 2 @ 10:00 am
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May 9 @ 10:00 am
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May 16 @ 10:00 am
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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘It’s A Celebration’

May 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "It's A Celebration" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "It's A Celebration" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make, Think & Pray If you…

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May 23 @ 10:00 am
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May 30 @ 10:00 am
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June 2019

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June 6 @ 10:00 am
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June 13 @ 10:00 am
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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Three Is A Magic Number’

June 15 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Three Is A Magic Number" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Three Is A Magic Number" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make, Think…

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June 20 @ 10:00 am
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June 27 @ 10:00 am
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A Grand Tour of Europe

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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Eboracum Baroque present a programme from across Europe with music by Bach, Vivaldi, Rameau and Handel. It will feature some of their greatest works including Bach’s Coffee Cantata, a comedic piece depicting the rise of the coffee house in 18th-century Germany and addictions to coffee at this time. Hear Italian Concertos, famous opera arias and much more. There will also be delicious cakes from across Europe including German Black Forest Gateau Cake, Italian Tiramisu Cake and English Scones with Jam…

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July 2019

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July 4 @ 10:00 am
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Summer Afternoon Tea Party

July 5 @ 2:30 pm
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Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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July 11 @ 10:00 am
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Saturday Morning Feast: ‘Summertime’

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
St Mary’s Church, Ely, St Mary's Street
Ely, CB7 4HF United Kingdom
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All are welcome to come to Saturday Morning Feast, our all age monthly Breakfast Gathering. There will be toys, games, crafts and chat for everyone. We will Gather: Share breakfast together: tea, coffee, pastries and the all important bacon rolls! (Vegetarian and gluten free options too!) Explore: Together, through storytelling, we'll explore "Summertime" Respond: An opportunity to respond to the theme of "Summertime" in a way of your choosing: Chat, Make, Think & Pray If you want to know more…

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July 25 @ 10:00 am
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August 2019

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August 1 @ 10:00 am
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