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St Peter’s Church Ely

February 2019

Jim Kelly Book Launch in Ely

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cambridge, 1940. It is the first winter of the war, and snow is falling. When an evacuee drowns in the river, his body swept away, Detective Inspector Eden Brooke sets out to investigate what seems to be a deliberate attack. The following night, a local electronics factory is attacked, and an Irish republican slogan is left at the scene. The IRA are campaigning to win freedom for Ulster, but why has Cambridge been chosen as a target? And when Brooke…

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March 2019

Sir Tim Waterstone in Ely

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In this charming and evocative memoir, Sir Tim Waterstone, founder of Waterstone’s and one of Britain’s most successful businessmen, recalls the childhood experiences that led him to become an entrepreneur and outlines the business philosophy that allowed Waterstone's to dominate the bookselling business throughout the country. Tim explores his formative years in a small town in rural England at the end of the Second World War, and the troubled relationship he had with his father, before moving on to the…

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Come and make a gift-wrapped hand-tied bouquet for Mother’s Day

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Why not try something different for Mother's Day. Come and learn how to make a beautiful hand-tied bouquet, wrapped and presented in a gift bag to either give as a gift for Mother's Day or to treat someone as a Mother's Day gift. £30.00 per person or an adult and child can come along together to make the bouquet together for the same price. No previous experience needed I will take you through step-by-step. Everything you need is provided plus…

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April 2019

Michelle Paver Book Launch in Ely

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. Maud is a lonely child growing up without a mother, ruled by her repressive father. When he finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened. Maud’s battle has begun. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her beloved fen – and the even more nightmarish…

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Jill Dawson in Ely

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s the summer of 1974, and 26-year-old Mandy River arrives in London. She soon finds work as a nanny to the children of Lady Katherine Morven, a wealthy society woman in the midst of a messy separation from her enigmatic husband, ‘Dickie’. Despite the riches and the glamour, Mandy soon senses that something isn’t quite right in the Morven home. According to the mercurial Katherine, who seems to have as many different moods as she does fur coats, her estranged…

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Kate Clanchy in Ely

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kate Clanchy has taught in state schools for nearly thirty years. 'Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me' is an extraordinary memoir, detailing a life’s work spent teaching in a national institution. This book is made up of stories; stories of the children she’s taught, some of the teachers she’s worked with and some of the lessons she’s learned along the way. 'Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me' paints a vivid picture of school life…

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May 2019

Erin Kelly in Ely

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

From Erin Kelly, best-selling author of 'Broadchurch' and 'He Said/She Said' comes the gripping new suspense novel 'Stone Mothers'. Marianne grew up in the shadow of the Stone Mother, the old asylum which still haunts her dreams. She was seventeen when she fled the town, her family, her boyfriend Jesse and the body they buried. Now, forced to return, she can feel the past closing around her. And Jesse, who never forgave her for leaving, is finally threatening to expose…

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