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Raphael and Elizabeth Wallfisch play Brahms Double - 18th October 2014

Events - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:18
Date:  Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm Raphael and Elizabeth Wallfisch play Brahms Double - 18th October 2014 International artists, cellist Raphael Wallfisch and his wife, violinist Elizabeth Wallfisch, will make a rare appearance together to play Brahms' Double Concerto in Ely Cathedral on Saturday 18th October 2014 Cost: 

Tickets start at just £7 (unreserved) and rise to £20 (premium)

Contact:  Patricia Mathieson Telephone:  01353 660349 Email:  box.office@cathedral.ely.anglican.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Box Office Location Ely Cathedral Palace Green Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Bruckner E Minor Mass & Motets: Ely Choral Society - 25th October 2014

Events - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 12:09
Date:  Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 7:30pm Bruckner E Minor Mass & Motets: Ely Choral Society - 25th October 2014 Ely Choral Society and Wymondham Symphony Orchestra collaborate to present a rare opportunity to hear Anton Bruckner's E minor Mass, his first recognised masterpiece. The performance is conducted by Andrew Parnell. Cost:    £20, £15 and under 18s £5 Contact:  Ely Cathedral Box Office Telephone:  01353 660349 Email:  tickets@elychoralsociety.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Box Office Location Ely Cathedral (Lady Chapel) Palace Green Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Willow Weaving Workshop - 8th November 2014

Events - Tue, 16/09/2014 - 11:55
Date:  Saturday, 8 November 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Willow Weaving Workshop - 8th November 2014 Learn how to weave willow and other natural fibres with local expert Jane Frost Cost:    Half day workshop £12 per adult, £18 for one adult and child One day workshops £55 per person Two-day workshops £95 per person   Booking essential with deposit of £25 or full payment in advance, through Jane Frost. Contact:  Jane Frost Telephone:  01353 861944 or 07967 088348 Email:  Jane@FrostArt.co.uk Website:  WWT Welney Wetland Centre Location WWT Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney, Norfolk PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Run Day at Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum - 5th October 2014

Events - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 14:36
Date:  Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 11:00am - 6:30pm Run Day at Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum - 5th October 2014

Run Day, stationary engines and tractors, inside and outside exhibits plus the Museum Engines

Hot and Cold Refreshments available

 

Cost: 

Adults £4.00, Concession £3.00, Child £1.50, Family £10.00

Contact:  Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum Telephone:  01353 688360 Website:  Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum Location Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum Main Street, Prickwillow Ely CB7 4UN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ely Riverside Ghost Tour - 31st October 2014

Events - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 16:21
Date:  Friday, 31 October 2014 - 7:30pm Ely Riverside Ghost Tour - 31st October 2014

Hear about the ghostly sightings of Ely's Riverside from the superstitions of the Fens to the witches' trials by water. Then take a boat trip on the Liberty Belle to experience the eerie river at night whilst hearing about the ghostly tales of the river Great Ouse

Tickets must be pre-booked.

The tour begins outside The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely Riverside

Cost: 

£16.00 Tickets must be pre-booked

Contact:  Ely Tourist Information Centre Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ghostly Tales At Oliver Cromwell's House - 31st October 2014

Events - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 16:03
Date:  Friday, 31 October 2014 - 4:00pm Ghostly Tales At Oliver Cromwell's House - 31st October 2014

An opportunity to tour this atmopsheric house at dusk. Hear the real stories of the ghostly encounters as recalled by previous residents, visitors and staff.

Tickets must be pre-booked

Cost: 

Normal admission prices apply. Tickets must be pre-booked

Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Christmas Gift and Food Fair in Ely Cathedral - 14th/15th November 2014

Events - Sun, 07/09/2014 - 12:22
Date:  Repeats every day until Sat Nov 15 2014 . Friday, 14 November 2014 - 9:30am - 4:30pm Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 9:30am - 4:30pm Christmas Gift and Food Fair in Ely Cathedral

The hugely successful Christmas Gift & Food Fair at Ely Cathedral promises to be one of East Anglia's exceptional Christmas shopping experiences for 2014. Whether you're looking for a special gift, distinctive accessories or unique decorations, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Beautiful and affordable items you'll rarely find on the high street, Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair makes a perfect day out.

Cost: 

Entry price £3.00 / Children under 16 FREE (when accompanied by an adult)

Pre booking is highly recommended.

Tickets available ONLINE  or from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email: box.office@elycathedral.org. Coaches & groups welcome.

Please call 01353 660359 for further information or email visits@elycathedral.org

Telephone:  01353 660359 Email:  visits@elycathedral.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery e CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Floodlit Swan Feeds: 23rd October - 24th December 2014

Events - Sun, 07/09/2014 - 11:54
Date:  Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 24 October 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 27 October 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 31 October 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 3 November 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 7 November 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 8 November 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 10 November 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 14 November 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 17 November 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 24 November 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 26 November 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 27 November 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 28 November 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 1 December 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 5 December 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 8 December 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 12 December 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 15 December 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 3:30pm Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 3:30pm Friday, 19 December 2014 - 3:30pm Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 3:30pm Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 3:30pm Monday, 22 December 2014 - 3:30pm Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 3:30pm Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 3:30pm Swan feeds

Spend an afternoon at one of our winter wild swan feeds from the comfort of our centrally-heated hide. 

Enjoy a commentated feed by a guide and then watch as more swans fly in from the fields at dusk.

Cost:  Adult £7.75 £7.05 Concession (65+, full-time students, unemployed) £5.90 £5.36 Child (4-16 years) £3.80 £3.45 Family (2 adults and 2 children, 4-16 years) £20.70 £18.82 Children (under 4 years) Free Free Essential helpers assisting disabled visitors Free Free Contact:  Welney Wetland Centre Telephone:  01353 860711 Email:  info.welney@wwt.org.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ceilidh at Wicken - 27th September 2014

Events - Sat, 06/09/2014 - 15:41
Date:  Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 6:30pm   Family Ceilidh with live music from Fendragon. BBQ and licensed bar. Free parking. Cost:  Adults £8, children £4, family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £20 Contact:  Jean / Pauline / Peter Telephone:  01353 727054 / 01353 721164 / 07703555711 Location Wicken Village Hall Mission Hall Green Wicken, Ely CB7 5XT United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Coffee and Cake at the Nyton - 26th September 2014

Events - Sat, 06/09/2014 - 14:29
Date:  Friday, 26 September 2014 - 11:00am Coffee and Cake at the Nyton

Come and join us - everyone welcome

Part of the Macmillan Cancer Support World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Location The Nyton Hotel 7 Barton Road Ely CB7 4HZ United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Soham Pumpkin Fair - 27th September 2014

Events - Sat, 06/09/2014 - 13:12
Date:  Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm Soham Pumpkin Fair

Bygones and Vintage Vehicles

Pumpkins and Flowers

Ferret Racing

Raffle and refreshments

Arena Displays

Gardeners' Question Time

Poppies and Rubies - commemorating 100 years since the start of WW1 and celebrating forty years of the pumpkin fair

Raising money for Soham Museum, Soham Playgroup,and Soham Action 4 Youth.

Cost: 

Adults £2.00
Children 12-18 and OAPS £1.00
Under 12 free

Email:  office@sohampumpkinfair.co.uk Website:  Soham Pumpkin Fair Location Soham Recreation Ground Fountains Lane Soham, Ely CB7 5HS United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ely Fireworks - 8th November 2014

Events - Sat, 06/09/2014 - 12:26
Date:  Saturday, 8 November 2014 - 6:15pm Fireworks in Cherry Hill Park

With the best fireworks display in the area illuminating the skies against the backdrop of Ely Cathedral, the annual date has earned itself the reputation of being the biggest event in Ely's community calendar, attracting thousands, and also featuring side stalls and family attractions.

Gates open at 5.30pm with the bonfire being set alight at 6.15pm and fireworks let off from 6.45pm. Why not arrive early, make an evening of it and take advantage of the stalls and rides?

Cost: 

Advance ticket prices 

  • Adult -  £3.00
  • Child -  £1.50
  • Family (2 adults & 2 children) - £8.00

On the gate prices

  • Adult -  £5.00
  • Child - £2.00
  • Family Ticket not available on the gate

Adult is 16 and over

Children  4 - 15

Tickets can be purchased in advance from the 26th October at the following locations:

  • Specsavers, Ely
  • Ely Weekly News Office, Ely
  • Tourist Information Centre, Cromwell House, Ely
  • Soham Books, 38 High Street, Soham
  • Ely Market Place Saturday 1st and Saturday 8th November
Contact:  Ely XT Email:  enquiry@elyxt.co.uk Website:  Ely Fireworks and Ely XT Location United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

A Commemoration of World War 1 in Fordham - 20th September 2014

Events - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 16:55
Date:  Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 7:00pm A Commemoration of World War 1: A Narrative with Poetry and Drama

A unique production reseached and presented by Ashley Brown PhD, Historian and Publisher

Cost: 

Admission: £5.00 including glass of wine

Tickets from D N Jenkins, 52 Carter Street, Fordham, 01638 720350 or on the door

Location St Peter & St Mary Magdalene Church Church Street Fordham, Ely CB7 5NR United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Festival of Flowers, Art and Music in Fordham - 20th and 21st September 2014

Events - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 16:24
Date:  Saturday, 20 September 2014 (All day) - Sunday, 21 September 2014 (All day) Festival of Flowers, Art and Music at St Peter & St Mary Magdalene Church, Fordham

Floral displays to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War 1.  Songs from the First and Second World War years.

Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 2pm - 5pm

Cost: 

Free admission.  Donations and raffle

Location St Peter & St Mary Magdalene Church Church Street Fordham, Ely CB7 5NR United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Willow weaving workshop at Welney: 19th and 20th September 2014

Events - Wed, 03/09/2014 - 15:13
Date:  Friday, 19 September 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Willow workshop with Jane Frost

Garden structures & sculpture

Using willow and other natural fibres learn to make simple structures.  Learn a variety of 'off loom' techniques for sculpture and hangings for interior or exterior pieces.

Cost: 

Two day fee is £75 plus £20 for basic materials.

Booking essential by deposit of £25 or full payment in advance.Jane can only return deposits if places can be filled.  Please make cheques payable to Jane Frost and send to:  32 Woodfen Road, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1JP.  If you have any questions please email Jane on Jane@FrostArt.co.uk or phone 01353 861944 or 07967 088 348.

Contact:  Jane Frost Telephone:  01353 861944 or 07967 088 348 Email:  Jane@FrostArt.co.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Willow weaving workshop at Welney: 6th September 2014

Events - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:14
Date:  Saturday, 6 September 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Willow workshop with Jane Frost

Garden structures & basket forms

Using willow and other natural fibres learn to make simple structures.  Learn a variety of 'off loom' techniques for sculpture and hangings for interior or exterior pieces.

Cost: 

Adults: £55

Booking essential by deposit of £25 or full payment in advance.Jane can only return deposits if places can be filled.  Please make cheques payable to Jane Frost and send to:  32 Woodfen Road, Littleport, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1JP.  If you have any questions please email Jane on Jane@FrostArt.co.uk or phone 01353 861944 or 07967 088 348. 

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Contact:  Jane Frost Telephone:  01353 861944 or 07967 088 348 Email:  Jane@FrostArt.co.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Dragonfly walks at Welney: 1st September - 29th September 2014

Events - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 15:57
Date:  Monday, 1 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Saturday, 6 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Monday, 8 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Monday, 15 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Monday, 22 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Monday, 29 September 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Dragonfly walks at Welney Join our guide for an hour's walk to get a closer look at some of the dragonfly and damselfly species out on the reserve at the moment.
  Cost:  Adult £7.75 £7.05 Concession (65+, full-time students, unemployed) £5.90 £5.36 Child (4-16 years) £3.80 £3.45 Family (2 adults and 2 children, 4-16 years) £20.70 £18.82 Children (under 4 years) Free Free Essential helpers assisting disabled visitors Free Free Contact:  Welney Wetland Centre Telephone:  01353 860711 Email:  info.welney@wwt.org.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Special Exhibition at Ely Museum "The Wild Fens" - 6th September - 27th November 2014

Events - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 14:35
Date:  Saturday, 6 September 2014 (All day) - Thursday, 27 November 2014 (All day) Special Exhibition at Ely Museum "The Wild Fens"

A journey back to ancient landscapes.

Opening times at Ely Museum until 30th October:  Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 5.00pm, Sunday 1.00pm - 5.00pm

From 1st November Monday - Saturday (except Tuesday) 10.30am - 4.00pm, Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: 

Adults: £3.50, Concessions: £2.50, Children: £1 Children under 5 free

Contact:  Ely Museum Telephone:  01353 666655 Email:  admin@elymuseum.org.uk Website:  Ely Museum Location Ely Museum The Old Gaol, Market Street Ely CB7 4LS United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

WEA Course on The History of Theatre in England starting 24th September 2014

Events - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 15:28
Date:  Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 10:30am - 12:00pm A 10 week Course on The History of Theatre in England

The course studies the history of theatre in England, from its classical origins, through the medieval plays and onwards as the theatre developed into its modern forms.

The course begins on 24th September and continues on Wednesdays.

Tutor: Karen Hore

Cost: 

£48 for the 10 week course.  (Fee remission available for students on certain benefits or low income - please enquire.)

Enrol on the day or contact WEA

Contact:  Yvonne Robinson 01353 778196 or Ted Henderson 01353 69810 or enrol on the day Location Ely Library 6 The Cloisters Ely CB7 4ZH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Beginners Birding Walks - Mondays in September 2014

Events - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 12:50
Date:  Monday, 1 September 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Monday, 8 September 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Monday, 22 September 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Monday, 29 September 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Beginners Birding Walks

Take a guided walk around the reserve to start to learn about the birds that make their home in the wetlands of the UK.  You'll be met at the entrance to the centre and taken out onto the reserve to observe the birds from a few of our hides.  Guidance will be given on how to identify the birds seen (plenty of them have distinguishing features), where you need to look out for them and some interesting information about their behaviours.  Questions are very much welcomed on these walks and they are suitable for adults and children.

Cost: 

Normal admission cost

Contact:  Welney Wetland Centre Telephone:  01353 860711 Email:  info.welney@wwt.org.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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