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125th Anniversary Exhibition at St Peter's in-Ely Church - every Saturday in September

Sun, 24/08/2014 - 16:36
Date:  Saturday, 6 September 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm 125th Anniversary Exhibition at St Peter's in-Ely Church

Built in 1890 as a Mission Church for the riverside area, this is the chance to see the fine wooden screen and rood loft decorated in red, green and gold which was designed by Sir Ninian Comper.

Bring your memories of Ely and the church.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  St Peter's Church Telephone:  01353 667672 Website:  St Peter's Church Location St Peter's Church Broad Street Ely CB7 4AH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Tea, Coffee and Cakes with the Mayor of Ely - 29th August 2014

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 14:00
Date:  Friday, 29 August 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Tea, Coffee and Cakes with the Mayor of Ely in aid of her chosen charity East Anglia's Children's Hospices

The Mayor of Ely, Cllr Lis Every, invites you along to raise funds for her chosen charity EACH to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Milton Children's Hospice.  Come and enjoy a cuppa and a slice of delicious cake with friends or a good book.  Have a go at the tombola and find out more about EACH.

Cost: 

Free entry

Location The Cathedral Centre The Gallery Ely CB7 4EL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

CamSAR Family Fun Day - 20th September 2014

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 13:46
Date:  Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm CamSAR Family Fun Day

Supporting the 60 mile Kayak Challenge

Come along and support the team, see the search vehicles, the technolgy and the equipment used by CamSAR.

Have your face painted or enjoy a hog roast, ice cream or meet the CamSAR mascot.

To find out more about CamSAR, please see the website or check out our Facebook page.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  CamSAR Telephone:  01223 968850 Email:  press@camsar.org Website:  CamSAR Location Jubilee Gardens Broad Street Ely CB7 4BD United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ely Cathedral presents the Ely Open Seminars on Neuroscience, Mind and God - 16th October 2014

Sun, 17/08/2014 - 12:11
Date:  Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 7:30pm ELY OPEN SEMINAR SERIES - SEMINAR DISCUSSION: RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: EVIDENCE FOR GOD?
 

The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University.

Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely.

The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University will chair all the sessions in this series.

No admission after 7.30pm

Cost: 

Admission is free and all are welcome.

Contact:  Ely Cathedral Telephone:  01353 667735 Email:  receptionist@elycathedral.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Location The Old Palace, KIng's School The Gallery Ely CB7 4EW United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ely Cathedral presents the Ely Open Seminars on Neuroscience, Mind and God - 9th October 2014

Sun, 17/08/2014 - 11:25
Date:  Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 7:30pm ELY OPEN SEMINAR SERIES - LECTURE: NEUROLOGY AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

The Rev'd Dr. Alasdair Coles, Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Cambridge University.

Takes place at The Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace, Ely.

The Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity Cambridge University will chair all the sessions in this series.

No admission after 7.30pm

Cost: 

Free - all are welcome

Contact:  Ely Cathedral Telephone:  01353 667735 Email:  receptionist@elycathedral.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Location The Old Palace, King's School The Gallery Ely United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

The Etheldreda Lecture at Ely Cathedral - 19th October 2014

Sun, 17/08/2014 - 11:02
Date:  Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 6:00pm Ethedreda Lecture by a woman of faith who has made a difference Telling the Story

Rev. Dr Dee Dyas, Director, Centre for the Study of Christanity and Culture, University of York

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  Ely Cathedral Telephone:  01353 667735 Email:  receptionist@elycathedral.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Saturday Events at Ely Museum - 23rd and 30th August 2014

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 15:43
Date:  Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 2:30pm Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 2:30pm Ely Museum presents Saturday events in August inspired by the current summer exhibition "Along the River: the Great Ouse and Ely"

Saturday 23rd August 2.30pm: Reflections on the River Ouse from the Fish and Duck to Littleport - a fascinating talk by Mike Petty

Saturday 30th August 2.30pm: Original songs and and interesting stories by Mike Rouse and John Crowe

 

Cost: 

£2.00 at each event

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

Cecilia Music Baroque Concert at Oliver Cromwell's House - 21st September 2014

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 12:43
Date:  Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm Cecilia Music Baroque Concert - Tete a Tete

Baroque music duos played by Ely-based recorder virtuosi

Concerts begin at 2pm and 3pm

Cost: 

£10

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

Coffee Morning at Ely Methodist Church - 23rd August 2014

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 11:39
Date:  Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Coffee Morning at Ely Methodist Church

Come and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a scone for just £2.00

Book, Cake and Card stalls

Everyone welcome

Cost: 

Free entry

Contact:  Ely Methodist Church Website:  Ely Methodist Church Location Ely Methodist Church 13 - 15 Chapel Street Ely CB6 1AD United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Morris Dance Taster Event - 27th september 2014

Sat, 09/08/2014 - 16:00
Date:  Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm Morris Dance Taster Event

The Ely and Littleport Riot together with the Coton Morris Men are holding a Morris dance taster day in Ely. This free event is open to everyone who wants to try a dance or two together with any musician that would like to play for a Morris side. Come and give it a try, we'll be offering both Border and Cotswold traditions.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  John Blackwell Telephone:  01353 624739 Website:  Coton Morris Men Location The Forum 24 Barton Road (beside the car park) Ely CB7 4DE United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Ely Cathedral Open Lecture 'The role of devotion to the mother of God in the medieval English cathedral' - 1st September 2014

Sat, 09/08/2014 - 15:24
Date:  Monday, 1 September 2014 - 7:30pm The role of devotion to the mother of God in the medieval English cathedral

A lecture by Professor Eamon Duffy (Professor of the history of Christianity at Cambridge University)

With Ely Girls Choir

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  Ely Cathedral Telephone:  01353 667735 Email:  visits@cathedral.ely.anglican.org Website:  Ely Cathedral Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Annual Summer Art Exhibition - 4th - 17th August 2014

Sat, 09/08/2014 - 14:25
Date:  Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Monday, 11 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Friday, 15 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 10:30am - 4:30pm Annual Summer Art Exhibition

Everyione is welcome to come along and enjoy a selection of artwork in varied media by Ely Art Society at their Annual Summer Exhibition.

The exhibition closes at 3pm on Sunday 17th August.

Cost: 

Free

Website:  Ely Art Society Location Hayward Theatre, Kings School The Gallery Ely CB7 4DB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Quaker Service Exhibition - 1st - 31st August 2014

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:37
Date:  Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Quakers and WW1

The exhibition shows what Quakers were moved to do during the First World War.  Quakers first declared publicly their refusal to take part in armed conflict in the 17th Century.  Although some joined the army in 1914 and 1915, the majority maintained their position against all armed conflict.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  Society of Friends Website:  The Quakers Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Quaker Service Exhibition - 1st - 31st August

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:57
Date:  Friday, 1 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 2 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday, 4 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday, 5 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, 8 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday, 11 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, 15 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday, 18 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, 22 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday, 25 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday, 29 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Quakers and WW1

The exhibition shows what Quakers were moved to do during the First World War.  Quakers first declared publicly their refusal to take part in armed conflict in the 17th Century.  Although some joined the army in 1914 and 1915, the majority maintained their position against all armed conflict.

Cost: 

Exhibition free (normal cathedral entry charge applies)

Contact:  Society of Friends Website:  Quaker website Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Here, There and the Elsewhere: Graham Underhill (Babylon Gallery) - 6th September - 5th October (except Mondays)

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 13:50
Date:  Saturday, 6 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, 9 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Friday, 12 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Friday, 19 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Friday, 26 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Sunday, 28 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm Here, There and the Elsewhere: Graham Underhill (Babylon Gallery) - 6th September - 5th October (except Mondays) Tuesday - Sunday: 12noon - 4pm (closed Mondays)

Here, There and the Elsewhere is a touring exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and video, responding to the themes of space, time and perception. It draws upon the role of memory, anticipation and imagination in the understanding of specific places.

Contact:  Caroline Cawley Telephone:  01353 616991 Email:  office@adec.org.uk Website:  ADeC Location Babylon Gallery Waterside Ely CB7 4AU United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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World War I Commemoration: Ely Cathedral - 4th August 2014

Sun, 03/08/2014 - 12:50
Date:  Monday, 4 August 2014 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm World War I Commemoration: Ely Cathedral - 4th August 2014

Ely Cathedral will mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One with silence, prayer and music throughout the evening of Monday 4 August.

Evensong at 5.30pm sung by St. Andrew's Cathedral Choir, Aberdeen will include the anthem 'So They Gave Their bodies' composed by Peter Aston to reflect the act of commemoration and remembrance.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  Ely Cathedral Telephone:  01353 667735 Website:  Ely Cathedral Location Ely Cathedral Palace Green Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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National Theatre Encore: Skylight (Ely Cinema): 3rd August 2014

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 12:43
Date:  Sunday, 3 August 2014 - 7:00pm National Theatre Encore: Skylight (Ely Cinema): 3rd August 2014

A final chance to catch Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare's Skylight (12A) directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience), this is a recorded screening from the live West End performance

Cost:    £13.50/£12.50/£11.50 members Contact:  Caroline Cawley Telephone:  01353 616991 Email:  caroline.cawley@adec.org.uk Website:  ADec Location Ely Cinema, The Maltings Ship Lane Ely United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Myths & Legends Summer Craft Sessions - Wednesdays 6th, 20th & 27th August

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 15:41
Date:  Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am Myths & Legends Summer Craft Sessions

Craft sessions with a 'Myths & Legends' theme to go with the Summer Reading Challenge.

All ages welcome.

Tickets must be purchased in advance from Ely Library.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: 

£1.50 per child

Contact:  Ely Library Telephone:  0345 045 5225 Email:  your.library@cambridgeshire.gov.uk Website:  Cambridgeshire Libraries Location Ely Library 6 The Cloisters Ely CB7 4ZH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge: 12th July to 10th September 2014

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:31
Date:  Saturday, 12 July 2014 (All day) Sunday, 13 July 2014 (All day) Monday, 14 July 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 16 July 2014 (All day) Thursday, 17 July 2014 (All day) Friday, 18 July 2014 (All day) Saturday, 19 July 2014 (All day) Sunday, 20 July 2014 (All day) Monday, 21 July 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 22 July 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 23 July 2014 (All day) Thursday, 24 July 2014 (All day) Friday, 25 July 2014 (All day) Saturday, 26 July 2014 (All day) Sunday, 27 July 2014 (All day) Monday, 28 July 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 29 July 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 30 July 2014 (All day) Thursday, 31 July 2014 (All day) Friday, 1 August 2014 (All day) Saturday, 2 August 2014 (All day) Sunday, 3 August 2014 (All day) Monday, 4 August 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 6 August 2014 (All day) Thursday, 7 August 2014 (All day) Friday, 8 August 2014 (All day) Saturday, 9 August 2014 (All day) Sunday, 10 August 2014 (All day) Monday, 11 August 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 12 August 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 13 August 2014 (All day) Thursday, 14 August 2014 (All day) Friday, 15 August 2014 (All day) Saturday, 16 August 2014 (All day) Sunday, 17 August 2014 (All day) Monday, 18 August 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 19 August 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 20 August 2014 (All day) Thursday, 21 August 2014 (All day) Friday, 22 August 2014 (All day) Saturday, 23 August 2014 (All day) Sunday, 24 August 2014 (All day) Monday, 25 August 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 26 August 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 27 August 2014 (All day) Thursday, 28 August 2014 (All day) Friday, 29 August 2014 (All day) Saturday, 30 August 2014 (All day) Sunday, 31 August 2014 (All day) Monday, 1 September 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 2 September 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 3 September 2014 (All day) Thursday, 4 September 2014 (All day) Friday, 5 September 2014 (All day) Saturday, 6 September 2014 (All day) Sunday, 7 September 2014 (All day) Monday, 8 September 2014 (All day) Tuesday, 9 September 2014 (All day) Wednesday, 10 September 2014 (All day) Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge: 12th July to 10th September 2014 Come along to your local library this summer and register for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, The Mythical Maze. Read one library book per week during the summer holidays and collect a sticker each time.There's a certificate and gold medal for everyone who finishes!

Sessions will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 10-2 but you can also collect your stickers at the desk outside of these times.

Cost: 

Free

Contact:  Ely Library Telephone:  0345 045 5225 Website:  Cambridgeshire Libraries Location Ely Library 6 The Cloisters Ely CB7 4ZH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps