Celebrate 10 years of Ely’s Eel festival

This weekend Ely is going to be celebrating the tenth Eel Festival with an extravaganza of fun, music and food. This year’s activities will last from Friday 2 to Monday 5 May and are bigger than ever to celebrate the ten year anniversary. All the usual fun of the Eel Festival will be taking place […]

Commemorative Concert

This commemorative concert is in honour of those who served their country in The Great War [World War One] the musical tunes of yesteryear are provided by The City Of Ely Military Band and The Newmarket Town Band, also enjoy the Parading of Standards. Date                       Saturday May […]

“A Tribute To The Great War”  Concert – Ely Cathedral

This tribute concert to those who served their country in The Grear War [World War One] has music played by the Central Band Of the Royal Air Force. Let your mind roll back the memories of time as you listen to and enjoy some old wartime favourites tunes like “The Dambusters Theme Tune” and “Those Magnificent Men in thier […]

Model Railway Exhibition

Laid on by Ely & District Model Railway Club the exhibition is fun for all the family, delight in various railway engines and rolling stock in miniture. Date                   Saturday May 17th 2014 Time                  10.30am to 5.30pm Destination.     […]

K9 Family Fun Day – Ely

Funday for all the family, Novelty Events, Children’s activity area, Fun Dog Show, Various Competitions, Face Painting, Charity Stalls. and refreshments. Date                Monday May 5th 2014 Time                Please see below for full contact details. Destination      The Pocket Park, The Ely […]

Antiques Day at the Old Palace, Ely 24 May

Antiques Day Saturday 24 May 12noon – 4pm the Old Palace and Gardens, Ely Valuations £2 per item, option to auction. David Palmer and a team of experts on hand to advise and value your treasures! Tel. 01353 660531

Ely Eel Festival

This May the humble Eel is becoming the focus of an extravaganza of fun and food related activities as part of the Ely’s tenth Eel Festival weekend. To celebrate the Festival’s ten years, this year’s activities will last from Friday 2nd to Monday 5th May are going to be bigger than ever and will include: […]

A Cambridgeshire Easter Bonnet Competition this Friday – WIN TWO FREE TICKETS!

A Cambridgeshire Easter Bonnet Competition this Friday – WIN TWO FREE TICKETS! This Bank Holiday Friday At Hiams sports & Social Club Putney Hill Rd, Prickwillow, Near Ely, Cambs. CB7 4UU. For Map Directions type in CB7 4UU at http://uk.multimap.com/ Tel: Wendy & Bill – 07729790698. 01353 860 187 Or Club – 01353 688 269. […]

Vintage Fair – Soham Village College

A Vintage-Retro Fair will be held i the Lodeside Hall at Soham Village College (CB7 5AA) on 27th April 2014, from 12-4pm. Come and browse the many antique, vintage and retro stalls, historical display of old postcards of Soham and enjoy a vintage cream tea. David Palmer of “Flog It!” TV fame will be conducting […]

Ely Watercolour Society Easter Art Exhibition

EWW is holding its Easter Exhibition of paintings at the Exhibition Room at the Almonry Tea Rooms in Ely (off the Market Place) from 19th to 27th April 2014 from 10am-5pm. You could own an original painting! Prices start at just £15. Or just come and enjoy looking! Hand painted cards also available. Free entry. […]

YesterYear Road Race

Enjoy the procession through local country villages of classic vehicles and motorbikes, and the static display of suchlike on the green in the village of Cottenham. Date: Sunday April 27th 2014 Time: Route times approx Destinations: Leave Cottenham Green 9.30am – Rampton Green 10.00am – Willingham 10.45am – Over 11.30am –   Swavesey Village College [lunch 12.15pm] Hog Roast […]

The Ely Balloon Race

Join in the fun held to celebrate the centenary of the Ely District Scouts by entering the balloon race. You never know, you might walk away with the £50 first prize! All the balloons that are set free are 100% biodegradable and no strings will be used. Date: Sunday April 27th 2014 Time: Please see details below Destination: […]

Children’s Author Book Signing Book signing with Pippa Goodhart

Little Thetford Acorns Preschool and Children’s Club. Saturday 5th April, 10.30-12.00 – Free Entry Children’s Author Book Signing Book signing with Pippa Goodhart the writer of titles such as ‘You Choose’ and ‘Just Imagine’ with Nick Sharratt. Pippa also writes as Laura Owen for the Winnie The Witch read aloud stories! Come and join us […]

Ely Consort – Carmina Burana – Sat.29 March – Hayward Theatre, Ely

The powerful opening of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of music of all time. Come and hear the complete work performed by the combined forces of Ely Consort, St Mary’s Primary School Choir, percussionists from the King’s School, and a star line up of soloists: Clare Lloyd Griffiths […]

EAChO concert in Ely Cathedral

The East Anglia Chamber Orchestra are returning to Ely Cathedral in May under the direction of Andrew Watkinson of the Endellion Quartet.  Date: Saturday 3 May 7.30 p.m. –  Ely Cathedral East Anglia Chamber Orchestra (EAChO)  – Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture Mozart Horn Concerto no. 4 – Bartók Romanian Dances Beethoven Symphony no. 4  – soloist Stephen […]

Ely Sinfonia Presents An Elgar Celebration in Ely Cathedral

On Saturday 29 March 2014 Ely Sinfonia presents an An Elgar Celebration in Ely Cathedral, featuring Elgar’s The Enigma Variations (including Nimrod),  Sea Pictures, and Introduction and Allegro for Strings, with Steve Bingham (conductor), Hannah Pedley (soprano) and the Cassia String Quartet. 80 years after his death, Ely Sinfonia celebrates the life of that most English of […]

INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING

RELEASE THE WRITER WITHIN! – INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING SATURDAY 8 MARCH 2014 10AM-4PM BABYLON GALLERY, WATERSIDE, ELY TUTOR : SUE BURGE COST : £30 Whether you are a beginner or an experienced writer, this workshop will help you to develop your writing skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. We will look at a variety of […]

The Big Quiz

If your brain is all geared up and ready for action you might like to enter this March competition before you relax it for a short time before entering the next quiz in April. although both are held in different venues, the March quiz also has a raffle, bar refreshments and a fish and chip supper with a vegetarian […]

LINE DANCE & COUNTRY MUSIC EVENING

TOMORROW NIGHT LINE DANCE & COUNTRY MUSIC EVENING NEAR ELY CAMBS! Saturday 29th Feruary 2014 – 7pm. to 11.45pm. Wendy & Bill Presents another FUN-FILLED, night of Dance, Live Music with UK’s TOP  Linedance & Country Music Entertainer PAUL TAYLOR http://www.paultaylorcountrymusic.co.uk/ PLUS The Record Machine Disco Featuring DeeJay Lee & Trixie Trish. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAnf6I9KdS4 AT THE […]