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Friends of Burwell Museum Fete – Sunday July 12th

Enjoy this yearly held fete which is run by the friends of Burwell Museum – Sidestalls, Craft Activities, Old Fashioned Games Tombola. Date                 Sunday July 12th 2015 Time                 11am to 5pm Destination       The Burwell Museum. Mill Close Burwell Cambridgeshire CB25 […]

Paul Jackman’s Jazzmen at Chatteris – Sat. July 11th

Paul Jackman’s Jazzmen are a six piece jazz band who play their brand of Dixieland music as well as traditional jazz like famous musicians Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball. Date:         Saturday July 11th 2015 Time:         7.30pm Destination: The Church of St Peter and St Paul. Market Hill. Chatteris. Vambridgeshire PE16 6BA […]

Rave In The Nave – Friday July 10th 2015

Under the watchful eye of the central octagonal tower and its elaborate surroundings, the Rave in the Nave returns for its twenty fourth year , a christian event it brings together the younger generation aged twelve and over to enjoy a variety of things such as Interactive Sideshows, Large Screen Computer Games, Giant Inflatables, Music Stands, Bookstalls, Talks, Barbeques, etc […]

The Townhouse Beer Festival – Thurs. July 9th

This grade two listed building was converted into a public house in 1996 and named The Town House. This year it holds its fourteenth beer festival, so go along and enjoy a number of local brewed beers and ciders including the popular Pickled Pig cider, as well as those from further afield in the conservatory and enclosed garden […]

Strawberry Teas And Fete – Sunday July 5th

Enjoy the feast of St Peter with a Strawberry Tea and Fete, Cakes, Raffle, Tombula etc. Date: Sunday July 5th 2015 Time: 2.30pm to 5pm Destination: Number 8, “The Grange”, Church Lane,  Wilburton, Ely, Cambridgeshire. CB6 3TB. Admission: FREE

Ely Aquafest – Sunday July 5th

Ely’s premier riverside event! Enjoy the raft race along the the river Great Ouse as competitors make their way on their decorated rafts, but who will sink first? Also live Music Acts, Dance Acts, and Dancing Dogs, Children’s Races, Funfair Rides, Raffle, Refreshments available. Date                   Sunday July 5th 2015 […]

Haddenham Beer Festival – July 3rd/4th/5th

The first beer festival that the village has laid on in such a large scale. Enjoy a variety of beers some that are brewed around the local area. Also live music acts including Rockers Iron Fist, True Pacific and The Wicken Coronation Band, Side Stalls, Barbeques and other refreshments available. On Friday night only a 1980’s Rocker […]

Celebrate 15 years of Ely Farmers’ Market

On Saturday 27 June, Ely Farmers’ Market will be celebrating 15 years of providing shoppers with some of the best local produce around. The day will be marked with food demonstrations, the chance to sample tasters of delicacies available for sale as well as the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a hamper […]

Ely Consort – An American Dream – Sutton Church, July 4th

After combining with other Ely choirs & Big Band for the ‘I got Gershwin’ swing concert extravaganza in the Cathedral on June 13th, Ely Consort are delighted to be returning once again to Sutton church on July 4th. This is, of course, American Independence Day and our programme takes an American Theme, under the title […]

Ely Sinfonia concert in Ely Cathedral Presbytery – Fri. 19th June.

One of the highlights of the Isle of Ely Arts Festival is coming up on Friday 19th June, when Ely Sinfonia plays an exciting and unusual concert in the intimate surroundings of Ely Cathedral Presbytery. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue is a radical departure from the orchestra’s traditional classical repertoire.  Taking as […]

Lazy Otter Beer Festival – June 27th/28th

Standing on the banks of the old West River with its wonderful countryside view, the Lazy Otter Public House presents its annual beer festival this month. A number of local ales and ciders will be available along with other refreshments. Also a number of live music acts including Hedgepig and The Wassanames. And for the children there will be […]

“Up the Creek” Beer Festival.

The Ship Inn Public House stands just off the A10 road where the Great Ouse and the Little Ouse rivers meet. It is holding its third beer and music festival, titled “Up The Creek” where a number of local ales and ciders will be available along with other refreshments. There are also  a number of live music acts […]

Quiz Night – Queen Adelaide – Fri. June 19th.

Test your general knowledge by attending this quiz night. You may find you know more then you thought you did! To help wet your appetite there is a bar and refreshments available. Date                 Friday June 19th 2015 Time                7.30pm Venue     The Village […]

Wake Life Weekend

In this, its opening year, you can enjoy the fun of wakeboarding as some of the best wakeboarders from around the United Kingdom put their skills to the test alongside street art laid out by members of The White Canvas Project. To round off Saturday’s day events there is a party with disc jockeys playing songs and music featuring […]

The Skills Springboard Career Event – Tues. 23rd June, The Maltings, Ely.

Spring into action, and take the next step on the career ladder Local business and community leaders are reminding people in Ely to attend a free event that could enhance their careers. The Skills Springboard is taking place at The Maltings in Ely on Tuesday 23rd June between 9.45 am and 2.30 pm. There will […]

Gardening Extravaganza

The Rose Garden at The Bishops House is the ideal background for this afternoon gardening event where you can meet gardening panel members such as Richard Gant, The Head Gardener of University of Cambridge Madingley Hall and Peter Jackson Horticultural Adviser at Scotdales Garden Centre. Enjoy a cream tea in the garden and marque, watch floral demostrations, and enjoy […]

Wilburton Beer Festival

Now in its seventeenth year this popular village event is a fun time for both young and old. Enjoy a variety of Beers and Ciders including the local favourite “Pickled Pig”. Live music including local singers and groups. On both Saturday and Sunday there is a Wood Fired Pizza, and on Saturday only there is a Barbeque and Hog […]

The Aldreth Vintage Fete – Sun. June 28th

The Fete commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, so roll back the years and join in the fun as both the young and old would have done in 1945. Music and dancing from Lindy Hoppers to a brass band, Vintage Vehicles,  Vintage Dress, A Dig for Victory Garden, Vintage Cinema experience, Traditional Games, Face […]

The Vintage Social Evening – Haddenham – Sat. June 17th

An evening of fun and entertainment to celebrate the ending of World War Two. The Angels of Kaos 1940’s themed singers, a vintage themed quiz, a raffle, you even get to bring your own Refreshments. Date: Saturday June 27th 2015 Time: 7pm to 11pm Venue: The Community Centre, High Street. Aldreth. Nr Ely. Cambridgeshire CB6 3PQ. Admission: There […]

The Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show

One of the oldest events on any local village calendar, this popular carnival and heavy horse show reaches its 62nd year. As always the day begins with the gentle giants of the horse world, these magnificent beasts can weigh anything up to and over a ton in weight, and travel with their owners from all around the country to […]