Isle Of Ely Arts Festival
Location: Ely
Time: various
Isle Of Ely Arts Festival

Ely Arts Festival

Wednesday 11th June – Sunday 13th July

Ely Arts

The Isle of Ely Arts Festival 2014, now a firmly established fixture in the calendar of our diverse, cultural and historical district.

A wide range of arts events are taking place across the whole of East Cambridgeshire during the Festival.

There are classical music concerts, a feast of visual arts as well as live screenings direct from the Royal Opera House and RSC.

Pick up a Festival brochure at venues and shops throughout the district or download a copy.

Schedule of events:

Until 21 June Richmond Printmakers
Babylon Gallery, Ely


Until 29 June Mark Handley & Robin Stemp
The Old Fire Engine House, Ely


Sat throughout festival Ely Market
2nd & 4th Saturdays Farmers Market
Market Square, Ely.


Sun throughout festival Ted Coney’s Family Portraits
Tours, booking essential
49 Waterside, Ely


Sun throughout festival FREE Band concerts
Jubilee Gardens, 2-4pm


Wed 11 – Sat 14 June Swaffham Bulbeck Summer Theatre
Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Patience’
Downing Farm, Swaffham Bulbeck


Sat 14 June Nottingham Playhouse: The Second Minute
Arkenstall Centre, Haddenham


Sat 14 & Sat 28 June The Stained Glass Museum
FREE guided tours
(max 15, pre-booking essential)
Within Ely Cathedral, Tel: 01353 660347


Sun 15 June Sutton Fun Dog Show
Sutton Pavilion


Sun 15 June National Gardens Scheme Open Gardens


Sun 15 June Nottingham Playhouse: The Second Minute
Ellesmere Centre, Stetchworth


Sun 15 June Prom at the Palace
London Dance Theatre, Ely Youth Choir, Witchford Voices and guests
Old Palace, Ely


Mon 16 June Ely Film Society
The Old Palace, Ely


Mon 16 – Sat 21 June Octagon Studios
A week of Open Days
28d High Street, Ely


Wed 18 June RSC Live! : Henry IV Part 1
Ely Cinema, Maltings, Ely


Wed 18 June Fenspeak, Poetry Open Mic Night
Babylon Gallery, Ely


Wed 18 June Ely Folk Club, Chris Sherburn & Findlay Napier
The Old Dispensary, St. Mary’s Street, Ely


Fri 20 June Ely Sinfonia: Mozart for Midsummer
Ely Cathedral, Ely


Sat 21 June St Etheldreda Parade & Re-enactment
Ely Cathedral, Ely


Sat 21 June – 23 August Haddenham Galleries, Summer Exhibition


Sun 22 June The Tony Robinson Memorial 10k & Mini Beast Fun Run


Sun 22 June James Pearson & Friends
Jazz in aid of Amnesty International
The Old Fire Engine House Gardens, Ely


Tue 24 June Royal Opera House: Manon Lescaut
Ely Cinema, Maltings, Ely


Thu 26 – Sat 28 June Viva Theatre: Pride & Prejudice
St Andrew’s Church, Soham


Fri 27 June Feast Quiz Night
Sutton Pavilion


Sat 28 June – 11 July Haddenham Galleries, Get on Your Bike


Sun 29 June Lantern Dance Theatre: Fenland Suite
In collaboration with Stop Gap
Paradise Leisure Centre, Ely


Sun 29 June Gaunt Day
Sutton Gault




First 4 weekends Cambridge Open Studios
Artists’ studios open throughout East Cambridgeshire


Wed 2 July Part I Young People’s Showcase
The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely


Sat 5 July – 1 September Althea Braithwaite & Devi Singh
The Old Fire Engine House, Ely


Sat 5 July Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra: Berlioz
Ely Cathedral, Ely


Sat 5 July Ely Consort, I Got Rhythm
St Mary’s, Burwell


Sun 6 July CAOS: Marriage of Figaro
St Peter’s Church, Fordham


Sun 6 July Parisian Swing
The Cutter Inn, Ely


Sun 6 July Ely Aquafest
Lavender Green, Jubilee Gardens & Maltings Green, Ely


Sun 6 & 13 July Summer Organ Recital Series
Ely Cathedral, Ely


Wed 9 July Young People’s Showcase Part II
The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely


Fri 11 July Rave in the Nave 2014
12 yrs+
Ely Cathedral, Ely


Fri 11 – Sun 13 July Ely Folk Festival
Ely Football Club, Ely


Sat 12 July Ely Choral Society & Ely Youth Choir – Carmen
Hayward Theatre


Sat 12 July – 31 August Craft & Design Showcase
Babylon Gallery, Ely


Sat 12 & Sun 13 July Handmade at Haddenham
Haddenham Galleries, Haddenham
Alternate Sundays Ely Walking Group
Throughout the year, Tel: 01353 667286


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