Ely Open Heritage Weekend Walks – 9th September 2012

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2012 (All day) Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's Street Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Historical City of Ely Walk 11.30 am Learn about the history and heritage of the small but magnificent city with our informed guide. Hear about former residents of the city, find out how the cathedral came to be amd learn how the riverside has changed over time. (tour approx. 75 minutes, wheelchair friendly) Riverside Walking Tour 2.30pm Cost: Free event but required to register a place as numbers are limited. Contact: Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone: 01353662062 Email: tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website: www.visitely.org.uk read more

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Ely Open Heritage Weekend Walks – 9th September 2012

Ely Open Heritage Weekend Walks and Tours – 9th September 2012

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2012 (All day) Location Oliver Cromwell's House 29 St Mary's Street Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Historical City of Ely Walk 11.30 am Learn about the history and heritage of the small but magnificent city with our informed guide. Hear about former residents of the city, find out how the cathedral came to be amd learn how the riverside has changed over time. (tour approx. 75 minutes, wheelchair friendly) Cost: Free event but required to register a place as numbers are limited. Contact: Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone: 01353662062 Email: tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website: www.visitely.org.uk read more

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Ely’s Celebration for arrival Paralympic Lantern – 25th August 2012

Date: Saturday, 25 August 2012 – 2:30pm – 8:30pm Location Jubilee Gardens Broad Street Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps A programme of dance, music and sport in Jubilee Gardens before the arrival arrival of the Paralympic Torch transported along the river to Jubilee Gardens for the formal welcome on the Paralympic Torch to Ely. Events Jubilee Garden between 2.30pm – 6.00 pm Viewing of Paralympic Lantern at Ely Museum between 6.30pm – 8.30pm Cost: Free event Contact: Aileen Sharp Telephone: 01353 662062 Email: aileen.sharp@eastcambs.gov.uk Website: www.visitely.org.uk

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Ely’s Celebration for arrival Paralympic Lantern – 25th August 2012

A Choral Celebration – 27th October 2012

Date: Saturday, 27 October 2012 – 7:30pm Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps 'A Choral Celebration!' will take place in Ely Cathedral at 7.30 pm on Saturday 27th October 2012. Ely Choral Society will be combining with the Kempen Protestant Church Choir from Germany and the Ely Youth Choir to provide an evening of English, German and French music. We will be joined by our soprano soloist Rebecca Duckworth and additional items will include organ solos performed by Jonathan Lilley. Cost: 20, 15, U18s 5 Contact: Ely Cathedral Box Office Telephone: 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) Email: box.office@cathedral.ely.anglican.org Website: www.tickets.elycathedral.org read more

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A Choral Celebration – 27th October 2012

Coro Euridice UK Tour 2012 – 15th August 2012

Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2012 – 1:00pm Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps The Coro Euridice from Bologna, Italy, are touring the UK for the first time. Join them for this lunch time concert featuring choral compositions from early music to modern days, with the participation of the Coro Studium Canticum from Cagliari. Pier Paolo Scattolin, Maurizio Guernieri and Stefania Pineider conductors. Cost: Retiring Collection Contact: Vera Pancaldi Telephone: 07813100818 Email: coroeuridiceuktour@gmail.com Website: https://sites.google.com/site/euridiceuktour2012

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Coro Euridice UK Tour 2012 – 15th August 2012

National Theatre Live: Timon Of Athens – 1st November 2012

Date: Thursday, 1 November 2012 – 7:00pm Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps By William Shakespeare. Screened live from the National Theatre. Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in Shakespeare's strange fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton. Wealthy friend to the rich and powerful, patron of the arts and ostentatious host, Timon of Athens is surrounded by freeloaders and sycophants. He vastly outspends his resources but, finding his coffers empty, reassures his loyal steward that all will be well. Cost: All Tickets: 13/12, 11 (U16s) Contact: ADEC Telephone: 01353 616991 Email: caroline.cawley@adec.org.uk Website: www.adec.org.uk/cinema read more

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National Theatre Live: The Last of the Haussmans – 11th October 2012

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2012 – 7:00pm Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps A new play by Stephen Beresford. Screened live from the National Theatre Julie Walters plays Judy Haussman with Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory as her children in this eagerly anticipated new play: a funny, touching and sometimes savage portrait of a family that's losing its grip. Cost: All Tickets: 13/12, 11 (U16s) Contact: ADEC Telephone: 01353 616991 Email: caroline.cawley@adec.org.uk Website: www.adec.org.uk/cinema read more

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National Theatre Live – 6th September 2012

Date: Thursday, 6 September 2012 – 7:00pm Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps A brilliantly imaginative stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestseller, from the co-director of 'War Horse'. Screened live from the National Theatre (NT) Cost: 13/12/11 (U16s) Contact: ADEC Telephone: 01353 616991 Email: caroline.cawley@adec.org.uk Website: www.adec.org.uk/cinema read more

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Planning the future of Ely’s traffic

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03/08/2012

Feedback from residents, local groups and businesses as helped to build a picture of the developing transport needs of Ely.

Over the last few months, an online survey, market stall and stakeholder event has helped to outline a number of the issues which people have suggested need to be tackled if the city is to thrive. These include:

* Tackling the road congestion at the Ely Railway Crossing

* Changing the culture of the city away from the reliance on cars

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Planning the future of Ely’s traffic

What are the Cromwells getting up to this summer?

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03/08/2012

Visitors to Oliver Cromwell’s House in Ely this summer have a wonderful opportunity to learn about the seventeenth century through the eyes of characters from the past.

During August, there will be a range of activities and tours to explain what life used to be like in Oliver Cromwell’s time. These include:

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:What are the Cromwells getting up to this summer?