Talk: Wine and Wildlife of Little Thetford – 24th November 2012

Date:  Saturday, 24 November 2012 – 7:30pm Friends of St George's Little Thetford present a talk by John Parish (local farmer). All proceeds from this event are donated towards the ongoing repairs and maintenance of the village church. Location St George's Church Little Thetford, Cambridgeshire CB6 3HG United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  £5 (includes complimentary glass of wine). Tickets available on the door.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact:  Friends of St George Telephone:  01353 648819

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Art Unwrapped for Christmas – December 2012

Date:  Saturday, 1 December 2012 – 12:00pm – Sunday, 23 December 2012 – 4:00pm   The Babylon Gallery is delighted to announce the second Art Unwrapped for Christmas, our seasonal selling exhibition featuring beautiful handmade gifts by regional contemporary artists and craftspeople. Please be aware that the Gallery is closed on Mondays! Location Babylon Art Gallery Waterside Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4AU United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Free admission Contact:  Babylon Art Gallery Website:  www.adec.org.uk/babylon-gallery

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Christmas Tree Festival – 1st & 2nd December 2012

Date:  Saturday, 1 December 2012 – 10:30am – Sunday, 2 December 2012 – 3:00pm Christmas fair and Christmas lunches available between 12-2pm. Location Ely Methodist Church Chapel Street Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 1AD United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  £2 admission, children free Contact:  Ely Methodist Church Website:  www.elyandnewmarket.com/ely.htm

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Waste and recycling bid is a winner

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East Cambridgeshire District Council has successfully won a £5 million bid from Central Government to fund a new recycling service and retain weekly waste collections.

The funding, from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s ‘Weekly Collection Reward Scheme’, means residents will find it easier to recycle more of their waste with the new service being introduced in late 2013 or early 2014.

The current brown sack and black box collection system will be replaced with:

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Waste and recycling bid is a winner

Art & Craft Open Studio – December 2012

Date:  Repeats every week until Sun Dec 23 2012 . Saturday, 1 December 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 2 December 2012 (All day) Saturday, 8 December 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 9 December 2012 (All day) Saturday, 15 December 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 16 December 2012 (All day) Saturday, 22 December 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 23 December 2012 (All day) Ely artists Carol & Bob Banks open their studio every weekend throughout December to the public. Bob paints beautiful pastels of landscapes, interiors and portraits. Carol makes unique silver clay jewellery. There is still time to commission an original piece of art or jewellery for your loved ones in time for Christmas. Craft decorations are also available made by Carol…plus mulled wine and mince pies!     Location Carol and Bob Banks 37 Merlin Drive Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3EE United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Free admission. Contact:  Carol Banks Telephone:  01353 611166 Email:  carol@animationstudio.co.uk Website:  www.carolbanksjewellery.co.uk read more

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Soham Christmas Street Fair – 7th December 2012

Date:  Friday, 7 December 2012 – 6:00pm – 8:30pm Yes it's nearly here the annual Christmas Street Fair. Join us on Friday 7th December when we will be switching on Christmas lights too. The evening will include santa and his grotto, free childrens fairground rides, stalls, games, sweets, trees, Fun Bus, music and more…   Location Soham Soham, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Free admission Email:  editor@sohamtf.co.uk Website:  www.sohamtf.co.uk

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Christmas at Denny Abbey – 8th December 2012

Date:  Saturday, 8 December 2012 – 12:00pm – 4:30pm Carols by candlelight in the Abbey and seasonal refreshments. Make and take home cards and gifts for the family and friends. Fun for all the family.  Café and shop open. Play area and picnic area. Free car parking. Organised in partnership with Friends of Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey. Location The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey Ely Road Waterbeach CB25 9PQ United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Adults £5.50, Concessions £4.50, Child £3.50, Under 5s FREE, Family £16 Contact:  The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey Telephone:  01223 860988/489 Email:  info@farmlandmuseum.org Website:  www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/

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Nick Robinson in Ely – 7th December 2012

Date:  Friday, 7 December 2012 – 6:15pm On the 7th december, we will be Live From Downing Street in the company of the BBC’s Political Editor – well known and respected for his broadcasting acumen, political nous and dry wit. Nick Robinson is a 10 O’Clock News institution. Known for his tireless efforts to bring clear, intelligent information from the muddy waters of domestic and international politics, Nick is out asking the questions to which we all want to know the answers, while the rest of us are sitting down to relax. Location Needham's Hall, Ely College Downham Road Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2SH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  The last few £8/10 tickets are now available. We also have some ‘book’ tickets left, which are £20 and include a copy of  Live From Downing Street . Contact:  Topping and Co Telephone:  (01353) 645005 Email:  ely@toppingbooks.co.uk Website:  www.toppingbooks.co.uk read more

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Author Event:Ian Rankin coming to Ely – 12th December 2012

Date:  Wednesday, 12 December 2012 – 6:45pm We are delighted to welcome Ian Rankin to Ely to celebrate the return of Inspector Rebus! Standing in Another Man’s Grave follows Rebus’ return to action after a long retirement, investigating of a series of new disappearances and getting himself into hot water left, right and centre. Once again the political ramifications of Rebus’ stubborn efforts to bring miscreants to justice threaten to overwhelm him. Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely, Cambridgehire CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  £8 in advance or £10 on the door. Contact:  Topping and Co Telephone:  (01353) 645005 Email:  ely@toppingbooks.co.uk Website:  www.toppingbooks.co.uk read more

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Anna Karenina (12A) Ely Cinema – 2nd December 2012

Date:  Sunday, 2 December 2012 – 3:00pm Director: Joe Wright. Starring: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson. From Joe Wright, the director of lavish costume hits PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and ATONEMENT, and featuring a devastating performance by Keira Knightley as doomed heroine Anna, this lavish new film provides a visually striking take on Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of a scandalous love affair. Contains moderate sex, language and brief bloody images. Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost:  Price: £6.50/£5.50 (£1 discount for Ely Cinema Members) Contact:  ADEC Telephone:  01353 616991 Website:  www.adec.org.uk/cinema

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