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Free tours of Ely’s Landmarks to celebrate its history and heritage

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Mon, 09/05/2016

A host of Ely’s historic landmarks will open their doors to the public free of charge as part of the National Heritage Weekend (9-11 September).

Ten venues in the city are involved in the programme and some guided walking tours have also been arranged to take in period buildings and significant architecture.

Among highlights are a visit to The Stained Glass Museum to see windows dating back to 1200 and the fossil and Roman remains exhibitions at Ely Museum.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Free tours of Ely’s Landmarks to celebrate its history and heritage

Zeppelins over the Fens – Ely Area at War 1914 – 18 – 17th November 2014

Date:  Monday, 17 November 2014 – 8:00pm Zeppelins over the Fens – Ely Area at War 1914 – 18 A lecture by Mike Petty organised by the Ely and District Archaeological Society On 19 January 1915 bombardment came from the skies and the population within East Anglia learned that the Royal Navy could no longer keep the aggressor from their doors. Cost:  £2.50 – members free Contact:  Ely & District Archaeological Society Email:  enquiries@elyarchaeology.org.uk Website:  Ely & District Archaeologcal Society Location Ely Methodist Church 13 – 15 Chapel Street Ely CB6 1AD United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Zeppelins over the Fens – Ely Area at War 1914 – 18 – 17th November 2014

Ely Heritage weekend – Open Night at Ely Cathedral

Date: Friday, 13 September 2013 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm Ely’s visitor attractions are opening their doors, free of charge, so you can experience these atmospheric buildings after hours. One of the most magnificent examples of medieval architecture in Europe, Ely Cathedral is steeped in history, which dates back to the 11 th century. The Cathedral will be offering Twilight Tours of either the historical West Tower or the world famous Octagon Tower. Places for the tours are limited to two tickets per person. Location Ely Cathedral The Gallery Ely CB7 4DL United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost: Free – pre booking essential via website www.elycathedral.org Contact: Ely Cathedral Website: Ely Cathedral

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Ely Heritage weekend – Open Night at Ely Cathedral