Ely and its surroundings

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  • Blog 

    Cambridge: A day in Auschwi...

    On Wednesday I left Cambridge at 4 am and before noon I was in Auschwitz-Birkenau. I was one of 10 educators taking over 200 sixth formers on a very strange day trip to the notorious death c...

  • Cinema 

    The Double

    Richard Ayoade's darkly comic adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel features compelling dual performances from Jesse Eisenberg. The film's look and sound are a triumph of imagination over budget...

  • Eating Out 

    Ta Bouche, Cambridge

    Café by day and cocktail bar by night, Ta Bouche on Market Passage might surprise those who have only visited after nightfall. During daylight hours, it's an airy little restaurant tucked aw...

  • Family 

    Top 5 family festivals

    Never mind Glastonbury, take the kids to one of the best family-friendly festivals the UK has to offer. From lullaby workshops to beat boxing classes, marshmallow toasting to nettle beer dri...

  • Food and wine 

    April's foodie news

    This month Kate Paterson investigates where to buy real bread in Cambridge and visits The Edible Garden Show for grow-your-own inspiration...News of the closure of Maskell's Bakery in Akeman...

  • Gigs & Nightlife 

    Swarb's flourishing fiddle

    Luminary of the British folk scene for 50 years, Dave Swarbrick, knocked the socks off a packed gig audience in Cambridge on 11 April, playing fiddle music from and for the heart of folk. If...

  • Learning 

    Science of coincidences

    Have you ever bumped into a neighbour on the far side of the world or thought of a word just as it is said on the radio? The whole nature of coincidences seems very abnormal, if not paranorm...

  • Lifestyle 

    Gardening: Snails and slugs

    What, I ask you, is my modern garden made of? As it turns out, slugs, snails and puppy dog tails. On the pest front, I haven't noticed a snail problem - yet - which I put down to the high nu...

  • People 

    Poetry in the fens

    Her unique perspective on the fens and a visit to World War One graves in Belgium inspired new Fenland Poet Laureate Poppy Kleiser to write her winning poem Digging. 'The landscape was very ...

  • Sports & Outdoor 

    Tour de France Countdown

    As another yellow-jerseyed Brit powers to what we hope will be the second British Tour de France victory in as many years, the sport on everybody's lips is cycling. Cambridge is gearing up t...

  • Theatre 

    Tom's Midnight Garden

    An energetic and engaging stage adaptation of children's author Philippa Pearce's book Tom's Midnight Garden -a classic time slip tale mixing adventure, spooky goings on, wonky clocks, secre...

  • Things to do 

    Eat Cambridge

    Pop-up restaurants, secret supper clubs, a street food market, cookery lessons, and a massive food and drink fair - that's what we can expect, and more, at Eat Cambridge. 'Discover your loca...

  • Travel, talks and tours 

    Paddocks House, Newmarket

    The new 15 luxury bed hotel down a tree-lined avenue, just a short hop from the famous Newmarket racecourse, has a touch of modern-day Downton Abbey about it, complete with butler service, g...

Featured venues for Ely

Recommended events for Ely


Events in & around Ely

Thu 24th April

Oliver cromwell's house
Oliver Cromwell (Ely)
One of the most well known characters in English history, built i...
National trust: anglesey abbey
National Trust: (Quy Road)
The landscape gardens of the Augustinian priory cover 98 acres wi...

Featured for Tue 25 Feb

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse (Cambridge) Only Lovers Left Alive

The elo experience: elo tribut
Cambridge Corn
The band plays the world-famous Birmingham outfit's greatest hits...
Booiaka: workshop
Brandon Leisure
Learn the dance fitness style which incorporates many elements of...

Featured for Fri 02 May

Gonville & Caius College Auditorium (Cambridge) The Hague String Trio

Tour of art and life: talk
Kettle's Yard (Cambridge)
The gallery's Director Andrew Nairne talks about works from the e...
Fred's house
Portland Arms (Cambridge)
The Cambridge-based foursome plays it's lively brand of indie-fol...

Featured for Sun 04 May

Milton Country Park (Milton) Wintercomfort's Wookiee Woodland Walk

Book club read & review a book
Octavia Hill's (South Brink)
Singing for pleasure: workshop
Octavia Hill's (South Brink)

Featured for Today

West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge) Concert pianist Angela Hewitt: Free Lecture-Recita

Vikings live from the british
Cineworld Cambr (Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way)
Historian Michael Wood leads a private tour of the Vikings exhibi...
Vikings live from the british
Vue Cambridge (The Grafton Centre, East Road)
Historian Michael Wood leads a private tour of the Vikings exhibi...

Featured for Tue 29 Apr

Adult & Community Learning (St Ives) Microsoft Excel

 

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