GALLERY: All the fun of the fair - with a dash of Alice in Wonderland - at Ely Cathedral
16:15 04 August 2014
Ely Cathedral hosted its inaugural Summer Gift and Food Fair on Saturday.
Ely Cathedral's summer gift and food fair
Ely Cathedral Craft and Food Festival, Emma Martin, from Presence, Hilgay.
Ely Cathedral Craft and Food Festival, Clare Ashmeade, from The Queens Shoes.
Ely Cathedral Craft and Food Festival, (l-r) Nigel Foxwel, and Sue Miller, from iTooShi-Soo, in Huntingdon.
Ely Cathedral Craft and Food Festival, (front l-r) Michael Clare, Andrew Payne, (back l-r) Jane Learner, and DAvid Learner, from Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shop.
Ely Cathedral Craft and Food Festival, Tegan Barlow, with Fudge, the goat, from Church Farm, Stow Bardolph.
The fun-filled event included theatre, shopping, food and entertainment and saw scores of people flock to the cathedral.
The fair opened at 10am and hosted more than 60 food and craft stalls plus a tea tent, Pimms Bar, hog roast, coconut shy, children’s activities and friendly farm animals.
And there was also an appearance from Cambridge Theatre Company, which put on an interactive production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on the cathedral’s east lawn.
There was also a variety of farm animals on display from Church Farm, of Stow Bardolph, in Norfolk.