GALLERY: Strike a pose! Crowds gather as models sashay down Ely’s very own catwalk

11:27 22 April 2014

Mayor

Mayor's Charity Fashion Show at the Cloisters, Ely. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

Ely’s Cloisters shopping precinct was transformed into a catwalk runway last Wednesday for the inaugural Mayor’s Fashion Show.

Mayor's Charity Fashion Show at the Cloisters, Ely. Picture: Steve Williams.Mayor's Charity Fashion Show at the Cloisters, Ely. Picture: Steve Williams.

Hosted by the mayor, Cllr Elaine Griffin-Singh, the event saw the Cloisters promenade make way for a plush red carpet, with clothing retailers from around the city showing off their wares.

The event, which was held to raise funds for the Mayor’s Charity, while promoting the Cloisters, was the brainchild of Maura Yates, manager of Bon Marche, and the mayor.

As well as a host of models on the catwalk, the event also saw face-painting and craft activities hosted by Ely Library for youngsters to get involved with.

A raffle helped raise almost £100 for the Mayor’s Charity.

More news stories

Yesterday, 10:00
Ely Museum craft activity with a Brilliant Birds theme, (l-r) Mia and Emma from Ely with their birds

Dozens of creative youngsters tried their hand at making birds of all shapes and sizes during the latest instalment of Ely Museum’s summer holiday schedule.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Cambridgeshire's Rural Crime Action Team

“Don’t come hare coursing in Cambridgeshire” is the clear message from local police as they look to clamp down on the activity.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Fenland has experienced the highest increase in the number of people referring to alcohol treatment services in the county.

A council report has revealed that Fenland has experienced the highest increase in the number of people referring to alcohol treatment services in the county.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Wisbech Castle up for sale by Cambridgeshire County Council

Historic Wisbech Castle – reported to have been originally built by William the Conqueror- is for sale.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up