Morris dancers raise hundreds of pounds for Ely charities

09:49 26 August 2014

Gog Magog Molly charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.

Gog Magog Molly charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.


Morris dancers at the Ely Folk Festival raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Rockingham Rapper. Charity collection during the  Ely Folk Festival.Rockingham Rapper. Charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.

The Ely Morris Dancers raised £649.74 on behalf of local charities ,Home Start and the Lisa Barnes Memorial Trust, which supports the Arthur Rank Hospice.

Rockingham Rapper, a Morris side which comes from Peterborough, raised £164.51 while Gog Magog from Cambridge collected £107.58.

The Ely Folk Festival committee have sent a huge thankyou to everybody who contributed and enjoyed the spectacle of Morris dancers performing around the city.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories


A cyclist is in a serious condition in Addenbrooke’s Hospital after he was in a collision with a van on the A142 between Sutton and Mepal.


The Maltings in Ely welcomed 1,500 art lovers at the weekend as Art Unequalled returned for its sixth year, showcasing work by a range of makers.


Children at an Ely school have something to celebrate after being gifted a theatre performance by Happy Days Children’s Charity.


A prison officer who abused her position of trust to smuggle phones and drugs into prison has been spared a jail sentence.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up