Music News

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Live music

One of Beethoven’s greatest symphonies will be performed at Ely Cathedral on Saturday, May 9.

David Last is playing at Hiam club Prickwillow

This Saturday (April 18) sees a ballroom and sequence dance being held at HIAM Sports and Social Club in Prickwillow when the music will provided by David Last.

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The Band of Hope

The Band of Hope is to play a special concert to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Ely’s twinning with Ribe, in Denmark.

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Last year's Ely Folk Festival. Picture: Steve Williams.

Would you like to perform on the main stage of Ely Folk Festival alongside some of the best British folk and roots acts around?

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Spandau Ballet. Picture: Scarlet Page.

National treasures Spandau Ballet will be returning to Newmarket Racecourse to perform at The Jockey Club Live presents ‘An Evening At The Races’ event after a five year absence.

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Theatre News

Yesterday, 07:30

Wilburton Theatre Group’s next musical production has a spooky twist!

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is coming to Ely.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is coming to Ely as part of its summer tour of the country.

Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche is being performed in Witchford.

Witchford Amateur Dramatics Society is putting on a production of award-winning American comedy 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche.

A Mad World My Masters

English Touring Theatre are returning to Cambridge Arts Theatre with the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Thomas Middleton’s, A Mad World My Masters.

Actors David Moat, Kirsten Martin, Sarah Dowd, John Bedford and Tracey Summers.

After the recent success of Oliver, Viva is back with a brand new production.


Arts News

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Multi-award winning radio host Christian O’Connell will appear at Cambridge Junction on April 24 as part of his first national comedy tour.

Mike McClean

The Comedy Club Cambridge returns later this month for its first outing of the year.

Comedian Reginald D Hunter will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange in May

American stand-up comedian Reginald D Hunter will be performing at Cambridge Corn Exchange next month.

Ely auctioneer David Palmer

Ely’s celebrity auctioneer will be making a guest appearance at a special event in Upwell on April 17.

Des O'Connor

King’s Lynn Corn Exchange hosts rare chance to see showbiz legend Des O’Connor live on stage for an evening of comedy, laughter and music.


Entertainment News

Yesterday, 15:34
Days out

King’s Lynn Festival organisers expect the famous names featuring in this summer’s event will ensure ticket sales get off to a flying start when the box office opens for the 65th festival.

Ely Market. Picture: Rob Morris

Ely will once again celebrate its independent retailers at a special event taking place in the city this summer.

Burghley House will host a Battle Proms picnic concert.

Tickets for the Burghley House proms picnic concert are selling fast.

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1949 Dennis Lancet Duple coach.

More than 3,000 pieces of vintage machinery – including classic steam engines, vintage tractors, specialist cars and rare motorcycles – will go under the hammer later this month.


The City of Ely Flower Club is hosting a demonstration next Thursday (April 16).

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