Cathedral will be full of colour

THERE will be a feast of colour inside Ely Cathedral this weekend for the annual harvest festival celebrations. This year s festival theme is Who put the colours in the rainbow? and once again the NFU is linking up with local organisations and companies t

THERE will be a feast of colour inside Ely Cathedral this weekend for the annual harvest festival celebrations.

This year's festival theme is Who put the colours in the rainbow? and once again the NFU is linking up with local organisations and companies to highlight the wide variety of quality produce grown in the Fens.

The best of local food will be on show together with bees, poultry, day-old chicks, stunning flower displays and an Allis-Chalmers Model B tractor, dating back to 1948. The vintage tractor along with a single-furrow plough has been supplied. by Terry Sparrow of Sutton.

The harvest festival exhibition is open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 12pm to 4pm on Sunday, the start of the harvest hymns of praise service. Admission is free.


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On Monday the harvest produce will be sold, starting at 9.30am, with money raised going to farming charity the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution.

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