Early Christmas cheer comes to Ely cathedral for the popular festive fair
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Ely Cathedral came alive with the buzz of sparkling lights and market stalls when the popular festive fair was held.
The event, now in its sixth year, is widely seen as one of East Anglia’s finest Christmas shopping experiences.
A varied programme of live demonstrations featured throughout the weekend to include festive cake decorating and seasonal floral arrangements.
There was a wide selection of new trade stalls alongside popular previous exhibitors to give visitors a good choice of gifts, treats and seasonal produce from around 150 stands.
On Saturday there were plenty of attractions for families including a traditional carousel plus some very special elves with their friendly reindeer.
Throughout the weekend there was a good selection of items like hand woven baskets, preserves, jewellery and food traders.
There was a heated café marquee and plenty of chances to buy seasonal food as well as enjoy a glass of traditional mulled wine.