GALLERY: Thousands raised at annual Etheldreda Fair

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Edward Merrick, at the Ely Cathedral Choir Stall, with the raffle hamper

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Edward Merrick, at the Ely Cathedral Choir Stall, with the raffle hamper - Credit: Archant

ELY’S Etheldreda Fair helped raise thousands of pounds for the Ely Cathedral Choir Tour Fund.

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, (l-r) Edward, Thomas, Joshua, Sam,Thomas, at the tombola stall for Ely Chori

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, (l-r) Edward, Thomas, Joshua, Sam,Thomas, at the tombola stall for Ely Choristers - Credit: Archant

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Charlotte Marsh from Ely, with Audreys Pantry jams

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Charlotte Marsh from Ely, with Audreys Pantry jams - Credit: Archant

Held on Palace Green on Saturday, the event saw more than 40 stalls offering everything from games and crafts to flowers and raffles to the hundreds of visitors who attended.

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Sarah Dickson from Larkfields, Earth group, selling their plants

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, Sarah Dickson from Larkfields, Earth group, selling their plants - Credit: Archant

As ever, there were plenty of strawberries and champagne on offer throughout the day.

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, chorister Alex at the Coconut Shy

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, chorister Alex at the Coconut Shy - Credit: Archant

Organisers hope that this year’s event will have raised in excess of £3,000 for the fund. The choir has toured churches and cathedrals around the world since it’s first overseas trip in 1990, and performs an important ambassadorial role for the Diocese of Ely.

Etheldreda Fair in Ely,

Etheldreda Fair in Ely, - Credit: Archant

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