Hundreds hurry to Ely Cathedral for opening of Ouse Life art exhibition

PUBLISHED: 17:00 11 April 2016

Seventeen of the Ouse Life artists with Mark Bonney, dean of Ely (far left), the Right Revd Stephen Conway, bishop of Ely (left centre) and art historian and critic, Richard Cork (far left)

Seventeen of the Ouse Life artists with Mark Bonney, dean of Ely (far left), the Right Revd Stephen Conway, bishop of Ely (left centre) and art historian and critic, Richard Cork (far left)

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More than 450 people attended a private view to formally open the Ouse Life art exhibition, The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral, on Friday evening.

Mark Bonney, dean of Ely, pictured holding his portrait by local artist Caroline ForwardMark Bonney, dean of Ely, pictured holding his portrait by local artist Caroline Forward

Art historian, critic, editor and broadcaster Richard Cork was the guest of honour alongside the Right Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely.

This stunning exhibition consists of nearly 100 works of art by 19 of the Ouse Life artists who have spent nearly two years observing and recording life behind the scenes at Ely Cathedral.


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