The Festival of Flowers

The fine flower displays illustrate the hobbies and interests then and now of the people who have lived in and around the village of Wilburton. Craft stalls and Produce stalls, Refreshments and the special Ploughmans Lunch which is being served from Noon to 2pm Date               Saturday September 6th 2014 – Sunday September 7th […]

Elvis & Johnny Cash in Ely this Saturday!


Opera in the Garden at Witcham

Eboracum Baroque presents Handles Acis & Galatea, an evening performance with a summer garden background. Oh and bring your own picnic or refreshments. Date                   Saturday August 16th 2014 Time                   Garden opens at 6pm Opera begins at 7pm Destination […]

Ely and its Eel Heritage Guided Walk

Discover the importance of the Eel trade to Ely. Along your walk note the various artworks that are devoted to the creature that gave the small city its name. Date                Sunday August 31st 2014 Time               11.30am Destination     The Ely Tourist information […]

Ely and District Horticultural Society Great Autumn Show

The City of Ely and District Horticultural Society in its 87th year presents its ever popular show for both young and old, view this years selection of prized fruits, vegetables, cakes, preserves and flowers, also items to purchase, refreshments and raffles. Date             Saturday August 23rd 2014 Sunday August 24th 2014 Time   […]

The Five Bells ABV Festival – Burwell.

Celebrate the first ABV Festival hosted by the Five Bells Public House. Enjoy the food supplied by local traders, set in a special menu along with a selection of ales, wines, ciders and cocktails. against the background of live music. Date                Friday August 15th 2014 Saturday August 16th 2014 Sunday August […]

Mill Magic – The Museum, Burwell

Turn back time to village life during the Victorian period, washing clothes without a washing machine, visit the forge for some new tools, grind some grain into flour at the mill. etc. Date          Thursday August 14th 2014 Time          2pm to 5pm Destination  The Museum, Mill Close, Burwell, Cambridgeshire. Admission […]

Family Day Haddenham

Enjoy a “Family Day” within the grounds of this small public house with a large village background. During the day mum and dad can enjoy the live music while the children can enjoy the bouncy castle – and just about everyone will enjoy the barbeque, while the evening session sees the appearance of rock guitarist ED Cusick. Date […]

Burwell Remembers

Come and help the residents and friends of the village of Burwell create a poppy field and an allotment as they would have been during the time of World War 1 [The Great War] and get a feel of what it was like in the trenches by trying  the replica here. Also attend the Commemorative Service led by […]

Haddenham Sports & Social Club Family BBQ & Disco

Fun for all of the family as you enjoy the food from the barbeque and the music of the disco. Date                     Saturday August 2nd 2014 Time.                    7pm tp 11pm Destination.          The Sports […]

Ely’s Weekend Summer Walks : Architecture Walk

Learn about the architecture of some of Ely’s historical buildings with an informed guide. Date.                   Sunday July 27th 2014 Time.                   11.30am Destination           The historic buildings of Ely Admission Tickets         […]

Steaming Day at Prickwillow Engine Museum

All sizes of engines from the very large to the very small, both working and stationary. Engine Runs £4 Refreshments available. Date                   Sunday July 27th 2014 Time.                  11am to 4.30pm Destination         The Drainage Museum, Main […]

Help for Heroes Bear B-Q

Come along and enjoy the Bear B-Q  and drinks from the bar.  Try to win a prize at Bingo and try to pick the winning number in the raffle. All proceeds go to a worthy charity. [A performance by singer Tony Jacks was still to be confirmed at time of going to press] Date       […]

Ely Folk Festival This Weekend!

                    The 29th Ely Folk Festival kicks off this coming Friday. For more information see  

Ely Aquafest 2014 – Sunday 6th July.

The annual Aquafest is Ely’s Premier Community event and is in it’s 36th year! Ely Aquafest is held on the first Sunday in July. This year it’s being held on Sunday 6th July Aquafest covers three premier sites along the riverside, Lavender Green, Jubilee Gardens and the Maltings Green,and is a must for families of all […]

Chinese Tea Ceremony & Tasting

Join tea expert and artist Chen Xi as she explains and demonstrates each stage and tool of this traditional tea ceremony. The tea of choice for the evening is “Pu Erh” chen. Traditional Chinese palette-cleansing tea snacks will be served. Date                         Friday July 18th 2014 […]

World Pea Shooting Championships 2014 & Witcham Village Fair

Now in its 44th year this is one of the most unusual events for all the family to enjoy. Along with the main event the peashooting, there is also a bouncy castle, novelty games, face painting and side stalls. Refreshments include a lunchtime barbeque, cream teas, and a licensed bar with cask ale both of which are in the village […]

Rave In The Nave

Under the watchful eye of Ely Cathedral’s octagon tower, this yearly held event is a great favourite for christian children over the age of twelve from far and near. A choice of activities through the evening – music to dance the night away, youth talks, computer games, book stalls, a cafe and a barbeque etc. Date       […]

New Saturday Morning Line Dance Class

The Lakenheath Liners Propose A New Saturday Morning Workshop Improver to Intermediate Level. With top dance tutors Andrew & Sheila Palmer. Monthly Saturday Mornings from 9.00 to 12.00. (2hrs tuition & 1 hr recap/dance requests as requested) Dates: TBD (Currently considering feasibility) Location: Lakenheath Peace Memorial Hall (village hall), Lakenheath Suffolk IP27 9EW If you are interested in […]


TONIGHT! AND EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING LINE DANCE TUITION WITH RICK & CHRIS   Members £3 Guest £3.50.  7.30 to 10.30pm. AT THE HAPPY HIAMS LINE DANCE CLUB,  Putney Hill Rd, Prickwillow, Near Ely,  Cambs. CB7 4UU. Phone: Rick & Chris on 01353 650219 DON’T FORGET TO BRING ALONG SENSIBLE SHOES AND A SENSE OF HUMOUR […]