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Ely Cathedral

Simple Beauty and Rich Acoustics
From a Distance
Stunning Dining
Awe Inspiring Spaces

Introduction

One of the most wonderful venues in Europe for a special occasion, the 14th Century Lady Chapel within Ely Cathedral is renowned for its simple beauty and rich acoustics.

The Cathedral is an awe inspiring space. Known as the ‘Ship of the Fens’ it lies at the heart of the Diocese of Ely and serves as a key venue within East Anglia. In recent years, the building has hosted high profile events including screenings, exhibitions, dinners, launches and concerts. It has been used by BAFTA for a film night and was a prominent film location for both “Elizabeth, The Golden Age”, “The Other Boleyn Girl” and “The King's Speech”.

With under floor heating and a modern catering facility, Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel is a wonderful combination of the best of old and new, providing a perfect setting for a private concert, banquet, wedding reception, presentation or exhibition.

Catering

The Cambridge Dining Company is the preferred caterer at Ely Cathedral. They are one of the region’s top catering and event management specialists. With a background in restaurants, the Cambridge Dining Company. specialise in high quality fresh food served with style. The food is sustainably sourced and everything is homemade. Menus can be tailored to suit your requirement and tastes.

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Breakout Areas

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Dining Rooms

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Venue Address

Ely Cathedral, The College
Ely
CB7 4DL

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