To see the full Ely Arts Festival 2022 programme, click here. Here are a few highlights...
Ely Lion Trail
Date: Through June
Venue: Across Ely
A trail of 7 ceramic lions across the city each representing an important moment in Queen Elizabeth's 70 year reign. Pick up a trail map from points across the city to find all 7! Created by artist Louise Beale for the Ely Arts Festival.
Date & Time: 10am to 3pm, Sunday 19th June
Venue: Ely Market Square
Join us for a day of art-making in Ely. The challenge is to sketch, paint or photograph your favourite part of the city. You can be a complete beginner, an experienced artist, or anything in between. All ages welcome. Click here to find out more and to register in advance.
Date & Time: 7:30pm, Thursday 23rd June
Venue: The Maltings
Price: The price that suits you between £10, £12.50 or £5
With story and verse improvised in the moment, enjoy a riotous new Shakespeare play every time – performed by Impromptu Shakespeare’s whip-smart cast. Click here to find out more and book your tickets.
Date & Time: 10.30am - 9pm, Saturday 25th June
Venue: Jubilee Gardens
A FREE, friendly and fun day of drop-in activities and music for all the family down by the river at Jubilee Gardens. There will be an eclectic mix of music on the bandstand, local artists displaying their works and food vans creating a vibrant festival atmosphere.
Date & Time: 7.30pm (doors from 7pm), Friday 1st July
Venue: Ely Cathedral
Price: £10 Adults, Children FREE
Featuring 300 local school children singing, a live orchestra and professional soloists, Ely Arts Festival are delighted to present The Carnival of the Animals. Click here to find out more and book your tickets here.
To see the full Ely Arts Festival 2022 programme, click here.