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Articles from the magazine

Ely Museum Developments

September Article from The Elyi Magazine Ely Museum has closed its doors and our exciting redevelopment works begin in earnest!   In January 2019, we were delighted to announce that we have been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £1.66 million for the Unlocking the Potential […]

Mike Rouse’s September Roundup.

The Mayor’s Column from our September Elyi Magazine Well we’re off and running again and certainly keeping busy. Anyone who tells you that there is nothing happening in Ely is not trying to get involved. Terrific Ely Heroes this year, thank you Naomi and everyone. Great family events […]

Responsible Travel

We spoke with local independent tour operators David Archer and Hafsa Gaher about their views on sustainable travel.  David says ”Travel has the potential to connect the world like nothing else. Engaging in immersive travel brings cultures together and we have so much to learn from each other. […]


FRIDAY 26 JULY 2019 Ely Markets will host their Summer Lates event on Friday 26 July. This is the first of two dates with street food, live music and fun activities for all the family. “Come and join us for our mini-festival in the market place,” says Emma […]

Banksy gets his hook into Ely Cathedral.

An extraordinary art work by the renowned street artist, Banksy, will be on temporary display in Ely Cathedral during the summer months.  The Grappling Hook (2017) is an original piece signed by the artist, and is presented in the form of a large crucifix with 3 steel grapples […]

News from Wicken Fen

We’ve recently had a pair of common cranes breed successfully at Wicken Fen for the first time in over 100 years.  This is exciting not only because cranes are on the amber species list, but also because it shows that the diverse habitats developing at Wicken Fen are […]