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Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair

November 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

17 Nov 2021 – 20 Nov 2021

We are delighted to welcome you back to the Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair.

Described by Country Living Magazine as ‘A lovely event to start the festive season’, this annual event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences.

Discover perfect presents for friends and family from over a hundred boutique stalls and designers all located in the Cathedral’s magnificent nave and Lady Chapel.

For the first time, the grounds surrounding the Cathedral will be incorporated into the Christmas Fair experience. A Festive Village will be located on the East Lawn providing a perfect outdoor shopping experience and several stalls selling delicious food and snacks.

Dates and Session Times
Wednesday 17 November
6.30pm – 9pm – Preview Evening

Thursday 18 November
9.30am – 1pm | 1pm – 4.30pm

Friday 19 November
9am – 10am – Exclusive entry for ‘shoppers with wheels’
10am – 1pm | 1pm – 4.30pm
6.30pm – 9pm

Saturday 20 November
9.30am – 1pm | 1pm – 4.30pm
A great family day with lots of additional attractions within the Cathedral grounds.

Event Tickets
Due to the popularity of this event and limit on numbers, ALL tickets must be purchased in advance from the links below.

Groups & Coaches must book in advance via our dedicated Groups Co-ordinator on 01353 660359.

Entry price: £4.50 | Children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult)
Entry plus Stained Glass Museum: £7.50 (not available on Preview Evening)
Preview Evening: £6.50

On booking your ticket a wrist band will be sent in the post. This is your event ticket, please wear on arrival at the Christmas Fair to ensure quick entry into the Cathedral.

All exhibitor stalls have been allocated for this year’s event. Applications for the 2022 event will open in January.


November 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am
November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Ely Cathedral
Chapter House, The College
Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DL United Kingdom
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