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Arts and Entertainment

Ely is a thriving cultural centre, with an ever growing programme of high profile events ranging from book signings, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and special events throughout the year. We also host a variety of art galleries which adds to the diversity of our events programme.

The Maltings, Ely

The Maltings is ideally located in the beautiful surroundings of Ely riverside, with stunning views over the river Ouse, and is the perfect wedding, conference and events venue.  We pride ourselves on our friendly and high quality service, and are a fully licensed venue, able to provide a staffed licensed bar until late.  We are also licensed for wedding ceremonies.

Offering year-round entertainment from pantomimes to comedy nights, live music events and almost everything in between, The Maltings is a fantastic venue in the heart of the city!

Babylon Arts, Ely

Babylon Arts on Ely's waterside is situated in a converted 18th Century brewery warehouse next to award winning Peacock's Tearooms. Hosting year round, high quality local, regional and national exhibitions of contemporary art and craft. The gallery is run by ADeC (Arts Development in East Cambridgeshire) with the help of a large number of volunteers. Admission is free and we often have a free art activity for families and visitors to enjoy.

Angela Mellor Studio and Gallery

Award-winning international ceramic artist Angela Mellor is captivated by the seductive qualities of bone china: its smoothness, whiteness and translucency make it a very tactile medium, inviting the viewer to hold and appreciate its inherent beauty.

Landscape, light and coastal environments are reflected in her work which ranges from small cups that are a delight to drink from to one-off pieces and most recently, larger-scale sculptural work.

Angela is delighted to welcome visitors to her studio throughout the year by appointmentt. Her beautiful historic Grade II listed building is easy to locate opposite Oliver Cromwell’s House in the heart of Ely.

Open by appointment only.


Haddenham Galleries, Haddenham

Not another Gallery with pictures to hang on the wall - instead an Aladdin’s Cave. Innovative, creative Art Gallery, Exotic Ethnic Gallery, Gift Shop, Tea Room, Working Artists Studios and a meadow Sculpture Garden.