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Ely Eel Festival Weekend
4th - 7th May 2018

We are now in the full throws of planning 2018's festival and applications for traders are now open.

Keep checking back for the latest news and information as we work up yet another fabulous festival weekend!

In the mean time - why not listen to this brilliant show from BBC Radio 4 - All about our beloved Eel and featuring a number of members of the Festival Team here. 


The Visit Ely Team

Starts 4th May 2018
5 months 4 days to go!

Eel Day

More information to come soon about what we have in store for 2018 when we celebrate 15 years of Eel Day. We have some exciting new additions, so keep checking back with us.



Food & Drink Festival

Our fabulous Ely Food and Drink Festival will be returning for its fifth year - yes we can't believe it either!  You can be guaranteed another great line up of artisan producers with a passion for food.  Keep checking in with us.

Eel Food Safari

Thanks to our wonderful eateries and food outlets, we can promise you once again an amazing selection of eel related and heavily punned upon dishes and drinks for 2018's Safari.  Why not take some time to review last year's creations - can these really be topped?

"An Audience With...."

Following the success of this new addition to 2017, we will be bringing back the opportunity to personally meet and greet 2018's celebrities.  Keep checking with us to be the first to hear of the impressive line-up.