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Ely Eel Festival Weekend
4th - 7th May 2018

Wow what a fantastic weekend we have planned to celebrate 15 years of Eel Day and 5 years of our Food and Drink Festival.

Keep checking back for the latest news and information as we work up the finer details for this 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
1 month 2 weeks to go!

Eel Day

Exciting news - Ely will be hosting the British Town Criers Championship as well as hosting a Morris Festival as part of our amazing family, fun packed day.  What a way to celebrate 15 years!



Food & Drink Festival

Our fabulous Ely Food and Drink Festival will be returning for its fifth year - yes we can't believe it either!  We are delighted to announce that Brian Turner and Rosemary Shrager as our two celebrity chefs for 2018.

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...."

Both Rosemary Shrager and Brian Turner will form part of our Audience With programme, giving a select number of people the opportunity to personally meet and greet our celebrity chefs.