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10
May
2015

Under the Shadow of Ely Cathedral

by Claire Martinsen on Sun 10th May 2015 03:00

Ely Food FestivalBank Holiday Monday saw us in the shadow of Ely Cathedral taking part in the Ely Food Festival.  It was one of those pinch-yourself moments to be in such a beautiful area, in the bright sunshine, with music and surrounded by great food and drink.

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ducks at ely 2And if nothing could top that then the ducks had a good try……ducklings galore who stole the hearts of everyone!

Novlli ElyJean-Chrisophe Novelli was there as Celebrity Chef and here he is doing a special wave for me as I dashed in for a picture!

ely 10 ely 9The Food Festival was part of the Eel Festival – yes really!  Ely has a long association with eels, and the name is thought to have come from  it once being called the Isle of Eels.  This year the town had really galvanised behind going all out to be really eely.

ely 44The whole town really came to life and it truly fizzed with excitement.

ely 6 ely 7Great couple of days!

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