Ely Eel Festival – don’t miss it

Heritage Lottery FundDont’ miss tomorrow’s Eel Festival in Ely.

If you have not yet experienced this yearly festival – arguably Ely’s best – below are some images to give you a flavour of what to expect:

Here is the programme for the day: http://visitely.eastcambs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/eel%20festival%202013%20programme.pdf

Peter Carter, the last traditional eel catcher in the fens. Source: http://www.elypeople.co.uk/pictures/Eel-Day-2012-Ely-8211-2/pictures-16011926-detail/pictures.html

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