The Witchfinder General

Stuart Orme tells the story of real life witch trials that were held in Huntingdon in England. This short film tells the story of what happened when the reign of terror of Matthew Hopkins, the infamous 'Witchfinder General', reached Huntingdonshire in the spring of 1646, and the cases of a number of men and women who were subsequently accused of witchcraft.

 

Winter Walks

Explore and enjoy the beautiful city of Ely on a winter guided walks. Marvel at the artworks connected to the city's Eel heritage on our Eel Walk, experience Ely's captivating riverside on our Riverside Walk or uncover its history and splendid array of medieval paths and monastic buildings on our City or Architecture Walks. 

 

 

Mrs Cromwell's Festive Feast

Join Nora Gardner our in-house food historian and blue badge guide as she tells the tales of Mrs Cromwell's Kitchen, what recipies they used, favourite dishes and more. What's even better is at the end, Nora will prepare a takeaway of foodie treats for you to take away and eat in the comfort of your own home. 11am or 1.30pm

*EVENT STILL GOING AHEAD AS PLANNED*

 

 

Click here for your taster tour of Oliver Cromwell's House