Ely artist John Lyons to lead Ellie the Eel community repair workshops thanks to £2,455 in donations

Ellie the Eel will enjoy a new lease of life at this year’s Eel Day Parade thanks to donations of more than £2,000 to help repair her.

PUBLISHED: 12:35 23 March 2019

Ben Jolley

Ellie the Eel will enjoy a new lease of life at this year�s Eel Day Parade thanks to donations of more than �2,000 to help repair her. Ely artist John Lyons leads four community repair workshops, repairing one of the first eels ever paraded on eel day, and one he originally created. Picture: CAROLINE CRAWLEY.

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2019-03-23 15:11
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