The next Dean of Wells announced


The Queen has approved the appointment of the Very Revd Dr John Davies as Dean of Wells. Confirmation of the appointment was announced by 10 Downing Street at 10am this morning (Tuesday 23 August 2016). Dr Davies succeeds the Very Revd John Clarke, who retired at the end of 2015.

Dr Davies will be officially installed as Dean of Wells at a special service to be held on Sunday, 20 November 2016 here at Wells Cathedral.

Further information about the announcement can be found on the diocesan website here.

And to listen to an interview with BBC Radio Somerset’s Ben McGrail click here (approx. 2h 10mins in).