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New Administrator of Wells Cathedral is Announced

Jeremy Cole to join Wells Cathedral as Assistant Organist

Wells Cathedral and The Bishop’s Palace first in Somerset to be awarded Coach Friendly status

Wells Cathedral awarded £300,000 towards the cost of its nave roof repair by the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund

The Institution and Installation of the Dean of Wells (Sunday 20 November 2016)

The Archbishop of Canterbury Visits Wells Cathedral

During a visit in November 2016 to the Diocese of Bath and Wells, the Rt Rev’d Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, was welcomed to Wells Cathedral to address clergy and Readers from across the diocese. He spoke on the importance of putting mission and evangelism at the heart of all we do and of the new vision for the diocese: ‘In response to God’s immense love for us, we seek to be God’s people, living and telling the story of Jesus.’

Pictures and video of the speeches, sermon and Q&A session can be found at the Diocese of Bath & Wells website with recordings of the visit on the Diocese YouTube channel.

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