Venue Hire

Wells Cathedral is a vibrant, busy place. In addition to attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, we are host to a wide variety of events, concerts and services and are experts in combining a unique location in Somerset with expert, high quality catering and event management.

We can cater for any occasion from wine receptions and birthday lunches to anniversary dinners, wedding receptions and Christening parties in our Medieval Vicars’ Hall and Cathedral Cafe.


Vicars Hall Christmas

High quality event catering:

We provide an excellent range of function menus and can help in planning your special events here at the Cathedral or at a venue of your choice.  A range of our sample menus are listed below:

Canapes & Finger Food

Cold Buffets

Hot Lunches and Suppers

Teas with cakes, scones and sandwiches

We always recommended that you contact us so we can go through your specific requirements. To do this please email us at  or call us on 01749 676543.


Special events and filming:

If you are interested in using Wells Cathedral or its precincts as a venue for a function, concert, service, filming or other event, please contact the Cathedral Administrator for further information. Please note the Cathedral diary is booked well in advance for certain dates/events.