Wells Cathedral to feature on BBC series
WELLS Cathedral will soon be coming to our screens as part of a BBC documentary.
Imaginatively entitled Cathedrals the series, by award winning film maker Richard Alwyn the BBC Four series will look at three of the most iconic cathedrals in England.
Described as “thought provoking profile of English cathedrals” the series starts on November 12 with a look behind the scenes at Wakefield Cathedral.
Our own Wells Cathedral will be featured on November 19, at 9pm, with Southwark on the following week.
The history of Wells Cathedral goes back nearly 1000 years.
The present buildings are the result of a busy and prosperous building period in the 14th and 15th centuries.
This includes the completion of associated buildings – namely Vicars Close and Hall - provided for the Vicars Choral and who continue to occupy the residences today.
This proud centuries old tradition is unique and a much valued part of life at Wells Cathedral today.
It’s an inspiring space for daily worship and a busy community hosting a huge range of activities.
It welcome thousands of visitors each year for not only regular daily services but also to spend time in this special building.
So, to see what happens behind the scenes of the most iconic building in our city tune in to BBC Four at 9pm on November 19 and find out.