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The Friends of Wells Cathedral was founded in 1933 and there are now Friends across the globe. The Friends support the Chapter of Wells in the of maintenance of the fabric, life and work of the Cathedral. The Friends have contributed to projects big and small, relating to the building and to departments within the Cathedral Foundation. The Friends committed themselves to funding the £1.8m for the Friends Building in the Cathedral Development Project.

The Festival Weekend will be held from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2022

If you need to contact the Friends, you can email the Office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 01749 678830

The 2021 Annual Report will be available shortly in the Friends' area of this website.

For more details click here 

The Friends assist the Chapter of the Cathedral costs of major restoration works, the continuing traditions of music, and inspiring younger generations through the Cathedral’s unique heritage and history.

With your help the Friends will continue in the mission to support Wells Cathedral Past, Present and Future

You can support the Friends by:

Donating Now

Joining the Friends 

Leaving a legacy to the Friends of Wells Cathedral






To donate to the Appeal or to find out more about what is happening, please click here

The Friends' Office is in the West Cloister (entry from the New Entry Cloister). For more information please see Office Hours.

Please note that while the Friends Office is currently closed as part of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) precautions phone call and emails will still be answered and post will be dealt with though this may take longer than normal.

We would be delighted to hear from you! 

Past, Present & Future