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8 Cathedral Green
The Globe Inn
The Globe Inn
22 Priest Row
The Education Room, Wells Cathedral
The Bishop's Palace
Dance Studio - Wells Cathedral School
Wells Cathedral School
The earliest Almhouses in Wells have been in existence since the fifteenth century. The Chapel would have been an important part of everyday life. Almhouse residents were often required to wear a uniform and attendance at the chapel was usually mandatory as many of the trusts responsible for the building of almshouses had a Christian ethos.
The atmospheric Bishop’s Barn is a Grade II listed building and scheduled as a ancient monument. It is a beautiful example of local craftsmanship: built of local stone roughly squared, with Doulting ashlar dressings and a Westmorland slate roof supported by a cruck structure.
The Cathedral Green with a backdrop of Wells Cathedral’s magnificent West front contains one of the largest galleries of medieval sculpture in the world. A focal point for the city and community there is no better place to stage Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Cedars Hall provides the capacity for audiences of 350 in its main recital hall named Eavis Hall after our Old Wellensian Michael Eavis, CBE, founder of the Glastonbury Festival. Eavis Hall is a flexible and modern performance space accommodating an orchestra of 60 performers and an audience of 250, with other configurations possible through adaptation of seating and platforms. Whilst the hall’s award-winning design was devised to give chamber musicians the very best acoustic experience, the flexibility of the technical specification means that this venue is accessible for performers of every discipline – for amplified music, dance, drama and lectures.
In addition to events in Eavis Hall, Cedars Hall provides rehearsal, teaching and performance space for the school’s 200 specialist musicians and serves as a hub for its significant community outreach, which provides music education (including workshops, concerts and masterclasses) for thousands of primary school children, elderly and disability groups in the South West each year.
Education Room at the Museum
The Museum was formed in 1893 and has the objective of “maintaining a museum for the benefit of the public of the city of Wells and the Mendip area, and advancing the education of the public in the conservation, protection and improvement of the historical & natural environment of the Wells and Mendip area.
For over a century the Wells Little Theatre has been entertaining audiences with ‘professional’ (amateur) stage productions. Why not go along and see why they have maintained such a loyal audience?
For more information including details of upcoming shows, box office opening times and contact details please visit their website. Productions can also be found on the Events page of their website.
The Globe Inn
If you enjoy good food and wine, appreciate great local ales and want the very best service, then you will love The Globe Inn, Wells.
Set in Priest’s Row in the market town of Wells in Somerset, this little gem is perfect for meeting family, friends and colleagues. The large ground floor space is ideal for a ‘spoken word’ performance.
The Education Room – Wells Cathedral
Completed in 2008, the Education Room is in the Friends building off the Cloisters inside Wells Cathedral. This large bright room has space and facilities for workshops off all kinds.
The Bishop’s Palace
The Bishop’s Palace and accompanying Bishops House at Wells in the English county of Somerset, is adjacent to Wells Cathedral and has been the home of the Bishops of the Diocese of Bath and Wells for 800 years. The palace was originally surrounded by a medieval deer park. When the walls were built, streams were diverted to form the moat as a reservoir. In the 1820s, the grounds within the walls were planted and laid out as pleasure grounds by Bishop George Henry Law, who created a reflecting pond near the springs. Parts of the buildings are still used as a residence by the current bishop, however much of the palace is now used for public functions and as a tourist attraction.
The Dance Studio – Wells Cathedral School
This light and airy space was added to Wells Cathedral School as part of the modern classrooms in the Stables Yard complex.