Wells Cathedral, as a place which prizes reflection and debate, has organised five talks from a range of high-quality and knowledgeable speakers on the issues of individual and institutional racism. These talks will be released on the Cathedral website and on their YouTube channel each Wednesday at 2pm, starting on the 22nd of July, and will continue to be accessible thereafter.
John Davies, Dean of Wells says, “We wanted to give the clearest possible signal of our rejection of racism and our support for the Black Lives Matter campaign.”
The series of talks has been put together by the Chancellor of Wells Cathedral, The Reverend Canon Doctor Rob James.
12th August: The Right Reverend Doctor Alastair Redfern, Hon. Assistant Bishop in both Salisbury and Bath and Wells dioceses and former Bishop of Derby.
The Gospel, Slavery and Black Lives Matter.
19th August: The Right Reverend Rose Hudson Wilkin, the Bishop of Dover.
Protesting during the Pandemic.