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Pilgrims of all sorts are drawn to Wells Cathedral

Duration: 02:45

In 1954, the English poet Philip Larkin wrote “Church Going”, a poem describing the peculiar pull that a sacred building can have – its habit of stopping, stilling and prompting reflection.
Richad Alwyn, travels to Wells Cathedral in Somerset where he meets a number of Larkin's “church goers”, drawn to the Cathedral during the first six months of 2013.

Available since: Tue 12 Nov 2013

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Cathedrals Wells

2/3 A look at what draws people to Wells, one of the wonders of English sacred architecture.

First broadcast: 19 Nov 2013

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