Our Thanksgiving Service is going to be a memorable occasion, with the opportunity to hear testimonies from our Founding Farmers and African country directors who will share about our current work, the need and our plans for the future.

We are delighted that The Right Revd Peter Hancock, Bishop of Bath & Wells will be giving the main address and leading a re-commissioning of Send a Cow as we thank God for all that the charity has achieved so far; from sending 32 cows on a plane to Uganda in 1988, to changing the lives of 2 million people across 7 African countries in 2018.

If you would like to come to our Thanksgiving service please contact [email protected]

Here’s everything you need to know…

Date: Thursday 28th June

Location: Wells Cathedral

Event timings:

6.10pm: Please arrive early to enjoy entertainment from our African Drumming Band on the Cathedral Green

6.50pm: We will ask you to take your seats inside the Cathedral by 6.50pm

7pm: Service begins

8.30pm: We hope you will join us after the service for a special drinks reception, with the opportunity to chat with the Send a Cow team and African Country Directors

There is so much to see and do at Wells Cathedral, why not make a day of it! 

The Cathedral offers regular, guided tours which last approximately one hour and are free of charge. No booking is required. Click here for more details

The Cathedral Café is open daily for coffee, delicious lunches and afternoon teas including a selection of home-baked cakes and pastries.

The Cathedral Choral Evensong will commence at 5.15pm in the main hall before our Thanksgiving Service.

How to get there:

By car (map below)

From M5 North – take M4, M32, A37, A39

From M5 South – leave at Junction 23 and take A39

From South East – take A303, A36, A361, A371

By train

The nearest train station to Wells is Castle Cary, located approximately 13 miles away. Taxis are available.


There are several car parks within a 5-10 minute walk of the Cathedral. The Waitrose on Whiting Way provides long stay car parking facilities on the upper floor of their car park. Visit www.mendip.gov.uk/carpark for more information on parking including Blue Badges.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]