During the month of October, Wells has four festivals that take place.
1. The Wells Festival of Literature's main object is to promote the enjoyment and the excitement of books and reading through running an annual Festival in Wells every October.
It takesplace at the Bishop's Palace.
More info here - http://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/
2. The Wells Food Festival celebrates the best of Somerset’s wonderful local produce from 150 of the area’s best artisan producers.
It takes place within WellsMarket Square (8th October 2017)
More info here - http://wellsfoodfestival.co.uk/
3. New music wells is a retrospective of sacred choral and organ music of the previous forty years during all services, together with world premiere performances by Wells Cathedral Choir and organists of music by internationally renowned composers, local composers, and composition students from Wells Cathedral School.
It takes place at Wells Cathedral.
More info here - http://www.wellscathedral.org.uk/music-the-choir/new-music-wells/
4. Wells Art Contemporary is an open competition for contemporary visual art that is gaining praise and respect in Britain and abroad.
It takes place at the Bishop's Palace.
More info here - http://www.wellsartcontemporary.co.uk/the-wac-awards