The Bishop of Durham will make his last public appearance in the Diocese today before taking up his post as Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Right Reverend Justin Welby will attend a service of farewell, thanks and celebration at Durham Cathedral.
He takes up his new role on February 4th.
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