Windcatchers and wishes – the latest pictures from our building works

Exciting times as the new windcatchers take pride of place – and our intrepid snapper Sarah Toon caught them arriving Friday 17th November was a landmark day for our landmark building. The iconic cowls are already in place on top of our 19th century building, but they are now beautifully complemented by new windcatchers on.. read more →

Artists needed for our opening exhibition

CONNECTION:OPEN 2018 exhibition to celebrate the best East Anglian art Be part of our opening exhibition from June 2018. Artists with an East Anglian connection are invited to submit works for the exciting launch exhibition in our new art space. CONNECTION: OPEN 2018 will bring together the best artists from across the East Anglian region.. read more →

Wells Maltings secures major funding award from The Clore Duffield Foundation

£100,000 investment in Wells-Next-the-Sea’s landmark arts and heritage centre to support new Clore Learning Space. Wells Maltings is delighted to have been awarded £100,000 by The Clore Duffield Foundation towards a new learning and participation space within its redeveloped arts and heritage building in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea. The development project, which transforms a derelict.. read more →

The life of Alderman Sam Peel celebrated in new community play produced by Wells Maltings

Call out for performers to take part in this exciting local venture – informal open auditions to be held Sunday 1st October The life of Sam Peel was a truly inspirational one. He oversaw the reorganisation of post-war education in the county, laid the foundations for the National Health Service in north Norfolk and took.. read more →


Wells Maltings invites local artists to respond to our local heritage Wells Maltings, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, is organising a year long Heritage Art Trail which will be part of its opening programme of work in spring of 2018. More information is on a previous news item here. Selected artists are asked.. read more →


The Wells Maltings Trust is pleased to announce the arrival of Simon Daykin as the first General Manager of Wells Maltings – the new arts, heritage and community hub for North Norfolk in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea, opening in Spring 2018. The Wells Maltings Trust was established in 2010 and the redevelopment of Wells Maltings.. read more →

Explore Wells-next-the-Sea: A Heritage Art Trail from Shore to Sea, and Back Again

The Wells Maltings Trust, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, is organising a year-long Heritage Art Trail which will be part of our opening festivities for the Wells Maltings in the heart of the Wells in spring of 2018. People of the Shore and Sea Trail organised by the Wells Maltings will feature East.. read more →

Ahoy All Pirates

“Ahoy There ! All Ye Smugglers and Landlubbers” The Festival is back on!! 15th – 17th September 2017 2017 Weekend Line-up CONTACT CAPTAIN GREYBEARD FOR MORE DETAILS – 07396101204 Friday 15th September – Sponsored by Holkham Estate The Smugglers Ball Details and venue to be confirmed Band back by popular demand “Chest of Pogs”   Saturday 16th.. read more →

Community Banner Makers Day – Monday 24th July

Teacher and freelance designer, Amanda Moffat, has won the commission to create a large community banner to fill a permanent display position in the newly refurbished Wells Maltings when it reopens in the Spring of 2018. The brief demands the imaginative use of a range of textile styles to create a visually engaging banner depicting.. read more →

Time Was On Thursday 21st September at 7.00pm at The Sackhouse

Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme A new Series of events exploring and celebrating North Norfolk’s Saltmarsh Coast Presentation and panel discussion on the history of shipbuilding and shipping on the Saltmarsh Coast Tickets for events £2.50 book online or call 01328 710885 read more →