Sheringham Shantymen come to the new Maltings

The pride of Sheringham flex their vocal chords and prepare to delight audiences as part of our preview season on Saturday 30th June. The history of the Sheringham Shantymen goes back to 1988, when a group of local lifeboat men and friends formed a shanty singing group to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the lifeboat.. read more →

SALT by fEAST Theatre – a review

The Maltings was proud to present the wonderful fEAST Theatre’s production SALT on Thursday 3 May at Alderman Peel High School. If you missed it, you missed a treat. A great audience enjoyed a touching and evocative show – a taste of things to come at the new Maltings. But don’t take our word for.. read more →

The final furlong – the new Maltings building nears completion

Fourteen months ago, building work to create north Norfolk’s premier centre  for arts, heritage and the community started.  Over that time, we’ve seen the new Maltings grow – slowly at first, but by the end of the summer internal spaces in the 19th century building had taken form, and the new extension had a steel.. read more →

Announcing rescheduled performances of A MAN WHO DID DIFFERENT

A MAN WHO DID DIFFERENT – NEW PERFORMANCE DATES ANNOUNCED Following the postponement of our performances on 2 and 3 March of our community production celebrating the life of local reformer and campaigner Sam Peel, A MAN WHO DID DIFFERENT, performances on 2 and 3 March due to adverse weather, we have now rescheduled. Performances.. read more →

Whist with a Twist – a jolly afternoon of cards, bubbles and tea

Whist with a Twist A jolly afternoon of bubbles, tea and cards to raise money for Wells Maltings All (not very serious or experienced) card players welcome to join us for fun and gentle competition, raising money for future projects and activities Thursday 8 March 2018, 2pm at The Quaker Meeting Hall, Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea Play.. read more →

Sam Peel and Us – reflections on a great man

Rehearsals of our community production of A MAN WHO DID DIFFERENT, celebrating the life of Sam Peel, are coming to an end, with public performances on 2 and 3 March. We’ve shared reflections from two of the young people who have stepped up to be part of this important project – it’s now the turn.. read more →

More talented people needed for the new Maltings

Join our new team and make the Maltings fly! We are now recruiting for new staff  to be on the frontline of our new operation: BAR AND CATERING STAFF To work on a shift basis to offer excellent customer service and delight visitors and audiences with our new bar and cafe facility, opening mid July… read more →

Being my great, great grandfather’s daughter – Millie Burbridge on Sam Peel and our community play

Last week we featured a wonderful blog from A MAN WHO DID DIFFERENT cast member Marleigh. This week, it’s the turn of Millie Burbridge, aged 11, who has the unique honour of playing her own great, great grandfather’s daughter. Here’s what she says: I never thought I would get to be my great, great Grandfather’s.. read more →

Get Crafty with Maltings Makers

Brand new for Spring 2018 MALTINGS MAKERS Get crafty with Wells Maltings and The Fairyland Trust Saturday morning craft workshops for children aged 4-9 We are pleased to have joined forces with The Fairyland Trust to offer craft workshops over the Spring for young people aged 4-9. We’ve had great successes with our lovebirds for.. read more →

Puddles, panels and patina – a new year for the Wells Maltings building

Last Monday, 15 January, is affectionately known as Black Monday. The day when the dark mornings, gloomy afternoons, damp and cold conspire with the last crumbs of the Christmas cake, not to mention the credit card bill from festive shopping. We don’t think like that at Wells Maltings. Every day is a golden opportunity, to.. read more →