New cinema programme launched

The new series of films at Wells Maltings is underway! After last week’s highly popular showing of MAMMA MIA – HERE WE GO AGAIN, this week celebrates lost childhood, the power of friendship and a retelling of a classic from the National Theatre. CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (PG) Mon 3 – Sun 9 September Daytime and evening […]

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Wells Heritage Centre now open

WELLS HERITAGE CENTRE NOW OPEN A brand new centre celebrating the rich and varied history of Wells-next-the-Sea launched last week – and chose Norfolk Day, Friday 27th July, to throw opens its doors to an eager public. Over its first three days, well over 600 people visited the centre’s four galleries devoted to the town’s history, […]

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Last chance to see the Wells Heritage Art Trail

The first-ever outdoor art trail in Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk, will take place this summer, with a series of fascinating sculptures celebrating the town’s rich and varied history. All the work in the Wells Heritage Art Trail has been created by Norfolk artists specifically for the event which runs until the end of September. Commissioned by […]

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The Landmark Cowls Return

The Cowls on the Maltings, once such a recognisable landmark for the town of Wells-Next-the-Sea, are Back! The cowls were originally used to help regulate the flow of air from the drying furnaces. The hot dry air from the furnace would dry the germinated cereal grains brought to the Maltings. This would produce malted grains that would […]

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Express Yourself through Textiles!

Mark your calendars for the quilting bee that will be held at the Sackhouse Sunday May 28th and Monday May 29th from 10 to 4 over two days of the Bank Holiday Weekend. Come and stitch in time as the Wells Beach Hut Quilt will be on a frame.  Imagine 8 women at a time […]

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22 June : The Boats of the Saltmarsh Coast

22 June, 20 July, 24 August (and continued through the end of 2017)  ‘The Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast’ will be followed by a series of talks, panels, discussions, workshops and site visits on ‘The Boats of the Saltmarsh Coast’. The series will begin on 22 June and will run through the end of 2017. The objectives of the […]

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Community Banner Project

The Wells Maltings Trust is flexing our creative muscles with a call to make an artist designed Community Banner of “People of the Shore and Sea! To do this, we are looking for makers, embroidery sewers, quilters, fabric artists. Step One!   Make a quilt to raffle as a fundraiser for the Wells Community Banner […]

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Community Play about the life of Sam Peel

As part of the activities for the Heritage Lottery whilst the Maltings is under development we have a range of activities and exciting projects which may interest you.  One of these projects is a play about the life of Sam Peel, a man that many locals would argue shaped Wells and tackled many social problems. […]

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Volunteers Needed to Be Part of a Vibrant Cultural Hub

A Small Port on the eastern Shore of Britain with a Global Reach The Wells Maltings is breaking ground on a two-story extension providing spaces for retail, reception, café, visitor facilities, community room and an exhibition and gallery space. We are responding to an Heritage Lottery Fund  and community initiative that will coincide with the […]

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Office Space with Free Wireless

Office 6 on the third floor is now available for rent, along with the meeting room and community space, perfect for Conferences, training, Art exhibitions and small events.  Get in touch to find out more on 01328 711378 Sackhouse charges Are you interested in renting one of the business units? Contracts are affordable and flexible, with […]

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Works on site about to begin

Here at Wells Maltings Project we want to stay in touch and let you know of the latest progress which may have an impact on you. Here’s whats happening over the next few weeks: Tuesday 7th February: The power supply to the existing Tourist Information Centre will be disconnected by UK Power Networks. This work […]

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Hew Purchas Revisited – Art Exhibition

April 8th – 12th 11am – 7pm Daily In September 2016 the Wells Malting’s Trust was incredibly proud to host an exhibition to celebrate the art work of local artist Hew Purchas.  This well visited and highly popular exhibition will be repeated in April 2017 with more of Hew’s work being displayed including several large, […]

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FILM FESTIVAL DAY

FILM FESTIVAL DAY SATURDAY 4th MARCH 2017 SCREEN NEXT THE SEA PRESENTS YOUR FIVE A DAY- AN ALL DAY CELEBRATION OF MOVIE DUOS at Alderman Peel High School,  Market Lane, Wells NR23 1RB 10.00 – 12 THE ODD COUPLE (PG)1968 US Walter Matthau is Mr Messy and Jack Lemon Mr Neat, trying to share a flat […]

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Main construction work begins February

The next phase of the construction project is about to begin at Wells Maltings. After the many months of planning, fundraising and detailed design we are in the final stages of mobilising ready for the main build. A contract was recently awarded to RobSon Construction who will carry out the renovation of the Maltings and […]

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Archaeology begins on site

Exciting work happening at the Maltings – the archaeologists have begun digging onsite. Two trench pits are being excavated and surveyed – the dig will investigate and explore the ground beneath the surface within the footprint of the new extension, which is a condition of the planning permission for the project. This work needs to […]

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Drop In For Engagement

The “Drop In” focus sessions have been a great success for engagement at the Wells Maltings. The Maltings has been open to the public to enable people to find out more about the development. The Maltings team have been doing a great job answering questions from clubs and groups that will use the finished building, as […]

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HLF Round 2 Success – £1.9M!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Wells Maltings Trust has been awarded a round 2 pass of £1.9M towards the project! Thanks to everyone who has supported and believed in us.

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Partnerships are GO! It’s all about the kids

We’ve been having exciting times visiting partner organisations with the aim of bringing a wealth of offerings to the Wells Maltings once it is redeveloped.  One of our main aims is to have a fantastic offering for young people in our community.   We’ve been speaking to organisations who act as a link for education […]

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Apprenticeship opportunity at the Maltings

ARE YOU aged 16 – 19? Are you looking for a job? If yes we have the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for an Apprentice in Customer service to join our team. You will study towards an NVQ level 2 in Arts and Culture Venue Operations whilst working in an award winning team. […]

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