The Saltmarsh Series

Many think of the Saltmarsh Coast of North Norfolk as a place apart. But why is this coastline so special and so unique? And what are the challenges and opportunities faced by those who live, work and visit? Find out during the Saltmarsh Series – a set of lectures, talks and debates about this very […]

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Wine tasting evening to support Alzheimers UK

Friday 7 September from 7pm Local Wells resident Helena Deakin is undertaking a cycle challenge in Manchester which involves a team of four cycling continuously for 12 hours – and raising money for the Alzheimers UK charity is the ultimate aim. To support her, we present a fun but highly informative evening of wine tasting, presented […]

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Sublime harmonies from Georgia – here in Wells

Ialoni Ensemble A unique evening from Georgia’s top women’s vocal ensembles Tues 11 September 6.45pm Fourth Space, Wells Maltings A one-off opportunity to hear this unique and mesmerising ensemble of women’s voices from Georgia, in a special performance just for Wells Maltings. Ialoni was formed in 2009 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Their repertoire includes all three […]

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Polar explorer Robert Swan OBE comes to the Maltings

LEADERSHIP ON THE EDGE An evening with Polar explorer Robert Swan OBE Friday 14th September, 7.30pm Tickets £15 Robert Swan OBE is the world’s first person to walk to both the North and South Poles. Now his life goal is to ensure the preservation of Antarctica, the Earth’s last great wilderness. Swan has served as […]

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The popular Saltmarsh Series returns

Many think of the Saltmarsh Coast of North Norfolk as a place apart. But why is this coastline so special and so unique? And what are the challenges and opportunities faced by those who live, work and visit? Following the success of the pilot series of lectures in 2017, we are delighted to launch a […]

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CONNECTION : OPEN – LAST FEW WEEKS

27th June to 30th September CONNECTION: OPEN 2018 is the inaugural exhibition in the Handa Gallery at Wells Maltings celebrating the best in current East Anglian art from an open submission. Following a Private View on Tuesday 26th June, the exhibition will run from Wednesday 27th June to Sunday 30th September 2018; open from 10am […]

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18 May : Bird Painting

Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme 18 May: Bird Painting This Event has been removed from the Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme, Alternative dates may be available later in the year. The final session in the series on The Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast will be at the Holkham Victoria rather than The Sackhouse. It will feature a lunchtime […]

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20 April : Bird Photography

Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme 20 April: Bird Photography Internationally renowned bird photographer Chris Knights will speak about bird photography on the Saltmarsh Coast. Chris Knights was born and bred in Norfolk.  An early interest in cameras lead him to become a film maker, working for Anglia Television’s Survival series. For five years he was About Anglia’s ‘Countryman’ […]

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Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme

Following two on the Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast  will continue on March 16 when Kevin Thatcher will speak about the history and practise of wildfowling on the Saltmarsh Coast (7.00 p.m in the Sackhouse). Tickets available from www.wellsmaltings.org.uk/whatson at £2.50 each. The series on Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast began with an Introduction to […]

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Saltmarsh Coast Heritage Programme

February 16th 2017 at the Sackhouse – Only £2.50 per person. Panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for Bird protection and conservation on the Saltmarsh Coast. The North Norfolk coast has a wide and diverse range of species. The saltmarsh supports many diverse and unique habitats and ecosystems. This broad biodiversity has many pressures […]

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Birds of the Saltmarsh Coast – launch event 19 January

The Saltmarsh Coast Programme will offer talks, lectures, presentations, conversations, debates, exhibitions and site visits in Wells and other coastal communities to help residents and visitors of all ages learn about its physical, cultural, economic and social character, recognise how its past has shaped its present and its present and its present is shaping its […]

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Design Consultation

On Saturday 24th September at the Sackhouse upstairs meeting room is the Interpretation consultation with Ugly Studios.  Ugly have been appointed by the Trust to design the Heritage Centre in the new Maltings tackling questions such as  – what will be on display? how will it be displayed? What is interesting local history and what […]

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Saturday 10th Sept. Pirate Festival Line-Up

Saturday 10th September At the Maltings 12.00pm – 5.00pm The Heritage Open weekend – come in and explore the Maltings, listen to stories from the real people of Wells. Outside the Maltings 10.00am – 5.00pm Stalls, games, raffles, food and drink, festival T-shirts, Face painting, Toss the Jellyfish. Find the suitcase sellers with the Treasure […]

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Sunday 11th Sept. Pirate Festival Line-Up

At the Maltings 12.00pm – 5.00pm The Heritage Open weekend Come in and explore the Maltings, listen to stories from the real people of Wells. Outside the Maltings 10.00am – 5.00pm Stalls, games, raffles, food and drink, festival T-shirts, Facepainting, Toss the Jellyfish. Find the suitcase sellers with the Treasure Trail 4.00pm  Best dressed Pirate competition […]

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9th Sept. The Smugglers Ball

The Smugglers Ball – 7.30pm upstairs in the Maltings Music to be provided by “Chest of Pogs” runners up at the Kings Lynn festival There will also be a basic “Pirate” bar. £6 per ticket, over 18’s only Tickets available from Wednesday 10th August at the Wells Tourist Information Centre You must bring your own tankard […]

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The Award Winning Mighty Wells Pirate Festival Returns for its 6th Year

Bigger and Better and Going Back to the Beginning! Friday 9th September The Smugglers Ball – 7.30pm upstairs in the Maltings Music to be provided by “Chest of Pogs” runners up at the Kings Lynn festival £6 per ticket, over 18’s only Tickets available from Wednesday 10th August at the Wells Tourist Information Centre You must […]

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Something in the Sackhouse

  “Something in the Sackhouse – Individually hand crafted for you” is a series of events being held in the Sackhouse over the development phase of the Maltings.  Each of the advertised weekends will have crafts created by local friendly crafters and a stall or event organised by the Wells Maltings Trust, this could be the […]

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Kit & McConnel Hootenanny Tickets Now Available

The Wells Maltings Hootenanny with Kit & McConnel Thursday 6th October 2016 Raising much needed funds for renovation of the Wells Maltings Trust How To Purchase Tickets Buy Online through TicketSource  (N.B. a booking fee of £2.15 per ticket applies) DOWNLOAD BOOKING FORM (no additional fee)  then choose one of the payment methods below Complete the booking form […]

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The Wells Maltings Hootenanny

Catering by Julie Abbs Catering caterers for the 2015 Norfolk Food & Drink Awards Tickets just £85, and are available to buy, please see these details on HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS

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Garden Party Sunday 5th July

For a traditional old-fashioned British afternoon, join us at our Garden Party on Sunday 5th July from 2pm to 5pm.  Stalls, Raffle, Teas, Sideshow, Games, Books, Plants and more…  The Old Rectory, Church Street, Wells NTS.   £1 entry, 50p children.  Thank you for supporting us!

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The mighty Wells Pirate Festival is BACK! 9th – 11th September 2016

Wells Pirate Festival, the award winning,  annual community fundraiser for the Wells Maltings Trust sails back into town on 9th – 11th September 2016, with swashbuckling events for the whole family. Watch this space for the latest announcements!    

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Drop in sessions 2015

We are planning four drop in sessions from September to December 2015.  We will update this page with the dates shortly.  Please visit again.

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Stories from the Sea Event

As part of Wells heritage day. Meet the ancestors! Journey back in time to meet characters from Wells nautical past including smugglers, Maltsters and a fisherman or two.

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