When life seems hard – Sweet Mongrels say you are not alone!

Sweet Mongrels bring a taste of real life to the Maltings SWIMMING UPSTREAM Friday 17 August 7.30pm A new company and a new quartet of short plays, all dealing with the splendid unpredictability of life and its habit of making it seem like you are constantly – well – swimming upstream… An unpredictable house guest… read more →

TIDELINES creative writing course at Wells Maltings

Tidelines Brand new short story creative writing course at Wells Maltings beginning September 2018. This brand new ten week course gives participants an unrivalled opportunity to connect and engage – celebrating and embracing the history, people and the coastal environment of this area while developing creative writing and storytelling skills. There will contributions from heritage.. read more →

Blues and Boogie with Shoo The Moon

Top blues and boogie band Shoo The Moon comes to the Maltings Saturday 18 August 7.30pm We are so pleased to welcome THE band for any event that where having a good time is ‘a must’ to our preview season. Pleasing the crowds since 2016, their high energy music makes it almost impossible for people to.. read more →

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,.. read more →

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.. read more →


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.. read more →


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 will open to the public on Saturday 23rd.. read more →

GET CRAFTY with Wells Maltings and The Fairyland Trust

Fab, fun morning sessions for children aged 4 to 9 to get together, get inspired and get making! Following the success of our pilot season, we’re back with more creative workshops with The Fairyland Trust. Thanks to Heritage Lottery funding, places are still just £2.50 per child, including refreshments and all materials. All children to.. read more →

Your New Maltings Needs You!

Your community arts and heritage centre needs you! Wells Maltings is for everyone, and to make it fly as a community hub that brings everyone together to enjoy great arts and heritage activities and programmes, we need volunteers to work with us. As the building work completes and we move towards our planned opening in.. read more →

Restoration work reveals amazing heritage

Restoration work under the Maltings is now underway, the initial strip out work has revealed the stunning heritage roof structure and beams on the first floor of the building. Exciting times! read more →