Wells Maltings - The Road to Recovery

by Wells Maltings in Wells Next The Sea, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 4th September 2020 we successfully raised £30,135 ( + est. £7427.50 Gift Aid ) with 116 supporters in 42 days

After the COVID-19 emergency, the world of the arts is uncertain. On our second anniversary of opening, help us on our road to recovery

by Wells Maltings in Wells Next The Sea, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

As we grow, our ambitions grow too. More targetted programmes with local groups to tackle local issues, more inclusion, more activity taken out into the community, and more partnerships with artists and collaborators. The arts sector has been hit hard, and we would want to invest in support of artists, theatre makers and other collaborators to keep them sustained too.

In July 2018, the new Wells Maltings opened its doors. A landmark centre for arts, culture, local heritage and community involvement, over 75,000 people came through our doors in our first eighteen months. 

We bring people together to enjoy, create, laugh, cry, discover, eat, drink and above all just BE in this great creative and joyful environment.1595344183_013_wells_maltings_opens_2018.jpg

And then, COVID-19 struck. Our doors closed, our income stopped, our endeavours halted.

Lockdown is easing, but our programmes are going to take months - if not years - to recover. We want to continue making a positive difference to people's lives, particular at a time when the arts are needed more than ever.

1595344258_20181015_144051.jpgYour contributions will help us on the road to recovery. To help us recover some of the tens of thousands of pounds we have lost since lockdown. To help us support culture in all its forms in north Norfolk. To help us support our community by providing important affordable space for their classes, meetings and get-togethers. To provide a vital and vibrant centre for people to continue to dream, explore and dive right in.

You will be investing in offering arts and heritage based activity in a socially distant world. You will be keeping our doors open and providing a much needed safety net, to make an uncertain future a little more secure for us, the hundreds of creative artists we support, and the tens of thousands of audience members, visitors and participants we serve.

We have come so far, and so many have joined us on our journey. Help us make our road to recovery a thrilling ride.



This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£100 or more

£100 Donation

Pledge £100 and we'll like to welcome you to the Maltings family. We'll give you a complimentary Friend membership, giving you reductions on ticket prices, advance booking, special offers, exclusive invitations to gallery private views, and more.

£10 or more

£10 Donation

Every little helps - your spare tenner is a vital step along our road to recovery

£25 or more

£25 Donation

Now you're talking - your pledge allows us to support a local group use our space, or goes towards a young person having access to theatre activity. To say thank you, please enjoy a cup of something hot and reviving in our cafe on us.

£50 or more

£50 Donation

We are starting to motor - your gift supports a term's worth of theatre activity for a young person, or more space for local community groups. Why don't you and a friend have coffee on us in our cafe, as a thank you?

£250 or more

£250 Donation

The road ahead is looking great! To say thank you for your generosity, we'd like to offer you two complimentary Friend memberships for twelve months (or one for two years), with all the discounts and benefits that being a Friend of the Maltings entails. Welcome to the family!

£500 or more

£500 Donation

A star donation - really allowing us to shift up the gears and enjoy the journey. We'll give you two Friends memberships, for you and someone else to enjoy, and a complimentary lunch with refreshments for four in our cafe, to say thank you.

£750 or more

£750 Donation

Please join us as a Patron - our exclusive group of supporters, for whom we reserve the highest level of benefits. You'll be at the heart of the Maltings family, and we'll look after you. And thank you once again.

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