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Its buildings comprise a range of large rehearsal spaces, Great Hall, 15 artists studios, pottery, café and cellar bar.
The Maltings' stated ambition is to encourage the most people to make the best art that they can.
The Maltings hosts a regular programme of performance that includes folk, roots and acoustic music, blues and jazz music, cinema, stand up comedy and children's theatre. In addition it hosts a number of festivals, including festival of crafts, unravel, sugarcraft, quilting and gardening and an annual Christmas Fair. The Maltings also works with a number of regional theatre companies managing it as an international showcase and producing new work for new audiences.