An exhibition of local memories at Wheal Martyn


Film Screening and Story Sharing Session: Friday 9 September, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Exhibition: 10 September – 13 October

Landscapes are embedded with stories and unearthing these stories has been the job of the Storylines Team, who have been gathering memories from the area to showcase in an exhibition at Wheal Martyn Museum from 12 September – 13 October. The exhibition will launch with a film screening and story sharing session, starting at 6:30pm on Friday 9 September.

Using the natural high point of Carn Grey Rock near Trethurgy, local people have been coming together to overlook the unique surrounding landscape and record their memories.

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The exhibition will give people a chance to explore these personal and intimate stories by entering a large panoramic installation. A film and creative responses from children from local primary schools, who have taken their own trip up Carn Grey Rock, will also be on display.

This exhibition is a culmination of a 2 year journey for the ‘Landmark Travels, Our Past in a Suitcase’ project, which has been unearthing the stories, traditions and histories connected with landmarks throughout Cornwall. The project is being delivered in partnership with the social enterprise Storylines, the Institute of Cornish Studies and the Cornwall Heritage Trust and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cornwall Heritage Trust.

For more on the project visit

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