‘Off the beaten clay trail’ – Wheal Martyn’s Sponsored Walk

On Sunday 15 September, get involved in a sponsored walk, starting from Wheal Martyn. As a charity (Wheal Martyn Trust), we are organising the walk as a fundraising event, in support of our growing educational programme. The museum relies on funding from a range of sources to help support our work – keeping alive the […]

CREST Star Award Success

Last week we were delighted to present thirty-one CREST Star Awards to children from the St Austell Home Education Group.  What a fantastic achievement! The St Austell Home Education Group come to Wheal Martyn every month for a Learning day, tackling various challenges and activities with the support of the Education Officer.  Since January the […]

Artist takes up residence at the “Wheal of Time”

Carol Weir is our current artist in residence at Wheal Martyn. Read her blog about her work below… How has the use of the site changed? What differences are there in the people who use the site and how they view it/interact with it? What will the future bring? These are the questions that came […]

Kettle Kids Do Rock Scissors Paper and Summer Activities

Dig deep at Wheal Martyn this summer and discover how geologists, engineers and artists turn china clay into products we use every day, with three new children’s activity trails, dressing up, and fun-packed activities. Find out about these important and varied roles in the china clay industry by following the three new Rock, Scissors and […]