Success at the Cornwall Heritage Awards 2019

Wheal Martyn are delighted to announce that they have won the Innovation Award in the 2019 Cornwall Heritage Awards. The awards, which are organised by Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museums Development Programme, were this year hosted by BBC Radio Cornwall, on Thursday 21 March 2019 at Trenderway Farm, near Looe. The museum won […]

Celebrating Hey Clay! in May

The Crafts Council’s Hey Clay! weekend is a national celebration of clay, giving everyone the chance to unleash their inner potter and have some fun. On Saturday 18th May, Wheal Martyn are offering a free clay workshop event for all the community in partnership with St Austell Whitegold Festival. Wheal Martyn and Whitegold Festival 2019 […]

Spring planting success at Wheal Martyn

What do Gordon Ramsay, Cinderella, The Gruffalo and The Gingerbread Man have in common?  They all put in an appearance at Wheal Martyn on Saturday 30th March at the free Spring Planting workshop! Preparing for the Cornwall Garden Society 2019 Spring Flower Show, Wheal Martyn hosted a Spring Planting workshop led by Perennial Harvest.  Families […]

Wheal Martyn’s Citizen Curators Present: Engineering the Earth

Wheal Martyn’s Citizen Curators are delighted to present their free exhibition ‘Engineering the Earth’. Their showcase, which opened on the 6 April, investigates the roles of science and engineering in the china clay industry. The exhibition has been put together by Wheal Martyn’s volunteer Citizen Curators: Carol Weir, Simon Dunham and Imogen Law, who have […]