Diary of a Trainee Curator Vlogs
Episode 1: Exploring the archives at Wheal Martyn After a busy three weeks of induction and training, Si begins to
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Si Durrant – My role as Curatorial Intern
My role at Wheal Martyn primarily involves assisting Jo (the Curator) and Nikita (Exhibition and Engagement Officer) with unlocking stories
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Dance Resonates at Wheal Martyn
For two days in October, Wheal Martyn moved to a very different rhythm.  Dancers of all abilities and ages took
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Unusual creative explorations of Cornwall’s china clay mining area
Cornwall’s extraordinary clay mining landscape is a zone of rapid transformation, which will continue to evolve and change in the
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A successful summer for Wheal Martyn
July and August were two hugely busy and successful months for Wheal Martyn. The new and improved summer activities programme
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Our Great ‘Kettle Kids’ Day Out
In the midst of this wonderful heatwave we took a turn away from the beach for a change of scene
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Children playing arts and crafts at wheal martyn
Wheal Martyn Kettle Kids and Summer Activities
Discover the story of the Wheal Martyn Kettle Kid this summer with a new children’s trail, dressing up and fun-packed
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Bugle Silver Band
Bugle Silver Band is believed to have been formed at Gracca in 1868. Gracca was a small hamlet of about
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Clay Mining and the Famous Cornish Pasty
Here at Wheal Martyn one of the most favoured places for people to visit on site is our crib hut,
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Winter Fun at Wheal Martyn
At a loose end in Cornwall this winter? Don’t be – there are indoor and outdoor adventures to be had
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If something you have read strikes a chord, sounds familiar or has prompted you to want to find out more about tackling a challenge in your own collection please do get in touch – I can be contacted on jmoore@wheal-martyn.com or call 01726 850362 or simply reply to my blog.

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