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“Playing detective” and a minor question of ethics
I’ve always had a love for history, especially when you don’t know all the details of an event or personRead more.
Nature photography at Wheal Martyn
Kevin Bowers is an amateur wildlife photographer who has recently been taking some wonderful photographs on site at Wheal Martyn.Read more.
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 toRead more.
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 storiesRead more.
Dance Resonates at Wheal Martyn
For two days in October, Wheal Martyn moved to a very different rhythm. Dancers of all abilities and ages tookRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 programmeRead more.
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 sceneRead more.
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-packedRead more.
Bugle Silver Band
Bugle Silver Band is believed to have been formed at Gracca in 1868. Gracca was a small hamlet of aboutRead more.