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July 2019

Woodland Animal Headbands

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get creative and fashion your own woodland animal headband! Discover Wheal Martyn’s Nature Reserve and pick your favourite nature items to decorate your headband with. Then pick up your free headband template from reception and get creative in our ‘Make and Take’ station. Drop in between 10.00am – 5.00pm to take part. Which woodland animal will you be? This activity is free (normal museum entry applies).

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Woodland Animal Headbands

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get creative and fashion your own woodland animal headband! Discover Wheal Martyn’s Nature Reserve and pick your favourite nature items to decorate your headband with. Then pick up your free headband template from reception and get creative in our ‘Make and Take’ station. Drop in between 10.00am – 5.00pm to take part. Which woodland animal will you be? This activity is free (normal museum entry applies).

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Pottery Painting

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

This summer, join us at Wheal Martyn in discovering the beautiful creations artists make out of Cornish china clay. Feeling inspired? Why not paint your own ceramic to take home with you? Choose from bird feeders, tea lights, egg cups and so much more. A perfect Wheal Martyn memento for all of the family. There is a small fee of £1 to £3.50 to pay for the cost of ceramics. No need to book, just drop in between 10.30am and…

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Clay Stories

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our expert volunteers as they share their own stories of the clay industry. Discover what life was like working in the china clay mines and explore how the industry has changed today. Free to attend (normal admission fees apply), 2pm.

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Clay Animation Workshop

July 31 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Come and create a brilliant animated film about how china clay is mined and used in Cornwall. Create plasticine characters and make them come to life with the magic of stop motion animation. Work in small groups and use cameras and laptops to tell a story. The finished film will be available to download from the internet when completed. Spaces are limited, so please book for the workshops in advance by contacting reception on 01726 850362 or info@wheal-martyn.com Workshop 1: 10.30am…

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Land Rover Clay Tours

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Take this fascinating Land Rover tour and see behind the scenes of the modern day industry. From the mining process and mixing of the grades of clay to the drying and transporting, it's well worth the trip! £15 per per person. Booking essential. The trip will leave Wheal Martyn at 1pm. Your ticket price includes museum entry! 31 July, 7, 14, 21 August, 21 October Call 01726 850362 or email info@wheal-martyn.com

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August 2019

Rocket Workshop

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Three, two, one…blast off! Did you know that kaolin (china clay) is used on the heat shields of rockets, due to its heat resistance qualities? Drop-in to one of our workshops on Thursday 1 August and make your very own rocket. Times: 11am to 12pm and 2pm to 3pm Price: £1

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Badger Forest School – Summer Fun

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Badger Forest School in the woods at Wheal Martyn for a variety of exciting outdoor activities on 2nd August, 11.00am – 1.00pm. Children and families can take part in: – Nature trails through the woods – Campfire cooking – Mask making and nature crafts – Shelter building – Mini-beast hunts – Den building and woodland creatures Price: New Visitors: £40 for family of 4; £22 for family of 2; Price for extra child: £7.50/ extra adult: £12.00 Price for…

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get close up to nature and explore Wheal Martyn’s woodlands in a family friendly scavenger hunt. Can you find all the items to retrieve your prize?   Free event - normal museum entry applies.

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get close up to nature and explore Wheal Martyn’s woodlands in a family friendly scavenger hunt. Can you find all the items to retrieve your prize?   Free event – normal museum entry applies.

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Art Picnic

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pop along to Wheal Martyn’s first art picnic. Enjoy choosing from various art supplies and make your own beautiful creations outside. Food will not be included. Fun for all the family. Time: 2pm to 3pm Price: £1.00 per child

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