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December 2019

Community Christmas Trees

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 23 @ 4:00 pm
bauble on christmas tree

Come and visit throughout December (1 - 23 Dec) and enjoy our community Christmas Trees displayed all around the museum. Each group, charity or business taking part will decorate a tree in a particular style to represent what they do. Come along to see their unique decorations and vote for your favourite tree!

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Celebration of Light and Clay Event

December 5 @ 5:30 am - 9:00 pm

China clay mining has transformed St Austell’s landscape dramatically over time. Take pride in your Cornish china clay heritage and explore this transformative effect as the Wheal Martyn clay pit, woodlands and trails undergo a very special transformation of their own. Follow a beautiful light trail, exploring the changing landscape by torchlight. Encounter natural and industrial features adorned by light in fascinating ways, and look out for four iconic exhibits along the way. See how the latest LED technology, vivid colours…

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Celebration of Light and Clay Event

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

China clay mining has transformed St Austell’s landscape dramatically over time. Take pride in your Cornish china clay heritage and explore this transformative effect as the Wheal Martyn clay pit, woodlands and trails undergo a very special transformation of their own. Follow a beautiful light trail, exploring the changing landscape by torchlight. Encounter natural and industrial features adorned by light in fascinating ways, and look out for four iconic exhibits along the way. See how the latest LED technology, vivid colours…

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Celebration of Light and Clay Event

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

China clay mining has transformed St Austell’s landscape dramatically over time. Take pride in your Cornish china clay heritage and explore this transformative effect as the Wheal Martyn clay pit, woodlands and trails undergo a very special transformation of their own. Follow a beautiful light trail, exploring the changing landscape by torchlight. Encounter natural and industrial features adorned by light in fascinating ways, and look out for four iconic exhibits along the way. See how the latest LED technology, vivid colours…

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January 2020

Relaxed Session

18th January 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

If you prefer to enjoy the museum at a quieter pace, why not come along to our Relaxed Session on Saturday 18th January, 3.30pm – 5.00pm? These sessions are especially suited to people with autism, anxiety and associated conditions. Have fun with object handling, ASD-friendly activities and trails. To download the museum’s visual stories, please visit our access information page. For more information, please contact us on 01726 850362.

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February 2020

Pottery Painting

17th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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 15.30pm. All…

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Pottery Painting

18th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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 15.30pm. All…

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Paint a bug house

19th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Here at Wheal Martyn, we love to explore nature and protect the local environment. Why not help us by decorating your own bug house for your garden. What type of colours and designs do you think the bugs in your garden will like? Buzz buzz. Drop in event - small cost of £3.

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Paint A Bug House

20th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Here at Wheal Martyn, we love to explore nature and protect the local environment. Why not help us by decorating your own bug house for your garden. What type of colours and designs do you think the bugs in your garden will like? Buzz buzz. Drop in event – small cost of £3.

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