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August 2019

Artyology: Painting and Printing Clay landscapes

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Be prepared to get messy in this week’s workshop as Suzy and Lynn show you how to paint and print using clay heritage objects for inspiration. The white pyramids surrounding Wheal Martyn are one the most iconic symbols of the china clay industry. Although they could be seen as just the spoils of the industry, the pyramids have become part of the identity of the area and a reminder of the importance of the industry. Artyology are offering a series…

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September 2019

Leaf Necklace

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make beautiful leaf necklaces from leaves scavenged in Wheal Martyn’s woodlands. Make sure you take a picture and share with the Wheal Martyn team using the hashtag #WhealMartyn  Standard admission fees still apply

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Teddy Bear Picnic

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Today's the day the teddy bears have their picnic. Wheal Martyn’s teddy bears are getting a bit lonely and would like to invite all of their friends to a picnic. There will be lots of wonderful games to play and the bears will be sure of a treat today. Squash and biscuits will be provided, but please feel welcome to bring your own food or ask for our picnic boxes from the café.  Standard admission fees still apply

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Science Play

September 3 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Pop your googles on and get ready for some hands on science fun! Learn how to create a water wheel and discover how it works, get sticky by making your own slime, as well as learning more about how important science is for the clay industry. Price: £2.00 Activities with fees are in addition to standard admission prices

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Clay Leaf Bowls

September 4 @ 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. Let your imagination run wild and create your very own clay leaf bowl to take home with you. Choose your leaf wisely and look for beautiful natural patterns. Price: 50p Activities with fees are in addition to standard admission prices

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Artyology: Clay Pyramids

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, learn how to make your very own clay pyramid, ready to be installed for the White Gold festival. The white pyramids surrounding Wheal Martyn are one the most iconic symbols of the china clay industry. Although they could be seen as just the spoils of the industry, the pyramids have become part of the identity of the area and a reminder of the importance of the industry. Artyology are offering a series of art workshops focusing on…

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Artyology: Clay Pyramids

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, learn how to make your very own clay pyramid, ready to be installed for the White Gold festival. The white pyramids surrounding Wheal Martyn are one the most iconic symbols of the china clay industry. Although they could be seen as just the spoils of the industry, the pyramids have become part of the identity of the area and a reminder of the importance of the industry. Artyology are offering a series of art workshops focusing on…

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‘Off the beaten clay trail’ – Wheal Martyn’s Sponsored Walk

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Sunday 15 September, get involved in a sponsored walk, starting from Wheal Martyn.  As a charity (Wheal Martyn Trust), we are organising the walk as a fundraising event, in support of our growing educational programme. The walk will start at Wheal Martyn at 11am, meeting in the atrium. Please bring along a picnic! We will be walking along the clay trails towards the iconic Sky Tip, before heading onto the West Carclaze site to the highest point, where there will be…

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Citizen Curators Open Day

September 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

We are looking for volunteers for our 2019/2020 Citizen Curators programme at Wheal Martyn. Come along on Wednesday 18 September, 2.30pm - 4.00pm and find out how you can learn new skills, get hands-on with historic collections and share stories.

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October 2019

Relaxed Session

October 19 @ 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 19th October, 3.30pm - 5pm? 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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Land Rover Clay Tours

October 23 @ 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! 21 October Call 01726 850362 or email info@wheal-martyn.com

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