Wheal Martyn in Cornwall Heritage Awards Finals

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Wheal Martyn has been shortlisted for not one, but two awards for this year’s Cornwall Heritage Awards 2019, organised by the Cornwall Museum Partnership and South West Museums Development Programme. The museum celebrated a great success last year, winning the Heritage Heroes award in recognition of the painstaking work carried out by a team of […]

Wheal Martyn’s recognition as Investors in People is enhanced

Wheal Martyn Trust has recently been recognised with a prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold accreditation as part of a periodic review of the accreditation which has been held by its Corporate Trustee, South West Lakes Trust, since 2001.  Wheal Martyn was first included in the review in 2015 and the recent enhanced award recognises […]

“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 person but you still have a few testimonies or maybe a couple of pictures; just scraps of evidence that you then try to piece together into a bigger picture. I think this is why I enjoy […]