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 stories from the collections and archives held at Wheal Martyn.  As a Trainee Curator, I will also be gaining valuable on-the-job experience and attending training sessions at partner museums across Cornwall. I have just started my […]

Dance Resonates at Wheal Martyn

For two days in October, Wheal Martyn moved to a very different rhythm.  Dancers of all abilities and ages took part in dance workshops exploring Wheal Martyn clay works.  The activities took place in the beautiful grounds, using creative dance to respond to the landscape, heritage, artefacts and buildings from the clay industry, past and […]

WW1 Film Evening – Cornish Tommies and The Dawn Patrol

On Thursday 8 November, Wheal Martyn is hosting a film evening with Carn to Cove, marking the centenary of the Armistice, and dedicated to those who fell in World War One. There will be a showing of ‘Cornish Tommies’ – a C Fylm short documentary drama, directed by young Cornish graduates. It tells the story of an […]