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 […]

A fantastic Fun Palace for Wheal Martyn

On Saturday 6 October, Wheal Martyn joined 432 Fun Palaces across the world in opening up their doors for community-led fun. 29 Fun Palace Makers helped Wheal Martyn celebrate Cornish community and culture through a mixture of participatory activities, from singing to painting to joining a virtual chat with Stoke-On-Trent and Liverpool to discuss the […]

Unusual creative explorations of Cornwall’s china clay mining area

Cornwall’s extraordinary clay mining landscape is a zone of rapid transformation, which will continue to evolve and change in the future. Human efforts combine with natural processes in sculpting and changing this unique landscape. Environmental artist Antony Lyons is the current artist-in-residence at Wheal Martyn – the UK’s only museum which celebrates china clay mining […]