Celebrating Hey Clay! in May

The Crafts Council’s Hey Clay! weekend is a national celebration of clay, giving everyone the chance to unleash their inner potter and have some fun. On Saturday 18th May, we are offering a free clay workshop event for all the community in partnership with St Austell Whitegold Festival. Wheal Martyn and Whitegold Festival 2019 are […]

Spring planting success at Wheal Martyn

What do Gordon Ramsay, Cinderella, The Gruffalo and The Gingerbread Man have in common?  They all put in an appearance at Wheal Martyn on Saturday 30th March at the free Spring Planting workshop! Preparing for the Cornwall Garden Society 2019 Spring Flower Show, Wheal Martyn hosted a Spring Planting workshop led by Perennial Harvest.  Families […]

Wheal Martyn’s Citizen Curators Present: Engineering the Earth

Wheal Martyn’s Citizen Curators are delighted to present their free exhibition ‘Engineering the Earth’. Their showcase, which opened on the 6 April, investigates the roles of science and engineering in the china clay industry. The exhibition has been put together by Wheal Martyn’s volunteer Citizen Curators: Carol Weir, Simon Dunham and Imogen Law, who have […]

New tours available for Deaf visitors at Wheal Martyn Clay Works

We have launched our first ever British Sign Language (BSL) tour to help Deaf visitors who use BSL to gain a deeper understanding of the clay mine’s unique history. With over 50,000 people in the UK using BSL as their first language, English may be difficult for some to fully understand, so providing written information […]