Memories of Jack Clemo at Wheal Martyn

The 25 July 2014 marks twenty years since the passing of the renowned local poet and writer, Jack Clemo. As a fitting tribute, Wheal Martyn are marking the occasion in the museum to celebrate the work and achievements of the literary prize winning Bard and Poet of the Clay. Born in 1916 in the Parish […]

The Adventures of Mr Toad comes to Wheal Martyn!

On 22 June the outdoor production ‘The Adventures of Mr Toad’ will be coming to Wheal Martyn! This fantastic performance is a musical in two acts based on ‘The Wind in the Willows’ by Kenneth Grahame, presented by Transitions Theatre Company and Directed by Rob Pudner. Join Mr Toad as he embarks on a number […]

Wheal Martyn Shows the Way

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A delegation of trustees from the Pershore Riverside Trust came to the far South West to look at how St Austell’s successful heritage tourist attraction manages its facilities. Responsible for youth services and outdoor activities in the popular Worcestershire town, the visitors, who included Pershore’s Mayor and a local County Councillor, were keen to understand […]