Double Celebrations at Wheal Martyn

On Friday 18 October there were double celebrations at Wheal Martyn, firstly to launch the arrival of the Conservation Management Plan and secondly to mark a milestone in a major project to refurbish one of the collections stores at the Museum. Guests, including funders and many volunteers from Wheal Martyn, were welcomed by Wheal Martyn […]

Fashion fundraiser for China Clay Museum

Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum and Country Park hosted a fundraising evening with a difference. ‘The Wheal Martyn Collection’ featured a fashion show with eight volunteer models on the catwalk, showing off to best effect a range of donated pre-loved and new woman’s clothes and accessories. Compere Naomi Kennedy from Radio Cornwall brought the show […]

Store & Conservation Management Plan completion

We are very pleased to have completed these funded projects. With a much more organized store room now up and running making it much easier for us to catalogue and account for our collections and be able to use them in future displays. We are waiting on a windowed door so people can keep an […]

Wheal Martyn Volunteer Highly Commended at Cornwall Volunteer Awards

Last month Malcolm Gould, a Volunteer at Wheal Martyn, was ‘Highly Commended’ in the Cultural category of the Cornwall Volunteer Awards 2013. The awards ceremony, now in its fifth year, took place at The Atlantic Hotel in Newquay. Col Edward Bolitho, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, together with John Wood, Chairman at Cornwall Council, presented Malcolm […]