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    Nov, 18

  • Winter Mask Making

    February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Get up close to nature this February Half Term and make your very own winter inspired mask. Discover Wheal Martyn’s Nature Reserve on a scavenger hunt and pick your favourite nature items to decorate your mask with. Then pick up your free mask template from reception and get creative in our ‘Make and Take’ station. […]

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    Nov, 18

  • Winter Mask Making

    February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Get up close to nature this February Half Term and make your very own winter inspired mask. Discover Wheal Martyn’s Nature Reserve on a scavenger hunt and pick your favourite nature items to decorate your mask with. Then pick up your free mask template from reception and get creative in our ‘Make and Take’ station. […]

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  • 18

    Jan, 19

  • History and where we live: challenging stereotypes

    February 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

    There is more to Cornish history than pasties, piskies and Poldark! Join us at Wheal Martyn on Wednesday 27th February, 10.00am – 3.30pm, to find out what lies behind the ‘romantic’ image of Cornwall and learn about the history they didn’t teach you at school! This event is ideal for people thinking about getting into […]

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  • 12

    Feb, 19

  • St Piran’s Day Celebrations

    March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Join us on Saturday 9 March, 10am – 4pm, to celebrate all things Cornish! Entry is £2.00 per person, or £7.50 including a Crib Stack Tea. Take part in our making, baking, brewing and photography competitions to win a cream tea for two, or just join in with some singing! Also enjoy a children’s arts and […]

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  • 04

    Feb, 19

  • Museum Club – STEM the flow

    March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    NEW Museum Club for 2019! Read more here.  Saturday 16th March – 2.00pm – 4.00pm STEM the Flow Join our hands on science activities exploring ‘journeys’ around the museum and grounds.  Hear from STEM Ambassadors about intriguing science on our door step. For young people from 5 to 16 and their families. Cost: £3 per child, […]

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  • 19

    Feb, 19

  • Relaxed Opening

    March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    If you prefer to enjoy the museum at a quieter pace, why not come along to our first Relaxed Opening on Saturday 16 March, 16.00 – 17.30.  These sessions are especially suited to people with autism, anxiety and associated conditions. Have fun with object handling, activities and trails. Sensory backpacks and ear defenders will be […]

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    Feb, 19

  • Museum Club – Spring Planting

    March 30 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    NEW Museum Club for 2019! Read more here.  Saturday 30th March – 10.30am – 1.30pm Spring Planting Drop in to the community planting workshop with Perennial Harvest, creating spring planters, making a story in a box from plants or decorating your own vegetables!  Your finished creations can be entered in the Cornwall Garden Society Show on […]

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  • 19

    Feb, 19

  • Artyology Ceramics Workshop

    April 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Join our local artists Suzy Johnson and Lyn Simms in our Artyology Ceramic Workshop on Monday 8 April and make your own clay pot or tile inspired by your visit to Wheal Martyn. You’ll be invited to explore the museum’s collection with object handling and storytelling to develop your ideas for your own artwork. Make […]

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  • 19

    Feb, 19

  • Artyology Ceramics Workshop

    April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Join our local artists Suzy Johnson and Lyn Simms in our Artyology Ceramic Workshop on Monday 8 April and make your own clay pot or tile inspired by your visit to Wheal Martyn. You’ll be invited to explore the museum’s collection with object handling and storytelling to develop your ideas for your own artwork. Make […]

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  • 19

    Feb, 19

  • Easter Pottery Painting

    April 9 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This Easter at Wheal Martyn, we are celebrating all things ceramic! Did you know that Cornish china clay is still transported to Stoke-on-Trent to be made into cups, plates and other ceramic products which we all use in our daily lives. A crucial role in this process is the gilder, who expertly hand paints the […]

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