Summer Fun at Wheal Martyn

Type:Historical

Wheal Martyn, Bodmin Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8XG
Summer Fun at Wheal Martyn

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A great selection of events on this summer...

‘People of the Industry’ Breakfast  6th August, 9.30am

Treat yourself to a delicious full Cornish breakfast at Wheal Martyn alongside people from the china clay industry, before enjoying a fascinating guided tour of the historic china clay works.

Further details: Booking essential. Price includes a 12 month annual pass. £12 for annual pass holders.

Price: £20 per person

Contact: info@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Wheal Martyn Cafe

 

Fundraising Clothes Swap Evening   5th August from 6.30pm

Enjoy a spot of guilt-free shopping at Wheal Martyn! Update your wardrobe with minimal cost to both your wallet and the environment by exchanging your pre-loved items for something new!

Price: £3 entry and a small charge per item

Contact: info@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Atrium, Wheal Martyn

 

Summer fun at Wheal Martyn  Dates: 1 – 4 August, 8 – 11 August, 15 – 18August, 22 – 25 August, 29 Aug – 1 September, 11am to 3pm

Join us at Wheal Martyn this summer for creative drop-in activities suitable for all the family.

Shell-ebrate your visit by decorating your own picture frame with shells and beach glass, or paint a ceramic coin-bank to start your ice cream fund for next year! Paint a bug house or make your own creation out of clay. Have you seen the tiny frogs at Wheal Martyn? Capture that memory by painting a ceramic frog flowerpot!

Price: £2 to £4

Contact: engagementofficer@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Wheal Martyn Learning Space

 

Clay Play at Wheal Martyn  Dates: 5 – 7 August, 12 – 14 August, 19 – 21 August, 26 – 28 August, 10am-4pm

What can you make out of a portion of clay? Explore the outdoors at Wheal Martyn to forage for fallen leaves, stones and sticks and see if you can make a Cornish piskie, a clay face, a little plate or something else entirely! Creative self-led activity.

Further details: Pick up your portion of clay from reception.

Price: £2

Contact: engagementofficer@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Wheal Martyn

 

Art on the Menu Exhibition  Date: 4th July – 1st September  10am-4pm

Discover Wheal Martyn’s fascinating new exhibition which tells the story of the shifting ceramics market in 1930s Britain.

This experiment started in the London Harrods store in 1934 with 27 artists including Laura Knight, Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson, working alongside leading ceramic factories to produce affordable tableware for everyday use. The results were diverse and fascinating.

Price: Included in normal admission fee.

Contact: engagementofficer@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Roger Preston Gallery, Wheal Martyn 

 

‘People of the Industry’ Breakfast  Date: 3rd September  9.30am

Treat yourself to a delicious full Cornish breakfast at Wheal Martyn alongside people from the china clay industry, before enjoying a fascinating guided tour of the historic china clay works.

Further details: Booking essential. Price includes a 12 month annual pass. £12 for annual pass holders.

Price: £20 per person

Contact: info@wheal-martyn.com

Location: Wheal Martyn Café

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Opening Times

Summer Fun (6 Aug 2022 - 3 Sept 2022)

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