Our guest artist: Rosanna Martin

Our guest artist: Rosanna Martin

Guest artist talk The guest artist at this year’s Whitegold Festival is Rosanna Martin. She will give a talk about her work immediately after the opening ceremony, at 10.30 in the Festival Hub. No booking is required, just come along. Rosanna is a highly...
Things to do at Whitegold

Things to do at Whitegold

We’ve got some wonderful workshops coming up with a wide range of hands-on playing with clay and ceramics. Local ceramic artist Jenny Beavan will continue invite people to help create her ‘Pit to Port’ river of beautiful clay vessels – Cups and...
St Austell’s green and ceramic future

St Austell’s green and ceramic future

Whitegold, and the Green Futures project of St Austell Bay Economic Forum has been awarded £1.1m to re-energise St Austell and the surrounding communities and put ceramics at the heart of Cornwall’s Clay Country. The ceramics project will make artworks in clay and...
Building the oven (a little film)

Building the oven (a little film)

Don’t forget – you can come and help cook in the new Cornish clay oven built by Laurence Eastwood @laurencethemaverick at the Festival on Saturday 29th, starting at around 11.30. The Festival runs in St Austell town centre starting at...
A Cornish clay oven

A Cornish clay oven

We spent the weekend at Wheal Martyn Clay Works with Laurence Eastwood @laurencethemaverick creating a traditional clay oven to a Cornish design. The weather wasn’t totally co-operative, but not enough to slow down the creation of the oven. We’ll be firing...