Programme 2018

The Mayor of St Austell will officially launch Whitegold 2018 followed by an Artist’s talk with Rosanna Martin, Artist in residence at Eden Project.  Download the full programme Between 10am – 4pm join us for:  Hands on workshops Try your hand at throwing a pot,...
Brick Kiln Firing – Sept 21/22

Brick Kiln Firing – Sept 21/22

A brick clamp kiln is the oldest way of firing bricks. Bricks are stacked in formation, a fire is lit from underneath and slowly the water content evaporates, the heat builds and the bricks transform from clay into ceramic. A brickworks existed on the banks of the Fal...
Parasite – Living Wall

Parasite – Living Wall

Our latest public project took place over the weekend with 80 people, young and old, joining us at Wheal Martyn and White River Place to make their own tile in a workshop lead by ceramcist Simeon Featherstone and environmental designer Anastasia Sledkova who make up...
Exhibition: Passion for Porcelain

Exhibition: Passion for Porcelain

Go and see the Passion for Porcelain exhibition currently on at Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum. The exhibition focuses on the use of china clay in porcelain manufacture and the important role that Cornwall played in the development of British porcelain and its global...