On 21 March we participated in the Mid Cornwall Heritage Weekend at the Clay Country Museum, Wheal Martyn.
cornishmemory.com stand at Wheal Martyn Museum
On display were the cornishmemory.com website, there was a slide show of historic images from Wheal Martyn and a film demonstrating the work done at the Charlestown foundry.
Wheal Martyn 1920s. Image ref: WMA_P1_1_086
China Clay Loading 1900s. Image ref: WMA_P1_1_091
Packing Clay 1920s. Image ref WMA_P1_1_093.
A number of people visited our stand including individuals who had worked in the China Clay industry or who had family ties to it.
The roadshow will be out next for the Trevithick Day celebrations 25th April, Camborne and at the Community Centre Lostwithiel on 30th April.