Wheal Martyn Community

Pre-loved clothes fashion show and sale

Our fashion shows are one of the highlights of the year! The event is all about encouraging environmentally friendly fashion, through the up-cycling and re-use of pre-loved clothes.

The night kicks off with a fashion show featuring our volunteer models, followed by a sale of quality pre-loved clothing and a chance to enjoy a glass of wine or locally distilled gin!

The event is generously supported by Santander Bank, who match everything we raise up to the value of £1,500, meaning that every pound you give is worth two.

NEXT EVENT – Thursday 15 October 2020

DONATE – If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation towards this fundraising event, please click here.

CLOTHES – If you would like to donate good quality, pre-loved clothes, shoes or accessories for the event, please get in touch! 

Sponsored walk

Our annual sponsored walk provides an opportunity to take in some of the fantastic scenery around Cornwall’s clay country while helping to raise funds for the museum.

Funds will help us to buy a defibrillator for Wheal Martyn, and for Treverbyn Community Hall to carry out essential annual maintenance on their own defibrillator, which costs approximately £350 per year. This is a much needed piece of life saving equipment for both us and the community hall, which will be of value to our communities. 

The walk is typically around four miles long. Details of the route will be available closer to the date, so keep an eye out!

We ask participants to seek sponsorship in support of Wheal Martyn, from friends, relatives and colleagues.  It’s never too early to start – you can download a sponsorship form and register to take part. 

Join on the day: £7.00 per person


Wheal Martyn’s monthly Memory Café sessions provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for people with memory problems to meet and enjoy some informal activities in a social setting, with access to help, support and information.

Sessions are ‘drop in’ style, and run on the second Monday of every month between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. How the time is spent is completely up to you; enjoy arts and crafts activities or nature walks, or simply come along for a friendly chat and a cup of tea.

Memory Cafes exist throughout the UK and are run by trained volunteers. Donations towards the sessions would be gratefully received.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact Sue Ford, Museum Manager, on 01726 850362 or by email.

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