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Festival 2020

Window into Whitegold

The 2020 Whitegold Festival was held online, dive into the programme that was available

Whitegold

The best of the best

Professor Neil Brownsword is the winner of Whitegold’s International Quartz Prize

Ceramic

In the heart of clay country lies Brickfield

Brickfield is an experimental brickworks part of a new arts programme about the St Austell area.

Green

Lining the streets with colour

A riot of colour made of wildflower meadows lined the road verges of the A391 this summer

Digital Digging, Festival 2020

Digital Digging

Dive into the plethora of activities and community initiatives from the online festival

Commissions

Cornish Honey Bee

St Austell’s new Cornish Dark Honeybee tile mural made up of over 11,000 handmade ceramic tiles

Whitegold

Feldspar award winner

Tana West is the winner of Whitegold’s International Prize, Feldspar Award.

Green

The Garden Route

A collective of landscapes welcoming locals and visitors into the town with new horticulture installations.

Meet the Locals

Meet the local: Darren Hawkes

Multi gold medal winner from RHS Chelsea, Darren is the curator of the Green Programme.

Green

Town Greening

Green sites across the town to bring more colour, enjoyment and access to nature for the local community.

Innovate

Eden Project Learning

Offering a specialist portfolio of higher education courses.

Active

The Pump Track

A place for kids of all ages with wheels of all sizes who love urban sports.

Active

Social Prescribing

A new way of linking primary care patients to sources of appropriate, non-clinical support.

Create

Whitegold International Ceramics Prize

The Whitegold International Ceramic Prize is a celebration of clay in relationship with people, culture and place.

Green

Edible St Austell

Edible St Austell are developing sites across the town to grow fruit for the local community.

Commissions

Susan Elliott

A mosaic artist working creating post-pop imagery from recycled material.

Active

Par athletics track

A community green space in Par to kick a ball about, run free, ride hard and run by the community.

Ceramic

Creative ceramic signs

Seeing ceramics on historic shopfronts is one of the joys of walking down a high street.

Green

StARR Project

The St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration (StARR) is a flood alleviation and regeneration scheme led by Cornwall County Council.