Press

The Austell Project has been showcased by a variety of publications nationwide, promoting the amazing initiatives that have been taking place in the St Austell Bay area.

22.01.2021

Financial Times - St Austell Clay Pits

The Financial Times reports on St Austell clay pits, the connection to Imerys and its work in the local area. The pink colour of the Financial Times originally came form the china clay of the pits and continues to be a source of many delights due to the establishment of the Eden Project.

21.12.2020

In Your Area News - So Above, Far Below

In Your Area report on the new ceramic art installation that has transformed a St Austell passageway. Matt Davis' 'So Above, Far Below' has recently been installed in St Austell's town centre. The piece is made up of individual geometric tiles and is one of 14 new ceramic art installations that are due to be installed in St Austell as part of the Whitegold Project and Austell Project.

17.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Cornish Honeybee

Forget the engine houses and the semi-precious tin - St Austell has something far more precious: Whitegold. Cornwall Life report on the new ceramic art commissions which are due to decorate the town centre over the next 2 years. A new Whitegold ceramic art trail of 14 commissioned works which honour St Austell's China Clay past begins with the Honeybee, a tiled honeybee made up of symbols of the local area which is now displayed in Biddick's court.

15.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Cornish Honeybee

Cornwall Life report on the new ceramic art commissions which are due to decorate the town centre over the next 2 years. A new Whitegold ceramic art trail of 14 commissioned works which honour St Austell's China Clay past begins with the Honeybee, a tiled honeybee made up of symbols of the local area which is now displayed in Biddick's court.

15.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Wheal Martyn Exhibition

Cornwall Life report on Neil Brownsword unveiling his award winning 'Relic' Installation at Wheal Martyn as part of the Whitegold International Prize. Neil Brownsword is the winner of the Whitegold International Prize, Quartz prize, the prize invites artists from all over the world to submit work into Whitegold each year in order to celebrate China clay and clay country, helping to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

18.11.2020

St Austell Voice - So Above, Far Below

Ceramic project 'As Above, Far Below' by Matt Davis is revealed in St Austell Town Centre reports St Austell Voice. The artwork is one of 14 installations due to be unveiled in the town centre to promote pride in the local community and to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

18.11.2020

Cornish Guardian - Cornish Honeybee

The Cornish Guardian celebrates the Cornish Honeybee, a new ceramic piece of artwork that has now been installed in Biddick's court. The artwork is made up of 11,000 handmade ceramic tiles to form a stunning honeybee artwork in St Austell's town centre.

18.11.2020

Cornish Guardian - Cornish Honeybee

The Cornish Guardian celebrates the Cornish Honeybee, a new ceramic piece of artwork that has now been installed in Biddick's court. The artwork is made up of 11,000 handmade ceramic tiles to form a stunning honeybee artwork in St Austell's town centre.

18.11.2020

Cornish Guardian - Gardening Project

The Cornish Guardian reports on a new gardening project blossoming in a forgotten corner of St Austell. Under the initiative of Austell Green, a new community garden is being renovated and repurposed for use by the local community.

11.11.2020

St Austell Voice - The Garden Route

Austell Project is underway to showcase clay heritage through its garden route. Through new roundabout designs, a wildflower corridor and art installations, the route into St Austell will be transformed to welcome visitors and locals into the St Austell Bay area, promoting pride in the town and helping to establish St Austell as the home of China clay.

01.11.2020

Cornwall Life Magazine - International Prize

Cornwall Life report on this years Whitegold International Prize. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the winners of this year's award have decided to pool the prize money and work together to create a number of community initiatives and projects to draw in the local community to 'Make with clay'. The aim of the project is to promote pride in the community and grow interest in its history in making china clay.

21.10.2020

St Austell Voice - Garden Route

St Austell Voice celebrates the wildflower corridor along the A391 into St Austell. The wildflower corridor has been planted as part of the Austell Green pillar of the Austell Project and will reappear each year to welcome visitors and locals in the St Austell Bay area. The aim of the project is to restore pride in the area and to showcase St Austell as an attractive place to visit.

21.10.2020

Cornish Guardian - International Ceramics Prize

'Magical' artworks explore the links between industrial communities reports the Cornish Guardian. The report showcases the art commissions that are happening in St Austell's town centre and celebrates Neil Brownsword's work for the project as the Quartz winner of the International Ceramics Prize.

21.10.2020

St Austell Voice - International Ceramics Prize

A creative clay revolution in St Austell is underway with some of the best makers in the world exhibiting artworks in the town famous for its international china clay connections. 14 new ceramic installations will appear in the next 2 years in St Austell's town centre aiming to promote pride in the local area and to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

17.10.2020

Western Morning News - Wheal Martyn

A creative clay revolution in St Austell is underway with some of the best makers in the UK and the world, exhibiting artworks in the town famous for its international china clay connections. Neil Brownsword, International Whitegold Prize winner is working in collaboration with the Austell Project to unveil a new exhibition at Wheal Martyn and in the town centre.

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