News & Events

WPA Newsletter 24 - October 1996


This newsletter, edited by Joanne Richards, includes:
Editorial by Joanne Richards

Regional Editors – Tony Smither (South Devon), Pauline Ivimey-Cook (Mid and North Devon), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Lionel Philips (South Somerset), Hugh West (Cornwall), Frank Penning (Avon)

Chairwoman’s Letter by Doreen Gardner, including news about the WPA Directory

– Report by Activities Officer, Nancy Wells, including news about “The Fire Houses of Agni Jatta” talk and slide show
– Publicity Officer’s Report by Mariette Grantham
– Reports by Joint Exhibition Officers, Hugh West and Lorraine Coles
– Tips from Cranford Barn by Roger Harris
– Potters’ Tips from Mark Donaldson
– Report on Susan Mason Disley: Ceramics at Six Chapel Row, Bath by Lionel Philips
– The Story So Far by Steve Mills
– Kiln Building with Marshmallows and Toast: a Review of “Fire over the North” by Marion Valder
– Baked Potatoes at Unthank Farm: another Report on ‘Fire over the North’ by Pauline Ivimey-Cook
– Pull and Drag – Building African Pots at Wysing Arts, July 1996 by Pauline Ivimey-Cook

– Do You Need Your Pots Photographed? by Hariette Dickinson
– Report on the CPA “What’s Brewing?” exhibition at Art Connoisseur Gallery, London 1996 by Joanne Richards
– Clay in the Park ’96 Face to Face: Workshops and Demonstrations at Bracknell, Berkshire

- RHS Craft Fair, Rosemoor, North Devon
– Christmas Sales by WPA Members Karen Edwards and Andrew Bryden, Tim and Sandra Andrews at Woodbury Pottery, Anna Timlett and Kate Wardman and at Svend Bayer’s Pottery
– ‘CLAYLIVE’ Lecture and other events by Elizabeth Smith
– 1996 Summer Season by Tony Smither
– Review of the book “The Leach Legacy – St. Ives Pottery and its Influence” by Marion Whybrow, from Nic Harrison
– New Wood Fired Kiln at Wenford Bridge Pottery by Ara Cardew
– Upcoming Exhibitions, report by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Comprehensive Supply of Kiln Supplies and Materials, Hugh West, Cornwall
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Advert for Studio Pottery Magazine, 6 issues, including P & P, £25

WPA Committee as of October 1996 (temporary list, list not available with the newsletter): Doreen Gardner (Chairwoman), Peter Lee (Secretary), Mark Donaldson (Treasurer), Treston Holmes (Membership Secretary), Joanne Richards (Newsletter Editor), Hugh West and Lorraine Coles (Joint Exhibition Officers), Mariette Grantham (Publicity Officer), Nancy Wells (Activities Officer)

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