News & Events

WPA Newsletter 28 - June 1997


This newsletter, edited by Joanne Richards and Heather Strong includes:
Editorial by Joanne Richards

Chairman’s Letter, including Clay Update, Malvern Spring Show and the AGM by Doreen Gardner
Regional Editors – Tony Smither (South Devon), Pauline Ivimey-Cook (Mid and North Devon), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Frances Mansfield (South Somerset), Julia Hamilton (East Cornwall), Jean Craven (West Cornwall), Mignon Korn (Avon)

– Exhibition Report by Hugh West
– Publicity Report by Mariette Grantham
– Potters Tips from Mark Donaldson
– Information about Earthstone Clay from Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies
– Comment about WPA Recent Exhibitions by Mariette Grantham
– Quotation from 1997 Radio Times by Christine West
– Book Review by Kate Bilson
– Review of “Earthworks” at The Black Swan Guild, Frome, by Mignon Korn, North Somerset Regional Editor

– Review of “Potters in Parallel”, Barbican Centre, London, by Lorraine Coles
– Report on the Devon Guild of Craftsmen by Jean Craven, Cornwall Regional Editor
– B.A. Honours Ceramics at the University of the West of England by Frances Mansfield, Somerset Regional Editor
– Report on the Exmouth Leisure Centre Ceramics Workshop by Pauline Ivimey-Cook, Devon Regional Editor

– Workshop Visit to Mark Donaldson by Joanne Richards
– Workshop Visit to Richard Wilson by Tony Smither, Devon Regional Editor
– Workshop Visit to Ian Gregory by Anita Peach
– Review of Bridgwater Potters Days with Jill Crowley and Jason Wason by Joanne Richards
– Welcombe Pottery, North Devon – Past and Present
– Peter Swanson at Rosudgeon Pottery
– Ceramics Graduate of University of Wales Requesting Work Opportunities by Emily Davies
– Calendar of Forthcoming Events by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
– Creative Pottery Breaks with Mark and Pauline Donaldson
– Comprehensive Supply of Kiln Supplies and Materials, Hugh West, Cornwall
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset

– Testing Ceramics for Food Use by Due Diligence Ltd, Exeter
– Advert for Studio Pottery Magazine, £18 annual subscription for current members of UK pottery associations, full price is £32
– Stow Potters Wheels Launching the new Stow Sargent Momentum Wheel, Chipping Norton, Oxon

WPA Activities Report for 2nd Bickleigh Potters Fair June 1997

– Committee June 1997 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Peter Lee, Treasurer Mark Donaldson, Activities Officer Nancy Wells, Joint Exhibition Officers Lorraine Coles and Hugh West, Publicity Officer Mariette Grantham, Membership Secretary Treston Holmes, Minuting Secretary Nicola Raffan, Newsletter Editor Heather Strong
– In Addition to Regional Editors listed on Newsletter cover, Book Reviewer Kate Bilson, Mailing of Newsletters Victor and Wendy Holst, Assistant Activities Officer Maggie Scott

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