News & Events

WPA Newsletter 31 - December 1997


This newsletter, edited by Heather Strong, includes:
– Editorial by Heather Strong
– List of 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)
– Chairman’s Letter, including discussion on exhibition policy by Doreen Gardner

– Activities Programme by Nancy Wells
– Report from Lorraine Coles, Joint Exhibition Officer
– Photographs for the WPA Portfolio by Doreen Gardner
– Letter to the Editor by Dave and Dos Rogers
– Are You Having Problems? by Michael Gaitskell
– Potters Tips from Mark Donaldson
– Tips from Cranford Barn Pottery by Roger Harris

– Ruthanne Tudball at Woodbury by Tony Smither
– Tim Andrews’ “Ceramics 4 Collection” by Heather Strong
– Report from South Somerset Area by Frances Mansfield
– Some Comments on Professionalism by Nic Harrison
– Review of Chelsea Crafts Show by Joanne Richards
– Exhibiting at Taunton Library by June Linsley Hood

– Thoughts on “Three Somerset Potters” Exhibition at Taunton Library by Caroline Saunders and Joanne Richards
– Obituary for Janet Leach, Potter by Nic Harrison
– A Visit to Adrian Brough by Jean Craven
– A Trip to Dartmoor by Pauline Ivimey-Cook/Gnarly Dudes at Powdermills Pottery near Two Bridges
– In Search of William De Morgan, a Visit to Old Battersea House by Joanne Richards

– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
– New Gallery at Frome
– The Willow Workshop Trust, Orkney Isles
– Chard Craft Fairs at Chard Guildhall
CPA and East Anglian Potters Masterclass with Svend Bayer, Cambridge
– List of Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– For Sale, Wood Fired Brick Kiln, 20/30 cubic feet, £850, Barnstaple
– For Sale, Home Pottery Making Equipment, Dawlish
– For Sale, new pugmill, 2”, £600, Queen Camel

– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
– Advert for Studio Pottery Magazine, £18 annual subscription for current members of UK pottery associations, full price is £32
– Creative Pottery Breaks with Mark and Pauline Donaldson
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Advert for Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Collumpton
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset
– New Video, Tim Andrews in his Studio, Throwing/finishing/burnishing/firing pots, etc, running time 46 minutes, £18 plus £2 P&P

– Christmas Sales:
– Svend Bayer Annual Pre-Christmas Sale
– Christmas Sale at Welcombe Pottery, Bideford
– 17th Annual Christmas Special with Nic and Jackie Harrison

– Details of Income and Expenditure from Potters’ Summer Sale at Bickleigh 1997 by Mark Donaldson, Treasurer
– Welcome to Two New Members

– Committee December 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

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