News & Events

WPA Newsletter 32 - February 1998


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), Jean Craven (Cornwall), Andrew Bryden (North Somerset)

– Chairman’s Letter, including Members’ Directory information by Doreen Gardner
WPA Committee Meeting update by Heather Strong
– Membership Renewal 98/99 by Treston Holmes, Membership Secretary
– Report from Hugh West, Joint Exhibition Officer
– Final Reminder from Lorraine Coles, Joint Exhibition Officer
– Report from Nancy Wells, Activities Officer

– Potters Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Letter to the Editor by Carenza Hayhoe, Sothern Ceramic Group
– Note from our Publicity Officer
– Message from The Southern Ceramic Group by Kevin Green, Chairman
– Raku Firing by Peter and Vera Stride
– Contacts Wanted by Mary Sutton
– Forthcoming Potters’ Workshop Visits by Joanne Richards

– Report from South Somerset Area by Frances Mansfield
– Terra Sigillata – The Richard Godfrey Method by Tony Smither
– A Potter’s Paradise, Report from North Somerset by Andrew Bryden
– A Day in the Life Of . . . Cranford Barn by Roger Harris
– Book Review by Kate Bilson
– The Contemporary European Ceramics Exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre – Talk and Demonstration by David Miller, from Marion Valder
– European Slipware – Lecture and Demonstration by Nick Hoogland and Mathieu van Giessen at Plymouth College of Art and Design by Joanne Richards

– A Visit to Moretonhampstead by Pauline Ivimey-Cook
– Pot Smoking in a Cold Climate by Peter Stride
– “Elements in Motion” – Smoke Fired Ceramics by Tamasine Holman at Birdwood House, Totnes by Marion Valder
– Richard Dewar Slide Lecture held at Plymouth College of Art by Doreen Gardner
– Jonathan Garrett by Jean Craven
– Appeal by Jean Craven
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £21 for 4 seasonal issues, full subscription rate £27.50

– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
– Important News about Refractory Ceramic Fibre
– Relaunch of Studio Potters Magazine
– Chard Craft Fairs at Chard Guildhall
– List of Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– Courses at Dalton Pottery by Will Thwaits
– For Sale, Wood-Fired Brick Kiln, 20/30 cubic feet, £850, Barnstaple
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris

– Creative Pottery Breaks with Mark and Pauline Donaldson
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Advert for Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Collumpton
– New Video, Tim Andrews in his Studio, Throwing/finishing/burnishing/firing pots, etc, running time 46 minutes, £18 plus £2 P&P
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Free Advertising in the WPA Newsletter for Members by Heather Strong

– Welcome to Fifteen New Members

– Committee February 1998 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 Rennie, 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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