News & Events

WPA Newsletter 35 - August 1998


This newsletter, edited by Heather Strong, includes:
– Editorial by Heather Strong
– Chairman’s Letter from Doreen Gardner
– 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)

– Thanks from Nancy Wells
– Bickleigh: Potters’ Summer Fair Thankyou by Mark Donaldson
– Cartoon – Sun Fired Pots by Paul Wells
– Report by Mariette Rennie, Publicity Officer
– Christmas Exhibition Atelier 18 Nottingham by Hugh West
– Workshop Visits by Pauline Donaldson
– Report on Display Meeting by Andrew Bryden

– Report on Otterton Mill Exhibition by Helen Bailes
– Advert for Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Collumpton
– Potter’s Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Tips from Cranford Barn by Roger Harris
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £21 for 4 seasonal issues, full subscription rate £27.50

– Advert for Sale, Horizontal Pugmill, 2”, £400 by Vaughan Glanville
– Report on Workshop Visit to Roger Harris by Paul and Ursula Howles
– Bickleigh 98 cartoon by Paul Wells
– Bickleigh Potters Fair, Report on Slide Presentation and Demonstration from Peter Lane by Joanne Richards
– Anna Lambert’s Demonstration by Doreen Gardner
– My Personal Reflections on the WPA’s Third Summer Fair at Bickleigh by Joanne Richards

– Different Ways of Seeing by Margaret Pilkington
– Cartoon by Paul Wells
– A Visit to the CPA’s Earth and Fire IV at Rufford by Joanne Richards
– Potfest Perth 1998 – The First International Potters’ Market in Scotland by Marion Valder
– Further Thoughts on Getting Started by Doreen Gardner
– Book Review: The Potter’s Directory of Shape and Form by Neil French, Review by Kate Bilson
– Letter from Oz by Frances Osborne
– Cheap Kiln Shelves by Doreen Gardner
– A Potter’s Day by Hugh West
– From China With Love by Hugh West
– Raku Course in Greece by Geoff Ideson and Sally Codrington

– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
– Woodbury Studio Gallery Exhibition ‘Making the Fifth’ by Tim and Sandra Andrews
– The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill
– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– 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
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Free Advertising in the WPA Newsletter for Members by Heather Strong

– A Warm Welcome to Nineteen New Members
– Committee August 1998 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clark, Pottery Fair Co-ordinator Mark Donaldson, Activities Officer Pauline Donaldson, Joint Exhibition Officers Anita Peach 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 and Mailing of Newsletters by Victor and Wendy Holst

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