News & Events

WPA Newsletter 36 - October 1998


This newsletter, edited by Heather Strong, includes:
– Editorial by Heather Strong
– Chairman’s Letter from Doreen Gardner
– Atelier 18 Entry Forms by Hugh West
– List of Regional Editors – Tony Smither (South Devon), Pauline Ivimey-Cook (Mid and North Devon), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Frank Goddard (South Somerset), Jean Craven (Cornwall), Andrew Bryden (North Somerset)

– Workshop Visits by Pauline Donaldson
– Report by Exhibition Officer, Anita Peach
– Cartoon by Paul Wells
– Potter’s Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Report on WPA Workshop Visit to Mole Cottage by Barbara Morris
– Advert for Sale, Webcot Single Phase Kiln, £150 by Hariette Dickinson
– Report on WPA Workshop Visit to Roger Cockram by Mary Sutton
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £21 for 4 seasonal issues, full subscription rate £27.50

– Exhibiting and Selling at Trade Fairs, Training Day by Crafts Council/South West Arts by Jean Craven and Sally Burke
– A Trip to The Mythic Garden by Jennie Hayman
– Advert for Dangor Professional Clay Extruder, £250, by Alan Clark
– Full Page Advert for Victorian Style Town House with Former Pottery, Somerset, £200,000 by Palmer Snell Estate Agents
– Report on My Summer Visits by Joanne Richards

– Bridgwater Arts Centre Christmas Selling Exhibition by Joanne Richards
– Potter’s Tips by Mariette Rennie
– Christmas Sales Adverts by Nic and Jackie Harrison, Trelowarren Pottery, Cornwall, Karen Edwards and Andrew Bryden (Pots Plus 4) Yatton, Marion Valder, Smoke Fired Ceramics, Ivybridge, and Nancy Wells, Old School, North Curry

– Advert for House with Pottery for Sale near Tiverton, Devon, £120,000 by Tilly Young
– Advert for Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Collumpton
– Cartoon Postscript to Bickleigh ’98 by Paul Wells
– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
– Book Offer, Winchcombe Pottery by Ron Wheeler
– South Wales Potters’ Weekend Conference at Abergavenny by Alan Clark
– Nine Memorial Exhibitions in Tribute to Bob Washington
– Takeshi Yasuda Exhibition at Sherbourne by Frank Goddard
– 100 Devon Potters by Paul Vincent, Editor of Studio Pottery
– Glazed Expressions: Contemporary Ceramics and the Written Word by Jane Dalton

– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Forthcoming Exhibitions for Somerset Arts Week by Frank Goddard
WPA Bickleigh Summer 1998 Income and Expenditure

– 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 Nine New Members
– Committee October 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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