News & Events

WPA Newsletter 40 - June 1999


This newsletter, edited by Heather Strong, includes:
– Editorial by Heather Strong
– Chairman’s Letter from Doreen Gardner
– Exhibition News by Anita Peach, Exhibitions Officer
– List of Regional Editors – Tony Smither (South Devon), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Frank Goddard (South Somerset), Jean Craven (Cornwall), Andrew Bryden (North Somerset)
– Exhibition at Art Benattar Craft by Hugh West, Exhibitions Officer

– From Pauline Donaldson, Activities Officer
– Wine and Cheese – A Thank You from Mary Sutton
– Potter’s Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Tips from Cranford Barn Pottery, including Two Tenmoku Recipes by Roger Harris and a cartoon by Paul Wells
– Review of WPA Exhibition at Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury by Joanne Richards
– Letter to the Editor by Tamasine Holman
– For Sale, Set of Elements and Switchbox by Victor Holst
– Kiln for Sale by Pauline Perkins

– Report on Workshop Visit to Richard Godfrey by Joanne Richards
– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
– Contributions to the Millenium Path by Janet and Eckhard Kaiser, quoted in CPA News
– A Warm Welcome to 12 New Members
– Advert for Pottery and Watercolour Workshops in Somerset
– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Excellent Attendance at College Potters Day
– Committee June 1999 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clark, Pottery Festival Co-ordinator Mark Donaldson, Activities Officer Pauline Donaldson, Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity Officer Claire Winterton, Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Minuting Secretary Joanne Richards, Newsletter Editor Heather Strong

– Advertisements:
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £24 for 4 quarterly issues, full subscription rate £27.50
– Crack Pot Corner cartoon by Paul Wells
– 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

– Valentine Clay Products
– Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Collumpton
– Les Bainbridge Pottery Supplies
– The Potters Connection Ltd

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