News & Events

WPA Newsletter 41 - August 1999


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), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Frank Goddard (South Somerset), Jean Craven (Cornwall), Andrew Bryden (North Somerset)
– Meeting House Exhibition, November 1999 by Anita Peach
WPA in the Year 2000 by Mary Sutton

– Potter’s Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– From Pauline Donaldson, Activities Officer
– Notes from the Potters’ Festival 1999 by Sandra Hare
– Yellow Rubber Gloves, a Red Dragon and a Raffle, by Joanne Richards
– Billy Adams at Bickleigh by Mary Sutton
– Advert for Female Student seeking Work Experience with a Potter or Sculptor
– Midsummer Madness by Margaret Pilkington
– From your own Foreign Correspondant by Jennie Hayman
– Members’ News by Peter Lee
– Members’ News from Sandra Hare
– Advert for Shared Pottery Workspace Available near Plymouth

– Report on Workshop Visit to Roger Harris by Joanne Richards
– Stoneware by Woodfiring/Steinzeug aus dem Holzbrand by Frank Goddard
– Donyatt Pottery by Frank Goddard
– Book Review: The Potter’s Question and Answer Book by Gill Bliss, reviewed by Kate Bilson
– Correction to Report on Workshop Visit to Richard Godfrey by Joanne Richards
– Advert for HND in Design Crafts at Bridgwater College

– Notes from Your Travelling Potter by Jennie Hayman
– Items of Interest, including:
– Celtic Pottery Course at Peat Moors Centre, Somerset
– Raku Course in the South West of France
– Would You Like to Help in Albania? by Joanne Richards
– Do You Want to Earn an Extra £10k Per Year? by Mark Donaldson
– Gnarly Dudes Exhibition of English Anagama Fired Stoneware in Dartmoor at Powdermills Pottery
– Tim Andrews, Maturing in Clay, Woodbury Gallery Exhibition
– Kilns for Sale
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £24 for 4 quarterly issues, full subscription rate £27.50

– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Welcome to 26 New Members
– Committee August 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
– Members advertise free in WPA Magazine – contact Heather Strong
WPA Advertising Rates: Full Page £60, Half Page £30, Quarter Page £15, Eighth Page £8, Subscribe for one year (six issues and only pay for 4) contact Dave Rodgers

– Advertisements:
– Stow Potters Wheels, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
– Refurbished Pottery Equipment from Bates Electrical
– Kiln Furniture Supplies from Walter Brayford
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Creative Pottery Breaks with Moley (Mark Donaldson)

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

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