News & Events

WPA Newsletter 42 - October 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), Andrew Bryden (North Somerset)
WPA Website by Doreen Gardner
AGM 2000 by Mary Sutton
– Xmas Party 2000 by Pauline Donaldson

– The Potters’ Portfolio by Anita Peach
– Meeting House Exhibition by Anita Peach
– From Claire Winterton, Publicity Officer
– Maturing in Clay by Heather Strong
– Potters’ Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society, £24 for 4 quarterly issues, full subscription rate £27.50
– Tips from Cranford Barn Pottery by Roger Harris
– From Another Roving Potter by Anita Peach
– Advert for Opening Exhibition at Contemporary Studio Pottery, Chagford

– Aberystwyth International Potters Festival by Caroline Saunders with Sketches by Jennie Hayman, Guest Demonstrators Peter Beard (England), Eddie Daughton (England), Malgorzata Dyrda-Kujawska (Poland), Cathi Jefferson (Canada), Kang Hyo Lee (Korea), Mikang Lim (Korea), Dainis Pundurs (Latvia), Stephanie Roberts (Wales), Phil Rogers (Wales), Paolo Staccioli (Italy), Alan Watt (Australia), Helen Smith (England), Robert Sanderson and Coll Minogue (Scotland), Joe Finch (England), Mick Casson (England)

– An Appreciation by Mariette Rennie
– Items of Interest, including:
– 2nd European Festival of Pottery, Germany
-Falmouth College of Arts Regional Seminar
– For Sale, wooden shed, potter’s equipment, by Peter Stride
– For Sale, Gas Kiln design by Mick and Ben Casson, 10 cubic feet, £800
– Potters’ Wheels for sale
– Welcome to New Members
– Committee October 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
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris

– Svend Bayer’s sale at Duckpool Cottage, Beaworthy
– Nancy Wells sale of work, North Curry
– Christmas Exhibition, Not Just Pots by Karen Edwards and Andrew Bryden
– New Work by Marion Valder and Kati Va’mos
– Christmas Sale Invitation to Trelowarren Pottery by Nic and Jackie Harrison
– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards, including:
– Tim Andrews, Maturing in Clay, Woodbury Gallery Exhibition
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset
– 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:
– Refurbished Pottery Equipment from Bates Electrical
– Stow Potters Wheels, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
– Kiln Furniture Supplies from Walter Brayford
– 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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