News & Events

WPA Newsletter 43 - December 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)
– List of Festival Jobs for Bickleigh

- Exhibition News From Anita Peach, including:
– East Meets West
– Portfolio News
– Report by Joanne Richards, Activities Officer, including:
– Christmas Party 2000
– Forthcoming Demonstration by Nancy Wells at The Old School Pottery
– Forthcoming Workshop Visit with Doreen Gardner and Tony Smither at Orchard Pottery

– Bickleigh Pottery Festival
– Potters’ Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
WPA Website request by Doreen Gardner
– Resignation Notice of Mark and Pauline Donaldson from WPA Committee: Festival Organiser and Activities Officer
– Advert for Workshop Tuition in Pottery and Ceramics
– Advert to sell Podmores sit-on kick wheel £225 o.n.o. by Nancy Wells
– Welcome to New Members

– Pots and Portraits from Marion Valder
– Report on Various Visits, by Joanne Richards, including:
– Ceramic Contemporaries
– An Intervention by Edmund de Waal at High Cross House
– Kate Malone’s New Ceramics entitles The Allotment at The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
– Earth Marks and Birth Works by Alan and Amanda Wallwork

– Ashley Howard Demonstration Day by Caroline Saunders
– Christmas Sale Invitation to Trelowarren Pottery by Nic and Jackie Harrison
– New Work by Marion Valder and Kati Va’mos
– Artists’ Open Day with Ceramics by Anita Peach and Linda Clark
– Svend Bayer’s sale at Duckpool Cottage, Beaworthy
– Items of Interest to Potters, including:
CPA Earth and Fire 6
– Calling all Saltglaze Potters! by Rosemary Cochrane
– The STRAW Project (Skills Training and Rural Art Week)
– The 2000 International Orton Cone Box Show
– Art in Clay 2000, including a WPA Display
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris

– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Committee December 1999 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clark, Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity Officer Claire Winterton, Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Activities Officer and Minuting Secretary Joanne Richards, Newsletter Editor Heather Strong
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society Magazine and Website
– 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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