News & Events

WPA Newsletter 45 - April 2000


This newsletter, edited by Heather Strong, includes:
– Editorial by Heather Strong
– New Faces by Rowena Kinsman
– 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)
AGM with a Difference by Mary Sutton
– Report from Anita Peach, Exhibition Officer

– Membership Secretary Update by Lesley Cooper
– Bickleigh Festival 2000 by Sandra Hare
– Bickleigh Festival Publicity by Marion Valder
– Smoke Firing at Bickleigh 2000 by Tamasine Holman and Sue Rouillard
– Activities Report by Joanne Richards, including:
– Forthcoming Workshop Visit to David Brown
AGM at Kenton, Devon with Guest Demonstrator Tim Andrews
– Bickleigh Festival details
– Forthcoming Workshop Visits to John Leach and Nic Collins
WPA Video Library by Peter Stride
– Advert for Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
WPA New Year Party 2000 by Mary Sutton
– Report on Workshop Visit to Nancy Wells

– Tips from Cranford Barn Pottery by Roger Harris
– Advert, for sale, Ford Transit 100, 1987, 66,000 miles, £1200, contact Peter Stride
– Advert, for sale, Shimpo Wheel, £400, Spray Booth and Compressor, £600, contact Alice Donnelly
– Potters Tips from Mole Cottage by Mark Donaldson
– Pricing and Other Aspects of Marketing by Tony Smither
– Advert for Stanway Pottery Workshops
– A Potter’s Perspective by Michael Gaitskell

-Items of Interest to Potters, including:
-Brand New Potters, Bristol
– Craft Fairs at The Chapel Gallery by Rebecca Green
– New Members
WWW/Websites of Interest by Heather Strong
– Advert for Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society

– Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Committee April 2000 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clark, Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity Officer Claire Winterton, Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Activities Officer Joanne Richards, Minuting Secretary Hilary Luce, Newsletter Editor Rowena Kinsman

– Advertisements:
– Masterclass Events at Okehampton College, Chagford, for 2000: Jack Doherty, Ruthanne Tudball, Richard Godfrey
– Southams Craft Gallery, Warland, Totnes, Devon

– Refurbished Pottery Equipment from Bates Electrical
– Stow Potters Wheels, Llandysnl, Wales
– Kiln Furniture Supplies from Walter Brayford
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Ansty Nr. Dorchester
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) by Andrew Bryden

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

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