News & Events

WPA Newsletter 46 - June 2000


This newsletter, edited by Rowena Kinsman, includes:
– Thanks to Retiring Committee Members
– Editorial by Rowena Kinsman
– Chairman’s Letter from Doreen Gardner
– Activities Report by Joanne Richards, including:
– Bickleigh Festival details
– Cambridge Private View
– Workshop Visits to David Brown, Kate Mellors and Seth Cardew
– Thanks for Assistance with Bickleigh Demonstrations by Joanne Richards
– Exciting News on the Bickleigh Front by Marion Valder
– The Bickleigh Challenge Pot

– Exhibition News by Anita Peach
– Free Plastic Carrier Bags with the WPA Logo, by Joanne Richards
– UK Ceramics Gallery Web site by Rowena Kinsman
– Craftfinder for the Year 2000 by Rowena Kinsman
– The Potfest Prize by Chris Cox
– Craft Galleries Guide by Tamasine Holman
– Adding a few Sticks to the Fire of the Debate on Pricing by Mariette Rennie
– Broadhembury Craft Centre advert by Anne and William Barons
– Crafts’ Study Centre moves away from Holburne Museum in Bath by Joanne Richards
WPA Membership by Mary Sutton
– Professionalism Compromised, letter by Mariette Rennie

– Report on `Mad Dogs’ Exhibition at Church House Design, Congresbury by Peter Stride
– Report from Visit to David Brown’s Studio by Mariette Rennie
– Report from Visit to Doreen Gardner and Tony Smither, Orchard Pottery, 19.3.00 by Karen Edwards
– More Training Opportunities/Craft Potteries Pioneer New NVQs by Keith Marsh
– Fired Up North – NPA Ceramics Festival 8 to 10th September 2000 by William Johnson
– Committee May 2000 including Chairman Doreen Gardner, Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clarke, Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity officer (vacant), Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Activities Officer Joanne Richards, Minuting Secretary Hilary Luce, Newsletter Editor Rowena Kinsman

– Advertisements:
– Southams Craft Gallery, Warland, Totnes, Devon
– Courtyard Gallery, Market Street, Wells
– Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society
– Stanway Pottery Workshops
– Exhibition by Roger Cockram at Saltram House
– Have a Go Potters Required for Rural Village Week at The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company, Somerset

– 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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