News & Events

WPA Newsletter 47 - August 2000


This newsletter, edited by Rowena Kinsman, includes:
– Editorial by Rowena Kinsman
– List of Duties for New Chairman by Rowena Kinsman
– Tribute to Doreen Gardner by Joanne Richards

– Minutes of WPA AGM at Kenton Village Hall, with reports from Doreen Gardner (Chair), Anita Peach (Exhibition Officer), Alan Clark (Treasurer), Joanne Richards (Activities Officer), Lesley Cooper (Membership Secretary), items on the Election of Officers and an Open Meeting
– Reports on Tim Andrews’ AGM Demonstration by Pat Jeffs, Jane Kingdon-Hull and Pauline Watson

– Exhibition News by Anita Peach, including:
– Invitation to Exhibit in the East meets West joint exhibition with Anglian Potters at Bideford
– Forthcoming Exhibition at Sidbury Mill
– Activities Report from Joanne Richards, including:
– Report from AGM at Kenton Village Hall
– Forthcoming Visit to Norman Lockyer Observatory plus Private View of WPA exhibition at Kingfisher Gallery, Sidbury
– Forthcoming Workshop Visits to Kate Mellors and to Seth Cardew
– Proposed Coach Trip to King Edward’s School, Oxford for CPA Christmas Selling Event
– Forthcoming Demonstration by Elizabeth Hadley
– Information about the Norman Lockyer Observatory by Margaret Pilkington

– Forthcoming National and WPA Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Report from Bickleigh 2000 by Joanne Richards
– You Don’t Know What You’re Missing Till You’re Missing It! by Margaret Pilkington
– Report from Bickleigh Pottery Festival; A Crystallization of Happiness by Pearl Foy
– Bickleigh – An Appreciation by Heather Strong
– Bickleigh 2000 by Sandra Hare
– Laurel Keeley’s demo at Bickleigh by Anita Peach
– Bickleigh Special Guest Demonstrator Joe Finch by David Lemon
– West Comes East – A Preview in a Pre-Raphaelite Church in Cambridge by Joanne Richards
– A few comments continuing on from Joanne’s article about packaging by Marion Valder
– Obituary for Author Margaret Medley by Joanne Richards
– Website note by Rowena Kinsman
– Book reviews by Rowena Kinsman
– Committee August 2000 including Chair (vacant), Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer Alan Clark, Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity officer (vacant), Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Activities Officer Joanne Richards, Minuting Secretary Hilary Luce, Newsletter Editor Rowena Kinsman

– Advertisements:

-Apprenticeship Required by Hannah McAndrew
– Garden Craft Fair 2000 Yuletide Craft Fair 2000, both at Saltram House, South Devon
– Marion Valder Workshop Open Event
– 3rd EAPA Potters’ Camp at Mill Farm Barn, Shotley
– Short Courses in Pottery, Ceramics and Mosaics at West Dean College
– Raku Firing Day with Heather Strong

– Southams Craft Gallery, Warland, Totnes, Devon
– Courtyard Gallery, Market Street, Wells
– Studio Pottery/Ceramics in Society
– Stanway Pottery Workshops
– 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

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

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