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john - uk help??

updated wed 28 jan 98


Robert Compton on tue 27 jan 98


Christine and I will be going to the UK & Ireland for 6 weeks this
March and April. I noticed you comments about potters to visit, ( included
clip below) and Included a copy of our itnerary, we don't have alot of free
time but looking over where will be do you have any other suggestions??????We
just put up a web site. Address on footer, if you look in ther you can get an
idea as to who we are, if you check it our and tell me how it downloads?? Any
comments or suggestions on content would be helpful. TIA


Itinerary for Robert Compton & Christine Homer as of January 26, 1998

March 19 - Arrive Heathrow A.M. of 19th

March 19 - 21 - Drive to St. Ives - OPEN TIME
Contact people: Bill & Anna Klock ( friends from the USA)
Rosedale Cottage, Hellesvean,
St. Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1HR, England ,U.K.
Tel: (011) 44-1736-794-874

March 25 - 26 Stay with:
Contact person: Rowena Kinsman, ( Member Studio Potter B&B )
Haydon, Widtybrook,
Stoke St. Michael, Bath, Somerset, BA3 5JQ, England, U.K.
Tel: (011) 44- 174-984-0065

March 27 - Arrive in North Wales

March 29 - Give workshop on Making Giant Pots to the North Wales Potters.
Contact person: Steve Mattison
Caecarrog, Aberhosan,
Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8SE, Wales, U.K.
Tel: 01654-703247 Fax: 01654-703247

March 30 -April 2nd -- OPEN TIME

April 1 or 2nd - Take ferry from Holyhead to Dublin. ( OPEN TIME until April

April 5 - Arrive in Limerick

April 6-8 - Give 3 day workshop on Altered Thrown Forms at
Limerick School of Art & Design, Limerick, Ireland.
Contact: Val Dennison, Lecturer in Ceramics, Limerick School of Art &
Georges Quay, Limerick, Republic of Ireland, Tel: (061) 327688
Fax: (061) 327696, email:

April 9-14th --OPEN TIME

April 14 or 15 - Take ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

April 15 or 16th - Drive to Birmingham

April 17 - Give workshop: Thrown & Altered Pots in Birmingham for the
Midland Potters Association.
Contact: Yvonne Halton, 3 Back Lane, Hardingstone, Northampton, NN4
England, U.K. Tel: 01604-762124

April 17th or 18th - Drive to Southampton

April 19 - Give workshop: Thrown & Altered Pots for Southern Ceramic Group.
Contact: Kevin Green, 1 Bishops Way, Andover, Hants, SP10 3EH, England, U.K.
01264 361962

April 19 , 20 or 21 Arrive Surrey. OPEN TIME

April 22 - Give workshop: Thrown & Altered Forms for ceramics students at The
Surrey Institute of Art & Design.
Contact: Ronald Hackney, Ceramics Dept., Surrey Institute of Art & Design,
Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DS, England, U.K.
Tel: (011) 44-1252-722441

April 22, 23 or 24 - Arrive in Kent OPEN TIME

April 25 - Give workshop in Thrown & Altered Forms for the Kent Potters.
Contact person: Tessa Oates, Chipstead Pottery, 13 Chevening Road,
Chipstead Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2RY. England, United Kingdom
Tel/Fax: 01732 451730

April 25- 29th OPEN TIME - Possible visit to cousin in Paris.
April 30 - Depart to USA

> ----------------------------Original message----------------------------
> Muchelney is next door to Langport. You should find that easily enough on
> the map. The Abbey is really nice but also look in the church next to it.
> It has a painted ceiling and medieval tiles under the carpet near the pulpit
> (if I remember correctly). Just up the road on the other side of Langport
> is a small village called Aller. There you will find another excellent
> potter by the name of Bryan Newman. -----------------------------------------

> John Eden
> Ceramics Department
> John Abbott College
> Ste. Anne de Bellevue
> Quebec, Canada.
> 514-457-6610. ext. 395
> e-mail >

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