Debs has been working as a Head Decorator at the pottery for almost two years. She really enjoys the creativity and diversity involved in working with clay and loves the friendly and jokey team she is in. Before joining us Debs studied a Masters in Sound Art and creates her own work in her spare time.

Our other makers

Jim Keeling

Jim founded Whichford Pottery in 1976 and enjoys running and being part of a team.

He is notorious for taking on as many challenges as he can and has a passion for rediscovering old skills and keeping alive a communal way of working. 

Adam Keeling

Adam is Jim’s eldest son, he is a Thrower and our Production Manager. He grew up at the pottery and has been throwing for as long as he can remember. He is a father of four and enjoys making large pots and firing up his clay pizza ovens!

Richard Blencowe

Richard is a Clay Technician and has worked at the pottery for 26 years. He really enjoys talking to the public and explaining how everything works. Richard is an animal lover and his dogs (Mist and Willow) often come to work with him.