A day to celebrate the skills and craftsmanship of the Whichford Team.
Explore our Workshop - All day
A rare opportunity to see the pottery in full swing on a Saturday - from how we manufacture our own blend of clay to the ancient three-pull throwing technique. Dip in for a whistle-stop tour or take your time and immerse yourself in the making of our world-renowned flowerpots. Free and no need to book. Take home our complimentary celebration booklet.
Design and Decorate: A Practical Workshop - 9.45am to 11.15am
With guidance from our Head Decorator Debs and her team, you will use your own design ideas to decorate a pre-thrown Whichford Pot (26cm high x 31cm wide) for collection once fired. £65 per person. Booking essential.
Big & Bold Demonstration by Adam Keeling - 11.30am and 2.30pm
Adam Keeling throws our biggest pots. Watch and be astounded by the incredible skill involved in making some of the largest hand-thrown pots in Europe! Free demonstration but please book to reserve your place. Demonstrations last 45 minutes each.
Personal Pottery Tour with Jim Keeling
Jim & Dominique founded Whichford Pottery in 1976, and to kick off our Open Day Jim will be giving a personal tour of his beloved pottery. This will be followed by coffee, cake and a throwing demonstration in his private workshop.
£45 per person. Limited places - booking essential. Tour begins at 9am.