Debs has been working as a Head Decorator at the pottery since 2015. She really enjoys the creativity and diversity involved in working with clay and loves the friendly team she is in. Before joining us Debs studied a Masters in Sound Art and creates her own work in her spare time. She has a lovely rescue dog called Bella

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!

Lynda Dyer

Lynda has worked at the pottery for 22 years. She is our Head of Hand Pressed but also helps within the decorating and stoneware departments. Lynda made 11,000 of the 88,000 poppies that Whichford Pottery created as part of the Remembrance Day installation at the Tower of London.