Simon is a Thrower and has been working at the pottery for 17 years. He enjoys the process involved in making a pot, in the manipulation of the clay and the physicality of the work. Simon lives and surfs in Cornwall with his wife whom he recently wed. 

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.