We make all our pots by hand, mostly on a traditional potter's wheel. Everything at Whichford is done in-house which means we have total control during the making process. Meet our team and see learn how we make our pots!

View our pictorial timeline of how the pottery has developed over the years.

Meet the 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.