These are photographs from an exhibition ‘Pottery Workers’ shown at Keele  Gallery and the Gladstone Pottery Museum, Stoke-on-Trent in 1994. Many of these photographs are in the Collection of the Library and Archives, Stoke on Trent.


Spode fettler


‘Indoors and Out, A Portrait of the Small Farm’ 1992 – 3 (Museum of English Rural Life, Reading; Dartington and Exeter University)

‘Changing Rural Devon’ (rural touring exhibition)

’Farm Women’ 1994 -5 (Somerset Museum of Rural Life , Exeter Art Centre and   Newport College of Art).

‘PotteryWorkers’ (Keele University and Gladstone Pottery Museum) 1994.

Exhibited in ‘Resourceful Women’(Staffordshire University) 1995.

‘Farm Women’ (Hereford Photography Festival) 1995

‘Memory’ (Hereford Festival) 1996

‘Tracing the Blueprint’, with Hilary Burns, the basket-maker (the Guild of Devon Craftsmen (2011) and (the Museum in the Park, Stroud) 2014.

I am guest-curating an exhibition at the Gloucester Museum which opens on 12th October 2019 and closes on 18th April 2020. It is called ’The Magical World of William Simmonds, Puppets and Paintings’.

The Magical World of William Simmonds poster