Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you're interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there's something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.

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5 Days of Ceramics – Leigh Merrit (July 10-14)

July 10, 2023 @ 9:00 am - July 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

$316.00 – $395.00
A ceramicist working at a pottery wheel with tools and clay mugs and bowls in the foreground.


Monday to Friday, July 10-14, 9am – 4pm
Can’t make it this week? This course is also running July 17-21! Check availability here.

Have some pottery experience? Want the opportunity to practice and improve? Join Leigh Merrit in the NBCCD Ceramics Studio and play with clay! Leigh will be there to support your journey as you work on your throwing techniques, centering, and trimming on a genuine potter’s wheel. Leigh will even show you how to decorate your finished pieces, making them unique and truly yours. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!


Regular ticket price (April 19 @ 12pm – June 26 @ 11:30pm): $395

NBCCD staff, faculty, and current students (including 2023 graduates) receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD Discount ticket below.

Additional material fees: On the first day, participants will be able to purchase materials from the College Store.

1 box of Cone 6 Clay – $75
Beginner Pottery Tool Kit – $20

Any participants who have Cone 6 Clay and tools are welcome to bring their own.

FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.


Leigh Merritt was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick and grew up in the rural community of Tay Creek where he currently resides. After completing his BA at St. Thomas University in 2005 he went on to study at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). He earned his Foundation Visual Arts certificate in 2006, a certificate in Specialty Photography in 2008, a diploma in Fine Craft – Ceramics in 2010, and a certificate in Advanced Studies Visual Arts in 2011.


July 10, 2023 @ 9:00 am
July 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
$316.00 – $395.00
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New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
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Fredericton, NB E3B 1B7 Canada
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If a request for a refund is submitted at least 14 days before the course begins, you will be eligible for a 94% refund. A 6% deduction will cover the administration costs and stripe service fee. For refund requests made between 8 and 13 days before the course begins, a 75% refund will be granted. If a refund request is received within 7 days or less before the course start date, a refund will not be issued unless we can fill your spot with another participant. In the event that a participant cannot attend an in-person course due to illness, they can receive a Honeybee voucher for 75% of the value of their course that can be paid towards another class in the future. The participant will need to notify the Honeybee Coordinator before the course begins.


If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants. If class is cancelled due to weather, the course will be moved to the following weekend (unless otherwise specified). If you cannot attend the new scheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.

For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our frequently asked questions.