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.
Looking for Spring 2023 courses? There’s still time to register for workshops on Saturday, April 29, including: Mosaic Sun Catcher, Silk Screen Saturday, and Lino Printmaking. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!
5 Days of Ceramics – Leigh Merrit (July 17-21)
July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm$316.00 – $395.00
Monday to Friday, July 17-21, 9am – 4pm
Can’t make it this week? This course is also running July 10-14. Check course 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!
TICKET PRICING & MATERIAL COST:
Regular ticket price (April 19 @ 12pm – July 3 @ 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.
If a request for a refund is made between 8 and 14 days before the course begins, a 95% refund will be granted (5% will be retained to cover processing fees). If a request for a refund is made 7 days or fewer before the course begins, a refund will only be granted if the participant’s spot is able to be filled.
If a participant is unable to attend a course due to illness or family emergency, they may be eligible to receive a voucher for a portion of the course fee. The participant must notify the HFS Coordinator at HoneybeeFolkSchool@nbccd.ca as soon as possible. The voucher amount will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may be up to 75% of the course fee.
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 a class is cancelled due to inclement weather a new date will be set. If a participant cannot attend the rescheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.
For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our list of frequently asked questions.