That Pottery Thing

  • The NWCF has an new fundraiser – That Pottery Thing… with two ways to participate: in-person and on-line.
  • The in-person portion of That Pottery Thing… will be held at the Mayer Studio, 1000 Parker Street, September 30th, 2021, from 6:00 pm. Our host for the evening will be the ever-gracious Sheryl MacKay of CBC North by Northwest fame.
    The in-person event will include:
  • An open bar, tasty treats and raffle items.
  • A display of auction items available through the on-line auction.
  • Presentations featuring short talks and videos about our various charitable projects including bursaries, scholarships, the Speaker Series, and the NWCF MW Award of Excellence. All funds raised support these important projects.
  • A special display honouring Jinny Whitehead’s contribution to BC ceramics.
  • The highlight of the evening will be the awarding of the NWCF Mayer Wosk Award of Excellence, presented to an outstanding BC ceramist.
  • All this will be broadcast through a live zoom available free to the wider community.
  • All in-person guests receive a dessert plate generously donated by BC potters.
  • Tickets for in-person guests for That Pottery Thing ….  are $75.00, first come, first served, available here on this website after September 1. A charitable tax receipt will be issued for a portion of each ticket.
  • That Pottery Thing… will be free for zoom guests.
  • A catalogue of auction items on offer will be online here; bidding will open September 15. Registering is free, but participants must register to bid.

Group-Zoom-Parties will be eligible for a door prize. Let us know about your party.
Any questions, please email Debra Sloan at

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