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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Intermediate Ceramics | Monday Session – Jess Kelly

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - February 28 @ 9:00 pm

$250.00 – $312.00
A woman leans over clay on a pottery wheel in an attempt to shape it in a workshop at the Honeybee Folk School

SEVEN WEEK COURSE, Every Monday from 6 PM – 9 PM

Intermediate Ceramic Techniques!

Dates: Mondays

February 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8 – 2024

Do you have prior ceramics experience? This class enables you to expand your knowledge in pottery and practice new ceramic techniques. Focus will be placed on increasing wheel throwing and trimming methods and may also include decorating skills. You will learn to attach and build by hand in a way that is enjoyable and fun. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to work with local artist Jess Kelly and nurture your inner potter.


Regular ticket price (December 1st, 12pm – February 2nd, 11:30pm): $312

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

Additional material fees:

On the first evening participants will be required to purchase materials below. Materials are available in the College Store.  

Box of cone six clay – (price varies per box of clay). One-two boxes may be necessary. Pottery tool sets  are available at the college store or students are welcome to bring their own set of tools

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


Jess Kelly discovered her love for clay at 19, launching her artistic journey at NBCCD. With a diploma in ceramics, she’s been a pottery technician at NBCCD for 8 years. In 2015, Jess started teaching evening classes, welcoming all skill levels. Her inclusive approach and mentoring style have made her a trusted guide for aspiring potters.

As Jess looks ahead to 2024, she remains eager and enthusiastic about continuing her journey as an educator. Her commitment to fostering a vibrant and supportive learning environment reflects her enduring passion for both the craft and the individuals she has the privilege to teach. Through her dedication, Jess Kelly not only shapes clay but also molds the artistic aspirations of those she inspires.

Learn more about what we do at Honeybee Folk School and what courses we have coming up!


February 26 @ 6:00 pm
February 28 @ 9:00 pm
$250.00 – $312.00
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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.