Opening Hours

Café, galleries and shop: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House: Tuesday – Sunday 12  – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House are available at the information desk on arrival or online here.

Last entry to the House is at 4.30pm

Please note that our galleries will be closed on
Sunday 30 September 2018
Tuesday 2 October 2018
8 – 22 October 2018
Contact Us

+44 (0)1223 748 100
mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

 

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Find out What’s On at Kettle’s Yard here.

With a month to go before Kettle’s Yard closes its doors to begin a major building project we’ve rounded up the top ten reasons you should visit before 22nd June.

1.     A warm welcome

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Here’s what some recent visitors said about Kettle’s Yard staff:

‘Wonderful……..an eclectic and delightful art collection and a quite perfect living space…..all rounded and complemented by the friendly and knowledgeable staff….’

‘Rang the bell to a lovely, genuine welcome. We were made to feel relaxed although it was a busy day…Great that there are no labels, but someone unobtrusively on hand to answer questions.’

2.     New Rhythms

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We’ve had a great response to our New Rhythms exhibition from visitors & critics so far, check out our reviews in The Spectator, The Telegraph and The Economist.  “…his dancers wrestled, his wrestlers danced. Everything was movement. And this show leaves the head delightedly spinning.” 4 star review, The Telegraph, March 2015

3.     Live Music

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Whether you’re a regular at Kettle’s Yard or you’ve never heard a concert in the beautiful setting of the house, pick from our chamber, new music and student series before we move off site. Find out more.

4.     To be inspired

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We love to see visitors’ drawings, poetry and photography created at Kettle’s Yard, why not come along and see if it inspires you to get creative.

5.     A new installation in St Peter’s Church

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Currently on show in the 11th Century church next to Kettle’s Yard is a specially created installation of found objects and drawings by artist Whitney McVeigh. Find out more.

6.     Discover our displays

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Explore the house and you’ll discover three displays amongst the permanent collection; a selection of contemporary works curated by Drawing Room London, works on paper by Cambridge letter carver David Kindersley and sketches of birds by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska curated by young people in the Circuit group.

7.     Shop

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Browse the gallery shop for art books, beautiful prints and special exhibition related products.

8.     Peace & relaxation

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‘I just loved the fact you could wander around, sit in the vast number of chairs and just relax. Difficult to put into words – just visit and you will understand!’ Recent visitor via Trip Advisor.

9.     Free family guides

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Pick up our free illustrated guides in the house and New Rhythms exhibition, with activities for all ages to enjoy.

10.  Castle Hill Open Day on 20 June

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A free family fun day exploring the Castle Hill area of Cambridge with talks, tours, creative activities and live music! This is also the last weekend that Kettle’s Yard is open before the redevelopment begins. Find out more.