Temporary Closure

Following the latest Government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery is temporarily closed to help protect visitors, staff and the wider community.  If you have booked a ticket for a future date we will be in touch as soon as the situation is clear.

Opening Hours

House, galleries, café and shop:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Access Information & Contact Us

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

 

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Transcript

He [Jim Ede] was always looking out for bits and pieces and brought various things back to the cottages and he was always, of course, fascinated by it himself and thrilled to show you and so he made the whole thing very exciting and it was then that I realised that, as he almost once put it to me, that having tried to be an artist for a bit, he realised he wasn’t really a painter and he then began to be so fascinated by painting, sculpture, everything that he worked on, the whole history of it and on the objects and discovering the kind of people whom he felt were doing it right and through doing that, he gradually came through, I think, he didn’t really explain this very much but I think it’s true, to see that he could make as his work of art a house that was so ordered and furnished and painted and he’d already done this, begun to do this, in other places, in North Africa for instance, so he’d been moving in this direction but a place, that in a place of education like Cambridge and that’s why it appealed to him, people could come into and catch a vision and the vision itself was deepening and sharpening as he was making it.