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Coronavirus Temporary Closure: Please note that Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery will be closed from 17 March 2020. You can keep up to date with the latest information here.

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

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7 March 2020, 10.30am – 4.30pm

This event is now fully booked

Join artist Paul Patrick Fenner for a special one-day drawing and poetry workshop at Kettle’s Yard. In this workshop, you will draw in the House, looking at its relationship with twentieth-century poetry and create a collage monoprint.

The day will start with a look at artists including Matisse, Braque and Morandi and the poetry of Francis Ponge. Paul will then lead a tour of the House and teach you a variety of drawing exercises and approaches, studying the careful arrangement of objects and art, and the rhythms and correspondences connecting them. The second half of the day will be spent making monoprints and drawing from an assortment of objects.

You will create multiple drawings and make several prints during the workshop, working up to a final collage monoprint.

£125, booking required, includes private tour, refreshments and 10% discount in the cafe, lunch not included


The Clore Learning Studio is fully accessible. It can be reached by stairs or by lift, to the basement -1 floor. There is an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities in the basement beside the Learning Studio. There are more toilets and facilities on the ground and first floors. The making part of the workshop will take place in the Clore Learning Studio.

The House is not fully accessible and  includes spiral staircase in the cottage and other stepped levels. The extension to the House is fully accessible and we are happy to accommodate all visitors wishing to join.

Terms and Conditions

Tickets are non-refundable.

If you need to cancel your booking, please inform us in writing as soon as possible at Kettle’s Yard Courses, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 OAQ or email us at

No ticket may be resold or transferred.

We ask that you let us know at time of booking, of any allergy or food intolerance, and any dietary requirements.

Kettle’s Yard reserves the right to alter any part of the programme if necessary. We will only cancel courses after careful consideration, but reserve the right to do so under exceptional circumstances. In the event of a cancellation, participants will be informed in writing as soon as possible and course fees will be refunded in full.