Opening Hours

House, galleries, café and shop: Wednesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House and galleries are available here.

Last entry to the House is at 4.20pm

Access Information & Contact Us

Find access information here. 

+44 (0)1223 748 100


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Great Art Quest, 2018. Photo: Josh Murfitt
Photo: Daniela Florez
Photo Catarina Rodrigues
Photo: Josh Murfitt
Photo Daniela Florez
Great Art Quest, 2018. Photo: Josh Murfitt

From early years to higher education

Visiting Kettle’s Yard is FREE and you can choose from a variety of different activities and types of visits to suit your needs.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings are set aside exclusively for schools, academies, colleges and universities. Self-led visits during regular opening hours can also be booked in advance.

Types of Visit

Self-led visit during regular opening hours:

Introductory tour and drawing activities:
FREE to all UK-based state schools*

Look / Make / Talk:
£50 per class for an interactive visit including drawing, discussion and practical activities*

Arts Award Discover in a morning:
£5/child including moderation

Artist-led workshop:
from £180 per class for a full morning including introductory tour, drawing activities and artist-led workshop*

Full day Kettle’s Yard experience with two artist-led workshops:
from £300 per class

*Please note, if your school charges a fee, e.g. private schools or language schools, we charge £50 for an introductory tour with drawing activities, £100 for Look / Make / Talk sessions and £230 for an artist-led workshop

Booking a Visit

It is essential to book any group visit in advance (including self-led groups). To do this please click here and fill in an expression of interest form.

We will then get in touch to discuss your visit further and subsequently send a booking confirmation with final details. Please note – submitting an expression of interest form does not guarantee your booking.

Learning Resources

Click here to see our range of resources for teachers including artist and exhibition teachers’ packs and a virtual tour of the House.

Teachers’ Programme

We offer a range of activities to support teachers make the most of Kettle’s Yard. This includes introductory tours for new exhibitions and a regular programme of workshops and activities to inspire your own practice and support you to bring new ideas into the classroom.

Upcoming events:

To hear about all new events for teachers, join our teachers’ mailing list by emailing

Practical Information

For more information about getting to Kettle’s Yard, including parking and coach drop-offs, click here.

For more information about Access, click here or get in touch at to discuss more.


Our visits, artist-led workshops and teacher resources can all support Artsmark schools and academies in their schemes of work, curriculum designs and extra-curricular offers. Please get in touch with us to find out more.

Arts Award

We are an Arts Award centre and support schools to lead Arts Award at every level. We can offer visits and workshops designed around completing Arts Award Discover in a day, or to support part of Explore, Bronze, Silver or Gold.

Stay in Touch

To stay updated on all opportunities and events for schools and teachers at Kettle’s Yard, join our mailing list by emailing