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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
+44 1223 748100
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Compact, charming, likeable collection.

This small collection in what was its founder's home has, rightly, timed admissions. It is free... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom B
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Idyllic setting for eclectic collection.

Came across this fabulous gallery whilst walking through Cambridge.The web-site is amazing and made... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
59caroline2017
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Come to Kettle's Yard to enjoy art in an inspiring setting. Experience changing exhibitions in our new galleries and explore a wonderful collection of art in a historic house. And it is all free. The new Kettle's Yard opened in February 2018 with galleries, creative spaces for activities and a cafe and a shop. There are free, changing exhibitions to visit throughout the year, showing artists from around the world. We also have a variety of events for all ages, from workshops to music concerts. Visit our website to find out what's on. In the House you can enjoy paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics and textiles. Works of art are displayed alongside natural objects like shells, pebbles and plants to create a unique place that many enjoy for its tranquility and beauty. We offer lots of art activities for all ages. Many of these are free and drop in, with no need to book. Find out about all our upcoming events on our website.
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Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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+44 1223 748100
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Reviewed yesterday

This small collection in what was its founder's home has, rightly, timed admissions. It is free. Queue for a ticket and go sightseeing elsewhere if necessary. The collection is of things that Jim Ede liked. None are major artworks in the large gallery sense. Most...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came across this fabulous gallery whilst walking through Cambridge.The web-site is amazing and made me even more determined to visit. I could have spent hours in the house which epitomizes the quote“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had been wanting to visit for awhile, finally made it and no regrets. Jim Ede's collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture from the mid-20th century is interesting and it's lovely being able to see these objects in their original domestic setting. It's also wonderful that...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I first visited Kettle's Yard House five years ago and again last week having recently become a friend of the gallery. The original building is small and can seem overfull with just a handful of visitors though thankfully a gallery was added in 1970 and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had seen some of the items from the permanent collection here while they were on display in the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, during the redevelopment of Kettle's Yard. So once I knew we were coming to Cambridge and the gallery had reopened, I was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't many rooms to this museum. But the rooms that there are are interesting, and very well presented. The art on display is also well chosen and thought provoking. Just on the Northern outskirts of central Cambridge, it's easy to walk to. There's no...More

Thank ausome_a
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Reviewed 1 week ago

newly refurbished and now open, temporary galleries and education space in the new bit, decent shop with good range of stuff to buy, cafe; the old house which is just lovely super helpful guides on hand, church with further exhibition. be aware that entry to...More

Thank ZaraA14
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A different sort of gallery...a different sort of experience...sit in the chairs, read the books...spend as long as you like there gazing at the art or relaxing...free...

Thank EssexBilly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As the new galleries were shut for setting up the next exhibition we toured for FREE the cottage/house where the Ede's lived, collected and displayed their eclectic bunch of objects. They created stunning, absorbing, simple, harmonious sets of interiors. Spot the themes - boats in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit, small but very interesting, good art gallery. Unusual now days to go somewhere free. Had a tasty snack in the small cafe. A good afternoon out.

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