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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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If you enjoy modern paintings from the last half of the 20th Century, such as those by Ben... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Duck20171001
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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A quick visit to see the artifacts and paintings. Well worth the detour and the wait to get in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wizardblue14
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Northampton, 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...more
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Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

If you enjoy modern paintings from the last half of the 20th Century, such as those by Ben Nicholson, this house created from four small cottages shouldn't be missed. It's ten years since my last visit and the house seemed even better than I remembered...More

Thank Duck20171001
Reviewed 2 days ago

A quick visit to see the artifacts and paintings. Well worth the detour and the wait to get in. Coffee good as well.

Thank Wizardblue14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the first week in October during heavy rain, which we soon forgot entirely once through the doors. From two vibrant exhibitions in the main spaces which offered up new perspectives in a fun yet lyrical way, to the utter delight of Jim and Helen...More

Thank deaka100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim Ede’s house is well worth visiting and revisiting - but the new galleries were disappointing with no current exhibitions of interest. Entrance is free and the shop is inviting! There’s a small cafe too. The house is filled with priceless art and furniture, ornaments...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At last we made it to Kettles Yard. last time we were in Cambridge it was still closed for refurbishment. What a fabulous place. If you happen to be a fan of Alfred Wallis it's seventh heaven.I had no idea they had so many. It...More

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free event and is suited to those who want to explore the balance of modern and traditional art in household decor design. While I was initially a skeptic; I very quickly came to realise how wonderfully clever the balance of space, light,...More

Thank MarkP08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This so exceeded my expectations. It wasn’t just a collection of works of art but was an experience of being allowed to wander round, sit in beautiful chairs in the rooms, ask questions from knowledgable guides, read from bookshelves and be inside something beautiful that...More

Thank ruthtt
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The house once belonged to an art collector and former curator of the Tate Gallery, and is preserved exactly as he left it, with his wonderful collection of pictures and sculptures on display, and even the smallest object positioned precisely, whether it be a pebble...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Kettle's Yard have just started doing tours of the house on Fridays, which give an informed introduction to the house and the Edes who used to live there. Then had time for a more leisurely look at the beautiful rooms - Jim Ede's curation is...More

Thank kag2
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I've decided I am going to move into Ede House. It has to be the most tranquil, beautifully presented setting for art. It's just perfect. Thank you Jim and Helen for your wonderful donation.

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