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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
+44 1223 748100
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Soothing

Recently re-opened after a long drawn out extending and refurbishing process, Kettles Yard is... read more

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giovanni579
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A real surprise

The staff of Henry Moore foundation advice us to visit in Cambridge this house and exhibition and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
marco b
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Casale Monferrato, Italy
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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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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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+44 1223 748100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently re-opened after a long drawn out extending and refurbishing process, Kettles Yard is welcomed back. Originally the private house of ex-art curator Jim Ede, nothing grand, more of a cottage, he filled it with his own taste in paintings such as those by Alfred...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff of Henry Moore foundation advice us to visit in Cambridge this house and exhibition and never advice has been better. Located in an historic part of Cambridge near magdalen college, this institution porpoise actually an exhibition of Antony Gormley the great British sculptor....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in two minds about whether to visit Kettle's Yard or not, dither no longer. It's a thoroughly inspiring space, housing Jim Ede's fascinating collection of art, furniture and sundry other objects. The fact that the building was Ede's actual home for 17...More

Thank Ian G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went because we wanted to check out the Anthony Gormley exhibition. It was well organised and free. The unexpected bonus was the House which we knew nothing about where you’ll find an intriguing eclectic mix of furniture and works of art. At busy times...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Antony Gormley exhibition yesterday. A first visit to Kettles Yard since its renovation. Superb building with great access for me as a wheelchair user. Greatly helpful, knowledgeable and courteous staff and a great experience all round. The film of Gormley's work was a...More

Thank Frances P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the Anthony Gormley exhibition - excellent. We were given a timed entry to the house and were so glad we had waited. The house is wonderful. I especially loved the older part. Although you are asked not to touch items on display you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited while the Antony Gormley exhibition was on show. This is only a small sample of his work but it does include two very recent works. The “Infinite Cube II” was outstanding. On an upper floor the BBC Imagine documentary “Antony Gormley: Being Human...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The surreal creations of Anthony Gormley at Kettle's Yard were fascinating and intriguing. One is left wanting to reach into the mind of this artist to find out how these creations are conceived in his imagination.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kettle’s Yard and house for the first time since the major refurbishment. We were not disappointed. Certainly worth waiting for. We were welcomed by very helpful staff and had visited the website before the visit and booked the House Tour tickets beforehand. Certainly...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally managed a tour of Kettle's Yard since its refurbishment. It is such a fascinating house to visit, with gems throughout. Although having to get a ticket to visit the house is a bit of a chore, once there, you can stay as long as...More

Thank Muriel D
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