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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

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Address: Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 748100
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Kettle's Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth...
Kettle's Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth century works of art and a gallery presenting a changing programme of contemporary and modern art exhibitions. There is a lively programme of events including music and workshops. KETTLE'S YARD WILL CLOSE FROM 22 JUNE 2015 FOR A MAJOR REDEVELOPMENT, SEE THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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Worth The Walk

Having missed a visit to the gallery when last in Cambridge 30 odd years ago, I made a point of making the walk over the Cam to get here. I was not disappointed. The gallery had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Worcester
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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Having missed a visit to the gallery when last in Cambridge 30 odd years ago, I made a point of making the walk over the Cam to get here. I was not disappointed. The gallery had an interesting exhibition, New Rhythms, of early twentieth century art inspired by dance, sport, etc, by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and others; unfortunately I was reluctant... More 

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Zhuhai, China
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This place had a very unique artistic design. For instance, every room is designed to very precise specifications with artwork in the form of paintings, stones, cups, vases, etc, but each room will have a theme. For instance, in one room there is a yellow dot in the painting, and n the other side of the room, there is always... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This is always my favourite place whenever I visit Cambridge. Both of the gallery and house are fascinating. The gallery is small, but if you prefer cozy gallery to big museum, this place is for you. The house... you should not miss it! As the door is closed, you may think the house isn’t open. But, please pull the string... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Visited the gallery first then the house where you ring the bell to be let in and leave all bags in a locked cupboard. Hard to explain the appeal of this wonderful place. The whole vibe is just amazing and even though the art work wasnt to my taste, I just loved the fact you could wander around, sit in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Well worth a visit but closing in mid-June 2015 for 2 years renovation. It is free admission and you are greeted at the door when you hand in your bags and coats and are introduced to the house. The house is deceptively large. It is great looking at the art work within the house and sitting on the chairs to... More 

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Griff
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Free admission, you've got to pull on a bell to be let in! It isn't the easiest of places to find but once inside the guides are very helpful if you ask them a question. A lovely cosy little gallery that holds more than you think. Be prepared to be amazed.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

There is Jim Ede's house which is truly inspiring - a personal collection in the house where he lived. Next door is the gallery which has regular exhibitions and activities. An institution

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UK
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98 reviews 98 reviews
30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This superb exhibition partly housed in the former home of Jim Ede is about to close for 2 years in order to restore it.

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Cognac, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

What a delight to see a home filled with lovely furntire and art work of its time. There is certainly an artistic vibe in the house and you can imagine all the meetings of like minded people happening in there. The staff were very informative and made it a pleasure to visit.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The gallery is worth visiting, but unremarkable. However, the house is a fascinating and unusual attraction that should be a must visit for anyone looking around Cambridge.

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