Kettles Yard

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Kettles Yard was the home of Jim Ede, a former curator at the Tate Gallery, London, and his wife for 16 years. It now houses Ede's collection of art, mostly of the first half of the twentieth century, paintings and sculpture are interlaced with furniture, glass, ceramics and natural objects. Edes vision of Kettles Yard was as a place where visitors would find a home and a welcome, a refuge of peace and order of the visual arts and of music, a vision visitors would agree he has achieved.

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Car

By Road from London; the South or the West
M11, exit J13. Turn right onto the A1303 into Cambridge (the Madingley Road). At the end of this road, you will come to a mini roundabout. Turn left (lane marked straight on) onto Northampton St. Take the first left into Pound Hill (just before the Town and Gown pub); you will find a number of metered parking spaces here. Parking in this area is free after 17.00.

By Road from the North or East; from the A10, turn onto the A14 westbound. From the A14, take the 1307 exit towards Cambridge. Continue along the 1307 past Girton College. Go through the traffic lights by the Texaco petrol station then down the hill. At the bottom of the hill is a set of traffic lights. Kettle's Yard Gallery windows are on your right. Turn right onto Northampton Street, then take the first right into Pound Hill, where there are metered parking spaces. Parking in this area is free after 17.00.

Train / Bus / Taxi

Number C1 bus runs from the train station to Bridge Street, a short walk over Magdalene Bridge brings you to the gallery on Castle Street. By taxi it takes approximately fifteen minutes to get to Kettle's Yard from the train station.

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-14:00 - 16:0014:00 - 16:0014:00 - 16:0014:00 - 16:0014:00 - 16:0014:00 - 16:00
*Closed: 24-26 December, 29 December, 1 January.
*Closed Good Friday 10 April 2009.

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Free

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Address:Kettles Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ, UK.
Phone: +44 1223 748100
Email: mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

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