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Friends of Kettle’s Yard

Becoming a Friend is a quick and easy way to support Kettle’s Yard

Who are the Friends?

The Friends of Kettle’s Yard were established in 1984 to support Kettle’s Yard. By becoming a Friend you will help us to conserve the house and collection, present ground-breaking exhibitions, develop exciting learning and community projects and make art accessible to all while also developing your own interest in art.

Become a Friend of Kettle’s Yard

Your benefits will include:

  • Free entry to the Kettle’s Yard house
  • Invitation to the Friends’ Annual Party
  • Friends’ priority booking for selected exhibition openings
  • Friends’ events, tours and visits
  • 10% discount in the shop
  • Regular communications on news, events and updates from Kettle’s Yard
  • Exclusive digital content on the house and collection

Friends’ Membership Rates

Individual Membership £30 – buy now

Joint Membership £50 – buy now

Student/Unwaged – Individual Membership £10 – buy now

Student/Unwaged – Joint Membership £15 – buy now

Individual Life Membership £500 – buy now

Joint Life Membership £750 – buy now

Gift Individual Membership (with Gift box) –buy now

Gift Joint Membership (with Gift box) – buy now

Gift Membership (without Gift box) – buy now

'Construction (Birds)' on display at Kettle's Yard

Friends Events

The Friends of Kettle’s Yard have a volunteer events committee which organises a varied and busy programme of events for members.

If you have any queries about the Friends and or the Friends events programme please email:

Listen to British fashion designer Paul Smith in conversation with design journalist Aimee Farrell. This event was organised by the Friends of Kettle’s Yard.

Feedback from the Friends Event ‘My Kettle’s Yard: In Conversation With Sir Paul Smith’

“Attended an awesome talk with Paul Smith at Kettle’s Yard today! So inspirational! Creative juices and ideas are now in full flow!”

“Brilliant talk today by Paul Smith. So good to hear someone to genuine and generous speaking with such passion about his work and industry, and connections with modern visual artists and spaces. It was genuinely refreshing! Thank you.”

“Thank you for such an inspiring event, such an enjoyable hour…more of these please!”

Upcoming Events

Join the Friends of Kettle’s Yard

To join the Friends of Kettle’s Yard either click on the link below where you can join online on a secure site run by the University of Cambridge, download the membership form from the link below or call us on 01223 748100 and we will send you a membership form.

If you have any queries please email:

Become a Friend of Kettle’s Yard

Download our membership form