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Become a Patron and help us to present an outstanding artistic programme, commission artists and conserve the house and collection


Becoming a Kettle’s Yard Patron means joining a community of likeminded individuals committed to supporting Kettle’s Yard’s mission of making great art accessible to all. The generous support of our Ede Circle and Directors’ Circle enables Kettle’s Yard to continue to commission artists, plan conservation projects and deliver our innovative exhibition, music, and learning programmes.

Joining our group of Patrons is a rewarding and engaging way of supporting Kettle’s Yard. Each level of Patronage provides different benefits designed to deepen your relationship with Kettle’s Yard; with behind-the-scenes access, bespoke visits to galleries and private collections, curator-led tours and invitations to opening receptions.

To become a Patron please contact the Development team: / 01223 748100.

The Director’s Circle

The Director’s Circle is our top-tier patrons group for individuals who want to support some of the best contemporary art and artists working today.

  • Exclusive access to exhibition opening dinners
  • Invitations to special events hosted by the Director and Senior Curator
  • A complimentary catalogue for each exhibition
  • Access to the full Ede Circle and Friends of Kettle’s Yard events programme
  • Access to leading art fairs in London and beyond
£2,000 per annum

The Ede Circle

Support from the Ede Circle enables us to present outstanding exhibitions, conserve the Kettle’s Yard house and collection and support our extensive learning and community programme.

  • Curator-led private views of exhibitions in London, Cambridge and further afield
  • Annual dinner hosted by the Director
  • Invitations to exhibition previews and tours throughout the year
  • Complimentary membership of the Friends of Kettle’s Yard and access to their events programme
  • Access to leading art fairs in London and beyond
£1,000 per annum
Photo by Chris Boland

Director’s Circle Members

Dr Carol Atack & Alex van Someren

Sir Charles & Lady Chadwyck-Healey

John & Jennifer Crompton

Samantha de Reus & Felix Zhang

Sarah & Gerard Griffin

Lily Bacon & Dr Andy Harter CBE

Ruth Rattenbury

Robert Sansom & Edith Eligator

Guy Vesey

Tamsin & Stewart Wilkinson

And those who wish to remain

Ede Circle Members

Michael Allen OBE & Marjolein Wytzes

Stuart Ansell

Roger Bamber & Nicky Napier

Dr Sophie Bowness

Angela Choon

Eve Corder

David Cleevely CBE & Rosalind Cleevely

Nicky Crompton

Jennifer Crouch

Dr Claire & Professor Martin Daunton

Emma Davis

Sean Gorvy

Tim Llewellyn OBE

Anne Lonsdale CBE

Nicki & Christie Marrian

James & Melanie McLaren

Suling Chan Mead

Keith Moffat

James Ross-Russell

Jonathan & Nicole Scott

Professor Elizabeth Simpson OBE

Alan Swerdlow & Jeremy Greenwood

Robin Vousden

Lord Wilson of Dinton

For further information please contact the Development team: / 01223 748100