What's On - 25th Feb: Adventures in Art with Willow Kemp

Adventures in Art with Willow Kemp
at Ham Yard Hotel
Saturday 25th February 2023 at 10.30am


Art aficionados are invited to discover Kit Kemp's personally curated art collection at Ham Yard Hotel on 18th February. Hosted by Willow Kemp who will bring the hotel's interiors to life with character and playful charm. Tour the works in this special guided walk whilst learning how to collect and successfully hang art.

Artworks range from Tony Cragg’s sculpture at the centre of Ham Yard Hotel’s courtyard, to the mesmerising 'A Million Times' installation by Humans Since 1982 and Martha Freud’s 32 glowing porcelain pots, which feature within the restaurant.

Starting in the Drawing Room of Ham Yard Hotel, visitors will be guided through Kit’s personally chosen art collection, before embarking on an intimate walking tour to some of Soho and Mayfair’s most prestigious galleries.

The walk will end back at Ham Yard Hotel, where guests can choose to enjoy a delicious three-course lunch or Afternoon Tea.

£110 per person, including walking tour and three-course lunch or Afternoon Tea.

Walks last approximately 2.5 hours followed by lunch or Afternoon Tea. Please note that lunch and afternoon tea reservations are set within your own booking groups. If you have any questions, please contact restaurant@hamyardhotel.com and they will be happy to help.

Willow received an MA in Architecture at St Johns College, Cambridge before moving to Germany to study Sculpture at the Dusseldorf Kunstakademie under Director Tony Cragg, where she received a further Masters degree. An art ambassador for Firmdale Hotels and working in the design team at Kit Kemp Design Studio, Willow sources and acquires new pieces, curates art walks and hosts In Conversations with artists. She is involved in creating new furniture, textiles, and product design for the hotels, residential and commercial projects.