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Tudor house surviving in the heart of a thriving East London community
Built in 1535 by prominent courtier of Henry VIII, Sir Ralph Sadleir, Sutton House retains much of the atmosphere of a Tudor home despite some alterations by later occupants, including a succession of merchants, Huguenot silkweavers, and squatters. Discover oak-panelled rooms, original carved fireplaces and a charming courtyard.
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Influential black Londoners trail and exhibition
October is Black History Month. If you visit from 29 September to 30 November you'll get the chance to discover letters from admiring fans of each of our influential Londoners. Take part in family-friendly activities and see if you can collect a full set of our influential black Londoners stickers.
Watch the exhibition grow week by week as local primary school children create art inspired by each of the Londoners.