Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Tudor house surviving in the heart of a thriving East London community

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Things to see and do 

Sutton House Autumn 2017

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

What's on 

Upcoming events

Light after Dark Private View

Wed 27 Sep 2017
Come to the launch of our Autumn exhibition: 'Light After Dark' celebrates the vibrant queer club scene in London as a modern utopia. A platform for creativity using the dance floor as it's stage, the club has long been the centre of community...

NSA: A Queer Salon

Sat 30 Sep 2017
Presented by Steakhouse Live. Performances from 8pm and party until 2am. NSA is a salon for the 21st century. A chance for the queer community and its allies to come together for dialogue, performance and pleasure in the intimate parlours,...

Late Night Library Club presents Oranges are not the Only Fruit

Sat 07 Oct 2017
Welcome to your club, book lovers. From the team behind the respectfully raucous The Amy Grimehouse events, Late Night Library Club have their pens poised to inject a bit of 'literati' into the East London 'glitterati' club scene. The fourth...


Tue 17 Oct 2017
Tea Break Theatre invite you on a journey into Bram Stoker's Dracula, to discover a legacy of blood that stretches through the ages. A night of twists, intrigue and horror delivered in Tea Break Theatre's signature style. Join us on an immersive,...

Halloween Half Term: Four Legged Phantoms and other Sutton House ghosts

Wed 25 Oct 2017
Our resident ghost hunter needs your help. Seek out the ghostly dogs whose barks can be heard at night and other spooky spirits from Sutton House's varied past. Take a break from ghost hunting to listen to spooky stories or get dressed up in one...
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Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Sutton House

A cup of tea and a second-hand book 

Our shop and tearoom sells carefully picked and well loved products that are a favourite with National Trust visitors around the country.

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Squatter artwork

Dive into the past 

Look beyond Tudor walls built by courtier to Henry VIII Ralph Sadleir, and find murals painted by 1980s squatters.

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Our work

Teaching a class at Sutton House

Conserving and connecting 

Our work doesn't just cover looking after the house and collections at Sutton House. We work hard to build our relationship with the local community and provide excellent learning experiences for all ages.

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Venue hire

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Get involved

Volunteering and the community

Join the team 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers who help us run and look after Sutton House. Take a look at how you can get involved in joining the volunteer team.

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Children working in Breaker's Yard

What's on for Primary Schools at Sutton House? 

Sutton House's award-winning education programme is engaging and immersive, we have a range of cross-curricular workshops for nursery classes up to year 6.