Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

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

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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


Thu 19 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...
Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

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.

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard


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.

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

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.

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

Venue hire

Sutton House and Breaker's Yard

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.

Young people working in the Great Chamber

What's on offer for secondary schools at Sutton House? 

At Sutton House we have plenty on offer for secondary schools. Not only do we have a range of workshops and tours available, we also can provide inspiring spaces for classroom and performances.