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 and Breaker's Yard

What's on 

Upcoming events

Tea Break Theatre presents Dracula

Sat 22 Oct 2016
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 exploration, intrigue and horror delivered in Tea Break Theatre's signature style. Join us on an...

Funeral Tuesdays - the Natural Death Movement

Tue 25 Oct 2016
Join us to learn about the Natural Death Movement in the UK. The evening will be guest-hosted by Rosie Inman-Cook from the Natural Death Centre with special guests Claire Turnham from Only With Love and Jerrigrace Lyons from Final Passages in the...

Life. Death. Whatever - Halloween half-term

Wed 26 Oct 2016
Coffins, cobwebs and shadows inhabit the Tudor halls at Sutton House this half-term.

Therapy dogs and pat cats- animals helping humans

Wed 26 Oct 2016
Spend time with the Therapy Dogs and the one and only Pat Cat. The Pets As Therapy animals enhance health and wellbeing in the community with visits from trusted volunteers and their behaviourally assessed animals. The charity also provides a...

Angels and Gargoyles- children's drawing workshop

Thu 27 Oct 2016
Explore a little bit of the history behind angels and gargoyles. Then create your own version of these magical, elemental creatures in chalk and charcoal with artist and teacher Cate Field. This is a drop in workshop for children. Booking...

Surreal Santa's Sleigh

Sat 26 Nov 2016
Father Christmas welcomes visitors into his magical double-decker caravan with lavishly decorated historic palace interior. Hear what it is that really makes reindeer fly and receive a gift.
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Eating and shopping

Tearoom at Sutton House

A cup of tea and a second-hand book 

Enjoy delicious cake and a selection of teas on vintage china and pick up a bargain read from our second hand bookshop. Don't forget to pop into our gift shop too.

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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 what they get up to and how you can get involved in joining the volunteer team.

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Playing with the past

What's on for Primary schools at Sutton House? 

Spark the imagination of your class in our immersive learning environment

Breakers Yard Launch

Learning at Sutton House 

Take a look at the different learning opportunities available from school visits, family learning days, and special courses for community groups.