This Easter, join us at Hackney’s oldest house to hunt for the Easter chicks around the historic rooms, spanning from the Tudor times to the 1980s. Once you’ve found them all, you can claim your delicious prize, and take part in Easter themed art and craft activities in the Wenlock Barn.
Taking up residency in the Breaker's Yard from April 2018. The newly created Gypsy Caravan Theatre has an exciting program for children and adults to create and perform together. Find out how you can get involved.
In June 2018, they’ll be bringing the project back to Sutton House. Puppetry artist Rachel Warr returns to lead the project, joined this year by acclaimed jazz ensemble Nérija. This stellar team of artists will guide the children through the history of Sutton House, and together the group will create a captivating addition to this year’s exploration of women and power.
Visitors will be encouraged to interact with Footnotes exhibition through the artistic responses, which will include a virtual reality experience and the recorded sound of a dance and they will be able to add their own interpretations of the shoes, including a shoe made for a giant.
You think it’s just a story. A legend. A myth. And yet… Something is stirring. This autumn Teabreak Theatre bring back their immersive show 'Dracula' back to the haunted walls of Sutton. Find out about the production from director, Katharine Armitage.
'Never gonna dance again' is a month long season remembering the lost LGBTQ community spaces, clubs and venues across London and beyond. The season will launch with a one day symposium for artists, activists, academics and other LGBTQ community members involved in saving queer spaces.
Kids, this summer forget what you've learnt at school, come to Sutton House and be a part of the School of Anarchy; learn about breaking the rules, fighting for your rights and standing up for what you believe in.
Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard is launching a yearlong programme of exhibitions and events developed by, with and for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) communities.
As part of the National Trust’s Prejudice and Pride programme, marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, Sutton House Queered aims to question and disrupt, challenge and celebrate.
We're listening out for Borrowers. Have you seen their tiny shadows? Can you hear them telling stories? Join our Borrower Spotters this Summer to unearth the magical world of little people right under your feet.
Book your meeting with Father Christmas today!
Explore 500 years of Christmas traditions throughout Sutton House and experience the festive period through the eyes of the Tudors, the Georgians, the Victorians, and even 1980s Londoners.
W H Auden was a giant among poets of his generation, a master-craftsman of metrical rhythms you can feel running like Swiss clockwork through his verse lines, and a wonderfully adventurous organist of the English language.