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.
This half-term experience Sutton House like never before. Our long term friends and collaborators Tea Break Theatre have taken over the house with Frankenstein inspired decorations and activities for all of the family.
This Black History Month Sutton House is celebrating 70 years since the SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Dock, East London. With an exhibition that features story from our over 55's community group, The Recycled Teenagers, and stories of individuals throughout the period of 1948 to 1971.
This Christmas meet Father Christmas and 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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Keep the kids entertained with brand new activities that unearth the unexpected at Sutton House. Whatever their age and whatever the weather, they’ll discover intriguing tales and colourful characters in this exquisite Tudor house and outdoor space in the heart of Hackney.
We are delighted to be able to present a concert by the French Trio Sōra, winners of the prestigious international Parkhouse Award competition, who are on their way to a residency at the Aldeburgh Festival.
Over a number of seasons, the renowned Fitzwilliam Quartet have performed a cycle of Shostakovich quartets for the Sutton House Music Society. They now complete the cycle with the monumental Quartet No. 2.
Our artistic director Penelope Roskell (who is also pianist for the Roskell Trio, our artists-in-residence) will perform some of the most poetic works from the piano repertoire: Schubert’s last Sonata in B♭ major D. 960, Janáček’s intensely...