Seasonal Workshops at Sutton House

Sutton House Windrush School Workshops 2018

Sutton House creates new exhibitions, and we offer special workshops based on these for your school to enjoy.

This Autumns workshops

Black History Month Workshops for 2018

KS1 & KS2 Workshops

Celebrating 70 years since the SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury, Essex on 22nd June 1948. Sutton House is telling stories about some of the people who immigrated to Hackney and East London from the commonwealth from 1948 to 1971, known as the Windrush Generation.

Through images, videos, music, poetry, children will participate in role-play and arts and crafts exploring the journey of a passenger travelling from Jamaica to Hackney. KS1 can enjoy the story of a passenger travelling from Jamaica to somewhere new, Hackney, acknowledging some of the challenges they faced and celebrating cultural diversity. KS2 will explore more in-depth the themes of immigration, discrimination and diversity, looking at how the Windrush generation have helped to rebuild the country after WWII, and how their contributions effect us today. All children will take away a homemade ship. 

Booking information

We can cater for one class up to 30 Students at a time.

KS1 workshop last an hour and KS2 workshops usually are an hour and a half. Workshop times are 10am-11:30 or 1pm-2:30pm. However, we are flexible to your timetable. 

No bus parking on site, the nearest station is Hackney Central and buses stop nearby.

Lunch can be eaten on site, and children can play in the Breaker's Yard during their break.  

Please email or call Katy on 0208 9862264 to make a booking. 


With a National Trust Educational Group Membership you can bring your class for free.