Tudor Workshops at Sutton House

Children taking part in award-winning Tudor learning session at Sutton House

Originally built in 1535 by Sir Ralph Sadlier, a courtier to King Henry VIII, we are the perfect place to learn all about the Tudors. We have two Tudor workshops for KS1 and KS2 groups, and can create adapt sessions to fit your school topic.

Tudor rich and poor workshop

KS1 and KS2 curriculum area: History, Local area study.

This award-winning workshop takes the children on a journey back to 1535, exploring through costume, role play and object handling they dicover how life would be for a rich or poor Tudor.

Children either participate as the rich Tudors who own the house, or young servants trying to get a job at Sutton House. Every child will get the chance to participate, share their ideas and experiences. 

Tudor Life workshop

KS1 and KS2 curriculum area: History, Local area study, Geography. 

In this session we talk about about Tudor monachs, medicine, food, and we take a look at what hackney looked like 500 years ago. 

Booking information

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

Workshops are usually 10:00am -12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm, however we can work around 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 sean.curran@nationaltrust.org.uk or call ASean on 02089862264 to make a booking. 


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