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Venue hire at Sutton House and Breaker’s Yard

Three women looking at a table in a panelled room in Sutton House, London, which is decorate with a wedding register, champagne cooler and flowers.
Wedding preparation at Sutton House | © National Trust Images/Lydia Evans

Looking for a unique wedding venue? What about hosting a meeting, launching a project, or performing music in the special atmosphere of a panelled Tudor room? Sixteenth-century Sutton House, the oldest house in Hackney and nestled in a vibrant, urban garden, is easily accessible from all over London. With a great selection of historic rooms holding up to 120 guests, open fires and a wisteria-adorned courtyard, Sutton House is the perfect backdrop for events of any kind.

Venue hire

Please note, our wedding programme is indefinitely paused. We are still welcoming other venue hire enquiries.

Rooms at Sutton House

Take a look at some of the rooms available to hire at Sutton House

A group of people with notes stand chatting at the front of room set up for a presentation.
Sutton House is the perfect venue for a range of events | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Presentation and meeting space

We can provide a projector, set up our sound system for amplification and provide technical support depending on your requirements. Tables and chairs will be provided for you to arrange the room in whatever way you would like for your day with us.

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Meeting spaces and away-days

Sutton House is a unique location for meetings and away-days. We can provide a blank canvas, with a series of special and historic rooms, allowing you to take full creative control of your event.

Wenlock Barn is the top choice for large meetings and presentations. This brightly lit Edwardian Arts and Crafts space can seat up to 120 people in theatre style or up to 60 seated at tables cabaret-style, and is fully wheelchair accessible.

Each of our historic rooms can be used, from a flexible front room to a brickwork gallery or the wood-panelled Tudor Great Chamber. Your team is welcome to use the space that best fits your requirements, depending on availability.

Facilities and equipment

We can provide a projector, set up our sound system for amplification and provide technical support depending on your requirements. Tables and chairs will be provided for you to arrange the room in whatever way you would like for your day with us.

We have limited availability for meetings and away days, due to the house being regularly open to the public and our own community events, but we’re always excited to host groups and organisations when it is possible.

Contemporary music performances

Sutton House is an inspirational venue for contemporary music and sound-based performance of all genres. We are partnered with local contemporary music programmer, Luis Carvajal of IDA Projects.

For all enquiries regarding hosting a contemporary music event at Sutton House please email Luis on, copying in

Catering at Sutton House

Sutton House is a dry-hire venue with a premises licence, so you might like to hire in a bar to be run as part of your event, or to bring your own drinks. There is no onsite caterer, however our well-equipped kitchen can be hired out and used by external catering teams to provide your choice of food.

Booking and further information

For more information on hiring Sutton House for your meeting or other event, please email

Request our venue hire brochure for more information about what we can provide and the associated costs. We offer discounts for charities and recurring events.

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