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Posted: Mon Nov 26 2012
The oldest house in east London, red-brick Sutton House is owned by the National Trust and was built in 1535 for Henry VIII's first secretary of state, Sir Ralph Sadleir. New beautfully restored in authentic original decor, with a real Tudor kitchen to boot, Sutton House also boasts Jacobean and Georgian interiors are on show, as well as an Edwardian chapel, medieval foundations in the cellar and 1980s graffiti under the roof. Sutton House also boasts possibly London's oldest loo – a 16th-century garderobe, which was boarded up in the 1700s. Note that the house closes for January each year.
Sutton House Homerton High Street
What's on at Sutton House
Ånon Egeland, Norway’s renowned player of the Hardanger fiddle performs works on the fiddle, flute and Jew’s harp, interspersed with piano works by Grieg. (The Sutton House Music Society presents this concert in the exquisite and intimate surroundings...
Violin recitals, Baroque music (1600 – 1760), Romantic music (1815 – 1910)
The Canadian ensemble Duo Concertante (violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves) perform Beethoven’s 'Kreutzer Sonata', Bach’s Sonata No 3 and the Duo by Murray Schafer (a leading Canadian composer). (The Sutton House Music Society presents this...
String ensembles, Classical music (1730 – 1820), Romantic music (1815 – 1910), 20th century music (1900 – 2000)
- Critics' choice
Fitzwilliam String Quartet (Sutton House quartet-in-residence) entertains. Mozart: Quartet in G major, K. 80 Haydn: Quartet in D minor, Op. 103 Tchaikovsky: Quartet in B flat major (1865) Sibelius: Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 ('Voces intimae') (The Sutton...
String ensembles, Romantic music (1815 – 1910)
Roskell Piano Trio presetns a programm to include two of the great piano trios: Ravel's, and Schubert’s Second. (The Sutton House Music Society presents this concert in the exquisite and intimate surroundings of a Tudor house in Hackney, which was built...