Heritage Events

 Events in this Section are arranged
by Sutton’s Cultural Services

When tickets are requird,  please pre-book via sutton.gov.uk/librariesheritageevent

For Events organised by The Friends of Whitehall go to Events/Friends


Whitehall Historic House


 Thursday 1st  August – Sunday 1st September 2019 

One year on…celebrating Whitehall

Whitehall Historic House

This month sees a special display in our temporary exhibition space, to celebrate the one year anniversary of the reopening of Whitehall following its major Heritage Lottery Funded refurbishment. With a variety of associated events and activities organised throughout August, pop in to our temporary exhibition space to join us in celebrating the reopening of this unique local heritage asset.



Thursday 1st  August – Sunday 1st September 2019

  Celebrating Whitehall Festival

The time has flown, and it is just over a year since Whitehall Historic House reopened after a major Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment.
Join us for celebrations and activities throughout the month.


Thursdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August 2 – 4pm.
Summer Holidays – Fun on the Farm 

Whitehall Historic House
In the Tudor period as much as 90% of the population lived in small rural farming communities. Join us for craft activities, dressing up, farm trail, and more! All drop in. Free

Thurs 1st         Make sheep and pig masks

Thurs 8th         Paper weaving and hand looms

Thurs 15th       Make sheep and pig masks

Thurs 22nd      Paper weaving and hand looms

Thurs 29th       Make sheep and pig masks

Each Thursday also sow a crop of mustard and cress! 


Thursdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August 11am
Summer Story Spectacular – Whitehall Historic House

Join us for summertime story sessions, then explore the house.
Craft activities, dressing up, farm trail.

Free. Please pre-book for story time via sutton.gov.uk/librariesheritageevents as space is limited.


 Whitehall Summer Weekends – Whitehall Historic House

 Saturdays and Sundays

July 27th, 28th;
August, 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 31st and 1st September

Brass rubbing , dress as a Tudor

All 10am – 5pm. Drop in. Free


 Thursday 12th September, 1pm-4pm

Revealing our Collections

Whitehall Historic House

Join our Museum Collections team to have a closer look at items from our collection not usually on display, including objects, ephemera and items from our clothing collection.

Free, drop in.


 Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September 10am – 5pm

Open House London

Throughout the weekend there will be special drawings of Whitehall to colour and Explorer Packs for children to use in the house.


Saturday 21st September 11 am

Living in Whitehall Tour

Whitehall Historic House

A walk around Whitehall with John Phillips looking at the way that people used the rooms in the house, and how they reflect their lifestyle at different times. (approx. 1 hour)

Free, drop in.