Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone (HAZ)

Sutton HAZ Heritage Week

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Come and join us to celebrate Sutton Town Centre’s heritage between 16 - 22 September 2019

The Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone partnership has organised a week-long schedule of free events, for all age groups to take part. This coincides with a number of events planned as part of the Open House London and Heritage Open Days. 

Key Events 

St Nicholas Church 

An event showcasing the stories of the men and women who have left a legacy of art for the people of Sutton. The stories will cover the church windows lost in the second world war and the existing windows in this wonderful building. The event will draw on works from local historians, local college students and members of the community. There will be self-guided tours, talks, storytelling and activity trails for children that will take in key elements of the church and the many grade II listed tombs of the churchyard.

Date: 13 September - 22 September 2019
Times: Timings vary, please check the event page for further information.
Location: St Nicholas Church, St. Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1ST
Open Day St Nicholas Church

Sutton Baptist Church 

As part of the 150 years celebration of worship, the church will be offering a free lunchtime organ recital, supported by a Mezzo Soprano singer. Sutton Baptist church will be showcasing its unique architecture, with help from the Sutton Heritage Action Zone, as part of their Heritage trial day. Guided tours will be available. 
No booking required.

Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019
Times: 11:00 - 15:30. Organ recital with Mezzo Soprano at 12:30. Please check event page for further information regarding timings. 
Location: Sutton Baptist Church, 21 Cheam Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1SN
Open Day Sutton Baptist Church

Meet the Heritage Team

Meet the Sutton heritage Team, as they talk us through projects happening within archives, collections, and community engagement.

Date: Thursday 19th September 2019
Times: 18:30 - 19:30
Location: Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone exhibition 

Date: Saturday 21 September 
Time: 11:00 - 15:00 
Location: Trinity Square 
Find out more about the Sutton Town Centre Heritage Action Zone projects and meet the team. 

Heritage Treasure Hunt 

Date: Saturday 21 September 
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Trinity Square 
Win a prize by participating in Sutton Civic Society’s free-to-enter treasure hunt down the High Street for children to discover Sutton’s local heritage within walking distance of the High Street. 

‘Enjoy Sutton’ Heritage Day 

Date: Saturday 21 September
Time: 11:00 – 15:00
Location: various locations along Sutton High Street 
Family friendly events on Saturday 21st September including vintage vehicles, period costumes, food and live music organised by Successful Sutton Business Improvement District and Enjoy Sutton.
https://www.enjoysutton.co.uk/

Sutton High Street guided walk 

Date: Sunday 22 September 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 
Location High Street Sutton - start near cafe on Sutton Green.
A guided linear walk through Sutton High Street looking at the 19th and 20th century shop fronts. (pre-booking required)
Guided Walk Sutton High Street

Sutton’s Social Suburbia guided walk 

Date: Sunday 22 September 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:00 
Location: Russettings, 25 Worcester Road, Sutton, SM2 6PR
A guided linear walk looking at the development of Suttons Victorian suburbs. 
(pre-booking required) 
Guided Walk Sutton Suburbia