Line-up of exciting events for London Festival of Architecture 2024 announced

08 May 2024

The exciting line-up of free events for Sutton’s leg of the prestigious London Festival of Architecture (LFA) has been announced. Sutton’s programme of events between 17 June and 23 June includes an exclusive film showing, food market, STEAM fair, panel talks, wellbeing sessions, tours and much more. 

The line-up of exciting events includes:

  • Monday 17 June, 12pm to 2pm - Screening of award winning short film ‘We Dance for Life’ - a powerful creative interpretation of the pioneering research into cancer treatment taking place at the London Cancer Hub in Sutton. Screening of the film will take at place a Throwley Yard - drop in, no need to book
  • Monday 17 June, 11am to 12pm - Tour of Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Tuesday 18 June, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Panel event with the founders of Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Thursday 20 June, 6.30pm to 8.15pm - Panel talk with Really Local Group founder, Preston Benson - book your free ticket
  • Friday 21 June, 10.30am to 12pm - Victorian tour of Sutton High Street - book your free ticket
  • Friday 21 June, 11.15am to 12.15pm, Pilates at Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Friday 21 June, 12.30pm to 1.30pm, Breathwork at Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Friday 21 June, 1.45pm to 2.45pm, Vinyasa flow at Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Friday 21 June, 3pm to 4pm, Sound bath at Oru Sutton - book your free ticket
  • Saturday 22 June, 12pm to 7pm - Food market at Throwley Yard and Trinity Square with Sutton Business Improvement District (BID)
  • Saturday 22 June, 2pm to 4.30pm - Sutton Dance group’s performances outside Marks and Spencer and the old Argos on Sutton High Street
  • Saturday 22 June, 11am to 7pm - Children’s science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM) fair at Trinity Square Stage on the High Street - drop-in anytime 
  • Saturday 22 June, 3pm to 3.45pm - Music Performance by Sound Lounge - book your free ticket
  • Sunday 23 June, 10.30am to 12pm - Victorian tour of Sutton High Street - book your free ticket

Last year, a staggering 1 million people got involved with the festival across the capital and it is expected to be even bigger and better this year as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. 

Councillor Ruth Dombey, Leader of the London Borough of Sutton said:  

“Sutton is thriving and our line-up of events showcases the fantastic local businesses, creative minds and performers we have in our borough. We have so much to celebrate in Sutton with exciting new businesses and events in the hospitality, housing and retail sectors thanks to our town centre regeneration. There’s something for everyone.

“We're proud that our communities and local businesses will be leading the events to celebrate the London Festival of Architecture in Sutton High Street. I’m sure that everyone will enjoy all the events on offer.” 

Benjamin O’Connor, Director, New London Architecture, said:

“The London Festival of Architecture Neighbourhoods programme encapsulates the community feeling that the festival brings to the local areas and will spotlight hyperlocal creativity and heritage, celebrating the distinctiveness of these neighbourhoods and the people who are shaping them.

"We are delighted to have Sutton High Street on board as a Neighbourhood for our 20th anniversary celebrations.”