Friends Group

The Friends of Sutton Life Centre

The Friends of Sutton Life Centre is a group formed to encourage even greater use of the centre through a varied range of activities and to raise funds to pay for extra items which will benefit its users.

Friends Group

The Friends organise events ranging from regular movie nights and discussions about the world’s art treasures, to reading groups and computer lessons for beginners. We also assist professional staff to run activities at the Sutton Life Centre and advise ways of improving its services and activities.

Our funds are generated from subscriptions, donations and events, and we are always looking to welcome new members!

Join the Friends Group

Membership of the Friends Group costs just £3 per year, which entitles members to reduced rates for events that are organised by the Friends.

Download one of their information leaflets here: Friends of Sutton Life Centre Information Leaflet.

New members are always welcome – for information on how to join please speak to a member of staff, or pick up a leaflet from the library. Alternatively, contact Sutton Life Centre on 020 8644 9696, or by email at:

Upcoming Friends Events

Photographing the Fallen: An Illustrated Talk by Jeremy Gordon-Smith

Presented by the Friends of Sutton Life Centre

Date: Friday 29th June
Time: 19:00
Cost: £5.00 (£4.00 for the Friends of Sutton Life Centre)
Ages: Adults
Where: Meeting Rooms
The grand-nephew of WW1 war graves photographer, and former Sutton residen Ivan Bawtree will be presenting an illustrated talk on WW1 war graves. The event will be chaired by the Right Hon The Lord Tope CBE. Catherine Clarke will also contribute some research on local WW1 soldiers buried in Sutton as part of the Sutton Remembers WW1 war graves project.

To book a place, please call 020 8642 1274.

Spellbound: The Magic of Books (Reading & Book Group)
When: Third Tuesday of Every Month
Time: 14.00-15.00
Cost: FREE
Who: All Welcome
Contact: Janice Baldwin

Friends Film Nights
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the regular monthly film night at Sutton Life Centre (usually the last Friday in each month) has been cancelled for the time being. If we can resume sometime in the future we will let you know as soon as we can.

We apologise for this disappointing news.

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