Blog

3rd June 2021

Thanks and appreciation

On a beautiful sunny afternoon we were delighted to welcome a special group of visitors to join us in celebrating, and giving thanks for being able to open to the public once more, and also to appreciate the Giordano painting now beautifully restored and in its new place alongside the Sutton Memorial... continue

18th May 2021

My nursing placement at the Charterhouse

1st year LSBU Learning Disability Nursing student, Sophia Stobbs, tells us about her time working at the Charterhouse and what it has meant to her. To say I was very nervous before starting at the Charterhouse would be an understatement. I was beyond terrified. Not only had I come into nursing via a... continue

5th May 2021

Brother Stephen goes loop de loop

Brother Stephen McGhee, a resident here at the almshouse, tells how, over a number of months, he completed the London Loop. Covid restrictions permitting, I recently completed the London Loop or to give it its official title ‘the London Outer Orbital Path’. This is a 150 mile  (242 km) walking circuit... continue

29th April 2021

A lucky escape from the Blitz

We’re coming up to the 80th anniversary of the day, 10th May 1941 – just one day before the Blitz ended, that the Charterhouse took a direct hit from an incendiary bomb destroying many parts of the site. We owe the survival of the entire Chapel to the quick and brave actions of a person ... continue

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