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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

21st April 2021

Tribute to Stephen Porter

Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London, and consultant to the Charterhouse, leads our tribute to Stephen Porter, a historian and archivist with an extensive knowledge of the Charterhouse history. The Charterhouse’s honorary archivist, Stephen Porter, has died at the age of... continue

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