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Deborah Henry-Pollard in front of a window, with yellow soft furnishings
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Time for Kindness

I am an Ambassador for Time for Kindness, an initiative which aims to amplify the kindness which exists in the world. As...

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The Charterhouse on Screen
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19th September 2017

The Charterhouse on Screen

Did you know several prominent films and TV programmes have been shot at the Charterhouse in recent years, including Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge, Poirot and Taboo? Can you spot your favourite show below?...

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A Charterhouse placement : Learning
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6th September 2017

A Charterhouse placement : Learning

Hi, my name is Sz-Yu and as part of my MA in Museum Studies at Leicester University I’ve just completed an 8-week learning placement at the Charterhouse. As a Museum Studies student with a passion for...

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Object of the Month August 2017
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2nd August 2017

Object of the Month August 2017

A Relation of the Proceedings at Charter-House 1689 This booklet, on display in the Charterhouse museum, recounts the events of the period 1686-89 when, for the second time in its history, the Charterhouse...

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Blog by a new Brother
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6th July 2017

Blog by a new Brother

Thirty days of learning by a new Brother, Rakesh Mathur When I think of my time here, these words come to mind: Inspiring, Caring, Humanity and History. Before I moved into the Charterhouse, I visited...

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Object of the Month June 2017
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6th June 2017

Object of the Month June 2017

Walter Manny, the founder of the London Charterhouse, arrived in England aged 17 in the retinue of Philippa, daughter of the Count of Hainault. Philippa was on her way to marry the young king Edward III,...

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Organist of the Charterhouse (1938)
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2nd May 2017

Organist of the Charterhouse (1938)

The following article details the careers of a few notable musicians who have, at some time or other, been the organist of the Charterhouse. Originally published in the “Old Charterhouse Magazine”...

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Object of the Month April 2017
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28th April 2017

Object of the Month April 2017

Deposition of Christ from the Cross is an oil on canvas painting by Royal Academician and former Brother of the Charterhouse Robert Medley. The work can be viewed in the chapel cloister to the left of...

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Profile of a Brother: Stephen McGhee
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11th April 2017

Profile of a Brother: Stephen McGhee

Stephen McGhee (centre), a Brother of the Charterhouse who loves opera, travel, poetry and art. “No day is exactly the same for me,” explains Brother Stephen McGhee, who is chatting to me in his flat...

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