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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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Object of the Month March 2017
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31st March 2017

Object of the Month March 2017

Sculpture of St Catherine, late 15th century This is all that remains of a sculpture of St Catherine of Alexandria. She is shown triumphing over the Roman Emperor Maxentius who had ordered her death. The...

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The Charterhouse: Then & Now
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10th March 2017

The Charterhouse: Then & Now

These fascinating post cards, published by E.T. Bottom Ltd. 1916, capture the Charterhouse as it was over 100 years ago. Those familiar with the Charterhouse may note a few changes. For instance, “The...

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Soccer Goes Back to Its Old School
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3rd March 2017

Soccer Goes Back to Its Old School

(Above) The Norfolk Cloister in which Association Football was played. The following article, published in 1976 and written by the great football reporter Geoffrey Green, explores the history of Association...

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The Royal Visit
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28th February 2017

The Royal Visit

Last month, Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, officially opened our new museum, learning centre and public square. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh met many people associated with...

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Beer and the Charterhouse
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21st February 2017

Beer and the Charterhouse

The Brothers of the Charterhouse are entitled to a glass of beer with their meals. But there was a time when this privilege extended to pupils of Charterhouse school too. In the following article, published...

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The Charterhouse Featured in The Guardian
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27th January 2017

The Charterhouse Featured in The Guardian

The Revealing the Charterhouse project, which will see the opening of our brand new museum, cafe and learning space, is the subject of a new feature in The Guardian. Written by Maev Kennedy, the feature...

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Opening date announcement
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5th January 2017

Opening date announcement

The site has been transformed over the past months and our new museum, reception area, shop and The Sir John Cass’s Learning Centre are taking shape. We are excited to announce that we will be opening...

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The Life of Simon Raven, Novelist and Brother
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6th December 2016

The Life of Simon Raven, Novelist and Brother

Simon Arthur Noël Raven (28 December 1927 – 12 May 2001) was an English novelist, essayist, dramatist and raconteur who, in a writing career of forty years, caused controversy, amusement and offence....

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