30th November 2020

Topping Off – the restoration of our Victorian pump

Located at the centre of Pensioner’s Court at the heart of the Charterhouse is a magnificent water pump.  It is a Grade II listed structure and dates from the 19th century.  Standing over 2.6 meters high, the exact date of is manufacture is not known.  The Courtyard was rebuilt over a period of... continue

9th November 2020

Engaging with our portrait collection

Our Community Engagement partnerships with BlindAid, Age UK Islington and North London Cares continue to strengthen and we have been busy planning and hosting creative Zoom workshops & events, reports our Community Engagement Officer Nichola Charalambou. Highlights from October included guest Silver... continue

BlindAid workshop on Zoom

24th September 2020

Community engagement with the Great Chamber

On Tuesday 8th September 2020 the Charterhouse Community Engagement team, including our two new Young Audiences Creators, Kat and Ruth – welcomed members of the BlindAid and North London Cares Charities to our first Zoom workshops. The workshops gave everyone an opportunity to meet and we heard about... continue

4th August 2020

Kate’s lockdown diary no 7

Welcome to the seventh in our series of video diaries from our Head Gardener Kate Robinson – where she shows us around the gardens of the Charterhouse, looking at the different planting schemes and including tips on planting and maintenance. While we are in lockdown Kate is the only member of the... continue

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