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7th April 2021

Religion and the Charterhouse

Collections Volunteer Ross Hutchinson explores the history of religion at the Charterhouse. Stained glass window above the Altar in the Charterhouse Chapel, depicting the Crucifixion of Christ   Religion is often downplayed in the writing of modern history. However, at the Charterhouse it is almost... continue

7th April 2021

Eat like a Carthusian

Ciara Meehan, one of the Collections Volunteers at the Charterhouse, delves into the history of Carthusian meals. Mealtimes have always been an integral part of life at the Charterhouse, dating back to its early days as a Carthusian priory, founded in 1371. The order had dissolved by 1537 but with the... continue

1st April 2021

A tribute to our friend, volunteer and supporter John Mitchell

Personal tributes from Brothers at the Charterhouse, on the news of the death of John Mitchell. It is with great sadness that the Charterhouse has learnt of the sudden death of His Honour John Mitchell. A recently retired Circuit and Family Court Judge, John and his wife Marlene were great friends of... continue

11th March 2021

Six online art workshops with the Claremont Project

As part of our series of interactive Community Engagement events, particularly inspired by the Great Chamber and its portraits, we hosted a new series of six Charterhouse Zoom Art Workshops, facilitated by freelancer Martine from PomegranArt. Martine carried out extensive research on our Great Chamber... continue

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