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Richard Kimber Franklin (15 January 1936 – 24 December 2023)

We are very sad to announce the death of Richard Franklin on Christmas Eve 2023. Richard was an actor, director, writer and...

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Women at the Charterhouse
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8th March 2021

Women at the Charterhouse

Ann Kenrick, Master of the Charterhouse, celebrates International Women’s Day with a reflection on changes at the Charterhouse, all moving in the right direction. Marking International Women’s Day...

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The Charterhouse in winter
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18th February 2021

The Charterhouse in winter

As we (hopefully) move towards Spring we wanted to capture some of the lovely views of the Charterhouse dusted in snow in recent weeks.  You never know – it might snow again – but these images...

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Diversity and inclusion at the Charterhouse
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4th February 2021

Diversity and inclusion at the Charterhouse

Reverend Canon Ann Clarke, the Preacher here at the Charterhouse, is heading up our Diversity Working Group. Here she introduces our approach, and heralds updated policies which will be public later this...

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Brother Rory MacPherson – a memoir
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2nd February 2021

Brother Rory MacPherson – a memoir

In January we very sadly lost Brother Rory MacPherson who had lived at the Charterhouse since 2013.  Well known for his career as a newsreader and diplomat, he had many stories to tell, but his illness...

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Meet our Charterhouse Young Community team
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8th December 2020

Meet our Charterhouse Young Community team

I’m Ruth and I’m currently studying for a Masters in Museum Studies at UCL, although this term has been all online. I started at the Charterhouse as a community engagement volunteer back in January,...

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Engaging with our portrait collection
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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...

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The renaissance of the Great Chamber
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8th October 2020

The renaissance of the Great Chamber

Revealing the newly refurbished and renovated Great Chamber at the Charterhouse The Charterhouse, the seven-acre historic site on the edge of the City of London, is delighted to announce the completion...

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BlindAid workshop on Zoom
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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...

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Kate’s lockdown diary no 7
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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...

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