Blog

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 Spring. Diversity and Inclusion did not suddenly appear in summer 2020, but as a response to Black... continue

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 meant the stories started to disappear. Brother Gillie Bengough befriended him when she joined the... continue

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, completing my guided sight training and getting involved with tactile tours and story-telling with... continue

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

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