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Deborah Henry-Pollard in front of a window, with yellow soft furnishings
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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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A week at the Charterhouse: A blog by Amal Ali
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6th March 2019

A week at the Charterhouse: A blog by Amal Ali

Hello, my name is Amal Ali I have just completed my college work experience at The Charterhouse. I had never heard of it before, but I chose to come here to learn more about its long history. I especially...

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Detail from the Thomas Sutton monument in the Charterhouse Chapel
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13th December 2018

The right kind of poor for the Charterhouse?

Robin Isherwood, the Preacher at the Charterhouse, yesterday remembered the charity’s founder Thomas Sutton in our annual short memorial service, and pondered the different attitudes to the poor, and...

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Holly and the Hives
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6th December 2018

Tucking up our bees for the winter

Here at the Charterhouse we’re the proud custodians of three hives which now live up on the Queen’s Walk and which are cared for by our beekeeping partner Dale Gibson of Bermondsey Street Bees. Our...

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The Carthusian Connection
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4th December 2018

The Carthusian Connection

I came to volunteer at the Charterhouse in April 2017, and I have enjoyed volunteering at this special historic place. Over time while supporting the guides and the Brothers with their tours, I began to...

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A Charterhouse placement: Museum and Learning
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21st September 2018

A Charterhouse placement: Museum and Learning

My name is Flo and I have just finished my 8-week placement at the Charterhouse, as part of my MA course in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. When I first began thinking about my placement...

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Object of the Month August 2018
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11th August 2018

Object of the Month August 2018

This painting represents an imaginary scene of the Carthusian martyrs at Tyburn on 4 May 1535. It depicts John Houghton, Prior of the London Charterhouse together with Robert Lawrence, Prior of Beauvale,...

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Object of the Month July 2018
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1st July 2018

Object of the Month July 2018

The Blitz in London began on 7 September 1940, and for 56 out of the following 57 days and nights the Luftwaffe launched attacks on major cities and industrial targets. The attacks continued into 1941,...

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Object of the Month June 2018
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9th June 2018

Object of the Month June 2018

This month’s object of the month will instead be looking at a specific area of Charterhouse’s history. To coincide with the start of the World Cup we will be looking at the Charterhouses links...

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