Tag: Islington

7th April 2021

A Time Traveller’s Tour: The Charterhouse and Clerkenwell 1431

I’m Jessie, a Collections Volunteer at the Charterhouse, and I’m going to take you on a walking tour as we step back in time to 1431, to visit the medieval Charterhouse. In 1431 the Charterhouse produced a map presenting the monastery’s water system, which survives today as part of the Charterhouse’s... continue

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 were so popular when we showed them on social media we felt they merited their own gallery!... 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

6th May 2020

Life as usual

This is the second in our series of thoughts, stories and reflections by the Brothers in times of lockdown. When staff return to the Charterhouse after a weekend, they often ask Brothers, ‘have you had a nice weekend?’ Our response tends to be, ‘every day is the weekend for us’. We are, for the... continue

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