4th October 2021

The Thomas Sutton Lecture – A Life in Art

We are delighted to announce that this year’s prestigious Thomas Sutton Lecture will be presented by renowned international art dealer and broadcaster Philip Mould. Many of you will know Philip Mould from his hugely popular BBC series ‘Fake or Fortune‘, where he applies his expertise and sleuthing to discover the true provenance of paintings and sculptures, as hopeful owners await the outcome.  Philip will be reflecting on a career which embraces an involvement in and a passion for art which spans writing, curating, art dealing, broadcasting, research as well as being president or trustee for a number of leading arts charities. Join him, either live at the Charterhouse (limited availability) or live online, as he reveals his Life in Art.  (With thanks to Diploma PLC for their kind sponsorship). Book your live or online ticket here.

10th September 2020

As Good as Gold: online lecture

The story of gold and its significance and symbolism throughout the history of art. Gold as the colour of the sun: the colour of divinity; the colour of status and the colour of love. From creations ancient and contemporary, sacred and profane – all that glitters is most certainly gold… Join Alexandra Epps, Arts Society Lecturer and Art Guide to learn more at our October online Lecture.

Book your place at the Lecture with a donation here.

21st February 2019

Brothers Lecture: The Art of Light

The magical qualities of stained glass windows in the historic churches of the City of London. Created by a series of remarkable artists and craftsmen in a variety of styles – discover their symbolism, spiritual dimensions and, above all, radiant visual beauty.

An opportunity to join the residents of the Charterhouse to hear arts lecturer and guide Alexandra Epps (Tate, The Arts Society, City of London) present the latest in the Brothers Lecture series – illuminating the history, meaning and craft of stained glass in the City.

Tickets £15, Friends of the Charterhouse £12

Book here

13th December 2018

Art workshop: Charcoal interiors with light

Spend a day creating a rich charcoal study of the historic Charterhouse interiors. Learn how to express light and space through charcoal and mark-making while exclusively exploring the varied architecture from across six centuries. Suitable for all levels of experience and ability.

Tutor: Lucy Brennan-Shiel

Cost: £50.00 / Friends £45.00

Book your place here

12th December 2018

Art workshop for adults: Plaster casting from nature

Discover the quick and direct technique of casting from clay impressions in this one-day workshop led by artist and Charterhouse gardener, Ludovik Boden. Source seasonal objects, textures and fragments from the gardens before creating a series of relief sculpture plaques in plaster.

Suitable for all levels of experience and ability. Tutor: Ludovik Boden

Cost: £50.00 / Friends £45.00

Book your place here

15th November 2018

Adult art workshop – Seasonal Marks and Motifs

Enjoy a day igniting your imagination, inspired by the motifs of the Great Chamber ceiling. Sketch, design and create your own motifs, ready to use this Christmas. Investigate the flora, fauna, crests and decorative swirls adorning the ceiling before creating inspiring decorative motifs perfect for the festive season. Suitable for all levels of experience and ability.

Tutor: Alex Roberts

Cost: £50.00 / Friends £45.00

Book your place here

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