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Affordable housing

Started Nov 12, 2020 0 Replies

We currently have vacancies for new residents at our almshouse at the CharterhouseLockdown has been tough for many in later life and may also raise questions re finances and accommodation. If you…Continue

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Please support the Charterhouse!

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Hello!Most of you will know you have an extraordinary seven-acre heritage site on your doorstep - which is the home for over 40 older people in social and financial need. The almshouse is a charity…Continue

 

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The Charterhouse from Restoration to Revolution at online (at the Charterhouse)

February 25, 2021 from 7pm to 8pm
We are delighted that Dr. Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London, and consultant to the Charterhouse, is giving this month's online lecture. Cathy will be sharing some of the new stories that have emerged from the Great Chamber project, and in particular its focus on the seventeenth-century governors whose portraits now hang in the room. Did the restoration of Charles II after the Civil War usher in a period of calm, or was the opposite true? The lecture will explore the…See More
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Affordable housing

We currently have vacancies for new residents at our almshouse at the CharterhouseLockdown has been tough for many in later life and may also raise questions re finances and accommodation. If you think you or someone you know might be eligible for a home at the…See More
Nov 12, 2020
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Online lecture: Boundaries in time, place and material at The Charterhouse

November 26, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
The Charterhouse is delighted that this year's Thomas Sutton Lecture is an online presentation by eminent architect Eric Parry RA, MA (Cantab), MA (RCA), AADipl, RIBA. Eric Parry, with his practice, Eric Parry Architects, was commissioned back in 2014 to take on the major HLF-funded project of opening up the Charterhouse to the public for the first time, creating a new entrance, reception, museum and learning centre which complemented the…See More
Oct 29, 2020
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As Good as Gold at The Charterhouse

October 28, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
Coming up next at the Charterhouse...Join us for our October online lecture - presented by arts guide and Arts Society lecturer Alexandra Epps.  Alex will be immersing us in the story of gold and its significance and symbolism throughout the history of art. Booking open now (with donation)See More
Sep 21, 2020
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Live tour from Charterhouse Square + Pop-Up Shop at The Charterhouse

September 17, 2020 from 11am to 12pm
Welcome to our first live tour since lockdown in March!  The main buildings are still closed to the public, but Brother Brian and our Head Gardener Kate Robinson are hosting a history tour you can join in person, with full social distancing and protection measures in place, out in Charterhouse Square.  Join Kate and  Brother Brian, one of the almshouse residents and a very experienced and knowledgeable guide, as they illustrate six centuries of fascinating and turbulent history with many of the…See More
Sep 3, 2020
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Travel back 600 years at the Charterhouse at online (at the Charterhouse)

August 26, 2020 from 7pm to 8pm
In the latest of our online lectures, in support of the Charterhouse charity, Gabriella Swaffield, our Museum Manager, takes you on a time-travelling journey across six centuries to see how the Charterhouse has been living the nation's history since 1348. Illustrated through the ages with objects from the extensive Charterhouse collection, Gabriella's lecture will be taking you on a fascinating exploration of all the turbulence, tragedy, intrigue and the many lives lived and brutally cut short,…See More
Aug 18, 2020
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Please support the Charterhouse!

Hello!Most of you will know you have an extraordinary seven-acre heritage site on your doorstep - which is the home for over 40 older people in social and financial need. The almshouse is a charity established in 1611 - and the site goes right back to 1348 and the Black Death.Normally we would be welcoming visitors and private parties every day... but since March we have had to be firmly closed to the public and taking strict measures to protect our older and vulnerable residents. This is our…See More
May 27, 2020
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A Quiet Hour for Autism Awareness Week at The Charterhouse

April 2, 2020 from 10am to 11am
Autism Awareness Week is coming up and we'll be taking part with a special opportunity for visitors, for whom new places and unfamiliar noises can be overwhelming, to appreciate the quiet and soothing parts of our buildings, away from noise and crowds. Our Quiet Hour will…See More
Mar 2, 2020
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Yoga for better posture at The Charterhouse

February 18, 2020 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Take advantage of the serenity of the Charterhouse and recharge your batteries at an hour long yoga session with Aleksandra Horwood particularly focused on achieving better posture and balance. This is a taster session for a planned series, so come along and see how Aleksandra's combination of physical and breathing exercises, with meditation and relaxation, works for you. The session will take place in our airy Learning Centre, and exercises designed for you to be able to safely do at…See More
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We would love to welcome you to the Charterhouse

Posted on January 3, 2019 at 14:00 0 Comments

The Charterhouse site between Barbican and Farringdon dates back to 1348 - and has been formally open to the public since January 2017, but we know that thousands of locals who live and/or work in the area still don't know it's there!  There are so many people who walk down Clerkenwell Road every day - and don't know what's hidden behind that great imposing wall with ivy spilling over the top.

The Charterhouse is both an extraordinary piece of history to have on your doorstep - and…

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