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19th October 2017

Charterhouse Volunteers at the London Volunteers in Museums Awards

The outstanding contribution of our volunteers was recognised at the 2017 London Volunteers in Museums Awards, that took place on 29th September at City Hall. The Awards, in their 9th edition, are organised by the London Heritage Volunteer Managers Network to celebrate the hard work of thousands of individuals... continue

11th October 2017

Object of the Month October 2017

This medieval plan, spanning four large sheets of vellum stitched together, charts the water system installed in the 1430s that served the Carthusian monks of the Charterhouse. It was a working document that has been annotated by different hands over many decades, and was eventually replaced three times... continue

2nd October 2017

A Charterhouse placement: Museum

Hi! My name is Yiran Zhang and last week I just finished my 8-week placement at the Charterhouse as part of my MA course at the University of Leicester, Museum Studies. The initial motivation for me to choose the Charterhouse as my student placement was that I found the Charterhouse had a super fascinating... continue

19th September 2017

The Charterhouse on Screen

Did you know several prominent films and TV programmes have been shot at the Charterhouse in recent years, including Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge, Poirot and Taboo? Can you spot your favourite show below? 1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) A writer forms an unexpected bond with... continue