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7th May 2019

Sustainable Urban Beekeeping at The Charterhouse

Dale Gibson, founder of the sustainable beekeeping practice Bermondsey Street Bees, runs the three Charterhouse hives on the Queen’s Walk. Here, he discusses some of the issues affecting urban bees. Globally, habitat loss is acknowledged as the key threat to honeybee welfare. While bees have existed... continue

23rd April 2019

SEND Learning at the Charterhouse

Between September 2017 and July 2018 we completed a year-long expressive arts project with the Village School. Working with artist-educator Marc Woodhead and cross-arts educator Luke Crookes, the project gave children with complex needs the opportunity to access high quality and enriching museum experiences.... continue

15th April 2019

Spring in the Charterhouse gardens

Posted by Kate Robinson, Head Gardener As I only started as head gardener here at the end of last summer this was my first March in the Charterhouse gardens. I am happily surprised every day as the crocuses, daffodils and bluebells start pushing their shoots up through the soil in unexpected places.... continue

21st March 2019

A week at the Charterhouse: A blog by Asya Kortas

My name is Asya Kortas and I’ve just completed my work experience at the Charterhouse. My head of year suggested that I come here and I’m so glad she did! I didn’t know that the Charterhouse even existed and now I have many memories within this “hidden gem”. On Monday,  my first day, I was... continue

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