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Holly and the Hives

6th December 2018

Tucking up our bees for the winter

Here at the Charterhouse we’re the proud custodians of three hives which now live up on the Queen’s Walk and which are cared for by our beekeeping partner Dale Gibson of Bermondsey Street Bees. Our lucky bees have the run of the Charterhouse gardens, and we were very excited by our first harvest... continue

4th December 2018

The Carthusian connection

I came to volunteer at the Charterhouse in April 2017, and I have enjoyed volunteering at this special historic place. Over time while supporting the guides and the Brothers with their tours, I began to absorb the history of the place and became especially interested in the Carthusian Monks who lived... continue

Duke of Monmouth

2nd December 2018

A Closer Look: James Scott, Duke of Monmouth

Thomas Sutton before his death established the Charterhouse and by Act of Parliament there were to be 16 Governors and a Master responsible for daily business. The foundation was greatly admired and as well as the Monarch Governors were drawn from the great and powerful including clergy, lawyers and... continue

21st September 2018

A Charterhouse placement: Museum and Learning

My name is Flo and I have just finished my 8-week placement at the Charterhouse, as part of my MA course in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. When I first began thinking about my placement I had the vague idea that I was interested in collections, but I was aware that I had little ... continue

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