13th January 2017
The Charterhouse Featured in new BBC series ‘Taboo’
The Charterhouse is one of the locations featured in Taboo, a new BBC series about an adventurer (played by Tom Hardy) who returns to Britain from Africa along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father. The first episode, which aired on 7 January 2017, can be watched on BBC iPlayer, with episode two airing on BBC One on Saturday 14th.
10th January 2017
The Charterhouse Featured in The Times and The Oldie
The opening of our museum, learning centre, cafe and public square is the subject of a new article in The Times. Written by Simon Tait, it details the history of the Charterhouse and ours exciting plans to open on 27th Jan. If you subscribe to the paper you can read it here via The Times website.
Another recent article, published in The Oldie, is also worth a read. It describes a day in the life of the Brothers as witnessed by writer Nick Curtis and can be read via The Oldie website.
5th January 2017
Opening date announcement
The site has been transformed over the past months and our new museum, reception area, shop and The Sir John Cass’s Learning Centre are taking shape.
We are excited to announce that we will be opening our doors to the public for the first time in Charterhouse’s history from Friday 27 January 2017
We hope to see you during our opening weekend to share our fascinating story through the objects on display in the museum, a tour of the historic site and our programme of learning activities. We encourage you to take away a souvenir from the shop and enjoy a refreshment in our new café, scheduled for completion in early February, overlooking Charterhouse Square.
Do check our website for further information.With thanks to all of those who have been involved in the project, including our generous supporters, in particular the Heritage Lottery Fund.
25th November 2016
The Charterhouse Featured in Sydney Morning Herald
A feature on the Charterhouse, its history and future, can be read on the website of the Sydney Morning Herald. It includes an interview with Charlie Hobson, master of the Charterhouse, and details our exciting plans to open as a museum on January 27, 2016.
15th November 2016
Behind Revealing the Charterhouse
You can now read more about our exciting Revealing the Charterhouse project on our blog.
14th October 2016
Revealing the Charterhouse in Barbican Life
A feature about our exciting Revealing the Charterhouse project appears in the latest edition of Barbican Life magazine. It was written by project curator Cathy Ross, and outlines our intentions to open the Charterhouse to the public in January 2017. You can read it here.