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Carols, Christmas, Family, islington

Candlelit Christmas Carol Service

16th December 2018 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us on Sunday 16th December for the Charterhouse’s atmospheric candlelit Christmas Carol Service featuring the Pegasus Choir. Pegasus is one of London’s most accomplished and critically acclaimed chamber choirs, winning awards for their imaginative musical programmes.   Due to the popularity of this event there will be two Carol Concerts starting at 4.30pm and 6.30pm. Festive refreshments will be served in the Great Chamber from 5.30-6.30pm. Friends of the Charterhouse: Free entry, Carol Concert and refreshments (2 guests) Others: £10 for the Carol Service and refreshments, mulled wine and mince pies or free entry for the Carol Service only Book here
Christmas, Family, history, islington, Treasure

Christmas Family Tour

16th December 2018 | 12:00pm - 12:45am Follow Thomas the Talbot on a magical Christmas tour of the Charterhouse. Explore our charming cloister and ho-ho-ho hall as we search for Thomas Sutton’s pesky Talbot greyhounds. Can you help us find all six during this special festive themed family tour? Chocolate coins await. Please inform us if you have any allergies/dietary requirements. £12 per paying adult, up to two children free (max 6 families per tour). Suitable for ages 4+ Book here

Carols, Christmas, Family, islington

Candlelit Christmas Carol Service

16th December 2018 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm Join us on Sunday 16th December for the Charterhouse’s atmospheric candlelit Christmas Carol Service featuring the Pegasus Choir. Pegasus is one of London’s most accomplished and critically acclaimed chamber choirs, winning awards for their imaginative musical programmes.   Due to the popularity of this event there will be two Carol Concerts starting at 4.30pm and 6.30pm. Festive refreshments will be served in the Great Chamber from 5.30-6.30pm. Friends of the Charterhouse: Free entry, Carol Concert and refreshments (2 guests) Others: £10 for the Carol Service and refreshments, mulled wine and mince pies or free entry for the Carol Service only Book here

art, history, london, museum, Workshop

Art workshop: Tracing histories

18th February 2019 | 10:00am - 3:00pm Tracing time - tracing communities - tracing now. From brick-laid inscriptions honouring a courageous Carthusian Prior to secret Royal affirmations, the Charterhouse has an abundance of hidden marks, motifs and visual details. Re-trace these former steps, find your own impressions and create new mappings via a day of tracing and drawing. Tutor: Alex Roberts Cost: £50.00 / Friends £45.00 Book your place here

In Washhouse Court day out, Family, history, london, medieval, tudor

February Family Tour

24th February 2019 | 11:00am - 11:45am Follow Thomas the Talbot on a tour of the Charterhouse following our exciting and intriguing family trail to discover some very famous moments in history, and some surprising facts about how people lived in this extraordinary site that dates back to 1348. Cost: adult £10 (2 kids free) – suitable for age 4+ Book your tour here Please note this tour runs twice on the same day. The second 45 minute tour commences at 12.00.

art, london, mixed media, nature, Workshop

Art workshop for adults: Plaster casting

11th March 2019 | 10:00am - 3:00pm Discover the quick and direct technique of casting from clay impressions in this one-day workshop led by artist and Charterhouse gardener, Ludovik Boden. Source seasonal objects, textures and fragments from the gardens before creating a series of relief sculpture plaques in plaster. Suitable for all levels of experience and ability. Tutor: Ludovik Boden Cost: £50.00 / Friends £45.00 Book your place here

Family tour in Master's Court day out, Family, history, london, medieval, tudor

March Family Tour

24th March 2019 | 11:00am - 11:45am Follow Thomas the Talbot on a tour of the Charterhouse following our exciting family trail to discover some very famous moments in history, and some surprising facts about how people lived in this extraordinary site that dates back to 1348. Cost: adult £10 (2 kids free) – suitable 4+ Book your tour here Please note this tour runs twice on the same day. The second 45 minute tour commences at 12.00.

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