What’s on

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Easter Family Day

14th April 2017 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

Friday 14 April, 11-3pm. Join us for a day of family activities offered in collaboration with Cityread London. We’ll be celebrating all things Tudor as we transport ourselves back to the 16th Century. Gather round our magnificent storyteller, create delicious historical sweets and take part in a traditional Tudor dance workshop. Cityread London is the capital’s annual celebration of reading. For more information on the Cityread 2017 book, Prophecy by S. J. Parris, and wider programme click here. Drop in event. £3 suggested donation per person.

Prophecy – Behind Closed Doors

1st April 2017 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

April 1, 2, 8, 9, 22, 23, 29, 30  | 4.30pm, 6pm, 8pm

Cecily Ashe has been murdered, strange occult symbols carved into her flesh. Her body lies at the Charterhouse. Giordano Bruno is recruiting men and women of equally shady backgrounds to help uncover the truth. Will you join him?  Get ready to don your cloak and explore the historic setting of the Charterhouse with Bruno in this immersive, participatory experience by Look Left Look Right.  This is a new commission for Cityread London 2017, book tickets here.

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Bach Coffee Cantata

11th April 2017 | 2:00pm - 4:30pm Decadence, drama and delight - Bach’s Coffee Cantata as you’ve never seen it before! Fully costumed, this colourfully staged show, specially adapted to the historic Great Chamber at the Charterhouse, will present Bach’s comic cantata depicting the rise of the coffee house in the 18th century. A wonderfully immersive performance complete with refreshments. Created and performed by the Little Baroque Company for Friends of the Charterhouse and guests. Book your tickets here.

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Musical Salon

3rd May 2017 | 6:00pm - 10:00pm

A relaxed evening event at the Charterhouse featuring a piano recital by Giuseppe Andaloro performing music by English composers from the 16th century to present day.  The ticket includes a tour of the historic site, pre performance reception with drinks and canapes, concert and a post-performance reception with light supper and more drinks.  Tickets: £100. This event is to benefit the restoration of the Great Chamber. To make a booking contact: sophie.eaton@thecharterhouse.org or call 020 3817 4171

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NGS Gardens Scheme

6th June 2017 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm We will be opening our private gardens to the public (the Charterhouse buildings will remain closed). There is an entry fee of £5, which includes a glass of wine, and we will also be having a BBQ (additional cost).

Special events

The Charterhouse Square Summer Fayre

1st July 2017 | 12:00pm - 4:30pm A day of festivities and merriment, featuring stalls, food & drink, maypole, books, silent auction, punch & judy, morris dancers, bouncy castles, tombola, cakes and Museum of London activities. The fayre takes place in the historic Charterhouse Square, beginning at 12 noon and finishing at 4:30. Admission is free. For directions on how to get to Charterhouse Square, please go to the Visit Us page.