7th May - 30th June 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pmIf you are at home with children needing to be kept happy and busy - why not try our 'Design a Coat of Arms' competition. There's a long history of family Coats of Arms - but also countries, counties, organisations, governments.... Here’s an opportunity to create a coat of arms and crest that you think represents the special things about your family. You can use crayons, paints, tin foil, coloured paper, felt…. anything you like! We’ll be running the competition until the end of June – and we will gather a panel of judges to select a winner in each age category. The winners will have their coats of arms printed on a mug and their design displayed in the Charterhouse. You can find all the details here
Henry VIII and the Men who Made Him: Live online
25th June 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm Join eminent historian and best selling author Tracy Borman live and online as she shares insights from her research, and excerpts from her book Henry VIII and the Men who Made Him. Henry VIII is famous for his multiple marriages, but it was the men in his life who shaped this notorious monarch - and he, in turn, determined their fates. In this talk we are introduced to a dazzling cast of characters: some 'mad' (Sir Francis Bryan, the so-called 'Vicar of Hell'), some 'bad' (the grasping minister Thomas Wolsey) - but none as 'dangerous to know' as Henry VIII himself. Tracy Borman has extremely kindly agreed to reprise her recent lecture at the Charterhouse online - to help raise funds for the charity as it navigates very challenging times during the pandemic. Book here - payment is by donation. We will be emailing all attendees with log in details for the Lecture prior to the event.