Visit: the Bank of England and the Fishmongers Hall

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The Bank of England was founded in 1694 and has, since then, functioned as the central bank of the country. Its architecture embraces work by Robert Taylor, John Soane and Herbert Baker. There will be a 50 minute talk on the Bank’s history followed by an independent visit to its Museum which includes silver, prints, paintings and banknotes. At 2pm a visit to the Fishmonger’s Hall, one of the twelve great Livery Companies of the City of London. The Curator will show a selection of the Company’s treasures including Annigoni’s portrait of the Queen, a fine collection of silver, and an embroidered 15th century funeral pall.

Venue details

Bank of England
Threadneedle Street London Hampshire EC2R 8AH