Back in 1957 Feliks Topolski was commissioned by the Bank of England to make some sketches of everyday life at its printing works in Debden. That's where all of their banknotes are still printed today.
This exhibition will include many of his original drawings and paintings, capturing the activity of people and machinery at the newly-built factory.
Craig has been to the Bank of England Museum before and written a review on his blog, which you might like to read before you go.
Craig’s review of Bank of England Museum – “I don't suppose many tourists bother to visit the Bank of England Museum (or even the locals) but I've always had a soft spot for this place. But not because of the money. I don't really care about the history of the bank -- I like it because there's lots of architectural history on display inside here. They have cabinets full of old photos and paintings and drawings… continued”
Easter egg trail at the Bank of England Museum – 8 to 18 Apr 2019 – Your kids can win a little prize if they manage to complete the easter egg trail at the Bank of England Museum.
Sir John Soane — Building the Bank of England – 13 May to 8 Nov 2019 – See some of Sir John Soane's designs and learn how the architect was inspired by the ancient world
Magic Realism — Art In Weimar Germany – 30 Jul 2018 to 14 Jul 2019 – Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years, between World Wars I and II.
Jesse Darling — The Ballad of Saint Jerome – 22 Sep 2018 to 24 Feb 2019 – Jesse Darling uses the legend of Saint Jerome to create works about control, captivity and the subjugation of others.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition – 19 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos.
Burne-Jones exhibition, at Tate Britain – 24 Oct 2018 to 24 Feb 2019 – Tate Britain will be putting on a retrospective of work by the last of the Pre-Raphaelites, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones.
Good Grief, Charlie Brown! – 25 Oct 2018 to 3 Mar 2019 – Fans of Charles M Schulz much-loved Peanuts cartoon will want to see the Charlie Brown and Snoopy exhibition at Somerset House.
Here are some more free events in London if you want a cheap day out
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