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”
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.
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.
Russia: Royalty & The Romanovs – 9 Nov 2018 to 28 Apr 2019 – The 'Royalty & The Romanovs' exhibition will explore some of the works of art that passed between British and Russian Royal families.
Shadows of War — Fenton’s Photos of the Crimea – 9 Nov 2018 to 28 Apr 2019 – The 'Shadows of War' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery reveals the futility of war through Roger Fenton's photographs of the Crimean War.
Victorian Children — Seen and Heard – 23 Nov 2018 to 1 May 2019 – The Guildhall Art Gallery's new exhibition will explore the changing way that childhood was portrayed in Victorian art
Pierre Bonnard — The Colour Of Memory – 23 Jan to 6 May 2019 – Tate Modern will be putting on a major new exhibition of work by the master of colour and composition, Pierre Bonnard
The photographs of Don McCullin – 5 Feb to 6 May 2019 – An exhibition of 250 photographs by Don McCullin, showing scenes of poverty and war in Vietnam and Northern Ireland.
Here are some more free events in London if you want a cheap day out
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