Governors’ Day 2019

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Date: 20 December 2019


Governors’ Day is a long-held tradition that is open to all employees including their families, with the aim of recognising their hard work and dedication. 

The table below provides a breakdown of the costs for Governors’ Day 2019 which was held on 14 July at the Bank of England’s (the Bank’s’) Sports Club in Roehampton. There were 2,487 tickets issued.

Governors' Day costs 2019
Amount (£) ex-VAT
 Food 45,852.34
 Drinks 6,441.33
 Equipment 1,969.45
 Family entertainment 29,916.25
 Other 12,009.34
 Total 96,188.71
Catering was provided by the Bank’s canteen and included hot and cold food with soft drinks available throughout the day.