Online talks about the Bank of England

Sign up to our free, virtual talks for adults about our history and objects from our collection

Join us for our live, online talks from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Our talks are hosted either on Microsoft Teams or Zoom. When you register we will send you a link with details of how to join.

If the talks are fully booked or if you miss them, don’t worry. You can watch the recordings later on this page.

Upcoming talks

All that Glitters… Gold and the Bank of England

Date: Wednesday 30 June 2021
Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Discover all things gold in our online talk. 

Join our operations manager, Alison Cook, who will delve into the Bank of England’s relationship with this rare and precious metal. Meet members of our Bullion team who will talk about the work they do in our gold vaults. Golden items from our collections will also be revealed!

We welcome questions once both talks have finished.

Register now before 29 June. Please email StakeholderRelations@bankofengland.co.uk for enquiries.

Previous talks

Look inside the Bank 

Discover the story of our iconic Threadneedle Street building with our Curator Jenni Adam. Find out about the art, sculpture and mosaics that reflect our work and history.

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Making money: a history of Bank of England banknotes

Explore our historic banknote collection with our Collections and Exhibitions Manager Miranda Garrett. Discover the origins of today’s notes and how designs have changed over the last 300 years.

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The new £50 note: old and new

Learn about the history of the £50 note with our curator, Kirsty Parsons. Our chief cashier, Sarah John talked about the new £50 note featuring Alan Turing.

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This page was last updated 15 June 2021

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