Museum Late: Slavery & the Bank

Late night opening with special events for Slavery & the Bank

We’re open late every third Thursday of the month, including until 8pm on Thursday 21 July. This month, our Museum Late focuses on our exhibition, Slavery & the Bank, which explores how the wealth created through transatlantic slavery shaped the development of Britain.

The museum is free with no need to book ahead.

What’s On

Curator-led tours: 

Join our curators for a free, 20 minute tour of Slavery & the Bank. Tours will focus on the Bank of England’s connections to transatlantic slavery and the slave trade.

When: Thursday 21 July at 6.15pm and 7.15pm. 
Entry: Talks are free with no need to book ahead.

Talk: Humphry Morice: slave trader and embezzler of the Bank

by Dr Matthew David Mitchell (Sewanee, The University of the South)

Dr Matthew David Mitchell gives a talk focusing the life and career of Humphry Morice, the largest-volume British slave trader of the first half of the eighteenth century and former Director and Governor of the Bank of England.

When: Thursday 21 July from 5.45pm - 7pm. 
Entry: The talk is free but registration is essential. Find out more and register here.  

This page was last updated 28 June 2022

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