The Turner Banknote: Choices, Design and Production

The Bank of England, Museum Entrance, Bartholomew Lane, London EC2R 8AH

A reception to mark the issue in February of the new £20 note featuring Turner

Senior officers of the Bank will talk about the process of selection and design leading to the new banknote and Pieter van der Merwe, Chairman of the Turner Society and a maritime historian, will discuss The Fighting Temeraire which is depicted on the note. After the reception there will be an opportunity to visit the Bank’s fascinating Museum.

Places for this special event, in which The Friends of Turner’s House will also participate, are strictly limited and the Bank’s security requirements must be strictly observed. Applications by those wishing to attend have to be submitted to by 30 November 2019 but late applications will be considered if space permits. Successful applicants will receive details of the arrangements (by email only) directly from the Bank.

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