The Bank of England

If I know people, like I think I know people, then people like free stuff.

A visit to the Bank of England Museum is free and you can learn about Adam Smith, the history of the rise and fall and the rise of the banks. Why not have a go at quantitative easing?

Have you every picked up a bar of gold? The highlight of this visit is picking up a real bar of gold.

Plan A was get a good strong box,
and some guns

Vast displays of coins from antiquity.


And the highlight of the free visit.


Mr Brown, you forgot this one!

Westland London – Dealers in architectural antiques

Westland London: St Michael’s Church, Leonard St, London EC2A 4QX, United Kingdom
Nearest Tube: Old Street
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00am – 5:30 pm, Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sunday: Closed
(check website to confirm details)
Website            Location


Think Dickensian. Think Downton Abbey. Think Titanic. It’s all here, rooms and rooms of treasures from past times rescued and restored at Westland’s in the befitting environment of St Michael’s Church, London.

Westland’s are dealers in antiques and architectural antiques established over 40 years ago by the late Geoff Westland. Its London base is at St Michael’s Church, worth a visit in itself, houses many fascinating antiques for sale.  All items are displayed as if on a stage or the set of a film as you walk from scene to scene.

A wooden aeroplane propeller, a ship’s wheel, an art deco chandelier, bells from an old church that is no more. So many fireplaces in wood, metal, marble crafted a hundred years ago. Majestic garden statues, looking like great fallen movie stars, waiting for the next chapter in their lives. Around  every corner another story awaits.

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Truly a gem in the heart of London. If you are a daydreamer or want to buy something unique for your home, with provenance, then step back in time and visit Westland London. 

Follow link to website to read more about Westland, its history and view catalogues.