The Arts

Isabella Tree recently spoke to our customers about the environmental and financial benefits of re-wilding land. Her latest book ‘Wilding’ tells the amazing story of their daring wildlife experiment at Knepp Estate in West Sussex and was voted one of the top ten science books for 2018 by the...Read more

23rd May 2017

The six day floral festival in Belgravia coincides with the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show. This year’s Belgravia in Bloom is celebrating children’s books, and our Lowndes Street branch has been decorated with a Mary Poppins theme.

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Our guests enjoyed a wonderful evening as Tania Compton took us on a journey through beautiful private gardens. From manicured lawns to towering palms set within conservatories to gardens which have overgrown into natural wonders, Tania’s words and photography were captivating. We count...Read more

Customers of the Bank were treated to an exceptional evening in Middle Temple Hall with Sir Tom Stoppard, one of this generations most famous playwrights. For almost an hour he spoke to his audience in a direct, intimate fashion and with his beautiful use of language about his upbringing, his...Read more

Our latest series of arts and literature talks are off to a great start.  Last week Lord Hindlip, a Christie's auctioneer, spoke to 320 of our clients about the triumphs and disasters of An Auctioneer’s Lot (the title of his new book).  It was a fascinating talk, illustrated by some of the...Read more