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Mr. Yeo: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which (a) museums, (b) theatres, (c) art galleries and (d) sporting events (i) she and (ii) other Ministers in her Department have visited in an official capacity since 8 June; and what was the (1) purpose and (2) date of each visit. [21377]

Tessa Jowell [holding answer 6 December 2001]: The information requested is shown in the following table. Visits to such events allow Ministers to see developments in their sector at first hand and demonstrate our support for such projects and initiatives. These are, of course, in addition to visits made in a private capacity or for party reasons.

DateMinisterEventEvent type
12 June 2001Secretary of State"Boris Gudunov" at the Riverside StudiosTheatre
13 June 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of Hideo Furuta's Sculpture in the Park ExhibitionArt Gallery
18 June 2001Secretary of State and Minister of State for the ArtsVermeer Exhibition at the National GalleryArt Gallery
19 June 2001Minister of State for SportPakistan v Australia One Day Cricket InternationalSporting Event
19 June 2001Minister of State for the ArtsBP Portrait awards at National Portrait GalleryArt Gallery
21 June 2001Secretary of State"My Fair Lady" at the Royal National TheatreTheatre
25 June 2001Secretary of StateTour of Brooklands MuseumMuseum
25 June 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTate Britain—tour of the new galleries (work in progress)Art Gallery
26 June 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of Ingres to Matisse: Masterpieces of French Painting Exhibition at Royal AcademyArt Gallery
30 June 2001Minister of State for the ArtsLawn Tennis Championships, WimbledonSporting Event
5 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsRachel Whiteread Exhibition at Serpentine GalleryArt Gallery
5 July 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Lady Macbeth" at English National OperaTheatre
7 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsLawn Tennis Championships, WimbledonSporting Event
8 July 2001Minister of State for SportLawn Tennis Championships, WimbledonSporting Event
10 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsReception to celebrate the completion of the Everyman Millennium Commission Library at British MuseumMuseum
11 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsRoyal Ballet School Performance at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera HouseTheatre
12 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsLaunch of the Theatre 2001 conference report at Prince of Wales TheatreTheatre
12 July 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Un Giorno di Regno" at Buxton Festival Opening NightTheatre
12 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of Somerset HouseArt Gallery
15 July 2001Minister of State for SportFormula One Grand PrixSporting Event
17 July 2001Secretary of StatePredators Exhibition at Natural History MuseumMuseum
17 July 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Wabi-Sabi" Exhibition of Japanese jewellery, metal and textiles at Contemporary Applied ArtsArt Gallery
17 July 2001Minister of State for SportEuropean Cadet Boxing ChampionshipsSporting Event
22 July 2001Minister of State for Sport130 Open Golf ChampionshipsSporting Event
31 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of National Maritime Museum, GreenwichMuseum
31 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsLaunch of "Priestley—Making Time and Space for Theatre" at Criterion TheatreTheatre
31 July 2001Minister of State for the ArtsBBC Proms 14 at the Royal Albert HallTheatre
1 August 2001Minister of State for the Arts"The Shape of Things" at the Almeida Theatre, Kings CrossTheatre
3–7 August 2001Minister of State for SportWorld Athletics ChampionshipsSporting Event
7 August 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to Howard Hodgkin Exhibition at the Dulwich Picture GalleryArt Gallery
8 August 2001Secretary of State"The Winter's Tale" at Royal National TheatreTheatre
9 August 2001Secretary of State"Twelfth Night" at Royal Shakespeare TheatreTheatre
15 August 2001Secretary of StateHoward Hodgkin Exhibition at Dulwich Picture GalleryArt Gallery
16 August 2001Secretary of StateBBC Proms—Beethoven Fidelio at Royal Albert HallTheatre
19 August 2001Secretary of StateBBC Proms—Dvorak Cello Concerto at the Royal Albert HallTheatre
28 August 2001Secretary of State"Hamlet" at Young VicTheatre
28 August 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTheatre's Kids Week—Playhouse TheatreTheatre
28 August 2001Minister of State for the Arts"The Tragedy of Hamlet" at the Young VicTheatre
29 August 2001Minister of State for SportBritish Amputee Open Golf Championships 2001Sporting Event
1 September 2001Minister of State for SportGermany v England World Cup QualifierSporting Event
5 September 2001Minister of State for SportEngland v Albania World Cup QualifierSporting Event
5 September 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Swan Lake" at Sadler's WellsTheatre
9 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of the exhibition at Jewish Museum, BerlinMuseum
9 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsConcert by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Philharmonic Hall, Berlin-TiergartenTheatre
10 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of Volksbuhne Theatre, BerlinTheatre
11 September 2001Minister of State for the Arts"All My Sons" at the Lyttelton TheatreTheatre
12 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsJerwood Applied Arts Prize at Crafts Council GalleryArt Gallery
13 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of Julian Stair Exhibition at Contemporary Applied ArtsArt Gallery
14 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsBBC Proms 72, at the Royal Albert HallTheatre
15 September 2001Secretary of StateLast Night of the BBC Proms at Royal Albert HallTheatre
15 September 2001Minister of State for SportSt. Leger HorseraceSporting Event
18 September 2001Minister of State for SportStockport County v Sheffield UnitedSporting Event
19 September 2001Secretary of StateRembrandt's Women at Royal Academy of ArtsArt Gallery
25 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of new Collections Centre, Museum of Science and Industry in ManchesterMuseum
25 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to the People's History Museum (part of the National Museum of Labour History)Museum
28 September 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to the Rose Theatre excavation exhibition siteTheatre
4 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of the Japan 2001 "Facts of Life" exhibition at the Hayward GalleryArt Gallery
5 October 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Rigoletto" at the Royal Opera HouseTheatre
6 October 2001Minister of State for SportEngland v Greece Word Cup QualifierSporting Event
8 October 2001Secretary of StateOpening of Robin Howard Dance TheatreTheatre
8 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of the Paul Robeson Exhibition at the Theatre Museum, Covent GardenMuseum
9 October 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Leonore" at Sadler's WellsTheatre
10 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of Crafts CouncilArt Gallery
10 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of Exhibition of early Indian photography at Brunei Gallery, London School of Oriental and African StudiesArt Gallery
12 October 2001Secretary of State"Leonore" at Sadler's Wells TheatreTheatre
13 October 2001Secretary of State"Julius Caesar" at Royal Shakespeare TheatreTheatre
13 October 2001Secretary of StatePisanello: Painter to the Renaissance Court Exhibition at National GalleryArt Gallery
16 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of the "Radical Fashion" Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert MuseumMuseum
17 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsDesign Conference at Imperial War MuseumMuseum
17 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of "Art on The Line" Exhibition at Courtauld Institute GalleryArt Gallery
22 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to "The Dig" project at the Museum of London.Museum
23 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsPisanello: Painter to the Renaissance Court Exhibition at the National GalleryArt Gallery
24 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to the Conservation Centre at National Museums and Galleries on MerseysideMuseum
25 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to the Science MuseumMuseum
25 October 2001Secretary of StateExposed: The Victorian Nude Exhibition at Tate BritainArt Gallery
25 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsPreview of Linbury Galleries at Tate Britain and the inaugural exhibition 'Exposed: The Victorian Nude'Art Gallery
30 October 2001Minister of State for the ArtsParis/Barcelone: de Gaudi a Miro Exhibition at Grand Palais, ParisArt Gallery
31 October 2001Secretary of StateOpening of London Transport Museum Learning CentreMuseum
1 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to ENO London ColliseumTheatre
4 November 2001Minister of State for SportBT Swimming National Short Course Championships 2001Sporting Event
5 November 2001Secretary of StateMusic for Youth Schools Prom at Royal Albert HallTheatre
7 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsSchools Prom, Royal Albert HallTheatre
8 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsConcert at the Royal College of MusicTheatre
9 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsLinbury Biennial Prizes for Stage Design at National TheatreTheatre
10 November 2001Minister of State for SportEngland v SwedenSporting Event
13 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to Wakefield MuseumMuseum
13 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to Magna CentreMuseum
13 November 2001Minister of State for the Arts"Boy Gets Girl" at the Royal Court TheatreTheatre
15 November 2001Minister for Tourism, Film and BroadcastingNational Film TheatreTheatre
16 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of Millennium PointMuseum
19 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsOpening of British Galleries 1500–1900 at Victoria and Albert MuseumMuseum
20 November 2001Secretary of StateOpening of British Galleries 1500–1900 at Victoria and Albert MuseumMuseum
22 November 2001Secretary of State"Switzerland Lights Up Tate Modern" at Tate ModernArt Gallery
25 November 2001Secretary of StateShakespeare Schools Drama Festival Showcase at Duke of York's TheatreTheatre
26 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsTour of the British MuseumMuseum
30 November 2001Minister of State for the ArtsVisit to the National Gallery.Art Gallery
5 December 2001Minister of State for SportWest Ham United v Aston VillaSporting Event

11 Dec 2001 : Column: 751W


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