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Michael Visits Dippy the Dinosaur on Tour!

The iconic Dippy the Diplodocus skeleton has been at the Natural History Museum in London since 1905. Now for the first time ever Dippy has been travelling outside of London and will be staying in 8 different museums all over the UK over the next 3 years.

Michael Supports Weston Favell Charity Walk

Starting on Tuesday, 15th May 2018 staff at the Weston Favell Shopping Centre along with other volunteers walked 100 miles over five days from London to Northampton for charity.

Michael Works with ‘Iraq Scheme’ to Save Iraqi Archaeology

As the Minister with responsibility for national museums I am always very interested in the projects that publicly funded museums are undertaking and I am particularly interested in a project the British Museum are currently undertaking.

Michael Visits Northampton Air Ambulance Volunteers

On Friday, 18th May I visited the Northamptonshire Air Ambulance’s charity shop in Kingsthorpe, Northampton to meet the hard-working staff and volunteers to thank them for their work.

Michael’s Day of Debates

On Thursday, 10th May I participated in my third Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) question and answer session in the House of Commons. I was asked and I answered questions on historic landmarks, on UK tourism and on the museum sector.

Michael Invites Defence Secretary on Museum Visit

On Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 I visited the Imperial War Museum at its main site in Lambeth, London in my capacity as Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, which includes responsibility for national museums.

Michael Celebrates St George’s Day with Visit England

St George’s Day, which falls on the 23rd April every year, is the feast day of St George, the Patron Saint of England. St George is synonymous with England with not only being our Patron Saint but his cross forms the English flag.