ARTS COUNCIL RECEPTION
14 September 2015: |
Present were specially invited guests included mezzo soprano Sarah Connolly, John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, and Darren Henley, Chief Executive Arts Council England, plus more than 50 MPs and parliamentary figures, representing all regions of England.
The event featured live performances from the RSC's Matilda the Musical and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Objects from the Horniman Museum in London and National Football Museum in Manchester were on display.
With John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, holding the World Cup Final ball from 1966, which was brought down to Westminster from the National Football Museum in Manchester.