US backing for Londonderry UK City of Culture

Just keeping an eye on progress.. according to the Derry Journal, US Economic envoy Declan Kelly is “embedding ” staff members in the UK City of Culture bid team up to decision time in June. and the city’s Arts Officer has an ingenious solution for the Brits venue. You can’t say they aren’t trying.

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London