100,000 yacht race fans to descend on Derry~Londonderry festival
More than 100,000 people are expected to breeze into Derry~Londonderry as the city prepares to welcome the Clipper Round the World Yacht Fleet with a 10 day festival.
Two back to back concerts will take place over two nights, 29 June-8 July, featuring The Undertones, Paul Casey and a host of other homegrown talent. Other events taking place include Daredevil Zapcats powerboat stunts, viking boats, a fireworks display, a seafood festival, a creative family zone and a continental market.
Recent results on Derry-Londonderry in the Clipper Race
In Race 11, from Panama to New York, although Derry-Londonderry came in last place, overall they are positioned 8th.
Pixie Lott joins bill for Peace One Day concert
Pixie Lott has been confirmed to take part in the Peace One Day concert alongside Imelda May, Newton Faulkner, Guillemots and the Wonder Villains on June 21.
Earhart festival celebrates 80th Anniversary of landing
Amelia Earhart touched down in a field at Ballyarnett in Londonderry. She took off from Newfoundland in Canada in a bid to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.