Cultural Olympiad: Has it had any impact?

Tony Hall: "Alongside the sport, we can show off what this country is brilliant at. This country is really good at arts and culture."

The Cultural Olympiad, spread over four years, is designed to give everyone in the UK a chance to be part of London 2012.

It has been running for three years and will reach its peak during the games next year.

Here, I explain why it has so far had little impact whilst Tony Hall, chair of the event, defends it.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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