Coventry Wins the City of Culture 2021 Bid

Last night, the whole of Coventry were tuned into BBC’s ‘The One Show’ to await confirmation of our city winning the City of Culture 2021 Bid. The other cities competing for the Bid this year were Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea.

Many took to social media to express their happiness for the city.

Coventry City Council Leader George Duggins, said: “I am delighted we have been named UK City of Culture 2021 – it’s the Christmas present we were all hoping for and it means so much for our city.”

Previous winners include: Derry~Londonderry (2013) and Kingston upon Hull (2017). We here at iCov are extremely proud and happy for Coventry! #ThisIsCoventry

Casey Baughan

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