Coven­try is 2021’ s UK City of Cul­ture

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - NEWS -

Coven­try will be the next UK City of Cul­ture in 2021, it has been an­nounced.

It beat Pais­ley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sun­der­land and Swansea which were in the run­ning for the ti­tle – which is cred­ited with at­tract­ing ma­jor in­vest­ment.

The an­nounce­ment was made in Hull dur­ing the BBC’s The One Show, as the cur­rent UK City of Cul­ture’s year-long cel­e­bra­tion nears an end.

The com­pe­ti­tion is held ev­ery four years, with Derry-Lon­don­derry the first win­ner in 2013.

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