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Coventry & Stoke shortlisted for 2021 City of Culture

Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent have been shortlisted for the UK City of Culture 2021.

11 towns and cities registered their bids and now Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent have been shortlisted along with Paisley, Sunderland and Swansea.

Hereford has missed out on a place in the final five.

Hull is the current City of Culture and it's estimated it has boosted the local economy by around £60 million.

Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent will now submit their final bids by the end of September before the winner of the 2021 bid is announced in December.

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