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Leicester City of Culture bid

Leicester has been shortlisted as one of four cities that could be named 'City of Culture' in 2017. A number of events, festivals, and campaigns have been launched to boost the city's chances.

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Hear schoolchildren sing the new Anthem for Leicester

Youngsters from a Leicester school have debuted a new song backing the City of Culture 2017 bid.

Children from Stoneygate College, Leicester, are hoping their song will give the city's bid a rousing send-off before it goes to the government to be considered on Monday.

The song was written by headmaster Paul Hitchcock, who wrote it using ideas from the school pupils.

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