East Kent's bidding to be UK City of Culture. The competition was inspired by Liverpool's winning bid of 2008 which brought millions - and a massive spider - to the city. Chris Hespe from Kent County Council says a win would be the best possible news for tourism in Margate, Canterbury and Ashford.
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