The deadline for bids to become UK City of Culture 2017 has now passed. Plymouth has submitted its 30-page document to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. A shortlist will be announced in June. Plymouth will be competing against:
- East Kent
- Hastings and Bexhill-on-Sea
- Swansea Bay
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It will be a breezy start, with clouds arriving around lunchtime. The afternoon will be sunny with showers.
Tuesday will start dry and bright with lighter winds, before cloud thickens bringing some outbreaks of rain through the afternoon.
The day's gusts will ease as the evening goes on. It will be mostly dry with cloud cover but occasional clear spells.