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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