Plymouth will formally submit its bid to become the next UK City of Culture today.
It's up against ten other cities to succeed Londonderry in the role, which should boost trade and tourism.
The culture board has been working for months to come up with a presentation that reflects its historic and creative character as well as its vision for the future.
Local celebrities, including Olympic diver Tom Daley and chef Gary Rhodes are backing the bid.
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