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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Video: Full report on Leicester's 2017 City of Culture bid countdown

There are only two months left for Leicester to finalise its bid to become UK city of culture in 2017. It's one of a shortlist of four, competing for the title, which would boost the local economy by millions of pounds.

Andy Bevan has been to see how the bid team is getting on - and examines what the city has to offer, that could make it a winner.

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