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Congratulations to Coventry, City of Culture 2021!

Published on Thursday, 7th December 2017

Our warmest congratulations go to our neighbours in Coventry!

Cllr Dennis Harvey, Leader of the Council said:

"What wonderful news! We send our warmest congratulations to our neighbours in Coventry. The City of Culture status will transform the City and benefit the whole of Warwickshire.

"We've seen what it has done for other cities, how it increased pride, raised the profile and improved the economy. As a Bid partner, we are proud of the contribution we have made and we look forward to taking the next steps on this exciting journey together.

“Well done Coventry on a worthy win after a most compelling and imaginative campaign!”

Cllr Ian Lloyd, portfolio holder for Arts and Leisure said:

"This is absolutely fantastic news for us all - Coventry City’s amazing achievement will boost arts and culture across Warwickshire as a whole.

“Here in Nuneaton and Bedworth we have been proud to support the Bid; there are exciting times ahead and with so many opportunities for our residents and visitors, we’ll be fully engaged with the team in Coventry working towards 2021.”