Congratulations Coventry! City of Culture 2021

Posted on 8 December 2017

The news is in and its official – Coventry will be the next City of Culture and we couldn’t be prouder!

Hundreds of guests gathered at the Belgrade last night for the nail-biting reveal which was broadcast live on The One Show. We were joined by a host of media crews all ready to capture the big moment, showcasing Coventry and its people across the UK. Coventry were up against stiff competition with four other amazing cities, Paisley, Sunderland, Swansea and Stoke-on-Trent, also competing for the prestigious title.

The crowds erupted in cheer and celebration upon the reveal! The atmosphere was electric, with a feeling excitement about the incredible four years we have ahead of us. Throughout the bid, we’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with a range of organisations across the city to support Coventry. We can’t wait to forge more partnerships, welcoming the investment in region and taking advantage of all the cultural activities to come!

We extend a massive congratulations and well done to the fabulous Coventry 2021 bid team, supporters and of course, the wonderful people of Coventry who make Coventry what it is – rich, welcoming and diverse.