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Get Behind Our City: Final Push for City of Culture Bid

5 December 2017 Culture Featured


Today people across Sunderland are being urged to get behind the City’s bid to become UK City of Culture, in a final push before the winning city is unveiled.

On Thursday the waiting will be over and one of the five shortlisted cities will be announced as the UK City of Culture 2021.

Today (5th December) Sunderland’s bid will have one final show of support with all those backing the city’s bid asked to post messages of support across social media.

You can help back the bid by posting using #Sunderland2021 and tag in @Sunderland2021 and @DCMS – attach videos, images and things you love about Sunderland!

So stop what you’re doing! Take to social media, get tweeting, post on Facebook or put a favourite picture of the city on Instagram! Lets get behind Sunderland!

The winning city will be revealed live on BBC’s The One Show this Thursday by Arts Minster John Glen between 7pm and 7:30pm.

Sunderland is bidding alongside Stoke, Swansea, Paisley and Coventry for the title.


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