On Friday evening the shortlist for 2021 UK City of Culture was announced. Five out of the original list of eleven bidding cities were selected. Coventry, Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea have made the shortlist.
The winner, who will gain a with a £3m Heritage Lottery Fund grant, will be announced in December.
Information about Hull's programme as City of Culture 2017 can be found here.