UK City of Culture shortlist

'We Are Hull' by Zsolt Balogh - projections on Hull City Hall for the launch of Hull City of Culture 2017.

'We Are Hull' by Zsolt Balogh - projections on Hull City Hall for the launch of Hull City of Culture 2017.

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.