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Welcome to our new website

29 June 2016

The team behind the UK City of Culture 2021 bid have launched a new website to keep you up to date with the progress of the bid, what’s on in the city and ways that you can get involved.

Explore the website to find out more about the process of bidding to be UK City of Culture and ways that you can get involved and help.

News and Updates – This is the page to keep an eye on to find out what’s going on at Bid HQ, see any job opportunities and read blogs.

What’s On – Visit this section to find out what’s on in the city. Are you an artist or arts organisation? Submit your own events to be publicised by the City of Culture Team.

Why Coventry? – Find out here why we think Coventry deserves to win, what UK City of Culture is and what you can expect if we win.

We are Coventry – Here you can find out about the people who are making this bid happen. From the Bid Team, to artists to Coventry residents, this is the place to read the stories coming out of our city.

Get Involved – We can’t do this on our own! Fill in our friendly form and let us know what you’re up to, share your feedback or just get in touch for a chat. Comments left here may appear in the We are Coventry section so keep coming back to visit

Our Sponsors – We are incredibly lucky to have the backing of some brilliant local businesses, visit these pages to find out more about why we need widespread business support to win and more about the businesses already involved.

#ThisisCoventry – Here you can see at a glance what the bid is up to on social media along with just how many people are backing the bid.

We really hope that you enjoy using our new website, if you have any feedback please feel free to email

Let’s win this and show the world what Coventry is made of!


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