Two West Midlands cities make 2021 City of Culture shortlist
Two West Midlands cities have made it on to the shortlist to follow in Hull's footsteps as the UK City of Culture.
Coventry and Stoke have been named alongside Paisley, Sunderland and Swansea on the Government's candidate city shortlist.
Six cities missed out, including the Scottish city of Perth which was predicted to be a frontrunner in the contest.
The UK City of Culture title, which is awarded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, was created in the aftermath of Liverpool's year as European Capital of C... For the full story register now for free or login below...