£100,000 boost for Leeds Capital of Culture bid as more sponsors line up

Dr. Adam Beaumont, CEO aql; Sharon Watson, chair Leeds 2023 Independent Steering Group; Prew Lumley, real estate partner Squire Patton Boggs; John Alderton, managing partner Squire Patton Boggs. Credit: Mark Bickerdike
More businesses have come forward to offer their support and financial backing to Leeds' bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023, giving the campaign a £100,000 funding boost. Smart telecommunications business aql, based on the South Bank, is joined by law firm Squire Patton Boggs in supporting the city’s ambitious campaign for the European Capital of Culture crown. Sharon Watson, chair of the Leeds 2023 Independent Steering Group said: “The support from the business community in the city demonstrates our strong comm... For the full story register now for free or login below...