As the competition to find the UK City of Culture for 2021 was announced at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery today, Hull City Council urged other local authorities to consider bidding.
The launch of the 2021 competition comes in the same month that Hull kicked off its year as the second UK City of Culture and the city has already seen huge benefits from bidding and hosting the national celebration.
Get ready for the city’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture, get active and treat yourself to Hull Culture & Leisure’s amazing gym, swim and fitness memberships at knock down prices, at just £20 for 17 weeks.
The membership packages are especially created to mark the start of 2017!
Hull City Council, in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure, has secured over £106,000 for a new tennis court facility and a hard surface playing area at Costello Playing Fields in Hull.
Following a successful bid to the Lawn Tennis Association for funding of £106,626, with an additional £60,000 being provided from the Council’s West Area Committee, a condemned former tennis court area in the park will now receive a new lease of life.
Rosie Millard, Chair of Hull City of Culture 2017, will be appearing at Beverley Literature Festival on Friday 2 October. As a former BBC Arts Correspondent, Rosie is used to interviews – as the interviewer
With 500 days to go until the start of Hull’s year as UK City of Culture 2017, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that it will be a principal backer of the 365-day, national cultural festival.