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Now we’re definitely bidding, some FAQs about the Euro Culture Capital bid

Some FAQs about what’s going to happen after Leeds council bosses rubber-stamp a report next week (18th March) recommending the city bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023. Q: Who’s going to run the bid? A “strategic steering … Continue reading

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That Leeds capital of culture bid: couldn’t we do it another way?

The deed is almost done. Sometime soon, maybe in the next couple of weeks, the responses to the grand consultation will have been published and council bosses will be giving their thumbs up to Leeds bidding to become the European Capital … Continue reading

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European Capital of Culture 2023? Not for us, says Manchester culture czarina

European Capital of Culture in 2023? We may be gearing up to apply in Leeds, but it’s not for Manchester apparently. An opposition motion going before a meeting of the city’s council tomorrow calls on chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein … Continue reading

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Council leaders to discuss possible Leeds bid for European Capital of Culture next week

Hot on the heels of last week’s public meeting, Leeds City Council’s leaders are about to begin their debate on whether Leeds should bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023. The council’s executive board (made up of senior … Continue reading

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You must be Helen. I’m John – Buzzfeedy tips for the Euro Capital of Culture meeting

A friend took me to one side the other day in the pub to ask me why I didn’t do stories using lists and numbers and pictures. “It’s the future of news,” she said. “You know, like Buzzfeed? When they have 10 … Continue reading

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