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COVENTRY'S 2021 CITY OF CULTURE BID

EDM (Early Day Motion) 738: tabled on 29 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the bid by Coventry to become UK City of Culture in 2021; recognises the work of the Belgrade Theatre, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Cathedral, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry Transport Museum, Godiva Festival and many more in promoting the arts across the city; notes the rich and unique history and heritage of Coventry, including its medieval past and the role it continues to play in the motor industry; further notes the presence of the University of Coventry and the University of Warwick within the city and the role they play in promoting Coventry on the international stage; and supports the bid by Coventry to become UK City of Culture in 2021.