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one of these places will be the uk city of culture in 2021

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one of these places will be the uk city of culture in 2021

image copyrightgetty images/council handoutsimage caption clockwise from top left: sunderland, paisley, swansea, coventry, stoke coventry, paisley, sunderland, swansea and stoke-on-trent will compete to host a year-long celebration of art and performance as uk city of culture 2021.the five locations are on a shortlist for the title, but six other bidding towns and cities missed out.the five left in the race will hope to emulate the success of hull, which is uk city of culture this year.the title is awarded every four years and the winner for 2021 will be the third uk city of culture.coventryimage copyrightcoventry city of culture trustit's the birthplace of philip larkin, one of england's finest poets, and the home of the 2 tone ska movement through bands like the specials and the selecter.venues would include warwick arts centre, the belgrade theatre and the herbert art gallery and museum. it's not just about the existing culture - it is, as the bid organisers say, "about changing the reputation of a city".paisleyimage copyrightrenfrewshire councilthis renfrewshire town, population 76,000, is perhaps most famous for the paisley print - the intricate, colourful designs that were inspired by kashmiri patterns in the 18th century and popularised in the psychedelic 1960s.it was also home to gerry rafferty, known for his hit baker street. former doctor who star david tennant grew up in the city, while paolo nutini's dad runs a fish and chip cafe there. there are pla...