Wear STILL a city of culture! Sunderland reacts to missing out on 2021 title
Our cultural mission goes on - that was the upbeat verdict from Sunderland after it was announced today the city had missed out on the UK City of Culture title.
There was disappointment across Wearside as Arts and Culture Minister John Glen revealed Coventry as the winner of the title live on BBC One’s The One Show - but there was also pride in the efforts of those who had worked on the city's bid.
"Naturally, we are disappointed," said Rebecca Ball, Sunderland 2021 director, “but also very proud.
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