Yorkshire Universities congratulates Bradford on becoming UK City of Culture 2025

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Responding to the news that Bradford has been awarded the title of UK City of Culture 2025, Dr Peter O’Brien, Executive Director of Yorkshire Universities, said:

“This is superb news for Bradford and Yorkshire as a whole. Bradford is a fantastic choice to be UK City of Culture given the city’s rich cultural heritage and creative dynamism. Huge congratulations go the bid team, including Bradford Council and the University of Bradford, as well as the huge number of businesses and community groups from across the district who have made this happen. It is a perfect accolade and will see Bradford, alongside Leeds 2023 and other programmes in the region, driving cultural activities, investment and growth in Yorkshire over the next few years.”

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