Derby is a city that has always had creativity and innovation at its heart.
The UK City of Culture is run by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), inviting places across the UK to set out their vision for culture-led regeneration.
The title is awarded every four years, with the winning city creating a year-long cultural celebration which is rooted locally and has national significance.
Through city-wide collaboration, effort and focus, Derby’s bid will act as a springboard for culture-led regeneration in the city.
Recognising that culture is fundamental to the city’s recovery, and its ambition to create a confident, diverse economy, and a place of health and happiness.