Rachel Reeves

Member of Parliament for Leeds West

City of Culture?

8139634559_c47d08d2f3_z.jpgWhat's your favourite cultural jewel in Leeds?

Leeds is currently deciding whether it should bid to be European Capital of Culture 2023, and the Yorkshire Evening Post are running a poll to find out Leeds' favourite cultural landmark. 

You can vote here: http://tinyurl.com/mxxg9gn

 

As Capital of Culture, Leeds would have an unprecedented opportunity to showcase its rich and diverse cultural heritage and welcome an array of exciting events and exhibitions. 

 

Many people have already taken to twitter to express their support for a bid with the hashtags #YesLeeds and #Leeds2023.

 

Rachel said:

 

"After we showed the world what we could do by hosting the Tour de France last year, I'm delighted the city is thinking of bidding for this title. We have so many cultural gems that deserve celebrating - my personal favourite is Kirkstall Abbey."

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