MEDWAY’S BRIGHT CULTURAL FUTURE – Local cultural sector promises to build on momentum as Medway narrowly misses out on City of Culture longlist

Today, 8th October 2021, Medway reaffirmed its ambitions after narrowly missing out on the longlist to be UK City of Culture 2025. The Trustees, Bid Director, backers, Medway Council and cultural sector pledge to build on the momentum and enthusiasm that the process has generated over the past year, and channel them into a collective …

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MEDWAY IS COMPETITION READY!

City of Culture campaign calls on Medway, Kent and south east communities to get behind Medway’s bid as DCMS announces list of competitors. Medway’s City of Culture bid today welcomes the announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) that a record number of 20 places across the UK have submitted expressions …

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Medway’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 promises to give the area’s world-class tourism sector the recognition it deserves

In a year when UK staycations are expected to soar in popularity, Medway has revealed that its bid to be UK City of Culture in 2025 will provide a much-needed boost to local tourism and promote the area as a major cultural destination in the South East. With the winner of the national competition due …

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Medway’s 2025 UK City of Culture bid is looking for Community Volunteers!

Help Medway become the next UK City of Culture! The UK City of Culture competition is run by the Government every four years.  Bidding is a major opportunity for Medway’s five towns and surrounding rural areas. Winning would bring Medway alive with a year of major cultural events for everyone. Medway’s bid is led by …

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MAKE WAY FOR MEDWAY!

The UK Government today announced the launch of the latest round of the UK City of Culture competition. Medway has been developing its bid for over a year and is poised to show the judges why it should be the UK’s next City of Culture in 2025, with the area preparing to submit its full …

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Let’s show that Medway means business! Become a Business Ambassador for Medway 2025.

14,000 local businesses invited to help Medway’s UK City of Culture bid achieve millions in investment. We are calling on our vibrant business community to get inspired and get involved with Medway’s bid. Winning the bid will have a transformative effect on the area – when Hull hosted UK City of Culture in 2017, 95% …

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Medway’s City of Culture bid sets its sights on bringing the title to the South East for the first time with new video

THIS IS MEDWAY Last week people across Kent tuned in to KMTV for the premiere of Medway’s City of Culture bid video and to hear what bringing the title to the South East for the first time in the competition’s history would mean for people across Medway and Kent. Medway 2025 screened its video trailer …

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Medway 2025 and Rochester Castle Concerts put homegrown talent centre stage

Medway’s musicians are being given the chance to perform alongside the likes of UB40, The Libertines and Soul II Soul. Medway’s UK City of Culture 2025 bid and Rochester Castle Concerts are offering ‘Medway 2025 Homegrown Sets’ at this summer’s events. Michael Oyar, Medway hip-hop artist and Medway 2025 Trustee, comments: “Medway has such incredible …

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Medway 2025 goes virtual!

Dovetail Games and Southeastern Railway back Medway’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2025. Medway gaming company Dovetail Games and major UK public transport provider Southeastern Railway have backed Medway’s ambitions to be the UK’s City of Culture in 2025 and have joined forces to promote the bid across Dovetail Games’ new video …

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