Show your support for Birmingham's bid to be city of culture on 16 june

Birmingham’s bid to be City of Culture in 2013 was sent to London on 29th May. The real comptition begins today when the judging process starts so we all need to continue to show our support!

Thousands of you already ‘Like’ Birmingham UK City of Culture 2013 on Facebook and almost a thousand are following the bid team on Twitter. To celebrate they’re giving away prizes everytime they reach another thousand.

To be in with a chance of winning please make sure you point your Twitter friends to or click the thumb on the Facebook link

Even if you’re not a lucky winner, you’ll still be able to get updates on the bid and information about the many cultural happenings in the city!

Representatives of arts organisations, the business community and Birmingham City Council will explain to the panel ? chaired by Phil Redmond ? just why our city deserves to be the first ever UK City of Culture in 2013.

But, capable though they undoubtedly are, we don?t just want to leave it to the eight-strong Birmingham panel. And that?s where you come in.

You can add comments to our live blog now and we will make sure the panel see your contribution between 2-4pm. (The blog will be shown on two screens as we pitch). Alternatively, tweet using the hashtag #intheroom and we?ll pick up your tweets and add them to the blog.

This is Birmingham?s bid, so play your part and together We Can Win.

Links you need:

Council Site –
Mirror site –
Cover It Live –