Behind the scenes of Leicester's UK City of Culture bid
27 October 2013 Last updated at 11:19 GMT
Next month Leicester discovers whether it has been successful in its bid to become UK City of Culture.
But what would that really mean to the people who live there?
Inside Out goes behind the scenes to see what the bid team and their partners are doing to turn their dream into a reality.
Inside Out is broadcast on Monday, 28 October at 19:30 GMT on BBC One East Midlands and nationwide on the iPlayer for seven days thereafter.