Hull's bid for 2017 City of Culture delivered
30 September 2013 Last updated at 18:06 BST
Hull's bid to become the 2017 City of Culture has been submitted in Manchester.
The bid document was delivered in a suitcase and will be considered along side those of Leicester, Dundee and Swansea Bay.
Hull's £11m bid includes plans for 1,500 events throughout the year, a literacy programme and 25 festivals.
The bid team will find out in November whether the city has been successful.