We’re really excited to have the Telegraph & Argus (T&A), Bradford’s iconic daily newspaper, as a Media Partner for our bid to become UK City of Culture.

The T&A have been supportive of our bid from the beginning and it is a natural fit for them to become official partners. Support from the publication will be essential in helping us reach communities across the district and the partnership will ensure the people of Bradford are kept up to speed as the bid moves forward.

‘We are delighted that the T&A has agreed to become one of Bradford 2025’s official founding partners,’ said Shanaz Gulzar, Chair of Bradford. ‘We will be working closely with the team as we prepare to bring the UK City of Culture title back to Bradford.’

Read more


Winning the City of Culture bid would give the whole district a huge shot in the arm so soon after the pandemic. It will be an wonderful showcase for our city and the T&A is honoured to be playing its part.”