Sheffield is shortlisted to host a celebration of the North

Sheffield is one of four towns and cities that have been shortlisted to host the Great Exhibition of the North in 2018.

The #GreatNorthExpo2018 will celebrate the creativity of Northern England. Set to showcase the fantastic creative, cultural and design sectors across the whole of the North, Sheffield has made the shortlist of hosts alongside Blackpool, Bradford and Newcastle-Gateshead.

The Great Exhibition board will now look over the applications before the final host city is chosen by Ministers this autumn.

To find out more about the Great Exhibition of the North click here and keep your fingers crossed for Sheffield!

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