University backs Bristol 2008 bid
Press release issued: 28 April 2003
The University of Bristol is encouraging its students, staff and alumni to back the city's bid to become European Capital of Culture 2008 by voting today [Monday 28 April] in a BBC poll.
People can vote by logging on to Clash of the Cities or by calling 09011 903040.
A programme on BBC 1 at 7.30pm tonight - Clash of the Cities - will cover the six shortlisted cities' bids. The result of the poll will be announced on BBC 1 at about 10.35pm.
The Government is expected to name the winning city in June.