Cornwall has made the rundown to turn into the UK's City of Culture - however towns and urban communities in Devon have passed up a great opportunity.
Following a record number of 20 offers, a specialist board has picked eight regions that will contend straight on for the 2025 title.
These regions incorporate Cornwall, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Bradford, Area Durham, Derby, Southampton, Stirling and Wrexham Region District.
In any case, Torbay and Exeter - who had presented a joint offered - have passed up a major opportunity.
Linda Taylor, who is head of Cornwall Board, said she was pleased with the information.
"It is actually the case that we're facing some truly impressive contest," she said.
"Be that as it may, as we've displayed with the G7 and the Visit through England, individuals of Cornwall are magnificent has and I'd like just to share Cornwall's exceptional culture – our galleries, our theaters and our flourishing imaginative area – with the remainder of the nation and the more extensive world."
Interestingly, every region will presently get £40,000 to help their proposition.
Cornwall's offered centers around topics of 'individuals, spot and planet', and features how culture can begin discussions.
Culture secretary Nadine Dorries added: "Winning the UK City of Culture contest emphatically affects a region, driving speculation, making occupations, and featuring that culture is intended for everybody, paying little heed to their experience."
Coventry, which is UK's present City of Culture, has drawn in over £100 million in capital speculation to help social activities, while Body saw more than 5.3 million visits in 2017.
The honor is intended to further develop admittance to culture the nation over and exhibit the remarkable accounts of various networks.
The victor will be reported in the spring of 2022.