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Video: Hull's year as UK City Of Culture blasts off with fireworks display


The first day of Hull's year-long tenure as UK City Of Culture has been marked with a spectacular fireworks display watched by thousands.

More than 25,000 people packed on to the city's marina and lined the bank of the River Humber as the In With A Bang programme began at 8.17pm with a film about Hull - the start time celebrating the year 2017.

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