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UK Insights

January 14th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 11.01.2019 / 09:00

house of parliament

MPs will vote on May's Brexit deal, as the Strictly Live Tour kicks off in Birmingham.

Read the business, entertainment, news and sporting highlights for the week ahead, thanks to our global forward planning service from Kantar Media.


Monday 14th January

Australian Open tennis begins in Melbourne

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards in London

JD Sports Christmas trading updated released 


Tuesday 15th January

MPs due to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal

boohoo group trading update released

Duchess Kate visits King Henry's Walk Community Garden in London


Wednesday 16th January

Cate Blanchett makes National Theatre debut in new play by Martin Crimp

UK monthly inflation figures released by the Office for National Statistics

Visa publishes its latest UK Consumer Spending Index


Thursday 17th January

Associated British Foods trading update covering the Christmas period released

90th anniversary of Popeye

Celtic Connections festival begins in Glasgow


Friday 18th January

UK monthly retail sales figures released by the Office for National Statistics

'Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour 2019' begins in Birmingham

100th anniversary of the Versailles peace conference after WWI


Saturday 19th January

Keir Starmer, Emily Thornberry and Tom Watson address Fabian conference in London

Snooker player Dennis Taylor celebrates his 70th birthday

The National Running Show begins at the NEC in Birmingham


Sunday 20th January

London Critics' Circle Film Awards

Boyzone begin 25th anniversary and farewell UK and Ireland arena tour in Cardiff

World Religion Day


Source : Kantar Media

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