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UK Insights

January 7th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 04.01.2019 / 09:00


Shortlists for the NTAs, the BAFTAs and the BRIT Awards are all announced this week...

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


Monday 7th January

Orthodox Christmas Day 

Costa Book Awards winners announced 

UK monthly car registrations figures released


Tuesday 8th January

Halifax House Price Index released

Carabao Cup, aka League Cup, semi-final first leg fixture: Tottenham v Chelsea 

National Television Awards shortlists announced 


Wednesday 9th January

The EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) nominations and host announced

Theresa May at first Prime Minister's Question Time since Christmas recess

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in Future Forum Q&A session


Thursday 10th January

Fiona Bruce takes over as host of 'Question Time' on BBC One 

City of London Corporation's London Government Dinner at Mansion House

John Lewis Partnership Christmas trading update released


Friday 11th January

BBC Music Sound Of 2019 winner revealed 

Monthly GDP estimates announced by the Office for National Statistics 

PUSH 2019 Festival for new artists begins in Manchester


Saturday 12th January

The BRIT Awards 2019 nominations announced

Great Stirling XCountry 2019 cross country run 

20th anniversary of 'Holby City'


Sunday 13th January

2019 Dafabet Masters snooker tournament begins at Alexandra Palace in London 

Beard Friendly Pub of The Year announced

Chortle Comedy Book Festival at the British Library in London

Source : Kantar Media

Editor's Notes

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