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September 17th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 14.09.2018 / 10:00

autumn tree

It's the Autumn Equinox and the start of Munich Oktoberfest... and the shortlist for Tree of the Year is announced.

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


Monday 17th September

IMF annual review of the UK economy announced at press conference in London

Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Tree of the Year shortlists announced


Tuesday 18th September

Sir Vince Cable gives keynote speech to close the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

Interactive poetry-roaring red lion installed in Trafalgar Square for London Design Festival

Kylie Minogue begins UK tour at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle


Wednesday 19th September

UK monthly inflation figures published

M.I.A. attends London premiere of documentary about her at Curzon Mayfair Cinema

Jeremy Irons celebrates his 70th birthday


Thursday 20th September

Theresa May attends EU national leaders meeting in Salzburg

Mercury Prize ceremony at the Eventim Apollo in London

BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands annual ranking launched


Friday 21st September

Annual listing of the top 100 names for baby boys and girls in England and Wales released

UKIP Annual Conference opens at ICC in Birmingham

World Peace Day


Saturday 22nd September

Anthony Joshua fights Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium

'Strictly Come Dancing' live shows begin on BBC One

Munich Oktoberfest begins


Sunday 23rd September

Labour Party Annual Conference opens at ACC Liverpool

Autumn Equinox - first day of autumn 

500th anniversary of the founding of the Royal College of Physicians


Source : Kantar Media

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