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January 28th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 25.01.2019 / 10:00


February starts with the first matches of the Six Nations kicks off and, further afield, the 2019 Super Bowl.

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


Monday 28th January

Nicola Sturgeon attends Lord May of the City of London’s Burns Night Dinner

The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round football fixture: Barnet v Brentford

Data Protection Day


Tuesday 29th January

Costa Book of the Year announced at Quaglino’s in London

Royal Mail Q3 trading update released

Germaine Greer celebrates her 80th birthday


Wednesday 30th January

TheCityUK Annual Dinner at Plaisterers’ Hall in London

50th anniversary of The Beatles' last-ever public performance

British Retail Consortium Shop Price Index published


Thursday 31st January

HMRC Self Assessment online tax return deadline

BT Group Q3 results announced

BBC Music Sound of 2019 Live gig at Maida Vale Studios in London


Friday 1st February

2019 Guinness Six Nations rugby union tournament begins

Leonardo da Vinci drawings go on display across UK to mark 500th anniversary of his death

TalkTalk Telecom Group Q3 results announced


Saturday 2nd February

'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams' exhibition opens at the V&A in London

Groundhog Day

Directors Guild of America awards in LA


Sunday 3rd February

Super Bowl LIII: LA Rams v New England Patriots at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta 

Pope Francis begins visit to the United Arab Emirates

BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019 at Broadcasting House in London


Source : Kantar Media

Editor's Notes

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