- Fiction - The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco
- Non-Fiction - The Silent Traveller in Lakeland, by Chiang Yee
- Music - The Michael Nyman Band at the Proms
- Film - Katyń
- Exhibition - The Wieliczka Salt Mine near Kraków
Other highlights: in fiction, Frances Hardinge's Gullstruck Island; in non-fiction, works by John Betjeman and Christian Wolmar; in music, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain; in exhibitions, the Giles Family at the Cartoon Museum, and Sickert at Dulwich Picture Gallery. No food or drink awards this year, but the food in several restaurants in Kraków was really rather good, and we have enjoyed a couple of bottles of English Mead recently.