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UK Insights

August 13th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 10.08.2018 / 10:00


As well as being English Curry Week, this week sees students receive their A-Level results.

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


Monday 13th August

Chortle Student Comedy Awards Final at the Edinburgh Fringe

PETA Hottest Vegan UK and Ireland winners announced

English Curry Week begins


Tuesday 14th August

2018/19 Carabao Cup, aka League Cup, begins with first round football fixtures

UK monthly unemployment figures released

Economist Intelligence Unit publishes its annual Global Liveability Ranking


Wednesday 15th August

Cycle to Work Day

2018 UEFA Super Cup: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid in Estonia

UK monthly inflation figures published


Thursday 16th August

A-level results day

Dame Emma Thompson attends UK premiere of 'The Children Act' in London

Walmart and Asda Q2 results announced


Friday 17th August

Rize Festival begins in Hylands Park, Chelmsford

Britney Spears begins full UK leg of her European 'Piece Of Me’ tour in Scarborough

John Humphrys celebrates his 75th birthday


Saturday 18th August

James Tait Black Prize book winners announced at the New Town Theatre in Edinburgh

Tyson Fury fights Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park in Belfast

IAAF Birmingham Diamond League athletics meeting, aka Muller Grand Prix Birmingham


Sunday 19th August

World Humanitarian Day

Guards Polo Club Duke of Wellington Trophy final in Egham

Viewpoints from Festival of Thrift begins in Tees Valley

Source : Kantar Media

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