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UK Insights

August 6th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 03.08.2018 / 10:00

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The Premier League season and the Edinburgh International Book Festival begin... and the Beard of London is announced.

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

Monday 6th August

HSBC interim results announced

European Athletics Championships begin in Berlin

‘The League of Gentlemen’ UK live stage tour begins in Barnstaple


Tuesday 7th August

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson speaks at a Washington think tank

Halifax House Price Index revealed

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson celebrates his 60th birthday


Wednesday 8th August

Theresa May and Prince William attend Battle of Amiens centenary commemoration in France

Prudential interim results announced

Boardmasters surf and music festival begins in Newquay


Thursday 9th August

Legal & General Group interim results announced

English football transfer deadline day

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House opens


Friday 10th August

Premier League season begins with Man Utd v Leicester

First quarterly estimate of GDP published by the Office for National Statistics

Summer in the City event for creators of online video services begins at ExCeL London


Saturday 11th August

Edinburgh International Book Festival begins

International Bognor Birdman competition begins in Bognor Regis

Beard of London announced


Sunday 12th August

BBC New Comedy Award 2018 final in Edinburgh

International Youth Day

Big John's Birmingham Mela at Cannon Hill Park

Source : Kantar Media

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