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UK Insights

October 1st: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 28.09.2018 / 10:00

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London elects a Mayor, the Nobel Peace Prize winner is announced, and Dr Who returns to our TV screens.

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


Monday 1st October

Fourth 'Hyundai Commission' in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall unveiled to the press

Annual election of the Lord Mayor of the City of London

David Solomon becomes Goldman Sachs CEO


Tuesday 2nd October

Shortlist announced for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction

World Ballet Day

Duchess Kate undertakes first official engagement since maternity leave


Wednesday 3rd October

Theresa May gives keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

Tesco interim results announced

30th anniversary of daytime TV programme 'This Morning'


Thursday 4th October

Royal College of GPs Annual Conference opens in Glasgow

Interbrand announces its 100 Best Global Brands

Anneka Rice celebrates her 60th birthday


Friday 5th October

Nobel Peace Prize winner announced

Green Party Autumn Conference opens in Bristol

The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival opens


Saturday 6th October

Manchester Literature Festival opens

40th anniversary of Hannah Dadds becoming the first female driver on the London Underground

Bookshop Day


Sunday 7th October

Scottish National Party annual national conference opens in Glasgow

'Doctor Who' returns for new series, starring Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor

F1 Japan Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit

Source : Kantar Media

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