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UK Insights

October 8th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 05.10.2018 / 10:00


It's Libraries Week, Princess Eugenie's wedding, and Croatia plays England...

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


Monday 8th October

Libraries Week begins

Reach plc trading update released

Royal Ballet 2018/19 season opens at the Royal Opera House in London


Tuesday 9th October

Nicola Sturgeon gives keynote speech at SNP Conference in Glasgow

Greggs trading update released

PEN/Pinter Prize presentation ceremony at the British Library in London


Wednesday 10th October

BFI London Film Festival opens

Matt Hancock speaks at NHS Providers Annual Conference in Manchester

England cricket team begin tour of Sri Lanka with first ODI


Thursday 11th October

Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference opens in London

WH Smith full year preliminary results announced

Claudia Jones Memorial Lecture delivered by Kerry-Anne Mendoza in London


Friday 12th October

Princess Eugenie of York marries Jack Brooksbank in Windsor

UEFA Nations League football fixtures: Croatia v England

IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings open in Indonesia


Saturday 13th October

Welsh Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference opens in Aberystwyth

Cassette Store Day

Betfred Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford in Manchester


Sunday 14th October

BAFTA Cymru Awards at St David’s Hall in Cardiff

Wembley hosts NFL regular-season game: Seattle Seahawks v Oakland Raiders

UK Theatre Awards at the Guildhall in London

Source : Kantar Media

Editor's Notes

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