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UK Insights

April 29th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 26.04.2019 / 14:00

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Local elections take place, Brighton Fringe kicks off, and the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race begins.

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


Monday 29th April

Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist announced

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at Innovate Finance Global Summit

UK premiere of 'Tolkien' at Curzon Mayfair Cinema in London


Tuesday 30th April

BP Q1 results announced

UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football fixture: Tottenham v Ajax

British Soap Awards shortlists announced


Wednesday 1st May

Emperor Naruhito ascends to Japanese throne

Duchess Kate opens new centre for a children's mental health charity in London

Turner Prize 2019 shortlist announced


Thursday 2nd May

UK local elections

Tour de Yorkshire cycle race begins

Shell Q1 results announced


Friday 3rd May

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Conference 2019 opens in Aberdeen 

Brighton Fringe begins

HSBC Q1 results announced


Saturday 4th May

Women's FA Cup Final: Man City v West Ham at Wembley Stadium

Free Comic Book Day

Brighton Festival begins


Sunday 5th May

Sky Bet Championship final day football fixtures

Daytime Emmy Awards in California

Hedgehog Awareness Week begins


Source : Kantar

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