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UK Insights

May 20th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 17.05.2019 / 12:00


European Parliament elections take place on Thursday 23rd. What else is going on?

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


Monday 20th May

Final episode of 'Game of Thrones' broadcast on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV

The Queen attends Chelsea Flower Show VIP preview day

Ryanair full year results announced 


Tuesday 21st May 

Man Booker International Prize for Fiction winner announced in London

BP Annual General Meeting in Aberdeen

'The Victorians Who Made Britain: Jacob Rees-Mogg vs Tristram Hunt' discussion in London


Wednesday 22nd May

Marks & Spencer full year preliminary results announced

Westlife begin UK and Ireland tour celebrating their 20th anniversary in Belfast

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' released in cinemas


Thursday 23rd May

European Parliament elections held in the UK

Ivor Novello Awards presented in London

Mothercare full year preliminary results announced


Friday 24th May

200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend begins in Middlesbrough 

Salisbury International Arts Festival opens


Saturday 25th May

Scottish Cup Final: Hearts v Celtic at Hampden Park 

Mariah Carey begins three-day residency at London's Royal Albert Hall 

Palme d'Or presented at the Cannes Film Festival 


Sunday 26th May

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn celebrates his 70th birthday

Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

20th anniversary of the Queen opening the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff



Source : Kantar

Editor's Notes

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