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UK Insights

May 27th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 24.05.2019 / 10:00


Champions League and Europa League finals this week, as we move from May to June.

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

Monday 27th May

Spring Bank Holiday in the UK

Britain's Got Talent live semi-finals week begins on ITV

Sky Bet Championship play-off football final: Aston Villa v Derby County at Wembley Stadium


Tuesday 28th May

CBI Service Sector Survey released 

Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony in New York

John Bercow speech in Washington on the role of Parliament


Wednesday 29th May

UEFA Europa League Final: Chelsea v Arsenal in Azerbaijan

Rihanna's new Fenty fashion label goes on sale online

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) 2019 full programme announced


Thursday 30th May

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 begins in England and Wales

Sundance Film Festival: London opens

Tax Freedom Day in the UK


Friday 31st May

15th anniversary of 'Peppa Pig' being broadcast for the first time on Channel 5

Nationwide House Price Index released

'Star Wars' theme park opens at Disneyland Park in California


Saturday 1st June

2019 UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid

British Soap Awards in Salford

Jeremy Corbyn addresses Leeds rally in 'Labour Roots' launch


Sunday 2nd June

London to Brighton Classic Car Run

Gerard Batten stands down as UKIP Leader

World Eating Disorders Action Day



Source : Kantar

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