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UK Insights

May 6th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 03.05.2019 / 10:00


The BAFTAs are handed out, as the annual Rich List is published by the Sunday Times.

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


Monday 6th May

UK Bank Holiday

Winner crowned on day two of World Snooker Championship final in Sheffield

Muslim festival of Ramadan begins

The Met Gala takes place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York


Tuesday 7th May

Deloitte publishes its latest European CFO Survey 

Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson returns to Holyrood after maternity leave

Talks begin between Northern Ireland's main political parties in Belfast


Wednesday 8th May

British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference in London

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit North Wales

ITV Q1 trading update released


Thursday 9th May

BT Group Q4 and full year financial results announced

Europe Day

Author, playwright and screenwriter Alan Bennett celebrates his 85th birthday


Friday 10th May

Office for National Statistics publishes the first quarterly estimate of GDP

Norfolk & Norwich Festival begins

Ten Tors Challenge begins on Dartmoor


Saturday 11th May

European Rugby Champions Cup Final: Leinster v Saracens at St. James’ Park

Progress hold their annual conference at Congress House in London

Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) cycling race begins


Sunday 12th May

Final fixtures of 2018/19 Premier League football season

BAFTA Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London

The Sunday Times publishes its annual Rich List



Source : Kantar

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