UK Events

The UK events calendar is renowned throughout the world. People flock from all corners of the globe to be seen with the great and the good at some of the world's most famous happenings.

From the classy summertime panache of Wimbledon and the Henley Regatta to the deep down and dirty mud of Glastonbury, the UK has something to float everyone's boat. has gathered together the best known and the not-so-well known dates of the UK social calendar to help you maximise your stay in the UK.


Hailed as lawn tennis’s biggest Grand Slam Tournament, the Wimbledon Championships, Wimbledon Fortnight, or just ‘Wimbledon’ is a favourite with royalty, the rich and the famous.

Held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in South West London, the two-week tennis extravaganza starts every year on the Monday between the 20th and 26th June. Strict club rules requiring the wearing of all white clothing by players, social rules demanding the eating of strawberries and cream and the quaffing of champagne by visitors and the fact it is the only Grand Slam tournament played on grass make Wimbledon a must go to for spectators and a must win for players.