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Wondering what’s happening in the world of PR from 3rd – 9th May

Whilst it may be a bank holiday Monday (who doesn’t love a long weekend?), the world of PR never stops. Here’s how you can utilise some of the upcoming opportunities to your advantage.

NATIONAL WALKING MONTH

National Walking month is a month-long celebration of walking to encourage people to enjoy the health benefits of walking and being more active. With the days getting lighter and warmer, what a great time to increase your daily step count.

So, if you have experts in the health and fitness sector, this could be one for you.

You can find out more about National Walking Month here.

SUN AWARENESS WEEK – 3rd – 9th MAY 2021

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) run a national campaign to raise awareness of skin illnesses. Whilst the campaign runs between April and September, it also includes Sun Awareness Week in May.  This year it runs from 3rd – 9th May and aims to encourage people to check their skin whilst also educating people around the dangers of the sun, sunburn, excessive tanning, and sunbeds.

For those in the health and medical sectors, this may be one for you to share your expert insight on a very important but sensitive topic.

You can find out more about Sun Awareness Week here.

NATIONAL STAR WARS DAY, TUESDAY 4TH MAY 2021

May the 4th be with you! Whether you love a pun or not, the 4th May is Star Wars Day, a day dedicated to celebrating George Lucas’ Star Wars media franchise.

This a great opportunity for experts within the entertainment sector, or for brands wanting to create content focused on the best scenes or favourite characters.

NEW CAR SALES YOY UPDATE, WEDNESDAY 5TH MAY 2021

Released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the New Car Sales update shows the new car registrations and sales in the UK.

This is a great opportunity for a variety of different motoring experts to comment on what these new stats show about consumers in the UK.

Head here to read the announcement on Wednesday.

 

Hopefully, you’ll find this helpful when planning some of your content for the week ahead. Want to learn more about our PR work? Head over to our PR page here and get in touch.

Bex Fairbrother

Bex Fairbrother

PR Strategist