This Weekend: Gary, Sinead, Mick and a Grand Ball
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tonight: +concert(s)/BBC Radio 2Day.
Gary Barlow, Sinead O’Connor, Mick Hucknall, Jamie Cullum, Clare Teal, Elaine Paige, acts perform at concert finale of BBC Radio 2’s third annual celebration of orchestral music, which sees special shows broadcast throughout the day. Tx live, BBC Radio 2. Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1EJ.
tonight: +festival/London Burlesque Festival 2013.
Chaz Royal, international burlesque booker, hosts seventh annual festival dedicated to the art form. Includes showcases and a grand ball. Runs to May 19. Various London venues.
tonight – 12: +regional music festival/ATP 2013: Weekend 1.
TV On The Radio, Death Grips, Why?, Antibalas, Light Asylum, Bouquet, Brooklyn band curates, acts perform at first instalment of annual two-part left-field festival. Second weekend takes place June 21-23 (see separate entry). Pontin’s Camber Sands, New Lydd Road,, Camber Sands, Nr. Rye, Sussex, TN31 7RL.
May 11: +football/FA Cup Final 2013.
Final of UK’s top domestic cup sees MANCHESTER CITY taking on underdogs WIGAN ATHLETIC. Chelsea beat Liverpool last year. Wembley Stadium, Empire Way, Wembley, HA9 0WS. 5:15pm.
May 11: +fundraiser/The Moonwalk London.
Harriet Thorpe, Jennifer Saunders, Tanya Byron, Patricia Potter, Suzy Aitchison, Sally Phillips, Emma Kennedy, Alison Moyet, Steph McGovern, Penny Smith, Janet Ellis, Tracey Thorn, Marie Askehave, Margaret Hodge, Charlie Webster, Emma Noble, Hannah White, celebs take part in 16th annual charity marathon, which attracts thousands of participants to power walk the course, clad only in bras. Proceeds, Walk the Walk: Uniting Against Breast Cancer. Battersea Power Station, Waterside Point, Battersea, Vauxhall, London. 10:00pm.
May 11 – 12: +expo/London Pet Show 2013.
Jo Good, Anna Webb, Bruce Forsyth, celebs attend recently rebranded consumer show for pet owners (previously run as the Ultimate Pet Show in Birmingham), which takes place in new home for a third year. Earls Court, Warwick Road, SW5 9TA.
May 11: +regional pa/Thorpe Park.
District 3, X Factor boy band, perform and take part in meet and greet at first night in season of evening entertainment at Surrey theme park. Thorpe Park, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN. 7:00pm.
May 11: +international fundraiser/Revlon Run/Walk For Women: Los Angeles.
Halle Berry, Julie Bowen, Brooke Anderson, actresses and tv presenter, host annual fundraising event, starting at Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California. 8:00am.
May 11: +international awards/GLAAD Media Awards San Francisco.
Adam Lambert, Mel B, former American Idol singer is honoured, Spice Girl attends annual ceremony honouring positive gay and lesbian representation in the media. Additional ceremony takes place in Los Angeles, April 20 (see separate entries). Hilton – San Francisco Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. 5:30pm.
May 12: +lunch/Grand Order Of Lady Ratlings: Cup Of Kindness Luncheon.
Victoria Wood, comedienne and actress, is special guest at charity’s annual luncheon, honouring female entertainers. Previous honourees include Joanna Lumley, Sheila Hancock and Maureen Lipman. Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 4PT. 12:00pm.
May 12: +awards/British Academy Television Awards 2013.
Graham Norton, Michael Palin, Clare Balding, Kim Cattrall, Matt LeBlanc, Martin Freeman, Sienna Miller, Damian Lewis, Hugh Bonneville, Imelda Staunton, Helen McCrory, Matthew Macfadyen, Ant & Dec, Alan Sugar, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dermot O’Leary, Armando Iannucci, Holly Willoughby, Brian Cox, Russell Tovey, Miranda Hart, Jessica Hynes, Andrew Flintoff, Bruce Forsyth, Mary Berry, Jack Whitehall, Maxine Peake, Andrew Castle, Jodie Whittaker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Alan Dedicoat, Stephen Mangan, Matt Johnson, Jessie Wallace, Derek Jacobi, Indira Varma, MyAnna Buring, Olivia Colman, Stephen Graham, Mel Giedroyc, Terry Jones, John Inverdale, Karren Brady, Ade Adepitan, Grayson Perry, Huw Edwards, Sarah Lancashire, Emily Maitlis, Jenni Falconer, Sarah Millican, Charles Dance, Tamsin Greig, Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Buchan, Peter Capaldi, Lara Pulver, Sue Perkins, Kevin McCloud, Nick Hewer, Steve Cram, John Partridge, Ian Hislop, Shane Richie, Jeremy Bowen, David Harewood, Jenna-Louise Coleman, John Middleton, Anne Reid, Toby Jones, Nina Conti, Charlotte Bellamy, OJ Borg, Romola Garai, Gwendoline Christie, Warren Brown, Jim Carter, Dustin Demri-Burns, Lesley Sharp, Helen George, Anastasia Hille, Greg Davies, Paul Hollywood, Anita Rani, Giles Long, Sebastian Cardinal, broadcaster hosts, veteran interviewer receives BAFTA Fellowship, sports presenter receives Special Award, vips attend annual awards, with categories including Best Continuing Drama, Best Entertainment Performance, Best Actor and Actress and Best Comedy Performance. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX. 8:00pm.
May 12: +festival/InsureandGo The World on Regent Street.
Regent Street is closed to traffic for celebration of global culture and cuisine, representing countries from Trinidad and Tobago to Turkey. Regent Street, London.
May 13: +forum/BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum.
Bi-annual writing forum which sees actor and directors perform short script extracts in front of an audience of industry types. John Madden and Julian Fellowes have taken part in the past. BAFTA – The British Academy of Film & Television Arts, 195 Piccadilly, W1J 9LN.