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14 Nov 2014

The May Fair & All That Jazz! 0  

Today sees the start of the EFG London Jazz Festival 2014, with 10 days of live music spanning more than 50 venues across London. Jazz Voice, the now-traditional curtain raiser of the festival, gets things underway at The Barbican Centre this evening with a star-studded gala featuring some of the genres finest performers and artists…

31 Oct 2014

A Ghostly Tale of Haunted Mayfair 0  

Happy Halloween! Despite being one of London’s most desirable areas, Mayfair also has its fair share of ghost stories and so-called haunted houses, with one just around the corner from The May Fair! An antiquarian book dealership since the 1930s, the townhouse that stands at number 50 Berkley Square is reportedly London’s most haunted building….

17 Oct 2014

London Fashion Week Style Shots: Our Verdict! 0  

If you were out and about at London Fashion Week last month you might have spotted our photographer taking style shots of the most stylish or individual off-catwalk looks. We asked The May Fair’s resident fashionista, Hanna Millar-Case, and Matthew Drinkwater, Head of the Fashion Innovation Agency, to give us their thoughts on some of…

09 Oct 2014

Our Top 5 Movies at BFI London Film Festival 0  

Last night was the opening night of the 58th BFI London Film Festival and with nearly 250 films showing at this year’s event even you can expect more star turns, breath taking performances and  red carpet glitz and glamour than ever before. Keith Iddins, Head of Entertainment for The May Fair, official partner of the…

11 Sep 2014

The May Fair Hotel opens its doors to London Fashion Week SS15 0  

This Friday, designers, models, fashionistas and just about anyone who’s anyone in the world of fashion will descend on the city for London Fashion Week SS15. As official hotel for the seventh consecutive year and the established residence of designers, buyers and models throughout the event, The May Fair provides the perfect backstage to the…

04 Jun 2014

FUNNY FACE – An exclusive screening of THE fashion film 0  

Like most women, if you asked us to name the most stylish, iconic film star of all time we’d have to plump for Audrey Hepburn. From Holly Golightly’s all-time classic little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, through to the iconic image of her princess astride a scooter in Roman Holiday – complete with oh-so-chic…

25 Apr 2014

BALLET DOES THE BARD 0  

If William Shakespeare were still alive, this week would’ve been his 450th birthday.  Around the country there are many celebrations and performances of some of his famous and less famous plays to mark the occasion. For something a bit different however, we recommend seeing a Shakespeare play interpreted as a ballet – and if you’re…

02 Apr 2014

LONDON – THE JAMES BOND WAY 0  

The London Film Museum in Covent Garden is now the home of  the largest official collection of James Bond vehicles ever exhibited in London. The exhibition, which is open 7 days a week until the end of 2014, features  a wide range of vehicles, miniature models, action sequence boards, vehicle concept art and props from all…

26 Feb 2014

SPOTLIGHT ON BFI FLARE 2014 0  

The BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival has a new name for 2014, BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, and we’ve got to say, we like the new name! Running from the 20th to the 30th March 2014, the festival, now in it’s 28th year,  includes 3 Gala films, over 50 films from 20…

03 Feb 2014

GUEST FASHION BLOG: VIN + OMI AW14 0  

The May Fair is excited to be hosting innovative and bold international fashion designers, VIN + OMI, as part of London Fashion Week AW14 on Saturday 15th February 2014.  Recently signed to the Fashion Innovation Agency, the pair are returning to London Fashion Week to showcase their new ready to wear collection entitled CONCEPTUAL. In this…