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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…

31 Jan 2014

AN ARTISTIC AFFAIR – THE BEST LONDON ART EXHIBITIONS OF 2014 0  

On the outside, London is a treasure trove of distinctive period architecture, perfectly manicured gardens and a vibrant and diverse calendar of events. Step inside the one of London’s many world leading art galleries, however, and you will soon discover that there are many jewels of cultural significance and beauty to discover. As well as…

29 Jan 2014

CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS 0  

On Sunday 2nd February, The May Fair Hotel played host to one of the most prestigious event of the British arts industry’s calendar, the Critic’s Circle Film Awards. The awards are voted for by the 140 invited members of the professional association of critics of the cinematic and other arts, who between them watch every film…

17 Jan 2014

GUEST BLOG: NEW YEAR, NEW YOU DR. MURAD’S INCLUSIVE HEALTH PHILOSOPHY 0  

For those of you that have had Murad facials at the May Fair Spa, you may already know that Murad skincare is created by Dr. Howard Murad, a world-renowned dermatologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. A true pioneer, he developed his Inclusive Health philosophy as an ultimate system of care that improves…

17 Dec 2013

2014 Golden Globes Nominees 0  

If you’ve read the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards that were announced this week, perhaps you, like us, are wondering how many of the voters attended the BFI London Film Festival in October? All of the big ticket award categories seem to be dominated by the high profile Gala Film Festival movies. Four of…

06 Dec 2013

Royal Opera & Ballet at The May Fair 0  

The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London is home to the internationally renowned The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet and has a very busy and popular season of a diverse selection of performances, that often sell out. Supported by Patrons, HM The Queen and HRH The Prince of Wales, these institutions are very much a…