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30 Mar 2015

Get your chocolate fix in Mayfair this Easter 0  

Easter is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing- chocolate eggs! However, for those who don’t need an excuse to indulge their inner chocoholic, The May Fair is lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the world’s finest chocolatiers, allowing you to get your chocolate fix all year round! Paul…

18 Mar 2015

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival 0  

From the 19th – 29th March, BFI Flare Festival (the relatively new name for BFI’s London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival) will be held at London’s British Film Institute, on the southbank. In its 29th year, the event continues to highlight thought-provoking issues that are still prevalent today, across the world, encouraging healthy debate and…

13 Mar 2015

The Bright Young Things Film Club 0  

Boasting London’s largest private screening room and partnerships with the likes of the British Film Institute and Raindance Film Festival, it is safe to say that film is very much part of The May Fair’s fabric and why we’re delighted to host The Bright Young Things film club. Started by two film lovers, Bridget and…

06 Mar 2015

Swan Lake – The greatest romantic ballet (Royal Opera House Live Screening) 0  

As part of our ongoing partnership with The Royal Ballet, this month The May Fair will host a live screening of the greatest romantic ballet, Swan Lake. Scored by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky and premiered in 1877, the ballet was not well received initially. An 1895 revival proved much more successful and Swan Lake has gone…

23 Feb 2015

Put your best foot forward for London Fashion Week this month 0  

London Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2015 has arrived, running from Friday 20th – Tuesday 24th February. Organised by the British Fashion Council, this major event showcases British talent for AW 2015. With collections from designers such as Alice Temperley, Anya Hindmarch and Henry Holland, to name just a few, London really shines as fashion capital…

11 Dec 2014

A May Fair Kind of Christmas 0  

Can you believe it’s nearly Christmas already? With just two weeks to go until the big day, we have found some of the most festive – and fun – things happening in the capital to help make your Christmas that little bit more May Fair! In the spirit of the season we’ve put together enough…

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…