The May Fair

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04 Oct 2016

The 60th BFI London Film Festival 0  

Posted in Bars & restaurants, Film, Food & drink, News & events

For the 8th year running, we are proud to continue to be the official hotel partner for the BFI London Film Festival. In its 60th year, the Festival showcases the best of British film from 74 countries in 15 cinemas over 12 days. Over 200 features will be screened in cinemas across London, with the themed strands of the festival being Love, Debate, Laugh, Dare, Thrill, Cult, Journey, Sonic, Family, and Treasures.

Taking place  between 5th – 16th October 2016, discover a range of extraordinary films, documentaries, shorts, interviews and explore the art of film making.

The May Fair’s annual gala event will be the UK premiere of A Monster Calls, on Thursday 6th October. Based on Patrick Ness’ successful book and directed by J A Bayona, this highly anticipated film explores a young boy’s powerful imagination as he struggles with extremely difficult circumstances. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall and the voice of Liam  Neeson, we’re very much looking forward to this screening. A Monster Calls While you’re attending the Festival’s many events, stay in luxury in chic Mayfair. Discover true glamour and style with over 400 rooms, including 37 suites. Dine at our newly refurbished Spanish and Italian tapas restaurant, May Fair Kitchen, and sample our specially created BFI cocktail The Premiere at May Fair Bar. Served in a stylish coupette glass, The Premiere is a heady mix of Gin Mare shaken with fresh rosemary, lychee juice, Kwai Feh lychee liquor and fresh lemon juice, topped with Moët & Chandon Brut Rose NV. Available at May Fair Bar from 5th – 16th October for £14, book your table now
BFI cocktail

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