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06 Oct 2017

Guest Blog: Michael Blyth, Festival Programmer for BFI London Film Festival 0  

Ahead of October’s BFI London Film Festival, we’re delighted to feature a guest blog post from Festival Programmer, Michael Blyth, with his top tips on what to watch during the Festival, from 4th – 15th October 2107. “With so many films screening at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, making those all important decisions about…

10 Jun 2016

Keep Calm, It’s Football Season at The May Fair Hotel 0  

The 10th June has finally arrived and across the globe, fans everywhere are full of nervous excitement. The 15th year of the UEFA European Championships is upon on us and kicks off tonight with France playing Romania at 8pm in the Stade de France. For 4 whole weeks, the country will be gripped by football…

24 Mar 2016

Egg-cellent Easter Ideas for Luxury London Breaks 0  

Spring has finally sprung and the Easter bunny will be on his way in a few days’ time. If you’re looking for things to do while you’re in London over the long weekend, we’ve got 5 wonderful ideas for spending your time off in the capital’s luxury quarter. 1). Plan a treat to remember with a…

16 Mar 2016

BFI Flare Celebrates 30 Years 0  

BFI Flare returns this week, with the LBGT film festival celebrating its 30th year. As an official sponsor for the seventh consecutive year, we decided to pick some of our highlights from this year’s programme. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures A look at the life, art and legacy of legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The late…

01 May 2015

Royal Opera House Live Screenings at The May Fair Hotel 0  

In partnership with the Royal Opera House, The May Fair Hotel is offering guests and visitors alike the chance to appreciate some of the world’s best loved operas and ballets, through a live screening performance and meal package. An intimate and exclusive setting for a sophisticated evening out, get all the pleasure out of watching…

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…