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Mayfair’s millennials

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News

Cab-e-media

Cab-e-media

CAB-E MEDIA launches with Christmas Chariots 
supporting charities who lobby to keep women safe

Luxury restaurant delivery

Luxury restaurant delivery

Solving a universal delivery problem, Yolk uses an industry-first silicone heating technology to ensure food keeps to its optimum temperature.

Culture

Green Planet

Green Planet

Discover the secret kingdom of plants on a unique, immersive journey in the company of a broadcasting legend. Through the magic of augmented reality, visitors to the West End can experience our green planet like never before – for a limited time only. The Green Planet...

BAFTA’S new digs

BAFTA’S new digs

We get a sneak preview into the newly-renovated on Piccadilly, where inclusivity is the name of the game. By Jonathan Wiley In the grip of a pandemic where we sought comfort in light entertainment and homemade martinis (shaken? stirred? At that stage, did we care?)...

Celebrity Catnip

Celebrity Catnip

As legendary Mayfair brasserie Lagan’s reopens, photographer to the stars Richard Young shares the stories behind some of his favourite A-list pictures captured in his new book

A lady and a lobbyist

A lady and a lobbyist

Historian and author Lady Antonia Fraser on her latest book, her life-long love of Mayfair and her marriage to the legendary playwright Harold Pinter

Art

More than a pipe dream

More than a pipe dream

Nestled in the revamped basement of Claridge’s is a new gallery space. So what surprises are in store? By Reyhaan DayIconic hotel Claridge’s continues to assert itself as an integral part of Mayfair’s art scene, with the launch of Claridge’s ArtSpace: a new gallery...

Ante Frieze

Ante Frieze

Putting the spotlight on spectacular pieces from across six thousand years of art, Frieze Masters returns to The Regent’s Park from October 13 to 17.

Butterfly effect

Butterfly effect

Selma Day talks to artist Nat Bowen about why she has donated one of her pieces to the Butterfly Ball Monaco auction to raise money for Caudwell Children

City Archaeology

City Archaeology

Japanese multimedia artist and filmmaker Yusuke Akamatsu and His ‘City Archaeology’ at the Photo London Art Fair this year.

Lifestyle

It’s a wonderful life

It’s a wonderful life

Lady Anne Glenconner was maid of honour at the Queen’s coronation, and served as a lifelong friend and companion to Princess Margaret. Now she’s telling the story of her own remarkable life. Alice Cairns finds out more.Have you read Lady in Waiting? Lady Anne...

Festive celebrations with Edwardian Hotels London

Festive celebrations with Edwardian Hotels London

The festive period is upon us, and if you are still deciding on plans for your corporate Christmas lunch or New Year’s Eve party, here is what the Edwardian restaurants and bars in London have planned.The Londoner Experiences starting from £50From a festive...

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro London rings in 2022 in stylePrestigious Il Borro restaurant puts on a party to remember  This New Year’s Eve, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro London, the newly opened Mayfair restaurant, will be hosting an unforgettable celebration. Guests will be...

Business

Life Lessons

Life Lessons

From superstar model to entrepreneur, the inimitable  David Gandy is now turning his hand to Wellwear, his fashion label that puts emotional wellbeing at its heart. By Selma DayDavid Gandy has made a business out of being the world’s most famous male supermodel....

A Home From Home

A Home From Home

With the pandemic prompting flexible working patterns, many are shunning the office in favour of members’ clubs that suit their needs. Here are four places in Mayfair and St James’s that offer strong working environments By Jonathan Whiley and Alice Cairns  Home...

Girl Power

Girl Power

Farzana Baduel lists eight Mayfair and Marylebone-based Indian-origin businesswomen who inspire and fuel her own drive for success

A vision for the future

A vision for the future

Mayfair Times recently brought together business leaders from various sectors for our “Future of Mayfair” roundtable discussion

People

It’s a wonderful life

It’s a wonderful life

Lady Anne Glenconner was maid of honour at the Queen’s coronation, and served as a lifelong friend and companion to Princess Margaret. Now she’s telling the story of her own remarkable life. Alice Cairns finds out more.Have you read Lady in Waiting? Lady Anne...

The master storyteller

The master storyteller

With his latest crime novel just out, bestselling author and former politician Jeffrey Archer shows no signs of slowing down

From Lucknow to London

From Lucknow to London

London-based singer Kanika Kapoor, who’s single Jugni Ji went viral in 2012, talks to us about music, fashion and going back to her Lucknow roots

Diamond Dame

Diamond Dame

In a rare, exclusive interview, Dame Shirley Bassey reflects on her glittering career, her life in Monaco and her favourite James Bond

Food & Drink

Slice of the action

Slice of the action

Happy Face Pizza has opened in Eccleston Yards with signature Neapolitan pizzas (with a twist) alongside curated music and knockout Negronis. Executive chef Mario Mastrangelo tells us more  What’s your food background? I was born in Salerno, Italy – a town just...

New foodie experience

New foodie experience

The Calcot Collection Launches a New Foodie Experience for 2022 ‘Taste of the Painswick’There are plenty of reasons to visit the pretty village of Painswick in the Cotswolds. There’s the historic St Mary’s Church with its 99 yew trees in the garden – legend has it...

Yes Chef

Yes Chef

As he steps back from his club, Anton Mosiman reflects on six decades of success By Corrie Bond-FrenchIt definitely is not so-long, farewell, auf wiedersehen or goodbye, but the time has come for one of Belgravia’s beloved figures – Swiss-born Anton Mosimann OBE, DL...

Finance

Passport to the future

Passport to the future

Amid a global pandemic, Citizenship by Investment is on the increase – and the UK is high on the list for overseas investors, thanks to benefits such as education, healthcare and quality of life

Trading places

Trading places

Aman Natt is co-founder of Mayfair-based trading company, AstroFX

Visas made easy

Visas made easy

Get your visa wrong and you could miss your whole trip. New firm Viselio simplifies the process and even fills out those tedious forms for you.

What women want

What women want

With increasing amounts of the UK’s wealth now in women’s hands, a new network seeks to challenge the male-dominated finance industry.

Property

Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Sir Winston Churchill’s Old War Office – once a backdrop to royalty, politics and spies – is soon to open as a Raffles – branded hotel and luxury residences

The ultimate campus

The ultimate campus

The UK’s world-class education continues to attract both domestic and international buyers, with many choosing Mayfair for the “ultimate in campus living”

Location, Location, Technology

Location, Location, Technology

As an asset class, real estate is the largest store of wealth. Yet it has been a laggard in embracing technology. Therefore there’s no bigger industry ‘more ripe’ for technological disruption says Simon Pavitt, COO of the London Technology Club

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy

Matthew Flood, head of occupier markets at Landsec – responsible for Victoria’s Nova development – talks to Reyhaan Day about how the company plans to continue its work to revitalise the area post-pandemic

Travel

Winter warmer

Winter warmer

Winter sun favourite the Maldives is back on the radar and more luxurious than ever. We round-up the latest openings and exciting new additions By Jonathan Whiley Presidential pomp  This month sees the addition of a new overwater residence at Park Hyatt Maldives...

A Coworth Christmas

A Coworth Christmas

Coworth Park, which recently launched its new North Lodge, offers anenchanting escape to the country this festive season.

Country life

Country life

Relax in style or keep the family entertained with activities galore – The Grove in Hertfordshire is a five star retreat that offers it all

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