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News

7th Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s

7th Community Awards of Mayfair & St James’s

The seventh Community Awards of Mayfair & St James's took place in March at the Grosvenor House hotel to recognise those making a positive contribution to life in Mayfair and St James's. https://youtu.be/KUUcVv2-caE Jeremy King (Corbin & King) picked up the...

Culture

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

To mark the launch of his new memoir Britain’s beloved cultural broadcaster, Melvyn Bragg, reveals the books that have entertained and enthralled him over the years

In full bloom

In full bloom

Belgravia in Bloom returns for its seventh year this May This year’s theme for the annual flower festival is “Beautifully British”, and will celebrate Britain’s most iconic, historical moments and national treasures reimagined in flower form. The neighbourhood will be...

Fellowes’ French Fancy

Fellowes’ French Fancy

The new Downtown Abbey film sees the Crawleys swap England for the sunny south of France. Julian Fellowes tells us about the much-anticipated movieWith a global fanbase of Downton Abbey devotees, and mantelpieces in Belgravia and Dorset groaning happily under the...

Art

MASTER THE RENAISSANCE

MASTER THE RENAISSANCE

An epic opportunity to study with a master artist at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and National Gallery in London

Eye of the Collector

Eye of the Collector

Second Edition of Eye of the Collector kicks off London's Summer Art Season12-14 May 2022 Two Temple Place, London  ‘A spirit of discovery and rediscovery lies at our heart. With nearly half of the works on show by female artists, we look forward to shining a light on...

Mitch Griffiths wows with new exhibition

Mitch Griffiths wows with new exhibition

Renowned Painter Mitch Griffiths to launch first UK solo exhibition in nine years  New art exhibition IMMORTAL opens on Thursday, April 28 at Halcyon Gallery in London’s New Bond Street, featuring 28 new works by the acclaimed artist The first UK solo exhibition in...

Lifestyle

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

To mark the launch of his new memoir Britain’s beloved cultural broadcaster, Melvyn Bragg, reveals the books that have entertained and enthralled him over the years

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...

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

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

Desert Island Books – Melvyn Bragg

To mark the launch of his new memoir Britain’s beloved cultural broadcaster, Melvyn Bragg, reveals the books that have entertained and enthralled him over the years

Spirited away

Spirited away

Coachbuilt whisky is the new venture from former Formula One World Championship (2009), entrepreneur and Sky Sports presenter, Jenson Button, and whisky expert, consultant and writer George Koutsakis. Selma Day finds out moreFormula One racing star and former British...

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...

Food & Drink

Mover and Shaker

Mover and Shaker

A new masterclass at Pantechnicon draws on the supreme cocktail making skills of head mixologist Gento Torigato Words: Will MoffittWith its punchy blend of fino sherry, Sakura vermouth, peach bitters and sparkling sake it’s easy to see why The Bamboo cocktail is so...

Around the world

Around the world

A new restaurant has opened at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences, drawing inspiration from flavours across the world.

Nostalgic dishes in honour of the Queen

Nostalgic dishes in honour of the Queen

Galvin at Windows is going all out with a seven-course tasting menuTo make a curtsy to each of the Queen's seven decades on the throne, Galvin at Windows is going all out! They're putting on a seven-course tasting menu that will span across June so perfect for...

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

Out of the ashes

Out of the ashes

Dubai’s post-pandemic rebound reaches new highsEXPO events have long been heralded as a powerful marketing tool for countries, products, services and economies as a whole. And it could be argued EXPO 2020 is doing just that for Dubai’s property market. A report by the...

Resort Living

Resort Living

With all the allure of a luxury holiday, why not invest in the Wyndham Grand Algarve Residences? Words Selma Day Quinta do Lago – in the heart of the Algarve’s golden triangle – is known for its world-class golf courses, fitness and leisure facilities – not to mention...

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”

Travel

The gem of the Aegean

The gem of the Aegean

Villa Macakizi – sister property to the legendary Macakizi hotel – is the ultimate private pad, set in an idyllic location along Bodrum’s prime coastline in TurkeyKnown as the Saint Tropez of Turkey, the Bodrum peninsula – the ‘Turquoise Coast’ – is a magnet for the...

Channelling Churchill

Channelling Churchill

A regal new exhibition and a sustainable-focused cocktail menu; Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has plenty to offer beyond luxurious fixtures and fittings

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