When it comes to shopping for Christmas presents, a stroll around Mayfair’s picturesque and salubrious streets offers rich pickings. Although just a short distance away from the frenetic hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, the discerning shopper is offered a truly civilized shopping experience. Mayfair offers a wonderful variety of shops, ranging from historic, vintage specialist independents to luxurious flagship stores from major brands, offering the polite, knowledgeable service which makes shopping a pleasure. Continue reading “Merry Christmas Mayfair Shopping” »
UNION flags and bunting have been put up across many Mayfair streets to help mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
HM The Queen was born, as Princess Elizabeth, at a house at 17 Bruton Street in 1926. She ascended to the throne following the death of her father in 1952.
Mayfair.org.uk went in search of decorations around Mayfair to mark the Queen's sixty years as monarch.
Graffiti by artist Paul "Don" Smith at corner of Old Bond Street and Burlington Gardens.
Legendary star Joan Collins last night attended the Burlington Arcade to switch on their Christmas lights. Arriving in a horse drawn carriage, she wished the assembled throng of 600 guests a "very glamourous" Christmas before turning on the lights. She also accepted a cheque for £10,000 from the Burlington Arcade on behalf of the Variety Club, which helps sick, disabled and disadvantaged children in the UK.
Onlookers enjoyed mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and were handed treats from Father Christmas who took time out of his busy schedule to attend.