As May is the birth month of our London Mayfair sim in 2007, it seems right to celebrate it's long life with a month-long May-fair. So we have Dodgems, Swing boats, Pie & mash, and a host of other things associated with the fun you can experience in the London parks!
Of course in real life, Mayfair is named after the annual fortnight-long May Fair that took place on the site that is now Shepherd Market. The fair was held in this location between 1686 and 1764. Before then, the May Fair was held in Haymarket, and after then in Fair Field in Bow.
In Second Life London, it's a pretty casual affair too, with rides, entertainment, and stalls to let for merchants like Tiddy Dol to display their wares and sell their goods.
Most of the visitors who came to the fair hung out, chatted and made new friends. As there was always great music to listen to, they were dancing to the music as well.
The Fair's not over yet, so come on down to London's Hyde Park and join in the fun at London's May Fair.