Monday, April 21, 2014

How to apply for your British passport from USA

*updated April 2014


When British Nationals realise that their passport is about to run out, what can they do?

 UKinUSA.fco.gov asked us to share this with you. Hope it helps...






Britons resident overseas must now apply for their passports ONLINE via gov.uk website .. as part of worldwide change to passport process .. and the British Consulate says “don’t leave it until the last minute to apply for your passport. You can apply up to nine months in advance and any unexpired time will be added to your new passport” (https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports) · You can book a same day appointment in the UK for a renewal passport? However if you have lost your passport and go home on an emergency document, it can take a week for an expedited renewal: You can find your nearest Passport Customer Service Centre. Your appointment may be up to 2 weeks from the day you book it. Passport Advice line Telephone: 0300 222 0000 Textphone: 0300 222 0222 Text Relay: 18001 0300 222 0000 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9am to 5:30pm Please check here for frequently asked questions.
NATIONALITY ENQUIRIES
The Home Office is the lead government department on nationality matters. If you have an enquiry about eligibility for British citizenship or nationality, information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/british-passport-eligibility

Need more information ?
If you need detailed information about what type of passport you need, what documents you need to supply for different types of application please go to What passport do I need? page


Urgent Travel: 
If you need to travel urgently and your normal passport is not available you should contact your nearest consular office. They may be able to provide you with emergency travel documentation. Please note they will not be able to answer general passport questions or give information on passport applications in progress (as they are no longer involved in this process). You should only contact them if you have a need to travel urgently and you will be asked to supply evidence of your need.

Contact :
If you cannot find the information you need on the GOV.UK website, please contact the Passport Adviceline on +44 300 222 0000 


UK Passport photos are a different size to the USA. So visit Photo Center on Beverly Blvd http://www.yelp.com/biz/photo-center-los-angeles to get them done.

HOW TO REPLACE A BRITISH DRIVING LICENCE ABROAD

SIMPLE STEPS TO 

Replacing a lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed driving licence


Get a replacement driving licence online with DVLA if yours gets lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed. Apply using your Government Gateway ID. If you don’t have one or need to re-register, you’ll get an ID as part of your application.


British Acts Gigging in LA

THE WANTED
House of Blues, Anaheim - April 29th
The Wiltern - May 1st
Tickets here

SASHA 
PLASTIC LOVE
AVALON
April 26th
Get Tickets Here
BLACK SABBATH
Hollywood Bowl
April 26th
Tickets here

SIMON TOWNSEND
McCabes Guitar Shop
April 26th
Tickets here

FRANZ FERDINAND
The Wiltern
April 29th
Tickets here

BOY GEORGE
The Belasco
April 29th
Tickets here

JANE BUSSMAN
LARGO at The Coronet
(The Fast Show, Smack The Pony)
May 1st, Tickets here

PAUL POTTS
The Wiltern
May 3rd
Tickets here

STEVE COOKE
MOLLY MALONE'S
May 3rd

JUSTIN CURRIE (Del Amitri)
Largo
Justin Currie (Del Amitri)
May 4th
Tickets here

Russell Howard
Largo at the Coronet
May 9th
Tickets here

MORRISSEY & TOM JONES
Los Angeles Sports Arena
Saturday May 10th
Tickets Here

LONDON GRAMMAR
The Wiltern
May 18th

COLDPLAY
Royce Hall
May 19th
Ticket info will be emailed exclusively to Coldplay mailing list
Subscribe HERE
It is rumoured that they will be doing a show in Westwood too
We will keep you updated via our Facebook page

JAMES BLUNT
Belasco theatre
May 19th
Tickets here

BAND OF SKULLS
The Observatory, Santa Ana
20th May
Tickets here

ELBOW
The Wiltern
May 28th
Tickets Here
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Tickets for all Avalon, Wiltern, and Palladium shows can be purchased Service Charge Free at the Hollywood Palladium every Saturday from 10am-2pm.

PRISCILLA AHN
Masonic Lodge, Hollywood Forever

May 30th
Tickets here

HUGH LAURIE
With The Copper Bottom Band
Fonda Theatre
Monday, June 2nd
Get Tickets Here

AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JUSTIN HAYWARD
OF THE MOODY BLUES
The Troubadour
Monday June 2nd
Tickets Here

BARRY GIBB
Hollywood Bowl
June 4th
Tickets here

JUNGLE
El Rey Theatre
June 6th
Tickets here

NIGHTMARE & THE CAT
The Wiltern
June 14th
Tickets here

METRONOMY
Fonda Theatre
June 17th
Tickets here

NIGHTMARE ON WAX
Fonda Theatre
June 22nd
Tickets HERE

WORLD PARTY
Troubadour

June 27th
Tickets here

ADAM LAMBERT & QUEEN
The Forum
July 3rd
Tickets Here

PETER MURPHY
The Fonda
July 3rd & July 5th
Get tickets here

DEF LEPPARD & KISS
The Forum
July 8th
Get Tickets Here

NEW ORDER
Greek Theatre
July 13th
Tickets here

ELVIS COSTELLO
Hollywood Bowl
Friday September 5th
Saturday September 6th

DEEP PURPLE 
The Pacific Ampitheatre, Costa Mesa
Wednesday, August 6th
Get Tickets Here

SANDI THOM
Alvas Showroom, San Pedro
September 6th
Tickets here

ARCTIC MONKEYS
Staples Center
Aug 7th - tickets go on sale April 4th - click here
KROQ & LIVE NATION have a presale on April 3rd, 
check their Twitter feeds for the passcode
Why not try your luck and enter to win tickets courtesy of KROQ
by clicking here

ONE DIRECTION
Rose Bowl
September 12th

PASSENGER
The Wiltern
September 13th
Tickets Here 


YOU ME AT SIX
THE TROUBADOUR
September 16th
Tickets here

FLEETWOOD MAC
The Forum, Inglewood
November 28/29th
Tickets on sale April 7th
Ticketmaster presale April 2nd here
PASSWORD: MAC




Friday, April 18, 2014

Brits in LA Newsletter April 18th, 2014






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EDITOR'S LETTER
Hi Everyone! How amazing was that Blood Moon earlier this week?? It’s a nice change to have everyone looking up at the sky for once, and not down at their incoming texts! Although I must admit I did get out my camera a few times to try and capture this natural wonder; as I am sure did most of you, judging by my Facebook newsfeed.  I think I need a lesson in photography, as the 20 photographs that I took were quite pitiful, fortunately Brits in LA member (and Toscar nominee) Valeria Zunzun kindly agreed to share her fab moon pictures with us. 






This is Mars! 


Thank you again to Valeria Zunzun for sharing these photographs with us!
 Easter is only a couple of sleeps away and I have already had my fair share of Cadbury’s Creme Eggs! To make up for it, my vow for Lent was to give up not exercising, so for the last 2 weeks I have been taking advantage of the YogaWorks free trial for Brits in LA members. 
If you have any issues with signing up contact Michelle
They have locations all over town and classes all day which makes it really easy to fit in with everyones busy schedules. I must admit I was a little afraid at first that I wouldn’t be able to keep up with the rest of the class, but the teachers are fantastic at encouraging you to work at your own pace; if you have any doubts throw them out the window! 
It used to be said that theatre in LA was pretty nonexistent, but now it seems we are spoilt for choice. I saw not only one, but 3 plays, over the last 10 days. Each one was was completely different from the other, all had fantastic casts (except for the common denominator of a token Brits in LA member in the cast) and very compelling stories. Visit our website Britsin.LA for discount codes for The Vortex with our very own Craig Young and also Doctor Anonymous, starring Matt Crabtree. Unfortunately Memorandum with BLA member Ewan Chung as the dead pan but hilarious and incessantly hungry office assistant, closes on the 20th April - but will let you all know if they plan to extend the run, as it was incredibly different to any theatre production I have seen (in a very good way!) . there is also some great British comedians coming to town, including Jane Bussman (Drop The Dead Donkey) at Largo on May1st, then Russell Howard will be there on May 9th.
 Russell Howard on Conan O' Brien 
Click here to view video if you are on a mobile device
I am planning to go to both, so feel free to come along. 
Brits in LA Pub Quiz is still every Tuesday - pop along next week to the Pikey on Tuesday , as Sandro Monetti will be hosting a very special St George’s Day Quiz along with this week’s Meet a Member, Victoria Fratz! We have also added #TBT Bingo to our weekly calendar. You will find Craig, his Bingo balls and dabbers down at the Parlor on Melrose, any given Thursday .
Back to Easter Sunday - if you have no plans we are hosting an Easter lunch at Palihouse in West Hollywood. Don’t hesitate to come alone as we really are a friendly bunch! Drop me a line at info@britsin.la if you want me to to save you a seat. Or even better, call the restaurant directly on (323) 656-4100.
 For all information on any events I have mentioned, please either visit us on Facebook or at our website www.Britsin.LA
If you are at Coachella Music Festival this weekend I hear that dust/sand masks are the accessory of the weekend - have fun and stay hydrated! Tweet or Instagram us your pics of British Acts playing on the Polo Field to @BritsinLA - best one wins a pat on the back !
Have you checked out our "How to" posts yet?
Click here to learn how to renew your UK Driving License 
Click here to learn how to apply for or renew your UK Passport
cheers

Eileen 
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Craig’s play 'The Vortex' opens at The Malibu Playhouse on April 11th, and runs until May 18th.
Check out the official flyer for full details. I saw it last week and it was even better than I expected. Really a must see! Don't believe me ?! Check out Catherine Siggins' review here.

Use the code 'BLA' for $10 discount and a FREE glass of wine. Get your tickets here.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YE OLDE KINGS HEAD
CELEBRATING 40 YEARS!!

They are giving 40% off lots of menu items to honor the occasion! 


NEED TO RENT AN AFFORDABLE CAR?

Need a car for a month or longer? Don't want to pay the big brand car-rental
prices? If you need a runaround to get from A to B, call Zoe at Express Rent-a-Car*
They have short or long term car renting (she occasionally sells used cars too). 
7007 Canby Ave Reseda CA 91335 818-668-3052 -9am-5pm M-F 
and Sat by appointment after hours service 818-429-7073   
Or email her Expressrentacar4less@yahoo.com
Rates starting at $16.95 p/day Inc Taxes...
She has helped many Brits in LA membersAlso now doing airport transfers for $60**
*These cars are not brand new luxury vehicles **Rates may vary depending on distance.

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Another Mother's Day to come!
Trying to figure out what to get your American mother-in-law for Mother's Day in May?
You can't go wrong with these gorgeous pashminas from Elisabeth Shubert.com

Use code ESC7916525
for a special *Spring into Spring 20% off*
 IN A BAND?? LIVING IN LA??
UK TV Show looking for bands in California! Would be great to find a UK band here in LA, we can promote you stuff on our TV show, NubTV. Or if you're a brit and in a band here...that works too. Email Brandon at texas512@gmail.com with contact information and any music video links. This is non paid, but great exposure on our SKY TV channel and FilmOn.com


Don't forget to check out all our pages on Facebook.
MEET A MEMBER
Meet Victoria Fratz who moved to LA from Baltimore only 2 months ago!
She is co-hosting Brits in LA Pub Quiz next week along with Sandro Monetti! 
Click here to see what made her make the move. 

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British Pathé - YouTube

The archives have been released for your viewing pleasure! 

What will you be searching for ?

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Bristol Old Vic in association with Handspring Puppet Company presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on Santa Monica’s The Broad Stage
This Shakespeare-with-puppets production is courtesy of the endlessly inventive puppet company that co-created ‘War Horse’.

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 DO YOU NEED HEALTH INSURANCE? 
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP HAS BEEN PUSHED TO APRIL 15TH!!
DID YOU KNOW YOU STILL HAVE TO HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE AS A RESIDENT?
Adam Beach as already helped countless Brits in LA members get affordable insurance and come January every US resident must carry insurance or they will have to pay a large penalty at the end of the year. 
To find out more information you can reach him on 310 414 2100 or 
email him at info@beachfinancialgroup.comHe also can help with travel insurance, 
including those of you who are not residents here.

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We are constantly updating our Brits Gigging in LA page.

New Order - July 13th - Greek Theatre.

STILL TIME TO GET YOUR EASTER EGGS
at OH FANCY THAT!

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS
The Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical
Ahmanson Theatre April 22-Jun 1
Use discount code BROADWAY for discounted tickets.  Click here to purchase.

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STUDIO FRED IS NOW OPEN!

VOCAL STUDIO in the Hollywood Hills (near Studio City/Universal City)
Available for voice over & vocal/guitar/keyboard tracking (anything but drums)
$350 (day rate)  
Please Contact Gayle:  
Gayle@EasyTigerMgt.com
*now accepting credit cards*
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OUR UPCOMING EVENTS


PALIHOUSE SUNDAY BRUNCH 
Come join us for Easter Sunday Lunch! 1.30pm onwards
Brits in LA will be hosting this every Sunday from Easter! 
Come join us!
RSVP HERE
They serve a great brunch/lunch every Sunday
Free Sausage Rolls with your main course! And drinks specials on Pimms Cups!

BRITS BREAKFAST CLUB
$15 inc. Tax and Tip -  Breakfast Club sponsored by NextStopLAX
Now $15 for English Breakfast too and free valet parking!
Cecconi's very popular Egg's Benedict
NextStopLAX is the leading relocation and visa consultancy service 
for entertainment industry professionals transitioning to living and working in the USRelocating Entertainment Professionals.Next Stop LAX. Every day our team of experts assists entertainment professionals from all over the world in making the major transition toward working legally in the USA. We have a proven track record in obtaining visas and helping our clients meet other employment requirements. 

Disclaimer: Next Stop Media’s principal (Mr. Andrew Newton) is a bonded immigration consultant registered with the California Secretary of State, holding Bond Number 61292049. The Company is not a law firm and does not engage in the provision of legal advice. The Company does not guarantee any particular outcome for its clients, including adjudications of visa petitions or the processing time for such petitions. Further terms and conditions, including disclosures required by statute, are set forth on our website and in our client intake forms and engagement letters.
PUB QUIZ at The Pikey!
Tuesday, April 22nd
RSVP HERE
#TBT CHEEKY BINGO!!
Thursday April 24th. 
We are hosting a new weekly bingo night, Thursday at The Parlor on Melrose.  This will be anything but your typical night at the Bingo Halls.  Join the Facebook page, dig out your dabbers and come along!
JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP FOR FULL DETAILS HERE
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From the British Consulate General, Los Angeles.
Britons resident overseas must now apply for their passports online via gov.uk website .. as part of worldwide change to passport process .. and the British Consulate says “don’t leave it until the last minute to apply for your passport. You can apply up to nine months in advance and any unexpired time will be added to your new passport” (https://www.gov.uk/overseas-passports) · You can book a same day appointment in the UK for a renewal passport? However if you have lost your passport and go home on an emergency document, it can take a week for an expedited renewal: You can find your nearest Passport Customer Service Centre. Your appointment may be up to 2 weeks from the day you book it. Passport Advice line Telephone: 0300 222 0000 Textphone: 0300 222 0222 Text Relay: 18001 0300 222 0000 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9am to 5:30pm Please check here for frequently asked questions.

LETS SHOW THE WORLD WE DON'T HAVE BAD TEETH! 

(Now, we live in LA!!!)


We are always being asked about good dentists and I 'd like to introduce you to  Dr. Nicolas A. Ravon and Dr. Kimberley Knopf.
Who are offering  Special Offers exclusively for Brits in LA Members!
At-Home Bleaching with Custom trays and 2 tubes Bleaching product $99
Dental Prophy and Bite-wing check-up x-rays and comprehensive Exam $99
Invisalign $3900 
(must be free of active decay and infection), 
case must be approved by treating doctor.
All of these deals are applicable to insurance patients.
Click here to visit their website and book an appointment.
Or if your preferred method of contact is the telephone, you can also reach their office by calling 310-275-5325

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THE ACTORS PULSE
Do you have a passion for acting? Are you serious about realizing your potential as an actor? Come and explore your imagination, text, physicality & emotionality  through techniques learned from the inspirational & internationally renowned acting coach Larry Moss. James Donovan will be teaching the class, beginning 4/15 every Tues. night from 7pm onwards at the renowned Odyssey Theatre, 2055 Sepulveda Blvd. in West Los Angeles. James has worked extensively with Larry for many years and is passionate about actors and the craft of acting. The classroom is a safe environment where you can take risks as an actor and grow into your true potential. "When the student is ready, the teacher appears." Your introductory class is free.

MORE MEMBERS NEWS & EVENTS

JANETTE BECKMAN
Rebel Cultures : Punks, Rap and Gangs
Big Daddy Kane: Janette Beckman
Runs through till May 19th
Click here for full details
*Must See!!
Loaded bar - 6377 HOLLYWOOD BLVD 90028
Tuesday April 22nd 9pm
Tuesday April 29th 9pm
Sayers club - 1645 WILCOX AVE 90028
Thursday 5th June 9pm
Thursday 12th June 9pm
Thursday 19th June 9pm
Thursday 26th June 9pm
All shows are free entry via rsvp via Facebook/deluka

If you're an Alfred Hitchcock fan, then have we got a treat for you...
From April 10 - May 15 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA, the great director’s classic films, such as North By Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much and To Catch A Thief will be screened along with a number of infrequently screened Hitchcock movies such as 
Rich and Strange, The Skin Game and Number 17.
The special season is co-presented by the American Cinematheque and BAFTA LA's Special Events Committee whose co-chairman Sandro Monetti will be introducing some of the films.


DOCTOR ANONYMOUS
starring Matt Crabtree
Zephyr Theatre
Runs through to May 4th

Entourage: The Movie has recently been filming around LA. See locations from that film as well as from Argo, Iron Man 3, Saving Mr Banks and many more on Celebrity Insider Sandro Monetti's Movie Locations Tour of LA. Next availability Sat April 26 at 2pm.  Book here: http://www.tourificescapes.com/tours/celebrity-insider-tour/

Opening April 25 and playing for a week at Arena Cinema at Theatre of Arts, Hollywood. This award winning, cool British sci-fi film The Machine, stars Toby Stephens. Ticket info here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-machine-massively-cool-fangoria-tickets-11291951531

Thinking of moving to L.A. and need a visa or a green card?
BERNARD SIDMAN IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM
Bernard Sidman is a fellow Brit in LA and has helped many Brits in LA members with the immigration process and has a high success rate. He has helped many BRITS IN LA members through the citizenship application too and is very experienced and thorough. You can reach him on 
818 981 0352 or check out his website at www.bernardsidman.com or Email him at bernard@bernardsidman.com
GIL BRITO of  BELTRAN BRITO IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY'S.
Gil Brito of Beltran Brito has helped over 100's of Brits obtain visas into the 
USA call or email him today to find out if he can help you.
 gbrito@beltranbrito.com or call on 305-860-4050 for a free consultation.

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At 'The Pikey' on Sunset Blvd at Stanley. They are giving 25% off entire bill for Key Members only must show Brits in LA key fob for you and 1 guest only.
Free Range Local Organic Produce. They serve this yummy menu every week.

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#Mindthechat
Try and join us for our weekly Twitter chat along with BBCAmerica's Mind the Gap and Virgin Atlantic. We have now moved to Wednesdays at 11 am PST. You can find us by clicking on this hashtag #mindthechat

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Do You Wanna Get Fit ? 
Ever considered working out with a world class personal trainer? Want to burn body fat fast with High Intensity Interval Training? Build muscle or add greater definition, have fun and learn martial arts and / or boxing along the way? 
JC says "I have many secrets tips and cheats to get you to your perfect body goal FAST! Be it a target body weight, specific muscle tone, or just that nice athletic or perfect body as you imagine it to be. In home or on location with all equipment provided. Rates $75 - $100 per session 
JC is a certified Fitness Expert with Body, Your Design Personal Training and contributor for Brits in LA.
read his latest Fitness tips and advice here 

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BLOW YOUR OWN TRUMPET!
In this area we encourage members to blow their own trumpets 
and give themselves a pat on the back! If you have an achievement you are proud of and would like to share with Brits in LA - email us here to blow your own trumpet!



Memorabilia of Princess Diana and the 
Royal Family on The Queen Mary
Get discounted tickets through GOLDSTAR For only $14! 
Runs through to April 30

  Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Runs from April 5th - April 20th, 
GOLDSTAR OFFERING DISCOUNTED TICKETS! 


THE GETTY HAVE THIS GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO QUEEN VICTORIA

February 4–June 8, 2014 at the Getty Center
Click here for ticket info 
If you are in London at the end of the month, make sure to go check out Blues in the Night starring the very talented Brits in LA member Paulette Ivory!
April 24th - May 4th


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DEMO REELS
A Demo Reel or Showreel, is one of the most powerful tools an actor can have. Yet it always surprises me how many poorly presented ones I see out there. Unprofessional or lazy editing will make the project look cheap and will reflect badly on you. 
First impressions go such a long way in this town, I'd like to say that it's all based on depth and inner beauty, but as we're the world's capital for Botox and plastic surgery, I think it's safe to say Hollywood likes something else too. We believe our work will only be as strong as its weakest link, and In a media savvy world where people make judgments in a matter of seconds, attention to detail is everything. You wouldn't hand in your Resume on a crumpled bit of paper,  you'd probably buy a folder, or possibly a portable iron. Invest in an amazing Reel. 
Right now we’re offering a whopping $100 OFF as in introductory rate. Plus additional discounts for all you lovely Brits.

*Brits In LA special*
EXTRA 10% OFF already discounted rates!
Lucinda Ellery of Beverly Hills
Hair loss solutions for women with fine and thinning hair 
20% off for Brits in LA Key Members
10% off for all Brits in LA members
http://www.lucindaellery-hairloss.com/
Click here for her Ehow video on how to stop hair loss.
FITNESS AND SPORTS

Yogaworks HAS opened in Hollywood
I finally tried out this great deal- I simply love it.
Give me a shout if you are nervous going alone- you can tag along with me!

Great deal from Yogaworks for Brits in LA members
$100 sign up fee waived plus one free weeks trial ! If you choose to continue after your 1 free week you will get a discount on the monthly fee. Prices vary from location to location but will be about $15 off
 (except Santa Monica locations and Studio City, at this time) 
Visit their website to find a location near you. And don't forget to print off this flyer to get this fab deal!
 http://yogaworks.com/

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PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON 
Where to watch?!
The following pubs usually show the games.
Call in advance to confirm. 
Cock 'n Bull - Santa Monica (310) 399-9696
Fox & Hound - Studio City (818) 763-7837
Rock and Reilly's  - West Hollywood (310) 360-1400
White Harte- Woodland Hills (818) 224-3822

 The Patriates FC
Made up of Brits in LA members!
Don't forget to like LA Premier League on Facebook
and click here for their match schedule. 

Anyone for Netball?
Such a great group of Ladies. 
All ages welcome as long as you can run around for an hour straight!
If you fancy joining in the fun you can either join their Facebook group 

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ACTING CAREER COACH
Book a session ASAP as he will fill up during the upcoming pilot season!
PAUL DUDDRIDGE
"I have used Paul many times, he has a magical way of helping me see the role clearer, 
and stops me from standing in my own way" - Craig Young, NCIS:LA, Hawaii 5.0, Fringe
1st Session is Free!

As a producer / agent in the UK, Paul Duddridge represented some of the biggest names in entertainment. Michael Mcintyre, Rob Brydon etc. He is now one of the most sought after acting coaches in Los Angeles with a reputation for turning around careers.
He helps numerous actors, comedians, directors etc with acting, coaching and visas.
contact http://www.entertainmentcoach.com or paul@entertainmentcoach.com
First consultation is free. Mention BRITSINLA for a 25% discount. visit www.acting.fm

FINANCES
Need to transfer cash internationally?
Try Torfx

Don't get frazzled with your bookkeeping have a 
pro do it for you.
Lisa has helped many Brits in LA members with their book keeping needs 

Weekly Stars by Anne Shaw
Email Anne at shawcastar@aol.com 
call 310-392-1681 for a private reading
Tarot and astrology! She is offering the following discounts
Brits in LA members $85
Brits in LA Key Members $75


ARIES
The financial situation for you could be getting a boost as early as next week 
Look for an opportunity to get dressed and out and about .Its a good week for a connecting with people in the know for business.

TAURUS
The boss Venus in a water sign of will bring a situation that is unresolved to a head, and although you probably want to ignore it it’s not going to be ignored.  Regardless go out and get a new outfit for your birthday celebration 
Have a happy Birthday

GEM
You will be travelling emotionally or otherwise to a place where you can put things to rest in the next two weeks .This situation in your life is due to the planets surrounding you in very rare line up and should bring you peace.

CAN
Movement is good for you and this week it’s all around you and is due to a rare lineup of planets. Be strong and understand you are not everything to everybody and others may perceive this as a bit arrogant. 

LEO
Due to the planets activity that affect you this week ahead is good for you to take plenty of rest and sleep, make it your priority and spend time away from stressing about things you cannot change. You should lay low for a few days.

VIR
As this coming month is the start of new situations be sure you are ready and willing to get going on your particular one .No matter what others think or are expecting it will work well . You must be aware of the mind and body connections.

LIB

Mars is going in a backward stroll as your guest in the next couple of months so what transpires in the financial part of your life will be life changing. As you MAY still have areas to work on that can hold this movement back, get it resolved soonest.


SCOR
With Mars your boss going backwards in your work area you will be feeling a bit blue and before this gets to much for you take time out with good friends and relax this weekend .You will also be on a new life style change or should be.

SAG
Your boss Jupiter is sitting in a water  sign and can be making you more than a little emotional. So be open to what this brings up as it is an area you need to work on 
You will be moving forward and feeling better end of the month. 

CAP
The sun in Aries currently will assist you to get the job done as this week ahead is a great opportunity to complete an overdue project that has been neglected. This week ahead is a very rare line up of planets and as it is affecting you mostly be careful in any area.

AQU
 You are probably feeling like a break away so even if you can get out of town take time 
The rare line up of planets can make you somewhat cranky .You have been warned to not get into any conflict with any one as it is not advised.

PISC

.The family is much on your mind and if you learn to live in the moment things will work out quicker and with less stress. You have to start to live in the moment and when you do life will lift up your spirits like nothing has for a long time.




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