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Hope you are all having a great week?!

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If you need a car, Joe Seymour is the guy to talk to. For those of you on a visa, the Foreign Business Professionals Plan is probably your best option as your credit score is not an issue. Leasing is also good for business as you can write a lot of the costs off as a business expense (talk to a tax advisor for full details). Joe is our guy at VW and can handle all your questions and concerns. His direct number is 310 266-8825 or email him at
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REQUEST - Our Craig is going in for foot surgery tomorrow! Has anyone got a wheelchair they can loan him? If so please message me or Craig

Sunday Roast Dinner this weekend at Cecconi's!! Since we announced this event, their phone has been ringing off the hook. Make sure you reserve your table sooner rather than later! Click on link for all the details

BRITS in LA Christmas Party! It is just 2 weeks away! The British Christmas Rockers will be performing all the classic Christmas songs, with special performances from some of our members. Open vodka bar and a Toy Drive too . Click here for ticket info
Adopt a Letter is our chosen charity and you can learn all about them here

Are you having a party, launch or corporate event? DJ Mart Vader will take it to the next level.
20% discount for Brits in LA members.
Listen to Mart Vader's mixes
Mart Vader: When the music changes, so does the dance.
Phone: 213 550 7853

English Real Estate Agent - Claudia Kohn at Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills, An expert in the Los Angeles area, can provide you with helpful insights about the area. With a professional yet friendly approach, Claudia help’s her clients feel comfortable about what can be a stressful decision. Feel free to use her website as a resource for all your Los Angeles real estate needs, and if you have any additional questions, Please don’t hesitate to contact Claudia today! “I'm here to help and I look forward to hearing from you". Claudia Kohn 310.859.5341


GET Santa to send your kids a personalized letter this Christmas

CHRISTMAS tree lights get switched on this weekend at The Grove

FANCY a bit of a laugh? BLA member Ewan is in a show. I am going tonight but it is on through to Sunday. 
Click link for info

PANTO - The Lythgoe family are bringing panto to LA! Use the code Brits for a $10 discount!

YUM! I went to a lovely reception hosted by the Oregon Film Office last week. They brought everything down from Oregon including the most delicious wines from Ponzi and handmade chocolates from Alma Chocolate (she can make them into almost any shape, I quite like the Laughing Roly Poly Buddha!!!) as well as some of the best cheeses I have ever tasted! Would make perfect holiday gifts

LOOKY LIKEYS - Bevmo launching a new store in Encino and have all the Hollywood movie stars (dead or alive) in attendance....well there dopplegangers at least


BRITISH grocery store Oh Fancy That! is offering 10% off to BLA members until the end of November!

Drew Broadrick LIVE at The Hotel Cafe
SATURDAY 27th November

MOHEAK RADIO - Brit host Reg B is on the air every Thursday evening. With special guests and he plays a lot of British music. Check out his interview with Robin from Bush here. Tonight Purple Melon are on the show!

THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX - I have watched all 10 episodes and still can't decide whether I love it or hate it. Read all about it on Essex girl Lisa Marks' blog ... has she been vajazzled yet??

RANDUMB The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA . I just finished this book written by fellow member Mark Hayes. It is a perfect beach read (I was laying on Zuma beach at the time) Read all about it here

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK has to be Talesai! Been around for ever and have locations all over town but I only tried them this past week. Best Thai food I have had here so far. You must try the spicy duck rolls or the green papaya salad. Simply delicious!

FREE Whiskey tasting at Jim Henson Studios next month courtesy of Dewars! 
RSVP here I am going on the 3rd and 9pm if you want to join!

CHANGES to applying for a British passport whilst in the US.

ICE SKATING in Santa Monica at 5th and Arizona is now open. It's $10, skates included. Open til 10pm Sunday-Thursday and 12am Friday and Saturday.


A ROYAL ENGAGEMENT so we all know Will & Kate got engaged but you can watch their story here the film is made by my very own sister the talented Sally Norris!

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS: At reasonable prices. If you are an actor in need of headshots I will shoot them for you and hand you the images. No middle man no printing fees, pick the images you like and go. Will do 5 looks for $100.
contact Richard @ 

ACTORS REELS EDITED: Professional Editor available. Every actor needs to eventually update their reel, my services are available at reasonable rates, I charge $150 per reel cut, and offer very quick turn around. 
contact Richard @

Have you booked The Human Snowglobe for your Christmas party yet ?

"An unplanned move back to Australia (tho we are Brits) is forcing us to sell our much-loved American car... "

CONGRATULATIONS to BLA member Steve Cooke for his best male vocal nomination at the Hollywood Media Awards this week. You can download his songs from iTunes here

It’s Official: The Beatles Now on iTunes:

Thats all for this week! Hope to see you all at lunch on Sunday!


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