Newsletter for December 3rd

Just in case you missed it!!

Hi Guys

What a week!! 
Thanks to you our Christmas party was a resounding success!!
Also thanks to Mike Sullivan's Volkswagen Santa Monica and immigration lawyer Gil Brito for their support in making this such a wonderful event! 
Thank you to Cecconi's, Carosoin Day Spa and Drive By Tanning for their awesome raffle prizes! The pile of toys we received for Adopt- a-Letter was unbelievable too! Click here to see pictures from our big night!
Lastly thanks to Bar Lubitsch and The British Christmas Rockers AND the suprise performance from The Human SnowGlobe for the entertainment plus all the special guest singers! Huge Hugs to Gayle Day for coordinating the line up with the band

We would also like to say a very big Thank You to Darren Darnborough for his involvement with Brits in LA over the past years and we wish him huge success in his new endeavours and escapades.

This weeks newsletter is brought to you by
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
You can even do the whole process over email and have a shiny new motor in a matter of days! -
Finally put a face to the name by clicking here

NEED IMMIGRATION ADVICE ?? Email Gil  at . He has helped many of our members and will give you a free consultation. Dont forget to quote Brits in LA

If you are looking to find a new home in Los Angeles, get in touch with Claudia today! She is an English Real Estate Agent – Claudia Kohn at Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills. Please review her website She covers all of the Westside from Hollywood to Malibu in PURCHASES, SALES & RENTALS. Please call her if you have any questions or would just like to discuss your options.” I’m here to help and I look forward to hearing from you”. Claudia Kohn 310.859.5341

GET FIT for the Holidays! 
Sara Maraffino offer a Brits in LA discount for personal training. She normally charges $1,300 for 20 sessions, $700 for 10 sessions and $375 for 5 sessions BUT will offer $1,000 for 20, $550 for 10 and $300 for 5 for BLA members . Contact her at or call 8186419236 . Don't forget to quote Brits in LA for these special prices! Would make a fab gift for someone to use in January too!

50% off your barnet!
British, world renowned, hair dressers James Galvin and Benjamin Mohapi are setting up a new hair salon called GalvinBenjamin that will open at 8910 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood in February 2011. James has come from being a director and one of the busiest stylists in the Daniel Galvin salon in London and Benjamin is a renowned session stylist on films, magazine shoots and music videos.
As a pre-christmas and pre-opening deal they are offering 50% off to Brits in LA members. This will make the cost of the cut $150. They are also offering a 50% discount on coloring and Brazilian blow outs. These will be done by Leanne Galvin who was trained directly by Daniel Galvin and has a large client base including many celebrities. To get a quote for coloring and Brazilian blow outs or make a booking please email or email through their new facebook page. All appointments will take place privately in your home.
See their new facebook page at


LUCHA VA VOOM Mexican Wrestling + midget wrestling and sexy burlesque dancers! I have been to this show several times and it never disappoints. It always sells out so buy your tickets now for the Valentines Day show out a little preview here

IN THE UK? Go support BLA member Michelle Collins in Calendar Girls in the West End

MORCHEEBA tickets have just gone on sale for their show in March. You can buy by clicking on the link

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - 9 am every saturday and Sunday at The Grove shopping mall. Now thru Dec 12th. $30 per adult $15 per child. For reservations call The Farm of Beverly Hills 323 525 1699

The Eveleigh situated in the old Kenneth Cole building on Sunset Plaza. Sweeping Southern views and cosy outdoor patios as well as a rustic interior. Great food and fab drinks. Not many people have heard about it yet so you can still snag a table last minute! 
The Eveleigh, 8752 West Sunset Boulevard, at North Sherbourne Drive, West Hollywood (424-239-1630)

PANTO AGAIN -I went last Saturday and here is what I thought
BLA member Lisa Marks from The Guardian went to see Cinderella too, read here to see if she liked it as much as us!! Oh yes she did... quote Brits when buying tickets for your $10 off!! They have a short run so buy now. check out the British sweet shop and the tea shop too!

BRITS sharing Their Wares

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 @

ALICE needs help "I'm doing a Pinter play in April and need help with a cockney accent! Can anyone help please? Only genuine cockneys need apply! I'm actually English, but posh with an appalling cockney accent. I am putting on an all female version of The Dumb Waiter along with a lovely LA native, her accent is pretty ropey too."

PAUL TERRY who runs the official SEAL fan-site and designed it he is offering his design services to you all. He also designed BLA member Steve Sidelnyk's site and he says " he is actually based in the Isle of Wight but let me tell you he was so quick and professional in my dealings with him I can't recommend him enough. " Check out what he did for Steve here and then click on his link below

You are invited to one of our Botox and Fillers Parties at our spa in Santa Monica. Appointments for Sunday Dec 12th almost full, but will continue to book appointments for Saturday Dec 11th. All procedures are performed by Dr Robert Nettles: Each unit is only 10 dollars! (Units are normally 12 dollars), Botox only full strength.- It is our 15th year anniversary and there will be 10% off all services for holidays (exclude Botox and Filler Party).
So please don't hesitate to give us a call and RSVP at our location: Santa Monica 310 260 0069 or 310 260 0065

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 @

In memory of Brits in LA member Chane't Johnson who sadly passed away this week. You may remember her from the Toscar's 'Up in The Error' . she joked during the selection process that she wished she had been selected for 'Precious'
Watch her work here She will be sorely missed and our hearts go out to her family 

Don't forget to keep checking the wall for sublets, cars for sale and all kinds of other stuff! Apologies in advance if I forgot to include your post!

For all the latest news follow and read our blog as we can't fit in all here! (Facebook has message length restrictions!)
You can also follow us on Twitter @BritsinLA
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Hope to see you all at Breakfast Club next Tuesday, click on the link to rsvp!



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