Brits in LA Newsletter for January 30th


Hi Everyone
How are you ? Has been an exciting week so far. The Toscar groups have finally been selected and now we are off to make our movies. If you haven't signed up there may still be time so email asap to and perhaps someone will let you join their team.. I got 127 Hours to parody. Which I am very please about! Save February 24th if you want to come and watch the end result.
Happy Birthday to Gus Farwell, Leilani Dowling, David Thomas, Alex Punch White, Tim Burkinshaw.

Our FB invites don't seem to be going out to everyone, so make sure you check the events tab regularly so you don't miss out. Here is the link to Breakfast Club

Joe Seymour

It's really difficult to build up a credit score when you first move to the States. VW of Santa Monica have found a loop hole and have been helping so many BRITS IN LA get vehicles. If you need a car - Buy or Lease, 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 but speak to Joe, our guy at VW. He can handle all your questions and concerns. His direct number is 310 266-8825 or email him at

Brits in Or
We are expanding! If you have any friends in Oregon get them to join Brits in OR

Venue for Toscars afterparty
Thanks to Paul Newman fellow brit for sourcing XIV our venue for the Toscars after party. He also helped me immensely when I had some clients in town. Negotiated a fantastic price for me at the SLS hotel!Please contact Paul if you require VIP tables at any of SBE's venues, Katsuya, XIV, Cleo, Bazaar etc aswell as discounted room rates at the SLS and Redbury Hotels and also VIP tables at SBE clubs.
Paul runs his own VIP concierge company and can organise trips to Las Vegas, New York London etc, sourcing, Hotels, Transport/Cars, Entertainment etc.Drop him a line, Paul can be reached at or 323 399 9394

Brit pub The Cat & Fiddle on Sunset are looking for a chef. To find out all the details email Ashlee at .

EDELMAN are hiring

MY friend Andrea is looking for a full time nanny for her 2 kids. Read info here


Telling the Truth Create The World Experience The Life
Express The Truth HOW TO PRACTICALLY APPLY YOUR CRAFT AND GET THE JOB DONE! 3-Day Intensive On-Camera Experience $350 February 11th 10am -4pm February 12th 10am-4pm February 13th 10am-4pm
Email: Call: 323-363-1177
Saxon Trainor, one of Los Angeles top acting coaches, brings over 20 years experience as both an actress and a teacher to help hundreds of working actors to fully ground themselves in the truth and strengthen their craft. Mention Brits in LA for a discount!

PARASOLS - Check out Peneleope Parasols, just launched by Brit in LA, Lynn Taylor. I have one in the gorgeous colour of nutmeg. Fits in your purse and a super stylish way to protect your British skin from the Californian sun! Click here to read all about them

Want to look your very best for the awards parties? Nothing beats a professional makeup artist! Sabra Williams is a Chanel Premiere Artiste, with a full Chanel kit and has done makeup for The Oscars & Emmys and many celebrities. 20% off for BLA members! Email or call 310-729 1780

Just to add another note regarding Health Insurance this week, with the Obama reform Health Insurance companies can no longer decline children up to the age of 19 years old for Health Insurance.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding auditing your current plan or purchasing health insurance for the first time.Contact Adam Beach 310 773 7939 or

Don't wait until you have booked that pilot to sort out your visa! Contact Bernard Sidman now and have everything in place before your meetings. Bernie processed my citizenship so I can truly recommend him. Email to set up a free consultation.

Need a decent realtor? Fellow Brit in LA member Claudia can help if you are selling or buying, leasing or looking to rent. 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". 310.859.5341

HAIR - Galvin Benjamin have come to town and will be opening a salon on in March. In the mean time they come to you or you go to their house and get 50% off if you mention Brits in LA. I had a Brazilian blowout 6 weeks ago and it is still looking good. Just got my highlights done too and have never been happier! Email to set up your appointment

Get your website sorted out now! BLA member and website designer Paul Terry is currently working on ours . He has designed a great site for Seal too, so you know you are in good hands. Check out his work

Bit O' Culture
I saw Craig's play again last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. If you haven't seen it yet click here to buy tickets

Life in the day Brit director Kevin McDonald

Upcoming British bands playing:

CLASS ACTION suit against BA & Virgin . If you flew on these airlines go to the website to either opt out or claim your refund (certain dates apply)

My friends 15 year old son is looking for a weekend job. If you know of anything, please send me a direct message :)

FOR SALE: our ICE BLUE KIA SORENTO - the BEST car we've ever driven. Details: We are looking for $7.5K for a QUICK SALE!

Looking for a proper butchers? Check out the ones at the Farmers Market on Fairfax!

I see lots of other people have posted cars for sale or are looking for rooms on the Brits in LA wall, so keeping checking and posting and helping each other out. If you want a listing included in next weeks newsletter email us a to find out how. Apologies if I forgot to include yours this week, it sometimes is hard to keep track of it all!Feel free to post on our wall anything you want to share with the group though

See you all at Breakfast Club on Tuesday!
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