Brits in LA newsletter - April 18th, 2011

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Happy Birthday Shoutouts to  members for this week
Martin Genis, Andrew Thompson, Ray ThackeR, Sami Cribbens, 
Octavia Goredema, Catalina Guirado-Cheadle,    James Franko,  Craig Reynolds,   Ebe Sievwright,  JB Moresco,  Kelly Reiter,
    Bob Gibson,   Giusy Castiglione,  Suzanne Williams.

Hey Breeps!

Just back from the Coachella Music Music Festival, which was off the charts, good! The weather was absolutely perfect, not too hot and the nights were magical with the full moon and stars. Highlights were, KANYE WEST, DURAN DURAN, ROBYN, SUEDE, BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE, ARCADE FIRE, MUMFORD AND SONS, THE STROKES, KINGS OF LEON. Great food, great installations, now if could only find my sunglasses... Happy St. George's day for Saturday.

The BLAggers football Team play their first Premiership game next monday the 25th of april 8 pm crossroads in Santa Monica, Go cheer them on.


BRITWEEK starts next week and there is a ton going on - Click here to see The britwalk map

Congrats to the Eton Rifles who won our pub quiz, thank sto all that came it was a lot of fun and we have decidded to do pub quiz monthly now. So stay tuned for the next one. Thanks to Bar Lubitsch for hosting us.

Another Whiskey Tasting, This time at the famous Bar Marmont - Mention Brits in LA when you RSVP:
Balvenie  want to invite you and some of the distinguished members of "Brits in LA" to a very special Balvenie VIP event @ Bar Marmont in West Hollywood coming up on Tuesday, April 26 from 7-9 pm.  Would love for you to bring a group out for the occasion; the more, the merrier.  Please just RSVP to
 For more on the Balvenie Road Show, click here:

Tickets are now available for the Royal Wedding Slumber party - "Tiaras and Pajamas"  For all details and tickets please click here.

Eggs Benedict from the breakfast menu.

We are pleased to announce  that Lloyds TSB International* have now joined in co-hosting the Brits Breakfast Club at Cecconi's Click here for all the breakfast info and to RSVP: 

*Lloyds TSB International – Britain’s most trusted bank – catering to Los Angeles’ expat community for international banking. Our services extend from US Dollar, Sterling, and Euro international current accounts to savings/investment products. Benefits include: free transfers between currencies, preferred exchange rates, and multi-currency debit cards. For more information, please call (213) 443 4096 or e-mail and mention Brits in LA.

Also Coming THIS month... Brit week, The Salon opening and Sunday Roast.

Fellow Brits in LA are doing amazing things with Bevvy and are offering us amazing discounts on Alcohol at all the top places - Sign up using this link to not miss out on all the offers:

LMFAO knock J-lo off the top spot this week, katy Perry feat, Kanye West climbs up the chart to take the number 3 spot.

  1. 1 Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
    LMFAO Party Rock Anthem up 1 | 4 weeks in chart [Interscope] 1 clip available More...
  2. status 2 On The Floor (feat. Pitbull) - Jennifer Lopez
    Jennifer Lopez On The Floor (feat. Pitbull) down 1 | 3 weeks in chart 2 clips available More...
  3. status 3 E.T. (feat. Kanye West) - Katy Perry
    Katy Perry E.T. (feat. Kanye West) up 2 | 8 weeks in chart 3 clips available More...
  4. status 4 Sweat (David Guetta Remix) - Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg Sweat (David Guetta Remix) up 5 | 5 weeks in chart [Capitol] 1 clip available More...
  5. status 5 Just Can't Get Enough - The Black Eyed Peas
On May 4th 2011 at O-Bar. FATMAGIC will  present their music video there and play a short set live. There is Happy Hour and the event start at 6.30 pm.       

Echo and The Bunnymen are playing here in may Tickets here 
CURT SMITH from Tears for fears tickets:

I saw PLAN B a couple of months ago at the Troubador. He truly is fantastic. This show tomorrow night at the EL REY  is sold out. - but I have 3 tickets for sale at face value $20 each. Email me at if you are interested in going.

Robbie Williams The Artist:


Friend looking for 1 bed in weho or hollywood.  Around 1200$. Message eileen if u know of anything at

If you are an actor in need of headshots, Richard 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 $150. He also cut Demo reels for actors, He just updated mine click here to see. So send him an E-mail @

Our favorite British Corner Shop Oh Fancy That! have proper Easter Eggs in, Royal Wedding Memorabilia. click here for Auntie Jean's facebook page and special offers!

If you are looking to lease or buy a car but are having trouble getting the credit to do so, look no further. Mike Sullivan’s Volkswagen Santa Monica are able to offer the Foreign Business Professionals Plan. Speak to Joe Seymour over at the showroom and he will go through all the details with you. Call him on 310 266 8825 or email him at 

As an agent / producer Paul Duddridge represented some of the biggest names in the UK, he has also produced shows for BBC and ITV. His Hollywood clients are actors, directors, writers and producers, all seeking one to one practical guidance on succeeding in entertainment. Your first consultation is free.

Health Insurance: I unfortunately lost my health insurance this month, but thanks to Adam Beach I set up a HSA plan - I highly recommend him. He helped me through all the pros and cons of all different plans. - It's actually affordable and everyone needs to have it here for sure. 310 773 7939 or you can email him at


Michelle Williams is living in O.C. and is almost at the end of a long Pilates course. Michelle is now at the stage where she needs people to practise on what she has learnt. Michelle is a trained contempary dancer and graduated from UCLA last year. For her to be able to complete this part of the course, they are able to offer hourly Pilates sessions on the specialist machines for a CRAZY $20 Dollars per hour.
Her studio is on Doheny & Olympic in Beverly Hills and is called Bodyline Studios. Michelle has roughly a week and half to go and needs to complete around 25 hours. Contact details :
Michelle Williams 9493949716      

Need an Immigration Lawyer? 

Joe Adams; Ready to work? We are a specialized immigration and entertainment law firm working extensively with the British community here in the U.S. and back in the U.K. to obtain work visas. We have a 100% success rate. We are professional, highly responsive and flexible on payments. Email

Bernard Sidman is a fellow Brit in LA and has helped many other Brits in LA with the immigration process and has a high success rate. I just did my Citizenship with him. You can reach him on 818 981 0352 or Email

GALVIN BENJAMIN SALON - has opened it's doors and it is beautiful, see below. 8910 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90069 

James, Benjamin and Leanne want to reward your loyalty by continuing to offer all BRITS IN LA members 50% off all cuts, colors and Brazilian blowouts for the first 3 months - All other stylist will offer 20% off. They are open 9am - 6pm but are very happy to make appointments for later than that. The salon's phone number is 424 249 3296 and email is


PURCHASES, SALES & RENTALS. Only 20% down payment required on a $2,500,000 purchase price on a new home. Call British Realtor Claudia Kohn for details; "let us find you a new home within 30 days or less.  I work with Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills. The combination of low rates, good property values and flexible underwriting makes it a great time for my clients to move up to their dream home.Please call me at 310.859.534 to discuss your options."

Need your website updating or do you just need a website? Then check out:  We have recently completed a few sites for Brits In LA members, our portfolio also includes Seal's official fan site & Steve Sidelnyk's official site! Personal Service, Professional Designs is our slogan and if you ask anyone who has had a site design by us they will tell you our service is second to none.

We look forward to creating a site for you,  plus you will all benefit from a Brits In LA discount, Check out our Brits In LA section on our site for details and prices.
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Cheers and have a great week ahead!



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