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Hi Breeps!

Our lovely Eileen is back in the Mother land this week , visiting her lovely Mother for her birthday - so Big Birthday shout out to Bettina Lee. Have fun Eileen and don't forget my wine gums.
Other birthdays this week: Wednesday, May 18 Fabien Soudiere, Fernando Alessandri, Jim Turner
Thursday, May 19 Jen DiSisto, Quentin Bradley, Matthias Brueckner Friday, May 20 Mary Anne McGarry, Saturday, May 21 Oliver Cowley Sunday, May 22 Tanya Almor, David Waddell, Paul Drew Monday, May 23 Darren Darnborough

With Facebook ever changing - It's great that you can interact more as a community - however a few rules exist and if not complied you will be removed from the trusted group - No swearing, heckling or harassing other members, no business advertising, please minimise your re posting of your music shows, plays, web series, stand-up shows to twice a week. Please don't create events through Brits in LA group - they will be deleted - feel free to post your event on the wall for others to see, but we don't want our members getting confused as to which is an official BLA event. Thanks for understanding. 

Commiserations to United Kingdom for placing 11th in the Eurovision Song Contest this past weekend - Jedwood even beat us - But gotta love this clip of SERBIA's entry translated - A must watch!

We'd like to welcome our latest contributor to the AngloFiles Blog!

She will be giving us weekly tips on how we can grow and prosper and how to brighten up our homes.


Pub Quiz was a huge success with a big turn out - Congratulations to Team Bruno who took the night with the jackpot of woohoo! $47 and 4 tickets to the Renaissance Fair courtesy Of BLA member Steve Hanlan. Thanks Steve.

BRITS IN LA & LLOYDS/TSB present Breakfast Club

 We would like to thank LLoyds/TSB International* who are co-hosting Brits breakfast Club at Cecconi's. Its every Tuesday morning, from 9.30 - 1130 am. Click here to RSVP. Their sponsorship helps keep our prices low.

*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.

The BLAggers are playing this Friday the 20th. Their 4th premier league match against last years league Champions, Valhalla. They need some support. Kick off at 8pm at Crossroads High school on Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica.


Calling all Ladies!

The charity Gettlove is in need of Bras...all sizes and shapes...used, in good condition and laundered are great....If you have any that you would like to donate, please contact Tanya at and she will arrange to get them or bring them to Breakfast club tomorrow. 
Would love to do 50+ by next Friday...We can totally do this!  Please pass this on to anyone you think would like to be involved!

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

Look out for your fellow Brits in LA members JR May and Elizabeth Adamcyck in The 3rd episode of 'Divine White's Introduction to Hollywood' is LIVE!! Watch it now!
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OUR FRIENDS AT BAFTA/LA OUTREACH PROGRAM have a special Charity night! Get your tickets here now and support our neighbourhoods!

Romeo & Juliet: Public Tickets Now On Sale!
As the culmination of BAFTA Los Angeles’ Shakespeare project with the performing arts students of Washington Preparatory High School, we are pleased to present a unique open-air fundraising performance! As announced earlier in the year, BAFTA Los Angeles has undertaken an ambitious new inner-city project that is bringing together a group of inner city students together to produce an open-air performance of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Following months of preparations and rehearsals led by BAFTA Los Angeles Members and special guest mentors, we proudly present the climactic public performance of Romeo & Juliet. Sunday, May 29, 2011 4.00pm Ladera Park
Ticket proceeds will benefit Media and Arts Programs at George Washington Preparatory School.

I was fortunate to see Prince at the forum last Friday and i have to say it's one of the best shows I have seen ever - Sheila E joined him on Percussion and a surprise turn from Stevie Wonder singing Superstitious - on Friday the 13th. Two more weekends left - I highly recommend it. The wonderful Janelle Monae is the support act and her show is fantastic too.

Fellow Brit singer/songwriter Jason Feddy - opened for, David Gray,  Neil Young, The Cranberries, Roy Harper, John Martyn & many more - has a brand new project 'Shakespeare's Fool'  showcasing in LA.  Brits in LA members are invited for a reduced ticket price of $8. (reg $10)  Also on stage, Brits in LA member Ava Burton.' PAY ON THE DOOR

UK TOP 5 Singles - Congrats to Bruno Mars knocking LMFAOPitbull at 4 and David Guetta at 3. Check out Bruno's video below.

  1. The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
    Bruno MarsThe Lazy Songup 1 7 weeks in chart [Elektra]3 clips available
  2. status2Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & Goonrock) - LMFAO
    LMFAOParty Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & Goonrock)down 1 8 weeks in chart [Interscope]1 clip available
  3. status3Where Them Girls At (feat. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj) - David Guetta
    David GuettaWhere Them Girls At (feat. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj)non-mover 2 weeks in chart [Positiva/Virgin]2 clips available
  4. status4Give Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer) - Pitbull
    PitbullGive Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer)up 8 4 weeks in chart [J]
  5. status5Beautiful People (feat. Benny Benassi) - Chris Brown
    Chris BrownBeautiful People (feat. Benny Benassi)down 1 8 weeks in chart [Sony Music]

Adele Tickets 

Thu, 06/09/11 7:00 p.m.
Hollywood Palladium
Los Angeles, CA
Priced from: $263

Arctic Monkeys Tickets
Fri, 06/03/11 8:00 p.m.
Hollywood Palladium
Los Angeles, CA
Priced from: $53
228 tickets left


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

Need an Immigration lawyer? Try one of these. I can honestly say using a lawyer speeds up the process tenfold.

Gil Brito of Beltran Brito sponsored our Royal Wedding Party and 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. or call on 305-860-4050 for a free consultation.

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. He has helped many BRITS IN LA through the citizenship application and is very thorough and no nonsense. You can reach him on 818 981 0352 or Email him at

Need a website? 

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.


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."


has opened it’s doors and it is beautiful, see below. 8901 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

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: Rates are increasing in the coming months as you may have seen in recent news.
Now is an ideal time to review or amend your current health insurance plan to avoid or minimize these increases.
Adam Beach is highly experienced with both Group/Business and Individual health Insurance. I would highly
recommend sitting down with him for a consultation as he is a fully licensed Financial Advisor and can evaluate your insurance options. He has managed to save many of us considerably on our monthly insurance cost! Please contact Adam on: 310.773.7939 or


CARASOIN DAY SPA is one of only a few spots in town to carry Elemis products. Amazing decor and top of the range equipment - - Ask for Tom or Lena. Also offering an Exclusive 20% off luxurious Spa Treatments. Please call 310 855 0105 or see their website for the full spa menu and further information. Must mention the Brits In LA Newsletter / Anglo Files Blog

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If you get a free minute check out the posts from our contributors for The Anglo Files
We have Eatwell with Farwell from the lovely Claire, plus From Across The Pond from Fiona back in the UK. Chad is posting his fitness tips and Brit make up artist Lynn has been telling us all how to look lovely with minimal effort! and now Audrey's Design tips! If you would like to contribute to our blog please send us a request at

Hope to see you at Breakfast Club on Tuesday!

Cheers Craig



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