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Brits in LA Breakfast Club supported by Air New Zealand - Every Tuesday at Cecconi's

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Every Tuesday at Cecconi's in West Hollywood

Everyone Welcome - You don't need to be British, you just have to like us!

Every Tuesday Rain or Shine
Come join us for our weekly Breakfast Club this morning at Cecconi's West Hollywood Click on this link for full details plus info on the great discounts  that we have set up with   Air New Zealand

or email us at ANZCodes@britsin.lato receive the current discount codes for flight with Air New Zealand



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Goodbye from him and hello to her - Weekly musings

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It’s goodbye from him….and hello to herJune 24, 2017 9:50 am· Every three and half to four years, the British residence gets a brand new Consul General and Deputy Consul General. About a month ago we bid farewell to Bernie Greene and welcomed Collette Weston, who has jumped right into the thick of things. She has already been to our weekly Breakfast Blub to meet members and she hosted a wonderful celebration for gay pride at the Abbey earlier this month, as well as attending a screening of British short films at the Soho House.Collette has even enjoyed an evening at the ballet. The new C-G seems to settling in nicely and I’m glad we are all making her feel welcome. Departing British C-G Chris O’Connor (above, with Helen Mirren) was a tireless promoter of British culture and business in Los Angeles It was also time to say goodbye to Chris O’Connor who has not only thrown some fabulous parties at his home for the last number of years but has also supported some of our wonderful causes an…

Meet a Member: Evelyn Cantacuzène-Spéransky

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Meet a Member: Evelyn Cantacuzène-SpéranskyMeet Evelyn Cantacuzène-Spéransky from Calvin (Geneva, Switzerland) who moved to Los Angeles earlier this year. What made you decide to move to LA? After chilly Geneva I am happy to be in a warmer climate. And I am able to continue my work as an independent curator and events organizer. What was your first impression of Los Angeles? I loved the positive attitude and energy that one finds here. It is very stimulating to be surrounded for the most part with people in the creative industries. When in London, I was “mother to 3,000 drunken artists” and chief bottle washer at the Chelsea Arts Club, a private members’ club for artists’ and it is great to be back amongst likeminded individuals in this little liberal bubble. What do you miss most from home? What I do miss about Geneva is the beauty of the lake, the ferry that takes you from one side to another and in London the green parks, the latter I have now swopped for the desert landscape of Runyo…