Event Calendar


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April 4-26 LACMA will screen British films in its theatre each weekend, celebrating A Sterling Legacy: British Directors in Hollywood
April 4-May 4 US Premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's Snake in the Grass, a thriller with a supernatural twist, at the Matrix Theatre in Hollywood
April 5- May 10 Zavier Ellis and Simon Rumley present New London School at the Mark Moore Gallery in Santa Monica
April 17- May 17 Jason Martin Exhibition at the LA Louver in Venice
Friday, April 25 8 am: As part of the British American Business Council Los Angeles' Distinguished Speaker Series, Lord Peter Levene, Chairman of Lloyds of London, will speak on Entertainment Related Insurance and the Global Economy at the Regency Club in West Los Angeles.
April 25-26 Anglo-American Exchange in Postwar Sculpture, 1945-1975 Symposium at the Getty Center
Saturday, April 26 3:30 to 6:30 pm: Official 50th Anniversary Celebration of the British Consul General's Residence
Monday, April 28 BAFTA/LA Comedy Awards finalist screening (one each of top Film and top TV Show) at Writers Guild of America
Tuesday, April 29 MUSEXPO BritWeek Breakfast at Hyatt West Hollywood
Tuesday, April 29 BAFTA/LA Comedy Awards finalist screening (one each of top Film and top TV Show) at Writers Guild of America
Wednesday, April 30 BAFTA/LA Comedy Awards finalist screening (one each of top Film and top TV Show) at Directors Guild of America
Thursday, May 1 BAFTA/LA Comedy Awards Gala at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills
May 2-30 Exhibition of 50 Years of Britain and Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center; panels produced by Arnold and Isolde Schwartzman
Friday, May 2 7:30 pm: David Lean 100th Birthday Film Retrospective at the Egyptian Theatre hosted by film historian David Thomson
Saturday, May 3 7:30 pm: The British in Hollywood, from Charlie Chaplin to the present day, with host Michael York, OBE
Saturday, May 3 8 pm: Joss Stone to perform at Virgin Megastore in Hollywood. Call the store at (323) 769-8520 to confirm the time.
Sunday, May 4 7:30 pm: Screening of Truly, Madly, Deeply at the Egyptian Theatre, in tribute to Director Anthony Minghella
Sunday, May 4 Duran Duran Concert at the Nokia Theatre
Monday, May 5 7 pm: London Art Deco lecture and book signing at the Pacific Design Center by Oscar Winning Filmmaker Arnold Schwartzman OBE
Tuesday, May 6 12 pm: Merrick Baker-Bates (CMG), Distinguished Diplomat and former British Consul General in Los Angeles will speak on life as a bag carrier in the cause of international understanding, at Lawry's the Prime Rib Restaurant.
May 6 - 7 The London Philharmonia Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Wednesday, May 7 7:30 pm: David Lean's Brief Encounter and Great Expectations at the Aero Theatre
May 7 - 8 Brits Give Back: Community Outreach for the children of LA's BEST
Thursday, May 8 7:30 pm: David Lean's A Passage to India at the Aero Theatre
May 8 - 15 Melinda Lerner Photo Exhibit at Ames on Montana
May 9 4:30 - 7:30 pm: Melinda Lerner Reception at Ames on Montana, across the street from the Aero Theatre
Friday, May 9 7:30 pm: David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia at the Aero Theatre
Friday, May 9 8 pm: MyAwol.com music showcase at Molly Malone’s, featuring i-94 and Windy City Gentleman
Saturday, May 10 3 pm: David Lean's Oliver Twist Family Matinee at the Aero Theatre
Saturday, May 10 4:40 pm: Showbiz Soccer game, live music by UK bands, British Food and Drink, followed by a Major League game of soccer between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the New York Red Bulls at 7:30 pm.
Saturday, May 10 7:30 pm: David Lean's Doctor Zhivago at the Aero Theatre
Sunday, May 11 7:30 pm: David Lean's Ryan's Daughter at the Aero Theatre
Wednesday, May 14 7:30 pm: David Lean's The Bridge on the River Kwai at the Aero Theatre
Thursday, May 15 7:30 pm: David Lean's Summertime and This Happy Breed at the Aero Theatre
Saturday, May 17 5 to 9 pm:Opening Reception for 5 week David Ashwell Exhibition at Bergamot Station
Sunday, May 18 Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena hosts a special Afternoon Tea in conjuction with Bloom Where Planted, benefiting their school in Kenya and an Orphan Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
Tuesday, May 27 Thomas Ades conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall