Other Events

Friday, April 25: Lord Levene, Chairman of Lloyds of London, will speak on Entertainment Related Insurance and the Global Economy.

As part of its Distinguished Speaker Series, the British American Business Council Los Angeles is pleased to announce a Business Breakfast with Lord Levene on Friday, April 25th. He will speak on Entertainment Related Insurance and “The Global Economy & The Current Economic Cycle, including The Challenges of Global Competition and The Rise of Offshore and Emerging Markets.“

Friday, April 25, 2008
8:00 to 9:30am
The Regency Club
10900 Wilshire Boulevard • Los Angeles, California, 90024
BABC LA Members $45 • Non-Members $55
For further information or to attend this event, please register online, or contact the BABC LA at 310.312.1962 or info@babcla.org

April 24 - 27: Rising Phoenix Morris, an English dancing group located in Los Angeles, will host ALE, a weekend Festival of Morris Dance that will tour Oxnard, Ventura and parts of Los Angeles. At 8 pm on Thursday, April 24th they will dance at Huntington Beach on the Main Plaza next to the beach, and on Sunday, April 27th they will dance at Malibu Inn on PCH from 1 to 3 pm. Check the following websites for additional times and information: www. TheCaliforniaAle.info and www.RisingPhoenixMorris.org

Saturday, May 3rd: Rosie Lee Imports in downtown Ventura will celebrate Britweek2008 with samples and demonstrations. The shop carries a wide selection of British imports, including food, gifts and memorabilia.
673 East Main Street , Ventura CA 93001 (805) 643-5832

Tuesday, May 6th: The Los Angeles Branch of the English-Speaking Union of the United States cordially invites all members and their guests to meet

Merrick Baker-Bates: Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) Distinguished Diplomat and former British Consul General in Los Angeles.
In Reflections, Mr. Merrick Baker-Bates will look back on life as a bag carrier in the cause of international understanding.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Luncheon from 12 to 2:00pm
Lawry's the Prime Rib Restaurant
100 N. La Cienega Boulevard • Beverly Hills, California, 90211
$47 per person

For further information or to attend this event, visit www.esula.org or call 323-463-7898. Kindly RSVP by Tuesday. April 29, 2008.

May 8 - 15: British Photographer Melinda Lerner will exhibit her work at Ames on Montana: 1333 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica.

From 4:30 - 7:30 pm on Friday, May 9, there will be a wine and cheese reception at Ames with a personal appearance by Melinda Lerner just prior to the screening of Lawrence of Arabia at the Aero Theatre (right across the street).

Sunday, May 18th: Established nearly 30 years ago, Rose Tree Cottage, a traditional English Tea Room and Shop in Pasadena, serves Afternoon Tea at 1:00, 2:30 & 4:00 Tuesday through Sunday (reservations are required). In conjunction with Britweek and coinciding with the launch of Bloom Where Planted benefiting their school in Kenya and an Orphan Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, Rose Tree Cottage will host an authentic British High Tea, Aga Cooker demonstration and Barbour fashion show, complete with classic British cars and a British Brass Band.

828 E. California Boulevard • Pasadena, CA 91106
Tel. (626) 793-3337 • www.rosetreecottage.com