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Spring in Los Angeles means BritWeek! This year's program officially kicks off on April 21st with a Gala Dinner benefiting Malaria No More. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be guest of honor at this exclusive event that will raise funds and awareness to eliminate deaths from malaria. Among other high profile events will be a star-studded, red-carpet Champagne Reception to Celebrate the Launch of BritWeek2009 hosted by the British Consul General. This was a highlight last year�visit our photo gallery for many celebrity sightings!

BritWeek once again features film, TV, music, sport, theatre, retail, fashion, the arts, BAFTA/LA's annual awards dinner celebrating British comedy and a Celebrity Soccer Match at Home Depot Center in conjunction with the LA Galaxy. This year we have added science, food and automotive events as well as a Filmmakers Forum round table discussion with entertainment industry leaders...and more!

Visit the monthly calendar to find numerous events with a British flavor in addition to the official BritWeek events listed below

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BritWeek2009 Events at a Glance

Thursday, April 16 The Race for Green held in the margins of the Long Beach Grand Prix
Tuesday, April 21 Formal start of BritWeek. Tony Blair Gala Dinner Benefiting Malaria No More
April 21-22 Jeff Beck Live at the El Rey Theatre
Thursday, April 23 The Organic Pharmacy / Smythson celebration in Beverly Hills
Thursday, April 23 Red-carpet Champagne Launch Reception hosted by the British Consul General
Thursday, April 23 Joss Stone Live at Club Nokia
Thursday, April 23 UB40 Live at the House of Blues, Sunset Strip
April 23 - 30 UK Features at the Newport Beach Film Festival
Friday, April 24 Filmmaker's Forum: Over There
Saturday, April 25 Karen Millen In-store Event
Saturday, April 25 Music Industry Reception
Sunday, April 26 Sunday Roast at Palihouse
April 26-29 MUSEXPO 2009 Conference
Monday, April 27 British Astrophysicists Lecture at Griffith Observatory
Monday, April 27 Book signing by Oscar-winning film producer Michael Deeley
Tuesday, April 28 Poetry is in the Streets: Stunning wall art from around the world
April 28 & 30 Pub Darts Tournaments
April 29 - May 13 Alan Aldridge Opening Reception and Exhibition
Thursday, April 30 Sweet Live at the House of Blues
Friday, May 1 Emma Ferreira Gallery Artist's Reception
Saturday, May 2 BritNight with the LA Galaxy Celebrity Soccer: Britain vs. the Rest of the World
Saturday, May 2 Genlux Magazine Event
Sunday, May 3 British American Business Council, Orange County Garden Party
Sunday, May 3 Katie Melua Live at Hotel Cafe
Wednesday, May 6 Cool Britannia: From Classic to Contemporary, the BABC LA/BritWeek Party at the Petersen Automotive Museum
Thursday, May 7 BABC OC Golf Tournament at Tustin Ranch Golf Club
Thursday, May 7 Keith Emerson Live at the House of Blues
Friday, May 8 BAFTA/LA British Comedy Festival
Saturday, May 9 Cricket: Britain vs. Australia
May 14-16 Classical Mystery Tour / Music of the Beatles

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