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18th August 10:00am-2:00pm

Polo The Sport of Kings

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You are invited to a spectacular day of Polo with Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles at Will Rogers Polo Field to enjoy the sport of kings. Thrill to galloping polo ponies as they careen around the field carrying their riders who strive to connect mallet with ball and score that elusive goal. Bring your own chair, food, and preferred beverage(s). Parking is $12 per vehicle. More infomation contact. Kimberlee Bradford, kvbbradford@gmail.com  (310) 614-0814  Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles. Saint Andrew's Society of Los Angeles, 3836 Goodland Avenue, Studio City, CA 91604
Will Rogers State Park. 1501 Will Rogers State Park Road. Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 

19th August 8:00 pm
An Claidheamh

The Celtic Arts Center Monday Happenings Irish Dance Free Workshop Every Monday 8:00-9:00 p.m. (Donated Food & ’Nibbles’ welcomed by all!) No-Host Bar, "Ar scáth a chéile a mhairimid" (We all exist in each other's shadow) Tuilleadh eolais/Further information: www.celticartscenter.com
The office at (818) 769-9805 The Mayflower Club. http://www.mayflowerclub.com
11110 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91606

19th Aug 6:30 pm

Trivia Night

At O'Brien's Irish Pub every Monday night The Sports Pub with the Irish Heart 2226 Wilshire Blvd. (At 23rd/Across from Whole Foods) Santa Monica, CA  310 829-5303 www.obriensla.com

19th Aug 7:00 pm
Trivia Night @ Robin Hood Pub
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Come visit this watering hole for a fun night with Brit beers on tap, dining area serving pub food, games & British shop next door. 13640 Burbank Blvd, Sherman Oaks, California
818 994-6045

 

19th Aug 8:00 pm
MG Club @ The Olde Ship
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The MG Club is dedicated to the enjoyment of these classic British sports cars
Membership is open to anyone, whether or not an MG owner
So please join us at The Olde Ship. 1120 W. 17th Street. Santa Ana, Ca 92706
tel: 714 550-6700 Website: www.theoldeship.com 


 

20th August
Weekly Breakfast Club

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Every Tuesday They host a Breakfast Club at Cecconi’s Restaurant in West Hollywood.  This is a great place to meet  the group, make new friends and build on that sense of community.No need to make a reservation just stop in, pay the hostess and join a table. Breakfast is only  $15* (full English) including the tax and tip – (please bring cash) This includes Free bottomless tea and coffee and free valet. Last orders 11am. There is HP Sauce and Marmite knocking around on the tables. If Craig and Eileen aren't in attendance ask for Bernard (The mayor of breakfast club and the friendliest man in the world) For more details contact Eileen Lee: britsinla@gmail.com Cecconi’s Restaurant. 8764 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood,CA 90048  Tel: 310 432 2000 http://www.britsin.la Tuesday.

20th August 6:30am
Mayflower Day Time Club

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Every Tuesday the members of the Mayflower club meet to play Bingo, Canasta. If you would like to play Bridge please call the office so. That they can set the right numbers for a table. Lunch is served at noon and the menu is always a delight.
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All are Welcome For more details and directions please call The office at (818) 769-9805 The Mayflower Club. http://www.mayflowerclub.com 
11110 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91606

20th August 6:30am
Cat and Fiddle

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Brits In LA Quiz
Pub Quiz Night & The Cat and Fiddle Restaurant & Pub
“Every Tuesday at The Cat and Fiddle Restaurant & Pub at their location on Highland Ave. just introduce yourself to Sandro Monetti your quizmaster! Arrive before 8pm to get settled. If you need a team to join we will find you one, just get there around 7.50pm - no need to be clever and not all questions are British so it pays to have a diverse team. Free to play but we do ask that you make a purchase from the bar of menu. First prize is $75 and there are lots of other prizes to be had including a round of drinks and a gift voucher to spend at The Cat & Fiddle  Visit https://www.thecatandfiddle.com/ to peruse their menu - lots of British dishes including Sausage Rolls, Scotch Eggs, Pies and Crumble & Custard!  The Cat and Fiddle Restaurant & Pub. 742 N Highland Ave. Los Angeles, CA 9003 www.TheCatandFiddle.com Street parking after 7pm $7 Valet 
Email us at BritsinLA@gmail.com if you have any questions”

20th August 7:00pm
Tacos and Triva


At the Red Leprechaun the classic Irish-American pub with eats and craft pints, California wines & occasional live music.
So why not come on down for an evening of Factual and Fictional Fun and Tracy's Taco Bar.
Trivia Hostes by Ed Bell and Royce
The Red Leprechaun.  4000 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804

 

21st August 7:00pm
Dixon Scottish Cultural Ass in Dixon CA.


Dixon Scottish is a non-profit community organization dedicated to promoting the culture, education and entertainment of Scotland. Meetings are 7 p.m., on the third Wednesday of each month, at the American Legion Hall, 1305 North First Street, Dixon, CA Its annual Scottish Highland games are on the last Saturday in September at the Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 South First Street, Dixon, CA.   All are welcome to attend! Next DSCA meetings are: The DixoScottish club's Robert Burns Supper in on the first Saturday in February at the Davis Masonic Lodge Hall, 1655 Da Vinci Court, Davis, CA.
For details, visit www.scotsindixon.org. or E-mail kiltguy@aol.com

24th August 6:00pm
Irish Art


Steve O'Loughlin will be talking about his completed Holy Nativity Altar Piece at the church of the Holy Nativity.
His band the Praties will be playing lively music afterwards, Steve will give an art talk and answer any questions about his work.
At 8:30 there will be a wonderful light show where images are projected onto the walls of the church and artwork.
The Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, 6700 W. 83rd Street Los Angeles. Phone: 1-310-670-4777

25th August 1:00 to 5:00pm
British Isles Family History Society USAt


Family History Society – U.S.A. meetings are free, open to the public, and typically held on the fourth Sunday of the each month (except December).at the Los Angeles Family History, Library, 10741 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90025.  More information atwww.bifhsusa.org  or contact president@bifhsusa.org

25th August 1:00pm
CIACLA Sessions

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Aare a monthly series of informal social gatherings that offers a platform for performance (in all styles and mediums), from storytelling and music, to dance,
theatre and literature. CIACLA are inclusive events to bring  people together to socialize and celebrate a unique part of Irish culture. An event to showcase local talent; everyone is invited to participate and/or observe. All genres and styles are welcome. Everyone has something to contribute. CIACLA Sessions are organized by Sinéad Finnerty-Pyne; CIACLA's Community Engagement Officer.  Interested in taking part. Telephone: 424 387-5484 CIACLA
Suite B1, Bergamot Station.  2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

 

25th August
LA Traditional Music Society


Dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of traditional Folk Music, dance and the related folk arts. Group meets fourth Sunday of every month at 16953 Ventura Blvd, Encino, 91316 (San Fernando Valley)
www.ctmsfolkmusic.org

27th August 4:30 pm
Austin Healeys gathering

Brits at Fuddrucker's

For the past several months AHA Austin Healeys have been meeting with other classics and muscles cars on the last Tuesday of the month.They meet at 4:30 PM at the entrance to Fuddrucker's on El Toro in Lake Forest in order to park together.Other Healey's and Brits are encouraged to join us. Check our website calendar for other events. Note that not all events on our calendar feature Brit cars. Membership in our club ( Austin Healey Association) does not require car ownership. for more details please contact George McHarris. gmcharris@hotmail.com www.austin-healey.org
ollywood,CA 90048  Tel: 310 43 2000 http://www.britsin.la Tuesday.

 

28th August 6:30pm
Caledonion Club Business meeting

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Business meeting fourth Wednesday of the month
6:30 refreshments and program 7:00 Business meeting More information at 916 539 8931 Sharon Young  rsharonyoung@gmail.com Location:  Odd Fellows Lodge,1831 Howe Avenue, Sacramento Ca.

29th August 11:30pm - 2:00pm
The Britannia Connection

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Hold monthly meetings on the last Thursday of each month, they are a nonprofit local service club, founded in 2013. Who engage in charitable fundraising, while also promoting fellowship among ladies of British and Commonwealth heritage, and anyone with an an interest in British culture living in Southern California. For further information, contact President: Vanessa A. Caldwell, Telephone: 760-598-2602 or 208-871-9644. E-Mail: pinkbeemk@yahoo.com Treasurer: Susannah Levicki. Telephone: 951-691-2048. E-Mail: susannahsellsrealestate@gmail.com Where: Golf Club of California.  3742 Flowerwood Lane. Fallbrook, CA 92028

29th August

Games kick off night


Grab your kilt or tartan and join PBFSCO on Thursday evening August 29th at Main Street Brewery in downtown Pleasanton for our annual kick off to
The Caledonian Club of San Francisco’s Scottish Highland Gathering and Games weekend. It is a Scottish evening of music, dance, fun and merriment to put you in the Games groove! No host food and beverage available for purchase from Main Street Brewery.
Hope to see you on the 29th!
Yours aye,
Steve Lind
President, Pleasanton-Blairgowrie-Fergus Sister City Organization (PBFSCO)
The purpose of PBFSCO is to promote understanding and friendship between the citizens of Pleasanton, Blairgowrie, and Fergus and their respective regions,
and to encourage and facilitate the exchange of people and culture between the communities. 

29th August to 1st September

Annual North American Festival of Wales

The North American Festival of Wales is held in a different location each year, in either the US or Canada on the shared Labor Day holiday weekend. This year prepare yourself for four full days of song, merriment and camaraderie with old and new friends, celebrating the life, heritage and culture of Wales in Rochester, New York. To open the event on Thursday: A musical performance by Sera Owen, bilingual folk singer-songwriter from North Wales and whose music is featured in the BAFTA Cymru winning film, Dancing in Circles. Friday the National Welsh American Foundation Gala Awards Banquet will honor Catrin Brace, Member of the Welsh Assembly Government and outstanding bass-baritone Steffan Lloyd Owen who is also performing with the 2017 Welsh Opera. At the Saturday evening Grand Concert we are privileged to have the award winning Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir with soloist John Owen Jones, record-breaking West End and Broadway actor and singer.  Day activities include presenters from Wales and North America on Welsh language, music, dance, films, customs, historic and contemporary issues including "Time and Tide: Lady Rhondda and the Lusitania" presented by David Evan Thomas, an Eisteddfod competition, a children’s program, a silent auction and marketplace offering Welsh cakes, tea, books and gifts. Local tours will include the Eastman house, historic Erie Canal, Rockwell Museum and Keuka Winery. Every evening will close singing old Welsh favorites. Sunday concludes with a bi-lingual service followed by the 87th Gymanfa Ganu (rousing song fest).We promise a Welsh experience that will not be forgotten. The North American Festival of Wales is sponsored by the Welsh North American Association.

For full details of the Festival visit www.nafow.org

 

1st September

Irish Centers's monthly get-to-gether


On the first Sunday of each month  the Irish Center holds an informal “get together luncheon”At Hill Street Café, 3301 N. Glenoaks Blvd, Easy to find, between Hollywood Way and Buena Vista on Glenoaks. (Right next to St Leon’s Cathedral).A separate dining room for 40-50 people. Park beside the building. Order what you want—a cup of coffee to full lunch—and pay yourself. Please do make reservations by calling Bridget Hana at 818 249 7911. Bring your musical instrument or song book. Always fun, good food, good company+ singing etc. Remember, the brunch starts at 1 pm at Hill street Café, 3301 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Burbank. CA. Hill Street telephone is 818 845 0046

 

2nd September



3rd September 9:00 to 11:00am

The Friends of Ireland of Southern California

This great bunch of people  who meet for breakfast on the first Tuesday of every month.
If you would like to join them from 9.00am to 11.00am at the Katella Deli, 4470 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
RSVP  Pete
pbeireanua@att.net  714-200-7365 or Allene  allene7@verizon.net
See you there

4th September 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Belmont Shore British Car Night

Pre-1980 British car meet first Wednesday of every month. Come out for the evening, bring a friend and a British car. Cars meet near the pier in the parking lot adjacent to the Belmont shore Brewing Company.  Taste real Microbrews, dinners and great burgers for those who are hungry. Turn on Termino off Livingston to Allin St at the parking lot Details: Tim Clark: babula@peoplepc.com www.austin-healey.
For other event details please go to the Healey website calendar
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8th September 11:30am
House of Scotland
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The House of Scotland is a cultural organization whose purpose is to keep before the general public the music, traditions, history, and culture of Scotland.
While most people join because either they, their spouse or their ancestors were born in Scotland, membership application is open to any person who wishes to learn
about Scotland or Scottish culture. The House of Scotland is one of the International Cottages organized within the House of Pacific Relations to further the pursuit of "pacific"
or peaceful relations among nations.House of Scotland.Meetings are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 11.30 am at the House of Scotland, International Cottages,
Balboa Park, San Diego. Information: Dianne Schultz (dschultz@cox.net) Club President. www.houseofscotland.org


10th September

Annual picnic/potluck at the cottage
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Come to the Annual picnic/potluck and find out more.
Monthly Meeting now on the first Saturday of the month at 9:30-11:00am at the Hall of Nations.The House of England cottage is also open every Sunday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.Please drop in for a spot of tea and a chance to learn a bit about the history and traditions of England. President HPR Delegate Fran Weekley  fweekle@cox.net House of England, Balboa Park Hall of Nations, House of Pacific Relations

House of England annual picnic/potluck at the cottage on Tuesday September 10th
( no meeting on Saturday Sept 7th)

10th September 11:30am -1:00pm
Caledonian Club

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2nd Tuesday Lunch 11:30 - 1:00 pm, Streets of London Pub 18th and J, Sacramento. CA
Parking in restaurant lot. No host. No program. Wonderful people breaking pasta together and enjoying great company. Sponsored by the Caledonian Club and the Shamrock Club of Sacramento and invite interested people to join them for a no-host Informal lunch. There is no formal program, and the purpose is simply to get people together who have an interest in things Celtic, Many work, and this is one of the few events they attend. There is no charge for attending .Also, let's wear our kilts and test the rumor that that entitles us to a dollar off a beer. Over the years the Shamrocks and Caledonians have shared hosting this party, enjoying this season of fellowship and good will. Guests welcome.Events posted as they become available. Please wear your name badge. More information at 916 539 8931 Sharon Young  rsharonyoung@gmail.com
There is parking on the street or in back of the pub. Please join Callie and Shamrock clubs and guests for a jabberfest.  And maybe even some Scottish eggs.

 

10th September 7:00pm
Western Sierra Celtic Society
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The Western Sierra Celtic Society meets monthly at 7 p.m., on the second Tuesday of each month, at Murphys Irish Pub, 415 Main Street, downtown Murphy,CA. about  60 miles east of Stockton. A free program on Irish or Scottish history will be presented at the end of each club membership meeting. For details, please visit www.SierraCelts.org or e-mail kiltguy@aol.com


12th Septenber 6:00am -8:00pm
The Power of Global Etiquette


Join the British American Business Council of Los Angeles, for a panel discussion on "The Power of Global Etiquette" and get a better understanding of different cultural etiquette and manners that will be useful in building and enhancing international global business relationships.  
Members: $35:00 Non-members: $45:00  (current members, please email info@babcla.org for member code) **one glass of wine and light appetizers included in ticket price** opening remarks by Ninoska French, CEO of International Cultural Connection (ICC) - an agency that focuses on providing cultural and education seminars to national and international professionals, executives, government officials and students. ICC serves as a liaison for groups by arranging visits, meetings, seminars and tours to desired businesses, organizations, universities, entertainment venues and many other highly sought after locations. These seminars strive to enhance both the client and the host understanding of each others businesses and cultures.
Moderated by BABC LA President, Dan Rutstein
PANEL MEMBERS.
Barbara Costa Martins - Founder of Costa & Martins, an exclusive and internationally acclaimed Etiquette, Protocol, and Cross-Cultural Intelligence company headquartered in Los Angeles and London. Born in Europe, raised in Southeast Asia, Barbara has established clientele across four Continents (USA, Europe, Asia, and Africa). C&M clients have included LVMH, Remy Martin, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lancôme, world leaders, celebrities, UHNWI, members of the Royal Families from UAE and Saudi Arabia, Fortune 500 companies, and more. Yuko Kaifu - Current President of Japan House LA. Her outstanding resume includes working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, official interpreter for Japanesedignitaries including the Empress and Prime Minister of Japan, interpreted for foreign dignitaries including HM Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, President Ronald Reagan, President George W. Bush, to name a few. She was appointed a Consul at the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles back in 2001.
S P O N S O R E D  B Y:
Royal Office Solutions represents many different hardware and software manufacturers providing clients with a broad-range of products and services to choose from, with a focus on developing the most cost efficient option for your business.
JAPAN HOUSE LA.  
An innovative, worldwide project conceived by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With three hubs, London, Los Angeles, and São Paulo, it seeks to nurture a deeper understanding and appreciation of Japan in the international community. JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles occupies two floors at Hollywood & Highland.  Level 2 features a gallery space, while Level 5 hosts a Japanese restaurant, relaxing library, and event venue, along with spectacular views of Hollywood and Downtown  Los Angeles. JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles offers a place of new discovery that transcends the physical and conceptual boundaries, creating experiences that reflect the  best of Japan through its spaces and diverse programs.
Japan House. 6801 Hollywood Blvd. (On the 5th level of the Hollywood & Highland complex)
British American Business Council Los Angeles. More infomation info@babcla.org