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The British Benevolent Society of California provides aid and relief to British Citizens in need.

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Keep up to date with our activities, social and charitable events, and other updates about our organization.

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BBS Coronavirus Update

March 24, 2020

California Needs You To Stay At Home The Governor…

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Fish & Chips with the BBS
Pub Quiz Night with the BBS

Annual General Meeting 2017 Recap

May 23, 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting in April!

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Consul General Andrew Whittaker

May 19, 2017

We are thrilled to partner with Consul General Whittaker in our growing community of British expats and anglophiles.

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Curry Night with the BBS

Curry Night with the BBS

May 3, 2017

Please join us in Mill Valley at Prabh Indian Kitchen for curry and socializing with fellow BBS members!

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

March 29, 2017

The Directors and Offices of the British Benevolent Society of California cordially invite you to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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Become a BBS Member today!

March 7, 2017

Help us continue our charitable work, and enjoy the social benefits of membership, including our year-round events.

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The Mostly British Film Festival 2017

January 27, 2017

The Mostly British Film Festival heads into its 9th year with 26 new and classic feature films and documentaries from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa.

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The Journey Home Veterans Event

October 9, 2016

The Journey Home – A collaborative celebration of our veterans returning to Civilian Life

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BBS events are a great opportunity to network and meet new friends. Check out our upcoming socials.

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Did you know?

BBS President Courteney Walter Bennett rose to the aid of his fellow British countrymen affected by the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. Bennett went as far as to risk his life while attempting to save important materials and documents in the consulate office as it was ablaze.