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Backup Trustee Alan Jacobi LVO
Backup Trustee Alan Jacobi LVO

It is with profound sadness that Backup has lost one of its founding members and most valued Trustees – Alan Jacobi (AJ) – Managing Director and Founder of Unusual Rigging, who passed...

Covid-19 – a message from the Trustees
Covid-19 – a message from the Trustees

Dear Colleagues, The challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic is presenting are hard for all of us. We are fully aware of its effect on our industry, which is acute. Like...

Backup Autumn 2019 Newsletter
Backup Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Read all the latest news from Backup in our Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Nomadic Numpties return from Mongol Rally with over £6,000 for Backup
Nomadic Numpties return from Mongol Rally with over £6,000 for Backup

After ten weeks on the road, having covered over 18,000 miles in their trusty car Poppy, which some might think was a wholly unsuitable vehicle, on September 27th the Nomadic...

Backup Pumpkin Challenge
Backup Pumpkin Challenge

  Here is an excuse to unleash your creativity in aid of Backup! Backup is launching the Backup Pumpkin Challenge, a competition to help raise awareness of the Charity in...

Kartfest 2019 Backup’s most successful event to date
Kartfest 2019 Backup’s most successful event to date

Five years on from the original 14 teams and £7,000 raised, Kartfest 2019 sold out in less than two weeks with 34 teams taking part and, at the end of...

Bryan Leitch
Bryan Leitch

You will have read with great sadness that Bryan Leitch, the legendary Production and Lighting Designer died peacefully on Tuesday 23rd April. His work over thirty years covered many of...

Backup Newsletter Spring 2019
Backup Newsletter Spring 2019

Read all the latest news from Backup in our Spring 2019 Newsletter

Event News 2019
Event News 2019

  We have some backup Event news!!! Read about the Fundraising Events that we and others have planned for the coming year here… 

Two intrepid teams take up the Mongol Rally challenge for Backup
Two intrepid teams take up the Mongol Rally challenge for Backup

Two intrepid teams take up the Mongol Rally challenge for Backup In July this year, two teams are taking part in the 2019 Mongol Rally, all in aid of raising...

Backup’s super September
Backup’s super September

Over £25,000 raised for UK charity Thanks to the incredible generosity of Ambersphere, Clay Paky, DiGiCo, Lightpower Collection and PLASA, backup– The Technical Entertainment Charity has received donations in excess...

Backup Autumn Newsletter
Backup Autumn Newsletter

You can now view the recent backup Autumn Newsletter online here For a roundup on backup’s year to date!