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Backup announces Hardship Fund
Backup announces Hardship Fund

In light of the devastating impact of COVID-19, Backup – The Technical Entertainment Charity, is announcing the creation of a separate initial Hardship Fund, which will provide limited financial assistance...

Backup Pumpkin Challenge back for 2020
Backup Pumpkin Challenge back for 2020

The #BackupPumpkinChallenge is on again this year, for full details on the design competition and its categories click here

West End stars and theatre’s technical entertainment companies come together to support industry family
West End stars and theatre’s technical entertainment companies come together to support industry family

Each Wednesday from 9th to 30th September, a dazzling line-up of the West End’s most well-loved singers will perform alongside some of theatre’s top musicians in West End Unplugged (live...

backup newsletter summer 2020
backup newsletter summer 2020

Read all the latest news from Backup in our Summer 2020 Newsletter

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...

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…