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Industry Representatives to Cycle to PLASA Show for Backup
Industry Representatives to Cycle to PLASA Show for Backup

A group of industry representatives will cycle from Chippenham to London Olympia on Saturday 15 September to increase awareness of mental health within the entertainment and events industries. All donations...

Backup’s Kart-Fest 2018 raises £23,500!
Backup’s Kart-Fest 2018 raises £23,500!

On a hot and sweaty day at beginning of July, the industry rose to the occasion for backup– the technical entertainment charity, with the charity’s fourth annual karting challenge, Kart-Fest...

Support backup with AmazonSmile
Support backup with AmazonSmile

At the end of last year, Amazon launched AmazonSmile and invited registered charities to join. Backup has now become one of AmazonSmile’s recipients, which makes it easy for you to...

DiGiCo acknowledged for ongoing support
DiGiCo acknowledged for ongoing support

DiGiCo has been acknowledged for its ongoing support of backup -The technical entertainment charity by being presented with the backup Platinum Donation Plaque.  John Simpson- back up Chair, presented James...

Get your lycra out for the charity!
Get your lycra out for the charity!

Creative Technology and White Light have entered teams for this years Velo South. Taking place on Sunday 23rd September 2018, Velo South will take 15,000 riders of all ability levels...

Golf-Fest 2018 raises £5,500.00
Golf-Fest 2018 raises £5,500.00

The annual Live events Charity Golf day was held in basking sunshine and glorious temperatures which saw 16 teams compete for the ultimate charity golf day prize -bragging rites over...

COMFEST 2018 raises £14,000.00!
COMFEST 2018 raises £14,000.00!

What an amazing night was had by all, so many familiar faces made up the audience for the first Comfest at the Royal National Theatre, London. The Venue didn’t let...

Knight of Illumination Awards 2017
Knight of Illumination Awards 2017

Sunday 17 September marked the tenth anniversary of the prestigious Knight of Illumination (KOI) Awards, held at the Eventim Apollo in London. During the dazzling evening event, 24 highly respected designers were ‘knighted’ –...

The Lightpower Collection
The Lightpower Collection

Lightpower was founded in 1978 in Germany as a lighting rental company. Since then Lightpower has grown to be an internationally established distributor for stage and studio lighting equipment. The...

Announcing the BackUp Cross Channel Swim 2017
Announcing the BackUp Cross Channel Swim 2017

Between the 15th – 19th August 2017, four very brave employees from Crewsaders will attempt to swim the English Channel to raise funds for Backup. Kieren Stephens, Matt Tector, Jon...

Mark Pritchard reforms his band to support Backup
Mark Pritchard reforms his band to support Backup

Lighting technician Mark Pritchard recently reformed his old band – DarkSeed to raise funds for Backup. The amazing part of this story is that Mark found the time to reunite his old...

Sound engineer Ian Threlfall
Sound engineer Ian Threlfall

This story comes from freelance sound engineer Ian Threlfall. Thanks Ian – your donation is very much appreciated. On the 25th March 2016, after finishing prepping a project at Autograph...