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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...

Cross Channel Swim – Kieren Stephens talks training
Cross Channel Swim – Kieren Stephens talks training

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, one of those taking...

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...