What is our In the Cloud virtual festival?

Our In the Cloud festival was a resounding success!

Now’s your chance to get a festival pass to the Back Up community’s biggest party of the year. Our In the Cloud festival, running from November 11-14 is four fantastic days of fun virtual sessions – from a baking masterclass to live podcasts, finishing with the all important Back Up Awards Ceremony on Saturday evening.

Your festival pass will include access to events throughout the festival, as well as a wonderful hamper with drinks and snacks to enjoy.

Read on to discover what we have in store.

Baking session with Eric Lanlard
Join Eric Lanlard, Master Pâtissier, for a virtual baking class. Eric has earned himself an international reputation for superlative baked creations for an impressive A-list clientele – you really will be learning from the best.

Wellbeing and fitness classes
Throughout the week we will be hosting a range of wellbeing and fitness classes. Take some time out for yourself and feel refreshed.

Cooking demonstration with caterer Rebecca Michael
Rebecca Michael, owner of Compliments Catering, has over 20 years’ catering experience for all types of bespoke events. We will send you a list of ingredients in advance of the session so you can cook along with this excellent demonstration.

Cocktail masterclass with Goat Chelsea
Mix up some delicious beverages at home with this cocktail masterclass. During this session the host will talk you through making different cocktails in your own home with equipment you can find in the kitchen.

A Life Less Ordinary: Live
Sophie Elwes will be joining us to host a live session of her fantastic podcast, A Life Less Ordinary. In each episode of her podcast Sophie interviews an extraordinary guest who has faced and overcome enormous challenges and adversity, and is achieving incredible things in spite of what they have been through. Keep an eye on our social media to find out who she will interview.

Hayman’s Gin Tasting
Upgrade your ticket for just £20 extra to include our exclusive Hayman’s Gin Tasting experience, which will take place on Friday evening. With this gin tasting pass, you will receive a set of delicious miniature gins in your hamper for the tasting.

Back Up Awards Ceremony
Don’t miss our annual Back Up awards ceremony on the Saturday evening! Every year at the Ball we take the opportunity to recognise the incredible work and support of our volunteers and fundraisers. Since we can’t be together in person, we’ve decided to celebrate our supporters in a virtual ceremony.

This year more than ever we have needed your support and we cannot wait to announce the winners and give them a massive virtual round of applause!

There’s still time to get your tickets to this event. Don’t miss out, visit our website to get yours. By buying these tickets, you are helping fund our life-changing services for everyone affected by spinal cord injury.

This event was kindly sponsored by Hollister Inc and Eversholt Rail