Transformaing lives after spinal cord injury

City Dinner


"It was a pleasure to be there and I had a fantastic evening."

— Lewis Moody, decorated Lion and Rugby World Cup winner


Back Up’s prestigious City Dinner offers you the perfect opportunity to enjoy a wonderful evening in a fantastic venue alongside superb company while supporting the vital work of Back Up.

When: Thursday 4th May 2017

Where: Merchant Taylors Hall., 30 Threadneedle Street, EC2R 8JB

Time: 6.30pm - 01.00am (bar opens from 5.30pm)

Dress code: Black tie

Attracting guests from many City firms, retailers and the legal sector, the event in 2016 was an incredible success and raised an outstanding £130,000 for the charity.

Taking place in Merchant Taylors Hall in the City of London, it features an auction hosted by Christie’s auctioneer David Elswood. Amongst the guests who have supported Back Up at the City Dinner are rugby union stars Ben Cohen, Lewis Moody and James Haskell. Eric Lanlard, celebrity pâtissier and committee member of Back Up’s City Dinner, is also a regular supporter.

Next year, the City Dinner will be taking place on Thursday 4th May. Save the date in your calendars and don’t miss out on a great event and a opportunity to support our amazing charity.

If you would like more information or wish to support Back Up’s City Dinner, please contact our Events team on 020 8875 1805 or email

Take a look at last year's fabulous event:


Photos: Linda Scuizzato

Video: The Distillery



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