Happy birthday to us!

Another year, another birthday. But not just any old birthday. This year Born + Raised are celebrating the big 1-0!

As the honorary party organiser extraordinaire, I made all the arrangements to take our gorgeous crew off to a secret foreign location for a long weekend, in celebration of this landmark occasion. All was booked and paid for and we were so excited, but something unexpected foiled our plans…COVID-19!

We hung on until the very last moment to see if we could still go, but sadly it was not meant to be. But nothing, not even today’s climate, can stop me from organising a good old knees-up.

So instead, we Zoomed our way to an awesome – 90s Ibiza club-themed – night. Everything was planned. A playlist was created, speeches were written. Our quiz master Howard was good to go with a prepared quiz. We even took part in TikTok challenges and had a fabulous celebratory video prepared to mark 10 years of Born + Raised. All that was left was to don our outfits and party!

Friday night saw us take to our screens for a once in a lifetime party. And oh what a party it was. By far a lockdown favourite. All our Born + Raised family were there (even the babies!) for some singing and dancing. Our very own ‘DJ Weir’ even took to the decks for a mix session. Just awesome.

It will definitely be another birthday party to remember – everyone loved it. Our next birthday will be twice as special, as we’ll be retrospectively celebrating our 10th birthday with our original plans, which are still a secret! Tune in in a year’s time and see what should have been!