Welcome to PopUp Painting!

Founded in 2013 with the mission to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, PopUp Painting invites you to unleash your creativity across London, Surrey, and St. Albans! No experience is ever needed to take part. We provide all the kit and all the guidance you need to create your own fantastic painting!

Join us at one of our public events, a private party, or in a tailored corporate event, and unleash your creativity!

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Birthday party 2014 painting

The PopUp Painting Ethos

PopUp Painting's mission is to "bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on an every day basis". We believe that with a little guidance and the right materials, everybody is capable of unleashing their creativity and creating something they can be proud of. And even if a [...]
Barbora Brezakova in situ with her wonderful work!

Artist of the Week: Barbora Brezakova

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is PopUp Painting team member Barbora Brezakova. Barbora was born in Slovakia and is a graduate of Camberwell College of the Arts, UAL. Brezakova practice centres around painting and drawing.  One of artists main concerns is the intensity of  life experience and the investigation of its nature through the [...]


Phyllissa and her team were brilliant. They come in and set up in record time, have a great range of themes to choose from. I've enjoyed the Van Gogh and Banksy events and loved every minute. It's so much fun to compare your art work with your group of friends. They ran a hen do for me and it was brilliant. It's a laid back, informal environment and you get to learn some handy painting tips! I'll definitely be going again. Thanks guys!
Alex Weir
It was really good fun, and I’d definitely go again.  Both the Rugby Boy and I commented on how relaxed we were for a Friday night – it was really easy to relax and chill, and to be honest by the end we weren’t too fussed by the end results, it was just a great night!... A really fun, relaxing, different evening at the end of a busy week. Definitely a date night to remember!
Charly Lester, 30 Dates Blog
Thank you to everyone at PopUp Painting for organising a painting session for my hen party. The team went out of their way in securing a new venue close to our other activities (which was perfect - very central and with lots of light), organising drinks, and making a special themed playlist. There were a range of artistic talents amongst us, but everyone got stuck in with clear step-by-step instructions from the artist. We all loved it!
Rosie Sillito
Pop Up Painting was the perfect team building activity. Drinks, music and food both aided and distracted the 'artists' from the masterpieces they were creating. Phyllissa and team were very helpful and great fun. A thoroughly enjoyable evening was had by all and we're already discussing our next painting event! Have already recommended to anyone and everyone.
Emily Griffiths, Accenture UK

PopUp Painting has a simple aim: to bring art out of the classroom and the gallery and into the places where people meet on an everyday basis. Bringing social painting to London, we pop up in bars and restaurants right across London, Surrey and St. Albans. With public events, corporate events and private parties, and with themes from Banksy to Van Gogh, our events require no experience and give people a chance to have fun unleashing their creativity. Wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other. Our painting and wine nights are one of the most creative things to do in London!