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Loving Vincent press event with PopUp Painting

Vincent van Gogh is the world’s most famous painter. His Starry Night, Café Terrace at Night, Sunflowers, Wheatfield with Crows and indeed his own face in his many self-portraits are among the most recognised images in our world. Vincent is not only famous for his paintings, but also for his tortured life, notably for cutting [...]

17 paintings that show what it’s like to be a uni student

Everyone loves a good list of something don’t they? University can be a very special time in your life. There are some incredible opportunities to grow as a human. And also for being extremely silly. Enjoy our list! 1 –  When older students meet younger students! Yep, Freshers Week! A great big bang to your first week […]

What is PopUp Painting?

What is PopUp Painting? PopUp Painting was founded in 2013 by three non-artists determined to Unleash Creativity. Our social painting events bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an every day basis. We pop up in bars, restaurants and workplaces with themed social painting events - taking inspiration [...]

NEW VENUES!

PopUp Painting & events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on a everyday basis! That’s right. Art in pubs restaurants and bars, (as well as workplaces). We are proud to work with a great network of […]

Let Christmas come early!

If someone tells you it’s too early for Christmas present buying. Walk away. Stop talking to them. You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life! A gift card or voucher, is the most personal present there is. It’s the gift of freedom to buy whatever you want, whenever you want it. It’s the […]

OBBY TAKEOVER

The Obby Takeover: How to become an Arts and Craft Wizard for Beginners Obby has taken over the blog today to bring you this piece about the best tips for those people who would like to be more ‘arty’. Obby is a great new website where you can discover incredible courses and workshops all over […]

We’re coming to Manchester!

PopUp Painting launched in London in 2013 with the mission of Unleashing Creativity. We’re all about bringing art out of the classroom and gallery, and into the places that people meet on an every day basis, like bars, restaurants and workplaces. In 2016 we stretched up to Birmingham and dipped our toes into Brighton. Now […]

YES! We do Graffiti events

You know our events by now, but if you don’t allow me to introduce us! Since launch in 2013 we’ve had c.13,000 guests. We are the UK’s leading ‘social painting and wine’ events company, popping up in bars, restaurants and workplaces across London, Birmingham and beyond in the UK. Our events are artist led, and themed […]

PopUp at Urban Meadow!

Urban Meadow is a lovely unpretentious restaurant and bar, knocking out a superb all day menu, which can be found to the North of Hyde Park between Queensway and Notting Hill Gate! Their spacious patio area provides the perfect calming environment to relax while dining alfresco. Inside you’re greeted with friendly staff in a bright and […]

Animal Fever!

You asked! We delivered! That’s right, here at PopUp Painting we take our feeback very seriously. We listen to all your comments especially when new animal themes are concerned. Summer is here, it’s bright, it’s beautiful, and it’s hot with animal fever in town. Don’t believe me? You’d believe Google though… right? Well let me […]