March 2020

Introducing Pop Up Painting Live!

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new experience Since our launch in 2013 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an every day basis. Now, with PopUp Painting Live!, we're bringing art into your home! Throughout this period of [...]

Events Suspended Until Further Notice Due To Coronavirus

PopUp Painting Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), 29 March 2020 Following the Government's statement on Monday 16 March, advising against "all unnecessary contact and travel", we took the decision to suspend our entire calendar through to end of April. Following further developments and there industry best practice, we have had to suspend our entire calendar until further notice. We will be monitoring the [...]

How to Escape a Zoom Date

As Zoom Date's have quickly replaced the classic'Drinks in a pub' we'd thought we'd help you out when it's time to say goodbye during a Zoom meet up, but you just don't know how. Here are our (not) triedand tested tips to escape a Zoom date: 1 - Flick your video on and off and [...]

Rainbows in Windows in Support of the NHS

During your daily walks you may have noticed Rainbow's popping up in people's windows. This symbol started in Wales earlier this week and has spread across the rest of the UK and the purpose is to display support of the NHS workers during these difficult times. Some of our team's children got involved with this [...]

Why Isolation is like (a really crap) Christmas

Pretty much most the world is going through these strange times, all our schedules have been tuned upside down. But through all this madness, we couldn’t help but feel there is something slightly familiar with our lifestyles? Could it be that it feels like Christmas? We worked out why self-isolation feels just like a really […]

What’s In – Your Complete Guide of Activities during Isolation

As you may have heard, PopUp Painting launched their first ever online event last week! We had a brilliant time, and will be doing this twice a week for the foreseeable future. In celebration of this, we thought we’d compile a list of the best events to get involved in when you’re self-isolating. Theatre There […]

What YOU Told us about your Social Habits

A couple of months back we sent out a questionnaire asking about your social habits, and we were delighted when 200 of you filled it out for us. The reason why we decided to do this is because we’ve noticed a change in the way people spend their money, certainly shifting from buying materials things […]

5 Interesting Facts about the Effect Painting Has On Your Brain

Looking after your brain is as important as looking after your body. Luckily painting is a fun activity that sharpens your mind. Here are 5 interesting facts about the effect painting as on your brain. (Spoiler: it’s all good news) 1.Gifted People use both sides of their brain Most people know that the left side […]