2021

What’s on July 2021

July is here! This means, Wimbledon, Euros finals and hopefully some sun! Read on to find out the best events going on this July in London, Birmingham, Manchester and York. All our listed events are run by small businesses or celebrate diversity! London Saturday 3rd July – Paint London, London Art Bar, Holborn Try your […]

8 of the Best LGBTQ+ Artists

As pride month draws to an end we’d thought this would be a great opportunity to write about some of the best and most iconic LGBTQ+ artists. Claude Cahun Born as Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, Cahun was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor and writer. Claude’s work explores her personal life as well political views. She […]

The Best Summer Wines

Summer is finally here, and as our chances of spending the coming months sipping a Chianti in Tuscany are looking increasingly unlikely, we’ve compiled a list of the best types of wine to drink in warm weather. White Wine When choosing a white wine in warmer weather you should note the acidity, the body and […]

10 Charities to Support this Pride Month

This Pride month marks 52 years since the Stonewall Riots in New York, and as in many countries homophobia is starting to diminish, other countries are enforcing stricter rules and prejudices against the LGBTQIA+ community. If you want to show your support this year by donating to a charity, we have compiled a list of […]

5 Inspirational Business Stories

Thinking of starting an entrepreneurial adventure but need some inspiration? Look no further! We collected a selection of 5 inspirational stories – from rags to riches, to people who completely changed their career and created a truly sustainable company. WhatsApp Founder – Jan Koum Jan Koum was brought up in a small village in Ukraine, […]

Coming Soon The London Art Bar

Coming Soon: The London Art Bar

Launching in late June 2021, The London Art Bar is the next exciting phase of our mission to unleash creativity, and bring art out of the classroom and gallery into the places people meet on an every day basis. Located just 4 minutes walk from Holborn Station, it will be the new home for PopUp [...]

The Story of Pride

Pride Month not only celebrates the progress that has been made in LGBT+ rights over the last few decades. It’s also a protest and a call to arms. While many things have improved for LGBT+ people in the UK, it’s not mission accomplished. From rising hate crime to homelessness to an LGBT+ pay gap – […]

Whats on June 2021

June 2021 has the potential to be a BIG month with the Euros back on, Summer being on the horizon, and of course the the prospect of freedom arriving on the 21st. However, we know how these things go – our Summer may be a wash out, England may not win the Euros (probably) and […]

We've repainted over a paintbrush, new logo

We’ve repainted! Our 2021 look

Since we launch back in 2013 our look has been pretty much consistent: an indigo handle atop a bright pink brush, all styled quite abstractly. As the world opens back up, we've decided to have a little refresh. Let us know what you think of our 2021 look! Of course, all the important things stay [...]